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Comparing the Best LMS Softwares - DigitalChalk, Absorb LMS, and Torch LMS

Posted on May 05, 2016 By Jake White

If you are in the market for an LMS software, the choices may seem overwhelming. There are so many companies to choose from, with each one claiming to be the best in the market. Users at Captera.com have given DigitalChalk, Absorb LMS, and Torch LMS all a 4.5 out of 5-star rating, making them three of the top software systems available on the market. See how they compare, and evaluate the pros and cons of each system.

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DigitalChalk is used by the widest range of companies. Small, mid and large size companies utilize the software, along with educational institutions and government agencies. It is pricey, with a one-time corporate account set up fee of $1,099 and monthly fees starting at $99 for the lowest tier. It also doesn’t offer a free trial, so be sure to research thoroughly before proceeding with this option.

DigitalChalk can be deployed via Cloud, SaaS or web, and offers both
native iOS and Android platforms, making it accessible via nearly every type of device. They offer online support during business hours. They also have live training available to customers, as well as webinars and documentation.

Absorb LMS

Absorb LMS is best suited for small, mid and large size companies. They require a quote to get pricing, as they tailor the pricing to each company’s needs. The lack of upfront pricing transparency is a negative for Absorb LMS. They do offer a free trial, so you can test the system before committing to it.

Like DigitalChalk, Absorb LMS is also able to be deployed via Cloud, SaaS or the web, and offers both native iOS and Android platforms. They are the only company of the three to offer support via a live rep 24/7, in addition to online support during business hours. They are also the only company to offer in-person training of their system in addition to live training, webinars, and documentation.

Torch LMS

Torch LMS is best suited for mid to large size companies. Their pricing is quite competitive compared to DigitalChalk, with rates starting at just $30 per user per year. They also offer a free trial, so you can test the software before choosing to sign up long term.

Torch LMS is available for deployment via Cloud, Saas or web. They offer online support during business hours. Like DigitalChalk, they offer live training, webinars, and documentation for their users.

Pick the LMS that Fits Your Business

When you are looking for an LMS, it is important to find a company that fits the unique needs of your business. DigitalChalk, Absorb LMS, and Torch LMS all have excellent customer ratings. Learn more to see if Torch LMS is right for you.