This page includes some of the tools and resources we use at Uncanny Owl to deliver great elearning solutions. We’re organized them for easy use in your own projects. We hope they help, and if you have any suggestions of your own, let us know!

Authoring Tools

Creating elearning content? You’ll probably want some to develop it. This section includes some of the more popular options.

Articulate Storyline & Studio

Great tools for rapid development. Choose Storyline for more complex requirements and Studio for easier authoring.

Lectora Inspire

Another courseware development tool.

Adobe Captivate

The standard for software simulations and, if you’re creative enough, can be used for course authoring too.

Digital Assets

There are lots of stock templates, photos, code and more that make it easy to create great-looking, engaging elearning.

Themeforest, Videohive, Codecanyon and Audiojungle

Envato sites are great for creative work and your website. We’re big Envato users; this site is powered by 4 of their products! Can you tell which ones?

eLearning Brothers

eLearning templates, characters, games and more. Their templates and characters are heavily used in our Storyline courses!


Need stock photos for your elearning programs? Thinkstock has millions! The subscription model offers a great value if you use a lot of images in your projects.

Learning Management Systems

Find the right platform to serve your courseware.


A cloud-based LMS that can scale to your needs.


It’s hard to beat LearnDash with a tight budget. We built Grade Hacks with LearnDash!


A simplified LMS by a Toronto company, now with SCORM support.


Additional tools and resources to improving your elearning programs and proficiency.

Need some video tutorials to get up to speed on elearning basics? Maybe a refresher on Storyline or Captivate authoring? This is the place!


Score a perfect program launch with the right kind of elearning testing. Find out if your elearning holds up to external usability, load and cross-platform testing!