If you’re in the market for timeline software, you may have stumbled across iSpring Suite — or maybe you’re already using it. Whatever the case, you might not be aware of how iSpring Suite’s competitors compare.
This guide will give you an overview of the best iSpring Suite alternatives, looking at their key features, unique selling points, pricing, and best use cases.
Let’s take a quick look at the 10 best iSpring Suite alternatives on the market, all of which you'll find more details on further down in this article.
|1. Preceden||Preceden is free to try with paid plans starting at $12/month.||
|2. ChronoFlo||ChronoFlo has a free plan that lets you create 1 timeline with up to 50 events. There's also a Bronze plan ($10/month) that supports 5 timelines with up to 500 events, and a Silver plan ($29.50/month) that supports up to 25 timelines and up to 1,000 events per timeline.||
|3. Timeline Maker Pro||One-time purchases ranging from $49 for students to $535 for enterprise teams.||
|4. Time.Graphics||Free public timelines up to 18 events. Premium plans from $4.90/day to $97.90/year.||
|5. Tiki-Toki||Tiki-Toki's free plan is limited to 1 timeline with paid plans starting at $9.50/month that support multiple timelines and additional features.||
|6. Kronoli||Kronoli is a free service.||
|7. Creately||Creately has a free plan that is limited to 3 documents with paid plans starting at $4/month.||
|8. Teachnology Timeline Generator||The Teachnology timeline generator is free.||
|9. LucidChart Timeline Maker||Lucid Chart's Basic membership is $4.95/month, Pro (single user) membership is $8.95/month and Team (for 3 users) membership is available for $20 per month.||
|10. RFFlow||$49 one-time purchase with a free trial||
Knowing your options is a good place to start when looking for an alternative to iSpring Suite. Before you decide whether to use iSpring Suite or something else though, it’s helpful to dive a little deeper.
To start, ask yourself these 3 questions:
After answering these questions, narrow your list down to a few tools and try them out. Having this hands-on experience can help get a feel for how easy they are to use and whether they’ll satisfy your requirements.
Beyond the features and timeline style, be sure to check out other aspects of each offering. Some may not have been worked on for years and have poor support (you can send an email to their support team to see how quickly they respond). If you like multiple tools, the strength of their support docs and quality of their response could be a deciding factor.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for creating timelines quickly.Tags:
Preceden is a web-based timeline maker that lets you quickly create, customize, and share professional-looking timelines. It offers a variety of templates to help you get started and makes it easy to adjust your timeline's style with its variety of appearance settings. It's actively developed and provides fast customer support.
As an alternative to iSpring Suite, you’ll find that Preceden is easier to use, has more customization options, and gives you more ways to share your timeline. It strives to have all features you need (and nothing you don't) including:
Pricing: Preceden is free to try with paid plans starting at $12/month.
ChronoFlo, made by the same developer as TikiToki, lets you create stylish timeline visualizations directly in your browser.
Pricing: ChronoFlo has a free plan that lets you create 1 timeline with up to 50 events. There's also a Bronze plan ($10/month) that supports 5 timelines with up to 500 events, and a Silver plan ($29.50/month) that supports up to 25 timelines and up to 1,000 events per timeline.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for private investigators.Tags:
Timeline Maker Pro is a Windows program helps private investigators, researchers, and planners create timelines in a variety of formats. It's one of the oldest timeline makers (it launched in 1995), but does not appear to be under active development.
Unlike iSpring Suite, it is Windows software so you'll need a PC in order to use it.
Pricing: One-time purchases ranging from $49 for students to $535 for enterprise teams.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for embedding charts in your timeline.Tags:
Time.Graphics is an online timeline tool that supports a wide variety of rich media like charts, videos, and images.
Pricing: Free public timelines up to 18 events. Premium plans from $4.90/day to $97.90/year.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for multimedia heavy timelines.Tags:
Tiki-Toki is a cloud-based timeline generator that lets you create timelines with a distinctive stylish graphical background. Unlike most other tools, Tiki-Toki lets users embed videos (YouTube, Vimeo, or MP4) directly in timelines.
Pricing: Tiki-Toki's free plan is limited to 1 timeline with paid plans starting at $9.50/month that support multiple timelines and additional features.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for vertical timelines.Tags:
Kronoli is a website that lets users create basic vertical timelines. Unlike iSpring Suite and most other tools, Kronoli's timelines can range billions of years, letting you visualization things like the geologic history of Earth.
Pricing: Kronoli is a free service.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for teams needing a variety of visualization capabilities.Tags:
Creately is a suite of visualization tools that includes a timeline maker product. Unlike dedicated timeline maker tools, Unlike iSpring Suite, Creately's timelines are purely graphical and therefore non-interactive.
Pricing: Creately has a free plan that is limited to 3 documents with paid plans starting at $4/month.
Best iSpring Suite alternative for students creating a basic timeline with only a handful of events.Tags:
The Teachnology Timeline Generator is one of several teaching tools provided by TeAchnology. Compared to iSpring Suite you may find this tool very basic, but it may a good option if you only need a basic visualization.
Pricing: The Teachnology timeline generator is free.
Lucid Chart is a charting tool that supports creating timeline visualizations.
Pricing: Lucid Chart's Basic membership is $4.95/month, Pro (single user) membership is $8.95/month and Team (for 3 users) membership is available for $20 per month.