Welcome to Adapt Learning

Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework.    

Responsive e-learning

Adapt creates HTML5 e-learning courses, which work on any device

Responsive e-learning design takes its inspiration from responsive web design; an approach that ensures a single version of a website or an e-learning course can provide a viewing experience optimised for different devices, from desktop to tablet to smartphone.


Authoring tool

Create responsive e-learning courses without programming knowledge

The Adapt authoring tool allows you to quickly build content using the Adapt Framework. You can create an account, log in, create courses, add interactive elements then preview and publish your content.

Want to build your own e-learning course?

Adapt Framework

An extensible HTML5 e-learning framework for developers.

The Adapt Framework creates HTML5 e-learning courses. They may be delivered with a web server or a with SCORM compliant learning management system. The Adapt framework powers the Adapt authoring tool, an easy to use design tool for creating Adapt courses.

See the Adapt Framework in action


Forums and resources for the Adapt community

Our community is at the heart of this open source project.

We’re inspired by being completely open and everything is discussed in the open from the start. This is where these discussions take place. Everyone is welcome and free to ask anything related to the Adapt project or responsive e-learning design, suggest developments and share experiences.


Technical forum

This forum is the central place for all discussions in the Adapt Learning Community in English. Everyone is welcome to ask related questions, make suggestions and leave comments.

Visit Technical Forum


Responsive e-learning forum

In this forum we are discussing best practice for creating responsive eLearning. This includes learning design, creating art directions with impact and sharing ideas, examples and tips and tricks. These discussions will inform the future roadmap of the Adapt project.

Visit Responsive Learning Forum


Adapt projects and jobs board

This forum is for people running Adapt projects to advertise Adapt related jobs & projects on which they are seeking (paid-for) help and for community members to advertise their Adapt-related services.

Visit Projects and Jobs Board

  • “Adapt has proven ideal for creating engaging cross-platform courses within our requirements. Support from the community is phenomenal and my own technical skillset has significantly expanded thanks to them.”

    Helen Maffin
    eLearning Developer, University of Cambridge
  • “Adapt is truly ground-breaking for elearning – responsive, open-source, flexible and constantly developing. It’s been great to collaborate with other industry leaders on such an innovative project.”

    Louise Pasterfield
    Managing Director, Sponge UK
  • “Our team is a group of experienced training instructors/developers that grabbed the opportunity to create a new approach for self-paced learning based on the Adapt-Authoring tool.”

    John Niezen
    Senior Training Instructor Home Appliances, LG Electronics
  • “Using Adapt, we’ve redeveloped our ready-made Compliance and Health and Safety courses (30+ hours) into modern, cross platform eLearning. We’ve gained a real competitive advantage and our clients love the new courses.”

    Darren Hockley
    Managing Director, DeltaNet International
  • “I have been testing elearning for accessibility for ten years plus, and I can honestly say that Adapt content works better with screen readers than any other elearning I have ever tested.”

    Sam Cook
    Head of Testing, Kineo
  • “Delivering to multiple devices is a must for anyone producing e-learning today. Considering the free, award winning and innovative Adapt toolset before proprietary alternatives should be a no-brainer for all.”

    Sven Laux
    Adapt Project Lead
  • “Adapt is changing the face of e-learning and users love this modern learning experience. The growth of Adapt hasn’t gone unnoticed by several big corporates and as momentum builds I expect Adapt to become even more recognised and adopted.”

    Paul McElvaney
    Chief Executive Officer, Learning Pool
  • “The flexibility that Adapt gives you is a massive advantage, and the feedback we get from everybody is that it’s more like a web page or a typical modern web app, and it just seems the more natural approach to creating courses.”

    Mark Lynch
    Chief Technical Officer, Learning Pool
  • “My perspective as an instructional designer is: I want as many people as possible to have the tools to help them create really good quality elearning and that’s something that Adapt offers.”

    Lucy Hodge
    Instructional Designer
  • “We’ve been working with industry colleagues to create Adapt. Sharing our knowledge has helped us build better courses for our clients, and it feels great to be part of something that helps the wider learning community.”

    Alan Bourne
    Head of Development, Sponge UK