Author-it responds to the the issues most often encountered by people producing documentation. Consider these questions when evaluating other documentation tools against Author-it:
- Will you be creating large documents?
- Will you be creating more than one type of output from the same documentation, for example, printed documentation and online help?
- Do you need your documentation development run alongside your project(s)?
- Will many people be contributing to the documentation?
- How much technical writing experience does your team have?
- How much time/money can you afford to spend on training?
- Do you need to create several versions of your documents for different clients or divisions?