What’s new in Adobe Captivate 9.0.1
MARCH 7, 2016
We’ve just released a free update for Adobe Captivate 9 with some new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. To get the new update, open Adobe Captivate 9, and click Help > Updates and install the new update. Once the update is installed, your new Captivate version will be 126.96.36.1990. Here are the detailed installation instructions. Now let’s […].
E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison
MAY 9, 2016
We are excited to bring out the first ever Interaction Building Tools Comparison. We have compared Raptivity, eLearning Brothers, Articulate Engage '13, Articulate Storyline 2 and Adobe Captivate 9 on various parameters that are vital to create, integrate and deploy eLearning interactions. Each tool has its own strengths and weaknesses.
What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8
MAY 20, 2014
Most of you may be wondering what are some of the new features to Adobe Captivate 8. Captivate 8 has made significant upgrades, improvements, and created brand new features never before used in any eLearning authoring tool. Let’s get down to brass tacks and see what’s new with Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Project Design. Software Simulations.
A Book to Elevate Adobe Captivate 8
JUNE 9, 2014
Pull up your sleeves everyone, it’s time to Elevate Your Captivate 8 knowledge with Diane Elkins’ new book, E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8. . We’ve teamed up with Artisan E-learning to offer the new E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8 book along with an eLearning Template Library subscription for just $499 and receive the Book FREE, a $29.99
Authoring Tool Review: Adobe Captivate 9
JULY 26, 2016
Another year, another version of Adobe Captivate. The software has come on leaps and bounds recently with Captivate 8 providing a whole new interface, HTML5 publishing and responsive projects. Initially Adobe Captivate Initially Adobe Captivate 9 does not look too different, it has the same interface, and mostly the same menus. But let’s dig a bit deeper to see what this new version has to offer. .
Integrate Raptivity with Adobe Captivate
DECEMBER 27, 2012
We have earlier showcased in one of our blogs how Raptivity integrates best with the various versions of Adobe Captivate under various scenarios. Authoring Tool Videos adobe captivate authoring tools integration of raptivity Jigsaw puzzle video clipThis blog will shell light on the step by step process of integration with the help a [.].
The all-new Adobe Captivate 9: From storyboarding to storytelling
AUGUST 19, 2015
We are super-thrilled to announce the launch of all-new Adobe Captivate 9. Take a sneak peek at what’s in store for you: It’s truly one tool, with infinite possibilities. And now with the addition of Adobe Captivate Draft, […]. It is power-packed with tons of new features, functionalities, enhancements, and thousands of goodies to surprise you!
Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
He is trained as both an instructional designer and developer, and is an Adobe Community Expert. . Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. With plugin players such as Quicktime and Flash, you could set cue points in your video that your authoring software (if capable) can hear and respond.
3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Adobe Captivate was first introduced to be a screen capture tool under the name Flashcam. Its evolution as an e-learning authoring tool started after an eHelp Corporation based in San Diego acquired it and released it as Robo Demo. Let’s see a few sample e-learning courses developed by CommLab India using this very tool. Software Application Training.
What’s new and improved in Adobe Captivate 9.0.2
AUGUST 8, 2016
And here comes a new update for Adobe Captivate 9, which makes this eLearning authoring tool even more amazing with the power of new eLearning community, integration with Adobe Stock, and some major performance and runtime enhancements. To get the new update, open Adobe Captivate 9, and click Help > Updates and install the new […].
The Power of Multi-State Objects in Adobe Captivate 9
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Gone are the days when you had to use multiple objects and advanced actions to depict changing the state of an object in Adobe Captivate. Here comes Adobe Captivate 9, with the power of multi-state objects. You can now convert any interactive or non-interactive object to a multi-state object. This will immensely help you in […]. How do I.
4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About
AUGUST 7, 2014
This logically deduces the need for such authoring tools that can publish content that is compatible to the user experience that such smart devices deliver. But with the coming of HTML5, browsers and developers of authoring tools have been working hard to catch up and provide the rich experience that is possible with this version. Adobe Captivate 8.
Top 5 productivity tips for Adobe Captivate
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Adobe Captivate is a powerful eLearning authoring tool which allows you to create several types of engaging and interactive eLearning courses. To make the most of this tool, here are the top 5 productivity tips I’ve followed over the years. Go ahead and use them if you like. 1. Take my advice — Always begin […]. How do I.
Adobe Captivate 9 Limitations that Need to be Upgraded [Infographic]
AUGUST 12, 2016
A survey conducted by the E-learning Guild revealed that Adobe Captivate is the most widely used rapid authoring tool. The tool has really evolved, giving developers the power to create responsive courses, simulation-based courses, and highly interactive courses. Despite these capabilities, the software has a few limitations that need to be upgraded.
Super 7 Tips To Create Responsive Courses with Adobe Captivate 8
AUGUST 18, 2014
Thankfully Adobe Captivate 8 allows you to create responsive eLearning courses that can fit perfectly in different device sizes in both horizontal and vertical orientations. With tons of devices in varied screen sizes being used by the trainees and employees, there is a dire need to make the content available on different devices. You can […]. How do I.
State of the Authoring Tool Industry
MAY 16, 2016
When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? An authoring tool solution is supposed to be all about the ability for folks to create, build courses that can be linear (A to B to C) aka click-click or non-linear (why WBT was empowered in the first place, where the learner can bounce around A to C to G, focusing on what they need to learn, and returning as often as they want). . PowerPoint is presentation software. Assessment tool.
E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War
JULY 25, 2016
To address your urgency, e-learning professionals have been taking the help of rapid authoring tools to develop online learning material in a span of weeks rather than months. Among these, the three widely preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools are Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Adobe Captivate 9.
Introducing Adobe Captivate 6: Sensational eLearning Authoring
JUNE 14, 2012
At Adobe our mission is to change the world through digital experiences. Community Conferences and events Documentation eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Video screen capture" Adobe Captivate 6 HTML5 iPad mLearning mobile Learning smart learning interactions ThemesI love being part of a team. In the eLearning team we are [.].
The ALL NEW Adobe Captivate 8 Blends Authoring Ease with Game-Changing Mobile Support
MAY 20, 2014
In a stunning and welcome move, Adobe is announcing today a major update to their Adobe Captivate software. Captivate has been used by trainers and educators around the world for authoring online courses for more than a decade. In that time it has clearly become the industry leading tool for online course authoring (according to […]. Community Documentation eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.
Adobe Captivate 8 Essential Training now available on Lynda.com
OCTOBER 19, 2014
Lynda.com has announced an Essential Training course on Adobe Captivate 8 by Aaron Quigley. It’s a great course for beginners and intermediate users to explore the Captivate authoring workflow and capabilities, and learn how to use the new features introduced in Adobe Captivate 8. This course is also very useful for folks who want to […]. How do I.
From our Expert’s Desk: A Review of Adobe Captivate 9
AUGUST 9, 2016
Of the many e-learning rapid authoring tools available in the market today, Adobe’s Captivate is certainly one of the best. It was just a screen recording tool when it was first launched under the name FlashCam , but over the years it has evolved into a full-fledged e-learning rapid authoring tool. Adobe Captivate Draft.
E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison
JANUARY 24, 2013
We get lots of questions about our opinion on the major e-learning authoring tools. A while back, I did a comparison grid to help outline the key differences. There have been a lot of changes to the authoring tool landscape in the last 12 months, so I thought I’d update it. . Studio has a few more graphics tools, but Captivate has more animation options.
Updated E-Leaning Authoring Tools Comparison
JUNE 24, 2014
With the release of Adobe Captivate 8 a few weeks back, I thought I would update our popular—and often controversial—comparison grid on the major authoring tools. At the end of the day, the decisions about which tool(s) you choose to use should be based on the features that are most important to you and your organization. Notable Changes.
Book Review: Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 by Damien Bruyndonckx
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
A few days back, I started reading Damien’s Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 book. would say that it’s a great resource for people who wish to learn and master Adobe Captivate 6. Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe eLearning Suite 6 book review Damien Bruyndonckx Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 Rapid Authoring rapid elearning
Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet
MAY 20, 2014
Since its last release in June 2013, Adobe Captivate 8 leapfrogs the current paradigm of eLearning development and addresses the needs of today’s eLearning developer with it’s all new mobile responsive design. This is the most significant release of Adobe eLearning software yet because of the totally reimagined user interface. – Software Simulations.
Update for Adobe Captivate 6 available now!
OCTOBER 22, 2012
We have released an update for Adobe Captivate — version 6.0.1 eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" "Video screen capture" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 6 Captivate HTML5 iPad LMS mLearning rapid elearning screen capturebunch of key issues are addressed through this update including the following fixes.
Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate 5.5 – Create and Reuse!
APRIL 23, 2012
There are different ways of adding audio to an eLearning project in Adobe Captivate 5.5 and one of the ways is to convert Text to Audio with the powerful functionality of Text-to-Speech in Adobe Captivate. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5 training Adobe Captivate 5.5
Training: What’s New in Adobe Captivate 6
JULY 31, 2012
Topic: What’s New in Adobe Captivate 6 Date and time: Thursday, 2nd August, 2012 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish, with Kirsten Rourke, Adobe Captivate Expert to learn more about the new release of Adobe Captivate 6 – the industry leading rapid eLearning authoring software tool. Adobe Captivate 6 [.]. eLearning Suite How do I.
Training: Advanced Actions for Dummies using Adobe Captivate 6
AUGUST 7, 2012
Topic: Advanced Actions for Dummies using Adobe Captivate 6 Date and time: Thursday, 13th Sept, 2012 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Anita Horsley, Captivate Community Expert, to learn how to make eLearning more engaging using Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe eLearning Suite 6 Advanced Actions eSeminar Events rapid elearning VariableseLearning Suite How do I.
The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition
AUGUST 21, 2015
Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. Adobe Captivate Draft on iPad.
Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 14, 2013
Like many of today's technical communicators, I wear many hats and use multiple tools to communicate with my learners. For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. not users. (As far as I'm concerned, a Help System is really just an opportunity for the author to teach something.).
Training: Power of Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate: Tips and Tricks
APRIL 3, 2012
When: Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Lieve Weymeis, Adobe Captivate Expert and Adobe Education Leader along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to improve using Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5 training Adobe Captivate 5.5
Build Your Own Custom Themes for Adobe Captivate 7 Courses!
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
Adobe Captivate 7 is shipped with some great looking themes to help you get started with your eLearning course creation easily. These themes help you save a lot of time that you would otherwise have to spend in creating graphical assets for your eLearning courses. These themes are bundled with multiple eLearning screen layouts to […]. How do I.
5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads
MAY 3, 2012
Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. In this post, we examine 5 rapid authoring tools which show tremendous promise. 1) Adobe Captivate 5.5 Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver.
Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? have worked on several authoring tools. Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. Feature. Operating Systems.
Training: Go Mobile with Adobe Captivate 7.0.1
JANUARY 2, 2014
Topic: Go Mobile with Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Date and time: Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: The new update for Adobe Captivate 7 is loaded with enhancements to help you create stunning mobile learning courses using the HTML5 publish option. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, as she shows […]. How do I.
Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 20, 2013
desktop authoring tool that provides a wealth of features and additional software. Templates, themes, debug tool (nice), translation tool (nice too). Includes an assessment tool and can generate certificates. Another super easy authoring tool to start building courses. Translation tool. The Top 10 authoring tools (in alpha order).