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 22.214.171.1240. Here are the detailed installation instructions. Now let’s […].
Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS
AUGUST 27, 2015
Adobe Captivate Prime brings forth a modern UI, along with a simple UX (user experience), but along the way misses the boat on several items that leaves one wondering why? Built in authoring tool that is a simple add what you want in to it and whalla you are are off and running. Author. The gamification component of Captivate Prime provides the following.
Adobe Captivate 9 Review
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. I’ve been using Captivate for more years than I am willing to admit (RoboDemo anyone?); Guest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc. every new version […].
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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 [.].
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.
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.
Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community
MARCH 4, 2015
Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? In this post, you’ll learn how to solve your development issues using the Adobe Captivate Community. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1 Create an Adobe Account.
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.
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 [.].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
New to eLearning? Try Adobe Captivate 8!
JUNE 1, 2014
Guest post by Coline Son Lee, Principal & Learning Strategist at Everest CS, Orange County, CA How Adobe has broken the entry barrier to developing eLearning with a more powerful and responsive product! As an eLearning developer, I am often asked by others considering making the leap from developing instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning what […].
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.
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
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).
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.
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.
Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013
OCTOBER 30, 2013
This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. Nice assessment tool. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. One of the first authoring tools to enable the synching of your voice to match the actors/avatars’ lips. Shocking? You bet.
Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten
JUNE 11, 2013
With all this fun summer stuff, comes my summer course authoring tool rankings. For those who are in my top ten course authoring tool rankings. #10 Training Bricks – Bricklayer. Assessment tool including randomization. Fun - just like that pool party you are going to have in July – I am expecting an invite BTW. #9 Adobe Captivate 7.
Training: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate
JULY 7, 2014
Topic: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate Date and time: Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: In 2013, the sale of smartphones exceeded the sale of traditional phones while the sale of tablets exceeded those of standard PCs. This trend has lead to more clients who want online courses that can […].
HD Videos within a regular Adobe Captivate project
JUNE 26, 2012
Adobe Captivate 6 lets you record your screen or applications as High Definition (HD) videos and then add transitions or pan & zoom effects to make the videos more engaging. Extending Captivate How do I. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" "Video screen capture" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 6 screen capture videoYou can also publish them directly to YouTube or save them as MP4 files. But what If you want to have questions slides or training [.].
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.).
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.
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.
New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. Easy to use interface and supports SCORM and AICC. #18 Mzinga Publisher - Holy macaroni! (No reason, I just love saying that) Mzinga shows up with a true social learning authoring tool. A few vendors say “social learning” but it is often far from it. Collaboration.
Free eTrainings Announced for Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter: Register now!
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
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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.
Training: The Coolest Adobe Captivate Tips on the Planet
JANUARY 15, 2014
Topic: The Coolest Adobe Captivate Tips on the Planet Date and time: Thursday, 13th February, 2014 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Too many Adobe Captivate features are hidden and not well known. In this session, Joe Ganci, President at eLearning Joe, will show you many of the Captivate features you need to make […]. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" "Video screen capture" Adobe Captivate 7 Adobe Captivate 7.0.1
Adobe Captivate Drag-And-Drop Interactions Course Now Available on Lynda.com
DECEMBER 18, 2014
Check out this new course on Adobe Captivate Drag and Drop Interactions with me on Lynda.com. This course dives into the drag-and-drop feature of Adobe Captivate 8, focusing on creating interactive elements that are interesting and fun. You will learn how to build your first interaction, turn interactions into questions and practice activities, apply effects, […].
Adobe Captivate 9 vs. Articulate Storyline 2 vs. iSpring Suite 8.1
MARCH 16, 2016
Many course authors are interested to know the key differences between the top e-Learning authoring tools on the market. We surveyed e-Learning developers about their experiences with the popular e-Learning authoring software Articulate Storyline 2 and Adobe Captivate 9, and compared their feature sets with iSpring Suite 8.1. Each of the compared tools is well-suited for a particular type of content authoring. Shared. Overview. Read more ». Comparisons Related Posts
Learn through mistakes… a scenario-based course using Adobe Captivate 5.5
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
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What’s new and what’s Enhanced in the Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Update?
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
What’s New Whenever software is updated I know I’m always eager to learn what is new and what is improved. imagine that is the case for many people, so in that spirit I’ve compiled a list of the new and improved items included in the Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Community Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Technical Support Training and Tutorials Under the hood Whats new Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 update and I’ve added some context […].
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.