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Adobe Captivate 7: Pan & Zoom Video Demos

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by Kevin Siegel        Last week, I showed you how to  trim portions of a Captivate Video Demo.   Captivate's Pan & Zoom feature, which is only available in Video Demos, is really two cool tools in one.   To add a Pan & Zoom in a Video Demo, first position the Playhead on the Timeline where you'd like the Pan & Zoom.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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–  This means that multiple people can work at the same time on the same course and same page – it is really an awesome feature, especially with SaaS authoring tools.  Increase of authoring tool vendors –  More are in, less are out, but there still is a gap between good and average – a huge gap. Here is an idea – build a better authoring tool!

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

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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. Conclusion.

Top Six E-Learning Tools for 2015

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Qualifications for e-learning tools. None.  I didn’t put together any secret formula or weighting criteria for these tools.  I did look at several sites that listed tools and realized for the most part they were authoring tools or tools that are super mainstream and oh, they are authoring tools. When I did find a recent site, a few tools were different than the authoring tools or tools like Go Animate!, Trial Tools. Usually I list the others first, then the top tool or top product at the bottom to build excitement.

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5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about?

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

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Adobe Captivate. The Adobe Captivate software helps you create a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML content. You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. GarageBand gives you all the tools you need to write, play, mix, and export your own song quickly and efficiently. An easy to use audio recording tool allows the user to upload a file from a prerecorded file. Camtasia costs more at $299, but is one of the best screen capturing tools for Windows or Mac. Adobe Kuler. SCORM. Articulate. iSpring. Audio.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

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Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July.  As noted on the Top 10 list, this is for February. A new update will be July and then the final in December. #20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools.

How Adobe Captivate 9 Helps Create Captivating E-Learning Courses

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Adobe Captivate has been around for quite some time now. It’s safe to say this industry-standard rapid authoring tool helps you craft courses that are not only interactive and engaging, but also aesthetically sound. In cases as such, Adobe Captivate is a must-have authoring tool. Product Demos. Developing e-learning courses in Adobe Captivate is easy.

Travel Through Time in Adobe Presenter 9

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Adobe teamed up with us to highlight the awesome tools they provide. One of these tools is Adobe Presenter 9, and it allowed us to travel through time! A few months ago, Adobe asked us to deliver an Adobe Presenter 9 project that demonstrated how powerful a fully functional presenting tool can be in the hands of a professional. Demo Course.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

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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. Open or create a topic and choose  Import > Adobe Captivate Demo. by Kevin Siegel. The Perfect Help Topic.

Adobe Captivate: Sometimes a Smooth Mouse Path Isn't So Slick

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by Kevin Siegel      I've written a few articles about Captivate's video mode including how to  trim videos , use the  Pan and Zoom  feature, how to  edit the mouse points , and how to  publish video demos. Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools?  "I was previewing the project. Interested? 

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

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If you've tried Adobe Presenter with Video Express , you are probably aware that you can create a video of yourself as you present your PowerPoint slides, and then display either yourself, your slides, or both in the published project. At the bottom of the screen, I click the Presentation Only tool. Since the video was shot with Word maximized, I click the Pan & Zoom tool at a crucial point along the timeline. So okay, I did end up using PowerPoint and Adobe Presenter along with Video Express after all, but that combo was just what I needed for this hybrid project.

Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications

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While developing these applications we considered many alternative tools & technologies to develop such applications for learning. Marker based AR application demo. Image based AR application demo. List of development tools and SDKs for developing these applications –. 1. FLARToolKit and FLARManager for Adobe Flash. 3. ARToolKit. 2. SLARToolkit. 4. HandyAR. 8.

Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Software Simulations Using Adobe Captivate

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Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily. This tool helps you capture a specific set of actions performed in a screen area or an application. This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. 1. There are four modes in Recording – Demo, Assessment, Training, and Custom.

My Favorite Adobe Captivate 6 Features and a Short Tutorial on How to Create a Play/Pause Button

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We’ve used Adobe’s E-Learning Suite since it was first [.]. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 6 Adobe eLearning Suite 6 Advanced Actions eLearning Favorite features High Definition screencasts New Features Play Pause Button rapid elearning Smart Shapes video demoGuest Blog by: Sara Carpenter, President and Founder at Qurve Learning. At Qurve Learning, we create e-learning programs that help patients prepare for medical procedures. eLearning Suite How do I.

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Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

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In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Captivate 6 from Adobe -   - makes producing and distributing video easier than ever. So there’s a quick overview of some of the leading video tools available to Instructional Designers today.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

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For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use to produce the lessons? Is it Adobe Captivate? While there's a hot debate as to which of these tools is the best for eLearning, all three are capable. have extensive experience using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia Studio. In my experience, it will take you approximately 2 hours of labor to produce 1 minute of eLearning playtime if you use Adobe Captivate. If Articulate Storyline is your tool of choice, developers who use that tool have told me that Storyline is on a par with Captivate.

10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

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Product demo videos: Showcase your product features, benefits, and unique use cases. As we understand the importance of product demonstration videos in closing a sales deal, let’s check the best tools available to develop them. 1. ‘ Go Animate ‘ enables businesses and individuals develop demo or explainer videos quickly and easily. Demo Builder. Go Animate.

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Two Quick Time-Savers in Adobe Captivate 9

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Last week’s release of Adobe Captivate 9 has some great new features that really set the tool apart: More flexibility in responsive projects. The ability to capture video demos from mobile devices, such as an iPad (only available on the Mac version of Captivate). The post Two Quick Time-Savers in Adobe Captivate 9 appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered Continue Action.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7


For those of us in the e-learning and m-learning space, and especially for those who regularly rely on Adobe products, it is impossible to ignore Adobe Captivate. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. What types of products can be created using Adobe Captivate 7? No problems here. Conclusion.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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  When I create video demos with Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio, I tend to record my voice at the same time that I'm recording the screen. find that if I try to record my audio after-the-fact (in the tool itself or in an external program), it's more difficult to synchronize my audio with what's happening in the video.      I find that my "off-the-cuff" video demos sound more natural when I record my voice during the recording process. What tools do you use for audio?

Training: Create legendary eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8

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Topic: Create legendary eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8 Date and time: 14th August 2014, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to create all the eLearning you want with just one tool  Adobe Captivate 8. Create responsive multi-screen eLearning – HD product demos, software simulations, compliance and […]. Whats new

New in Adobe Captivate 8: The Little Things

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There’s lots of buzz in the e-learning world over the release of Adobe Captivate 8, and rightly so. Plus, you’ll read a lot about the redesigned interface, color themes, rollover and down states on shapes, removing pop-up messages in a video demo, and better parameterization in shared actions. You can find some great tutorials on these features in Adobe’s Rapid eLearning blog.).

Training: What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite 6

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Topic: What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite 6 Date and time: Wednesday, 8th August, 2012 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn what’s new and exciting in Adobe eLearning Suite 6. Adobe eLearning Suite 6 software offers best-in-class tools for application simulations, product demos, digital imaging, rich [.].

Gamification In Application Software Training


You discover, learn, and practice features in these tools in a highly compelling environment. ADOBE LEVELUP. Adobe LevelUp is a free plug-in that turns learning Photoshop into an interesting experience. Upon the completion of each level, you can earn points and badges that enter you into drawings to win prizes from Adobe. ” ~ Karl Kapp. INTRODUCTION.

Fall into Captivate with Autumn-colored Templates

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With a spectrum of creams and yellows, this Click and Reveal template has an infographic-style layout to give your learners the lowdown on the specific aspects and attributes of a person or thing, in the case of our demo, a dress code. Adobe Captivate Resources eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Products/Services ResourcesDiagram. Ask an Expert.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. From Bob Cunningham, Training Specialist and Adobe Certified Instructor, Captivate, U.S. For online demos the quality is bad to borderline. IconLogic offers multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including  Introduction to Adobe Captivate and Advanced Adobe Captivate. Is Articulate Storyline your tool of choice? by Kevin Siegel. It needs to connect to my Dell laptop PC. No foolin!

eLearning Course Starters

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See what eLearning Course Starters we have in your authoring tool of choice. . Click here to learn more and demo   eLearning Course Starters. . Adobe Captivate Course Starters. Click the thumbnails below to learn more and demo the templates. Click here to see Adobe Captivate Templates. Click the thumbnails below to learn more and demo the templates.

Adobe Captivate 8: A Cleaner, Simpler User Interface

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by Kevin Siegel      Adobe last week announced Adobe Captivate 8, a significant upgrade to one of the top eLearning development tools in the world. After selecting  New , you'll find the usual suspects including Software Simulation, Video Demo, and From PowerPoint. Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Understand the mobile learning landscape, technologies and tools. Hands-on workshop exercises. *  The Current State of mLearning Design Tools. Pros and Cons of Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate for mLearning Design. Examples and Demos of these Tools on iOS and Android devices. Where : Online via Adobe Connect. Send to Kindle.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

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Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. Storyline is a desktop authoring tool which Articulate would probably position alongside their current Studio suite of Presenter, QuizMaker and Engage, but for me this is definitely a replacement. Looks to me like you could do some really nice work with it, without being frustrated by lack of functionality. A few highlights: The demo I saw was running on a Mac, so that's a plus for me.

Capture that E-learning Demo 2: Captivate

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As I’m doing a lot of demos at the moment, I thought that it would be apposite to discuss demo capturing and authoring tools. Yesterday, it was the turn of Camtasia, today, it’s Adobe Captivate. Tags: online delivery rapid elearning principle of demonstration adobe captivate challenge to e-learning The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Find out more.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

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have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. The day after leaving Adobe, I had my first meeting with Arlyn Asch, Articulate CTO, who spent time with me going over Storyline and after an hour of talking to Arlyn and seeing what they were working on, it was a enough for me to believe that sure enough Storyline was going to be a game-changer. Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate. But of course, there’s a lot more. 2. But wait, there’s more.

The Tools I Use

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On a recent live stream, I was asked about which tools I use to create my eLearning and video tutorials. Adobe Captivate. think it’s obvious that I use Adobe Captivate and almost always have the latest version. I do also keep the previous version installed on my main system. Up to and including presently I have always purchased a perpetual license for Adobe Captivate. Adobe Creative Cloud. Going back several years I purchased the Adobe eLearning Suite which is no longer available. Microsoft Office. Snagit. FileZilla. Blog Uncategorized software