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Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

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Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 and Lectora Inspire 16. Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate support Mac and Windows Operating systems where as Lectora supports Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8,and 10. Feature. Operating Systems. Images.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]

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First impressions: fast downloads, seamless installation and PC/Mac version. b- RIM´s BlackBerry World 2012: Public preview of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Mobile Fusion,  an enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into the multi-platform Mobile Device Management (MDM) marketplace. Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE. Great news, our Podcast is now live on  iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. Send to Kindle. eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

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How many times do you reach for your smartphone even when you are in front of a fully capable Mac or PC computer? A  Tecmark Survey finds the average user picks up their smartphone 221 times a day? Take for example Articulate Storyline 2 which does not support Responsive Design and Adobe Captivate 8, which does. In Articulate Storyline, things are not so simple. The Web. No

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Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®


The purpose of this article is to explain the options that exist within Articulate Storyline, and hopefully make it easier to produce and publish the content available for offline viewing on stationary and mobile devices. For Storyline, the device is an iPad or a PC (running Microsoft Windows®) or a Mac®. The reasons for such requirements vary. What does “Offline” mean? References.

Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player.


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on July 13th, 2010 In this lesson, we’re going to learn how to build the graphics for the skin of your player. However, after deliberating with myself I asked, “Self, this should be two parts.”

Experiences with Elearning on the Mac

The Learning Generalist

Its a bit of a pity that there are "no good rapid-elearning tools" (take this with a pinch of salt for now) for the Mac. When it comes to Windows of course, there's quite a wide array of tools in Articulate , Raptivity , Mohive , Captivate and what have you. So that's how I author my elearning on my Mac. So here's why I say having a Mac is a blessing. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Added bonus – supports Mac OS too, and has an app in the Mac store.  Easy to use. #15 Articulate Studio 09 - Until I see what 2013 can do (and it is about to be in beta), Studio sits at number 15. Despite what Articulate might say the most used products within Studio are Presenter and Quizmaker. Not with Publisher. Layers & objects. Task management. No idea.)

Mac Authoring Tools - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

This organization predominantly has Macs and would like to use something like Articulate or Captivate to: "convert our existing Powerpoint trainings, include quizes, track responding, track time spent enaged, insert Quicktime movies and deploy via the web." For so long, Adobe has had products on both Mac and PC, I assumed that Captivate had a Mac version - but I didn't find one. I was just asked a question and was a bit at a loss for a response. Any suggestions

Browser Testing: What If You Don’t Have the Right Browsers?

E-learning Uncovered

Operating systems include Windows, Mac, and Ubuntu, while browsers include Chrome, Firefox, IE, Opera , and Safari. Uncategorized Adobe Captivate articulate Articulate Storyline Articulate Studio authoring tools browser testing design development e-learning e-learning design html5 iPad mlearning project management storyline In a recent blog post , I described the process we used recently to manage a rather large browser testing project. Here are some of the pros and cons we discovered: Pros      . Simplicity —The service was very easy to use.

Why Articulate Storyline Is My Go-To Authoring Tool

Sudden Insight

friend asked me what all the fuss was about concerning Articulate Storyline, a new e-learning authoring tool. As a member of the Storyline beta test team, I’ve already built projects with Storyline, and so I know the program well enough to know this: Articulate Storyline is my go-to authoring tool. Articulate’s interface designers are among the very best in the industry.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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Desktop App Stores — Mac users have downloaded over 100 million apps from Apple’s Mac App Store and Microsoft recently showcased their upcoming Windows 8 Store, which will enable PC users to easily download, install and stay up-to-date with software. When I was at Adobe and the Mac App Store came out, I immediately thought that Captivate for Mac should be there.

eLearning: Working with Numbers

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Note that the yellow box shares some common Monospace fonts for both Mac and Windows. Sometimes I create my graphs directly in Articulate Storyline using shapes (in the image below, that's exactly what I did using lines, text, and simple shapes). In that case I concentrate on enhancing the overall slide design. Monospace fonts have the exact same width allotted for each character.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Articulate Storyline. One of the best tools, if you are already using Articulate, to convert your existing (Articulate based) courses to run on iPads, other tablets and mobile devices. Anyone can build mobile learning materials and publish to both HTML5 with cross-platform support for Apple iOS, Android, and Blackberry, as well as PC and Mac browsers. Adobe Edge Animate.

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Macintosh Rapid E-Learning Authoring Software

The E-Learning Curve

Is there a rapid elearning or screencasting production tool for the Mac? Tags: viewletbuilder SWFtools articulate Mac Jing screenflow rapid elearning authoring tools Apple Macintosh adobe captivate Camtasia contributor to my post Capture that E-Learning Demo: Update, asked me: We have been looking at both Camtasia and. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Find out more.

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

mLearning Revolution

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. What a difference three short years make in technology. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

What are the key differences between Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate Studio? In October 2013, an eLearning Guild report showed the most common authoring tools were Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, and Trivantis Lectora, and those tools are still leaders in this market. Learning Authoring Tools. Course Design.

eLearning: The Origins of a Training Methodology

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Today you have plenty of options when it comes to developing eLearning, including Camtasia, Captivate, Storyline, and two Presenters (one from Adobe, the other from Articulate). Sure computers were around in the 80s. I was an early Mac adopter and I remember PCs with early versions of Windows (heck, I used DOS and floppy disks when they were still floppy). 30 years ago?

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate) offer robust design features but fail to provide an environment for collaborative development and review. Publishes for any browser or platform. ·          Authoring and reviewing requires Internet Explorer or a desktop app. ·          No Mac solution for authoring. The era of web-based authoring systems is here. superior workflow management.

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The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview

mLearning Revolution

If you don’t have a Mac or just want to see how iBooks Author works and what it takes to create interactive eBooks, I posted a hands-on video yesterday HERE. Articulate, Adobe, Camtasia, Lectora) implement the way iBooks Author ‘Previews’ content on iPad. Too much work. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) January 20, 2012. Right there in real-time? What do you think?

Free as in Freedom: Experiences with Elearning on the Mac

The Learning Generalist

Its a bit of a pity that there are "no good rapid-elearning tools" (take this with a pinch of salt for now) for the Mac. When it comes to Windows of course, there's quite a wide array of tools in Articulate , Raptivity , Mohive , Captivate and what have you. So that's how I author my elearning on my Mac. So here's why I say having a Mac is a blessing. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

First up is Storyline from Articulate. 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. The Articulate Studio has been incredibly popular and some developers have achieved impressive results. 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. It runs on PCs and Macs.

Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration

Training Industry

HTML5 even has platforms such as Linux and Mac OS X covered, offering a much wider reach with your build. Increased load speed HTML5 runs up to 58 percent faster on Linux and Mac OS X systems than Flash. Many preferred e-learning authoring tools now publish courses to HTML5 (Articulate Storyline, Studio, Lectora, and Captivate included), removing the need for additional development costs. Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. One build, multiple devices. Embraced by favorite authoring tools.

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Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

Kudos to Articulate! Techsmith’s new AppShow, Mac and Windows mobile features, including TechSmith Fuse – I see that my friends over at TechSmith have been busy embracing the mobile revolution by adding features that make it easy to develop mLearning. Here’s a short video:  [link]. Storyline 2.0 Kudos to TechSmith! Kudos to Adobe! That’s pretty cool.

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Adobe Captivate 7: Support for the Tin Can API

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Today's learners are consuming eLearning content using a vast array of devices (PCs, Macs, and mobile devices such as the iPad). Note: Tin Can support is also available in Articulate Storyline. by Kevin Siegel. And learners are working outside of traditional LMSs. In spite of these challenges, educators still need to capture reliable data about the learner experience. The problem with data collection is that you need an expensive LMS to store the data. And your learners need live access to the LMS so that they can send the data. See also: SCORM vs The Tin Can API.

10 Things I Love about

mLearning Revolution

Enter from the Articulate folks, the makers of Articulate Presenter and Articulate Studio. That means I can record something from my Mac at home, or my PC in the shop, or record something when I’m traveling right from my laptop. Screenr , Screencast , Articulate , Awesome. So much for that. Let me explain. Simply Brilliant! Nothing to Download.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Articulate. With Articulate, you can create interactivity to a presentation by adding slide layers, drag-and-drop interactions, quizzing, screen recording, and software simulation. Screencast-O-Matic is free for Windows or Mac users. Camtasia costs more at $299, but is one of the best screen capturing tools for Windows or Mac. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need? Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! SCORM.

eLearning: Is Right-Clicking Right?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  You'll be happy to learn that both Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline allow you to easily add right-click functionality to software simulations. If While some Mac users will have a mouse that can handle a right-click, others do not support right-clicking at all. (As an alternative to using the mouse to right-click, Mac users can get a right-click menu to appear by pressing [ control ] when clicking. Nevertheless, some Mac users won't know that keyboard alternative unless you tell them about it.)  Do you use it? If not, why not?

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. You can hear samples of audio created using the Mac's built-in headset by viewing any of the videos I've created within the past 6 months on our YouTube channel. Is Articulate Storyline your tool of choice? by Kevin Siegel. It needs to connect to my Dell laptop PC. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. The manufacturer is Micro Innovations. it makes your head sweaty. Courts.

10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

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Articulate Storyline 2. You can create product demonstration videos using screen recordings, edit with Action Fine-Tuning, and import videos in Articulate Storyline 2. Mac users can record an iOS screen as a high resolution video using the Device Capture feature in Captivate 9. 5. Product demo videos: Showcase your product features, benefits, and unique use cases. Go Animate.

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Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

– This is a tool that for fans of Articulate who may want some additional capabilities might enjoy. Articulate  Studio – Stale. Just because a lot of people use you are know of you, doesn’t mean your the best.  In fact, most folks have no idea that there are other authoring tools out there beyond Articulate, Captivate and Camtasia. . c. For my Mac OS fans, a screen recording software that is 100% geared to the Mac OS space is Telestream’s ScreenFlow. Here are my criteria. If they are stale – seriously do you deserve to the best?

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)


The gorillas in the e-learning development room are Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate —both are tools that create interactive learning experiences with a variety of content types and media. Camtasia will do the trick, or on a Mac you can use iMovie (comes with your computer!) to edit together clips of video and add audio. What’s an authoring tool? SCORM? An LMS? Don’t worry.

Why Windows 8 and Touch-enabled Laptops Bode well for the Future of Mobile Learning – [Video]

mLearning Revolution

Microsoft is ahead of the game here with Windows 8 and while Apple is famous for saying that they will never make a MacBook or an iMac with touch, it’s worth noting that they have said that many time of other things and eventually have done it, so I do believe the same will happen with touch-enabled Mac laptops and desktops. Touch-enabled laptops and desktops are game-changers.

E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

11 desktop authoring tools work with Mac OS. Articulate has told me that they have an issue with Windows 8 for both Storyline and Studio, but are working on fixing it. Desktop authoring tool vendors who realized this thing was fast approaching are: Articulate. Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio 13 when launched will be able to do so too. 12-21-2012. For some people ominous times are ahead of us. Authoring Tools. In my newest directory, I have 138 vendors. Of those: 45 are SaaS based. 37 support m-learning. 12 output to HTML5. Surely, you can get it done.

Are you using Steroids? May you should be!

E-learning Uncovered

In other words, using PhoneGap, you can use the HTML5 content published from tools like Captivate, Articulate, or Lectora to create native smartphone and tablet apps for the mobile devices of your choice. For iOS, this alone requires an Apple developer license and a Mac with OS X v10.7 It also makes testing your newly-created apps a breeze! PhoneGap is an open-source (a.k.a.