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Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8

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Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. While HTML5 video has its advantages — such as cross-platform and browser-native support — it still lags in respect to previous, plugin-supported video. And where it is possible, Captivate does not yet support such a feature. ” 5.

Adobe Captivate: Embedding YouTube Videos

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by Kevin Siegel        If you need to include YouTube videos in your Captivate eLearning project, the traditional technique was to insert a click box or button on a slide and, on the Properties Inspector, use the  Open URL or File  action to target the video's URL. She needed to include the video with other slide objects and animations.)

[Video] Responsive Mobile Design in Captivate 8

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I’m very excited with the recent launch of Adobe Captivate 8. We have been making lots of Responsive Captivate 8 Templates and it’s mobile features are better than anything out there right now. One thing your are going to notice the first time you open Captivate 8 for the first time is a Desktop icon, tablet icon, and a mobile icon. These are three break points.

[Video] Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate 7

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In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create an Advanced Action with Adobe Captivate and utilize the drag and drop functionality. Use our huge Library of Adobe Captivate templates, such as: Interaction Templates (New Product!). Captivate Player Skin Widgets. Cutout People Images and Videos. Captivate Layout Templates. Scenario Templates.

Adobe Captivate Prime: Adobe's Best LMS Effort to Date

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This will be the first in a series of newsletter articles which cover the Learning Management System (LMS) offering from Adobe Systems--Adobe Captivate Prime.   Some of you may be familiar with the menu option to publish directly from Adobe Presenter and Adobe Captivate to Adobe Connect. In the image below you can see the Publish options in Adobe Captivate 9.

Save Time Using Text to Speech in Captivate 9

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We use graphics instead of text to spark our learners’ interest, we incorporate interactivity to keep them engaged, and we add video and audio to bring life to our courses. Captivate has a feature, though, that makes adding the spoken word much easier: Text-to-Speech. Let’s look at how to utilize Text-to-Speech in Captivate. That’s really about it. It’s that simple.

What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8

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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. More Awesome Adobe Captivate 8 Upgrades.

Adobe Captivate 7.01: Twice the Locking Power

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Adobe recently announced a patch for Adobe Captivate 7. Prior to the patch for Captivate 7, clicking the white dot simply locked the object and the white dot changed into a lock icon (shown in the image below). After installing the Captivate 7.01 After an initial click on the white dot, the lock icon is noticeably different from what was seen in older versions of Captivate. If you'd like to see a demonstration of how the new lock feature works in Adobe Captivate 7.01, check out this video on the IconLogic YouTube channel. by Kevin Siegel.

6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

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As you may know, when using Adobe Captivate 8, you can design for responsive courses to adapt to the device or the devices you are using. You’ll find Adobe Captivate has three breakpoints for desktop, tablet, and mobile. Responsive eLearning Design Video. Here is a simple video that goes through the basics of using the three breakpoint design features.

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. It really is impressive. Incidentally,

Adobe Captivate 7: Trim Video Demos

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by Kevin Siegel        The more I work with Captivate's Video Demo mode, the more I like it. If you have a need to demonstrate a quick concept, using Video Mode is the absolute fastest way to create eLearning.   To record a video using Video Demo mode, select Video Demo from the Create New area of Captivate's Welcome Screen.   Unlike a typical Software Simulation (where there are multiple slides and Timelines), a Video Demo consists of a single video and just one Timeline.

How to Insert eLearning Cutout People Videos in Captivate 8

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I’m going to show you how to use our eLearning Cutout People Videos in Adobe Captivate 8. With Captivate 8, it allows you to make two types of projects, blank projects or responsive projects. By For anyone using videos in the new Captivate 8, I recommend you understand how videos work with the new responsive features. Watch the video on YouTube.).

Adobe Captivate: Preloaders

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by Kevin Siegel        I received an email last week from a Captivate developer who was concerned with how long it was taking for a published lesson to begin playing for his learners. In fact, lessons created by other Captivate developers in his company downloaded faster than his.   Of course, if one Captivate developer can overlook the role of the Preloader, it's possible others have as well.   Captivate ships with a few Preloaders you can use when you publish your lesson.   What's a Preloader? Interested? 

Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction Video Course Now Available on Adobe KnowHow

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If you're looking to learn Adobe Captivate.   Adobe Captivate e-learning eLearningGet a Jump-Start On Mastering This Awesome eLearning Development Tool! and quickly. this beginner course is for you. During the 6 chapters that make up this course you'll learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch. The lesson will include adding slides, applying themes, adding images and text, and adding interactive buttons. You'll learn how to publish your eLearning content for the widest possible audience. Learn to publish SWF, HTML5, or both. and why.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

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Specifically, they released their learning management system and Adobe Captivate 9. Perhaps the more exciting news though is the release of Adobe Captivate 9. have a confession to make: I have a love/hate relationship with Adobe Captivate. Our relationship goes back a long way too as I can recall the days of using Captivate when it was owned by Macromedia.

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

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by Kevin Siegel        One of the biggest complaints I hear constantly about Adobe Captivate is the lack of free support for the tool. Sure there's a  Captivate forum  (where you can search for and post questions on Captivate), there's a  Captivate Blog  (hosted by Adobe. you can learn about Captivate updates, features, and attend free webinars), and free YouTube videos abound. However, none of the current resources were integrated with the Captivate tool itself. Adobe Captivate

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. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? This week, I'm focusing on the Pan & Zoom feature.

Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Scenario

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We are excited to announce our Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Scenario. Adobe Captivate came out with a new update with new features that support mobile. That’s a good enough reason to go get Adobe Captivate 8 right now. Want to know more about the Captivate 8 update? Read our recent post about  What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8. Adobe Captivate 8.

Free Responsive eLearning Game Template for Adobe Captivate

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Looking for a Free eLearning Game Template for Adobe Captivate 8 with responsive design? If you’ve never used Adobe Captivate 8 responsive templates we invite you to get a  Free eLearning Templates  account. Free Adobe Captivate Templates. Video on How to Use Any eLearning Game Template. Watch the video on how to use your free eLearning game template.

2 Ways to Take Care of Business in Captivate

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But if you’re an Adobe Captivate 9 user, things just got easy. We’ve created two Captivate layout templates that are going to help you do just that. And more importantly, these templates are included in your purchase of Captivate 9, along with a whole library of other templates and cutout people! How’s that for taking care of business!?

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

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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? Streaming video backend – enabling you to upload your video and it automatically be encoded and stream back as a video module. My recommendation on Adobe Captivate Prime. Great. Average.

Integrating Raptivity Output with Captivate using the Multi-SCORM Packager

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Recently, one of our customers had a requirement to track Raptivity interactions within Captivate. Captivate doesn’t expose methods by which it can track any outside SCORM objects within it. Here is a short video which would explain the steps of tracking Raptivity SCORM output (both Flash and HTML5 output) using the Multi-SCORM packager utility of Captivate 8.

Integrate Raptivity with Adobe Captivate

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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 [.].

Adobe Captivate 7.01: Color Swatches

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Over the past few weeks, I've written about the enhancements you'll find in the recently-released service patch for Captivate 7 (an enhanced lock feature and a new Star Smart Shape ). Keep in mind that Swatches are shared by all Captivate projects so you won't have to recreate the Swatch every time you create a new project. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate?

4 Captivate Templates to Improve Your Orientation Course

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With the help of Adobe Captivate 9 and the templates that we have included with the software, you can move some (if not all) of that orientation course online, saving time and resources whenever there is a new hire. Even the picture of the location could be replaced to include a video that walks the individual around and shows them important aspects of each area. Company History.

Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

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When I teach Adobe Captivate, I try to stress the value of creating a project template (and creating templates from scratch is a big part of my Captivate 6 Advanced class ). If you set the Preferences within a Captivate template and then use the template when you create new projects, the Preferences will match from one project to the next. Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Adobe Captivate: Internalize or Externalize?

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The common way to publish a completed Captivate eLearning video is as a SWF (small web file). But it is possible to publish your Captivate video so that the Skin, Widgets, FMR's and Animations are split apart from the SWF. The Captivate Preferences dialog box will open.     Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5? by Kevin Siegel.

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

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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. Once you are in the  Adobe Captivate Community , you can search tons of questions being answered that Google may not have offered you. Advanced Adobe Captivate Users. Audio/Video. Recording.

How to Make a Printable Results Page in Adobe Captivate 8

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More than a year ago Brother Bryce wrote a successful blog on 6 Steps on How to Make a Printable Results Page in Articulate Storyline.   I’ve always enjoyed this eLearning tip, so I figured it would be a good idea to do the same thing in Adobe Captivate 8. Printable Results Page in Adobe Captivate 8. Make sure to follow along in my step by step videos. Step 2 Video.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: YouTube Anyone?

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by Kevin Siegel Adobe announced the immediate availability of Adobe Captivate 5.5 If you are a veteran Captivate 5 developer, you'll appreciate that the 5.5  For instance, if you take a look at the main toolbar at the top of the Captivate window, you'll see a new Publish To YouTube command button. Your video is magically available on YouTube.

Adobe Captivate: FMRs Rule?

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by Kevin Siegel    I've been teaching and developing with Adobe Captivate for years. If you record your screen using Captivate's Automatic mode, every click of your mouse will result in a single screen capture. Those screen captures convert to single slides in a Captivate project once you end the recording session.   Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Adding Closed Captions for your Videos in Adobe Captivate 7

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Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Accessibility Adobe Captivate 7 Closed captioning Closed Captions Section 508 slide videos video Video Closed captions Video-based courses WCAG 2.0 You can easily do so for your audio-based courses by adding narration to your screen, adding slide notes, and then converting those slide notes to closed captions.

Seven ways that video can transform learning at work

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Video is very much the medium of the moment. An ever-increasing proportion of the population does not only consume video, it creates and shares it with a worldwide Internet audience. Whereas once video cameras cost many hundreds, if not tens of thousands of pounds, they are now integrated for no additional cost in computers, stills cameras and mobile phones. In a learning context, video provides a compelling means for conveying content, particularly real-life action and interactions with people. Video is so versatile. video So what forms can it take?

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Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses

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Looking for Captivate example courses to feed your creativity? Elearning developers need ways to optimize Adobe Captivate, and get more creative inspiration. So, where can you go to get Captivate example courses with source files to download? The Adobe Captivate blog is the place go. You can find the latest source files here: Captivate Example Courses. Good news!

Adobe Captivate: Learner Notes

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Thanks to a really slick interaction found in the new Adobe Captivate 7, you can allow learners to add notes throughout an eLearning lesson. To add learner notes, open or create a project in Adobe Captivate 7. If you would like to see a demonstration of the Notes interaction, check out this video on the IconLogic YouTube channel. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate training?

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate.    The final option in the  Select type  drop-down menu is  MP4 Video.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

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How long was it between Adobe Captivate 5 and 6? Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Top features to be found in Adobe Captivate 7: Drag-and-drop Components Make eLearning fun with drag-and-drop games, quizzes, and lessons that can run on desktops and mobile devices (such as the iPad). HTML5 Support for Microsoft PowerPoint Import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish them directly to HTML5. Looking to learn Captivate quickly? by Kevin Siegel. 14 months?