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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.

Adobe Captivate: Video Demos and the Mouse

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by Kevin Siegel        Captivate's Software Simulation and Responsive modes get all the glory. Nevertheless, there's room in world for a different mode that gets little respect among Captivate aficionados: Video Demo mode. In my experience, you can create Video Demos  twice as fast  as either simulations or responsive projects. However, if you're trying to quickly show concepts, video demos work great.   I'm not going to delve into how to create a Video Demo here (it's really easy. 

Adobe Captivate 8 Templates Are Here!

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If you didn’t already hear the buzz, Adobe Captivate 8 is out! We carry Adobe Captivate 8 templates ! If you are an eLearning  Template Library   member already, you’ll see our Captivate templates being  converted to be Captivate 8 compatible. Another feature you’ll see in the Library is we have responsive Captivate templates. Stay tuned!).

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

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There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate. This past week, I invited Taylor Ehlert, our resident PowerPoint Evangelist to join me in a webinar highlighting six tips you should follow if you plan to move your PowerPoint projects into Captivate. Question 1: What happens when you insert a slide in Captivate, does it transfer over to PowerPoint?

Adobe Captivate: More Power to Quiz Feedback

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In Adobe Captivate 9, you can convert the interactive and non-interactive objects to multi-state objects and easily add additional objects to the states allowing you to quickly build interactions.    Quiz slides in Captivate are locked down, which prevent you from adding states to the question title, question stem, answer options, and feedback captions.  by Dr. Pooja

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

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During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio. The growing demand for video is exhilarating for us as a learning development team; it’s an indicator that clients are grasping the value of blended learning. Video is a powerful teaching tool, even outside the L&D world.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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? 

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: 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.

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: 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 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.

3 Spooktacular Captivate Templates

eLearning Brothers

From acclaimed movie franchises of the ’70s and ’80s to the ever-present video games of today, space-related horror is alive and well. You can find these and many other great templates for your next Captivate templates in our Captivate Library. The post 3 Spooktacular Captivate Templates appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Space Invader. Too quiet.

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.

8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

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Developing a live video can be an easy task. But an animated video? Wondering how to overcome these challenges and develop professional quality videos in no time? You can use these online video makers which will help you develop any type of videos on the go. 1.  GoAnimate is a very popular online video maker that gives you a neat and professional output.

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.

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 [.].

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.

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!?

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?

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.

Webinar: Customizing An eLearning Trivia Game for Adobe Captivate

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During the webinar we had some technical difficulties with our video. made sure to answer the questions that came through during the webinar though, so it should be pretty similar to what you would have seen live (minus all the video issues). . The post Webinar: Customizing An eLearning Trivia Game for Adobe Captivate appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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.

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?

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!

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.