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Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod). The new Adobe Captivate 5.5

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Adobe Captivate: Mac Cures

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

First, quit Captivate and then open your Mac's System Preferences ( Apple > System Preferences ).      Select the  Privacy  category and, from the  Allow the apps below to control your computer area , select Adobe Captivate.app.

What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Most of you may be wondering what are some of the new features to Adobe Captivate 8. 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. See More Adobe Captivate 8 Templates.

The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview

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This morning I have been reading lots of articles on the new Apple iBooks 2 app and the iBooks Author software, that enables anyone to easily create interactive eBooks. In Apple iBooks Author, you simply click the Preview button and voila, your Interactive book is sent to your iPad.

Training: Optimal Design For Multiple Devices using Adobe Captivate

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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.

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Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. When creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers).

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. During the Produce and Share process, you can output SWFs, MP4 videos, and HTML5-compliant output (allowing the content to be usable on mobile devices such as the Apple iPad).   Adobe Presenter 9 and PowerPoint.

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

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There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. When I worked at Adobe, the question I most frequently heard from my customers was: how can we make our existing eLearning projects play on the iPad?

Adobe Captivate 6: Scalable HTML Content

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I've published a ton of eLearning lesson using Adobe Captivate, and I have seen the Publish dialog box more times than I can count. The only downside to using  Scalable HTML content  that I'm aware of (I asked Adobe to confirm this), is that performance will suffer if the lesson is opened on an Apple iPad. Of course, given Adobe's warning, I'd be hesitant to use the option with HTML5 output.)

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Adobe RoboHelp 10: ePubs Even Easier

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Once you had your ePub, you needed to use a few different processes to both validate the ePub (ePub's will not be accepted by most vendors, such as the Apple iBookstore, unless the ePubs validate) and convert it to the mobi format for use on the Amazon Kindle.

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Adobe Captivate 6: One Quick Way to Purge Unsupported HTML5 Objects

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I wrote about the HTML5 output option available in Adobe Captivate 6 a  few months ago.   Adobe Captivate Essentials  and  Adobe Captivate Beyond the Essentials (Advanced).

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Adobe Captivate 6: FPS Your MP4's

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I received an email from a Captivate developer who was publishing a Captivate project as an MP4 video so that it could be used in Adobe Premiere. I sent a quick email to the Adobe Captivate team on her behalf inquiring if there was a workaround. Adobe has received multiple emails from Captivate developers requesting a way to output MP4 videos at 30fps instead of 15fps. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning

The New Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) is a Sign of the Mobile Times

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First, I would like to congratulate my former Adobe colleagues, who worked on the new Creative Suite 6 apps. It is also worth pointing out that this launch in some way marks the reinvention of Adobe as a company after the whole Apple vs. Adobe Flash debacle.

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My Thoughts on Adobe, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Mobile Learning and More [Interview]

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Here are some topics we covered and my honest thoughts on how I feel about them: My departure from Adobe and my thoughts on the new corporate world. My Thoughts on Adobe Captivate and the challenges ahead. Apple iOS vs Android and Flipboard.

ANNOUNCE: Captivate 7 Update for Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks Expected Mid November

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As we shared in late October, Adobe Captivate 7 is not yet compatible with the 10.9 Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Adobe Captivate 6.1 Adobe Captivate 7 Apple Mavericks OS 10.9 Mavericks update to the Mac Operating System.

Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?

Upside Learning

A Google search on ‘Apple iPad’ throws up an excess of 30 million results! Clearly the Apple iPad has drawn much applause and an equal amount of criticism in the last few weeks. Let’s start by looking at this promotional video from Apple.

Warning Mac Adobe Captivate 7 Developers. Don't Upgrade to Mavericks Yet

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Apple recently announced the availability of  Mavericks , its latest and greatest operating system for the Mac computers.     It turns out that the Mavericks software and Adobe Captivate 7 aren't getting along. Before installing Mavericks, you might want to read this  upgrade warning issued recently by Adobe.   As much as I love new toys, I tend to hold off when it comes to installing software updates.

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This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

Upside Learning

Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry. Tags: Innovation Mobile Learning Adobe Apple Frash HTML5 ipad IPhone mLearning Mobile

Adobe Founders Write an Open Letter to Apple

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Adobe co-founders  John Warnock and Chuck Geschke have written an open letter to Apple computer about the lack of support for Flash content on Apple devices (namely the iPhone and iPad). In part, the founders say "As the founders of Adobe, we believe open markets are in the best interest of developers, content owners, and consumers.

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

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I have two iPads, two iPhones, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10″, a Nexus 7, a Moto X, an old Motorola Xoom, three Kindles, a touch-enabled Windows 8 laptop, two Apple MacBook Pro laptops, an iMac and a Windows 8 PC. Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc.

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¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

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No hubo otra industria en el mundo que resultara más afectada por la decisión de Apple de no adoptar Adobe Flash en sus dispositivos iOS como la industria del eLearning.

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Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

The war between Adobe and Apple just got hotter. Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

If you have been developing eLearning for any period of time, you have probably used several of Adobe’s applications to create engaging and interactive courses. With Adobe Captivate , you can create some great system simulations. With Adobe Flash , you can create interactive elements that take your courses to the next level of engagement and even create entire courses. You can create and edit images for your eLearning using Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator.

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Dev Corner - Building a Mobile App with Adobe Air, Project GoGoCast

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They used some research time to explore the possibilities of using Adobe AIR to build mobile apps. We developed our mobile app using Adobe Air 2.7, You will need to sign up as an Apple iOS Developer in order to develop with Adobe Air.

The How & Why of iPads, HTML5 & Mobile Devices in eLearning, Training & Education

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I’ve been itching to write some about the proliferation of mobile devices in the wake of Tablet computers like the Apple iPad, the Samsung Galaxy, the Blackberry Playbook and a myriad of others for quite a while. Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

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An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. Apple is stopping support for Flash on the premise that HTML5 can solve all the development challenges that previously could only be solved through Flash. Apple's lack of support for Flash is already becoming a problem for WBTs built with these tools. Lectora Captivate HTML5 Articulate Flash Apple

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Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).    Looking for training or help with Adobe Captivate? Adobe Captivate

Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5?

Upside Learning

The battle between web technologies (read ‘ Apple and Adobe ‘) started a couple of years back when Apple decided to not support Flash on its newly launched iPad terming it buggy.

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Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

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So for the sake of answering this very specific question, here’s how I see Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate 6 addressing this particular need.

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Adobe Captivate: Live, Online Training Now Available in Central European Time Zone Hours

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  This beginner Adobe Captivate training class will quickly have you creating eLearning and mLearning lessons that include software simulations, demonstrations and soft-skills (compliance training). And you will learn how to publish your lessons for the widest possible audience including how to output both Flash (SWF) and HTML5 (so that your lessons will play on such mobile devices as the Apple iPad). Adobe Captivate

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Apple, Adobe, and the Flash eLearning Future

Take an e-Learning Break

Garin Hess, CEO of Rapid Intake posted a very comprehensive article on the Apple vs. Adobe Flash discussion. Check it out: [link

Apple missing the small picture

Clark Quinn

I’ve previously discussed the fight between Apple and Adobe about Flash (e.g. Which Apple is blocking, for interactivity. Apple allows cross-platform media players, whether hyperdocs (c.f. Now, I understand that Apple’s rabidly focused on the customer experience ( I like the usability), and limiting development to content is a way to essentially guarantee a vibrant experience.

Publish to iPhone – From Captivate 5 and eLearning Suite 2

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Apple’s recent announcement that it has lifted restrictions on its third-party developer guidelines has direct implications for the publishing options available from Captivate 5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2. You also need to install the ‘Packager for iPhone’ from Adobe Labs.

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Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

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Adobe After Effects and Apple Motion source files included! Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers! We are offering a new stock asset library for eLearning. Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops.

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