How to Create an Animated GIF From Video in Photoshop

E-learning Uncovered

In the below video, I’ll show how you can easily use Adobe Photoshop to create an animated GIF from a short video file. August 26 – 27 | Articulate Storyline Training. September 18 – 19 | Articulate Studio ’13 Training. We’ve all seen them before.

WAR: Articulate Storyline Losing Battle to Adobe Captivate

LearnDash

Not too long ago I wrote a post about my initial reaction to Articulate Storyline and its relation to Adobe Captivate. Since Adobe Captivate struggles to integrate with PowerPoint (quite possibly their biggest flaw), this makes Storyline an extremely attractive option.

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A simple way to help beginners get started with Articulate Storyline

eLearning Architect

I was hanging out in the Articulate Storyline LinkedIn group the other day when I saw someone post a request for suggestions on how best to deliver Storyline training.

The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

I still remember my excitement six years ago when I received an email from Karl Matthews, then Director of Product Management at Adobe, asking me if I wanted to join his team as Product Evangelist for FrameMaker, RoboHelp and Captivate. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

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New in Adobe Captivate 8: The Little Things

E-learning Uncovered

There’s lots of buzz in the e-learning world over the release of Adobe Captivate 8, and rightly so. You can find some great tutorials on these features in Adobe’s Rapid eLearning blog.). June 3, 5, 10, 12 | Training Workshop: Articulate Studio ’13.

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Tim’s Top 3 PowerPoint Design Tips

E-learning Uncovered

Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy-to-use program that could accomplish many of the same graphic design tasks as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator? Nov 18 – Dec 16 | ATD: Articulate Storyline Certificate.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

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. Outputs include HTML5, MP4, Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Air.

Development Corner: Image Formats

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In the second image, I have opened the file in Photoshop and zoomed in on the child's face. So if you are editing an image in Photoshop, always save it as the native format first, which is a PSD (Photoshop Document).

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Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

Articulate has a variety of tools for Windows or Mac users who are willing to take a few extra steps. Since a native Mac version of Articulate does not exist users will need to install Paralles Desktop, VMware, or Apple Boot Camp. Articulate claims that 60,000 organizations, 64 million learners and 151 countries are using their tools. Articulate pricing starts at $999 for new users and educators receive a 50% discount.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

I recall a conversation I had last year with some folks from Articulate who informed me that PowerPoint is an authoring tool. Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter. is overwhelming, unless they have used a product in the past like Photoshop that uses layers. Lastly, why is Articulate and Adobe still on the desktop?

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Articulate Storyline. Articulate Studio (Presenter, Engage, and Quizmaker). To use the publishing compression settings, go to Presentation Options on the Articulate ribbon. Adobe Captivate.

5 Free Online Image Editors for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Aviary Phoenix is a more robust application and close to something like Photoshop with the layering and more complex editing capabilities. Aviary Raven is a vector editor similar to the free Inkscape or Adobe Illustrator. We’ll follow the presentation with a free Articulate jam session.

Any tool as long as it's Adobe

Clive on Learning

As I write this, my Adobe Updater program is busy installing the latest updates to my Adobe Creative Suite 3. I had thought that, with my extravagant purchases, I was maintaining the Adobe share price all on my own, but the eLearning Guild's latest research report on authoring and development tools proves otherwise. Photo editing: #1 Photoshop (84%); #2 Illustrator (which doesn't even do photo editing) (35%). Although that may well be an Adobe tool also!

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

5 Adobe Captivate. I cited my previous argument that they had Premiere, Photoshop from the early to mid 90′s and Audition – another product and never added any of items or components from these products into Captivate to give it more punch. 2 Articulate Storyline. Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition. This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. Each one has a frightful story to tell. Shocking? You bet. Hide under the covers?

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

60- Flickr 53- Adobe Photoshop. 28- Camtasia 37- Articulate 43- Adobe Captivate 67- Udutu. 32- Adobe Connect 50- Blackboard Collaborate 54- WebEx.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

Adobe Photoshop Express – in the cloud and very popular. Most people assume that Articulate, Lectora and Captivate are the best tools out there, that is no longer the case. As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. For the most part, that is a great thing, but as you are about to read, some are not.

It’s time for upgrades, and a Poll

eLearning Development

In the past couple of weeks two important eLearning software upgrades have hit the virtual streets: Adobe CS4 came out this week. Articulate released the Studio 09 update to all their tools a couple of weeks ago. Adobe CS4. This is a huge upgrade, and the first time Adobe has released a unified upgrade for all the Adobe and former Macromedia products. They’ve also changed the bundles - thank you Adobe. Photoshop CS4 Extended.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

The first was the Adobe Learning Summit, hosted by Adobe. Adobe demoed a widget for Captivate that allows Twitter to be embedded inside Captivate lessons. Photoshop has tools built-in that you can use to test your designs for colour-blind viewers – see my previous blog post. • for pallets – learn to love Adobe Kuler [link]. INTRODUCTION. Following is a largely unedited version of conference notes that I have just distributed internally where I work.

Hot List - Second Half of January

Tony Karrer

Alternatives to Kirkpatrick Wiki as repository for a virtual community Wikipedia - tightening editing Remote Collaboration the Horizon report 2009 from Educause Items HP Learning Center - free online software, business, marketing and IT classes for small and medium business Keywords Social Media Work Skills Twitter Photoshop Captivate Adobe Google Articulate eBook Tools Demo ASTD TechKnowledge Notes on the list.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Many of you already use tools like Photoshop to create your graphics. GIMP : solid Photoshop alternative. Paint.net : solid Gimp or Photoshop alternative:). One quick question…How do you do the annotation on your slides inside of Articulate? Is there an Articulate update I missed to allow you to do this? I would like to see an example of a training session that focuses on how to use PP and Articulate in a software training session. (I

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

I also like to make occasional visits to Google Labs and Adobe Labs to "keep up" with the tech tools they are working on and to test drive any beta versions available. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

They provided just enough to make us dangerous with HTML, Flash, Photoshop and Authorware. Photoshop or Fireworks). e-Learning web-based training (WBT) development tool : This will most likely be your "go to" tool for developing asynchronous online courses and/or assessments (OutStart Trainer, Articulate, ToolBook, etc., However, years from now it may be much more practical and creating HTML5 content will probably be best done via Adobe Dreamweaver.

My top ten tools

Clive on Learning

Photoshop Lightroom: I've just got this and now use it to manage and edit my photos. It looks so cool it was definitely worth upgrading from Photoshop Elements. Adobe Illustrator: Still learning this tool, but I'm determined to make it my first choice for creating artwork. Articulate: I had to choose a couple of authoring tools and this is the one I use for rapid stuff. Jane Hart asked me to come up with a list of my top ten tools.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Adobe Flash: It’s no wonder this is at the top of our list. Though Microsoft’s Silverlight is coming up, we don’t see it posing a challenge to Adobe’s Flash anytime soon. Adobe Photoshop: This is a great tool for creating and editing graphics/photos/images, giving output compatible for many delivery formats with multiple file extension options. Adobe Captivate: We find this an easy-to-use and reliable tool for creating application simulations.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Adobe Flash: It’s no wonder this is at the top of our list. Though Microsoft’s Silverlight is coming up, we don’t see it posing a challenge to Adobe’s Flash anytime soon. Adobe Photoshop: This is a great tool for creating and editing graphics/photos/images, giving output compatible for many delivery formats with multiple file extension options. Adobe Captivate: We find this an easy-to-use and reliable tool for creating application simulations.

Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

I'm not sure how you might attach the same model to something like Adobe. Oh christ, I hope nobody at Adobe sees that. Gimp is great for what I need, but it's not quite Photoshop. I've just trawled through the working and reworking of ideas spawned by Chris Anderson's book Free. It got a big response from the likes of Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin and on it went. I lost quite a bit of time in there.

Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

I'm not sure how you might attach the same model to something like Adobe. Oh christ, I hope nobody at Adobe sees that. Gimp is great for what I need, but it's not quite Photoshop. I've just trawled through the working and reworking of ideas spawned by Chris Anderson's book Free. It got a big response from the likes of Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin and on it went. I lost quite a bit of time in there.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

· Creates interactive or animated graphics and videos using a variety of tools, including the Adobe Creative Suite, including Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as 3D Studio Max, and simulation tools, including Captivate, Articulate, and Camstasia. Flash, Toolbook, Rapid Intake, Captivate, Articulate, etc.),

Articulate Storyline: Recolor Art

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  In my workflow as an Instructional Designer, I create my own artwork in Adobe Illustrator and export as  transparent PNGs. These behave just like  Photoshop Blend Modes  and give you a variety of effects based on the color you choose.