Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content. She tries to find answers to three simple questions regarding each tools mentioned in the mind map –. For many tools, the answers are as expected. Again, the fact surfaces that not all tools are perfect but each tends to be targeted for specific use cases. While some try doing freeform authoring through a template-based authoring tool.

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system. The software simulation in turn, can be divided into screen capturing tools and interactive simulation development tools.

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SWF speaks to HTML page… through JavaScript!

Adobe Captivate

Most of us, sometime or the other, have had a need to manipulate the HTML page that contains the Captivate SWF file. The requirement may have been to display a custom message or change an image in the HTML page on click of a button inside the SWF. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Advanced Actions eLearning HTML5 Rapid Authoring

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My date with Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3… at HTML5 Restaurant!

Adobe Captivate

When I thought of creating some content in HTML5 for my iPad, the first thing that crossed my mind was Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3. Extending Captivate Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 captivate training HTML5 iPad publish to HTML5 rapid elearning authoring tools SWF to HTML5

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

If you belong to an organization that is involved in developing software, you know how tough it is to create training that will teach your employees how to use software the optimal way. How do you overcome these problems and train your staff effectively so that they become ready to use the tool? Simulations give learners an opportunity to “ watch ” and get familiar with the nits and grits of the software tool. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Well, among the various aspects that must be taken into consideration, one of the most important is choosing the right e-learning development tool.Today, we will look at 3 popular online course authoring tools that can be used to produce good courses for the web. This is a powerful rapid authoring tool for developing web-based courses. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. Adobe Captivate. 3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools.

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

eLearning Interactions is an online tool that allows you to quickly build interactions that can be downloaded and embedded in whatever eLearning authoring software you use. swf) and use it in your next course. Supported eLearning Programs: The downloaded interaction and game files work with eLearning software that imports Flash…which is all of them! swf) Download. No Software to Install. Make your eLearning Awesome!

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. If you too intend to convert your SWF files into HTML5 and are looking for ways to do it, then look no further. This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!). Steps to Convert SWF Files to HTML5.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Like many of today's technical communicators, I wear many hats and use multiple tools to communicate with my learners. For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. If you have created an eLearning lesson using eLearning tools such as Adobe Captivate, TechSmith's Camtasia Studio or Articulate's Storyline, you can insert the multimedia directly into RoboHelp Help Topics.

Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint. You can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences. Adobe Presenter How do I. Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" adobe presenter Audio Sync rapid elearning

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 8.0.1. Adobe Captivate 8. Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the basic functionalities of Adobe Captivate 8. What’s new in Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the new features and enhancements in Adobe Captivate 8.

Case Study – Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

Swift eLearning Services

The courses that were developed in Adobe Flash or tools whose output is in SWF are now not compatible with the modern devices. Thus there is a need of… Authoring Tools Case Study eLearning HTML5 Responsive Learning Articulate Storyline Authoring Tool Elearning case study Flash Courses to HTML5 Conversion Flash to html5 Flash to HTML5 conversion flash to html5 courses legacy content into HTML5 Legacy course conversion using storyline rapid courses development

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning - Mobile

– pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. So here’s the list of the tools that can do the job and which you might want a closer look at. Adobe Edge Animate. A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. iBooks Author.

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My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

Jane Hart is gathering top ten lists for e-learning tools. I have posted my e-learning toolkit in the past, but not what I necessarily consider my "top e-learning tools." So, here are my top 10 e-learning tools. They are not stand alone e-learning tools, but together allow me the ability to create effective e-learning courses. I have included how and why I use these tools. DHTML authoring tool - My preference is OutStart Trainer (TrainerSoft).

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. Now, let’s explore the basic compression settings that come inside each of the four rapid e-learning authoring tools we use at Artisan E-Learning (Studio, Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora). Adobe Captivate. You have the option to compress full motion recording SWF files and to set the compression level.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength. With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about?

Development Tools - Should I Cut Out the Middle Guy?

eLearning Cyclops

It has gotten to a point where some of my courses are all developed in Flash and the e-learning authoring tools (DHTML) have been used more as a "shell" that decompiles it as a SCORM package. I really prefer the robust ability of creating courses in Flash and only use the DHTML e-learning authoring tools for their ability to make the course SCORM or AICC compliant. So, do I really need to continue using these authoring tools? Tools flash e-Learning

JavaScript works in HTML 5 output but not SWFoutput

Adobe Captivate

Yet I have some roll over captions I cannot remove and so must publish in SWF. In SWF in browser and in final publishing the JavaScipt won’t work. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" question Tips and TricksHi, When I test my JavaScript it works in HTML5 in browser. The script is below. Please let me know what I can do. $(“#” + “AudioOn”).css(“visibility”,”hidden”);

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10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world. After knowing the growing importance of HTML5, let’s check the most widely used e-learning authoring tools that provide HTML5 output. Adobe Captivate 9. Adapt Learning ’ is the most widely used open source e-learning authoring tool.

Training: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver Date and time: Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to combine SWF and PDF from Captivate, Learning interactions SWF from Flash and Course Builder SCOs from Dreamweaver into a [.]. eLearning Suite 2 LMS rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring tools

Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

Adobe Captivate

In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. Rapid Authoring Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

Webinar: Using Custom HTML5 and Adobe Edge with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

In this webinar I focused on two awesome, but different HTML tools. This tool is perfect if you know nothing about HTML or HTML5. You simply choose a pre-made interaction/game, fill out the content forms within the tool and then publish an HTML5 or Flash object. Insert the final output into your eLearning/mLearning Authoring tool (I’ll show you how to insert HTML5 content into Lectora V11). Adobe Edge Animate.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. To begin, click “Adobe captivate”, and select “Preferences” which is the final option on the menu. For this Adobe Captivate guide we will focus on the reporting options.

Publish with a Branded Template… Save time!

Adobe Captivate

Sometimes we need to embed the published Adobe Captivate SWF in an HTML page which has the branded template of our organization. If we have the luxury of changing the default HTML template for Adobe Captivate, there is nothing like it! Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

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eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

Adobe’s CS4 suite is the second major release since Adobe acquired Macromedia. The new Adobe CS4 suite has some new exciting and time-saving features in all its products. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Deco and Spray Tools - The Deco tool could be used to quickly create kaleidoscope-like effects and to apply fills. The tool can also be used to distort a shape instantly.

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Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central. Adobe has released the eagerly-awaited eLearning Suite. Offering seven innovative applications in one complete, integrated package, Adobe eLearning Suite combines full new versions of: Adobe Captivate® 4 Go beyond screen capture to author rich eLearning experiences. Adobe Flash® CS4 Professional with Learning Interactions Create and deliver rich interactive content. Adobe Captivate 4.

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How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. To begin, click “Adobe captivate”, and select “Preferences” which is the final option on the menu. For this adobe captivate tutorial we will focus on the reporting options.

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Catching up with the week’s Adobe Captivate blog posts

Steve Howard

The Adobe Captivate team has been busy blogging about the new features in Captivate 4. “One of the new features added in Adobe Captivate 4 was Variables and Scripting. ” Authoring – limited by your creativity not the tool. “Large eLearning projects are always difficult to maintain and the authoring process is inefficient because of lack of parallelism and collaboration.” ” _root issue in Adobe Captivate.

Key update for Adobe Presenter

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter, one of the key rapid authoring tools in the Adobe eLearning suite , will be releasing an important product update in the next few weeks. Paresh Kharya, the PM for Adobe Presenter, has covered some of the key highlights of this release in his post on the Connect User Forum. adobe presenter , adobe elearning suite , powerpoint to swf conversion.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

in January 2018 it’s no wonder that Adobe is finally pulling the plug on Flash at the end of 2020. This is usually older, legacy content that was created before Flash started to get outpaced by other software platforms. Most eLearning authoring tools have an option to publish to HTML5.

shifting to adobe eLearning suite - bring existing content to captivate

Adobe Captivate

adobe captivate 4 , raptivity , reuse existing content. Adobe eLearning suite is a complete toolbox for authoring rich learning content and you won’t need any additional software to meet your eLearning authoring needs. But it doesn’t mean that you will lose your existing learning material that was created using another tool. Raptivity is a tool which gives flash output files. Download this swf file.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

I love this trend, because it clearly says that the rapid content authoring tool vendors are becoming innovative and are seeing the market. Adobe Learning Suite only works on 32 bit computers. are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. As a result of this issue, people have to insert the SWF as a web object. If you are having problems with a rapid content authoring tool and your LMS, please let me know.

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software. You just need to head to eLearningInteractions.com and use the intuitive online tool. SWF) to insert into your elearning. The interactions builder kicks out a Flash AS2 file, which easily scales to fit into your PowerPoint or your authoring tools. eLearning Adobe Captivate Articulate eLearning Brothers Flash Interactions Tools Training Games

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

What is the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate? The 2017 release of Adobe Captivate empowers you to leap ahead with a smart eLearning design platform that does the heavy lifting of creating responsive eLearning content. Reduce authoring time with all-new Fluid Boxes that use white space optimally to align objects automatically. Transform* legacy Adobe Captivate non-mobile courses into fully responsive mLearning content. courses created with Adobe Captivate 8 and 9.

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HTML5 only issue: Playhead won’t move beyond Click Box Pause Point if Final Attempt reached prior to Pause Point

Adobe Captivate

We are using CP9, updated to most recent version, trying to publish software simulations in HTML5 output only. Object arrangement can be seen below: Issue: This has always worked for us as we’ve traditionally published as SWF output. Interactions Question Standard Actions adobe captivate 9 elearning authoring HTML5 question standard actionsHoping someone can shed some light on this issue.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). To encode videos into FLV or MP4, the encoder software uses following codecs - H.264, On2 VP6 , and Sorenson Spark. To encode videos, one can use several encoding software available in market. Adobe Flash comes bundled with a video encoder which is quite easy to use and faster enough for batch-encoding a bunch of videos.

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Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. Open Adobe Captivate Help (To access dialog-box-level help, click the Help button on individual dialogue boxes.). Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Blog Toolbar Workspace "Elearning authoring tools" blog toolbar workspaceThey let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu.

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Should I Edit Course and SCO Identifier and Title?

Adobe Captivate

Any time we go to create a new course, we pull this common cptx from our controlled documents library, paste in our new slides, author the simulations, etc., We create solely software simulations.) Historically, we’ve published as SWF, but are moving to HTML5 only very soon (not that this is super relevant to the question – just trying to paint the picture of what we do). Adobe Captivate Q&As Question q&as question SCORMHello!

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Yes, your Captivate Sim can drive your Lectora Course

Integrated Learnings

Frequently, we embed Adobe Captivate simulations within a Lectora eLearning course. The two authoring tools actually work together really well. But note that if you simply insert the Captivate simulation as a Flash swf file into Lectora without doing anything to limit the course navigation, then the learner can easily click right on through to the next page in the title. Autoadvance Lectora when the Learner finishes a Captivate Simulation. By Jay Lambert.

The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. What tool was used to build the course? If it was Adobe Captivate or one of the other big-name authoring tools, you may be in luck. Those tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5 formats. swf,htm).