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

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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).  Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. While HTML5 may one day completely replace SWF, today is not that day.

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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). When the publish process is complete, you will end up with three files: an HTML file (which is what your learner will need to open the lesson in a web browser), a JavaScript file (called standard.js) and the SWF containing your lesson.  But it is possible to publish your Captivate video so that the Skin, Widgets, FMR's and Animations are split apart from the SWF.

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Adobe Captivate: Using Aggregator

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If you publish your Captivate projects as SWFs, you can combine multiple SWF files into one lesson using the Aggregator. Once added to an Aggregator project, you can publish the combined files as a SWF, EXE file, PDF or HTML. The published Aggregator file will include a TOC using the names of the separate SWF files. To ensure the uniformity of Table of Contents (TOC) settings across lessons, you can set any SWF in the TOC as the master. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Flash Player Version Aversion

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According to Adobe statistics, Flash Player version 10 and below is in use in 99.2% Learners attempting to open a SWF published to a more recent version of the Player than what is installed on their computer will be unable to view the lesson. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5 or 5.5? We offer Beginner and Advanced classes. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearningby Kevin Siegel.

Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Software Simulations Using Adobe Captivate

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Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily. This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. If you would like to record the steps performed in MS Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, MS Outlook, or any other application, you can select the ‘Application’ option in Adobe Captivate. Source: Adobe help manual). You can publish your software simulation to a swf.

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

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Need to add text animation to your Adobe Captivate course? This post is the last of a three part series, Captivate Tips for Beginners. swf or.gif). The Text Animation Properties box will open. swf or.gif). And here is an overview of everything we learned in all three of the Captivate for Beginners posts: [link]. Adobe Captivate Resources eLearning Featured Resources Adding Text Animation adobe captivate captivate

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

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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. Smartphones, iPads, and tablets have opened new avenues for learning. Adobe Captivate 9. Responsive design helps your e-learning course content rearrange itself when opened on any device, irrespective of the screen size.