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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.

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.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Lowering the Size of Published SWFs

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Fortunately, adding interactivity to a lesson does not negatively impact the size of the published SWF. Rather, imported assets such as audio, video and images are the main culprits behind SWF bloat. There are some things that you can do while working in Captivate that may lower the size of the published SWF. However, if you can trim the lesson down to 2-3 minutes of playtime, you'll save on SWF file size. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5 or 5.5?

Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

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While your published SWF will be smaller when compared to using the other modes listed here, this setting will lower the quality of the published images so much, you may not like it. According to Adobe, "This option works well for most images and for all the screen recorded content, but can fail if the image contains too many colors or many colors with different transparencies." This option will result in the hightest quality images, but the largest published SWF.

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.

Adobe Captivate 5: Preload Your Corporate Brand

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The moment a learner clicks the link to start your eLearning lesson published using Adobe Captivate, you are in control over what the learner sees as they are waiting for the lesson to begin to play, and how long they have to wait before the lesson starts. In fact, the learner will have to wait for a specific percentage of the SWF to downloaded. You can use any of the following formats as a Preloader: jpeg, gif, bmp, wmf or swf. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5 ?