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Best Beginner ELearning Software

LearnDash

Sure, some would argue that certain rapid elearning software solutions are easier than others – but choosing the “easiest” option doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the “best” option.

Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

We are highly excited to see this trend because, like most of you learning professionals, we too believe that the best way to learn new software is by doing real tasks in a real environment, in a fun way. ADOBE LEVELUP.

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. It’s a fairly simple process to record a software simulation in Adobe Captivate.

Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Troubleshooting Cranky Software

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 If you are using Windows Vista or 7, and you are working locally but Captivate is still behaving badly, try running the software as an Administrator. Mac:   /Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe Captivate  See also: Captivate's Cache Feature   Looking to learn Captivate quickly?   Adobe Captivate Essentials  and  Adobe Captivate Beyond the Essentials (Advanced).

Adobe Character Animator and eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Adobe’s Character Animator software has us excited for the future of eLearning. Animation, depending on the software you use, can often have a steep learning curve. Enter Adobe Character Animator, a fairly recent addition to Adobe After Effects.

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

CommLab India

Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner? Or are you trying to develop your own software training? Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily.

6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

As you may know, when using Adobe Captivate 8, you can design for responsive courses to adapt to the device or the devices you are using. The adaptability of this software is fantastic. You’ll find Adobe Captivate has three breakpoints for desktop, tablet, and mobile.

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. Software Simulations. With software simulations, you can do screen capture videos.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.

Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet

eLearning Brothers

Since its last release in June 2013, Adobe Captivate 8 leapfrogs the current paradigm of eLearning development and addresses the needs of today’s eLearning developer with it’s all new mobile responsive design. – Software Simulations. Congratulations to everyone at Adobe!

Adobe Joins LMS Space Late

LearnDash

If you haven’t heard yet, recently Adobe announced that they too will be trying their luck in the learning management system market. One of Adobe’s major competitors within elearning is Articulate, and they’ve had an LMS for years.

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Adobe Captivate: Use Smart Shapes Instead of Text Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        I've written about Captivate's Smart Shapes a few times since Adobe first introduced them.   When you record your next Software Simulation, the standard Text Captions will automatically be replaced with Smart Shapes.

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

Adobe Captivate

Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. Guest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc.

Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction Video Course Now Available on Adobe KnowHow

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you're looking to learn Adobe Captivate. Curious how to create software simulations? You'll learn how to create both software demonstrations and highly interactive software simulations.   Adobe Captivate e-learning eLearningGet a Jump-Start On Mastering This Awesome eLearning Development Tool! and quickly. this beginner course is for you.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

LearnDash

If you haven’t heard yet, Adobe made some news in the elearning industry yesterday. Specifically, they released their learning management system and Adobe Captivate 9. I discussed the new Adobe learning management system previously in this article. adobe captivate

Top 5 productivity tips for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate is a powerful eLearning authoring tool which allows you to create several types of engaging and interactive eLearning courses. To make the most of this tool, here are the top 5 productivity tips I’ve followed over the years. Go ahead and use them if you like.

Adobe Captivate: Video Demos and the Mouse

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        Captivate's Software Simulation and Responsive modes get all the glory. Adobe CaptivateAnd why not? Interactive eLearning that works great on mobile devices is important. Nevertheless, there's room in world for a different mode that gets little respect among Captivate aficionados: Video Demo mode.

How to Use Customized Adobe Captivate 8 Buttons

eLearning Brothers

Adobe Captivate 8 provides four different ways for you to integrate buttons into your training. In the image editing software of your choice, create three separate images. For Mac users, this can be found by going to Applications > Adobe Captivate 8 > Gallery > Buttons. -

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate. In addition to the web browser, the learner must have the free Adobe Flash Player on the computer to view the SWF.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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Selecting the Enable Accessibility option ( Edit > Preferences > Publishing ) makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. For example, if you select the Enable Accessibility option and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Source: Adobe, Creating Accessible Projects.

E-Learning Interaction Building Tools Comparison

Raptivity

We have compared Raptivity, eLearning Brothers, Articulate Engage '13, Articulate Storyline 2 and Adobe Captivate 9 on various parameters that are vital to create, integrate and deploy eLearning interactions. An eLearning course looks incomplete without interactions.

Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

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In the good old days, software companies released major upgrades to their products every 2-3 years. How long was it between Adobe Captivate 5 and 6? Adobe has promised a more aggressive upgrade cycle for its programs that will make even the recent upgrade cycles look almost snail-like. Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Import GIFT format questions quickly and conveniently into Adobe Captivate projects to create assessment modules.

Software End-user Training for Packaging Industry – A Case Study

CommLab India

Overcoming this issue and communicating effectively with the software implementation partner, taking into account the varying time zones and tight deadlines were the major challenges for us at CommLab. Training Solutions Software Training

Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses

eLearning Brothers

Elearning developers need ways to optimize Adobe Captivate, and get more creative inspiration. The Adobe Captivate blog is the place go. A Word of Caution: To be fair to Adobe Captivate, they say on their site, “You may download and use any of the project files or samples.

3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate was first introduced to be a screen capture tool under the name Flashcam. Not too long after that, Macromedia acquired eHelp and released the software under the name Captivate which was later acquired by Adobe Systems. Software Application Training.

Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

He is trained as both an instructional designer and developer, and is an Adobe Community Expert. . Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. How to Develop Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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Selecting the 508 Compliance option makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Only The Shadow Knows!

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While some of the new features in Adobe Captivate 5.5 such as the ability to free rotate and publish to Apple mobile devices ) have gotten all the fanfare since Adobe released the new software, one new feature has sat on the sideline, overshadowed by the others: Shadow.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. If you are ready to invest money into audio tools, there are a number of software options that may be of interest. Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course.

Adobe Captivate: Text Entry That Sticks Around

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by Kevin Siegel      A client wanted us to create a software simulation that would allow learners to fill out part of a spreadsheet. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning

Online Training Software, DigitalChalk, Introduces Instructor-Led Training

DigitalChalk eLearning

There are a number of third-party tools that can be linked with the ILT feature, such as, GoToMeeting, WebEx, Google Hangouts, Adobe Connect, and more. The post Online Training Software, DigitalChalk, Introduces Instructor-Led Training appeared first on. Announcements Digitalchalk Instructor-Led Training New Software FeaturesFor Immediate Release. Leading online training platform introduces unique Instructor-Led Training feature. Asheville, NC – June 1, 2015.

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5 Must Read ELearning Software Articles

LearnDash

If you have been around the elearning world for more than just a few hours you are likely to hear about rapid elearning development software. A simple search on that topic will yield results from major players Adobe Captivate, Articulate (Storyline and Studio), iSpring, among others.

Synchronous Software Scavenger Hunts

Experiencing eLearning

If I’m doing software application training, doing it as a webinar isn’t really my first choice. Application training via a synchronous tool like WebEx, Adobe Connect, or Elluminate too often ends up with passive learners. I’d rather create a bunch of Captivate tutorials and job aids to let people learn at their own pace, when they need to use the skills. Just-in-time, interactive training that supports or simulates actual tasks is my first choice.

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. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different.