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

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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. This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. You can expand or condense the recording window based on your simulation requirement.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web.

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Adobe Captivate: Live, Online Training Now Available in Central European Time Zone Hours

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  This beginner Adobe Captivate training class will quickly have you creating eLearning and mLearning lessons that include software simulations, demonstrations and soft-skills (compliance training).   You will learn how to make your lessons engaging and interactive by creating quizzes, adding text captions, animations, videos, rollovers, clickable areas (buttons and click boxes), typing areas, voiceover audio, and sound effects.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength. Best-in-class screen capture capabilities for software simulations. Like I mentioned earlier, Adobe Captivate is the ideal choice for creating software simulations. Its screen capture capability allows you to create robust software simulations with multiple learning modes in a single recording session.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

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We looked at each feature such as their ease of use, possibilities in animations, developing software training simulations, built-in interactivities and the ease of customizing them, flexibility of characters, recording and editing audios/videos, creating assessments, and publishing options. Easy-to-develop software simulations. Publishes to HTML5 and Android. Specializes in creating software simulations. Flash-based mini games.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

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We saw that the Articulate 360 component enables the development of high quality software simulations and e-learning assessments. Studio 360 is a software application that can be used to transform classroom PowerPoint Presentations into engaging responsive web-based courses. Make the best use of audio in your online course – you can record, import, and edit audio, in a hassle-free manner. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Formulate Instructional, Visual, and Audio Strategies and Decide the Interaction Level. Most of these presentations are devoid of audio and interactivity. Finalize the audio strategy – how much audio is to be used and what the tone and accent of the narrator should be.

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What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

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We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop good software simulations and online assessments. Excellent audio capabilities; you can record, import and edit audio clips in a hassle-free manner. The Articulate software allows you to deliver good learning experiences by ensuring consistency in volume, across all learning interactions. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Welcome to the seventh post of the series.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

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Software Training. Most organizations do some sort of software training. Show your skills with screencasts and software simulations. Learn to Use E-Learning Software. Your success hinges less on your academic credentials and more on demonstrable skills and fluency with e-learning software. There’s a lot of e-learning software out there. Media formats : there are all sorts of formats for video, images, and audio. .

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

SweetRush

This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Most developers traditionally consider Captivate to be the default tool for creating software demonstrations and simulations within e-learning, but not an end-all, be-all for all types of learning. We give Captivate 7 a big thumbs-up on its video and audio support.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

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Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. Apart from having a less turnaround time, rapid development is about using smart, sophisticated tools/software to craft e-learning courses swiftly, without compromising on quality. Day 3-6 :The development team works on the graphics, animations, and synchronizes audio files with the course content, using the storyboard as the blueprint.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

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The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. Audio capabilities. The use of audio plays an important role in the effectiveness of the online course. The eLearning Guild reported that authoring tool users were seeking a few audio capabilities in authoring tools such as: Embedding audio files. Triggering audio in interactions. Setting audio quality. Flash.

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials. Maybe a blog, explaining why I am wondering about the use of Captivate for the creation of software tutorials, explaining the three possible workflows with growing level of interactivity can lead to some feedback anyway. Workflow 3: Software simulations. The post Interactivity in Software Tutorials? Intro.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 6: Quizmaker 360

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We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop effective software simulations and online assessments. As its name suggests, Quizmaker 360 is a software application that can be used to develope-learning assessments. You can create, import, and edit images, audio clips, and videos, without encoding. The application also allows you to insert Flash and web objects into your quizzes, in a hassle-free manner. Welcome to the sixth post in a series of fourteen.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

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With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. But if you want to develop a highly interactive e-learning course with software simulations and interactive scenarios and assessments, you need to go with installation-based tools such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate. What is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring software?

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

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Articulate is also an ideal authoring tool to recreate existing Flash-based e-learning courses. Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning. Captivate empowers your online course designers to create game-based activities, watch-try-do simulations, videos, and various interactivities so that learners can stay glued to the training.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. So developing software simulations takes extra efforts. Lectora Publisher, audio recorder and editor, Camtasia – a screen recording tool – Snagit 12, and Flypaper are the major tools. This is possible because of editable HTML5 output code. Recorder and editor is used to work on audio recording and editing.