Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate. Although personally I mostly use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio clips for Captivate, this blog will focus only on the Audio features within Captivate. In the past I have posted several articles about audio. Merging of Audio clips (slide audio). For HMTL5 output audio (and video) has to be generated when entering a slide with audio. Library and Audio.

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FMR SWF Edit

Adobe Captivate

Till Adobe Captivate 4, Full Motion Recording (FMR) SWF editing feature existed as a separate application outside captivate. This feature supports the following operations – trimming of frames from an FMR SWF, inserting FMR SWFs in to another FMR SWF, splitting of FMR SWFs and merging a set of FMR SWFs. Note that this FMR edit doesn’t modify any of the other objects, such as audio etc, on the slide as this feature is designed for editing of FMR SWFs than FMR Slides.

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Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

These text-only (no audio) courses were built more than five years ago with a lesser known authoring tool, and the finished products were generated in Flash. Tap into the audio path into the brain by replacing large blocks of onscreen text with voiceover narration. Publish them in HTML5 rather than swf output. Knowing that I am increasing interactivity and adding audio, I allowed for 3 development hours per screen, regardless of type.

Captivate Library

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 4 , Captivate library. Captivate accepts high quality images, animations, FLVs, audio files etc. So, where is this 'Library' located? Once you launch Adobe Captivate and open a blank project, go to Edit view and from the menu item select 'Window > Library' or use the shortcut 'ctrl-alt-L'. Library will show you the way it classifies your resources. i.e. Audio, Background, Images, Media and Presentations.

Games and Interactions for Articulate

eLearning Brothers

Choose an interaction from the library. Input your text, images, and audio. swf). Are you an Articulate user? Are you looking for a way to easily create games and interactions to make your courses more engaging? You’re in luck…I’d like to introduce eLearningInteractions.com. This tool is browser-based and has tons of different template interactions and games to choose from. You don’t need to know flash or programming!

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Which video elements will help you effectively narrate the story – audio/simulations/animations/graphics? Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. A development tool offering you a complete template library can help you save costs in developing your own template from the scratch. Overview.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

An integrated library of 25,000+ characters and templates. This library has a wide variety of assets such as cutout people, games, interactions, scenarios, course starters, and more. HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate. Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Record audio. Import audio. Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Find audio in the Library/Change text to Bold. Find/replace a particular object in the Project Library. Update the Library. Find in the Library. Find PowerPoint slides in the Library. Show or hide the Library. Library usage. Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Show Audio Management panel.

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

Adobe Captivate

While the end of 2020 seems far away, it is not, especially if your organization has a large library of courses published for Flash output. Some older courses were built with text only and no audio. swf,htm). On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash.

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

While the end of 2020 seems far away, it really is not, especially if your organization has a large library of courses published for Flash output. Some older courses were built with text only and no audio. swf,htm). Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers! Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. What does this mean for you and your courses?

Flash Export in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Along with the FLA file, any dependent SWF files or ActionScript files will be placed in the same folder as the FLA file. We have restructured the library based on the items. Slides, captions, mouse item, interactive items, animations, images, audio – each item will go into its corresponding folder. Otherwise it will not load all the dependent swf files. Export to Flash is an old feature modeled in a new way.

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

CommLab India

Instant access to more than 100,000 e-learning development assets such as images, photographs, and web-based learning interaction templates, in the Articulate Content Library. Excellent audio capabilities; you can record, import and edit audio clips in a hassle-free manner. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Welcome to the seventh post of the series.

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

Setting up audio and recording system audio. Using the Library. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan Eash, from TechSmith's User Assistance team, is hitting the road for the EDUCAUSE conference. Before the conference starts, he will give a few training sessions in California.

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

TechSmith Camtasia

Using the Library. Audio enhancements. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers! We're coming to Philadelphia to give you the one-on-one Camtasia Studio training experience. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics, or an intermediate user in need of some tips and tricks, we have a Camtasia Studio training class that's right for you.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. Audio recorder and adding audio. While you can go to your “library” and select the image and then move it onto the image it is replacing it – the easiness is not so simple – especially when you have the Revolver-1 element open.

How to create an online course in TalentLMS

TalentLMS

Audio. The “Add Audio” form lets you embed audio content in your course. There are two ways to do this: directly upload an audio file (mp3, wav, etc.), record some audio through your laptop’s microphone, a headset, or any other kind of audio capture device you have available (no special software required). The “Add Flash Object” form lets you add an interactive Flash animation (SWF file) to your course.

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

CommLab India

Instant access to more than 100,000 e-learning development assets such as images, photographs, and online course templates, contained in the Articulate Content Library. Make the best use of audio in your online course – you can record, import, and edit audio, in a hassle-free manner. You can also ensure consistency in audio volume, across slides and interactivities. Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course.

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. Edit video, and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. Audio response. Learn how to make your eLearning more personal by providing audio responses in content and quizzes. Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

You can use one of the pre-set options or customize the quality settings for both images and audio. 24 kbps is the default for for audio under this setting. The Optimized for CD-ROM Delivery option uses minimal compression for audio (128 kpbs) and images. When you check the Custom (Advanced) option, you can then set your own image and audio quality settings. From here, you can independently control the compression for audio, video, and image files.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Audio Resources. Levelator : automatically adjust the audio levels in your narration. Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Myna : easy-to-use online audio editor that includes a library of assets. Creative Commons audio : good sites to get free audio for your courses. Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. Also includes video, illustration, and audio clips.

Raptivity: A Review

The eLearning Coach

Raptivity is a rapid development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built templates, most of which are interactive. swf) format. The Libraries of Templates. The full Raptivity library of around a dozen products provides over 225 presentation and interactive templates for various audience groups. I’m always looking for new ways to add meaningful interactions to courses and have been exploring Raptivity for this purpose.

Advanced Actions 2017 Outfit

Adobe Captivate

I recommend to download the example published file , from that article, or watch it (as SWF output) if you are using a Flash enabled browser on a desktop or laptop. That same button can be found in the Library. Personally I always use the Library for Shared Actions management. Export Shared Action: works only for shared actions (doesn’t appear in the tooltip), same button as in the Library. Intro.

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Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

This might sound like an easy out, but by focusing your time and energy on content that is relevant and aligned with your learning strategy, you will end up with a library of courses that are useful for learners and serve your business goals.

Selection in Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

Rather it means putting them in an audio file, such as mp3, so that they can be uploaded to an iPod or similar device that allows them to be portable. PDFs now allow the use of links, videos, and audio that greatly increase their versatility. Flash file (swf): Shockwave Flash file. xml file: This is the file that the swf app reads. This is the fifth in a series of posts on Agile Learning Design: Post 1 - Agile Design: An Ethos for Creating Learning Platforms.

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M-Learning: Landscape Changer: E-Reader

eLearning 24-7

Umm, lets see: Swf (yes, Flash and not Flash lite either) – An e-reader already boosts this as a new feature into the marketplace. So, you now add audio/video capabilities too. The courses are.swf with audio/video capabilities, oh they offer text to speech too. You can add a “Library&# to your LMS and offer the same features and capabilities to your end users. Download the audio version of it, or video or both? How about sections in your library?

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