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. However, nothing will bloat a published SWF quite like audio.

Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

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You can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences. Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" adobe presenter Audio Sync rapid elearningAdobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint.

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E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

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When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. Audio (F6) formats include MP3 and WAV. This format compresses the audio file but quality is lost.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go. If you decide to publish a SWF, the learner will use a web browser to access the lesson.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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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. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

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Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Who knows… maybe Apple will do a backflip and start playing swf’s after all?

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5. Apart from supporting many common SWF features such as vector graphics, embedded fonts, images and timeline animation, it also converts basic ActionScript 2.0

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Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Then you will learn how to record and edit voiceover audio. Finally, you will also learn how to publish the finished eLearning content as both SWF and PDF. Have you created a PowerPoint presentation and need to convert it into an eLearning course? Perhaps you need to add a quiz to the presentation and be able to track learner success?

"Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" Workbook Now Available

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You’ll learn to record, import and edit audio, and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons and text entry boxes. Finally, you’ll learn to publish your project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that your content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device, including the iPad, iPhone and other mobile devices.

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Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

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For example, using the Record button, you can quickly record high-quality audio and then sync the audio to your PowerPoint animations with fine precision. Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)

Adobe Captivate 6: High Fidelity PowerPoint Imports

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During a standard PowerPoint import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format, and then converted to SWF. and audio bookmarks were not supported within Captivate. In Captivate 6, if you select the new  High Fidelity  option, the import process will take native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped).

Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

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In the SWF Size and Quality area, I set the quality to Medium. I also visited the Publish Settings and changed the Frames Per Second to 20 (30 is the default) and disabled both Enable Accessibility and Play tap audio for recorded typing. by Kevin Siegel.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

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Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

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At the bottom of the screen, you will find the Timeline which has elements such as the image , callouts , a mouse movement, a click box , or an audio recording. You can either publish to the SWF and HTML formats together, or publish them individually.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

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Using Camtasia, you can add callouts, images, audio, Flash hotspots, animations, and even a quiz.).            As with Camtasia, you'll use the Presenter tools to add audio, images, videos, and a quiz. Once you're finished, you'll use the Presentation group on the Adobe Presenter group to Publish the Presentation as either a SWF or PDF.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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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.

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

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SWF) to insert into your elearning. Add text, images and audio. Don’t worry: no Flash is required. You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

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Not on every occasion – there are still some areas where Flash has the advantage, and provided that few students will be trying to access your courses on iOS (Apple) devices, it may still be appropriate where complex animations or special audio and video effects are involved.

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

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You can add commentary while recording if you select ‘Audio’ input in the recording window. You can publish your software simulation to a swf. Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner?

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

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  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. And you will learn how to publish your lessons for the widest possible audience including how to output both Flash (SWF) and HTML5 (so that your lessons will play on such mobile devices as the Apple iPad).

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

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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.

Elearning applications

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CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).

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

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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.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

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Differentiating features: Use PowerPoint page transitions, add a controller to audio or video added via PowerPoint, End Show action that closes the course window, submit quiz and survey results via CGI. Have more than one swf per slide. Add controller to audio or video embedded in PowerPoint slides. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update.

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

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swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world. You can build interactive e-learning courses with rich text content, multimedia elements of audio and video, graphics, and assessments.

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Audacity is an open source audio editor. I usually record my audio directly in the rapid elearning tools. However, if I have a larger project, then I like to break my production up into chunks and keep my audio separate. SWF Player.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

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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.

Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

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According to Dove, "This product lets users produce printed, electronic, and Web-based documents featuring integrated graphics, photos, text, video, audio, animation, and interactivity. Project Rome offers output in formats such as PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, or FXG or Web files for either an Adobe or third-party-hosted Website."

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"Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials Workbook" Now Shipping

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You'll be able to record, import and edit audio, and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, and text entry boxes.   Last, but not least, you'll learn to publish your project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that your content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device, including the iPad, iPhone, and other mobile devices.

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Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

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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. Initially this review was going to cover both Snap!

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

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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.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

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Another vendor, Xplana.com allows you to create communities, share the content (courses, books, presentations, video, audio, images, etc.) Not just courses, but presentations, materials, video, audio – all user generated content. are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. As a result of this issue, people have to insert the SWF as a web object.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

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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.

Flash Export in Captivate 5

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Along with the FLA file, any dependent SWF files or ActionScript files will be placed in the same folder as the FLA file. 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.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

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Audio mixer features. cptx and SWF file) and attached it here for your reference. To see the usage of tags, open the.cptx file, and select Audio > Speech Management. To hear how the voices modify the actual text, open the SWF file, plug-in your headphones and listen to the narration. For example, Reverb gives the impression of a large hall or a church, while delay (or echo) repeats the audio signal at every diminishing volume. Audio Mixer features.

Games and Interactions for Articulate

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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! Now you can quickly create eLearning interactions and games for Articulate.

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Product Review Raptivity

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AICC, 508 and SWF. On the top of each interaction before you select it – identifies the capabilities that are included: import/export, snap control, audio, enhanced editing options, section 508. Product: Raptivity. Raptivity is an interaction tool.