Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty. How will you know which eLearning tool to work with? I have worked on several authoring tools. Today, I am sharing my views on the 3 widely used tools -Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire 16. All three tools support popular browsers such asInternet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. PPT Import.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. Font styles - At times, ‘bold’ or ‘italics’ text in the PPT doesn’t appear the same way after publishing in Articulate.

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Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

is not the only product which has an issue with a 64 bit Windows computer but in combination with PPT 2010, I’m unaware of any other. Spelling – I am always surprised at the number of authoring tools who do not have this feature. When you move over a video MP4 file onto your page, it converts to FLV video – but when you decide to publish and select video – you can output the entire project as a MP4. Empower course authoring tools Lectora Snap!

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Insert an FLV file. Import PPT. Blog Toolbar Workspace "Elearning authoring tools" blog toolbar workspaceShortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. The common shortcut keys are listed in the table. It’s amazing just how much time you can save when you know the shortcut keys to use when using Captivate.

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LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

The admin interface makes it self-explanatory to create content with built-in tools or by importing existing content files. These tools are preconfigured so you can easily drill down into information about individual and team users, courses, modules and paths. With Litmos, administrators can author basic content directly within the LMS or use proprietary third-party authoring tools in any combination. Launch virtual tool as an instructor or as a learner.

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