Top 5 Free Screen Recording Tools for Mac and Windows

eLearning Brothers

There are plenty of commercial screen recording tools on the market today. Luckily, there are some good free apps for both Windows and Mac that incorporate most of these features. So, if you are not ready to pay a pretty penny for a top-notch solution just yet, do try these tools.

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Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

A desktop authoring tool that provides a wealth of features and additional software. Templates, themes, debug tool (nice), translation tool (nice too). Includes an assessment tool and can generate certificates. Translation tool.

Desktop and Cloud-Based Authoring Tools: A Clash of the Titans

CommLab India

As training managers and SMEs, we are often involved in discussions with e-learning developers to choose the right authoring tool for our online training programs. Based on the way they are hosted, authoring tools can be classified into two categories.

5 Mac Apps to Make the Life of an E-learning Professional Easier

Geenio

It is no big secret that most professionals, regardless of occupation, have a set of favorite tools that save them time and help them do their job better. Let me introduce five free Mac apps I cannot imagine doing without. Just hover the cursor over the object, click left mouse button, and the HEX color code is saved to the clipboard, to be inserted in your course authoring tool. When adhering to the mockup is essential, PixelPerfect becomes an indispensable tool.

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Top 10 Tools for Rapid eLearning

Rob Hubbard

We’ve put our heads together and come up with our favourite (mostly free) tools for aiding rapid elearning development. As our team are located all over the world, we particularly love cloud-based tools that allow for collaboration: MockFlow Wireframe Editor Screenshot.

Tools and Tips for Transcribing Videos Faster and Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

So I’m going to share a few of my favorite tools and tips for transcribing faster that I’ve picked up in my work as a professional transcriptionist. Tools for Boosting Transcription Productivity. Here are five tools you can use to do this: 1. Transcription software.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

In fact, you may be surprised how far you can get with the online course creation tools you already own. The next piece of kit you’ll need in your online course creation tools arsenal is a mic. If you plan to record screencasts, you’ll need a screencast software.

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Inserting YouTube Videos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week I'm going to show you how to do the same thing, but in PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac. Mov files will play on Macs but will not play on PCs. Wmv files will play on PCs, but not on Macs.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1

TalentLMS

What’s a little more difficult however is picking the right tools to help you with course design, content creation, learning assessment and all the other tasks you need to run a successful eLearning program. 5) Secondary content creation and management tools.

The 33 tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

Here are the tools we’re using (hopefully this is helpful). Spark  — personally, I use Spark as my Mac mail client instead of Apple mail. join.me  — simple conference call/ screensharing software. It’s a really cool tool that helps with cash flow forecasts.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2

TalentLMS

In our previous installment of this series we suggested 6 of the most essential tools for online employee training, focusing mainly on the kind of tools that you’ll need for content creation-related tasks. Excel as a tool for online training you might ask?

The 33 business tools we use to run our remote business

Trajectory IQ

Here are the tools we’re using (hopefully this is helpful). Spark  — personally, I use Spark as my Mac mail client instead of Apple mail. join.me  — simple conference call/ screensharing software. It’s a really cool tool that helps with cash flow forecasts.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in the today’s online world. Course building tools on these platforms are available without cost but not without limitations. For every native platform, you are committing to build and continuously maintain your catalog using only the tools provided. Finding the right authoring tool.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => No software to download or install.

Open Source E-Learning Development 6: NeoOffice for Mac OS X

The E-Learning Curve

NeoOffice is a full-featured set of office applications (including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs) for Mac OS X. Tags: authoring tools content authoring content development e-learning elearning content open e-learning environment use of elearning utilities elearning content. open source NeoOffice productivity

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. F1 (Win & Mac). F2 (Win & Mac). F3 (Win & Mac). F4 (Win & Mac). F5 (Win & Mac). F6 (Win & Mac). F7 (Win & Mac). F11 (Win), Command+F11 (Mac). F12 (Win), Command+F12 (Mac). Page Up (win & Mac). Page Down (win & Mac). Alt+A (Win), Option+A (Mac). Control+A (Win), Command+A (Mac).

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Adobe Captivate 2019 vs. Windows 10: The Battle Continues

Adobe Captivate

Some issues occurring once Adobe Captivate 2019 is installed on a PC, Laptop, or Mac running the Windows 10 operating system are: Receiving a fatal error message. Under Compatibility mode select “ Run this program in compatibility mode for: ”.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. Storyline is a desktop authoring tool which Articulate would probably position alongside their current Studio suite of Presenter, QuizMaker and Engage, but for me this is definitely a replacement. A few highlights: The demo I saw was running on a Mac, so that's a plus for me.

Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest post by German video producer and author Andreas Zeitler. Basically, at which scene does it make sense to use which video tool. Examples of what I call video tools: Screencasts. About the Author. He is the author of 10 Tips for Creating Engaging Product Videos.

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Podcast 15: Tying Training to Customer Success – With Barry Kelly of Thought Industries

Talented Learning

That includes things like microsites, storefronts, ecommerce , licensing and the ability to author courses right in the browser. 2) Customer Training Organizations: We also serve software companies – SaaS companies in particular – that want to do a better job of training their customers.

Your LMS synced with SAML protocol to make your training programs secure and reliable

Paradiso

Companies and educational institutions that implement eLearning tools for their training seek, among other features, should choose strong security protocols that are ruled by the specifications dictated by the law on computer security, data protection and information traffic in the web. This guarantees that it can be used by any device or client that uses Windows, Mac, and Linux and from devices such as PCs, iPads or smartphones.

So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of rapid authoring tools available today that do this. Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools? Pooja: The future of e-learning authoring tools is to fit the category of ‘simple yet powerful’. Easy enough to begin with, and at the same time having the depth, so that authors are not limited by the tool. I see the future e-learning tools allowing the authors to easily add complex interactions, games, and 2D/ 3D animations with absolutely no programming.

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Leaner yet fitter Software Simulation workflows in Adobe Captivate 5!

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 5 is giant leap in the rapid e-learning authoring paradigm. So for all our MAC users, a little piece of advise before your try to get your hands dirty with Software Simulation-. Product Improvement Program.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

Now, let’s take a closer look at authoring tools, LMSs, and e-learning course design. E-Learning Authoring Tools. What is the most common e-learning development software? There are a lot of opinions about which tool is the best, though.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The Silverlight runtime is not yet available on Linux and the Mac version has some issues.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. Content authoring tools.

How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

In a former life as a product of FutureWave Software, Flash was known as SmartSketch, graphics editor pen computing on the Mac. Developers first discovered how to use Flash to build interactive websites and then the program evolved to using it to build games, movies, and experiences.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Why Are Smart Shapes So Smart? Let Me Count The (6) Ways

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And even when a Smart Shape is not being used as button, you can create states for it and then program in events in your eLearning that cause the shape to change states. Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, master trainer (CMT), and author.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

As I discussed last time, non-linear editing applications are media editing tools which can randomly access the source material - and that’s it. Audacity is an open source, easy-to-use multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

ScreencastCamper Profiles 2013: Dave Buell

TechSmith Camtasia

He has been authoring, directing, and producing many different eLearning and interactive training programs for over a decade. I also use Camtasia Studio (at work) and Camtasia for Mac (at home) for creating software tutorials for a wide variety of applications.

Reformat your training sessions to increase their impact

LearnUpon

This is made easy thanks to modern webinar tools. If your webinar tool doesn’t provide this option then you may want to record the webinar yourself. You can do this by using tools like Camtasia or QuickTime (you may need to download a plugin to record both audio and video).

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E-Learning Provocateur

Applications like Flickr, Google, YouTube, and many others use the cloud as their platform, in the way that programs on a desktop computer use that single computer as a platform. You can use a Mac, I can use a PC.