Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

EasyGenerator is a SaaS based content authoring tool that is like a piece of fine sculpture, with some cracks, but beauty that is hidden within. Extremely feature rich – can compete with Captivate and other authoring tools. Built in question pool, assessment tool and survey tool. Unbelievable amount of fonts to select from: The most I have ever seen in a content authoring tool. The tool can track your courses – if a standalone -.

The Top 7 Learning Design Tools That You Should Be Using in 2022


Whether you’re illustrating a set of characters or creating brand cohesive course components, you need the very best learning design tools at your disposal to make great learning happen. What tools are you using most right now? So, what tools are creating the most buzz in 2022?


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15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

MICROSOFT ONE DRIVE Features: Provides businesses with the tools to co-author and collaborate on projects in real-time, store and sync files, and restore/recover important deleted files. Disclaimer: I am not paid nor am I a representative of the companies mentioned below. These recommendations are solely based on thorough research and my own personal experience.

Product Review: Liquid Authoring Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

Product: Liquid Authoring. Liquid Authoring, a new rapid content authoring tool from Landmark ASP, tries to bring together easy to use functionality with advanced capabilities. jpg,gif,png), audio file (.mp3), Liquid Authoring has a “collaboration&# feature, but I have no idea what is in it, because access was denied. After logging into Liquid Authoring you go immediately to your home screen. Image – insert your image – jpg,png.,gif.

Five must-have tools for online training providers


To do this effectively, you’ll require a range of software tools. Authoring tools. Your authoring tool is probably the most important item in your elearning delivery toolkit. Ideally, an authoring tool should be flexible, easy to use, responsive and enable quick content development that meets the needs of your end users. Many modern authoring products, like Elucidat , tick all of these boxes. Production process tools – 5C’s.

12 Top eLearning Project Management Tools You Need to Try


At LearnUpon, we’re big fans of eLearning project management tools. We collated a list of our favorite project management tools – 12 altogether. Why you should use eLearning project management tools. A project management tool makes it that little bit easier. A great project management tool makes it effortless. 12 eLearning project management tools to try today. Here’s our list of eLearning project management tools we think are worth a try.

PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

Paul Schneider in my opinion is one of the guru’s in the authoring tool industry. Before we jump into PENS, let’s begin in the authoring tool industry. In the authoring tool industry there seems to be hesitancy to go into the cloud. While there are authoring tools that are SaaS based, there are significantly more that are not. What are a couple of features that I should consider when looking for an authoring tool?


Product Review: SoftChalk 6 – Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

I would love to tell you that this is an amazing rapid content authoring tool that can do it all, achieve it all and frankly is absolutely fantastic. Image formats are.bmp.jpg,gif,png and.jpeg. The SB is an option under tools and shows the templates that are available for you to select from, how they look with the headers, banner, content (font, etc.), Perhaps not a big deal, if this is the first tool you have ever seen or used.

Adobe Captivate 2019 vs. SharePoint: The Issue is real.

Adobe Captivate

The Back Story: In the previous versions of Adobe Captivate such as 7, 8, and 9 (before updating to version the individual loose files such as png, smartshapes, and text captions from the project’s HTML5 output were stored in the dr folder. Also, there is the main imgmd file that stores png files, text captions, smartshapes, and etc.

9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

eLearning Brothers

3 Ask Google to Search a Specific Author. There are great eLearning authors in the industry and sometimes authors aren’t publishing to just one site. You can search “author:[name]” to find a specific author. Scenario: Let’s say one of your favorite authors is Connie Malamed (she’s one of our favorites too), and you want to see all of her published works all on the web. Search Solution : author: Connie Malamed. #4

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Captivate capabilities question

Adobe Captivate

–What kind of art format is accepted (jpg, png, svg, ai etc). Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate (2017 Release) Adobe Captivate forum q&as question TypeKitI’m a designer and brand consultant not using Captivate. I’ve been asked by the client to consult on the look of their Captivate learning modules.

An eLearning Workflow

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

      I export my Illustrator graphics as  transparent high-resolution PNG files  for easy import into Microsoft PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, or Adobe Captivate. To create the transparent PNG's, build the graphic on a separate artboard and note the artboard number.     Next, choose  File > Export , select the appropriate artboard, and then select  PNG  as the output.

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

In my experience, most people love tech tips and tools. With that in mind, I’ve been thinking about the best way to share some of the best tech tips and tools that I discover. For a long time, I’ve had a section in my weekly newsletter highlighting a few new tools each week.

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How to Identify the Best eBook Conversion Services


Creating an eBook has been made easy with the use of software tools and packages. Even individual authors can self-publish their eBooks today. Here’s a guide to identify the best eBook conversion services: A) What the eBook conversion software offers: 1. Multiple Input and Output Formats: Select a software where you can upload any file format and get your output in whichever format you might need. So, the software must allow ePUB conversion.

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

Previously, the developers used tools like XML, Java, and Flash to code the courses. This is why the HTML5 based authoring tools are being used to develop these courses. The rapid authoring tools based on HTML5 enable the developers to trigger actions based on logic. The developers can add various interactive elements like buttons, sliders, dials, light boxes, markers, and data entry fields when they are using an authenticating tool.

Technical Communications: Online Versus Paper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 While setting up a specific indentation is easy in a print layout tool such as Adobe InDesign, the user's device may have limits to how indentations are displayed.  While many print layout tools allow you to easily number paragraphs, those automatic numbers may not display properly online. To use the images, you'll need to allow time to save the images as online versions (in jpeg or png format). What tool do you use to convert from print to online?

Images file types and their uses

Adobe Captivate

They are undoubtedly a main element to elearning but do you know your png from your svg? cons – bigger than png, oldest format (1989). Blog Image Media "Elearning authoring tools" blog image mediaImage file types. here’s a list of file types and what the differences and uses are. Pro’s – salable (without loss of quality) small file size, transparent. Cons- not I.E. friendly. Pro’s – 24 bit colour, photo quality, high detail.

Creators’ Guide to SEO Success


Free & Paid SEO Tools. There are many tools to help you do so, but Google’s tools are the best way to start, and they are free: Google (Autocomplete). This can be found from the keywords explorer or from an SEO tool. Free & Paid SEO Tools to Use.

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How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone is familiar with Adobe Flash, for those who are not, it is a software with which apps, mobile games, desktop applications, and animations are produced. To move your video content like courses to HTML5, you’ll need an authoring tool. Here’s more on how to select the right eLearning authoring tools and why should y ou invest in them? . Select an authoring tool for the conversion.

Save PowerPoint Slides as Images


It’s really easy to do and it turns PowerPoint from a just a presentation software into a powerful graphic design tool. But wanted to follow-up and show you that’s great, I use that for building out what my scene is going to be, but I actually use this as a stage often and authoring tools that are outside of PowerPoint. So save it as a PNG image, and I’ll just go ahead and click save. But then it’s very flexible in whatever authoring tool you’re using.

Micro-learning – What can it do for your organization?


If you want to implement micro-learning in your organization, you can create your own micro-learning, either from scratch using an authoring tool like Articulate Storyline or Vyond , or by cutting down longer modules and videos into shorter parts. Four and a half minutes.

LearnDash: The Most Versatile Learning Management System Available

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Not only this but the course authors and instructors can also award badges and course points on course completion, assignment submission, quiz completion, etc. Since it runs on WordPress, it’s compatible with all types of media including: Images – jpeg, png, svg, etc.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

With software like Captivate, you finish with superfluous background material and images. In PowerPoint-driven tools like Articulate, take advantage of the master slide templates to reduce. I found that I could cut unneeded words with Captivate’s editing tool, and it still seemed personal because of the tone. png) to reduce. About the Author. This article, by Eric Matas, is the first of a three part series on the Psychology of Elearning.

How to Design the Visual Elements for Interactive Elearning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed that when you use rapid elearning tools (as well as PowerPoint) you can build effective elearning courses. I’d even argue that PowerPoint provides some extra benefits because of its easy authoring and graphics development. Download: Characters (png). office equipment (png). You get a lot of features and capability inside one application. Below is a link to the demo I built based on Allen Interaction’s original course.

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

If you have software tools that let you edit your photos and carefully plan your diagrams, fantastic! To use PowerPoint as your image formatting tool, start by adjusting the dimensions of the PowerPoint deck so that the output perfectly fits the position you intend to put the pictures onscreen. PowerPoint has a variety of editing options under the Picture tools tab, yet my personal favorite is the Crop tool. Help How To authoring elearning Shazia training

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Authoring Tool. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. Open Source Software.

Introducing Media Collection Template

Ed App

For images, a PNG or JPG file is ideal at approximately 800 x 600px. If you want to learn more about EdApp’s mobile-focused LMS and authoring tool,get in touch at We welcome you to the most requested template by clients; EdApp’s new Media Collection template! The incorporation of media into your employee training strategy has never been easier than with EdApp’s newly developed Media Collection Template, for fast-forward thinking.

Badging and Certification with Learn Chef


Chef Software ( recently acquired by Progress Software ) launched Learn Chef on June 2nd at their annual ChefConf Online conference. These are guided experiences that provide learners with a way to apply their knowledge without having to install a local version of the Chef software.

Free eLearning resource screen template and tutorial


I design my backgrounds in PowerPoint, then import them into whatever authoring tool I need. The icons I used were PNG images. Most authoring tools will give you the option to put your resource screen in either (or both) of these places. If you’re building a good eLearning course, you don’t want to cover EVERYTHING (even if your SME tells you that learners need ALL the information in the history of mankind).

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

CommLab India

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. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. In Captivate 9, we can import only these image (Shift+Ctrl+M) formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF, POT, POTX, and PICT.

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What I Like About eLearning

eLearning Weekly

Articulate — the authoring tools, the company, the blogs, and the online presence. PNG files. I was never really good in art class growing up. I’d immerse myself in the project of the day and be proud of what I’d made, only to look up at the end and discover that everyone else had glued their macaroni or painted their plate just a little better than I.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. The entire premise of presentation software is to present a story (or concept) in a compelling and interactive way that inspires, educates, and draws in the learner (or viewer). If you already have the slide sharing presentation software (i.e.

Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

Welcome to the latest collection of tools and apps for your learning, design and technology toolbox. This bi-weekly collection includes 50 of the most useful tools I’ve collected since the last edition. The Worlds leading desktop marker software.

Mastering Modern Marketing with Todd Brown’s E5 Method


Todd Brown: Yeah, celebrity, authority, credibility, track record, all of those things are doing a tremendous amount of heavy lifting, rightly so, for Jeff today, as they should. Chris Badgett: They just need a tool. They need a tool.

Guest Blogger, Bryan Jones of – How to Repurpose Content in under 1 hour


The following article is reposted on with author’s permission. If you follow this blog, you know that I use PowerPoint as my main graphic design tool. On a blank slide, drop an image of the quote author and stretch it to cover the entire canvas. Include the quote text, the authors name, make sure the text is white, and size it up. Repeat those steps for all 10 authors. File-Save-As, then select PNG from the dropdown.

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Corporate LMS

Ed App

Course Authoring. In the context of learning and development, an authoring tool commonly refers to software that helps to create eLearning and other digital content. An important part of the authoring tool specification is what type of content it supports.

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Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

Don’t leave it all up to your e-learning authoring tool, though. Some optimization is best done to the media before it ever makes it into the authoring tool. A future blog post will address some of the things you can do inside the tools, but we also do a lot of optimization outside of the authoring tool. Authoring tools let you crop and resize, but all the pixels are still saved within the file.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


An LCMS can be considered to be an LMS that includes an authoring tool. If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. A software platform that manages the administration, delivery and reporting of online training. Learning Tools Interoperability is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

The Perfect Toolkit to Create Your eLearning Courses


Authoring tools like isEazy give you much more freedom when interacting with your content and, combined with a multitude of other external applications, they constitute the perfect toolkit to create your online training courses. Screen Recording Software like OBS Studio. Video Recording Software like Loom. Loom is one of the most widely used tools for creating video tutorials. Tools to Compress Images like Podcasting Tools.

How to Repurpose Content in under 1 hour


If you follow this blog, you know that I use PowerPoint as my main graphic design tool. On a blank slide, drop an image of the quote author and stretch it to cover the entire canvas. Include the quote text, the authors name, make sure the text is white, and size it up. Repeat those steps for all 10 authors. File-Save-As, then select PNG from the dropdown. Goal: Repurpose content for a blog post, quote images, and a video.

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