New course — Adobe Captivate 2017: Animations and Effects

Adobe Captivate

I’m excited to announce that my new course on Adobe Captivate 2017: Animations and Effects is now available on and LinkedIn Learning. Course Description: Adding animations and effects to your eLearning materials can help make your courses more engaging and interactive.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Show/Hide effects panel. 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.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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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Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions. Just one pretty easy example: create a countdown animation by combining a counter variable, a while loop, an effect and that Delay command. Intro.

Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

EI Design

To be able to provide the flexibility to learners to learn “on-the-go” on the device of their choice, it is imperative that you migrate the legacy/Flash/SWF courses to a platform that supports multiple devices. How to draw up an effective action plan for successful migration.

Reflections on Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions. Just one pretty easy example: create a countdown animation by combining a counter variable, a while loop, an effect and that Delay command. Intro.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions. Just one pretty easy example: create a countdown animation by combining a counter variable, a while loop, an effect and that Delay command. Intro.

Tough Choice: Breakpoints or Fluid Boxes?

Adobe Captivate

If you want to publish a project to be accessible from any device, you have to ignore the still available Captivate SWF output! I could have combined the images in a graphical application to have one image for Fluid Boxes, but the different effects and timing didn’t have a workaround.

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Secrets of Timeline(s) in Captivate – Intro

Adobe Captivate

For those reasons I suspect it is Time to update that old article, to explain the ins and outs of the Timeline panel including features like CPVC-projects and slides, Effect Timelines, Drag&Drop, which were added in more recent versions. Intro. Happy New Year 2017 to all Captivate users!

User Variables – Dynamic buttons

Adobe Captivate

A couple of years ago i wrote a short blog about dynamic buttons. I first thought this to be a limitation of HTML5 (first article was for SWF output) and tested it out. Intro. All the best for 2019 to all Captivate users!

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

CommLab India

In the first four blogs, we saw the features of Storyline 360 that facilitate the easy authoring of web-based courses. In the fifth and sixth blogs, we looked at the features of Presenter 360 and Quizmaker 360 , components of Studio 360. Welcome to the seventh post of the series.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

free special effects can be downloaded. Save to CD, swf, avi, mp3, Quicktime. I’ve done this for SME interviews for our team blog–worked pretty well. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R.

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

CommLab India

Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner? This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. You can publish your software simulation to a swf.

My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

They are not stand alone e-learning tools, but together allow me the ability to create effective e-learning courses. Being able to create SCORM/AICC compliant courses that imports Flash SWF files and plays well with the LMS makes my ability to implement e-learning much easier. WordPress - I am using it right now to get my blog posts out. Writing my blog is a great way share, learn, and connect with others in the e-learning field.

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

CommLab India

In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions. Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Through my previous blog series on text-to-speech, you have learnt about: The different text-to-speech voices in Adobe Captivate 5 (NeoSpeech and Loquendo). In this blog post, let us learn how to tweak the speech generated using Loquendo voices. Sound effects. cptx and SWF file) and attached it here for your reference. To hear how the voices modify the actual text, open the SWF file, plug-in your headphones and listen to the narration. Sound effects.

Elearning applications


Traditional instructor led training is expensive and, in some cases, difficult to track its effectiveness. Host them on your own blog, website or intranet! Recent Comments Blog Archive ▼ 2011 (1) ▼ January (1) Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2


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.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

On the left side you will see the keywords sorted in order based on how often they blog about these terms as compared to the terms used by everyone (with a couple of other factors thrown in that give a better result). Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director. Learning Next Learning Visions Learnlets Mobile Learning The Learning Circuits Blog Will at Work Learning Work 2.0

Here’s An Easy Way to Create Whiteboard Lectures for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

They can get the information out, but many fail at effectively getting the information in. Applying Roam’s ideas to your elearning courses helps you structure the content and makes it more visually effective. Note: There’s a future blog post in there.]. I’m a doodler.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Supports multiple formats — avi, wmv, mpg, mov, flv, m4v, ppt, pptx, pdf, mp3, zip, doc, or swf. Nice feature: An “Ecommerce Listing Widget” that lets you copy HTML “embed” code for external course listings and easily add it to any external website or blog.

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Get Creative and Build Better E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I get to meet quite a few elearning developers and blog readers at the conferences. I used transparent PowerPoint hyperlinks and added some rollover Flash files that gave the appearance of having a rollover effect on the link.

Why Dissecting an E-Learning Course Will Improve Your Skills

Rapid eLearning

So instead of using Flash to build a SWF, you’re using PowerPoint to build a SWF. PowerPoint 2007 has some nice graphic effects so all of the drop shadows and reflections you see in the demo were created with PowerPoint. I kind of envision it as an extension of this blog.

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Adobe says it’s OK to blog about the next version of Captivate and the up-coming eLearning Suite, so here we go. On the other hand if the developer does not agree that a change is required, or if he has a question about the feedback, he can type a note to that effect and send that information back to the tester. Widgets are specially formatted Flash swf files that know how to communicate with the host Captivate project.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. In my previous post on this topic, I outlined five change factors: The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Blog CBT Distance Learning University 2.0 That's so old, I blogged about it last week. This is her blog.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Tools For Mobile Learning Development - Upside Learning Blog , March 21, 2010 Some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Instructional Design by Example - Janet Clarey , March 19, 2010 I launched a new blog this week for showcasing e-learning examples.

Here’s How You Can Save Your Training Job in this Economy

Rapid eLearning

I was in Atlanta at the Training 2009 and got to meet many blog readers who presented me with some interesting elearning challenges. It’s that through the assessment they can demonstrate the level of understanding they need to be effective at selling clocks. Last week was great.

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