HTML5 and SWF

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I have a couple of questions about these formats. drag and drop) rely on swf?? What’s the easiest way to determine if a Captivate 9 course contains things that require Flash? flv format. The post HTML5 and SWF appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question Flash FLV HTML5 q&as question SWF ComponentsIf I publish so that both of these buttons are gray, will my module work in an LMS when Flash is no longer supported?

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Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

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by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).      Publishing in Captivate takes your source content and outputs it into a format that can be consumed (viewed) by the learner. When trying to access SWF content, those learners will be met with a warning that SWFs are not supported. Adobe Captivate

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eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

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Over the next two weeks, I'm going to show you how to use your PowerPoint content in Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline. Adobe Captivate and PowerPoint. You can import PowerPoint slides into an existing Captivate project or create a new project that uses the PowerPoint slides. During the import process, Captivate includes the ability to create a link between a Captivate project and PowerPoint presentation.

Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

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In September, Adobe made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content."

MP4 videos won’t open when published to an SWF in Captivate 2017

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When I publish in Captivate 2017 in a SWF format, MP4 videos inserted into a frame does not open. The post MP4 videos won’t open when published to an SWF in Captivate 2017 appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question Adobe Captivate2017 q&as questionI receive “connection error” or “error” I get this error on MacBook and Windows PC. Preview works fine, just publishing issue.

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Video files not embedding and loading properly on swf publish

Adobe Captivate

I am attempting to embed short (10 sec) video files to a captivate 2019 project and publish it as an swf file. When viewing the swf file, the videos appear to be attempting to load (i get loader icon indications) but the video never loads. The previews within captivate play perfectly (preview>project), and it’s only upon publishing and reviewing the file that I get issues. I need this video saved into the swf file, if at all possible.

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Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

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In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

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by Kevin Siegel    You've probably heard by now that Adobe released Adobe Captivate 6 late last week. Publishing in Captivate takes your source content and outputs it into a format that can be consumed (viewed) by the learner. Currently the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems.

Adobe Captivate 6: High Fidelity PowerPoint Imports

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Are you moving away from presentations and toward eLearning lessons created with Captivate? And are you bummed because all of that great PowerPoint content is basically going to have to be redone in Captivate? Don't You can import PowerPoint presentations into an existing Captivate project, or create a new Captivate project that uses the PowerPoint slides. Importing a PowerPoint presentation into Captivate couldn't be easier.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate. I asked the developer what he had sent to the client, and was told that he had emailed an Captivate production file (the cptx file). Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

In this blog, we’re going to address how to take the small modules of microlearning you’ve created and combine them into one amazing over-arching course using the tools provided in Captivate. NOTE: For the sake of consistency and ease, I’m going to use Captivate 2017 as my platform, but the concepts I’ll be discussing have been around for many previous versions of Captivate and the methods haven’t changed much. E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States.

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How to Merge Your Captivate Projects Into One Course

eLearning Brothers

Let’s discuss how to merge your Adobe Captivate course, or in other words, adding several courses into one mega awesome super-course! This idea is basically aggregating previously designed Captivate courses and adding them to the Table of Contents (TOC), so works as one course. Aggregating courses into one project in Captivate has several benefits for the learner: links to all or specific topics in the TOC. The TOC SWF files are the courses/topics of your choosing.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

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For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. If you have created an eLearning lesson using eLearning tools such as Adobe Captivate, TechSmith's Camtasia Studio or Articulate's Storyline, you can insert the multimedia directly into RoboHelp Help Topics. If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine. Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

"Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" Workbook Now Available

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I'm happy to report that my newest book, "Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials"  is now available for purchase. "Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" is a self-paced training manual that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content. You’ll learn to leverage and enrich existing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations by importing and linking into new or existing Captivate projects.

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

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Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 8.0.1. Adobe Captivate 8. Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the basic functionalities of Adobe Captivate 8. What’s new in Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the new features and enhancements in Adobe Captivate 8.

"Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials Workbook" Now Shipping

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We are proud to announce that our newest book, "Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials Workbook" has begun shipping.      This book is a self-paced training manual that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content.  You'll learn how to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate. Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

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As a Captivate developer, you are constantly striving to offer the nicest-looking published file, at the smallest possible size. Captivate offers four image quality levels you can specify. While your published SWF will be smaller when compared to using the other modes listed here, this setting will lower the quality of the published images so much, you may not like it.  Since the JPEG format does not support transparencies, some images could end up looking fuzzy.

Adobe Captivate 6: One Quick Way to Purge Unsupported HTML5 Objects

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by Kevin Siegel    I wrote about the HTML5 output option available in Adobe Captivate 6 a  few months ago. I pointed out that HTML5 is an alternative publishing format to a SWF. I also noted that while most features you can add to a Captivate project will work when published as HTML5, not all features are supported. For example, Rollover Captions, Rollover Images and SWF animations are not HTML5 compliant.

Q&A: Audio in Captivate

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Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate. Maybe they can be useful for other Captivate users, decided to write this short blog. Although personally I mostly use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio clips for Captivate, this blog will focus only on the Audio features within Captivate. In the past (SWF output) I sometimes used Project audio, which was distributed over all the slides, using the Audtion roundtripping.

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HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is here!

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I’m really excited to share with you that we have HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 With the HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for your mobile devices that do not support Flash content. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new Adobe Captivate 5.5

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

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Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 6. Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. Insert a talking head or another video in a picture-in-picture format.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about? Adobe Captivate 9 comes with a repository of characters and templates that simplify e-learning development. Like I mentioned earlier, Adobe Captivate is the ideal choice for creating software simulations. Publish courses to multiple formats.

I am a newbie in Adobe Captivate. Are there any resources to get me started?

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The community portal has tons of blogs and videos for a newbie to get started on Adobe Captivate. We have curated some posts and videos and arranged them progressively for you to learn Captivate. We have listed down few high-level topics that span across most of Captivate’s features. Creating projects in Captivate – Learn how to create a responsive and non-responsive project. Creating projects in Adobe Captivate. Objects in Adobe Captivate.

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How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

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Various other authoring tools provide this facility to record simulations, but Adobe Captivate 9 is the most easy-to-use tool to create software simulations. It’s a fairly simple process to record a software simulation in Adobe Captivate. How to record a software simulation in Adobe Captivate. To create a software simulation in Captivate, double-click the “Software Simulation” icon on the welcome screen, or select the icon and click the Create button.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

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Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. This guide shows you how to choose the right settings for publishing SCORM content in Captivate so you can import it to your learning management system (LMS).

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

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In this article, I will share with you how I determined how many hours it would take me to re-build an existing catalog of courses in Captivate and show you examples of documents I created to assist me in the process. Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. Publish them in HTML5 rather than swf output.

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

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Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily. This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. If you would like to record the steps performed in MS Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, MS Outlook, or any other application, you can select the ‘Application’ option in Adobe Captivate. In the Demo mode, Captivate adds text captions using labels. Flash) format, or HTML5 format, or both.

Flash Export in Captivate 5

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In previous versions of Captivate, for this feature to work, Flash needs to be installed on the same machine from where you want to export. But, taking the advantage of the XML-based FLA file format introduced in Flash CS5, we have removed the dependency of Flash for this feature to work. This will show a Export dialog in Captivate unlike the earlier versions which show an Import dialog inside Flash. Clicking on export will export the Captivate project to a FLA file.

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Adobe Captivate – The Ideal Systems Training Development Tool

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Adobe Captivate is the solution for this. Here are the steps to create software simulations with Adobe Captivate. Install the latest version of Adobe Captivate in your system and open it (the current version is Adobe Captivate 9). Once you stop the recording, Adobe Captivate will process it into individual screens where each mouse click will be one screen. You can publish the simulation to the SWF and HTML formats, together or individually.

Adobe Captivate: Preloaders

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by Kevin Siegel        I received an email last week from a Captivate developer who was concerned with how long it was taking for a published lesson to begin playing for his learners. In fact, lessons created by other Captivate developers in his company downloaded faster than his.   Of course, if one Captivate developer can overlook the role of the Preloader, it's possible others have as well.

Captivate: if I output to HTML, I have to un-check “Auto Label” box in “Item Accessibility” and enter my own text?

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Also, I am required to output my course file in HTML format. HOWEVER, it seems like the auto label feature for accessibility is only applicable for SWF output (FLASH?). The post Captivate: if I output to HTML, I have to un-check “Auto Label” box in “Item Accessibility” and enter my own text? I am trying to create accessible e-Learning. Is that TRUE? Will it change eventually in 2017 or 2019 version? THANKS!

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Secrets of Timeline(s) in Captivate – Intro

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Happy New Year 2017 to all Captivate users! Quite a while ago I wrote an article about Timeline secrets in Captivate 5: Tiny Timeline Tidbits. Since the change in the UI with Captivate 8 , the newbie User Interface minimizes the Timeline panel by default which is really a pity (personal opinion). Timeline panel, in collaboration with the Timing Properties panel is at the core of the Captivate application(s). Intro.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

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Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. Depending on the version of Captivate you use there may be slight changes to the interface. Three versions are available to eLearning pros: Captivate 8, Captivate 9 and Captivate 2017.

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Captivate Widgets Tutorial: Create your first Widget

Adobe Captivate

In this post I am going to help you create your first Captivate Widget in just a few steps. And by the end of this post you will be able to actually see your widget in Action inside Captivate. Launch Captivate and do a File->New->Widget in Flash. We make this change to ensure that the final widget consumes minimum real estate on the Captivate slide. wm = 'Stage'; if (wm =='Stage') //Stage is the when the widget swf is on the slide. {.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

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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). I have used these controls in an Adobe Captivate project (.cptx 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. Rapid Authoring Captivate 5 loquendo T2S text to speech TTS

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

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With Adobe Captivate , you can create some great system simulations. Then, simply export the file into a PDF format. Adobe InDesign is probably best suited for creating job aids in a PDF format. Flash Player (SWF). One problem that I did run into with InDesign was using Flash (SWF) files imbedded into the document. By Dean Hawkinson.

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A Few Great Captivate Tips

eLearning Weekly

I ran across some great Captivate tips over the past few days. Here’s a neat trick for drawing attention to an object on the screen in a Captivate simulation. Ever want to give a learner several levels of feedback when they’re attempting to complete a task in a Captivate simulation? Publishing Adobe Captivate files on YouTube. Even though a few of them have been floating around for a while, they’re still very useful. Enjoy! Highlight Boxes in Reverse.

Adobe Captivate 5: Preload Your Corporate Brand

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The moment a learner clicks the link to start your eLearning lesson published using Adobe Captivate, you are in control over what the learner sees as they are waiting for the lesson to begin to play, and how long they have to wait before the lesson starts. In fact, the learner will have to wait for a specific percentage of the SWF to downloaded. You can use any of the following formats as a Preloader: jpeg, gif, bmp, wmf or swf. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5 ?

Australia’s Nobel Laureates

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Step 2: Import into Captivate. After I got all my images in order, I inserted each one onto its own slide in Adobe Captivate 3, ensuring the canvas size was exactly the same as the image dimensions (in this case, 1024 x 768). My friend and Captivate guru, Marnie Bristow , tells me this glitch has been fixed in the latest version of the software. Resize the project in Captivate; or. The Nobel Prizes will be announced next week in Norway and Sweden.

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. Some assets can be extracted from published SWF output, more assets can be extracted if you have the FLA files. Scenario A: You have only the published SWF output. Published Output: Mostly they will be SWF files in a folder or if you are lucky, these could also hold HTML5 mobile content files if the course was published to a dual standard.

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