Lectora Resource Roundup

Integrated Learnings

We use Lectora a good bit for eLearning development. If you're working with Lectora and need some assistance, here’s a list of helpful resources available online. Lectora University : Trivantis’s own collection of helpful resources including recordings of all past “Inspiration Wednesdays” webinars and downloadable course examples. Lectora Community Forum : A great place to ask questions and find answers to Lectora related questions. A Few Lectora Tips.

3 Webinars You’ll Love

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Fall In Love With Captivate 2017: A Beginner’s Guide. Join our Captivate Evangelist, Adam Cannon, as he introduces you to the wonders of Captivate 2017. He’ll cover Master Slides, States, Actions, Slides and other features that will help you learn to love Captivate.

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Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses using Adobe Captivate. In this post, we will see how to convert PowerPoint presentations using another widely used rapid authoring tool – Lectora Inspire.

4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

Adobe Captivate 8. An excellent tool for designing gesture-enabled responsive elearning content, Adobe Captivate 8 has been redesigned to enable both novice and experienced elearning authors. Just to mention, there’s a lot more to Captivate 8 than just this!

4 New Complementary Captivate Themes

eLearning Brothers

Creating visually explosive eLearning in Adobe Captivate 9 can be a tough if you’re not experienced with graphic design. This theme takes its design queues from one of our recently added Captivate Intros of the same name. Now, you can enjoy this template in Adobe Captivate!

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

I wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. Adobe Captivate. Lectora. Adobe Captivate. Case in point: Use of the term “slides” Any e-learning developer would know that the proper term is pages, as in Chapter-Pages. Lectora.

Meet The Demand for SCORM Compliant Mobile Learning With Lectora 17

CommLab India

The most popular ones include Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, iSpring, and Lectora 17. In this blog, we shall see why Lectora is ideal to create SCORM-compliant mobile learning courses. The advantage with Lectora is that its responsive HTML5 output code is editable.

Branch Out with 2017’s Top Branching Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

You can duplicate these slides as needed and build the branching to meet your unique needs. Our most downloaded scenario for Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora was… “Lobby/Lobby Conversational” Scenario. Download for Captivate. Download for Lectora.

The 25 Most Popular eLearning Templates of 2015

eLearning Brothers

25 Linen Captivate Course Starter. This Captivate course starter leads out the list at number 25. Other versions: Storyline | Lectora | PowerPoint | Camtasia. #24 This template is also available in a Lectora version. #23 23 Millionaire Captivate Game.

Preparing Adobe Captivate Content for an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Over the next few weeks, I'm going to show you the LMS setup process in the top eLearning development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, and Trivantis Lectora).   Reporting Scores with Adobe Captivate. A project does not have to contain a conventional scoring quiz (with question slides). From the  Success/Completion Criteria  area, select  Slide views and/or quiz.

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

CommLab India

Then Lectora Inspire 16 is the Answer. Responsive e-learning has made Lectora a favorite of the learning technology community. You can transform text-heavy content into meaningful learning experiences with Lectora Inspire. Benefits and limitations of Lectora 16.

eLearning Brothers Revamps the Free eLearning Library

eLearning Brothers

It contains over 25 pre-built slides ready for your custom content with absolutely no headache. Changing the colors and branding each slide to your needs has never been easier. We all love free stuff, especially when it can be put to good use!

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

CommLab India

In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Simple slide layers. Adobe Captivate 9.

Articulate vs. Lectora | LearnNuggets


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags Add new tag , development , eLearning Articulate vs. Lectora by Kevin on August 12th, 2009 When it comes to software development tools, I’m fortunate to work in an environment that understands no two tools are the same and each provide advantages and disadvantages. However, there is still a steep learning curve understanding all of Lectora’s power and control.

Guides Rule! The Addition of Rulers and Guides to Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate began as a rather simple screen casting tool that made Flash-based movies. Guides give you the ability to precisely place your objects on your slides and maintain consistency from one slide to the next. Learning Technology Adobe Captivate

E-learning Authoring Tools’ Face Off – Storyline 2 vs. Captivate 9

CommLab India

In this blog, we will compare the features of 2 popular authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2 and Adobe Captivate 9. Built-in triggers, variables, and slide layers let you create any kind of interactivity easily and quickly, eliminating the need to write code.

LUC 2016 Workshop Recap: Sneaky Tricks to Quicken QA, Facilitate Feedback, and Create an Elegant UX


John really knows how to captivate a room! Instead, you can create a navigational stipulation using a predefined variable that’s built into Lectora. Presentation slide of John’s process on creating a one-day delay action in a course. Fantastic Lectora workshop, John!

Review: Course Review and Comment Systems

E-learning Uncovered

Lectora version X.6 The biggest is the launch of ReviewLink Beta, an online review tool that comes free for Lectora users who are current on their maintenance plan. ReviewLink is free for all Lectora users who are current on their maintenance plans.

Graphic Layering for Better E-Learning Design

E-learning Uncovered

How the content is distributed on the slide is usually dictated by the interface layer, with specific areas designated for content. Often times, new e-learning designers struggle with the graphic design aspect of development process.

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2018’s Hottest eLearning Styles Hit the Catwalk

eLearning Brothers

Shake off those winter blues and slide into Shamrock, Flat Blue, or New Stone 2.0—now now available for Adobe Captivate AND Articulate Storyline. Plus, we just launched Shamrock and Flat Blue for Trivantis Lectora , with more coming soon.

How to Create a Leaderboard for eLearning with Google (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Today, as promised, I would like to show how you can do this for Adobe Captivate and Lectora as well! Instructions for Captivate. It is easier to edit the JavaScript in an editor before you paste it into Captivate. In Captivate create three variables: userScore.

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Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. Animation-rich course: Here again, one can use Lectora or HTML as a framework. Additionally, interactivities can be also developed within HTML/Lectora.

eLearn Authoring Round-Up

Learning Developments

For this post I tool a look at the following products: SoftChalk Articulate Lectora Captivate My Findings. Lectora and Captivate have a steeper learning curve but allow for more advanced interaction with the learner. With the release of Captivate 4, Lectora and Captivate have become very similar products. However, Lectora provides a bit more flexibility for customizing that Captivate. Lectora SoftChalk Captivate Articulate

Saving Development Time With Keyboard Shortcuts

E-learning Uncovered

For example, in PowerPoint, New Slide is Ctrl + M. Check out the Lectora page and Captivate page on our website for printable lists of keyboards shortcuts. Uncategorized captivate development lectora productivityI admit it—I’m a keyboard shortcut fanatic!

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Choosing Amongst the Top Elearning Authoring Tools to Create Effective Training Content Tailored to the Diversified Learning Needs


Some of these include: Adobe Captivate. The built-in interface of Captivate helps to develop optimal quality system demos as per the personalized learning styles and preferences of users. Lectora. With technological advancement, the way learning is delivered also changing.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

The movement and design of objects are very captivating and keep me entertained for hours on end. The Quiz Game I created was built as a template, so the back end needed to be simple and streamlined even if I have multiple slides and functions per question.

eLearning: Adding Silence to Audio Waveforms

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For instance, if you're using Adobe Captivate, choose  Audio > Edit > Slide.   As with Captivate, you simply need to select the part of the waveform that you want to replace with silence and then click  Silence.

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September Recap: xAPI Quarterly, DevLearn, Consortium


This inaugural issue includes articles on xAPI security, instructional design forays into xAPI, best practices for major authoring tools (Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora), information on an xAPI Consortium in the works (see #3!) September was one hell of a month. We… 1.

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eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's a slide I presented at the 2016 ATD ICE conference in Denver.    The "X" in the slide above marks the spot we're in right now: on the left-hand edge of Norming.

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The Thinking Behind a Branching Scenario

E-learning Uncovered

I just came back from ASTD’s TechKnowledge conference in Las Vegas where I held a Creation Station on how to create a branching scenario in Captivate. Now you are just copying and pasting everything on the correct slide based on your flow chart and the numbering convention you’ve set up.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate. Lectora Inspire. You will feel at home adding text, shapes and other elements to your slide. For example, when you want to insert a shape on your slide, you will see a drop down library of shapes similar to what you will find in PowerPoint.

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review


Adobe Captivate. Captivate is a desktop application available for both Windows and Mac. The themes are similar to PowerPoint, with color palettes and slide masters defining the look and feel. Captivate strengths. Captivate weaknesses. Learn more about Captivate.

Course Dimensions for iPads

eLearning Brothers

Project size for Captivate. He describes that 995×627 is the best Captivate project size for iPads and desktops. Project size for Lectora. copied from Lectora ). The size of a PPT slide.) Are you trying to build a course that works on both desktops and an iPad? Are you curious what course dimensions work best for both? This is a conversation that I’ve seen popup in various areas lately. Here are some resources I’ve come across.

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Interactive Soft Skills Training with New Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

Meaning that you have the ability switch out graphics, add slides, mix and match content, and even brand the course with your logo and company colors. Course Source Files for Lectora, Captivate, and Storyline.

eLearning Hot Topics from 2011

Integrated Learnings

By Lectora Review , which posted in July. Wanna become a Lectora power user? Using Custom Progress Bars in Lectora. Creating a Smart Next Button in Lectora. Custom Lectora Video Controls. Slide in Text with Lectora. Using Captivate to Create Cool Text Animations. I enjoy “year in review” type articles.