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

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Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner? Or are you trying to develop your own software training? Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily.

Leaner yet fitter Software Simulation workflows in Adobe Captivate 5!

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Software Simulation Too Large To Load To My LMS – I’m Interested In Help Editing

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I’m still a newbie with Captivate and I’m at a lost when it comes to editing. I had one of our content experts record a “how to” software simulation of a software program that we use for our managers… and it’s too large to email the zip file or load it to our LMS. The post Software Simulation Too Large To Load To My LMS – I’m Interested In Help Editing appeared first on eLearning.

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

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.

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

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5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Adobe Captivate – Along with Articulate, this piece of software is the workhorse of the industry. For example, when it comes to software simulations, I am a big fan of User Productivity Kit by Oracle.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Getting Past the DPI Awareness Error

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Creating software simulations has always been one of Captivate's core strengths. From the Home screen, double-click Software Simulation, select the area of the screen or application to record, select your mode (or modes), click the Record button, and away you go.

What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Most of you may be wondering what are some of the new features to Adobe Captivate 8. Captivate 8 has made significant upgrades, improvements, and created brand new features never before used in any eLearning authoring tool. Captivate 8 takes the idea of responsive design to new heights.

Adobe Captivate 9: Fixing the INI Error

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According to the post, you need to edit the AdobeCaptivate.ini file found within Captivate's application folder. It appears that Captivate sets some restricted permissions in the /Program Files/Adobe/Adobe Captivate 9 x64 folder. Adobe Captivate

Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet

eLearning Brothers

Since its last release in June 2013, Adobe Captivate 8 leapfrogs the current paradigm of eLearning development and addresses the needs of today’s eLearning developer with it’s all new mobile responsive design. – Software Simulations. Overview of What’s New with Captivate 8?

Adobe Captivate: Record Simulations Using Smart Shapes Instead of Text Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Text Captions have been available in Adobe Captivate since before Captivate was Captivate (think RoboDemo). Many Captivate developers, tired of the limitations of standard Text Captions, have forsaken Text Captions altogether for Smart Shapes. Because Text Captions are really bitmap images, I'm not able to fully control how the captions look unless I edit the bitmaps using an image editing program.

Adobe Captivate: Customizing Smart Shapes and Captions for Simulations

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Adobe Captivate has made the task of creating software simulations quite easy. The good news is, Adobe Captivate makes customizations easy. You will be able to see all Captivate objects; select the objects (captions/highlight boxes) you want to mark as default.

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

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  Smart Shapes in Captivate are similar to some shapes in PowerPoint: you draw the shape, and then you locate the special yellow handle to change not the size, but the actual shape of the arrow.   In the image of the Captivate arrow shape below, left, notice the yellow handle.

Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter: Which One Is Right For You?

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by Jennie Ruby    Adobe Presenter and Adobe Captivate have some overlapping functions. But what are the key differences that tell me which of these programs to buy? But, as is typical with any kind of software, the easier the software is to use, the fewer choices you have about certain things. This software allows you to focus more on the content than on eLearning functionality. Adobe Captivate is powerful, stand-alone eLearning development software.

Adobe Captivate – The Ideal Systems Training Development Tool

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Similarly, executing tasks on a software application is learned well by observing the procedures and trying them again and again. Doing this on a live software application might lead to undesired consequences. For such a scenario, software training simulations can be a solution.

eLearning: It's Time for Some Reflection

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by Kevin Siegel      I was recently contacted by a client who wanted me to create software simulations of mobile apps. At first I thought he wanted me to create software simulations that could be accessed and used by mobile devices. Adobe Captivate

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Certificate program for Captivate 4 and other opportunities at DevLearn

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If you are planning to attend DevLearn next month, there is a great opportunity to brush up your knowledge of Captivate 4. Joe Ganci, our advisory board member is conducting a certificate program on ‘ creating outstanding eLearning with Adobe Captivate ’ The session is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov 10th. This year, the Captivate QE managers will be assisting Joe during this course. How to create interactive software simulations.

Best of Both Worlds: Integrating Adobe Captivate and Articulate Presenter

eLearning Blender

Adobe Captivate and Articulate Studio have different skill sets and sometimes you need the best of both worlds. While Captivate is great for software simulations, I think Articulate is better for soft skills projects and tying the whole thing together. Because Captivate and Articulate have unique qualities you may come across the situation where you want the best of both worlds by using the two programs together.

eLearning: More Reflection

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by Kevin Siegel      Last week I wrote about how you can use  Reflector to create software simulations and demonstrations  from your mobile device. I received emails from several people who, having read the article, downloaded Reflector and attempted to create a simulation using Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline. On your computer, start the recording process using Captivate or Storyline.

3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

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Adobe Captivate was first introduced to be a screen capture tool under the name Flashcam. Not too long after that, Macromedia acquired eHelp and released the software under the name Captivate which was later acquired by Adobe Systems. Software Application Training.

E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7

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This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For those of us in the e-learning and m-learning space, and especially for those who regularly rely on Adobe products, it is impossible to ignore Adobe Captivate. Demonstrations and simulations.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Recording Screen Actions on a PC with a High-Density Screen

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  Then you try to do some screen-capture work in Adobe Captivate, and you are hit with an error message: Screen capture with high density monitor not allowed or perhaps something about DpiAwareness. You had to venture deep into the Adobe Captivate program files and find that.ini file.

Articulate Storyline: A Complete Failure?

LearnDash

So far all features look promising, but there is one thing that could ruin this program completely, at least in my opinion, before it even gets out of the gate. The client demands Captivate, so Captivate they get. Apparently you can record the screen just like Adobe Captivate.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

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The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Adobe Captivate 9. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Can create simple software simulations. Can create complex software simulations.

eLearning: Is Right-Clicking Right?

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by Kevin Siegel      Most computer programs offer multiple ways to accomplish any one task. If you're responsible for creating a software simulation that teaches a learner how to make Word text bold, which of the commands are you going to simulate? While you could simulate multiple options, I'd encourage you to focus on just one (adding multiple options is going to take you too long to produce).

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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If you're creating a software demonstration or interactive simulation, should the audio be recorded while you're recording the screen actions?   When I create video demos with Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio, I tend to record my voice at the same time that I'm recording the screen.   So what about interactive software simulations or soft-skills learning?

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

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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. Easy-to-develop software simulations.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

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What is the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate? The 2017 release of Adobe Captivate empowers you to leap ahead with a smart eLearning design platform that does the heavy lifting of creating responsive eLearning content. Transform* legacy Adobe Captivate non-mobile courses into fully responsive mLearning content. courses created with Adobe Captivate 8 and 9. Who should use the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate? Do I need to do anything to activate the software?

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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A Research Design to Evaluate E-Learning Projects - The E-Learning Curve , July 8, 2010 The case study design is useful when answering “how” and “why” questions, and in understanding the particulars, and diversity of a learning program. Adobe Captivate (32). Best of eLearning Learning.

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5 Best Practices to Create Online Training Simulations

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Many organizations around the world have already tapped into the training potential offered by online training simulations. I have listed out five best practices of creating online training simulations. Keep the simulations short and easily digestible .

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Adobe Captivate. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support. Adobe Captivate.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

I don’t find developing software simulations to be particularly rewarding, for example, because there often isn’t a ton of creativity. Your graduate program should help you build a portfolio, including giving you an opportunity to create realistic examples.

WBT Development Toolbox

Learning Developments

My role is to help start up a web based training program. Captivate. The last content authoring tool I choose was Captivate. I will be doing a lot of technology training courses so software simulations are very important. Captivate does a very good job of creating software simulations. Articulate and Lectora do not do simulations. Lectora Captivate Articulate

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Elearning course software: 6 things to consider

Elucidat

Use of learning software in organizations is set to more than triple over the next few years, so it’s crucial to get your elearning course software choice right. Read on for some key considerations to tick off when evaluating elearning software. Adobe Captivate .

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

It takes no time at all to learn how to use Gomo to create courses, and contributor SMEs who have a more fleeting relationship with the software find the features they need very easy to use. Cloud-based—no software download necessary. Adobe Captivate: Legacy Desktop Authoring.

5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

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Ever since the launch of Articulate Storyline, it’s been one of the most preferred rapid authoring tools – thanks to its amazing built-in features and ability to build highly customized and interactive e-learning programs. Adobe Captivate 9.

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Converting ILT to online programs provides your learners flexibility and consistency in training. Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning.

Top 21 Online Learning Websites You Should Know About

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They support the learning community through their research , books , education programs , webcasts , and events. It has delivered high-impact training for Product Sales , Software , and Compliance to 100+ organizations in close to 30+ countries. Adobe Captivate.