Adobe Captivate: Export Audio

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by Kevin Siegel    You can import or record audio to just about anything in Adobe Captivate.   The Save dialog box will open where you can select from either  WAV or  MP3. While MP3 files are not as high quality as WAV files, the smaller size of a typical MP3 will more than make up for what you might lose in sound quality. You'll have the same export options (WAV and MP3) as those found when using the Podcast option.

Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

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. Reason is that Captivate ‘thinks’ that audio has been distributed over some slides, and merges those audio clips to one audio clip.

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Reduce the Size of a Captivate Project

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe's Mukul Vinay Lele has written an article that includes a workaround for bloated project sizes that you might encounter in your Captivate projects. According to Lele, "Adobe Captivate customers have always been very active on the forums. wav and.mp3 files). " You can find the full article on the Adobe Captivate blog. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

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We received the following distress email a few days ago:   I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I'm in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint. Captivate only uses the wav and mp3 file format. by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

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by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices. You can import  wav's  or  mp3's.  Looking to learn Captivate quickly? IconLogic offers multiple live, online Adobe Captivate 6 classes each month including  an Introduction to Adobe Captivate  and  Advanced Adobe Captivate.

Adobe Captivate 5: Control the Volume of Background Audio

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Captivate developers have been able to add background audio to their projects since Captivate was known as RoboDemo. In Adobe Captivate 5, you simply choose Audio > Import to > Background and open the audio file (wav or mp3). by Kevin Siegel.

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Adobe Captivate 5: Make Quick Work Out of Adding Audio to a Project

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Adding audio to your Captivate project is one of the best ways to increase the effectiveness of the lesson. Either way, the Import audio dialog box opens and you would browse to the appropriate audio file (Captivate allows you to import either WAV or MP3 file formats) and open the file. 

PowerPoint to Captivate Process Overview

Adobe Captivate

PowerPoint to Captivate Process outline: Content Outline. Add audio to Captivate file. PowerPoint to Captivate Process Description. Some audio can be recorded direct to Captivate for editing. Following the recording session, segments of audio are exported from Audition as WAV files with the slide number in the filename. General Notes: In general, Captivate does not appreciate any text from MS Word, or MS PowerPoint, via copy and paste.

Audio-Video Sync in Captivate published movie

Adobe Captivate

You can add audio to your Adobe Captivate project either by recording yours or somebody else’s voice directly or by inserting a previously recorded audio file (.AVI,WAV). AVI,WAV). When you publish the project, Adobe Captivate embeds the audio within the output file.

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SIMULATION PRESENTATION AND AUDIO

Adobe Captivate

I am trying to import a MP3 audio file into a simulation presentation in Captivate (however it keeps reporting the following error ‘Unable to import audio file ensure that file type is MP3 or WAV and also ensure that the file is not damaged’. Audio Discussion Media Adobe Captivate (2017 Release) audio discussion mediaHi all.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

We received the following distress email a few days ago: I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I’m in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint. Captivate only uses the wav and mp3 file format. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate? . Instead, I always import the audio directly onto the slides after the PowerPoint-to-Captivate import process is complete. by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

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Fixing the Sound in Adobe Captivate

Big Dog, Little Dog

I have been trying out Adobe's eLearning Suite and soon came across a slight bug -- Captivate would not record an audio narration. WAV file, but Captivate would not load it into the slide. Captivate imported the new format without any problems. Start Captivate 4.

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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). I have used these controls in an Adobe Captivate project (.cptx wav" files are only supported and played. Rapid Authoring Captivate 5 loquendo T2S text to speech TTS

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

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? All Adobe Captivate users must activate their products.

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eLearning: Engaging All Groups of Learners

Origin Learning

eLearning tools such as Adobe Flash, PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, and Adobe Captivate can be used to creative visual content in the form of diagrams, infographics, presentations, graphical storyboarding and animations to capture the learner’s interest. In Adobe Flash, PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, and Adobe Captivate audio files of mp3, mp4, wav, and many other sound formats can be incorporated to achieve this purpose.

Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

Reusability in Captivate is one of this tool’s most amazing features, but a lot of the possibilities (often time-saving) are not very well known by (starting) users. Even recently, based on an answer on the forums, someone sent me a message: ‘What are you talking about, never heard about external libraries in Captivate, where can I find them?’ It is recommended whenever possible to import a wav file, when published it will be compressed to mp3 by Captivate.

Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

Products/services that have TTS voices bundled and integrated with an authoring solution, including Adobe Captivate and Tuval Software Industries’ Speech-Over Professional. Tools that have embedded TTS, like Adobe Captivate, make this significantly easier.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

When Adobe included a text to speech application in Captivate 4, I began to think that TTS might be a viable option in certain situations. The Professional version is most relevant to online learning as it converts files to wav/.mp3 Do you like Paul and Kate or are you fond of Mike and Crystal? Personally, I think Charles and Audrey from the UK are brilliant. This is how you start to think about voice characters after listening to them through text to speech synthesizers (TTS).

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

CommLab India

So to get a clear picture, let’s see the various formats supported by Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora 16. Adobe Captivate 9. In Captivate 9, we can import only these image (Shift+Ctrl+M) formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF, POT, POTX, and PICT. Audio (F6) formats include MP3 and WAV. WAV: (WAVE AUDIO) Normally used for Radio, TV, DVD, or other media-related objects; does not compress audio and maintains good quality.

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Adobe eLearning Suite CS4

Big Dog, Little Dog

Probably the two main applications that most designers (I use the term designer to mean instructional designers, developers, and other learning specialists) will use for developing learning platforms are the new versions of Captivate and Dreamweaver. SBST), thus did not update in Captivate.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We received the following distress email a few days ago:   I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I'm in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint. Captivate only uses the wav and mp3 file format. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate?  Instead, I always import the audio directly onto the slides after the PowerPoint-to-Captivate import process is complete. Adobe Captivate