Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. Flash – Add flash to a page, similar issue i.e Lectora compares this product to Articulate Engage and frankly I think that is a mistake. authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors Lectora Product Review Snap!

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. While many vendors struggle to shed their “Flash” skins and claim open-ness, Lectora quietly embraced “open” from the get-go. Lectora was designed to be flexible, and in essence, was an HTML and HTML5 code generator. In Lectora® Inspire 12.1, Lectora also supports text style sheets like CSS.

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Make e-Learning Magic Happen at the Lectora User Conference

Trivantis

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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. Lectora. I’ve always found this product to be the top of the line for PowerPoint to Flash course builds. HTML5 output, publish to the iPad and text to speech functionality. Screen capture – more and more vendors are adding it. Lectora.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. While many vendors struggle to shed their “Flash” skins and claim open-ness, Lectora quietly embraced “open” from the get-go. Lectora was designed to be flexible, and in essence, was an HTML and HTML5 code generator. In Lectora® Inspire 12.1, Lectora also supports text style sheets like CSS.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Long has tools such as Studio and Captivate been on the higher side, the same can be said for vendors such as Rapid Intake and dominKnow. Because other vendors are getting into the act as well. There are more vendors in the LMS space under 10K then in the past – thus meeting the markets’ needs yet the authoring tool space is seeing a spike in prices. Lectora X.6 Fear of the Mobile Bogeyman aka HTML5. HTML5 is not going anywhere.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

You work online via the servers of your vendor. I had thought that this trend would be dying out, but it is amazing at the number of vendors who are entering the space and still focused on the desktop approach. Despite the overwhelmingly number of vendors who have a “desktop only&# solution, based on what I am seeing- a result of new feature sets – this will change. Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? Vendors to Watch.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

A few vendors say “social learning” but it is often far from it. I’m always amazed at some of the names vendors come up with for authoring tools. Studio has always been known for the PowerPoint to Flash approach, but it also includes audio narration, TOC (yeah!) Next up, Lectora! Well besides my rankings of course, think about this: 1st vendor to offer collaboration and peer review. 1st vendor to have online/offline mobile synch.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

What I like about conferences is the ability to see the latest products and hear the pitches from the vendors. Yet, for all that do it, their are equal number of vendors who do not. Vendors who do not have anyone in their booth, during expo times – I see this at all shows, regardless of the product or market; but at e-learning/training shows you see it a lot OR you see them eating in their booth. Meridan KSI and Meridan Anywhere – LMS vendor.

eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The problem is, there are several LMS vendors from which to choose. Things like file format (Flash vs. PDF, PowerPoint vs. Spreadsheet) can make a difference in what systems are a potential fit. Does the LMS support HTML5 versions of SCORM? Be sure to ask beforehand what sort of authoring tools the LMS is compatible with, as it is recommended that you find a system that works well with all the leading tools like Adobe Captivate, Lectora, and Articulate Storyline. 

A Wrapper for Raptivity Interactions

Raptivity

This is really a different “modus operandi” than many vendors in the online learning industry. Concept Say for instance, you created the following interactions with Raptivity for a course you are working on: Flash Card, Adaptive Question, FAQ,Pyramid, Advanced Hub and Spokes, and a Multiple-Page Assessment. Many Raptivity Interactions output to HTML5. Let Lectora provide the navigation only to the launching point of the scenario.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

Rapid development tools and their ease of use mean your internal staff can update content quickly and cost-effectively, without having to go back to the vendor. . Authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline ( read a case study ), Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire make it easier for non-technical people to author online learning courses rapidly. Allows you to publish course output in HTML5 format with the click of a button.

Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

That said, it is utilized in the following ways: Video streaming – off the vendor’s servers (not yours). So far only a couple of vendors enable you to shoot the video with a DV/HD camera and move the video into your authoring tool. Because many vendors fail to see the consumer market as a whole (outside of e-learning), when it comes to video. I am only aware of a couple of vendors (non VLP) that enable this capability, and it is via the LMS. .

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Technology discussed in this session: Experience API (xAPI), games, simulations, and HTML5. The 7 Secrets to Being a Rockstar Vendor. What’s it take to be a Rockstar Vendor? Then take these attributes to identify and work with vendors that will help you build training that is both meaningful and measureable inside of your organization. In this session, you will learn: How to identify the right vendor for your needs.

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Tools Used : New age authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, iSpring, Adobe Captivate, and Claro make it easy to develop such interactive courses with less turnaround time. Tools Used: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora Inspire can be used to develop e-assessments. Tools Used : Tools that can be published into HTML5, work well with mobile devices.

Go Mobile?

CLO Magazine

Further, more e-learning vendors are dovetailing existing products to support mobile, employing tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Presenter or Lectora to create HTML5 content that can work in any form, said David Mallon, Bersin by Deloitte’s head of research. “But so much e-learning is done with Flash, and that creates a problem on mobile devices. Mobile learning is often viewed as the next big thing in learning delivery.

Top 11 to 20 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

20 Lectora Inspire. where Lectora is based). Tin Can API support, HTML5 output, ADA 508 and SCORM. HTML5 integration, SCORM. Output to HTML5. Publishes to HTML5. HTML5 output. Can convert Flash to HTML5. No HTML5 output, despite numerous updates throughout the year – which makes Zero Zapps sense.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Traditional "e"-learning vendors will all jump into the "m"-learning and social networking spaces with "first generation" offerings they believe will address the mobile requirements of their customers and prospects; these early efforts will prove largely ineffective as evidenced by their many iterative and incremental updates, retries and course corrections. Others vendors will quickly follow/respond. lack of Flash support). The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. 3) HTML5 v Flash Some browsers (below IE9) don't work with HTML5. Still have clients request stuff in Flash, guiding them away from it. Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects? But not everything works on HTML5. Couple of LMS vendors coming out with MOOCs as part of platform.

Rapid Authoring Tools: A Boon for E-learning

CommLab India

Some of the popular authoring tools that are used widely are – Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline 360, Lectora Inspire, iSpring, Articulate Studio 13, Articulate Presenter, Elucidat, ITy Studio, Gomo Learning, Easygenerator, Adapt Authoring Tool, Branch Track, etc. Many companies now look forward to buying good authoring tools or hiring the right e-learning vendors who can address the frequent training needs of organizations.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

3, Interactions/Animations/Games I don’t want to get into the Flash debate here but let’s face it; the.swf output file is here to stay for a long time. You can sit around and wait for who wins the HTML5 argument or you can learn Flash. Other than HTML, at a minimum I recommend learning XML, basic JavaScript (Web) and basic ActionScript (Flash). Lectora , Articulate , Captivate , Rapid Intake ProForm , and many others are great tools.