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. This blog is a step-by-step guide for developing software simulations using Adobe Captivate. You can expand or condense the recording window based on your simulation requirement.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web.

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Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

We can't jump on the first release of Flash 10 or ActionScript 3 to take advantage of the new features and leave or users behind who require minimum support for Flash 8. Just because Articulate is easy to use and creates cool eLearning projects, doesn't mean we should use it to do a true to life software simulation. You'll want a tool that can produce HTML5 code. Creating a software simulation?

Control the Geek and use Wisely

Learning Developments

We can't jump on the first release of Flash 10 or ActionScript 3 to take advantage of the new features and leave or users behind who require minimum support for Flash 8. Just because Articulate is easy to use and creates cool eLearning projects, doesn't mean we should use it to do a true to life software simulation. You'll want a tool that can produce HTML5 code. Creating a software simulation?

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

Paradiso

2004), AICC, HTML5, xAPI/TinCan , cmi5, and LTI. . Known for its learning solutions, Paradiso is the best elearning software that offers video-based content by allowing users to convert the data from PPTs, PDFs or web pages into videos to improve knowledge retention.

Adobe Captivate: Live, Online Training Now Available in Central European Time Zone Hours

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  This beginner Adobe Captivate training class will quickly have you creating eLearning and mLearning lessons that include software simulations, demonstrations and soft-skills (compliance training). And you will learn how to publish your lessons for the widest possible audience including how to output both Flash (SWF) and HTML5 (so that your lessons will play on such mobile devices as the Apple iPad).

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Articulate in my experience builds software that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also intuitive and easy to use. I remember the first time I installed Articulate Engage, I thought this is how software should be built, it’s beautiful and engaging. Storyline approaches making software simulations in a whole new ways as compared to Adobe Captivate. HTML5, Flash and Mobile Learning.

Getting a Head Start with Mobile Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

When Raptivity released its first collection of mobile interactions for iPad and iPhone based eLearning, the path-breaking HTML5 Pack received several accolades. While it was a very useful collection of interactions, it mainly featured a bunch of memory aids such as flash cards. It is not easy to design HTML5 interactions from the ground up and make them behave exactly like their Flash counterparts. That's why I am excited about the new Raptivity HTML5 Starter Pack.

Developer's Perspective of Adobe Captivate 6

Integrated Learnings

Developers, like me, get excited for new releases of software. Captivate has always been my favorite tool for software simulations. It has nice screen capturing capabilities and lends itself to creating and modifying simulations. Further, a single SCORM package can be exported that will adapt to Flash or HTML 5 depending on the learner's system. Development Tools eLearning Blog Captivate HTML5 Adobe eLearning PowerPointby Jonathan Shoaf.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength. Best-in-class screen capture capabilities for software simulations. Like I mentioned earlier, Adobe Captivate is the ideal choice for creating software simulations. Its screen capture capability allows you to create robust software simulations with multiple learning modes in a single recording session.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. You can use Storyline to publish technology-enabled learning content to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player (AMP), a native app available in both iOS and Android flavors.

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. A: I wouldn’t learn Flash right now. The learning curve is too steep, and within a few years I think most work will be in HTML5. Most Flash e-learning now is done with rapid tools anyway. Usually if the Flash work requires a programmer, there’s a separate team for that.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support.

E-Learning Authoring Tool Comparison

E-learning Uncovered

Lectora is $1600 for the core e-learning software, while their Inspire suite with extra multi-media tools is $2500. Storyline wins because it provides three options with one publish: Flash, Storyline mobile player for the iPad, or HTML5. Lectora has always been mobile friendly because it never relied on Flash. Captivate added mobile features in version 6, but it takes third place because there is a pretty big list of things that don’t work in HTML5.

iSpring – The One-Stop Shop to Build Online Courses in PowerPoint

CommLab India

That’s not all – you can include interactivities, multimedia elements, assessments, simulations, conversations, and more, to transform a staid PowerPoint presentation to a riveting online knowledge nugget, based on adult learning principles and instructional strategies. iSpring has just the thing you need – its inbuilt TalkMaster tool to build dialogue simulations for effective conversations. Software/ERP Training: Rest your quest for a tool to build software simulations.

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

CommLab India

We looked at each feature such as their ease of use, possibilities in animations, developing software training simulations, built-in interactivities and the ease of customizing them, flexibility of characters, recording and editing audios/videos, creating assessments, and publishing options. Easy-to-develop software simulations. Publishes to HTML5 and Android. Specializes in creating software simulations. Flash-based mini games.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

We saw that the Articulate 360 component enables the development of high quality software simulations and e-learning assessments. Studio 360 is a software application that can be used to transform classroom PowerPoint Presentations into engaging responsive web-based courses. HTML5 gestures such as swiping, dragging, and pinch-to-zoom are well-supported, and this goes a long way in facilitating effective learning on mobile devices.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

CommLab India

We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop good software simulations and online assessments. The Articulate software allows you to deliver good learning experiences by ensuring consistency in volume, across all learning interactions. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Quizzes can be published to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Player, a native mobile app available in iOS and Android flavors.

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process. In order to develop Flash-like interactivities, ensure the tool has the capability to develop attractive assessments, scenarios, and games. Most authoring tools in the market support responsive or HTML5 features.

5 Ways to Kickstart Your E-learning Career

Rapid eLearning

Software Training. Most organizations do some sort of software training. Show your skills with screencasts and software simulations. Learn to Use E-Learning Software. Your success hinges less on your academic credentials and more on demonstrable skills and fluency with e-learning software. There’s a lot of e-learning software out there. HTML5 : the world of Flash is withering away. What do you need to know about HTML5?

5 Questions Before Making Your Courses Mobile Friendly

Cinecraft

The courses she will need to review are: Forklift Safety: forklift operation safety procedures course Payroll Basics: payroll software simulation course Sales Techniques: product line sales course Management 101: blended learning leadership course. The payroll software covered in Sara’s course is only accessible on a desktop or laptop computer. Does The Original Development Tool Allow You To Publish To HTML5?

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eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.

eLearning Cyclops

Adobe Flash - The initial interface was built in Flash. However, the Flash movie sits within Articulate Presenter and navigates to an assessment made in Articulate Quizmaker which also sits within the same Presenter project (more on this later). Adobe Captivate - I used this for creating every simulation in the course. Articulate Presenter - This is what I plopped the Flash and Quizmaker into. The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

So, you must identify how you want a particular subject to be taught in the e-learning course – using online scenarios, utilizing a virtual guide (an avatar), or letting learners explore a simulated environment. For example, if your learners are not comfortable using computers, you can go with a passive level of interactivity (page turner courses with no interactivities whatsoever), and if they are tech-savvy, you can go with complex or real-time interactions such as simulations.

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Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

Launched in 2014, Gomo was one of the first tools created to move eLearning authoring towards responsive HTML5 content authored and delivered in the cloud. Cloud-based—no software download necessary. Screen capture and software simulation features are good for systems training.

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

CommLab India

Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time. Apart from having a less turnaround time, rapid development is about using smart, sophisticated tools/software to craft e-learning courses swiftly, without compromising on quality. Allows you to publish course output in HTML5 format with the click of a button. A traditional online learning development project can take several months.

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

CommLab India

The eLearning Guild has come out with a report that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning authoring software. Can insert Flash animations. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Can create simple software simulations. Can create complex software simulations. Can publish to mobile web (ex: HTML5). Can publish to Flash.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

mLearning Revolution

One Acrobat.com service I thought about was having a light-weight version of Adobe Captivate as part of Acrobat.com that would enable customers to do simple screen recordings or even software simulations, that could be shared and posted everywhere, on YouTube for example, or even right on Acrobat.com somehow.

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

SweetRush

This research is brought to you by SweetRush’s senior software engineer, Andrew Kubay. For the past several years, this tool has been one of the most popular software packages for e-learning development. Most developers traditionally consider Captivate to be the default tool for creating software demonstrations and simulations within e-learning, but not an end-all, be-all for all types of learning. Demonstrations and simulations.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 6: Quizmaker 360

CommLab India

We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop effective software simulations and online assessments. As its name suggests, Quizmaker 360 is a software application that can be used to develope-learning assessments. The application also allows you to insert Flash and web objects into your quizzes, in a hassle-free manner. Quizzes can be published to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Player, a native mobile app available in iOS and Android versions.

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Finally, I could create a lot of the interactivity that I wanted to do but couldn’t because I didn’t have the Flash programming skills. Easily Edit Screencasts & Software Simulations. At a previous company I had to build a lot of interactive software simulations. One of the things I truly enjoy about Storyline’s software simulation is the way editing works. First, you record your software demo.

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Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

Studio ’13 is a very nice upgrade that features new Engage templates, additional quiz questions (including drag-and-drop), feedback layers, HTML5 publishing, characters, and a unified player, among other things. ( Studio ’09 could not output to HTML5, so it was a non-starter for iOS delivery. The new version can publish to Flash, HTML5, and the Articulate Mobile Player, much like Storyline. Software Simulations.

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials. Maybe a blog, explaining why I am wondering about the use of Captivate for the creation of software tutorials, explaining the three possible workflows with growing level of interactivity can lead to some feedback anyway. Workflow 3: Software simulations. The post Interactivity in Software Tutorials? Intro.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 4

CommLab India

In the third blog, we examined the capabilities of Storyline 360 to create software simulations and assessments. For instance, you can develop a course, using the Articulate software, which can be accessed only in the portrait mode. Excellent Support to HTML5. You can use Storyline 360 to publish courses to HTML5, a device-agnostic web content format. Welcome to the fourth post in a series of fourteen posts on Articulate 360.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

The eLearning Guild had come up with a report 1 that lists the most desired features in rapid e-learning courseware authoring software. Inserting HTML5, Flash, and text animations. Games, Scenarios, and Simulations. Effectively designed games, scenarios, and simulations prove very useful in enhancing the quality of online training. Adding software simulations. Flash. What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market?

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

Retina screen – software recordings. However to record a Video Demo or a Software simulation you did have to edit the AdobeCaptivate.ini file. If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. You can download the published HTML5 version from this link. Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge. But if you want to develop a highly interactive e-learning course with software simulations and interactive scenarios and assessments, you need to go with installation-based tools such as Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate. What is the most translation-friendly rapid authoring software?

3 Popular Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools – When to Use What

CommLab India

Articulate is also an ideal authoring tool to recreate existing Flash-based e-learning courses. Create Stunning Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate helps you create high end simulations in online learning. Captivate empowers your online course designers to create game-based activities, watch-try-do simulations, videos, and various interactivities so that learners can stay glued to the training.