Adobe Captivate

Till Adobe Captivate 4, Full Motion Recording (FMR) SWF editing feature existed as a separate application outside captivate. This feature supports the following operations – trimming of frames from an FMR SWF, inserting FMR SWFs in to another FMR SWF, splitting of FMR SWFs and merging a set of FMR SWFs. If an FMR SWF is readily available, then inserting a blank slide and changing the slide background to the SWF using the property inspector would create an FMR slide.

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Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. Simply put, this will allow existing libraries of flash animation content to be ported to devices that run iOS – iPhones, iPads, and iPods. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files.


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Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Publish them in HTML5 rather than swf output. In this article, I will share with you how I determined how many hours it would take me to re-build an existing catalog of courses in Captivate and show you examples of documents I created to assist me in the process. This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player.

Captivate Library

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 4 , Captivate library. So, where is this 'Library' located? Once you launch Adobe Captivate and open a blank project, go to Edit view and from the menu item select 'Window > Library' or use the shortcut 'ctrl-alt-L'. Library will show you the way it classifies your resources. Any resource you insert in your Captivate project will be placed in the library under appropriate category.

eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  During a standard import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format and then converted to SWF. If you select  High Fidelity , the import process takes native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped). Choose  Window > Library. On the Library, notice that there is a  Status  column. by Kevin Siegel      What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Q&A: Audio in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In the past (SWF output) I sometimes used Project audio, which was distributed over all the slides, using the Audtion roundtripping. Library and Audio. Some short tips, related to the Library, which is one of my favorite features in Captivate. You can always get back to the original clip in the Library if something went wrong. Since the audio clip will also be in the Library, find it using the right-click menu and eventually rename the clip to make it recognizable.

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New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

Choose an interaction from our online library. swf) and use it in your next course. Access the Entire Library From Anywhere. Your subscription gives you access to the entire interaction and game library. swf) Download. Make your eLearning Awesome! Quickly create eLearning Interactions. We’re excited to announce that you can now build amazing flash activities, quizzes, and games without using Flash or any programming.

Games and Interactions for Articulate

eLearning Brothers

Choose an interaction from the library. swf). Are you an Articulate user? Are you looking for a way to easily create games and interactions to make your courses more engaging? You’re in luck…I’d like to introduce This tool is browser-based and has tons of different template interactions and games to choose from. You don’t need to know flash or programming! Now you can quickly create eLearning interactions and games for Articulate.

Webinar: Using Custom HTML5 and Adobe Edge with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Instead of producing SWF files or video files it produces native HTML5 content that can be seen on any HTML5 browser or mobile device. Note: You will be asked to create a Free Account in our Template Library to gain access to all of our free templates.). Recently I did a Webinar for Lectora users on how to use custom HTML5 inside Lectora projects. In this webinar I focused on two awesome, but different HTML tools. Interaction Builder.

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. A development tool offering you a complete template library can help you save costs in developing your own template from the scratch. Overview.

Copying into objects that have States OR converting a group into a state

Adobe Captivate

old swf based elearning into Captivate 2017 HTML5 versions. Turn it into an object like you can in Animate (Like an mc which is then stored in the library and can be drag and dropped into another object) and then drop it into a state, but you can’t do that. Hi there. A colleague and I are converting a lot of Captivate 5.5 the HTML Tracker tool is excellent for this.

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Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon. We are now betting on new libraries that will make this easy.

Should I Edit Course and SCO Identifier and Title?

Adobe Captivate

Any time we go to create a new course, we pull this common cptx from our controlled documents library, paste in our new slides, author the simulations, etc., Historically, we’ve published as SWF, but are moving to HTML5 only very soon (not that this is super relevant to the question – just trying to paint the picture of what we do). Hello! I tried asking this question early in the week, but for some reason it did not post.

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Creating Flash Templates for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Guide layers allow you to put instructional text that won’t appear in the published swf file. Create Folders in the Library. The library can get crowded very quickly. Create folder in the library to help separate the assets. We’ve been building a lot of eLearning Flash templates lately and I started to think what I’ve learned that I might be able to share. Lots of people like to use templates to start a project.

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5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

An integrated library of 25,000+ characters and templates. This library has a wide variety of assets such as cutout people, games, interactions, scenarios, course starters, and more. HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate. Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now.

Storyline 360 – How to Record | Edit | Add videos


Insert Videos from Content Library. Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon and click Videos in the Content Library group. These file formats are natively supported in Storyline: FLV, MP4, SWF. Let’s look at the different possibilities of making and adding videos within Storyline 360. Record Videos directly from Webcam. Below is the step-by-step procedure to record and insert a video: Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and select Record Webcam.

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Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Find audio in the Library/Change text to Bold. Find/replace a particular object in the Project Library. Update the Library. Find in the Library. Find PowerPoint slides in the Library. Show or hide the Library. Library usage. Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate.

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The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

While the end of 2020 seems far away, it is not, especially if your organization has a large library of courses published for Flash output. swf,htm). On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats.

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

While the end of 2020 seems far away, it really is not, especially if your organization has a large library of courses published for Flash output. swf,htm). Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers! Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. What does this mean for you and your courses? Most importantly, your audiences won’t be able to see your courses.

Check if TEB is empty (Where is Null?)

Adobe Captivate

Beware: the embedded movie is a SWF, you need a browser with enabled Flash Player to watch that movie. Everything worked fine for SWF output also in later versions. That means it will be automatically created when import or drag this action to the Library of a new project. Intro. One of my most visited blog posts published 7 years ago (Captivate 5, 5.5) is Where is Null? However it is now partially broken for HTML output in CP9 and CP2017.

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

swf, *.flv, No support for loading videos in case if the template library doesn’t have a video based template. An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? It’s a simple wrapper having global level functionalities like -. Core logic for navigation features like next, back, menu etc. Communication logic to talk to the LMS (standards complaint).

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Flash Export in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Along with the FLA file, any dependent SWF files or ActionScript files will be placed in the same folder as the FLA file. We have restructured the library based on the items. Otherwise it will not load all the dependent swf files. Export to Flash is an old feature modeled in a new way. In previous versions of Captivate, for this feature to work, Flash needs to be installed on the same machine from where you want to export.

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10 Design Standards to Create Better eLearning!

eLearning Brothers

mov,swf,avi,png,wmv, etc.). Icons: Create a library of standard icons such as: caution, checkmarks, notes, numbers, arrows, etc. If you’re thinking about creating online courses you’ve probably started to think about standards. eLearning content needs to follow standards just like classroom manuals and material. When content is standardized it makes it easier for the learner to understand and quickly process the content.

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

TechSmith Camtasia

Using the Library. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers! We're coming to Philadelphia to give you the one-on-one Camtasia Studio training experience. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics, or an intermediate user in need of some tips and tricks, we have a Camtasia Studio training class that's right for you. There are 2 classes to choose from and only 25 seats available per class, so sign up while you can!

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

CommLab India

Instant access to more than 100,000 e-learning development assets such as images, photographs, and web-based learning interaction templates, in the Articulate Content Library. Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Welcome to the seventh post of the series. In the first four blogs, we saw the features of Storyline 360 that facilitate the easy authoring of web-based courses.

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

Using the Library. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan Eash, from TechSmith's User Assistance team, is hitting the road for the EDUCAUSE conference. Before the conference starts, he will give a few training sessions in California. Ryan will conduct two 3 hour sessions - one for beginner Camtasia Studio users and another for intermediate Camtasia Studio users at the University of California in Irvine on October 15. Interested?

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

CommLab India

The tool comes with an in-built library of more than 47,500 characters and photographs in various poses, which goes a long way in developing scenario-based online courses, easily and quickly. You use the e-learning development software to publish courses to HTML5, MP4, EXE, SWF, and PDF formats. How can you develop a good web-based training (WBT) material? What does it take to harness the full learning potential of the Web to train your workforce?

Image hit boxes not resizing/repositioning with image animation via GSAP

Adobe Captivate

Hi there, I have a bit of a niche question regarding using the GSAP javascript library within Captivate. Initially I thought this might have to be exported as a SWF). I’ve used GSAP within Captivate to a small extent and I really like the flexibility it gives to create smooth and unique animations pretty quickly (downside being you have to publish the Captivate project each time you want to preview it).

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

CommLab India

Instant access to more than 100,000 e-learning development assets such as images, photographs, and online course templates, contained in the Articulate Content Library. Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen. In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®


Once this is done, the course will be available from the AMP library. Screenshot credit: Clearly, the course download also requires persistent Internet connectivity, but once this is done, the course becomes permanently available from the AMP library and will not require an Internet connection. One of the most popular questions coming from our clients in relation to Storyline-authored content is about offline viewing options. The reasons for such requirements vary.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. Finally we have access to the Typekit Library (I’m used to it using CC applications)! Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

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. is that when I wanted to change my “central image” instead of opening up the library – where all my images were located (and again, pulled from my image folder on my computer) – the product instead did the “browse” requiring me to look for my images.

Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. By publishing eLearning content as both SWF and HTML5, learners can begin the course on either their desktop or mobile device, pause it, and then resume it on the same or another device. Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate.

Raptivity: A Review

The eLearning Coach

Raptivity is a rapid development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built templates, most of which are interactive. swf) format. The Libraries of Templates. The full Raptivity library of around a dozen products provides over 225 presentation and interactive templates for various audience groups. I’m always looking for new ways to add meaningful interactions to courses and have been exploring Raptivity for this purpose.

Advanced Actions 2017 Outfit

Adobe Captivate

I recommend to download the example published file , from that article, or watch it (as SWF output) if you are using a Flash enabled browser on a desktop or laptop. That same button can be found in the Library. Personally I always use the Library for Shared Actions management. Export Shared Action: works only for shared actions (doesn’t appear in the tooltip), same button as in the Library. Intro.

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Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

You have the option to compress full motion recording SWF files and to set the compression level. In Captivate, if you right-click an image in the Library, you can open it in Photoshop. In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Supports multiple formats — avi, wmv, mpg, mov, flv, m4v, ppt, pptx, pdf, mp3, zip, doc, or swf. Library of monochromatic badges, available in any color, lets admins create custom achievements. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs.

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Reflections on Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. Finally we have access to the Typekit Library (I’m used to it using CC applications)! Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. Finally we have access to the Typekit Library (I’m used to it using CC applications)! Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions.

How to create an online course in TalentLMS


The “Add Flash Object” form lets you add an interactive Flash animation (SWF file) to your course. Click on the “Files” link in the course’s sidebar to get to the file library. A course’s file library is a quick and easy way to share training books, course notes, data files, and other supplementary material with your learners. Creating an online course in TalentLMS is easy.

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