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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  You will learn how to make your lessons engaging and interactive by creating quizzes, adding text captions, animations, videos, rollovers, clickable areas (buttons and click boxes), typing areas, voiceover audio, and sound effects. 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).

Taking Legacy Flash eLearning to HTML5

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

That sounds easy but, in reality, remediation might be impossible or take a bunch of time. The article includes step-by-step instructions for migrating legacy SWF content to HTML5 including using a stepped approach to upgrading legacy projects, using SVG icons available in the Assets area instead of dated images, and a clever suggestion to make a video out of the project and make it an interactive video in Captivate 2019.

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the Enable Accessibility option and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

How to Speak Like an eLearning Pro

OpenSesame

For novices, it can be difficult to get started when the response to a simple question is laden with what sounds like absolute gibberish: “No problem! All we have to do is to convert all the media to.flv so it can be embedded in the SWF, then publish the SCORM package to the LMS.”. With the increasing shift to elearning, new people have the “jargon experience” each day.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

Featured Online Classes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Recording voice-overs and adding sound effects. Publishing as SWF and other formats  Instructor: Kevin Siegel. Adobe Captivate 5: Essential Skills. During this live, interactive two-day and instructor-led class, you will get an introduction to Adobe Captivate 5 and learn the core, essential skills that will help you create killer eLearning lessons.   Some of the lessons covered in this course: Best practices for eLearning. Recording Demos and Sims.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

I know it sounds boring, but as Tom Kuhlmann said recently: Learners won’t complain about the lack of interactivity. Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Who knows… maybe Apple will do a backflip and start playing swf’s after all?

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LectureScribe

Take an e-Learning Break

I tried LectureScribe - a free tool to create a "whiteboard" effect Flash animation with sound. LectureScribe outputs to Flash ( SWF ) so that means you can easily add it to a web site or insert it into your own e-Learning course. It works great with my new tablet laptop - I drew a concept while describing it. LectureScribe was developed by Brian C. Dean at Clemson University. Just download the file and double-click the file to get started. Check it out: [link

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

There are also times I like to layer my narration with ambient sound or different effects. For rapid elearning converting to the SWF and FLV Flash formats are important and Format Factory supports this. SWF Player. SWF Player lets you view Flash SWF files. Click on the SWF file and SWF Player lets you see what it is and view the file’s properties. This is a very handy tool and makes viewing the SWF files on your PC a breeze.

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. In the Flash world, you worked with an.MP3 sound file and you knew it would work across browsers.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Sound effects. cptx and SWF file) and attached it here for your reference. To hear how the voices modify the actual text, open the SWF file, plug-in your headphones and listen to the narration. Sound effects. Sound Effects. The following commands create certain sound effects by acting on acoustic parameters of the speech output signal. Play sound. Plays one of the paralinguistic sounds recorded for the voice in use.

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. 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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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

Some of it may sound a little technical and geeky but it’s what it does and I checked but there’s no way I could make it sound simpler (or normal!) Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5. Apart from supporting many common SWF features such as vector graphics, embedded fonts, images and timeline animation, it also converts basic ActionScript 2.0

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Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Record voice, convert text to speech, or import external sounds, and play them back when learners click on an object. 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.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. CamStudio can record all the screen actions on your computer, as well as an audio narrative, and create AVI files which can converted to a streaming Flash (SWF) format. It installs easily and the sound quality is good.

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

AICC, 508 and SWF. In one view – the customization view, the icon for sound, when clicked says parameters, not sound – yet in the other modes it is sound. This is also where the sound icon, when clicked becomes a parameters window. Product: Raptivity. Raptivity is an interaction tool. Its target audience is the rapid content authoring tool market, but while it tries to hit it, it also misses at many levels.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

This might sound like an easy out, but by focusing your time and energy on content that is relevant and aligned with your learning strategy, you will end up with a library of courses that are useful for learners and serve your business goals.

Here’s How You Can Save Your Training Job in this Economy

Rapid eLearning

However, no software replaces the need for sound instructional design. swf) from the data files and used them in my Engage interactions. Last week was great. I was in Atlanta at the Training 2009 and got to meet many blog readers who presented me with some interesting elearning challenges. I love it. The problem solving is fun and a great learning opportunity.

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

CommLab India

Video (Ctrl+Alt+V) formats include SWF, FLV, F4V, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 3GP. SWF: (Shockwave Flash) It contains vector designs, animations, audio, and videos for web browsers using Flash player). Video (ALT+N+V Individually) formats include SWF, FLV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, DV, and 3GP. AU: Extension of a sound file format belonging to Sun Microsystems; supports many audio encoding formats and used in UNIX.

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Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

This sounds a bit like a sale pitch, so I have to warn you in advance, there are a lot of other solar panels for different equipments out there. Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading. Luckily, I have a short cut to seeing the stuff that is generating interest across most of the top eLearning bloggers. So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

You can import content from a variety of formats, including image formats (PSD, GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF and POT), sound formats (MP3 and WAV), and popular animation and video formats (SWF, FLV with metatags, AVI, and MOV). You can use the SWF files generated by Adobe Captivate with any tools that support SWF files, such as Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Dreamweaver software. On this page. Basics. Pricing and purchasing information. Support information.

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