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June 26, 2012

HD Videos within a regular Adobe Captivate project

Adobe Captivate 6 lets you record your screen or applications as High Definition (HD) videos and then add transitions or pan & zoom effects to make the videos more engaging. You can also publish them directly to YouTube or save them as MP4 files.

But what If you want to have questions slides or training slides? What if you require reporting to LMS? This is when you need to combine the videos with a regular Adobe Captivate project (CPTX files).

One way of combining videos and Captivate projects is by recording a Video Demo, doing all the required changes, publishing it, and then inserting the published video in the project as a Slide Video.
The disadvantage in this way, however, is, even if you need slight modifications to the video, you need to rerecord, republish, and then reinsert the modified video in the project…  This can be time-consuming especially if your video is lengthy.

So, the best way to combine video demos with for such cases is to record the demo from within the CPTX file. The video will be inserted on a separate slide and you can start editing the video with a single click.

Here’s how we do that:

  1. Start with a regular CPTX project
  2. Choose Insert -> Recording Slide or click on the Record Additional Slides button (red button) on the top menu.
    Continue reading…
Posted by harikrishna12:42 PM Permalink
June 1, 2012

Adobe Captivate 6 Sneak Peek: Themes

I’m so excited about the upcoming release of Adobe Captivate 6. I’m going to burst if I don’t share something, so here it is. From deep inside the labs I’ve sorted out the details of one of the incredible new features coming in Adobe Captivate 6, and it’s absolutely wonderful. You’re going to love using the new Themes. Check out the video to learn more. Enjoy! :)

Still starving for more information about Adobe Captivate 6? Follow me on twitter @adobeElearning and be the first one to know about what’s in store for you in Captivate 6.

You also stand a chance to win a full licensed copy of Adobe Captivate 6. Here’s how Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge10:22 PM Permalink
April 5, 2012

Captivate Training: Using Video in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Topic: Using Video in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Description: Join Rick Zannoti, Captivate Community Expert, to learn how to use video in Captivate 5.5. Video is rapidly becoming a very important part of eLearning. During this session, he will demonstrate how to insert video, use slide video and time a video across contiguous and non-contiguous slides. He will also be sharing some video tips and tricks.

Recording Link: http://adobe.ly/L7O84A

Posted by poojajaisingh12:25 PM Permalink
April 3, 2012

Training: Professional videos in Captivate on a budget!

Description:

Join Joseph Caplan, Adobe Captivate Expert along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn how to create videos effectively for Adobe Captivate. During the session, we will also learn the best practices, tools and techniques used for high-quality videos.

What’s in it for you?

  1. Understand the basics of video production
  2. Edit the videos using Adobe Premiere Elements
  3. Use the videos in Adobe Captivate Projects

Recordinghttp://adobe.ly/L7O8la

Posted by Vish4:08 PM Permalink
March 13, 2012

Another chance to win an iPad 3!! Scenario-Training Contest…

After the successful HTML5 contest for Adobe Captivate on our Facebook Page, we’re launching a global contest for the best Scenario-based training content created using Adobe Captivate. This contest is live now on our Facebook page.

Contest Rules:

  1. Upload any scenario-based course created using Adobe Captivate. For examples of scenario-based courses, visit http://bit.ly/A6MVqG or http://bit.ly/xMkBBz
  2. Publish the content as a Flash SWF file. In Captivate’s output options check both the ‘zip file’ and ‘export to HTML’ options. Continue reading…
Posted by Vish6:08 PM Permalink
August 14, 2011

Power of Closed Captions for the Slide Videos

As we are aware, Closed Captions makes the content more interesting for the learners. Generally, they are associated with Audio in a Slide but what if we need the Closed Captions but with a Video? We have the perfect solution for that using Slide Video’s Closed Captions Feature. View the following demonstration to know what I’m talking about.

Let’s see how to achieve this using the Slide Video feature. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish2:58 PM Permalink
July 29, 2011

#AdobeCaptivate Timelines Demystified

Hello Captivate Rock Stars young and old. I’ve been plugging away on this one for a while now – in part because I realize how really central it is to understanding Captivate as a whole. I’ve always been fascinated by learning, but there is one phenomenon in learning which I find particularly Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge2:17 PM Permalink
March 31, 2011

Workaround for video streaming issues in Captivate

Problem: 

Videos do not get streamed in Adobe Captivate projects.

 Reason:

The URIs of the videos are specified incorrectly.

Solution: Continue reading…

Posted by Ashwin Bharghav9:00 PM Permalink
March 7, 2011

eLearning Suite & Photoshop CS5 – Getting super clean edges on alpha objects

People often ask me how I got such a clean cutout of an image in Adobe Captivate 5. The answer is that it’s pretty easy with eLearning Suite 2, because Photoshop CS5 and Adobe Captivate 5 work together to make for a simple solution to complex problems like that one. Sure, it’s easy to get a clean selection when all the background pixels are the same color, but what do you do when you need to clip a foreground object or figure and the subject and the background are far more complex? In the video below I Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge4:08 AM Permalink
March 5, 2011

Add Video to Table Of Contents in Adobe Captivate (PPT) eLearning Modules

A reader asked last week, “Can I add video to my Table of Contents and sync that video with a PowerPoint using Adobe Captivate 5?” I have to admit that I hadn’t really thought of that, but of course the answer is yes – and in fact it’s incredibly simple to do. So I’ve recorded this short Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge7:55 PM Permalink
March 1, 2011

Captivate Screen Capture on a PowerPoint inside another Captivate Project

I wanted to vlog you guys another video this week since there’s no eSeminar scheduled and I’m out of the office at a conference. This fun little tidbit is in response to one of the more common questions I get from Adobe Captivate users. The question? Now that Presenter (doesn’t matter which Presenter) doesn’t support embedded Adobe Captivate 5 files (because Presenter hasn’t been updated to AS3) how can I embed Captivate Video Captures, Application Captures, Application Simulations etc. onto my PowerPoints? My answer is generally … You know there is an easier way?

This 5 minute video demonstrates the easier Path. A lot of users don’t realize a.) how very simple it is to use PowerPoint files inside Adobe Captivate 5, and b.) how simple it is to embed Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge8:55 AM Permalink
February 28, 2011

Full Screen in Adobe Captivate Authoring: New Video

This week we welcome back to the team eLearning Evangelist R.J. Jacquez – and R.J.’s first contribution is a great short video on YouTube: All about working in full screen mode in AdobeCaptivate. Proving yet again that Adobe Captivate goes way beyond Screen Capture, R.J. gives us a nice overview of how easy it can be to work in full screen mode.

You can always view the latest Adobe Captivate and eLearning Suite Tutorials on YouTube at the Adobe eLearning Channel as well as a host of Tutorials and special features on AdobeTV in our brand new eLearning Channel.

Posted by Allen Partridge6:00 PM Permalink
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