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What’s New in Adobe Captivate 5

Smitha V, Adobe Captivate content lead, shares this overview of key new features with links to Help:

Adobe Captivate for Mac
Adobe Captivate 5 is available on Mac OS. Both Adobe Captivate on Mac and Adobe Captivate on Windows have identical features and homogeneous user interface.
For Mac-specific details and system requirements, see the product website.
See http://blogs.adobe.com/rjacquez/2010/05/say_hello_to_adobe_captivate_5.html for an overview of Adobe Captivate on Mac.

Optimized User Interface
Improve the overall authoring experience with Property Inspector that provides an in-context list of attributes when objects are selected. Work simultaneously on multiple projects using the multiple-document interface. Personalize workspaces and switch between them as and when needed. Benefit from a user interface that is consistent with popular Adobe applications such as Adobe Flash, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
To know more about the new user interface of Adobe Captivate, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/rapid-elearning/optimized-user-interface-/ and http://www.lodestone.com/training/captivate_training.cfm

Object Styles
Quickly obtain a uniform and consistent formatting for objects by defining styles and applying them. Reuse the styles across multiple Adobe Captivate projects without having to recreate them.
For more information on object styles, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/rapid-elearning/object-styles-/ and http://www.lodestone.com/training/captivate_training.cfm

Master Slides
Use Master Slides to easily create and maintain well formatted and consistent-looking content that meets corporate guidelines. Make project-wide formatting changes conveniently and consistently.
To learn more about master slides, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/rapid-elearning/master-slides/ and http://www.lodestone.com/training/captivate_training.cfm

Rich Animation Effects
Create rich object animations within Adobe Captivate 5, by combining predefined effects such as straight-line motion, rotation, and glow. For added impact, seamlessly import custom animation effects from Adobe Flash® Professional.
To know more about animation effects, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/rapid-elearning/rich-animation-effects-/ and http://www.lodestone.com/training/captivate_training.cfm

Multi-Video Support and Synchronization
Include videos in your content without having to use another application. Import videos in a wide variety of popular formats (AVI, MOV, FLV, MPEG) and synchronize video with a project, slide, or a set of slides.
To know more about multi-video support and synchronization, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/rapid-elearning/multivideo-support-and-synchronization/ and http://www.lodestone.com/training/captivate_training.cfm

In-Context Learner Collaboration using Twitter
Use the Twitter widget to create courses that let learners collaborate with each other as well as with the author using their Twitter account. The learners can ask questions, get answers, and access preexisting discussions.
The Twitter widget will be made available soon on the Adobe website. So, stay tuned.

Collaboration and Review using Acrobat.com
Enable multiple authors to work simultaneously on a project by hosting and sharing projects on Acrobat.com. Also, host projects on Acrobat.com for shared reviews to enable authors obtain collective review comments from reviewers.
To know more about collaborating and setting up reviews using Acrobat.com, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://blogs.adobe.com/rjacquez/2010/05/leveraging_the_acrobatcom_clou.html and http://tv.adobe.com/watch/end-to-end-elearning-development/better-collaboration-using-acrobat/

Tracking and Reporting without an LMS
Meet basic evaluation needs at no extra cost by tracking and reporting key performance metrics, such as average score and pass or fail, without having to invest in a Learning Management System.
To know more about tracking and reporting without an LMS, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/end-to-end-elearning-development/tracking-and-reporting/ and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F6giegF61M

Expanded Asset Library
Get a larger set of prebuilt widgets, playbars, skins, stock animations, images, text captions, and buttons with superior aesthetics and usability.
To know more about these objects, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://www.lodestone.com/training/captivate_training.cfm

Adobe Photoshop Round-Tripping
Instantly update Adobe Photoshop files imported in Adobe Captivate projects. Adobe Photoshop can be invoked from within Adobe Captivate. If source files are directly updated in Adobe Photoshop, synchronize the linked file in Adobe Captivate with its source using a single click.
To know more about animation effects, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the videos at http://blogs.adobe.com/rjacquez/2010/05/roundtripping_photoshop_cs5_in.html and http://tv.adobe.com/watch/end-to-end-elearning-development/integrating-graphics/

Adobe Flash Round-Tripping
Instantly update Adobe Photoshop files imported in Adobe Captivate projects. Adobe Photoshop can be invoked from within Adobe Captivate. If source files are directly updated in Adobe Photoshop, synchronize the linked file in Adobe Captivate with its source using a single click.
To know more about round-tripping to Adobe Flash, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the video at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/end-to-end-elearning-development/including-animations/

Record Applications from Flash
Record applications from within Flash without having to switch to the Adobe Captivate interface. For more information on the workflow, see Adobe eLearning Suite 2.0 Getting Started Guide.

Adobe Soundbooth Round-Tripping
Edit audio files in Adobe Captivate projects by invoking Adobe Soundbooth from within Adobe Captivate. To know more about round-tripping to Adobe Soundbooth, see Adobe Captivate 5 Online Help. Also, watch the video at http://tv.adobe.com/watch/end-to-end-elearning-development/enhancing-audio/

Round-tripping from Adobe Captivate to other products, such as, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Soundbooth is available only when these products are installed using the Adobe eLearning Suite installer. You cannot round-trip to these products if they are installed as point products or as part of Creative Suite 5.