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May 9, 2016

New geolocation enabled scenario and interaction templates added to Adobe Captivate assets

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers

International audiences have been on our minds a lot recently. In addition to the recent update of over 20,000 new international cutout people to the Asset Store, we’ve taken an interest in the geolocation features of Captivate 9 for our templates.

First introduced with Captivate 8, geolocation support provided an opportunity to use a learner’s location as a trigger for specific events within your course. This means that you could use a location to determine the educational content that a user sees, the look and feel of the course they are in, and even the correct answers and feedback in an interaction. Using geolocation gives you an added measure of customization to your eLearning, and we really wanted to try to highlight some of this with these two new templates. Continue reading…

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April 20, 2016

Advanced Search Options and New Games added to Captivate Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Andrew Vass, Product Development Manager at eLearning Brothers

As you may have noticed, we spent some time this last weekend upgrading the Assets portal for Adobe Captivate 9! We’ve included a few new features that will help you to find the templates and assets you’re looking for quicker and download them even faster than before.

The biggest part of our changes comes to the Cutout People section. We’ve spent a lot of time updating the keywords and categories so you’ll having an easier time finding the exact pose you’ll need. We have categories for gender, pose, ethnicity, industry, and more! Just use the new dropdown menu search feature to help refine your search. Select and deselect each of the different keywords and it automatically updates your results to reflect the change. Finding the right cutouts has never been easier! Continue reading…

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March 9, 2016

The best eLearning assets. For the best eLearning authors.

AssetsAs an eLearning designer, wouldn’t it be great if you could create training material quickly and easily without having to spend a whole lot of time and money designing your assets from scratch or having someone do them for you?

Adobe Captivate 9 now comes with an offering that is almost too good to be true – the Asset Store! This complimentary service for customers was released with Captivate 9 in August 2015, along with some other very cool features such as Captivate Draft storyboarding app, and the extremely versatile multi-state objects, amongst others. Continue reading…

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March 7, 2016

What’s new in Adobe Captivate 9.0.1

New-UpdateWe’ve just released a free update for Adobe Captivate 9 with some new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.

To get the new update, open Adobe Captivate 9, and click Help > Updates and install the new update. Once the update is installed, your new Captivate version will be 9.0.1.320. Here are the detailed installation instructions.

Now let’s talk about the new features and enhancements in Captivate 9.0.1:

 

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November 16, 2015

The Power of Multi-State Objects in Adobe Captivate 9

Multi-state ObjectsGone are the days when you had to use multiple objects and advanced actions to depict changing the state of an object in Adobe Captivate.

Here comes Adobe Captivate 9, with the power of multi-state objects. You can now convert any interactive or non-interactive object to a multi-state object. This will immensely help you in developing interactive content easily without using multiple objects, or “hide and show” techniques in a single project or slide.

You can add any number of custom states to both interactive and non-interactive objects. And for the interactive objects, you can also configure inbuilt states like normal, rollover, and down states for buttons; and dragstart, dragover, dropcorrect, dropincorrect, etc. inbuilt states for objects in drag and drop interactions, which are automatically triggered with the object actions.

Watch this video Continue reading…

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October 15, 2015

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

Guest Blog by: Dr. Nancy Reyes, Learning Strategist at OnPoint Digital, Inc.

Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. I’ve been using Captivate for more years than I am willing to admit (RoboDemo anyone?); every new version has given me reason to celebrate and this one is no exception. These are my top eight favorite new/improved features.

Captivate Draft

This is probably my favorite new feature – an iPad storyboard app. I tend to storyboard old school – on paper. Then I have to transfer that to Word or PPT, which just creates an extra step. Captivate Draft allows me to capture my ideas and translate them into a storyboard.  Whether it is a basic rough sketch or a richer version complete with images and quiz questions – I can easily upload them right into Captivate – eliminating a step or more Continue reading…

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August 28, 2015

Recorded Training: Author on the mobile… Author for the mobile

Adobe Captivate 9Topic: Author on the mobile… Author for the mobile

Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. Adobe eLearning Evangelist, as she shows you how to create mobile learning courses using mobile devices alongside Adobe Captivate 9. Learn how to create storyboards using Adobe Captivate Draft, share it for review with colleagues and clients, implement feedback, and then open the storyboard in Adobe Captivate to convert it to a full-fledged responsive eLearning course. Also, take a look at an easy workflow to record iOS devices and add gesture effects over the recording. Along the way, learn about the tips and tricks to easily create responsive eLearning courses where content rearranges itself for the tablet and mobile views in both horizontal and vertical views.

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March 13, 2015

Ready to switch to Adobe Captivate 8? Get 25% off!

Adobe Captivate 8Adobe Captivate 8 is a revolutionary tool, which helps you reimagine eLearning authoring for a multi-device world. If you’ve not joined the mLearning revolution yet, now is the right time as 75% of the learners acknowledge the benefits of mobile learning and 55% of organizations are creating or ready to create mobile learning.  Continue reading…

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February 20, 2015

Recorded Training: Top 5 time saving mLearning secrets!

Topic: Top 5 time saving mLearning secrets!

Description: Have you always felt that creating mobile learning courses is time consuming? Interested in learning some time saving tricks? Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and learn about productivity enhancement tips to create instructionally sound mobile learning courses using Adobe Captivate 8. She will help you get started quickly if you’ve not already started creating mLearning courses; or help you ramp-up with your mLearning course creation process. You will also learn about some useful secrets of repurposing your existing eLearning content for mobile devices.

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Posted by poojajaisingh11:42 AM Permalink
December 23, 2014

Top 5 productivity tips for Adobe Captivate

Top5Adobe Captivate is a powerful eLearning authoring tool which allows you to create several types of engaging and interactive eLearning courses. To make the most of this tool, here are the top 5 productivity tips I’ve followed over the years. Go ahead and use them if you like. 🙂 Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh3:03 PM Permalink
October 20, 2014

Adobe Captivate 8 Essential Training now available on Lynda.com

Captivate 8Lynda.com has announced an Essential Training course on Adobe Captivate 8 by Aaron Quigley. It’s a great course for beginners and intermediate users to explore the Captivate authoring workflow and capabilities, and learn how to use the new features introduced in Adobe Captivate 8. This course is also very useful for folks who want to get started with responsive eLearning course creation with Adobe Captivate 8.

Here’s one of the videos from the course. Continue reading…

Posted by poojajaisingh11:55 AM Permalink
August 18, 2014

Super 7 Tips To Create Responsive Courses with Adobe Captivate 8

ResponsiveWith tons of devices in varied screen sizes being used by the trainees and employees, there is a dire need to make the content available on different devices. Thankfully Adobe Captivate 8 allows you to create responsive eLearning courses that can fit perfectly in different device sizes in both horizontal and vertical orientations. You can author as you always have—content will rearrange itself for the new tablet and mobile views. You can also tweak and/or design content for specific devices and use the in-product preview to see how your course will appear on various screens. And finally publish as a single project to automatically deliver the most appropriate experience for your learner’s device.

To make the most of responsive feature in Adobe Captivate 8, here’s a list of best practices you can follow: Continue reading…

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