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Creating Advanced Drag & Drop Interactions with Adobe Captivate

April 8, 2014 | By

Creating Drag and Drop interactions in Adobe Captivate is fun and easy, but what if you want to really harness the power of Captivate’s Advanced and Shared Actions in conjunction with Drag and Drop? In this article I’ll explain and demonstrate how to trigger an action when a drag and drop event occurs. Here is […]

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Organize your eLearning Projects: Grouping Slides in Adobe Captivate 7

February 21, 2014 | By

This week I hosted Adobe Captivate Developer Anita Horsley in an eSeminar and was thrilled to learn a cool new tip. (Yup, even I didn’t realize that you could do this nifty little trick with your eLearning modules.) Permit me to set the stage. You are building your latest learning module in Adobe Captivate. You […]

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Power in the Box – Learn to easily create custom lightbox dialogs for your Adobe Captivate projects

January 27, 2014 | By

Sometimes you don’t want to turn the page. It’s typical in eLearning projects to assemble the module as a series of slides, and many times you can get all of the information that you want in a single slide, but sometimes, you want to provide optional information or include an opportunity for a simple, custom […]

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How to easily make a great YouTube Video

January 10, 2014 | By

Whether you are working to impress the boss or to share your favorite game tips with friends, virtually everyone is looking to YouTube videos to catch and create the latest trends. In the past, creating great videos has been a difficult proposition, it’s difficult to imagine how you can go from average video surfer to […]

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ANNOUNCE: Adobe Captivate 6.0.2 Update with support for OS X Mavericks now Available

December 9, 2013 | By

A free Mac Only update to Adobe Captivate 6, (Adobe Captivate 6.0.2) is now available for download and installation through the following link; Mavericks users may download the update directly using this link. Mavericks Installation instructions To install the downloaded patch, you must first have Adobe Captivate 6.0.199 OR installed. This update is […]

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What’s new and what’s Enhanced in the Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Update?

November 19, 2013 | By

What’s New Whenever software is updated I know I’m always eager to learn what is new and what is improved. I imagine that is the case for many people, so in that spirit I’ve compiled a list of the new and improved items included in the Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 update and I’ve added some context […]

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ANNOUNCE: Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Update with support for OS X Mavericks now Available

November 19, 2013 | By

A free update to Adobe Captivate 7, (Adobe Captivate 7.0.1) is now available for download and installation through the Adobe Update Manager. Users of Adobe Captivate 7 who are not using Mavericks may update from the help menu in Captivate. (Help: Update) Mavericks users may do so via the Adobe Update Manager or download the […]

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Adobe adds Collaboration and Learner Tracking to Award Winning Video Tool

November 15, 2013 | By

Adobe’s award winning Presenter Video Creator has been enhanced with new tools designed to put interaction right into educational videos. Trainers and Educators alike are rapidly adopting Adobe Presenter thanks to it’s amazingly simple, show-and-tell video tool. Innovations in the video tool have been delighting users for more than a year now. Given the immediate […]

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3 Navigation Player Options in Adobe Captivate 7

November 14, 2013 | By

Guest Blog Post by By Shawn Scivally (eLearning Brothers) Brother Shawn is the co-founder of eLearning Brothers. Along with my brother Andrew, we create awesome eLearning stuff. Specializing in eLearning Templates, games, page layouts, cutout people pictures, interactions, quizzes and much more. Having much success, and now being a trusted brand in the eLearning industry—we […]

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ANNOUNCE: Captivate 7 Update for OS X Mavericks Expected Mid November

November 5, 2013 | By

UPDATE: The update for Adobe Captivate 7 is now available. As we shared in late October, Adobe Captivate 7 is not yet compatible with the OS X Mavericks update to the Mac operating system. We are actively testing an update for Captivate 7 that will fix compatibility issues with the new Mavericks Operating System. The […]

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Spooktacular Halloween eLearning Tips & Tricks

October 31, 2013 | By

Let’s share a few scary cool tips and tricks for creating great eLearning with Adobe Captivate this Halloween. I held an eSeminar yesterday with a complete overview – Here is the downloadable source: littlMonstors.cptx, as well as a brief overview of some of the highlights. Trick #1 – Create a popup window with just a […]

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How to Convert Microsoft PowerPoint to HTML5 (web pages)

October 28, 2013 | By

In this article you will learn how to easily convert your PowerPoint slides into web enabled presentations using HTML5. What you’ll need You will need a Windows or Macintosh computer and a copy of Adobe Captivate. (You can download a free 30 day trial of Adobe Captivate here.) Step 1 Create a PowerPoint slide deck […]

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Adobe Learning Summit & Dev Learn 2013 – What’s the Buzz?

October 28, 2013 | By

One of the best things about going to conferences is that we get to hear from colleagues around the world and see what they’ve been up to. Last week in Las Vegas, eLearning Developers, educators and trainers from around the world gathered to share industry trends, the latest techniques and teaching / training methods and […]

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Create Amazing Videos for Free – Adobe introduces Presenter Video Express Worldwide

October 15, 2013 | By

You may never see video creation the same way. Just one click to record both your desktop and your webcam and minutes later you could be publishing professional quality videos on YouTube, to mobile devices or just about anywhere you’d like. Better yet, it’s free, it’s an App for Mac, and it’s available worldwide. Creating […]

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Combative Canoodling between Education & Games

September 13, 2013 | By

It’s no secret that Educators and trainers have been flirting with virtually any solution that will alleviate the doldrum of yet another mind numbing info-dump. Learners hate cycling through countless pages of online reading – only to be challenged with a ‘quiz’ to demonstrate that they’ve either read or already knew everything that was contained […]

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What is a flipped classroom and how can it help me?

August 27, 2013 | By

Flipped Classroom (sometimes called flipped teaching) is an approach to education that blends both online instruction and offline learning. Generally in Flipped Classrooms the online learning is done with videos and quizzes offered offline and this gives the teacher more time to spend engaging directly with learners in activities and exercises during class. It earned […]

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Battling the Browser – Or Where the Heck is My eLearning Module?

August 5, 2013 | By

It’s happened to us all. What once was trivial, publishing our Flash based eLearning out to a browser and looking at the result, is now not such a simple matter. We download or install the latest update of tool or switch computers and suddenly our browsers go blank on newly published eLearning modules – or […]

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Brace Yourself: eLearning Just Got Social

July 8, 2013 | By

In case you missed the news last week, Adobe has just released another in a long series of serious innovations in eLearning. Adobe publishes two of the most significant applications in the eLearning authoring space, Adobe Captivate – the long time leader in eLearning authoring, and Adobe Presenter 9, a simple to use PowerPoint plugin […]

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Say Hello to Adobe Presenter 9 – And Hello to Video, Audio and PowerPoint Everywhere You Need It

June 25, 2013 | By

Today Adobe introduced the new Adobe Presenter 9, a fantastic tool for anyone to create interactive content and videos. Presenter has a long tradition of innovation. If you are in business, education or training, the new Presenter has a LOT to offer you. What does it do? At it’s core, Adobe Presenter allows anyone to […]

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Everything You Need for eLearning with Amazing Adobe Captivate 7

June 3, 2013 | By

Already praise is flying in for Adobe Captivate 7, “Is it worth the jump? Positively YES“, says Jim Liechliter of I wholeheartedly agree with Jim. The team has described this release of Captivate as ‘Everything You Need to Create Anything in eLearning’ – and it’s a completely appropriate description. There are some positively wonderful […]

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Join us in June: Adobe eLearning eSeminars: Sign up now for Free

May 16, 2013 | By

I’m thrilled to announce a wonderful lineup of amazing eSeminars scheduled throughout June. We’ve got a solid group of eSeminars prepared for your learning and enjoyment and we hope you’ll jump right in and explore these awesome offerings. As always our eSeminars are free and focus on a broad variety of topics from basic technical […]

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