The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

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Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

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When comparing the two big players in the rapid eLearning market, Articulate and Adobe, they approach mobile learning design very differently. Having said that, here are 10 things Adobe gets right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8: 1.

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An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions]

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First off, congratulations to my old team at Adobe for launching Adobe Captivate 6. It has now been 6 months since I left Adobe and this is the first version of Captivate that I get to explore from the outside. And then there is the new Actors feature in Adobe Captivate 6.

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9 Tips For Converting Content to Mobile Using Adobe Captivate

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Chad Udell explains how to optimize converting eLearning for a mobile device using Adobe Captivate. Mobile Development User Experience Adobe Captivate audio conversion eLearning javascript optimization

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New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Adobe Flash solves many of these cross-browser compatibility. New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Prob- lems and 7 Solutions Mobile Learning is Here to Stay With the introduction of the Apple iPhone and iPad, a mobile computing revolution. began.

Importing Adobe Illustrator Smart Objects into Adobe Captivate [VIDEO]

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Below is a video I recorded and published last week on the topic of importing Adobe Illustrator smart objects into Adobe Captivate 5 with the help of Photoshop. This topic was inspired by a question we received during our very first ‘Ask the Adobe eLearning Team ‘ session.

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The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

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I still remember my excitement six years ago when I received an email from Karl Matthews, then Director of Product Management at Adobe, asking me if I wanted to join his team as Product Evangelist for FrameMaker, RoboHelp and Captivate. First and foremost, Happy New Year!

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The New Adobe Captivate 7 Marches Backwards into the Future [Review]

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A year ago I wrote a post entitled An Honest Assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 [First Impressions] , which garnered 81 ReTweets and 62 comments, and to this day is the most read post here on my blog. Another example is the HTML5 support for PowerPoint, which Adobe is promoting heavily.

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Best Practices for Publishing to YouTube in the New Adobe Captivate 5.5

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One of my favorite new features in Adobe Captivate 5.5 I’ll keep this introduction short and to the point and get to the video quickly. is publishing to YouTube.

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How to Create an ePub in Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

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Android iOS Mobile Development Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Adobe InDesign Amazon Kindle Creative Cloud DPS ePub iPad iPhone iPod iPod Touch mobile designFloat designer Heather Ford walks you through creating your first ePub.

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

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via 10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review] | The mLearning Revolution Blog. Take for example Articulate Storyline 2 which does not support Responsive Design and Adobe Captivate 8, which does.

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Here’s how Adobe Captivate 6 could have been a Game-Changer for mLearning

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. In writing my honest assessment of Adobe Captivate 6 post I knew going in I was putting myself out there and would invariably take some heat for sharing what I really thought about the new release. The idea that I can get all of this great technology from Adobe for $29.99

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My Thoughts on Adobe, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Mobile Learning and More [Interview]

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Here are some topics we covered and my honest thoughts on how I feel about them: My departure from Adobe and my thoughts on the new corporate world. My Thoughts on Adobe Captivate and the challenges ahead.

Understanding how the new Quizzes work in Adobe Captivate 5.5 [VIDEO]

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I hope you are enjoying learning more about our new Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 One thing I’m really excited about is our new Quizzes in Adobe Captivate 5.5

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#AskAdobeTeam Question: How Can I Trim a Full Motion Recording Slide in Adobe Captivate? [VIDEO]

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Our weekly ‘ Ask The Adobe eLearning Team ‘ sessions continue to gain momentum, and with each new session, we are seeing more and more people participate. Here’s a short video on how to do this in Adobe Captivate 5.

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A More Mobile-Friendly Captivate HTML Template

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Improve user experience by reducing response times when publishing mobile learning with Adobe Captivate. Mobile Development User Experience Adobe Captivate conversion eLearning

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Effectively using Acrobat.com with Adobe Captivate 5 for Tracking Learners’ Quiz Results [Webinar]

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This week I’m hosting a webinar on how to use our free Adobe cloud (i.e. Acrobat.com) with Adobe Captivate 5 as a lightweight Learning Management System (LMS) for publishing and tracking Learners’ Quiz Results. The only thing you will need to participate is your free Adobe ID and password. UPDATE. In case you missed this eSeminar, the recording is now available here: [link].

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Check Out Adobe Captivate eLearning Content on the Motorola Xoom Tablet via the Flash Player 10.2 [VIDEO]

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attending our fourth Adobe Learning Summit, and staying the rest of the week for the Learning Solutions 2011 conference. Our Adobe eLearning conference went very well and I’d like to thank everyone who spent their day here with us learning and sharing what they do with our software.

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What Does The Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Mean for Mobile Learning?

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If you paid any attention to what Adobe unveiled at MAX in October of 2010, it was hard to miss the Martha Stewart appearance and the big announcement of the [.]. Mobile Development Other

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¿Por qué el hecho de que el iPad y el iPhone no soportan Adobe Flash es un gran incentivo para el mLearning?

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No hubo otra industria en el mundo que resultara más afectada por la decisión de Apple de no adoptar Adobe Flash en sus dispositivos iOS como la industria del eLearning.

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Adobe Unveils Updated Tools for Developers

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It’s hard to argue with the developments Adobe presented at Tuesday’s keynote address, the second in as many days at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. Mobile Technology Adobe MAX CSS regions CSS shaders development Flash Player 11 jQuery Mobile phonegap StarlingThe theme around [.].

Vote for your Favorite New Feature in Adobe Captivate 5.5 [Poll]

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It has been three weeks since we announced and started shipping Adobe Captivate 5.5 Please vote for your single most favorite new feature in Adobe Captivate. and the feedback we are getting from our customers is very positive. I’m always interested in seeing what is that one feature in a new release that stands out from the rest. That one new capability in the software that you say this is what I’ve been waiting for, the killer app if you will.

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Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

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So for the sake of answering this very specific question, here’s how I see Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate 6 addressing this particular need.

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So, You Want to Build an App…

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Apps Comic Cross-Platform Toolkits Mobile Development Mobile Web Adobe AppGyver Articulate Camtasia Captivate Dreamweaver eLearning HTML5 iOS Lectora mobile apps mobile Web phonegap rapid video training Trivantis(Thanks to Matt Forcum for the comic!) In the past decade, we have seen a ton of rapid development tools for learning on the desktop. If I would like to create [.].

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Designing for the Blackberry Playbook

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In the meantime, if you want to develop for RIM’s tablet, you need to do it with Adobe tools such as AIR and Flash. Tablets Adobe Design Flash Playbook RIM

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This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

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Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Tags: Innovation Mobile Learning Adobe Apple Frash HTML5 ipad IPhone mLearning Mobile About a month back I blogged about Smokescreen which allows advertisers to run simple Flash movies on iPad/iPhone using HTML5/JavaScript.

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eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

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When I worked for Adobe, customers used to ask me what resolution they should choose when creating eLearning and my answer was always the same, 1024 x 768 pixels. One such program is the latest version of Adobe Captivate, version 8.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

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I have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. The day after leaving Adobe, I had my first meeting with Arlyn Asch, Articulate CTO, who spent time with me going over Storyline and after an hour of talking to Arlyn and seeing what they were working on, it was a enough for me to believe that sure enough Storyline was going to be a game-changer.

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Looking Back at Our Predictions for Mobile Learning in 2012

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Newsletter Adobe Captivate ebook ePub HTML5We see whether our predictions came true for mobile learning in 2012.

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Adobe Goes Mobile with Creative Cloud

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One would connects everything announced during today’s Adobe MAX keynote: mobile. Adobe’s CTO Kevin Lynch announced Adobe Creative Cloud, the latest in the evolution of a company that went from providing [.]. Mobile Technology Adobe MAX Creative Cloud Photoshop Touch TypeKit

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

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Pros and Cons of Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate for mLearning Design. Where : Online via Adobe Connect. After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals.

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What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

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Looking at the two biggest players in this space, Articulate and Adobe, it’s worth noting that both companies have taken different approaches to mLearning design. image credit: table xi.

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

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Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more. Adobe Flash and Mobile devices. iBooks and Adobe Shadow.

Kevin Hoyt: Going Mobile with Adobe

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Conferences Float Symposium Mobile Development Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Float Learning and Bradley University’s Department of Interactive Media in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts teamed up to provide a one-day event focused on mobile on Friday, [.]. Dreamweaver Flash Builder symposium

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

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If there is one thing I heard from customers while working at Adobe was this, I want my learners to be able to take a course on their iPads or iPhone, but these mobile devices don’t support Flash. Another big mistake by Adobe I think in not executing quick enough.

Learning Designers have 3 Choices Regarding Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

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Last week Cisco published a research paper entitled “ Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2012–2017 ,” which included some staggering figures, as to the speed with which we are adopting internet-connected mobile devices around the world.

Mobile Learning should be more than converting Desktop eLearning to HTML5

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Over the weekend, I was looking at the entries submitted to the Adobe Captivate HTML5 Contest, hosted by my former Adobe colleagues. The basic idea behind this contest is that Adobe Captivate 5.5 users create a project and then use the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate to convert it into HTML5. The entry with the most votes wins.

Flash For Mobile Is Dead

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To further reinforce that thought, Adobe announced just yesterday that it has ceased development on the Flash mobile browser plug-in. First, it seems Adobe is continuing development on the Flash plug-in and AIR runtime.

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5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

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1) Adobe Captivate 5.5 The HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is an experimental technology that converts SWFs generated by Adobe Captivate 5.5 Once these files are converted to HTML5, you can edit them with an HTML editing tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver.

Apple Loosens Development Restrictions on AppTech Developers Using Adobe Flash Tools

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could there be an Apple/Adobe truce on the horizon? Tags: apcx mobile apptech adobe apple HOUSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AppTech Corp. Pink Sheets: APCX) www.apptechglobal.com reported today that Apple's recently announced policy of loosening restrictions on use of outside development tools should substantially assist AppTech in the execution of its plan to translate and port over iPhone apps to other operating systems, such as Google Android. Eric Ottens, CEO of AppTech Corp.