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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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. Illustrator , Captivate , Smart Objects , eLearning Suite , Tip , Video , AskAdobeTeam.

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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. I will then publish the video here on my Blog and also on the official ‘AskAdobeTeam’ Facebook Page.

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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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Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

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Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite.

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

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I’ll keep this introduction short and to the point and get to the video quickly. One of my favorite new features in Adobe Captivate 5.5 I hope you like this new feature and once you start using it, please share your public videos on YouTube created with Captivate 5.5

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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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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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This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]

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In this episode, Robert and I talk Adobe CS6, Google Drive and the impact of Video in mLearning, as well as SceneChat, the Khan Academy, the Flipped Classroom and more. The video revolution: some stats. Best practices and current use of video in mLearning.

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

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This morning, I had the opportunity to be on #eLearnChat, a video Podcast hosted by my good friend Rick Zanotti and Jean Franzblau. 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.

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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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Is it time to Abandon Adobe Flash in eLearning Design? [Chime in]

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The effort was offered under the guise of an “experimental streaming viewer” when users would watch Flash video on certain popular sites such as,, and

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Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]

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Last week Robert Kennedy III, President of RKCS Learning Solutions, invited me to do a video interview over Skype and we talked about all my favorite topics, including eLearning, Mobile Learning, Flash Player 10.2 on the Motorola Xoom, the Kindle, Apple, Adobe and of course Tablets.

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Check out this Photoshop Sneak Peek: Image Deblurring [VIDEO]

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I saw this video last week during the Adobe MAX conference and couldn’t wait to share it here on my Blog. However I was waiting for the HD version to be available, and just now I saw it on Adobe TV. I can’t wait for this to make it into our Adobe eLearning Suite. photoshop , eLearning Suite , Deblurring. Just when you think what else can Photoshop do in the next version to blow us away, the team once again manages to surprise us.

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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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This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad

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The video below shows Flash content running on iPad Safari browser using Frash –. The keyboard input and video playback are yet to be supported. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Tags: Innovation Mobile Learning Adobe Apple Frash HTML5 ipad IPhone mLearning Mobile

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The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

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During my last year at Adobe, one of the questions I heard over and over, was how could eLearning developers enable learners to consume learning content on their iPads.

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M-Learning With Adobe Captivate and Flash Lite 2 | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact M-Learning With Adobe Captivate and Flash Lite 2 21 08 2006 M-learning is starting to really take off, with more and more attention from developers, platform and application providers, and the mainstream press. Flash Lite 2 is a version of Adobe Flash for delivering animated and interactive applications to mobile devices.

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform


It allows you to add various interactive features such as videos, audio, images, and more to make your eBooks more engaging. Here’s a video to walk you through the Kitaboo ebook creator and how to create a truly interactive ebook using Kitaboo. Adobe Reader Mobile SDK.

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How to Choose the Best SDK for your Custom eBook Platform


It allows you to add various interactive features such as videos, audio, images, and more to make your eBooks more engaging. Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. Below is the list of features offered by Adobe’s Reader Mobile SDK-.

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

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Flash was never supported on iOS devices, nor is it supported on Android devices, and this year, Google announced that YouTube would stop serving its videos using the Flash plugin for anyone visiting the site using a modern browser. YouTube is now solely using HTML5 to serve videos.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for ePublishing?


Developed by Adobe Systems, the two-dimensional layout of a PDF file allows it to work independently on some operating systems and software. Rich Media – ePUB is better in terms of rich media like video, hyperlinks, and maps which make for a far richer reading experience.

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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.

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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.

10 Things I Love about

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When I worked at Adobe and we announced, I was so excited with all the free Cloud services included, and it also meant that I could leverage the story in promoting my apps because of some of the integration between them that we had built. Videos work on iPad and iPhone.

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The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

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For all the mind-boggling stats we read about the video revolution, like how we are publishing video to YouTube at the rate of 72 hours every minute, and consuming over 3 billion hours of video each month, as well as other stats you can see here , video as a medium hasn’t really evolved.

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. I will be posting a video on this in the coming days.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for e-Publishing?


Developed by Adobe Systems, the two-dimensional layout of a PDF file allows it to work independently on some operating systems and software. Multi-Dimensional – PDF allows you to integrate various types of content including graphics, images, and videos without altering or changing the format of the document. Rich Media – ePUB is better in terms of rich media like video, hyperlinks, and maps which make for a far richer reading experience.

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Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

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This inaugural “Generation 2” blog posting comes on the heels of a tectonic shift in the mobile learning authoring tool wars…namely, the availability last week of Adobe Captivate 8 officially unveiled on May 20, 2014 in company press releases. And Cp8 is competitively priced as well costing less than $20/month via Adobe’s Creative Cloud services. So, congrats to Adobe for a job well done – a long, long time in coming but nicely executed in the end.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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Adobe Edge Animate. Looking to develop interactive training and support videos, flawless screen capturing for tutorials, etc.? You can create interactive videos with clickable links, table of contents, search, embed quizzes and it supports both Flash and HTML5.

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7 razones por las que Articulate Storyline cambiará radicalmente el aprendizaje electrónico y móvil

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Siempre he admirado a Articulate, incluso cuando trabajaba para Adobe como evangelista de productos como Captivate y también, eLearning Suite. En los próximos días, compartiré un video enseñando estas funcionalidades.

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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.

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Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

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Looking back, perhaps I should have done this right after leaving Adobe. Here’s a short video: [link]. They also have a mobile App called Fuse, that can allow you to record video on the go and then import it into Camtasia to supplement your projects. Kudos to Adobe!

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Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020


The short bursts of information can be in the form of text, videos, animation or even audio. Since Adobe decided to put an end to Flash, HTML5 has taken over its place. Enterprises are leaving no stone unturned in order to create an efficient workforce. Today’s workforce is competitive. They are goal-oriented and self-motivated. But channeling their energy towards productivity requires some effort from your side as well.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

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Watch this amazing video. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS, Captivate Version 6, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Edge are some of the tools that promise ‘quick fix’ solutions to converting your existing eLearning for tablets. A number of Rapid Authoring tools, like Adobe Captivate 5.5

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The State of Rapid Development Tools for Mobile Learning: Webinar Recording Now Available

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The recording is roughly 64 minutes and here is what you can expect as you watch the video below: We started with an overview of the current state of mobile in general.

5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

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Since leaving Adobe , I have been expanding my horizons by exploring other eLearning tools, especially as I begin posting reviews of various Rapid eLearning tools here on my Blog. As a Former Adobe Evangelist, I have always been surprised how few people asked me this question, especially during press briefings. So there you go, this post is all from my past experience as an Adobe Evangelist and based on what I have observed and experienced first hand.

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Commercial Mobile Learning Content Examined

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The content includes presentation skills techniques with supporting graphics, audio, and video; hundreds of quick tips accessible by shaking the device; a checklist feature to capture and email any content for later review; notes capability; practice exercises; and knowledge check quizzes.

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Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

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Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. Apart from working with the above tools, we have been recently experimenting with Adobe Edge and results look quite promising.

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The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview

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If you don’t have a Mac or just want to see how iBooks Author works and what it takes to create interactive eBooks, I posted a hands-on video yesterday HERE. Articulate, Adobe, Camtasia, Lectora) implement the way iBooks Author ‘Previews’ content on iPad.

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7 Microinteractions You will Love in the new Articulate Studio 13 [Review]

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Take the ‘Actors’ feature in Adobe Captivate for example, they are simply static images that you add just like any other image. The product includes a number of ease-to-use features to enhance your final video. The New Articulate Studio ’13.

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