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Software Simulations with Adobe Captivate 5.5

Skip the traditional class, learn Adobe Captivate at your own pace with RJ Jacquez, former Adobe Captivate Evangelist
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Created by RJ Jacquez
Published 12/2012
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Description: In this self-paced, video-based course you will learn best practices for getting started using Adobe Captivate 5.5, as well as how to get the most out of recording and editing software simulations.

Content: The course includes at least 12 videos and roughly 2 hours of content.

Why take this course? These videos will help you master your skills in developing software simulations in Adobe Captivate.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for beginners and intermediate users of Adobe Captivate
  • This course is intended for Instructional Designers, who need to develop software simulations as part of their eLearning
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of this course, you will be able to use Adobe Captivate more effectively and creatively and master how to develop software simulations in Adobe Captivate.
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  • To apply the knowledge acquired in this course, the participant will need at least the trial version of Adobe Captivate
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Expand All 12 Lectures Collapse All 12 Lectures 02:03:15
4 Lectures 35:21

In this video, you will learn how to work with multiple Captivate projects, as well as learn important keyboard shortcuts and various tips, for navigating around projects faster and more effectively.

Navigating Multiple Projects

In this video, you will learn about how the various workspaces included in Captivate, allow you to customize the User Interface to fit your workflow. You will also learn how to create your own workspaces in Captivate.

Preview 10:08

In this video, you will learn about grouping panels in order to further customize the Adobe Captivate Interface.

Grouping Panels

In this video, you will learn important keyboard shortcuts for quickly previewing your projects inside Captivate, as well as in the Browser.

Previewing Projects
Recording the Screen for Software Simulations
8 Lectures 01:27:54

In this video, you will learn about Web Statistics and screen resolution trends, in order to record at the right size and avoid having to resize your projects in the future.

The Basics of Screen Resolutions before Recording

In this you will learn the basics of recording applications in demo mode for show-me simulations. We will also review what Captivate records automatically.

The Basics of Recording Applications in Demo Mode

In this video, you will learn about targeting a region within an application for recording just what you need in Adobe Captivate.

Application Region Recording

In this video, you will learn the differences between recording an application at an exact size and selecting "screen" and then manually adjusting the size of the recording.

Application vs. Screen Recording

In this video, you will learn tips for preparing multiple applications that will need to be recorded in a single session in order to avoid having to do lots of post editing.

Tips for Recording Multiple Applications

When you record the Screen in Adobe Captivate, the recording takes up the whole project canvas. In this video, you will learn tips for resizing a simulation in order to Brand the top and bottom of any project.

Branding Software Simulations


Screen Recording 08 I Pad Sim

Screen Recording 09 Training Sim
About the Instructor
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Mobile Learning Evangelist | Speaker | Consultant

RJ Jacquez is a Mobile Learning Evangelist, Consultant and Speaker, helping companies Mobilize Learning by making a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning. Also an active Blogger, who writes and Podcasts the Mobile Learning Revolution as it happens. Before that, RJ worked for Adobe Systems, Macromedia and eHelp Corporation as a Worldwide Senior Evangelist for Captivate and eLearning Tools.

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