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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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2012 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • To apply the knowledge acquired in this course, the participant will need at least the trial version of Adobe Captivate

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

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

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.



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.


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.


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


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

Section 2: Recording the Screen for Software Simulations

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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.



Screen Recording 09 Training Sim

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Instructor Biography

RJ Jacquez, 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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