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Manager, Virtual Training at Realogy Holdings Corp.
Apr 16 2018

What is most valuable?

Automatic responsive designs allow us to not have to code for any eLearning modules. Also, the naturally cool feel that you can generate from this solution allows us to mock up any website for training purposes.

How has it helped my organization?

It helped us bring in-house what would have otherwise been extremely costly projects. When we are working with limited budget constraints, it is the crafty who get bonuses.

What needs improvement?

* I would love to see a "For Dummies" option. It gets pretty extensive in its level of intricacies and options offered. * I would love a quick widget which walks novices through the process along with descriptive output options.
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Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager at SnapLogic
Jan 18 2013

What is most valuable?

We use Adobe Captivate 5.5 with Adobe Technical Communication Suite 3.5 to produce Technical How-to videos. After an initial ramp up, the product works as well as other products such as Camtasia. If you have Technical Support in your package, call them even for how to do some things. Be patient. Eventually they make sure that they can help you. Save the number in your contacts because it takes… more »

What needs improvement?

Getting started with Captivate has been a struggle for two of us on our team. One just turned to another product because they found the interface, the tutorials, and the help not very useful. I spent almost a whole day trying to work on an issue but the Support Staff person eventually helped me solve the issue.

What other advice do I have?

The following workflow turns out to work for short videos. 1 ) Record the video without narration 2) Add audio using the Text-to-Speech option 3) Use the Text-to-Speech for your final video or use it as a script to narrate yourself or send out for professional treatment.

What is Adobe Captivate?

Adobe Captivate software reimagines the way interactive eLearning is created for a multi-device world. Develop any-screen mobile learning without programming using all-new responsive authoring.
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GAAP Dynamic, Ceresti Health, ThinkBuzan, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Design Goat, meLearning Solutions, The BRITE Initiative, Kineo