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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By : Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III
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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By: Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III

Overview of this book

More and more companies find they need to build their training courses internally. They are turning to tools like Articulate Studio because it is easy to use and doesn't have a steep learning curve. If you are familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint in any way, you should feel right at home with Articulate Studio."Articulate Studio Cookbook" will get you ready to add Articulate Studio to your enterprise toolkit. This book gives you detailed yet simple steps to complete your training course. By following the clear steps in each chapter, you will gain an understanding of the software but also be able to complete specific tasks and common activities.The good thing about this book is that you can start anywhere and get the information that you need for a specific activity. Cross-references are provided if there is a skill located elsewhere that you need to complete a task.It can be frustrating to pick up a new piece of software and not know where to begin. With Articulate Studio, there is a whole suite of software to work with. You need to know how to work with Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker and Encoder to make great Articulate courses. Then, you'll need to know how to put them all together in a way that makes a professional looking, cohesive and smooth-flowing course. We'll make it easy to follow step by step until you have a professional course."Articulate Studio Cookbook" will help you go from Studio newbie to Studio guru. Dive in and choose your recipe.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Articulate Studio Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers


Articulate can only work with videos that are compatible with Flash. Therefore, all other videos need to be converted to Flash before they can be used in Presenter, Quizmaker, or Engage. To facilitate this, the suite comes with a Video Encoder. This will convert standard video formats into the .flv format for using them with your Articulate presentations.

Clicking on the Articulate Video Encoder icon on your desktop or in your Windows Start menu will open up the Video Encoder startup screen. On this screen, you can select whether you open an existing video that is on your computer or record a video with your webcam. If you have recently used Video Encoder to work on other videos, they will show up on this screen as well, allowing you to select them.

As with most video editing software, Video Encoder doesn't edit the video as you are making changes. Rather, it saves a series of instructions. Then, when you click on the Publish button, it does the actual edit, "rendering" the new...