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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
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Creating an FLV video for using in your course

There are some video formats that do not convert to .flv, while others do. So, even though they appear in the import video dialog box, that doesn't guarantee that your video will import well.

Getting ready

You'll need a short video that you can convert. Any of the standard video formats will work. The longer the video, the longer it will take to convert.

How to do it…

To create an FLV video perform the following steps:

  1. When you open Video Encoder, the opening screen will provide you with three options—Import a video file, Record your webcam, or Open a recent video. We're going to select Import a video file. For simplicity sake, I'm going to use the wildlife sample video that comes with Windows.

  2. Clicking on Import a video file will open a standard Windows open file dialog box. Locate the video you want to import, select it, and click on the Open button. This will automatically open the Video Encoder screen, as follows:

  3. You can check your video by playing...