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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By : Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III
Book Image

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

Cutting out a specific video segment

Articulate Encoder has some video editing capability included in it. While it doesn't have the capability of stitching video segments together or adding text overlays, it does allow you to trim the video and crop it to zoom in only on a part of the frame.

Getting ready

You'll need to have Video Encoder open, with a video loaded that you can work with. I'm using the same video from the last recipe.

How to do it…

We're going to do both trimming and cropping in this recipe. Perform the following steps to do so:

  1. Play the video through in its entirety, so that you know what it contains. You may want to take some notes of timestamps when events start and scenes change. You can find the time in the first column of the data in the lower-right corner of the screen. A red cursor line on the timeline lets you know where you are in the video as it plays.

  2. Click on the Trim button on the ribbon. The timeline below the video image will change, adding gray bars at the beginning...