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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

Creating your own webcam video

It may turn out that you want to record your own video of yourself speaking, perhaps as an introduction to a training class, perhaps providing commentary about a product. Recording via webcam has become a very popular way of adding commentary, whether on YouTube or in your own production. Regardless of the reason for wanting a video of yourself to put into a presentation, Articulate Video Encoder provides a way of recording from your webcam and outputting it as an FLV encoded video for Flash.

Getting ready

You'll need Articulate Video Encoder open. Since we will be recording the video, you won't need to have a video open.

How to do it…

To create your own webcam video perform the following steps:

  1. From the Encoder opening screen, click on Record your webcam. This will cause the Record Webcam dialog box to open.


    If you are already in Encoder and want to record, you can access Record Webcam from the round Articulate button in the upper-left corner of the screen...