Cost-effective eLearning authoring tool for Windows/Mac

Activepresenter 6 is considered to be one of the best e-Learning software and authoring tool in the world now. It has all unique features of the most powerful, professional e-learning software that help you create rapid, interactive elearning content.

With the most reasonable price at 299$ – life time/ license, Activepresenter is showing their greatest effort to bring this professional tool to users all over the world. In comparison with the most famous elearning software now such as Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline or Elucidat, Activepresenter is 98% equal to these tool in functions and price is far less than them. Let’s take a look at updated features in Activepresenter 6 now!

Screen Recording features

  • Smart Capture : Capture screen when mouse clicked or key pressed. Each action is captured as a slide which explains in details what the viewer/learner should follow to master the lesson.
  • Full Motion Recording : Record screen as a full motion video and embedded in a slide for further editing with annotations, voice-over, zoom-n-pan, closed captions and animation effects.
  • Microphone & Speakers Recording: Record system audio and audio from microphone simutaneously while recording screen.
  • Smart Annotation: Automatically generate the description from the action and target application and insert to slide properly. This makes the content almost ready to publish for a quick tutorial.
  • Lossless Quality: The video is recorded with the lossless codec to ensure the highest quality (100%) in the overall editing process. H264, MPEG-1,2 lossy codecs are also available.
  • Configurable Hotkeys: Some target applications already registered the common hotkeys. In that case, configurable hotkeys are vital to make a complete recording session.

Video Editing Features

  • Audio & Video Editing: Edit audio and video instantly without quality loss. Supported operations inlcudes: cut, delete, crop, join, split, blur, change volume, insert freeze frame.
  • Shapes: There are dozens of shapes to choose from. Changing the form and hotspot of a shape just by dragging mouse.
  • Style (Color & Effect): Create polished and high quality screencast videos and training simulations with various line/fill/text styles and shadow effects.
  • Interactivity: The flexible event-action mechanism with rich event and action types allows defining different learning scenarios based on viewers’ responses at each step.
  • Quizzes: Create virtually any kind of assessments or surveys by using 9 quiz types.
  • Slide Pool & Randomization: Create professional random quizzes with slide pools & random slides to avoid viewers from remembering and predicting answers.
  • Multiple Media Layers: Insert multiple videos, audios onto a slide.
  • Blur: Hide the sensitive information in video or image with Blur effect
  • Text To Speech: Convert text in any shape/object or closed captions to speech using installed SAPI 5 Text To Speech engines on Windows. Add more voices to make attractive tutorials.
  • Zoom-n-Pan: Guide the viewer to different parts of the screen by using Zoom-n-Pan. This makes a smoother transition when changing focused area.
  • Cursor Path: Emulate the cursor movement with flexible cursor path. Add more visual to cursor path with highlight and click sound.
  • Closed Caption: Provide more information, make audio transcriptions, support for people with disabilities with Closed Caption.
  • Spotlight: Draw viewer/learner attention to a specific region with Spotlight. It is possible to apply shape and style to a Spotlight.
  • Image Editing: Built-in image editor with transparency support allows modifying any image quickly and easily.
  • Transitions & Animations: Attract viewer/learner by applying effects to slides and objects. There are several transition effects to choose from: Fade, Fly, Wipe, and Peak.
  • Backup: Prevent losing data when the power failed or system crashed with backup capabilities.
  • Protection: Protect the project in the shared environment with a secure password.
  • Spell Checker: Ensure the quality of content by using spell checking feature. It is very necessary when working with text.

Output Exporting Features

  • Video Export: Export content to popular video formats including AVI, FLV, WMV, WebM, MP4. Balance between output size and video quality with frame rate, key frame, and quality options.
  • HTML5 Export: Export content to HTML5 Simulation which can run on any modern web browser and device (desktop, tablet, smartphone).
  • SCORM & xAPI: Support SCORM and xAPI, two most popular eLearning specifications which are widely supported by many Learning Management System.
  • Player Skin: There are several templates (player skins) to choose from and each also has more options to customize.
  • Report & Tracking: Even without using LMS, the learner result can be tracked by using HTTP method. The report data is in form of well-known standards such as XML, JSON, CVS,..
  • Document Export: Export to most popular document formats. Further editing with Microsoft Office. Custom layout with Microsoft Word.

(Will be updated when new version is released)

Learn more about Activepresenter here

Final words

People is always telling you that “cheap products can not have good quality” and it seems to be right for most the of the products/ software all over the world with only  1 EXCEPTION that is the software we recommended to you in this topic. We hope you spend time on free trial and purchase it for your work.

All We need from you it voting, sharing this post so that everyone else know about this software. Don’t keep it for yourself only!!!

Good luck!

Original post: https://elearningsupporter.com

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