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Mastering Adobe Captivate 7 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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Shooting your first movie

It is time to have your first hands-on experience of an actual recording session. Shooting a movie is a four-step process:

  1. Preparing the application to shoot.
  2. Rehearsing the scenario.
  3. Shooting the movie.
  4. Previewing the rushes.

Let's review these four steps one by one.

Preparing the application to shoot

For this exercise, the application you will use is Adobe Media Encoder CS6. This application is used to convert virtually any type of video files to Flash video and HTML5 video. Adobe Media Encoder (AME) is part of the standard Captivate package. So, if you have Captivate (even the trial version), you also have AME.

You will now reset the Captivate workspace and open AME by performing the following steps:

  1. Open Captivate. If Captivate ...

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