How do reduce the size of Captivate movies – Adobe’s suggestions and what I learned

This question always comes up on Captivate courses – especially with clients like mining and construction companies who will have widely dispersed trainees with poor quality  internet connections. Adobe have a comprehensive article “Tips for Optimizing File Size in Captivate 5“, which covers:

  • Full Motion recording preference
  • Audio adjustments
  • Final adjustments before publishing
  • PowerPoint import
  • Other best practices

What I learned from this article

I learned to  “turn off the Include Adobe Connect Metadata option in the project preferences” – to save space if you are not using the resulting output with Adobe Connect. I did not know that!

Go and read the full article at Adobe

Steven