Adobe Systems has released a new content-authoring system eLearning Suite and the new version of Technical Communication Suite, a software for authoring, reviewing, managing, and publishing technical information and training content across multiple channels.
The new eLearning Suite is aimed at learning professionals, educators and trainers to create rich learning experiences that can be delivered via the web, desktop, mobile devices and learning management systems. It is expected to improve productivity by integrating a new version of Adobe Captivate, Flash CS4, Dreamweaver CS4, Photoshop CS4 Extended, Acrobat Pro, Presenter 7, Soundbooth CS4, Bridge CS4, Device Central CS4; as well as eLearning extensions for Adobe Flash CS4 and Adobe Dreamweaver CS4.
The eLearning suite includes new features such as single SWF file publishing, text-to-speech conversion, a drawing toolbar for simple graphics, enhanced project templates, and round-trip Microsoft PowerPoint workflows.
Naresh Gupta, senior vice president of the print and publishing business unit at Adobe, said: The new Adobe eLearning Suite is a unique and highly integrated set of tools designed to help professionals author, enrich, review and publish rich eLearning content all within one environment.
Technical Communication Suite 2 software enables technical communicators to create documentation, training materials and web-enabled user assistance containing both traditional text and 3D designs along with rich media, including Adobe Flash Player compatible video, AVI, MP3 and SWF file support.
Communication Suite includes, Adobe FrameMaker 9, Adobe RoboHelp 8, Adobe Captivate 4, and Photoshop CS4, Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended and Adobe Presenter 7.
Sanjeev Gadre, director of marketing, print and publishing at Adobe, said: With the Technical Communication Suite 2, Adobe answers the needs of technical communicators for increased productivity and integration between FrameMaker, RoboHelp and Captivate