But I do e-learning development and the tool I am using most often these days is Adobe Captivate. I still leverage PowerPoint whenever I can. For example, I use PowerPoint to create transparent PNGs (see my post from another blog) that I can use in my Captivate projects. I also take photos and enhance them using picture styles and effects. Just about any thing you do in Powerpoint, you can either export in PNG format or take a screen shot of it. I've even seen developers take screen videos of PowerPoint animations.
A lot of learning content already exists in PowerPoint. For example, many of my projects start off with a PowerPoint slide deck that was either a storyboard or a presentation used by face-to-face instructors. Captivate can be used to import PowerPoint presentations (see my post from another blog) saving you the work of cutting and pasting or redeveloping parts of the training. I would never recommend using the slides from a face-to-face presentation as e-learning. However, you can import pieces of it such as backgrounds, icons, charts, infographics, or animations to integrate into your e-learning module.
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