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You can do full motion fully narrated demos from Captivate, too, though.
But you're right about the scaling.
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Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 8:16 AM
To: Cardimon, Craig
Subject: Re: Camtasia vs Captivate vs Wink
For me, the answer here is "it depends".
If I am wanting a full motion fully narrated demonstration, I'm using
Camtasia. If I'm wanting something interactive, where my viewer may
click and/or type to perform a simulation, I'm using Captivate. Another
thing to consider is the area you need to capture. If I have no choice
but full screen, Camtasia seems to do a better job as its approach tends
to be "Capture as large as you can, then reduce the size to what you
want when you publish.". And it seems to scale things wonderfully so
there isn't much loss of clarity. But with Captivate you don't want to
take this approach as any scaling afterward will have a negative impact
on what you see. The extent to which things degrade will depend on how
much scaling is done.
If I'm on a severe budget where I cannot spend any money, Wink is my app
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