Publish e-learning presentations in Flash with authorPOINT 3.8

March 14, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
authorPOINT is a rapid e-learning presentation creation tool, which installs within PowerPoint as a toolbar and captures PowerPoint presentations when an instructor is presenting. It comes with the option to embed presenters’ video through a web cam as they present, or integrate video and audio as required.

Presentations created with authorPOINT can be saved in Flash or Windows Media formats. Further, the Flash file can be uploaded to a dedicated server on which provides the presenter with a unique URL to deliver streaming Flash presentations.

authorPOINT 3.8 now offers advanced functionality for tutors and presenters with excellent PowerPoint capture; a new, improved Flash player; and optimized slide-size. The result is a better synchronization of slides in the final video outputs, and very reliable video output.

Interestingly, authorPOINT offers output to Windows Media format also, which is free without any limits in the trial version; this means that if your need is
to convert PowerPoint to Windows Media video format, then you need not pay for this functionality. You can simply download the free trial here:

authorPOINT offers two download options: You can either download and run the “Smart Installer”, which checks your system for installed components, and
downloads only the required ones, or you can download the full package of all required components needed to run authorPOINT.

Enhancements in authorPOINT 3.8:

• Very stable PowerPoint-capture process.
• New Flash player ensures better sync of slides in Flash output.
• Single slider for each slide in the flash player output.
• Size optimization of slides in Flash player output. Scroll option for large slides and center alignment for small slides is now supported.
• Very reliable presentation-to-video build function.
• New improved PowerPoint to flash conversion.

For details regarding system requirements and other information, please refer to technical details available here:

About authorGEN Technologies: Presentation Software for e-learning and services to enable virtual learning communication in online education are the playing fields of authorGEN since 2002.