After specifying the video settings, click Test Settings to verify whether the custom settings are valid. Some best practices while customizing the video settings: The higher the profile or level, the greater is the chance of reducing the file size. Constant bit rate provides a file with lower size compared to variable bit rate. When you specify a variable bitrate, the encoder decides when to use more bits to maintain good quality.
The file size increases when more bits are used. You may encounter issues while streaming such files as more number of bits can be downloaded to show specific sections of a movie. Adobe Captivate converts your project to an MP4 file at the back end. Click Login. In the Adobe Captivate Video Publisher dialog box, specify the title for the project, and type in a description. In the Tags field, type the tags for the project to optimize your users’ search for the project.
Use commas or semicolons to separate multiple tags. Generally, the tags are the search terms that your users use to search for your project on YouTube. Some examples are the subject of your project, or the key terms in the project, or the title. In the Category list, click a category to which your project belongs. Click one of the following options: To make your project available for everyone who accesses YouTube. To make your project available to only specific set of users.
After uploading the file, log on to YouTube, and provide permissions for such users. For more information, see this website. Click Terms and Conditions, review them, and click Back. Beginning troubleshooting The tasks in this section can help you resolve the most common installation problems. Before performing any of these tasks, back up all personal files. Make sure that the system meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Captivate 4. Adobe Captivate may not run correctly on a system that doesn’t meet the following requirements: Install current Windows service packs and other updates.
Gently wipe the bottom of each DVD from the center outward with a soft, lint-free cloth. If it can’t, examine the DVD caddy or loading tray for dirt, and clean it with a lint-free cloth. Check the knowledgebase for any specific error during installation. If you encounter a specific error message during the installation check the Adobe Installation Support Center for knowledgebase articles on installation errors.
Intermediate troubleshooting If the tasks in the previous section don’t solve the problem, then try the following intermediate troubleshooting tasks. Install Captivate 4 in a simplified mode from the desktop. Software and services that load automatically with Windows for example, virus protection utilities can conflict with the Captivate 4 installer and cause problems in Captivate 4.
To prevent conflict, reinstall Captivate 4 while Windows is in simplified mode and if this doesn’t resolve the issue, try installing and running Captivate 4 on a different computer, or on a different hard drive.
Create a desktop installation point for the Adobe Captivate 4. Create a folder on your desktop named “Adobe Captivate Install”. Start Windows Vista in a simplified mode.
Choose Start, type msconfig in the Search text box, and press Enter. On the Startup tab, click Disable All. Start the Adobe Captivate 4 installer “setup. To re-enable startup items and services: Run the Adobe Captivate 4 installer in a new user account. Create a new user account that has the same permissions as the account that you use when the problem occurs. If the problem doesn’t recur, then the original user account may be damaged.
For instructions on creating a new user account, see “To add a new user to the computer” in Windows Help or contact your system administrator.
Optimize handling of temporary files by Windows Vista. Windows and applications store working data in temporary. Excessive or outdated temporary files can interfere with performance of Windows or applications. Repair and defragment hard disks. Scan the system for viruses.