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Snap! by Lectora has released Version 1.1, with new rapid e-Learning software features and capabilities.

Snap! by Lectora Version 1.1 is a PowerPoint plug-in that enables developers of all skill levels to create professional e-Learning content, convert it to Flash, and publish it to the Web, Snap! Live, a CD, and CourseMill or any other LMS.

New features include:

  • Branching
  • FLV Support
  • Customizable Messages
  • Media Controller

Watch a video of the new features or learn about the free 30-day trial



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Insert WMA file into PowerPoint

Question: How do I convert a WMA file so it works in PowerPoint? The IT Guy says: You should be able to insert a Windows Media Audio (WMA) file right into PowerPoint, without doing any conversion. You will insert the file as a movie, however. In PowerPoint 97 or 2000 (for Windows), from the Insert menu choose

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