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Wink

Wink

Wink is a software tool to make presentations and tutorials about using software programs. A Wink presentation will resemble a live walkthrough about how to use the software. The author of the presentation can also add comments and explanations to parts of the presentation to better explain the concepts and usage to the end user.

This software enables users to capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial.

The basic output format of Wink is Flash.

 Wink 1.5

Price
Free to download

Size
2.8MB
License

Freeware

Developer
Satish Kumar S

Website
www.debugmode.com/wiki

System Requirements
GTK 2.4 or higher
libexpat

Support Sites:
Forums, Install Wink for Ubuntu [64 bit]

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Creates highly compressed Flash presentations ideal for using on the web
  • Record voice as you create the tutorial for explaining better
  • Input formats: Capture screenshots from your PC, or use images in BMP/JPG/PNG/TIFF/GIF formats
  • Output formats: Macromedia Flash, Standalone EXE, PDF, PostScript, HTML or any of the above image formats
  • Automatic input-driven capture of screenshots
  • Navigation buttons to move to next/previous/random frames in the presentation, you can use custom bitmaps for these buttons (full transparency/alpha channel support).
  • Callouts and shapes for displaying text explanations. The inbuilt Callout Editor is used to create custom shaped callouts
  • Intuitive drag-n-drop editing of the frame, callout, cursor, navigation buttons and the title elements.
  • Advanced features like templates, cursor editing, palettes, background images, control bars & preloaders for the flash output etc
  • Completely PC and Web ready with exports to PDF, HTML, SWF and formats
  • Innovative compression techniques applied to reduce the filesize of output Flash file. Generated flash file plays in Flash players from version 3 and above
  • Uncompressed output to allow you import the output of Wink into other Flash editors
  • Resize frames
  • Export/import the content of all textboxes and titles in a project
  • Export a Wink project as a PostScript (*.ps) file
  • Play audio tone when capturing screenshots
  • Customize screen capture hotkeys
  • Multilingual support: Works in English, French, German, Italian, Danish, Spanish, Serbian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Simplified/Traditional Chinese

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