Tools to help you get started:
|Adobe Acrobat Connect Add-in for Windows or Macintosh allows you to
share your screen and upload files to meetings (for presenters and
|Test your computer to ensure you are set up with all of the tools you need to participate in a meeting. |
| ||Install Adobe FlashPaper. FlashPaper is the "PDF"
equivalent for Connect. PDF's will not work, but FlashPapers will. |
|Connect Pro Meeting Visual Start Guide (PDF) includes
step-by-step instructions for common tasks. Your desktop cheat sheet. |
In this overview video, Alistair Lee of Adobe walks you through a high-level demonstration of the features available to you in Connect Pro Meeting.
Get started with these short tutorials on commonly used features.
If you are going to be hosting a Connect Pro meeting, review this two-page Visual Quick Start Guide that includes step-by-step instructions for the most common tasks. Ideal for use as a desktop reference.
Use the meeting wizard to create your first meeting.
Learn how to use the Connect Pro Add-In for Microsoft Outlook to add Connect Pro meeting information to your Outlook Invites.
Find out what the difference is between hosts, presenters, and participants. Then get an overview of the Connect Pro user interface.
Participating in a meeting
If you have never participated in a Connect Pro meeting before, this is the place to start. In this short demonstration you'll learn how to access a meeting and how to interact with others once you get in.
Intended for someone who has never participated in a Connect Pro meeting before. Review or print out this two-page Visual Quick Start Guide to use as a reference or to get oriented with all you need to know about participating in a Connect Pro meeting.
Manage meeting security and decide who can attend your meetings.
Change a user's role or enable participants to share audio, their webcam, or their screen.
Create new pods or modify, move, or delete existing pods.
Create new layouts or modify, move, or delete existing layouts.
Use the Audio Setup Wizard to configure your computer for sharing VoIP audio.
Once you've set up your computer, share audio using VoIP.
Using the Share Pod to share documents, applications, and whiteboards
Use the Share Pod to upload and present PowerPoint presentations.
Use the Whiteboard to share ideas or collaboratively brainstorm.
Use the Share Pod to share your screen or desktop applications with other meeting attendees.
Remotely control another attendee's desktop.
Understand meeting options that can be used to optimize screensharing performance.
Connect Pro Group Product Manager Guillaume Privat walks you through how to use the Full Screen option in the Share Pod.
Install FlashPaper and publish any printable document in SWF format to be shared with attendees.
Upload and Share FlashPaper documents with meeting attendees.
Share prerecorded video content with meeting attendees.
Share narrated Adobe Presenter presentations in Connect Pro meetings.
Share JPEG and MP3 files. Enhance meeting functionality by using custom applications built using the Collaboration Builder SDK.
Find out how you can share presentations authored in Apple Keynote in Connect Pro.
Using other meeting pods
Use the Note Pod to collaboratively take notes, provide a meeting agenda, or share important information with meeting attendees.
Use the Chat Pod to send messages to other attendees or meeting hosts and presenters.
Use the Q&A Pod to moderate chat or manage questions submitted by attendees.
Use the File Share Pod to exchange files of any type with meeting attendees.
Use the Poll Pod to gather data about meeting attendees or collaboratively make decisions.
Use the Web Links Pod to push web pages to attendee computers.
Sharing desktop video
Share desktop video using a webcam and the Camera and Voice Pod.
Hold a videoconference using Connect Pro.
Learn how to integrate your existing videoconferencing system with Connect Pro.
In this brief tutorial, Jason Parker walks you through the steps for how to use an external webcam with Connect Pro on Mac laptops equipped with iSight webcams.
Learn how to record your meetings.
Find out how to embed a meeting recording on a web page.
Tutorials for intermediate and advanced users
A must-have for all Connect Pro meeting hosts. This two-page document contains troubleshooting information for the most common issues encountered in Connect Pro meetings.
In this in-depth tutorial, Connect Pro Evangelist Peter Ryce shares his favorite best practices for conducting successful meetings.
Learn best practices for using layouts to host effective and efficient online meetings.
Use the Presenter Only Area to help facilitate meetings with multiple presenters and hosts.
Customize your meeting by adding a custom image as the background.
Discover some of the enhancements in Connect Pro 7, Service Pack 1 that make online training and meetings more accessible to disabled users.
Manage the meeting experience for your attendees by using room bandwidth settings.
Extend the reach of your recorded meetings by making them available for viewing on an iPod or iPhone.
Learn how you can use the Connect Pro Exchange to download custom applications and extensions to enhance your meeting experience.
Find out how you can enhance any meeting or web event by creating an interactive lobby or waiting area that attendees can engage with before the meeting or event begins.