Workaround for video streaming issues in Captivate
MARCH 31, 2011
Solution: The format of the URI depends on how the FLV or F4V file is nested within the ‘App’ folder on the server. Captivate F4V FLV Streaming videoProblem: Videos do not get streamed in Adobe Captivate projects. Reason: The URIs of the videos are specified incorrectly. The first two sections in this article explain the URI formats when the [.]. How do I.
Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How
NOVEMBER 27, 2016
Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. Wmv, avi, mp4, mpg, mov, asf, flv, and 3gpare some common video formats. You should therefore have a streaming server apart from the normal server for the continuous streaming of videos.
Connection Error in Slide Video
AUGUST 16, 2010
I got a chance to closely analyze many of these specific issues and in all the cases it turned out to be server configuration problems. All you need to do is publish the project and upload the entire publish folder to the server – Some cases just a web server (IIS, Apache etc) and other cases to an LMS. All these has been due to server (web server or LMS) configuration issues. These things help you correct this: Make sure your server allows hosting and downloading FLV / F4V files. If this works then it is time you talk to your LMS vendor.
eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos
DECEMBER 15, 2009
Don’t double compress videos – use uncompressed or lossless formats when compressing to FLV format. Encoding videos to FLV. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). To encode videos into FLV or MP4, the encoder software uses following codecs - H.264, On2 VP6 , and Sorenson Spark.
Video Delivery Types in Captivate
AUGUST 31, 2010
Can be hosted on any Web Server or Flash Media Server (FMS). As you know, Captivate has two different video features : Slide Video and FLV Object (details here ). All you need do is upload the publish folder to the web server of your choice and it should just work. This makes it the easiest and most economical (as you can use your existing web server) delivery mode. For FLV Object , this is available in the property inspector, once you select the object. You can do it this way: Upload the flv / f4v files to your alternate web server.
Now videos can be part of all elearning content!
MAY 7, 2010
Captivate also bundles the Adobe Media Encoder, allowing you to import video in any popular format, and the same is converted into FLV and placed on your slides. Captivate 5 gives you the option to either embed the video in the project, or to stream it from an external Flash streaming server of your choice. This adds a new paradigm in content authoring.
Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real
OCTOBER 16, 2007
I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. WMV Format, Quicktime and Real either require a streaming server to achieve the effect or do not do as good of a job. From Adobe : Flash video content and MP3s delivered to Flash Player using a normal web server are delivered through progressive download. By contrast, audio, video, and data streamed to Flash clients using Flash Media Server are not cached on local client machines. Why has this happened?
CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities
MAY 18, 2010
When I say “web , this means the course sits on your server or if you are using a 3rd party and they are hosting a server for you – it is located there. The course sits in the “server will all its files, etc. Thus, the server would be the same server that you house your CMS, and then you can launch from within the CMS for people to access. flv), HTML5, docs, pdf, etc. They may call it a “learning portal or “training or knowledge portal or whatever. So, what do you do? Get a CMS – Content Management System.