How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Many devices do not support Flash websites. A Flash-based website affects your search rankings.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Enter HTML5 !

Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. There are a host of tools, software, programming languages available to developers to choose from, but when it comes to creating interactive online learning solutions, the choice usually narrows down to two alternatives – Adobe Flash and HTML5. Also, with Flash slated to be discontinued by the end of 2020, there is an urgent need to convert Flash-based content to HTML5.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Why Convert to HTML5?

What I Would Like to Say About HTML5 and Flash

eLearning Cyclops

There has been plenty of buzz about HTML5 and it being a "Flash killer." I think HTML5 has great potential and will be a welcomed improvement to the web, but it is still in its infancy and does not show any signs of being able to compete with Flash anytime time soon. I think some of the confusion comes from the fact that it currently has the ability of embedding video and audio, which makes it a viable alternative regarding those commonly used features.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

The trouble is that most tablets and phones don’t support Flash, which makes Flash-based eLearning content virtually obsolete. Luckily, HTML5 offers a versatile multi-platform alternative. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience. Converting eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals.

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash has been a productive tool for authoring these courses. But, it suffered from the drawback that OS platforms of latest handheld devices don’t extend support for Flash. HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets. The advantages of using HTML5 In eLearningcourses are numerous and have been enumerated below for your ready reference.

Using the Pros and Cons of HTML5 to Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning. Pros of HTML5 – How They Support E-learning. If you are planning for a ‘light’ version of online courses without heavy graphics and videos, HTML5 is the best option. Confused about Flash, HTML5, and the conversion? Learning Technology HTML

An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. Despite its abilities, Adobe Flash suffers a major limitation – incompatibility with most modern mobile platforms. The technology-enabled learning development community soon found the solution – HTML5, the latest web technology paradigm. HTML5 runs smoothly on all devices, including the latest mobiles.

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

Flash, the software that helped to bring online video, animations, audio, and interactivity to the Internet is coming to an end. By the end of 2020, Adobe Systems will no longer support, improve or distribute its Flash Player. For starters, Flash is known to be riddled with security vulnerabilities, lacks the proper design for mobile device support, and has frustrated some of the biggest companies in the tech industry.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5. The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5.

When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

Or, you can use audio using a recorded narration or text-to-speech technology. It is as if the learner is actually clicking in the system, but it includes text and/or audio to tell the learner what to do. This is by far the best way to use a simulation in an eLearning course to teach the user navigation, because it includes click-by-click instructions either by text or audio. Simulations vs. Other Alternatives. do they have Flash capability)? By Dean Hawkinson.

HTML5 offers best solution for multichannel content delivery

Aptara

HTML5 offers best solution for multichannel content delivery. HTML5 advantages. There are many advantages to using HTML5 conversion, rather than a native app, to distribute digital content through mobile applications whether it is business PDF documents, eBooks or another type of material. HTML5 renders content across all digital devices. TechArk Solutions recently highlighted some of the reasons why HTML5 gives businesses a competitive edge.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android). Adobe Ending Support for Flash Player by 2020.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

audio/video, full text search, WebDAV support to drag and drop files for sharing, document sharing, notification and messaging support including email, SMS and portal. video, Flash (.flv), flv), HTML5, docs, pdf, etc. While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

Alternatively, there are also a variety of ready-made theme-based templates available that can be utilized. With Storyline’s extraordinary multimedia support , developers can add Flash interactions, import video (in all popular formats), import audio or record it right in Storyline.—without Images and text can be synchronized with audio or video to create a ‘WOW’ effect. In Storyline, Closed Captioning or the audio transcripts are not available on slides.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

An alternative to custom content is library content. . Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). Flash. Flash is a multimedia software platform used to create animated and interactive web content and web applications. . Micro-learning can be videos, animations, audio files, or e-learning.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena. But it’s high time that content designers shunned the legacy approach and embraced HTML5 – the smarter and faster way to render engaging content such as animations and videos to a whole range of mobile devices. companies implemented HTML5 on their corporate websites.

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The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

That means I need to account for Flash compatibility. Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Other formats that should be considered in terms of cross-platform compatability include audio (which I suggest is best delivered as mp3) and video (which I suggest is best delivered as mp4).

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5 Features of a Responsive Design eLearning Authoring Tool

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Responsive design is supported ‘behind the scenes’ by HTML5, the code used to design web pages. 2) Responsive Design is Supported by HTML5. Responsive design is made possible because of HTML5 , also known as Hypertext Markup Language. HTML5 is essentially responsible for the way a page runs. It allows elements like audio, video, and navigation to work smoothly, without requiring extra plugins like Flash. The latest browsers support HTML5.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Using a multimedia computer, they were able to utilize video, audio, graphics and animation programs so that they can better interact with the computer''s interface. 2005: The Rise of Flash Video. In 2005, Adobe bought Macromedia and transformed it into Adobe Flash. Developers who worked with it discovered just how flexible Flash is.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

Custom alternatives are abundant, and we won’t be throwing many names around here. The same applies to audio and video. The more feature-packed the deck, the more difficult to export your content as video, Flash or HTML5. PowerPoint in HTML5 and other perks. For example, you can easily record and sync video and audio narrations and link them up with slides and animations. With such an add-on you are free to share your slides as video, HTML5 or Flash.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate. Functions such as ALT Text/Text Alternatives , Tab Order , Captioning , Skip navigations make it easy to provide a variety of keyboard shortcuts for your simulations. Related Posts Adobe Captivate9 Assets Library 10 Plus Ways to Import Audio in Adobe Captivate 9 Adobe Captivate 9: A Few Limitations of a Good Rapid Authoring Tool.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

To understand this, let’s look at the workflow of a typical rapid development process : Day 1 : Client provides the inputs and source materials, often called the Storyboard(along with detailed notes to developers), and audio recordings and animations to the project manager. Day 3-6 :The development team works on the graphics, animations, and synchronizes audio files with the course content, using the storyboard as the blueprint.

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

There are many alternatives to Captivate’s Video Demo. Presenter Video Xpress is an alternative, but I find the editor much too limited. Camtasia (probably the best tool for this goal) and Snagit are also alternatives, but there are a lot more available. For that reason, normally only one workflow will be presented without any alternatives, nor explanation of the reasons of the used steps. Those are SWF-based but will be converted to MP4 when publishing to HTML5.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

These were not characters that rarely moved, rather you could position them all over the screen, place them in the background and even record audio as part of the output. Not only was it doing the new “avatar” experience, similar to Storyline, but when you recorded your audio, they claimed it would synch up to the character’s lips – that is right, real synchronization. . Simply put, one vendor has over 200 Flash-based templates in their product.

Basic tools for e-learning students

eFront

Modern LMS platforms take advantage of the latest HTML5 offerings, from CSS3 to WebGL. The most popular one, used in numerous LMS systems to provide functionality such as built-in video chat or collaborative whiteboards, is Adobe’s Flash, with (Oracle’s) Java coming in a distant second. We suggest you avoid the legacy FTP protocol, though, and use its secure alternatives SFTP and SCP, instead.

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Build eLearning Courses with Materials You Already Have

LearnUpon

Audio – Such as Mp3s. Perhaps there are media such as video or audio make your points more understandable. Tip : If you’re about to start creating SCORM content; make sure you’re exporting the content to HTML rather than flash. Soon Flash will be put out to pasture, so to prevent you from creating soon to be defunct course click HTML5 when exporting. During a recent LearnUpon webinar, an attendee asked: What is a course?

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Compliance learning content usually includes online text, audio and videos elements, with a corresponding risk assessment. Flash: Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. That’s one reason why the decline of Flash technology is a concern for many of us working in the eLearning industry.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Some HTML5 quiz makers are built in order to develop online content and may even grade the questions for you, whilst others generate a printable version. Plus offers: Automatically generates alternative versions to reduce cheating. Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word. Include video, audio, images, and formulas in a question.

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LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Apps may then become more about UX than providing an offline alternative. A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. 3) HTML5 v Flash Some browsers (below IE9) don't work with HTML5. Still have clients request stuff in Flash, guiding them away from it. Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects?

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded the ‘Best Alternate Solution’ in the eLearning Guild Solution Fest 2014. We can talk to each other, send audio and video files to each other, and much more.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers. Learnnovators: Our hearty congratulations to you on being awarded the ‘Best Alternate Solution’ in the eLearning Guild Solution Fest 2014. We can talk to each other, send audio and video files to each other, and much more.