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

Aptara

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. Frequent updates to Flash Player, and increases in its usage provided hackers with an opportunity to exploit the security vulnerability of Flash and to hack systems.

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

Hurix Digital

Further, some of the most popular internet browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have blocked Adobe Flash technology for speed and security reasons.

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Modern browsers like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and eventually Internet Explorer all became equipped to provide the powerful features associated with Flash, such as animation, scripting and video playback. Browsers have a bit of work to do on playback over poor internet connections (and I’d also criticise the feature-incomplete players embedded in the browsers). It’s certainly helpful that SCORM and Tin Can modules can be rendered using HTML5 as an alternative.

Microsoft Viva – The Answers you are Seeking

eLearning 24-7

Netscape was the dominant player, and while there were a couple of other browsers, everyone I knew used Netscape, and only used AOL when they could get 30 days free – (The CD). IE though retained its dominance of usage, even with Firefox.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

LearnWorlds’ Interactive Video Player. LearnWorlds is the only course-platform that comes with a built-in interactive video player. The player adds a layer of interactivity on top of the videos with an easy-to-use editor. It is essentially a web-based free photoshop alternative. At first you may choose the ones that you can afford and then as your audience and your work grows, you can upgrade to something better. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.