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.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

One of the most popular questions coming from our clients in relation to Storyline-authored content is about offline viewing options. Another example is a client who wanted to show off our work on iPad®s during a tradeshow, but wanted to plan for offline delivery in case Wi-Fi was not provided during the event. What does “Offline” mean? As trivial as it seems, the term offline is as prone to misinterpretation as any other concept, so please allow me to define it first.

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Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

app from the App Store, but the benefit is that your interactive videos are playable offline (as opposed to just playing the MP4 video using the iPad’s native player). In this post I took his method of combining Camtasia videos and an iOS app called GoodReader to make them available offline, while still maintaining the interactivity present in the TechSmith Smart Player. But what if you or your viewers want (or need) to view the interactive video offline–on an iPad?

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 HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets.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? Supports offline access.

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.

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

LearnUpon

When creating blended learning, consider how each goal might be best achieved in either an online or offline setting. 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. Conversion to HTML5, Flash, SCORM and other formats.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

True, mobile web app access methods are cheaper to design and deliver in multi-device mobile environments but the feature set still remains limited with respect to things like access to core device features (camera, accelerometer), device security, offline access and experience customization. I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Relevance of gamification for adults Offline access LMS has meant eLearning management system traditionally - now to manage all learning across organisation. Can access content offline via download from Storyline app even if LMS doesn't have offline functionality. How important is offline access of content? 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.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

The trend to mobile has been so rapid since the arrival of the tablet, that implications for design, authoring tools, delivery, security, the LMS and the death or otherwise of Flash are still raging and recurred throughout the sessions. There is general agreement that mobile JIT learning will be delivered in shorter bites, with more intuitive navigation, more video, less text, and of course no Flash. HTML5, CSS3 and jquery are at the heart of the web.

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Mobile Mania – The Latest on M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

If the system shows Flash, then those objects will not appear on your iOS screen. I’ve heard a few vendors tell me you can see it with an alternative mobile browser. The latest spin is that the system is HTML5 design/fully supported/blah blah. I mean if you are doing F2F (ILT) wouldn’t it be awesome for that person to be able to do things even offline and then synch up to push out? . Mobile the final frontier. These are the voyages of mobile learning.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

Many other desktop products have help built into the product so you can view in your browser but be in offline mode. Same with the flash icon. Who is still using flash, BTW? You can’t see it on iOS tablets, smartphones unless you use an alternative browser and no offense, I have yet to see one that does a great job. If you are going to offer Flash as an option, why not HTML5? There are plenty of HTML5 object sites out there.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago. Adobe Captivate can create both legacy flash-based and HTML 5 course designs. You can leverage built-in mobile-friendly templates to create online courses using elements like videos, HTML5, and Text. If you are seeking a cloud-hosted LMS software for your online courses, Talent LMS is a perfect alternative to choose.

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago. Adobe Captivate can create both legacy flash-based and HTML 5 course designs. You can leverage built-in mobile-friendly templates to create online courses using elements like videos, HTML5, and Text. If you are seeking a cloud-hosted LMS software for your online courses, Talent LMS is a perfect alternative to choose.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Flash. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), and video. That’s one reason why the decline of Flash technology, which Adobe will cease to support in 2020, is a concern for anyone working in the eLearning industry. HTML5. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.