8 eBook Conversion Tools Compatible with Multiple Formats


The digital publishing process usually begins with an eBook conversion tool, because digital books come in various file formats. And before you publish, you have to decide the format you want your final eBook to be available in. It converts one format of eBook to another eBook format.

Benefits of Apple iOS Compatibility with Bigtincan


Since 2015, Bigtincan has been a member of the Apple Mobility Partner Program. Our team worked closely with Apple’s design team to design our platform, ensuring our sales enablement tools run seamlessly with iOS, and has the look and feel of a native iOS application.

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Apple missing the small picture

Clark Quinn

I’ve previously discussed the fight between Apple and Adobe about Flash (e.g. Which Apple is blocking, for interactivity. Apple allows cross-platform media players, whether hyperdocs (c.f. video and audio formats are playable). Now, I understand that Apple’s rabidly focused on the customer experience ( I like the usability), and limiting development to content is a way to essentially guarantee a vibrant experience.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for ePublishing?


Constantly evolving technology and rapid content digitization have completely transformed the epublishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. PDF (Portable Document Format). Best Formats for Publishing eBooks.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: At Long Last. Publish Support for Apple Mobile Devices

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel Anyone who created eLearning lessons using any version of Adobe Captivate older than version 5 is painfully aware that Captivate does not offer publishing options for any of the Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod). It's been a real issue for developers who love Captivate, but are required to create content for the Apple devices, and are therefore forced to use other tools such as Camtasia.

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Apple Announces Textbook Revolution

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This morning Apple held a press event to announce their entry into the world of textbooks. Apples iBooks will sell for no more than $14.99. But the exciting thing is that if you are familiar with Apple apps then it won't take much more than that for you to start writing a fully interactive textbook of your own. But like I said, this is an Apple app and that's just how you do it. From the Apple web site. The accepted 3D format is COLLADA or.dae.

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PDF or ePUB- Which is the Better Format for e-Publishing?


Constantly evolving technology and rapid digitization have completely transformed the e-publishing world today with PDF and ePUB emerging as two of the most common eBook formats used across the industry. But both having their advantages and drawbacks, choosing the right format can be a tough task for publishers. PDF (Portable Document Format). However, to view a PDF format on your computer, you need to install a specialized software, Acrobat Reader.

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Apple announcements point to mobile content future


Apple announcements point to mobile content future. If these devices remain a constantly-on part of individuals' lives, the case for mobile-friendly content distribution formats for products such as eBooks becomes ironclad. Apple's next OS. Apple recently gave some details of its next moves. CBS explained that Apple's new iOS version contains several features that will help users work across their iPhones and home computers, passing data back and forth simply.

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EBook format includes many potential enhancements


EBook format includes many potential enhancements. Talking New Media explained that a change in distribution is making it harder to see what is selling in eBook format. With leading distributors such as Apple allowing titles without numbers into their stores, authors who only work in the electronic space may decline to get ISBN approval. Seeing eBooks as a simple outgrowth of the physical publishing market is now an outdated point of view.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


The most important features of this disruptive technology are its support for: • Mobile devices and platforms that do not support Flash. • More accurate formatting. • More interactive experiences. • Greater Flexibility (than Flash). • Better Performance. • Takes less processing power and (hence battery life). • No plug-in required.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. A few days before the launch of iPad Apple had released a list of ‘iPad ready’ websites having support for HTML5. Clearly Apple is backing HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for developing future web applications.

Prevent Responsive Text Pop-Outs from Appearing

Adobe Captivate

If you copied and pasted this text from a word processor, it may contain unnecessary formatting codes, invisible characters, or extra line breaks that could be causing the pop out text button to appear. Some Adobe Captivate 2017 users are reporting seeing the following icon/button on their published responsive design eLearning projects. The button you are seeing at the bottom of your text container (smart shape or text caption) is actually by design in Adobe Captivate (2017 Release).

The Nightmarish Tale of App Store Zombies

TechSmith Camtasia

million apps in the Apple App Store are zombies. In fact, one in five apps submitted to the Apple App Store is later removed…which adds up to some 350,000 dead apps since the App Store was launched. Instead of pinning all their hopes on getting featured by Apple or Google, savvy developers market their apps both inside and outside the store. Sources: Birth, Life, and Death of an App: A Look at the Apple App Store in July 2014.



The most important features of this disruptive technology are its support for: • Mobile devices and platforms that do not support Flash • More accurate formatting • More interactive experiences • Greater Flexibility (than Flash) • Better Performance • Takes less processing power and (hence battery life) • No plug-in required Most of the authoring tools today (such as Articulate Presenter, Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, Raptivity, etc.)

Podcasting for E-Learning: Digital Audio Basics

The E-Learning Curve

When recording voice-over narration, capture all of your audio at 16 bit, 44.1KHz, in mono using the WAV format in Windows, Au format for Unix-based systems (like Linux), and AIFF for Apple Mac. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development cognition content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast Really exceptional podcasts transmit a sense of "being there."

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

Apple Macintosh Installation instructions (MacOS 9 and OS X): Inside your Applications folder, create a folder called "Audacity" Double-click the downloaded.dmg to mount it Option-drag the whole of the.dmg contents (not the.dmg itself) into the "Audacity" folder you created Double-click Audacity.app inside the Applications folder to launch it Mac OS X version Audacity Version Recommended RAM/processor speed Mac OS X 10.1

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

Don’t double compress videos – use uncompressed or lossless formats when compressing to FLV format. Supported source formats are: asf, avi, dv, mov, mp4, mpg, mpeg, wmv. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). These parameters can then be used to encode videos in target format i.e. FLV, MP4 or F4V.

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What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Thankfully, Adobe Apple fight is not affecting everything). A few of the important features are enhanced ActionScript editor (with improved code hinting, code completion for custom classes, code snippets panel), video preview in FLA, XML-based FLA format etc.

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8 Best eBook Hosting Platforms for Digital Publishing


With KITABOO, you can easily convert your eBook into ePub format. Apple iBooks Store. It is a free self-publishing platform for your eBooks in iBook format. However, you will have to convert it into a different format such as text file, PDF or ePUB. .

10 Mobile Learning Solutions

Ed App

Format quizzes and surveys automatically using the Rapid Refresh easy-to-complete spreadsheet. Where to find: Available on Google Play and Apple App Store. Where to find: Available on Google Play and Apple App Store. Where to find: Available on Google Play and Apple App Store.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. So to get a clear picture, let’s see the various formats supported by Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora 16.

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Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Publishing in Captivate takes your source content and outputs it into a format that can be consumed (viewed) by the learner. Learners using an Apple mobile device such as the iPad, iPod and iPhone (that's millions upon millions of potential learners) cannot use SWF content at all. Learners using an Apple mobile device who attempt to open a SWF are met with a warning that SWFs are not supported.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. To add to this Dailymotion has launched a new R&D platform, dedicated to open source video format and has announced that it would be re-encoding 300,000 videos to Ogg Theora and Vorbis formats.

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Top eReader Platforms for Digital Publishers


Blurb is a great option in the category of ereaders that offer fixed-format eBooks that are sold through Apple’s bookstore and the Blurb Bookstore. Royalties with Blurb are 80% off list price minus Apple’s 30% fee from books sold via the bookstore.

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Then, simply export the file into a PDF format. Adobe InDesign is probably best suited for creating job aids in a PDF format. Keep in mind, however, that if you do use any Flash elements, they will not work on the iPad or any other Apple product. By Dean Hawkinson. If you have been developing eLearning for any period of time, you have probably used several of Adobe’s applications to create engaging and interactive courses.

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MOBI to ePUB Conversion Made Easy with These 7 Converters


Both of these are popular eBook file formats that are used by various eBook readers, including Apple, Kindle, Sony, Google, and more. Related Read: 8 eBook Conversion Tools Compatible with Multiple Formats. Supports multiple formats. A wide range of formats supported.

Best Publishing Platforms for Indie Authors


MOBI format for eBooks, but if you have created your eBook in Word, you can convert it to. iBooks from Apple is the second-largest eBook retailer after Amazon. Another significant advantage of the platform is that they format your eBook for free.

Adobe RoboHelp 10: ePubs Even Easier

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Once you had your ePub, you needed to use a few different processes to both validate the ePub (ePub's will not be accepted by most vendors, such as the Apple iBookstore, unless the ePubs validate) and convert it to the mobi format for use on the Amazon Kindle. To convert to the mobi format, I used a converter found in  Calibre , a free ePub reader.

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This Week on #TalkTech: The Quantitative-Qualitative Divide, Making Training More Effective, and Skeuomorphic Design

Bottom-Line Performance

Not much will change format-wise… we’ll still publish the weekly post here and the topics will still be tweeted by @BLPIndy , but a guest curator (besides yours truly) will pick the topics and be ready to lead the conversation during the chat. Apple's iOS7 breaks away from skeuomorphic design. Everyone is buzzing about the new Apple iOS 7 reveal, and one of the biggest changes is that they’re starting to ditch skeuomorphic design.

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Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. 67% of Adobe Captivate Users have tried the HTML5 format both for mobile and desktop browsers.

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How Can Publishers Benefit From PDF to ePUB Conversion


And while there might be several formats, PDF and ePUB are, by far, the most common of the lot. Authors and publishers typically make use of either format for their eBooks. First, let’s review both the e-publishing formats individually, along with their advantages and disadvantages. Portable Document Format (PDF). In 1993, Adobe Systems launched the Portable Document Format (PDF) for easy document transfer and exchange. Preferred Format By Retailers.

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Why should you change your e-learning courses from flash to html?


For a long time, Flash has been the most prevalent format for e-learning courses. This is why many companies, which have most of their know-how in a Flash format, now face the need to transfer that content to an HTML format, the format that is currently most widely used and compatible with all devices and browsers. . Browsers are going to stop reproducing this format. Courses in a Flash format have been designed for computers.


How To Convert Video Files: Sorensen Squeeze

The eLearning Coach

In this big universe of computers and mobile devices, video format incompatibilities can be a looming problem for multimedia learning professionals. Perhaps you’re wondering how to deal with video for Apple devices. You might not be sure how to convert MOV, MP4 and AVI to FLV. And then there’s the issue of video acronyms that [.] Post from: The eLearning Coach How To Convert Video Files: Sorensen Squeeze. Video

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Unlock Your Hidden Learning Potential With SmartUp!


You can listen on apple podcasts and Spotify ! The SmartUp Content Studio will transform your course and export it in a format that will suit your choice of LMS. .

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Unlock Your Hidden Learning Potential With SmartUp!


You can listen on apple podcasts and Spotify ! The SmartUp Content Studio will transform your course and export it in a format that will suit your choice of LMS. .

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How to Distribute eBooks on Online Platforms


However, before you proceed, you need to understand how to distribute ebooks and format it properly so that it is acceptable on various distribution platforms. There are many different types of formats available for delivering digital content: 1) FLASH: Most digital magazines were originally created in this format; however, it soon fell out of favour due to several security concerns and the fact that many browsers disabled Flash content, thus restricting its usage. format.

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The Adapter’s Advantage Podcast: Episode 20 Featuring David Bauders


Listen and Subscribe Now > Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | TuneIn. SPASIGMA produces binge-worthy content in Hollywood, transforming expert content into today’s modern media formats. Listen and Subscribe Now: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | TuneIn.