7 Best eBook Converters for Bulk Conversion

Kitaboo

This blog lists down the 7 Best eBook Converters. In an effort to keep up with this ongoing trend, a large number of publishers are streamlining their production by converting their publications into digital books or eBooks. Top 7 eBook Converters for Batch Conversions 1.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

In this post, we’ll explain why a PowerPoint may not be enough for your eLearning needs, and how you can convert your presentations to a more suitable format. For example, a PowerPoint file with a lot of slides becomes bulky in file size – this makes it hard to distribute to large numbers of users. Convert your PowerPoints to a video. Convert your PowerPoints to SCORM. The second option is to convert your presentations to a video.

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How to Compress your eLearning Videos

LearnUpon

Videos files are typically large and bulky resulting in slow upload and download times, not to mention full hard drives. However, there are some simple tactics you can use to reduce the size of your video files. . Why reduce the file size of a video? Storing and managing large video files becomes problematic very quickly. You can resolve this by reducing the file size during video production or by using compression techniques after post-production.

Review: Slidewise

BrightCarbon

From here you can journey through a list of all the assets present in your deck; images, audio, video, embedded objects/chart data and, most importantly to me, FONTS! A break from waving my wand and converting files to XML to remove unwanted guests.

Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

Now you can add video content to your elearning just as easily as you were adding audio previously. In a workflow that mimics the 'audio editing with slide preview' workflow, now in Captivate 5 you can import any video, and synch the Captivate slides or objects on a slide to be in step with the video. 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.

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Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. You can choose from a Standard setting (an optimized compression level designed to keep file size low and still maintain quality) or Custom if you’d like to manually set the quality settings for the different media types. The Optimized for Web Delivery settings use optimized compression levels to keep file size low.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

Trivantis

Badly converted PowerPoint presentation. Use professional audio voiceovers and video tutorials whenever your budget allows and avoid cheesy clip art graphics. Take a look at this helpful post by the ELearning Brothers on decreasing file size without losing image quality. You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day. You’re ready to knock out your next e-Learning course, right? . Not so fast.

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. JPEG: (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Possible to reduce the size and quality of the original image. PICT: Classic Macintosh QuickDraw file.

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5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

So, you are still using the feature in your eLearning development tool that converts the entire PowerPoint content to eLearning. Group images, video, and audio files and text for use in constructing your eLearning course. Watch out for file size limitations, an extremely annoying shortcoming in some eLearning tools. These force you to edit your content (audio and video) into a smaller size, thereby robbing its meaning altogether! How was the audio?

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Step 4: Select your audio. For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. If you are using voice narration for your video, be sure to use a decent microphone to capture your audio. With Camtasia (which is our favorite video editing program), you can import all of your video assets and audio. Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players.

Adobe has posted a demo of Text to Speech in Captivate 4

Steve Howard

I wouldn’t recommend using Text to Speech this way as a habit, at least not for mobile devices, because what it does is embed an actual audio file, rather than converting the text on the fly. The sound and speech quality are both pretty good, and it sounds a lot less ‘roboty’ than your typical text to speech engine, but you may not find the relatively large file size acceptable.

Common Mobile Learning Mistakes to Avoid

Ed App

To avoid pitfalls, always remember the following: Every device has a different screen size. Keep media file size to a minimum. Converting an eLearning course into mobile learning does not mean copy-pasting the content ‘as-is’. Text, resolutions, and features will also vary due to different device sizes. Learners at the airport or the market may be unable to view a video or listen to an audio podcast. Deliver content in bite-size.

Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

These are the default Library folders: Audio : will have all audio clips, whether imported or recorded in Captivate; whenever you edit an existing clip, the original and edit clip will be in this folder. If you import a (compressed)mp3 file it will automatically be converted to a ‘raw’ wav-file which will also be in this folder. It is recommended whenever possible to import a wav file, when published it will be compressed to mp3 by Captivate.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. On the Go – mobile access to documents, files, business presentations regardless of your location – instant access. Free open hard drive space – especially with video hungry files. Think about this – what percentage of your files on your computer are Office type documents? You always have your files, whether or not you have a connection. Converters.

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mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

Level 6 Content Types The CellCast Solution supports media-based content in podcast audio and video formats. Typically the Content Creation Team will either source the appropriate media file, or create it from scratch using a variety of industry standard tools such as Audacity for podcasts or Apple’s Final Cut Pro for videos. However, in cases where capacity on your smartphone plan is measured in gigabytes per month, rich media video/audio content are an ideal choice.

PowerPoint accessibility

Clive on Learning

Although they will probably convert the PowerPoint to Flash and distribute in this way, they also want to make the PowerPoint files available for users who wish to make modifications to the materials. This must be done in Office for Windows, or you must convert it to HTML and add the alt text manually. Embedded video or audio clips must be captioned. Hearing Make sure all audio or video is captioned before you embed it into PowerPoint.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Better than Bullet Points Develop a treatment Apply Richard Mayer’s SOI model Choose graphics with soul, interactions with meaning, and animations that teach Taking an existing classroom course – think about TRANSFORMING it, not converting it. Other tips: Insert photos instead of cutting and pasting them – smaller file sizes! Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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How to Create Animated GIFs for a Process Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Today I’ll show a simple way to convert a video of a process into smaller animated.gifs that you can insert into a slide, article, or process interaction. How to import and convert the video into an animated.gif. Don’t worry about the audio as it will be removed. Animated Gifs: Convert the Video to Gif. There are a number of ways to convert video to animated.gifs. The conversion process is simple: import the video and convert it.

Lectora Basics: How to Use the Resource Manager

Trivantis

As the name implies, the Resource Manager is used to manage all of the resources that you import into a Lectora title, such as image files, video files, audio files, animated GIF files, Flash files, and attached or linked documents, such as PDF files. associated with the AWT file. You can create a unique resource via the Resource Manager and then edit the new resource in-place without having to import and position a new file.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio is open source, free software, to create AVI videos of all audio and video activity on your screen. It can also convert your AVIs to SWFs. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. built-in help file. can add graphics from your local drive for annotating files. recording of computer audio.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

In fact, most people can live with a little bit of grainy video as long as the audio sounds good. So, to start, I would focus on getting an external USB microphone to improve the quality of your audio. Being aware of good audio quality will set you up for great success.

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio. Make sure there are no cars driving by or buzzing from lights – anything that can interfere with the audio signal. Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world. Step 3: Select the part of the video you’d like to convert.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. The crux of the question of course is how can i make playback start right away and keep size small enough that it downloads smoothly on the learners’ computer.

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Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

If the meaning is lost by viewing the video without audio, it’s very likely that the meaning will be lost altogether. To upload video captions in Facebook, you’ll need to use an.srt file. Facebook has a very particular naming scheme for.srt files, so be sure to name your file correctly, or you will not be able to upload. These can be created in a text editor, such as Notepad, although most video editors, like Camtasia, can create captions and export an.srt file.