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.

How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. Google and Microsoft too have announced their intention to disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus bringing the curtains down for Flash. What exactly is Flash? Flash is a multimedia software by Adobe, which is used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications. What is HTML5?

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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 !

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.

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. Enter HTML5!

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

The advent of Hypertext Markup Language 5 (HTML5) is rapidly changing the world’s digital landscape. As HTML5 technology emerges to be the preferred choice for rendering videos online, the world has slowly started bidding goodbye to Adobe Flash. With HTML5 establishing its prowess, we now have a superior and more versatile technology to play videos online without sweating about downloading compatibility issues, or time wastage.

REBUILD with HTML5 – Ensure Cross-Platform Compatibility for Your Converted Flash Courses

CommLab India

How do you convert Flash-based courses when they are developed in obsolete software and you have the raw assets such as graphics and audio? You need to rebuild such courses using authoring tools and publish to HTML5. Learning Technology HTML5Read more about this conversion methodology.

Time to move on e-learning courses from Flash to HTML5

Wizcabin

Well, there’s always a way around it – convert them from Flash to HTML5. It is not a difficult thing to do as all you need is to opt for the right authoring tool , that supports conversation to HTML5. Adobe Flash has over the years been a great software for developers, as they use it to develop e-learning courses. On the other hand, HTML5 is responsive towards all devices and browsers, making it the perfect replacement for Flash.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. What this means is that if your eLearning courses contain Flash animations, they will no longer work. You can still salvage your Flash eLearning content by converting it into HTML5. Adobe Flash was once the trusted tool for creating eLearning content. Besides, Flash was created for the PC era.

Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. Despite all its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most Smartphones and tablets. With the demand for mobile learning increasing by leaps and bounds , the incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices this is a serious disadvantage. HTML5 allows learners access to online learning content on the devices of their choice.

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.

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.

An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. I mentioned this to a Flash developer at lunch today and I could see the frustration in his eyes wondering how he's going to meet the needs of his customers who use iPads. Standardizing these headaches so that web development is more consistant across all web-based devices is the goal of HTML5.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Here are some quick tips for large-scale Flash to HTML5 migration. Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. What this means is that if your eLearning courses contain Flash animations, they will no longer work. You can still salvage your Flash eLearning content by converting it into HTML5. Besides, Flash was created for the PC era.

Online multimedia content in e-learning: Flash vs. HTML5

Matrix

Images, graphics, audio files, videos, interactive presentations, are net superior to just blocks of text — no matter how important the text is. The last few years had witnessed a strong debate over the two technologies that make possible the embedding of multimedia content files in a web page: Flash and HTML5. Apples, aka Flash. Flash is a mature technology that runs well on all browsers, including older versions of Internet Explorer, which some businesses still use.

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion

CommLab India

Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning? Well, you need to convert them to the HTML5 format. The primary reason you should convert your Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format is that these courses cannot be accessed on most mobile devices. You cannot provide offline access to e-learning content, if it is developed in Flash. However, this is not the case with HTML5. But sadly, Flash cannot handle mobile apps.

HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. However, all that changed with the statement of one person – Steve Jobs, who declared in 2010 that iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system would not support the Flash Player. This means that many learners could not access online learning on mobile devices, using the Flash Player.

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.

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

42 Design Square

How much do you have to spend to convert your flash-based courses converted to HTML5? The answer depends on your existing courseware and what you expect your HTML5 courseware to do. 1) REUSING THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: If you don’t see any improvement or new requirement other than HTML5, your instructional design costs will almost be NIL. Collate all previous versions of storyboards and audio recording scripts.

Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter. Why Do You Need to Convert PPTs to SCORM? Converting your course material from PPT format to SCORM packages ensures that it will work on almost every LMS out there.

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

It needs to be converted to a more suitable format such as SCORM using a PPT to SCORM converter. Why Do You Need to Convert PPTs to SCORM? Converting your course material from PPT format to SCORM packages ensures that it will work on almost every LMS out there.

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MP4 – Making Flash-based E-learning Videos Universal

CommLab India

Over the last few years, his organization developed hundreds of e-learning videos in Flash. So, Sean’s boss asked him to make the Flash-based online learning videos accessible on mobile devices. How can e-learning developers make videos developed in Flash mobile-compatible? Those videos need to be converted to the MP4 format. MP4 is a digital container format that can hold audio and video content as well as images and subtitles, in a single file.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

The.swf file, the exported Flash object that plays in the Flash player in your browser, has been my friend for a long time. Indeed, I’ve been using Flash for my web e-learning projects since 2009. That was Flash version 3.0. Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. No doubt, I love Flash. HTML5 or Flash—Which One Has Wider Appeal?

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

5 Eternal eLearning Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time

Adobe Captivate

Flash to HTML5 Conversion. Flash is dead. But, Flash didn’t die all of a sudden. It wasn’t long before Flash was the gold standard of eLearning courses, but that was before eLearning professionals realized the magic of HTML5. HTML5 allowed audio, video, 2D/3D graphics and animation to play without a plug-in. This hastened Flash’s imminent doom. So what about all those Flash courses that were created?

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.

Want to Give Your Legacy E-learning Courses a Make-Over? Think HTML5

CommLab India

Legacy courses are courses developed in Flash, Swishmax, Shift tool, Dreamweaver, HTML and earlier versions of rapid authoring tools, which were prevalent before the advent of HTML5. The drawback these courses had were, they failed to give HTML5 output, thereby making them incompatible to mobile devices. You can revive them with HTML5. Here are the steps to be followed while converting legacy E-Learning courses into HTML5: Gather the source files .

PowerPoint Converter for 2013

bozarthzone

With the 2 nd edition of Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint (updated for PowerPoint 2013) going to press in August I’ve been busy learning PowerPoint 2013 and testing out converter tools. Quick conversion, quick upload with minimal bugs, and fidelity in capturing audio, transitions and animations, including triggers. All of that, compatible with PowerPoint 2013, and with reliable conversion to both Flash and HTML5.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. This blog provides you a step-by-step guide to convert your PowerPoint presentation to an e-learning course – right from organizing the content to uploading the course to a Learning Management System (LMS). Most of these presentations are devoid of audio and interactivity.

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Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

Converting existing eLearning to Tablet Learning can be relatively easy, and with many tablets having display areas similar to desktop PCs, content repurposing is often minimal. Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. This method allows the previously developed Flash animations to be reutilized, leading to sizeable cost-savings. These need to be re-authored in the new version, along with audio syncing.

ID and eLearning Links 10/29/19

Experiencing eLearning

In this post, I share links related to several topics: Converting Flash content to HTML5 Options for instructional design careers An interview on the purpose of Bloom’s taxonomy Why you only need 3 choices in multiple choice questions Change management for software training How being generous builds your credibility as a consultant. Converting Flash to HTML5. tags: e-learning flash html5. tags: e-learning flash html5 scorm.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Audio Recording and Editing. The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). However, just placing the ability to record audio pre or post is not enough. There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Editing Audio. People want to edit their own audio, but here is the thing.

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course. There are tens of thousands of old Flash-based e-learning courses where people no longer have the source files. All they have are published versions of the course and need to convert to HTML5. Grabbing the media like images, video, and audio is usually not as challenging. Use PowerPoint to Transcribe Text for HTML5 E-Learning.

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.

5 Tips to Convert Legacy Courses Into Responsive Courses

CommLab India

Before you start converting the course, make sure you collect all the source files, along with the media and supporting files (FLAs, XML, JavaScript, audio, videos, etc.). And those courses which are developed recently, which are usually developed by learning experts, can be directly dumped into rapid authoring tools and published into HTML5. Start working on the courses which you think are a high priority; low priority courses can be converted later.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Writing an Audio Script. If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. It could easily take you 40 hours or more to prepare an audio script. If you add interactivity (Flash hotspots) to a Camtasia project, you will need to post the lesson to a server to test the interactivity.

Legacy eLearning

CourseArc

For example, Adobe Flash , which was once popular for eLearning content, is now incompatible with most mobile devices, including Android and iOS. Even desktop browsers such as Firefox block Flash content by default and users may struggle to keep Flash up to date. So, what can instructional designers do to convert legacy programs to modern eLearning?

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

This PowerPoint add-in is one of the most used add-ins to rapidly convert PowerPoint presentations to interactive e-learning courses. Its features include: Audio narration. The audio recording feature is so amazing that you can record audio and simultaneously synchronize it with onscreen text. Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM. The presentation can be published to different formats such as HTML5 or Video.