How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker. It can be hard to know where to start when trying to reduce file size. Below we’ve put together some helpful information to get you started on your file reduction journey! Audio.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Here's how to embed TrueType fonts in a PowerPoint presentation: From the PowerPoint ribbon, choose File > Options. From the Preserve fidelity when sharing this presentation: area , select (check)  Embed fonts in the file.   Choose the option under Embed fonts in the file that applies best to your situation. Reusing PowerPoint Animations and Audio In a Captivate Project. Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning PowerPoint

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Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Containers (file extensions).

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.

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 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

Trivantis

Try using the Smart Art tool in Microsoft Office to create a quick flow chart that helps you visualize which topics are connected and how to order your course. 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.

How to Solve PowerPoint’s 3 Biggest Problems With Presentations

Mindflash

How do I add a background audio track to my PowerPoint? First things first: PowerPoint supports a wide variety of multi-media files, but it’s not uncommon to encounter a file type that doesn’t play well with PowerPoint. How do I add a background audio track to my PowerPoint? Like video, audio files in PowerPoint can be linked OR embedded. By default, only.wav sound files under 100 KB each are automatically embedded in the presentation file.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

Microsoft Office’s vehicle for presentations, PowerPoint, is the de facto standard. 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. However, if you need to track all the interactions with the content, converting your PowerPoints into SCORM files is the best option – especially when SCORM can also include multiple types of media, such as video and audio.

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mLearning Content Types - Level 5: Courseware

mLearning Trends

Level 5 Content Types The CellCast Solution supports the delivery of content and courseware in both Microsoft PowerPoint® and simple as well as complex HTML formats. The CellCast Solution facilitates the use of animations, transitions and embedded audio in the presentations which, if used effectively, can deliver a highly engaging learning experience.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. 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?

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ScobleShow: Joe Kraus of Jotspot and vlogging key learnings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've been keeping up with Scobleizer for about a year and so it was about time to check out what took him away from Microsoft. If you don't have compelling images or creative editing skills then simply stick with audio. Video makes for a HUGE file size even if it is streaming, so make it worth the wait. On my flight to San Francisco I watched the ScobleShow for the first time on my iPod.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Rebuilding in Microsoft PowerPoint. If you do not have the source files for the course, or the course was built with obsolete software, recording the content as a video is a decent option. Here’s how: Open a blank PowerPoint file. Building in Microsoft PowerPoint.

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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10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

Just note to watch files sizes as while Imgur’s newer gifv format has a lower file-size it’s still fundamentally mp4 video in a different software ‘wrapper.’ Technology that provides extra information about museum exhibits has moved on considerably since the recorded, audio tour. Distributing bite-sized, cloud-based microlessons to an entire workforce takes seconds and the portable power means effective, interactive microlearning is easily achievable.

Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers Explained

TechSmith Camtasia

It is necessary to understand the different video file formats to ensure that the video is produced in the best format and quality for its intended purpose, hosting location, and audience. Let’s first begin by talking about codecs, which deal with compressing your file. In order to compress a video, your file must also have a corresponding codec. However, be aware that the higher the bit rate, the larger the file size.