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.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

Let’s say you are developing a beautiful course on which you’ve spent a lot of time finding just the right images, audio, and video. Some of these photos had a file size of 10MB or higher. Imagine building an e-learning course with dozens of photos this size–the course size would cause all sorts of problems with the students. Optimizing your graphic, audio, and video files will help reduce the size of your e-learning courses.

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Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream

Adobe Captivate

Video files are often large. What that means is 30 full size pictures, a second, are created. If your video is 60 seconds long, then it has 1800 pictures, and that doesn’t even include the larger audio files that comes with them. To accommodate these bigger files Captivate offers two workflows. A progressive download means you are importing the file directly into your project. The video won’t play until the whole video file is loaded. •

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

Infopro Learning

Things like connection speeds will help you determine the technology to use for your m-learning, and also the file size and the type of elements you use. Make bit-sized learning. Know the size and resolution. Wisely choose graphics for your m-learning module based on the device resolution and size. This helps to edit each graphic element separately by changing the shape, size, position and adding color. Choose graphical and audio elements.

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.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

You can use lots of methods to achieve this, including head and shoulder shots of the instructor as well as picture-in-picture if there are other things going on. Make sure the audio and visuals work together. Make sure the audio quality is excellent.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

When we tested out of the LMS, we saw some strange effects but wrote them off: surely the great and powerful LMS would handle the files more seamlessly. Bottom line, the sheer size of the files was too much to handle. Cognitive psychology ran smack into the hard wall of file size. Just by deleting unused items in your library , file size shrinks significantly. Be careful: the audio can become bizarre when cutting certain words—save the original.

4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

It’s a very effective medium that combines the best aspects of audio, picture, and plain ol’ face-to-face teaching. Good Audio Goes a Long Way. Being someone who has dabbled in video myself, bad audio is the bane of my existence. It really doesn’t take much to please me, but when audio doesn’t please me, it really sounds like garbage. File Size Matters.

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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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. This is because encoding is only half the picture. Encoding takes care of the first step in production which is organizing the audio and visual data associated with a video.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. This is because encoding is only half the picture. Encoding takes care of the first step in production which is organizing the audio and visual data associated with a video.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. This is because encoding is only half the picture. Encoding takes care of the first step in production which is organizing the audio and visual data associated with a video.

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

TechSmith Camtasia

Arial at a larger point size tends to work well, but do an experiment and find out what works best for you. Also, if you are sharing finished videos via YouTube, you must make doubly sure that you are not using any pictures, backgrounds, videos, or music scores that may be considered as a copyright violation. Because videos will certainly be compressed to deliver in an optimized file size. Make sure you refer to any charts, pictures, or other visuals in your script.

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.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

This is because of the difference in the screen size, layout of devices and compatibility with the output. It is rightly said that “a picture is worth a thousand words”. Diversity in the screen sizes. Avoid using visuals of large file size, as they cannot be accommodated into the small screens. However, in mobile learning, it must be used intelligently because: File size has to be limited.

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

Learning Visions

Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice. SMES get married to the content and often lose sight of the bigger picture. Intregrate text with graphics – don’t have a picture on one side and the list of items to look at on another side of page.

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Your next employee training techniques are on this list!(Part 1)

eFront

Most recent advances in technology has now brought both online and blended learning into the picture. Most of the time though, lectures also include presentation materials that use multimedia like slides, images, videos, and audio. The usual CBL comes in prepackaged modules (on CDs and DVDs, for example) that have multimedia learning materials consisting of text, audio, and videos; and more recently – virtual reality.

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. Sight Windows users: Right Click the image, select Format Picture (or select Format > Picture from the menu bar), click the Web tab and enter the description in the box labelled Alternative text. Embedded video or audio clips must be captioned.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Most video screen capture software utilities have a number of attributes in common, such as the ability to: film picture-in-picture to capture video from screen and webcam. create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. does not appear to have picture-in-picture recording option. CamStudio is open source, free software, to create AVI videos of all audio and video activity on your screen. built-in help file. recording of computer audio.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

To add videos to your lessons, all you have to do is to drag and drop the video file into the upload box or select it from your computer. While they have a free plan, the assets will include watermarks and you’ll only have a file size upload limit of 2 GB.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

He basically flipped quickly through the pages and stopped occasionally on a pretty picture and usually started flipping again. 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. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010.

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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.

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.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Hopefully you, my brave reader, can get similar value from my scribblings, but I make no apology for the size or the content of this blog post. Light – only a small (less than 100k) addition to the overall Captivate movie size. • AVI etc also easy, but usually much bigger file size. • all file properties save as xml. Combinations of text/audio/images all better. Audio plus supportive text (i.e. Text plus matching audio – redundancy principle.