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. •

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

This content start point is the course itself and the computer server environment that hosts it. First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course. The size of your course is going to affect everything downstream because it tells you just how much “water” you are trying to pipe down the hose!

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained. And published videos can be uploaded into video streaming servers such as YouTube and Vimeo.    Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. You have two sliders for Video and Audio Quality that ranges from Low to Very High. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained. And published videos can be uploaded into video streaming servers such as YouTube and Vimeo.    Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. You have two sliders for Video and Audio Quality that ranges from Low to Very High. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained. And published videos can be uploaded into video streaming servers such as YouTube and Vimeo.    Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. You have two sliders for Video and Audio Quality that ranges from Low to Very High. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

The Best (WordPress) LMS Hosting

LearnDash

Elearning is content heavy, which include videos, images, audio, and the like. In our particular situation, we needed to have a demo site delivering mock-courses using the LearnDash software – we had to find a hosting services that was capable of handling larger file sizes and active users. Heck, they’ll even transfer your entire site for FREE to their servers (just ask).

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. Worried about published file size? One of my favorite features this time is the new Video import and synch capability in Captivate.

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3 Productivity Tips for Naming Files in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

One of the major differences between Lectora and some other authoring tools is the method used to import and reference images, videos, and other files. Rather than copying them directly into the Lectora AWT file, images are automatically copied into an “images” folder, the audio or video into the “media” folder and other files such as PDFs or DOCs to the “extern” folder. Let me show you three quick file naming tips I prefer: 1. Use Corresponding File Names.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

Flash files are very consistent in their playback. WMV Format, Quicktime and Real either require a streaming server to achieve the effect or do not do as good of a job. Several sources say that the same quality flash video format movie will have a larger file size and require greater bandwidth. From Adobe : Flash video content and MP3s delivered to Flash Player using a normal web server are delivered through progressive download.

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. In both cases, the CellCast Server provides a simplified Content Creation Wizard that assists in uploading and creating needed media-based content. 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.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

TechSmith Camtasia

By escaping their daily grind, they were able to create a product, SQL Search , for use searching SQL Server databases. Anthony makes great use of many of Camtasia Studio's features like multiple audio tracks, PIP, screen recording, zoom & pans, transitions, captions etc. I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week!

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.

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mLearning Content Types - Level 5: Courseware

mLearning Trends

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. We highly recommend that care be taken when including any image, audio, or animation files within a mobile course given different devices handle rich media content in very different ways.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

CDN is a global network of proxy servers deployed in multiple data centers to enable the high availability and high performance of content being viewed by the learner. In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created. Originally used to compress image files, nowadays it’s best known for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video.

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. 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. the ability to export in a wide variety of file types for publishing.

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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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.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

It can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their original size, although some detail is lost in the compression. . If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. Portable Network Graphics is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.

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. • ultimately companies will be able to run their own wave server – behind firewall if they want. all file properties save as xml. Audio plus supportive text (i.e.