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.

Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming?

Adobe Captivate

Hi, Are there any standard suggestions for max file sizes for html5 projects? I have a lot of audio in my project and Im not sure if I will have loading issues. My end user will be streaming on a moderately high speed connection (colleges across the US). I have around 40 mp3 files totaling around 40 MB. Does all assets load before the project will begin to play or is it some sort of progressive streaming?

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Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream

Adobe Captivate

Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream. Progressive Download vs Streaming Download. 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. The video won’t play until the whole video file is loaded. •

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

In January we posted about image file types. While there is 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. It gives you much smaller files sizes with minimal quality loss. Containers (are file extensions). Audio actually uses it’s own codecs.

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

Gyrus

The only thing that will make it right is when you see that constant stream of cool clear water. In web based training, your job is to keep the WBT streaming; to ensure the learner gets her WBT course. 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. In fact, most LMS’s have a maximum file restrictor built in.

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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.

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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How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Make sure the audio and visuals work together. Instead, the audio and visual elements should complement each other, enhancing the learning experience and improving the learner’s grasp of the topic. Make sure the audio quality is excellent.

Size of Captivate Files

Tony Karrer

In reference to my article Captivate File Size Tricks for Software Training via Simulations , I was just asked: I was hoping you could answer a real easy question for me? For an enterprise wide LMS system, would a Captivate movie (file) that is 1.5mb or less too big? I think this file size is micro, and that for real good elearning a file size of 40+mb is getting to a threshold. MB file. I would with a 40MB file.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

All these resources can be offered in the following content formats: PDFs : This format is rather common but requires that publishers reduce file size. MP4 : This is a digital multimedia file format that is widely used to stream videos online. It uses advanced video and audio coding, compressing files while retaining high quality. . MP3 : This is a digital audio file format that compresses audio while maintaining high quality sound.

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. 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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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. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. 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. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. 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. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. 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. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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

Tony Karrer

Flash files are very consistent in their playback. Better "Streaming" In general, the Flash video format is very good at playing as it streams down additional content. 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.

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. 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. It is imperative to use compatible file formats that load faster. Avoid the need for online streaming.

ScobleShow: Joe Kraus of Jotspot and vlogging key learnings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

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. 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.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

Create a weekly live stream. But even if you don’t have a live stream, you can still follow our video content strategy. A live stream video is just one example, but you can use this same method for nearly any video you make. I’m a big fan of the Audio-First Workflow.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. Don’t forget the audio! Clear audio and proper video length are important.

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.

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.