Adobe Captivate 5.5: Lowering the Size of Published SWFs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Fortunately, adding interactivity to a lesson does not negatively impact the size of the published SWF. Rather, imported assets such as audio, video and images are the main culprits behind SWF bloat. There are some things that you can do while working in Captivate that may lower the size of the published SWF. However, if you can trim the lesson down to 2-3 minutes of playtime, you'll save on SWF file size. by Kevin Siegel.

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).

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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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10 PPT to SCORM Converters

Ed App

PPT to SCORM converters allows users to input their old PowerPoint files and transform them into more modern, useful SCORM content that is easier to distribute as learning content. All you need to do is upload your PowerPoint files and they will be ready to use as microlessons for your team to enjoy and benefit from. With this program, users can generate either 1 solid small web format file (SWF) or a series of SWF files.

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Captivate Library

Adobe Captivate

Captivate accepts high quality images, animations, FLVs, audio files etc. i.e. Audio, Background, Images, Media and Presentations. How often do you use the same image,audio clip or the same animation in a single project. b] Use resources from another CP file. d] Details about Size, Usage. It's very important to keep an eye on the size of final published swf. Although.swf compresses the data, lesser the size of original project, better it is.