Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash.

Using the Pros and Cons of HTML5 to Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The Learning industry is talking a lot about HTML5 these days. However, HTML5 has cons along with its much talked about pros. As learning experts, we can use even the cons of HTML5 to benefit e-learning. Pros of HTML5 – How They Support E-learning. If you are planning for a ‘light’ version of online courses without heavy graphics and videos, HTML5 is the best option. Confused about Flash, HTML5, and the conversion? Supports offline access.

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An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond. I mentioned this to a Flash developer at lunch today and I could see the frustration in his eyes wondering how he's going to meet the needs of his customers who use iPads. Standardizing these headaches so that web development is more consistant across all web-based devices is the goal of HTML5.

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion

CommLab India

Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning? Well, you need to convert them to the HTML5 format. The primary reason you should convert your Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format is that these courses cannot be accessed on most mobile devices. You can meet the needs of “multi-device” learners by converting Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format, as the latter is device-agonistic and provides good support to all mobile and desktop computer platforms. .

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash has been a productive tool for authoring these courses. But, it suffered from the drawback that OS platforms of latest handheld devices don’t extend support for Flash. HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets. The advantages of using HTML5 In eLearningcourses are numerous and have been enumerated below for your ready reference.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web.

HTML5 offers best solution for multichannel content delivery

Aptara

HTML5 offers best solution for multichannel content delivery. HTML5 advantages. There are many advantages to using HTML5 conversion, rather than a native app, to distribute digital content through mobile applications whether it is business PDF documents, eBooks or another type of material. HTML5 renders content across all digital devices. TechArk Solutions recently highlighted some of the reasons why HTML5 gives businesses a competitive edge.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) But Flash is not compatible with mobile devices and latest browsers.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

Audio recorder/editor/capture tool. Numerous steps to view in HTML5. “Upload your content to a web server, you just give your learners a link to the story.htm file” – This is to view the course in HTML5 on your iPad. Now if you want to download it for offline viewing on an iPad series device: To do so, you (whomever that may be) allow your learners to download the course. Flash does not work on the iPad series.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

Its features include: Audio narration. The audio recording feature is so amazing that you can record audio and simultaneously synchronize it with onscreen text. Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM. You can also record videos using a webcam to embed them into the presentations, and create your own audio narrations. The presentation can be published to different formats such as HTML5 or Video.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Better HTML5 output: One of the best, most unspoken new features is an optimized HTML5 engine. With the better HTML5 engine, republishing courses using a new version of Storyline may improve crash issues on mobile devices lacking in RAM. Flash vs. HTML5: You can publish to Flash, HTML5, or both (and prioritize either over the other). Does your company want to decrease Flash use and focus on future browsers with HTML5?

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

You can add various interactive elements such as videos, audio, animation, quizzes etc. Provides a responsive HTML5 output and a great analytics system where you can track how users are interacting with the content. Offline use of the platform for authoring may be a limitation .

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions, in the form of animations, videos, audios, and other media can be accessed via web browsers using the corporate Intranet or personal internet. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

mLearning Revolution

I especially like the intuitive gestures included in Draft for placing squares, triangles and circles on slides, as well as more powerful objects, such as text, images, video, audio and web objects, all with a simple finger gesture on the screen. Because Prime uses this HTML5 player, the learning experience is seamless and looks and feels like the same modern player on virtually any device. Most notably, it supports offline course playback and delayed reporting.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Output to HTML5.

It’s the small things that count: microlearning with eFrontPro

eFront

In this sense, microlearning is not very far from flash cards — and in fact a similar approach is often followed. Last, but not least, any of the imported file types that eFrontPro supports (images, video, audio, pdfs, presentations, etc.) Offline. That’s why our programming gurus took advantage of the latest web technologies to allow learners to continue, well, learning with eFrontPro, even when offline. Small is beautiful. We’re hardly the first to notice this.

It’s the small things that count: microlearning with eFrontPro

eFront

In this sense, microlearning is not very far from flash cards — and in fact a similar approach is often followed. Last, but not least, any of the imported file types that eFrontPro supports (images, video, audio, pdfs, presentations, etc.) Offline. That’s why our programming gurus took advantage of the latest web technologies to allow learners to continue, well, learning with eFrontPro, even when offline. Small is beautiful. We’re hardly the first to notice this.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Audio Capabilities. Can embed audio files. Can embed audio in interactions. Can record audio. Can perform basic audio editing. Can store audio files in a library. Can export recorded audio to MP3. Can add links to external audio files. Can perform advanced audio editing. Can insert Flash animations. Can provide closed captioning for audio. Can publish to mobile web (ex: HTML5). Can publish to Flash.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. It pitches that it is a m-learning product because it supports HTML5. It doesn’t output to HTML5, though. #8 SaaS based solution, that offers contractors/developers who create courses for other folks – access to the Flash files. What hurts them though is no HTML5 output, which I hope will change.

Best ePublishing Platforms for Large Publishers

Kitaboo

The key highlight of the platform is its intuitive interface that helps you bring your content to life with various multimedia and interactive assets such as 3D, audio, video, animation, simulation, gamification and more. . Enables secure distribution and offline access.

5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

From simple PowerPoint to e-learning conversions, to the complex Flash to HTML5 conversions, it can handle anything you throw at it. The tool has an option to import PowerPoint decks, and you can add interactivities, assessments, audio, and video, and publish it to HTML5, so that the course can be seamlessly accessible on mobile devices. Legacy courses are those developed using Flash, Dreamweaver or earlier versions of authoring tools. Convert Flash to HTML5.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

If you like having scenarios in your courses, you will this tool, because not only does it come with a scenario builder, but also custom branding with your player, a ribbon style similar to what you see in the Microsoft Office products (which adds a familiarity touch), audio and video narration, screen capture/recording, assessments, interactions such as 3D cube, panoramic zoom, and ebook. My personal favorite feature is the timeline with individual tracks for audio, images and text.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning - Mobile

By using a mobile device as a learning platform, one can leverage its unique features such as camera, audio/ video player & recorder, computing device, eBook reader, GPS, gaming compatibility etc. You can deliver offline as well as online learning elements, performance support and just-in-time information on your learners’ mobile devices and achieve greater learning outcomes. But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility.

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On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

I believe that you can expect some type of voice capability with the actors/avatars as in the ability to either lip synch with the characters via audio tool/recording tool in the product will show up more in 2013. HTML5. Listen you love flash. In 2012, I’ve seen a slow uptake with tools that can output to HTML5. Granted it is just at a base level, but expect more capabilities and power with HTML5.

mEnable your elearning – 6 things to consider when creating tablet compatible courses

eFront

A heavily interactive course that works on a laptop might be slow as molasses on a tablet, while a Flash based animation will not play at all in both iOS and Android. Avoid large videos, images and audio in your mobile content, or try to make its viewing optional, not a prerequisite in studying a course. When designing for the desktop you have the luxury to use all available HTML5 features in the browsers you target, and assume a generic target client machine.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Some HTML5 quiz makers are built in order to develop online content and may even grade the questions for you, whilst others generate a printable version. Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word. Include video, audio, images, and formulas in a question. Conversion to HTML5, Flash, SCORM and other formats.

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Top Ten Timeless Trends in eLearning

TalentLMS

Smaller screens mean two things: Instruction developers need to know HTML5 and they need to break content into “nibble-sized chunks”. TinCan enables learners to collect data online and offline. Flash HTML5 conversion. Enter the magic of HTML5! It can play audio, video, 2D/3D graphics and animation, all without a plug-in. In addition, HTML5 also gives hardware access, offline storage, and supports cloud-based applications.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

Flash objects are not mobile compatible. Learners might access these courses anywhere (might be even in a moving bus or a train) and listening to audio might not be possible in such situations. Allow elements such as quizzes, puzzles, or gamified assessments to reside locally on the device for offline access. Two major technological considerations you cannot miss for the access of mobile learning are HTML5 and Responsive Design.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

When creating blended learning, consider how each goal might be best achieved in either an online or offline setting. Compliance learning content usually includes online text, audio and videos elements, with a corresponding risk assessment. Flash: Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video.

Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

H – HTML5. HTML5 is gaining ground where Flash fails. N – Narration (audio). If onscreen content is the King, audio narration is the Queen. In simple words, what music is to ears, audio narration is to e-learning. Audio narration needs to be done effectively to help learners assimilate the subject matter better. Poor audio narration can disengage learners and impair the quality of the course.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Interestingly, a large portion of LMS vendors have not optimized their products for the iPad/ iPad2 and with the exception of two content authoring tools, HTML5 capabilities, specifically the ability to output a course in HTML5 does not yet exist. I surmise that many of you do this, at least with photographs, whether it be offline (downloaded software) or online. I know of one vendor who gives end users the flash files after building the course.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Flash. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), and video. That’s one reason why the decline of Flash technology, which Adobe will cease to support in 2020, is a concern for anyone working in the eLearning industry. HTML5. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Two cameras for capturing video and audio, 3 megapixel web cam, 5-megapixel LED flash camera. 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, 16GB of flash memory, 512mb of DDR memory, 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 chip or Qualcomm Snapdragon 1-GHz processor or Nvidia 1 GHz Tegra 2 processor. APIs, Open Source, HTML5. Formats by Audio, Video, Image, Publication and Other. Audio – 3GP, MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), AIFF, and WAV.,

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Relevance of gamification for adults Offline access LMS has meant eLearning management system traditionally - now to manage all learning across organisation. Can access content offline via download from Storyline app even if LMS doesn't have offline functionality. How important is offline access of content? Apps may then become more about UX than providing an offline alternative. A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

A UI designed on HTML5 is always mobile responsive. Check the demo on different devices to see how they have implemented the HTML5. For example, you should prefer an HTML5 video instead of the flash format. Many platforms do not support Flash. With unmatched mobile UX, mobile apps can support features like offline mode, which lets users learn even if there is no Internet connection. audio/video editing tools. What is LMS software?

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago. There is a massive collection of effects for videos as well as audio. Adobe Captivate can create both legacy flash-based and HTML 5 course designs. You can leverage built-in mobile-friendly templates to create online courses using elements like videos, HTML5, and Text. The world of teaching and learning is transforming.

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago. There is a massive collection of effects for videos as well as audio. Adobe Captivate can create both legacy flash-based and HTML 5 course designs. You can leverage built-in mobile-friendly templates to create online courses using elements like videos, HTML5, and Text. The world of teaching and learning is transforming.