Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. What this means is that if your eLearning courses contain Flash animations, they will no longer work. Besides, Flash was created for the PC era.

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.

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How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. Google and Microsoft too have announced their intention to disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus bringing the curtains down for Flash. What exactly is Flash? Flash is a multimedia software by Adobe, which is used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications. What is HTML5?

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? Learning Technology HTML

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

The advent of Hypertext Markup Language 5 (HTML5) is rapidly changing the world’s digital landscape. As HTML5 technology emerges to be the preferred choice for rendering videos online, the world has slowly started bidding goodbye to Adobe Flash. With HTML5 establishing its prowess, we now have a superior and more versatile technology to play videos online without sweating about downloading compatibility issues, or time wastage.

Quick Tips for Large-Scale Flash to HTML5 Migration

Hurix Digital

Why the rush to convert Flash to HTML5? Here are some quick tips for large-scale Flash to HTML5 migration. Adobe has announced its decision to stop supporting Flash at the end of the year 2020. Adobe Flash was once the trusted tool for creating eLearning content.

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.

The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. Some older courses were built with text only and no audio.

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.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

The.swf file, the exported Flash object that plays in the Flash player in your browser, has been my friend for a long time. Indeed, I’ve been using Flash for my web e-learning projects since 2009. That was Flash version 3.0. Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. No doubt, I love Flash. HTML5 or Flash—Which One Has Wider Appeal?

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. This tool enables you to publish course content directly to flash, but it also supports HTML5 conversion. The post Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools appeared first on.

HTML5 – The Technology that Eases Rapid E-learning Development

CommLab India

HTML5 is a system for annotating, presenting, and structuring content on the World Wide Web. With its inbuilt capability to play audio and video, there is no need for additional plugin elements. Even in the absence of Internet, HTML5 has a very good functionality. As more and more e-learning tools and platforms adopt HTML5 elements, we will see an overall consistency in terms of performance. You can effortlessly embed audio, video, and any other graphical elements.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Audio Recording and Editing. The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). However, just placing the ability to record audio pre or post is not enough. There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Editing Audio. People want to edit their own audio, but here is the thing.

5 Eternal eLearning Trends That Have Stood the Test of Time

Adobe Captivate

APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). Basically these programs have built-in instructions for applications to talk to each other, so that the content is compatible and platform-independent. Flash to HTML5 Conversion. Flash is dead. But, Flash didn’t die all of a sudden. It wasn’t long before Flash was the gold standard of eLearning courses, but that was before eLearning professionals realized the magic of HTML5.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This page has all you need to know to on how to rapidly republish or recreate your courses to adapt to the imminent end of Flash at the end of 2020. What is happening to legacy Flash eLearning content?

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.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

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

CommLab India

As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. 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 files (.swf) Flash fails in flexibility.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Using Camtasia, you can add callouts, images, audio, Flash hotspots, animations, and even a quiz.).            As with Camtasia, you'll use the Presenter tools to add audio, images, videos, and a quiz. We've teamed up with  ASTD  and offer a  live, full-day class  on that program too.

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

These courses, can, therefore, help organizations save money, time and resources when training new recruits, improving compliance or implementing employee skill upgradation programs. It is important to understand your online course requirements and a few things about eLearning development tools, what they are, what they do and how they interact with other programs. First, what is the course customization that you require within the confines of your training program? Overview.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

A few years ago it made sense because most of the options required programming skills; thus having tools that took this away made development “rapid.” However, many of the tools, like Storyline, have become more sophisticated and replaced traditional programming. Another challenge is that many building courses today have limited technical and programming skills. Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Tom: Our goal is to craft the best HTML5 output for course authoring.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

A few years ago it made sense because most of the options required programming skills; thus having tools that took this away made development “rapid.” However, many of the tools, like Storyline, have become more sophisticated and replaced traditional programming. Another challenge is that many building courses today have limited technical and programming skills. Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Tom: Our goal is to craft the best HTML5 output for course authoring.

Legacy eLearning

CourseArc

For example, Adobe Flash , which was once popular for eLearning content, is now incompatible with most mobile devices, including Android and iOS. Even desktop browsers such as Firefox block Flash content by default and users may struggle to keep Flash up to date. Most of these tools force developers to be dependent on a specific vendor or program. So, what can instructional designers do to convert legacy programs to modern eLearning?

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

In the early 1990s, the industry was largely dominated by PC-based applications that required programming to “author” computer-based training (CBT). While powerful for their time, these tools were not easy to use, requiring complex programming skills. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training

G-Cube

So, it is crucial for organizations to select the right kind of tool which improves the overall effectiveness of the training program. Storyline creates Flash and HTML5-based courses, easily accessible on tablets and smartphones (both Android and iOS). Shift – It supports both HTML5 and Flash-based courses, adjustable to any screen size and aspect ratio of a mobile device.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. If I have those skill sets, why would I want to be an administrator of a LMS, when I could work free-lance or in some other programming capacity? another buzz word) coming into play, APIs (Application Program Interface) is showing up as well. The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. How will you handle HTML5?

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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

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?

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

More and more organizations with eLearning programs in place are feeling the need to move towards mLearning, and we believe that Tablet Learning can be a smooth and easy way to initiate this shift. Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. This method allows the previously developed Flash animations to be reutilized, leading to sizeable cost-savings. These need to be re-authored in the new version, along with audio syncing.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player. Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. These text-only (no audio) courses were built more than five years ago with a lesser known authoring tool, and the finished products were generated in Flash.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Adapt Builder is an authoring tool that allows you to create fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning courses that display effectively on tablet devices and smartphones (as well as PCs and laptops). Flash. Micro-learning can be videos, animations, audio files, or e-learning.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Without making it too complicated, I’ll only focus on their capabilities such as support for simulations , animations , audio/video , and mobile support.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena. But it’s high time that content designers shunned the legacy approach and embraced HTML5 – the smarter and faster way to render engaging content such as animations and videos to a whole range of mobile devices. companies implemented HTML5 on their corporate websites.

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Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Kitaboo

Creating personalized employee training programs that are tailored to each employee’s learning needs is an approach that can deliver better outputs in terms of productivity. By creating a personalized training program, you are providing your employees with relevant resources that will improve their skills and increase their efficiency. Gamification, simply put, is the application of certain gaming techniques into the employee training program. HTML5 Replaces Flash.

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.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Macintosh, with its free HyperCard program, also helped a generation of tech-savvy teachers make their own software and tutorials for students. The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Using a multimedia computer, they were able to utilize video, audio, graphics and animation programs so that they can better interact with the computer''s interface. 2005: The Rise of Flash Video.

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.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Whereas the Digital Content can be anything from text, image, graphic, audio, and animation to videos. Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint. Highlights : HTML5 : HTML5 for seamless video streaming and mobile-friendly course design. Branch-Aware quiz: Tutor can program the courses to conduct assessment quizzes after each module. .

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

Life is added to words and we have animation that brings all the content in a relevant manner with audio-visual elements. HTML5 is the buzzword and Flash has steadily been phased out. Where the budget allows for it, organizations are adopting AR and VR-solutions within eLearning content to improve the learning experience and create powerful employee on-boarding programs.

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is very useful when you want to create complex animations and videos. If you want to build a course with interactivities such as flip books, drag and drop, sliders, match the following, puzzles, scenarios, or simulations , then Flash can be your go-to solution. Below is a screenshot of an interactivity developed in Flash. Compatible with HTML5. Offers HTML5 compatible output. Produces courses in HTML5 format.