Taking Legacy Flash eLearning to HTML5

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe threatened to sunset Flash for years but each year, the death sentence was commuted. Just when we thought that Flash would go on, along came December 2020. Adobe  Adobe followed through and ended support for Flash on December 31, 2020. Many eLearning developers didn't panic because the end of Flash simply meant that, while the Flash output would continue to work, it would likely be blocked on more and more systems.

eLearning Game Templates: Audio Tip in Adobe Flash

eLearning Brothers

This tip is for any Adobe Flash users. In some cases, the audio has trouble playing for the eLearning game templates, but we’ve found a solution. And we wanted to share it with you since Flash is such a powerful tool. This video is 1:30 in length but could save you time before you have to go look through videos of eLearning tutorials that don’t cover this audio tip. __. Adobe Flash Resources eLearning Resources eLearning Game Templates

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How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Many devices do not support Flash websites. A Flash-based website affects your search rankings.

Articulate and Flash with Audio

eLearning Brothers

I’ve been working on an Articulate Presenter course with a lot of flash files that have audio. There are audio clips that go along with each slide. Import settings – When inserting a flash movie into Articulate you have a few different settings to consider. You could experiment with have the flash display in a new browser window (full screen on top of the main course) and have it automatically “pop-up” when a user hits a particulate slide.

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Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio. For some, this may actually be a preferred way of syncing events to audio. Audio timings are set with the Lectora audio editor. Import Audio as an FLV File.

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Don’t Leave Your eLearning Courses Behind! Think Rapid Conversion of Flash to HTML5!

CommLab India

With less than 3 months to go for the end of the Flash Player, rapid conversion of eLearning courses from Flash to HTML5 is the need of the hour. Apart from enhanced security and seamless integration with audio and video, what else does Flash to HTML5 conversion offer?

Audio anomalies in HTML5 output

Adobe Captivate

We only output at HTML5 due to Flash being restricted on our LAN (and other reasons). We found that when copy/pasting slides from one file into another, the audio gets modified. Some segments (not restricted to a single slide, often spanning more than one) get cut out and are replaced by the audio from a previous, unrelated project. The post Audio anomalies in HTML5 output appeared first on eLearning. Discussion anomalies audio Captivate HTML5

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.

Flash for Instructional Game Development

Kapp Notes

There are several books that can help you to utilize Adobe’s Flash (which I know has a bad wrap due to Apple, however, it is still great for creating instructional games). The description does a nice job of summing it up “Not necessarily a software book, Flash Animation for Teens takes readers through the basic concepts of animation while using Flash. The primary concepts covered include layering animation, integrating audio, drawing, tweening, and exporting.”

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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. in Flash.

3 Steps to Play Audio in Adobe Edge Animate

eLearning Brothers

One of the most common requests with Adobe Edge Animate I have seen from the very beginning has been the ability to play audio within HTML5 animations. Edge Animate does not natively support audio so it is not a simple import option like it is with Flash. Since audio is almost a necessity for eLearning, “How do I play audio in Adobe Edge Animate files?” So let’s use Edge Commons for our eLearning audio.

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Create Awesome eLearning Games (Flash and HTML 5)

eLearning Brothers

Game formats available: Flash (Actionscript 2 and 3) – You download the.fla source file for the game and open/edit them in Adobe Flash software. Flash (XML) – If you don’t have Adobe Flash software you could use the XML versions of the Flash games. You don’t need Flash to edit this version of the game. You select a template, insert your text/images/audio, and download the finished file. Flash (Actionscript 2 and 3).

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Time to move on e-learning courses from Flash to HTML5

Wizcabin

Well, there’s always a way around it – convert them from Flash to HTML5. Adobe Flash has over the years been a great software for developers, as they use it to develop e-learning courses. However, with all devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops, supporting e-learning courses, flash is turning out to be obsolete for online courses. By converting your online courses from Flash to HTML5 , you get to retain them for your learners.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. While generally beneficial, voice-over audio is particularly important for auditory learners (those who remember best when they hear the information), those learners who may struggle with reading, those for whom English (or the course’s target language) is not their native language, and those who may enjoy listening to your course while multitasking (commuting, exercising, etc.). I need to record simple voice-only audio.

Best Content Authoring Tools for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

As HTML5 technology emerges to be the preferred choice for rendering videos online, the world has slowly started bidding goodbye to Adobe Flash. Related: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5. In times of such transformation, global companies are gearing up to change their online flash content to HTML5 to stay relevant, updated, and ahead of the competitors. Flash can be converted to HTML by using either pure coding or content authoring tools.

Using Audio in e-Learning (or not…)

Bottom-Line Performance

You’d think that, given any chance, I’d want to use audio and video and animation in my e-learning courses. But I recently had a situation where I was the one making the case to avoid using moving pictures and audio. Like any other tool at our disposal, audio is appropriate in some cases and in appropriate in others. There are some very good reasons to use audio, and some very good reasons to avoid audio. Good Reasons to Use Audio.

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Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development? I think HTML5 still has some real constraints and it may not replace Flash for eLearning/mLearning development in near future. In fact I believe it may not replace Flash at all.

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.

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

42 Design Square

How much do you have to spend to convert your flash-based courses converted to HTML5? Collate all previous versions of storyboards and audio recording scripts. Check if you can reuse your graphic assets and collate your original art files in Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Flash, and Corel Draw files. 3) REUSING THE AUDIO: Audio recording costs are a significant part of elearning development costs. Flash to HTML5 Elearning: Costs vs. Benefits.

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.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. The post 12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools appeared first on.

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MP4 – Making Flash-based E-learning Videos Universal

CommLab India

Over the last few years, his organization developed hundreds of e-learning videos in Flash. So, Sean’s boss asked him to make the Flash-based online learning videos accessible on mobile devices. How can e-learning developers make videos developed in Flash mobile-compatible? MP4 is a digital container format that can hold audio and video content as well as images and subtitles, in a single file. Unlike Flash, MP4 is a universal format.

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. You can still salvage your Flash eLearning content by converting it into HTML5.

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. We hate Flash! Flash is DEAD!”

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. It makes HTML more powerful by adding new elements like video and audio. HTML and Flash are most commonly used today for developing elearning content.

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Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. That said, there is still a section that is resisting the idea of converting Flash to HTML5, primarily because they are well-versed and more comfortable using Flash.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android). Adobe Ending Support for Flash Player by 2020.

Flash Quiz Tools

Tony Karrer

Update June 2008 - added one free flash quiz tool based on a question I received. Unfortunately, it didn't tell me how they produced output and the desire was for self-contained Flash. But, I could quickly link to the sites to find out more and finally recommended that they should look at: Articulate Quizmaker allows you to easily create Flash-based quizzes, surveys, and assessments. Quickly create Flash-based e-learning courses, quizzes, and tests.

Converting Flash-based E-learning Content to HTML5 Why and How

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It appeared that the reign of Flash would continue forever. Despite all its powerful features, Flash is not compatible with most Smartphones and tablets. With the demand for mobile learning increasing by leaps and bounds , the incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices this is a serious disadvantage. Collect all media and supporting files such as FLAs, XML, JavaScript, audio, videos, etc.,

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

42 Design Square

Are you looking for effortless conversion of your flash-based elearning to HTML5? Can there be a one-click conversion of Flash courses to HTML5? The answer requires you to classify your Flash-based Elearning on criteria of the elearning development tools used to create it in the first place. Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. Flash to HTML5 Elearning: Costs vs. Benefits.

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Christmas Flash Mob at Carlson School of Management

Jane Hart

Romey (coordinator), Phillip O’Toole (audio), Boosey &… Read the rest. The Carlson School of Management received a surprise visit from a saxophonist…and nearly 300 of his friends from the University of Minnesota’s School of Music this November. Credits. “Deck the Halls” arr. Francisco J.

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Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. I pointed to Scribd switching from Flash to HTML, and pointed to their CTO Jared Friedman saying: "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash. You choose templates, add text, images, audio, video and quizzes, then publish for web and mobile.

Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint. Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" adobe presenter Audio Sync rapid elearningYou can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences. If you already have PowerPoint animations, such as flying or dissolving text and images, Presenter converts them [.].

What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. Captivate 5 is tightly integrated with the other eLearning Suite tools like Flash CS5, Photoshop CS5, and Soundbooth CS5 for editing animations, images, and audio respectively. Flash CS5 has many new features.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

Audio-Video Sync in Captivate published movie

Adobe Captivate

Audio makes your elearning content more engaging and useful to learners. You can add audio to your Adobe Captivate project either by recording yours or somebody else’s voice directly or by inserting a previously recorded audio file (.AVI,WAV). When you add audio to a slide, it appears as a separate ‘element’ in the timeline. You can synchronize the audio with the slide by adjusting its timeline.

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REBUILD with HTML5 – Ensure Cross-Platform Compatibility for Your Converted Flash Courses

CommLab India

How do you convert Flash-based courses when they are developed in obsolete software and you have the raw assets such as graphics and audio? You need to rebuild such courses using authoring tools and publish to HTML5. Read more about this conversion methodology. Learning Technology HTML5

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

Will Your eLearning be Impacted by the End of Flash?

ePath Learning

Flash, the software that helped to bring online video, animations, audio, and interactivity to the Internet is coming to an end. By the end of 2020, Adobe Systems will no longer support, improve or distribute its Flash Player. For starters, Flash is known to be riddled with security vulnerabilities, lacks the proper design for mobile device support, and has frustrated some of the biggest companies in the tech industry.