PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” The two presentation programs share many of the same features, such as the ability to include text, images, audio, and video. Regardless of whether you use PPT or Prezi, content and design are key. I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. You can import PPT slides into Prezi to use them as a foundation.

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Taylor talked about checking your aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9), working with animations to ensure a smooth transition from PPT to Captivate, transferring audio (video won’t transfer), and working with objects. You can right-click on the presentation in the Captivate library and select Edit in PowerPoint, but that doesn’t seem to always function correctly when it comes time to saving the presentation.


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10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning


Raptivity, a Rapid eLearning tool, helps address some of the above content related issues with its 190+ customizable interactions library. One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. They take quite a few efforts towards achieving this goal. However, do those efforts covert into a comprehensive success? Well, not always.

Two Apps to Help Manage Your PowerPoint & E-Learning Media Assets

Rapid eLearning

Use Storyline’s Media Library to Locate and Export Media Assets. If you’re using Storyline 360, the easiest way to locate your assets is via the Media Library. Media Library filters by images, characters, audio, and video.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Audioteaser — Create a voice over for your Videos, Spotify audio ads, podcast intros, and much more. Audioteaser is the fastest way to make audio creatives.

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10 Corporate Learning Sites

Ed App

Its free editable course library gives you access to hundreds of readily deployable courses that you can edit and customize with your own expertise or with company-specific information. Free editable course library curated by thought leaders and industry experts.

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KREDO: The New Microlearning Platform to Build Continuous Learning Journeys

Tesseract Learning

One way to ensure this happens is by keeping the learning resource library as diverse and vivid as possible. eBooks: Electronic text containing extras, like audio, video, hyperlinks, etc., ppt,pptx, etc. Webcast/Podcasts: Audio and visuals or audio alone.

10 Tools for Corporate Trainers

Ed App

EdApp features a library of ready-to-deliver courses created by instructional designers that managers can assign to learners’ accounts. Courses are offered on a wide range of topics and can be taken as is or customized by editing them, thanks to the fully editable course library.

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10 Scorm Creator Software

Ed App

Users can even add interactive elements like page timer, background audio, images and videos, and course assessments to achieve a higher engagement rate from learners. . In case you have non-SCORM training content in video, PPT, and PDF, there’s no need to worry!

Top 10 best training websites

Ed App

To access this you just need to open the editable course library and create a course from scratch in just a few minutes. In just a few simple steps you can give your PPT slides a more modern look. You can filter courses by activity, format (audio or video), topic, and the like for free.

5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider


This platform makes converting static PDF, PPT and word docs into digital interactive multimedia training content, enriched with audio, video, images and hyperlinks quite an easy task. Training your employees is not just about ticking something off your to-do list.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

Facility to convert PPT files into web-based courses easily. Presenter 360 allows you to convert PPT files into good technology-enabled learning materials , thanks to the following features: A simple, user-friendly interface that can be mastered in no time. Instant access to more than 100,000 e-learning development assets such as images, photographs, and online course templates, contained in the Articulate Content Library. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

Learning experience

Ed App

EdApp’s Canva media library is a handy tool offering multimodal features that users can integrate to make their content more presentable, interactive, and visually appealing. There is also a PPT converter available for an unparalleled content transformation.

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Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

Record audio. Import audio. Find audio in the Library/Change text to Bold. Find/replace a particular object in the Project Library. Update the Library. Find in the Library. Find PowerPoint slides in the Library. Show or hide the Library. Library usage. Show Audio Management panel. Import PPT. Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate.

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10 Online Course Platforms

Ed App

EdApp LMS sets the standard for high-quality online course platforms, recognized for its comprehensive microlearning content library filled with expertly designed courses for various industries. You can purchase a course one at a time or the entire library to keep the costs down.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

is not the only product which has an issue with a 64 bit Windows computer but in combination with PPT 2010, I’m unaware of any other. Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. Audio recorder and adding audio. Audio – Add audio to the page, similar to above issue.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

The new iSpring Pro 7 – currently in beta adds additional powerhouse features, including PPT to HTML5 output (which right now is a standalone product). #8 While their Slideshark app for the iPad is nifty, it is not the only product that showcases PPT and is free. Yeah it is another PPT spin product but does stand out. #5 Avatars, RLOs, media asset library, narration and web cam recording, screen recording and capturing, Tin Can API and I could go on and on. .

Top 50 Learning System Rankings (#39-#21)

eLearning 24-7

Multi-tenant, e-commerce is good, mastery learning (aka knowledge reinforcement or tasks) is good, converts PDFs, video, PPT automatically into SCORM content (rare with PDF). Skills management is outstanding, big wins include playlists’ content generated by skills, ability to create your own library of skills, including definitions (achieved through the administration side), self-assessment by learners of their skills and skill ratings.

10 Tools For Learning And Development Managers

Ed App

EdApp has a library of 800+ pre-made courses from instructional designers, where users can import courses for free into their accounts for ready-to-deliver training. Features: Editable course library.

How to Create Interactive Video Quizzes


What feature helps in recording audio? . Under the Upload tab, you can upload an image, video, or a document (DOC, PDF, PPT). Of course, there are audio calls and video conferencing, but there’s always a chance of experiencing some glitch due to internet disruptions. .

10 Automated Training Tools

Ed App

They also feature a SCORM authoring tool that makes it easier to design courses, especially with their editable course library , which contains hundreds of readily available courses. Editable course library.

How to create an online course in TalentLMS


Audio. The “Add Audio” form lets you embed audio content in your course. There are two ways to do this: directly upload an audio file (mp3, wav, etc.), record some audio through your laptop’s microphone, a headset, or any other kind of audio capture device you have available (no special software required). You can add PowerPoint (ppt, pptx), MS Word (doc, docx), Excel (xls, xlsx), and Adobe PDF (pdf) files.

Product Review – Instilled LXP

eLearning 24-7

The audio stays in English, which of course, you would expect. Tie a PPT or a PDF to the video as it runs – matching section or clip by clip. Yes, you can have the match of a PDF, PPT, etc. Again, as noted earlier, the system right now only offers video as the content (but you can have a PPT or PDF, etc. This is a first for me. Writing a product review on a product that I use, well, I am about to use. Allow me to explain.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

A sample.mp4 video that has been completed and ready to post to an online service (Camtasia PPT Green Screen Experiment). And the content is simply this, I recorded a screen recording of what I had done, meaning just walking through the process with no audio. Bring in your audio.

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20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

If they are in the PPT format, you can convert them into PDF files and then import them into Flipbook Maker. Which tool has the feature of a library to store audio and video files? This tool has the feature of a library that can store the audio and video files of a project in its library. With hundreds of e-learning development software available in today’s marketplace, choosing the right one which fully meets your training needs can be a major challenge.

Content curation: a way to increase the power of your e-learning course.


A good time to do it could also be when that external page provides additional information to help them understand the content (for example, when you include a link to a library of related articles). PPT presentations: if you generally use Slideshare to share your presentations, you can now embed them in your online course. Ask your students to listen to audio content and answer questions later.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint still reigns – If you are a course purist, the idea that PPT should be seen as an authoring tool should make you grumble with disgust. . Yes, you can use it for many different things, and yes, Microsoft has an add-on that turns PPT into something similar to Adobe Presenter. Avatars and assets – Seems more vendors are offering the libraries of assets, many of us only dreamed about years ago.

Top achievements and upcoming highlights: 2012 – 2013


In early 2012, we announced a new set of powerful features for our Quiz Maker, which is the largest online library of quizzes with over 3 million quiz sample questions. Voice and Animation support with PPT. Video + Audio synchronization with powerpoint. 2012 was an incredible year for all of us at ProProfs. One of the biggest milestones achieved in the past year was the launch of Training Maker, an online training software for certification courses.

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Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

Audio recording and editing. HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. Library of 3D elements. The summer is nearly upon us (or in LA it is already here) which means you can expect the following in your hometown. Annoying summer related songs – from Cruel Summer to Summertime and everything else. Big blockbuster movies – some that will make you cheer and others that you will demand your money back. Road Rage – Everyone’s favorite past time.

Step 5: #Sketchnotes: Icons and Concepts: Developing your own style.


In today’s world of online connectivity most would define an icon in the context of marketing (a smartphone app) or website navigation (upload, download, help, audio volume, etc.). Have you ever stopped to think of the design of the Save icon in a Microsoft document (Word, PPT, etc.)? The idea is having a library of quick icons you can sketch when the need arises to communicate a term, concept, or message faster than you can write a word or sentence.

ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working

eLearning 24-7

I’m tired of seeing PowerPoint with an audio or video clip spun as a sound WBT course. Why would you assume that shoving a PowerPoint online with an audio clip, a video clip, which you see often in ILT, especially at conference seminars, would be fine? Books, presentations, blogs that state follow the PPT mantra. I’m tired of hearing the excuses.

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Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

Library. Resources – docs, video/audio files, podcasts, PPT, etc. COD informed me that the library could contain links, but I was unable to verify if they would work because I was in a demo site. Library administration. In 1982 a film called Tron appeared on the silver screen. It was without a doubt one of the most hyped films of all time.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Resources, sometimes called libraries or assets which consists of lots of well, objects, templates, themes, characters and so forth – I’ve seen vendors push the 23,000+ resources. Doceo – They are the only other vendor besides Camtasia (no less) that offers a product for capturing video, then video/audio editing and next pushing it as a course. I’ll just say it right now, the industry as a whole isn’t doing much.

Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

Ask them if the person speaking will align to their presentation (if they are also showing PPT slides or materials) and are going over them at the same time. the audio bridge is built in or bridge is not needed) or do you require the individual end user to purchase an “audio-bridge&# ? If they say an end user needs to purchase an “audio-bridge&# – REMOVE THIS VENDOR from your list. Remember that “audio bridge&# component, I mentioned?

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The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives


Organization (Coming soon): All Pro features and shared slide and asset library, single sign-on, brand control. There’s a decent library of images and icons, but you can also import images from your computer or pull from other presentations you’ve created with Beautiful.ai.