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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Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In September, Adobe made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content." Learn more here. eLearning HTML5

HTML5 and SWF

Adobe Captivate

If I publish so that both of these buttons are gray, will my module work in an LMS when Flash is no longer supported? What’s the easiest way to determine if a Captivate 9 course contains things that require Flash? Will.flv files work in HTML5 courses? The post HTML5 and SWF appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question Flash FLV HTML5 q&as question SWF Components

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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.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Adobe Captivate

Today, mLearning or mobile learning is an integral part of learning strategy. Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In my earlier article 8 Tips To Convert Flash to HTML5 That Will Help Your Business, I had highlighted the challenge (associated with legacy courses) and the solution (how HTML5 addresses the challenge).

Flash to HTML5 The Great Migration

Training Industry

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5) and Adobe Flash are effective technologies for creating engaging online content. However, we are beginning to see a migration from Flash to HTML5, especially in the e-learning industry. While they both currently have their advantages and disadvantages, our hunch is that HTML5 holds the aces for future-proof e-learning. Let’s explore the advantages that an HTML5 build can offer your e-learning.

How to Refine Your Flash courses in HTML5 Conversions

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Flash to HTML5 conversion may be good opportunity to redesign your existing courses into more effective and efficient courseware. Over the years, the learning and development department has much feedback from actual learners on these existing courses. All these offer an opportunity to redesign your elearning into effective and efficient HTML5 elearning. The HTML5 requirement opens up your existing courseware to be available across multiple devices and modern browsers.

Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Projects for mLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Creating eLearning for mobile devices was high on the wish list a few years ago when Adobe asked users for the top features they'd like to see added to Adobe Captivate. It wasn't long before Adobe responded by adding HTML5 as a publishing option. HTML5 allowed developers to create interactive content that can be used by mobile learners who have a device that does not support Flash.

Captivate Modules Silently Fail to Save to LMS on Chrome 73.0.3683.103 with Flash

Adobe Captivate

We’ve been publishing Adobe Captivate SCORM modules in our Moodle based LMS for the past three years or so. Our team has been publishing newer modules with Captivate 2019, but we do have active content built from Captivate 8, 9 & 2017. We’ve noticed that with the latest version of Chrome (73.0.3683.103 when this was posted), that our modules no longer properly send the data back to the LMS after completion.

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. Blog flash player HTML5 redesign

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT POOJA JAISINGH (e-Learning Evangelist, Adobe Systems): Dr. Pooja Jaisingh has worked for more than 12 years as a Teacher Trainer, e-Learning Instructional Designer, and, currently, is an e-learning Evangelist with Adobe Systems. In all her roles, she has promoted e-learning as a mode of delivery and has created a host of e-learning courses. She blogs regularly, initiating creative discussions on multiple opportunities in e-learning.

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SCORM 101: The Definitive Guide to Choose a SCORM Compliant LMS

learnWorlds

From learning what SCORM is to explaining why it’s important and how to use it for your courses, this is the complete guide to SCORM for eLearning. Choosing the right LMS. SCORM 101: Expert’s Guide to Choose a SCORM Compliant LMS. What are HTML5 Multimedia Packages?

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate. I asked the developer what he had sent to the client, and was told that he had emailed an Captivate production file (the cptx file). Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Publishing a responsive project to Moodle (Html only)

Adobe Captivate

Right now im struggeling to 1) publish my project as a html-only version and get it to work on moodle (optimally with LMS SCORM 1.2). inherit the code to use flash as well. Secondly, when I upload the zip to our Moodle and use the build-in “learning package” option it only chooses the flash files. So far the only option I found to use captivate on moodle together with LMS is ths learning package. Hi everyone and a good day to you!

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Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Is it Adobe Captivate? I have extensive experience using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia Studio. In my experience, it will take you approximately 2 hours of labor to produce 1 minute of eLearning playtime if you use Adobe Captivate. If Articulate Storyline is your tool of choice, developers who use that tool have told me that Storyline is on a par with Captivate. Publishing to an LMS or web server. Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers! Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. Popular web browsers have already discussed their plans to no longer support the Flash plugin. At this point, there’s very little that Flash can do that HTML5 can’t handle. These tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5.

eLearning Basics: Flash is Going Away?Have You Checked Your eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

News flash for you (pun INTENDED!): Adobe is going to discontinue the Flash Media Player at the end of this year (2020). For one reason, because some of your elearning courses at work may still use Flash video. Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you.

POOJA JAISINGH – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT POOJA JAISINGH (e-Learning Evangelist, Adobe Systems): Dr. Pooja Jaisingh has worked for more than 12 years as a Teacher Trainer, e-Learning Instructional Designer, and, currently, is an e-learning Evangelist with Adobe Systems. In all her roles, she has promoted e-learning as a mode of delivery and has created a host of e-learning courses. She blogs regularly, initiating creative discussions on multiple opportunities in e-learning.

Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

In this blog, we’re going to address how to take the small modules of microlearning you’ve created and combine them into one amazing over-arching course using the tools provided in Captivate. NOTE: For the sake of consistency and ease, I’m going to use Captivate 2017 as my platform, but the concepts I’ll be discussing have been around for many previous versions of Captivate and the methods haven’t changed much. E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States.

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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. Soon Flash became a source of frustration for the world’s largest technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

Life After Flash: Giving Your Flash-based eLearning New Life

Brella

After serving for twenty years, Flash is settling into a well-earned retirement. A Brief History of Flash’s Demise. Steve Jobs dealt the killing blow in 2010 with his famous “ Thoughts on Flash ” essay. Once Apple declared that they were getting off the Flash bandwagon, it was only a matter of time before other industry leaders followed suit. Implications of Flash’s Downfall. But mobile is just the tip of a seismic Flash problem for the training community.

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. Adobe Captivate (2017).

Migration From Flash To HTML5 – Warning: You May Be Losing Money

EI Design

If you are reading this, you have decided to adopt mLearning or mobile learning and are evaluating an efficient way to migrate your legacy Flash content to HTML5. Your objective is to provide enhanced flexibility and a better learning experience to your learners. However, there are several issues that you must be aware of as you move forward with migration from Flash to HTML5. How To Make A Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. For many years, mobile learning was one of those promises. Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. Now, thanks to new learning standards, and new ways of using older ones, that promise may be here. Not as far as the LMS is concerned. Standards to Advance Mobile Learning.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

EI Design

Today, mLearning or mobile learning is an integral part of learning strategy. Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In my earlier article 8 Tips To Convert Flash to HTML5 That Will Help Your Business , I had highlighted the challenge (associated with legacy courses) and the solution (how HTML5 addresses the challenge).

An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. For years, this product from Adobe helped unleash the creativity of e-learning developers. They relied on this highly flexible software to create stunning animations and facilitate complex learning interactions. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. A new technology was needed to cater the web-based learning needs of companies in the mobile age.

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

mLearning Revolution

Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio. Adobe Captivate takes a page from the Adobe Creative Teams. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. Adobe Captivate Draft on iPad. Responsive Learning Design.

Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

EI Design

Adoption of mLearning or mobile learning triggers the need to plan for migration of your legacy Flash courses to HTML5 so that they can run seamlessly on tablets and smartphones. In this article, I am sharing a toolkit you can use to successfully migrate from Flash to HTML5. Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5. Besides, a majority of the latest browsers are compatible with HTML5. Learning Management System Support.

Captivate 2019 – 404 error after uploading to LMS

Adobe Captivate

I am publishing to HTML5 and uploading to my LMS server. I have published as both an SWF and an HTML5 and have had no problems playing it as a flash file but of course that create the Youtube issue. The post Captivate 2019 – 404 error after uploading to LMS appeared first on eLearning. HTML5/SWF Preview/Publish Question captivate publish html5/swf preview/publish questionIn order to take advantage of the embedded youtube video feature.

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eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Ashok Sharma    Picking a Learning Management System (LMS) to host your eLearning content is a crucial, but often overlooked, step in the eLearning development process. The problem is, there are several LMS vendors from which to choose. Which LMS fits best within your budget, your eLearning development software, your learner's technology, your training objectives, and your instructional design initiatives? e-learning eLearning LMS

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Learning Wire

Today, mLearning or mobile learning is an integral part of learning strategy. Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. Over the years, all of us would have created courses that predominantly used Flash for development. As a result, you need to plan to migrate the existing legacy Flash content to HTML5. .

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. Currently, you can export SCORM packages to Flash, HTML, or both. Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. HTML5 works on all devices so it’s the obvious choice as a successor. A complete redesign of the courses to suit HTML5.

ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: What according to you is the future of e-learning?

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Hi, all, I’ve been working on finishing the writing of my first Captivate manual and I thought this portion of it might be helpful to anyone who needs to know or be reminded me of all of Captivate’s features. 78 Important Features of Adobe Captivate 9. Captivate Version 9.0.2.437. An excerpt from Joe’s Upcoming Captivate Manual. What Can Captivate Do? It’s important to know about the features of Captivate. Use Widgets in Captivate.

Want to Give Your Legacy E-learning Courses a Make-Over? Think HTML5

CommLab India

According to Towards Maturity, Benchmark Study , 70% of organizations are planning to implement mobile learning in the next two years. This statistic is alarming in case you have legacy E-learning courses. Legacy courses are courses developed in Flash, Swishmax, Shift tool, Dreamweaver, HTML and earlier versions of rapid authoring tools, which were prevalent before the advent of HTML5. You can revive them with HTML5. legacy courses into HTML5.

SCORM and HTML5 File Manager [New Feature]

learnWorlds

SCORM and HTML5 packages are an essential part of professional trainers, instructional designers and experienced educators who want to offer high-quality e-learning courses. It is a standard for e-learning professionals and LMS to provide courses in SCORM or HTML5 compatible exports. With multimedia learning units, online training can be taken to the next level and unlock the full potential of your course. What is HTML5 Multimedia Packages? HTML5.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

System simulations, created using software such as Adobe Captivate, serve several purposes when used in eLearning. They are a great way to learn system navigation without using the actual system. While this may be a good way to introduce system navigation, it lacks the interaction required for the learner to truly get “hands on” experience in using the system. Your audience is already familiar with the current system. By Dean Hawkinson.

Resolve Failed SCORM- with Synchronous XMLHttpRequest Error and the Spinning Progress Circle on Scorm Cloud Upload

Adobe Captivate

Problem 1 – Quiz Pool Names with a Hyphen “ – “ This Pool Name issue has been incorrect in my Captivate projects for years, but I ran Flash files. Now I am HTML5. Note that the naming convention has NO spaces in it, but a hyphen will kill this when you publish to HTML5 in Scorm 1.2. ADOBE needs to put an edit into the Quiz-Pool Manager screen to catch this and get people to set these up correctly. No big deal, worked fine in Flash.

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