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.

How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone is familiar with Adobe Flash, for those who are not, it is a software with which apps, mobile games, desktop applications, and animations are produced. You can view Flash files like mobile and desktop apps by using the Adobe Flash Player or other third-party players. What is HTML5 and why is it used? Released in 2014, HTML5 is the 5 th and the latest version of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML). Why should you convert Flash to HTML5?

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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 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?

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." eLearning HTML5

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. Adobe Captivate.

4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

For quite sometime, Flash has been the preferred way of doing this. But with the coming of HTML5, browsers and developers of authoring tools have been working hard to catch up and provide the rich experience that is possible with this version. Adobe Captivate 8. An excellent tool for designing gesture-enabled responsive elearning content, Adobe Captivate 8 has been redesigned to enable both novice and experienced elearning authors.

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.

Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly have matured over the past several years, most now provide many of the capabilities and functionalities that plugins pioneered and have become a viable alternative for content on the web. Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. – Are eLearning users adopting HTML5?

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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.

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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. HTML5 allows learners access to online learning content on the devices of their choice.

How to Refine Your Flash courses in HTML5 Conversions

42 Design Square

Flash to HTML5 conversion may be good opportunity to redesign your existing courses into more effective and efficient courseware. 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. When better to incorporate the feedback into learning design than during the Flash-to-HTML5 conversion?

Introducing the New Adobe Captivate 2017

eLearning Brothers

Adobe just released the newest version of its popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate. This is especially important with the prevalence of HTML5 where text is actually text instead of a graphical element as it is in Flash. To access the Typekit web page from within Captivate you just click on the icon in the Character properties panel. The most significant change from Captivate 9 to Captivate 2017 comes in the way that responsive design is handled.

The Shift from Flash to HTML5

Firmwater

A recent change is important to note here was when major companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft phased out Adobe's Flash Player from their web browsers and opted for the open and mobile-friendly HTML5.So The shift from flash to HTML5 in web browsers means there needs to be a similar shift from flash-based content to content published to support HTML5.

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.

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.

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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Transitioning from Rollover Objects to HTML5

Adobe Captivate

The Issues: The evolution to HTML5 has created a need to convert projects to HTML5 compliant works. Rollover captions like mine are all Flash specific and in need updating to HTML5 compliance. Rollover objects did that with Flash, but now we have a need for HTML5 buttons (or maybe not). This is a Captivate 2017 CPTX project done in Captivate 2017.1: That will put Adobe Captivate into the State View editor mode.

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).

4 Authoring Tools to Convert Flash-based E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

As a training manager, you must have spent quite a few thousands developing Flash-based e-learning courses for your team. Thus, the plan ‘ HTML5 by Default ‘ revealed by Google last week might have struck you hard because according to this plan, Flash will be disabled in its browser, Chrome, by the fourth quarter of this year. Now, you must be worrying that you need to redevelop your existing Flash-based courses to ensure they support HTML5, right?

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.

Developer's Perspective of Adobe Captivate 6

Integrated Learnings

Now that I've taken a look at the new release of Adobe Captivate I find myself only somewhat excited about making the upgrade from the previous version. Overall, Captivate 6 is still the same Captivate you know (and hopefully love). Captivate 6 is continuing to improve its PowerPoint capabilities. Captivate 6 allows for non-graded quizzes as well as branching and partial scoring. A welcome change for Captivate authors is the ability to apply themes.

Adobe Captivate 2017 Release

Adobe Captivate

I’m really excited to report that the next major release of Adobe Captivate has launched. Adobe has made the decision to break from the product numbers of the past and now simply call the product Adobe Captivate 2017 Release. With the migration to HTML5 and responsive design, text in eLearning projects became actual text instead of just another graphical image as was the case when Flash based eLearning was the norm. This is the best version of Captivate ever.

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.

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. Other noteworthy features in Adobe Captivate 9.

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). A second Issue im Having ist that suddenly, 2) my preview (full project) and published versions only show slides 1-10 and the rest of the slides (approx. inherit the code to use flash as well. I’m confused by the facts that the ZIP still contains the.swf and the.pdf versions as I thought it’s only possible to publish it in html.

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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. Captivate Interface.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Adobe Captivate is one of the best authoring tools available to eLearning professionals. In this tutorial, we show you how to publish SCORM content in Adobe Captivate so you can import it to your LMS. Adobe Captivate makes publishing eLearning content as a SCORM file simple. This guide shows you how to choose the right settings for publishing SCORM content in Captivate so you can import it to your learning management system (LMS). LearnUpon uses SCORM version 1.2.

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

CommLab India

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. The drawback these courses had were, they failed to give HTML5 output, thereby making them incompatible to mobile devices. You can revive them with HTML5. Here are the steps to be followed while converting legacy E-Learning courses into HTML5: Gather the source files .

Reflections on Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. When using the Submit All feature for a quiz, up till now it was not possible to localize this popup dialog box (style can be changed using the Object Style Manager): In Captivate 2017, the dialog box whidh appears when you click the option ‘Submit All Messages in Quiz, Preferences has all you need to localize everything. In previous versions this dialog box had only 3 items. Intro.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. Captivate 9 was the first release which could be used on retina screens. After the capture process you had to edit that same file again to be able to use Captivate on that screen. In Captivate 2017 this is no longer necessary, thanks to the Adobe team! In Captivate 9 there were only available as simple actions (Actions Tab dropdown list). Intro.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

The Learning Circuits

No doubt you’ve heard at least a whisper about HTML5 over the last year. It’s a Flash-killer. Another complication is that “HTML5” is often used to refer to a range of modern web technologies. Simply speaking, HTML is the language that the Web is written in, and HTML5 is the most recent version of it. Why is HTML5 important? How are we supposed to deliver those rich learning experiences that our learners are used to if we can’t output to Flash?

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

Adobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. With every version, Adobe makes improvements and also has some neat additions to the tool which make it easier to develop e-learning courseware. And its latest version, Adobe Captivate 9, is no different. Wondering what Adobe Captivate 9 is all about? Like I mentioned earlier, Adobe Captivate is the ideal choice for creating software simulations.

When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

System simulations, created using software such as Adobe Captivate, serve several purposes when used in eLearning. Software like Captivate lets you create simulations with a series of screen shots. do they have Flash capability)? Captivate publishes simulations as Flash files as the default, so you need to ensure that the computers your audience uses includes the capability to play Flash files. By Dean Hawkinson.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. Captivate 9 was the first release which could be used on retina screens. After the capture process you had to edit that same file again to be able to use Captivate on that screen. In Captivate 2017 this is no longer necessary, thanks to the Adobe team! In Captivate 9 there were only available as simple actions (Actions Tab dropdown list). Intro.

First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.

Adobe Captivate

Usually I will not talk about a new version immediately after its release. It has been possible to fill a shape with an image since version 6. In version 11.5 A setup with 3 buttons like in this screenshot was not possible in previous versions, because the bounding boxes are overlapping: The screenshot may look blurry (has been converted to bitmap here) but the original SVG’s in Captivate are really crisp. Intro.

First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.437

Adobe Captivate

Usually I will not talk about a new version immediately after its release. It has been possible to fill a shape with an image since version 6. In version 11.5 A setup with 3 buttons like in this screenshot was not possible in previous versions, because the bounding boxes are overlapping: The screenshot may look blurry (has been converted to bitmap here) but the original SVG’s in Captivate are really crisp. Intro.

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

learnWorlds

Different Versions of SCORM. There are five different versions of SCORM: SCORM 1.1. The most common versions you will come across are the SCORM 1.2 Alternatively, SCORM authoring tools can export a course as an HTML5 folder to upload into your LMS.

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Importance of Captivate’s Events?

Adobe Captivate

Since that object is no longer supported for HTML5 output, I took it out of the table. InfoSemantics developed a HTML5 widget that is one of my favourites: the CpExtra Widget. A trial version is available. InfoSemantics used to have a SWF widget (EventHandler), worked great, but with the EOL of Flash player for all browsers, not so useful anymore. The post Importance of Captivate’s Events? Intro.

That’s Not Possible in Captivate! Oh, wait…maybe I can get by with a little help from JavaScript!

Adobe Captivate

A while ago, I was asked if I could put together a set of addition problems for children in Captivate. Thoughts: Wouldn’t that mean creating hundreds of Captivate slides? The next thing I knew, I had created: One slide in Captivate capable of presenting an infinite number of sum problems, in which… …the learner can choose the range, any range, at any time. Try the HTML5 version: [link]. Try the Flash version: [link].