7 Best eBook Converters for Bulk Conversion

Kitaboo

This blog lists down the 7 Best eBook Converters. In an effort to keep up with this ongoing trend, a large number of publishers are streamlining their production by converting their publications into digital books or eBooks. Top 7 eBook Converters for Batch Conversions 1.

10 PPT to SCORM Converters

Ed App

PPT to SCORM converters allows users to input their old PowerPoint files and transform them into more modern, useful SCORM content that is easier to distribute as learning content. It is important to utilize PPT to SCORM converters as they often have added features that make it convenient for learners to access and understand the content. PPT to SCORM Converter #1 – EdApp. PPT to SCORM Converter #2 – isEazy. PPT to SCORM Converter #7 – Synapse.

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How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

In this post, we’ll explain why a PowerPoint may not be enough for your eLearning needs, and how you can convert your presentations to a more suitable format. For example, a PowerPoint file with a lot of slides becomes bulky in file size – this makes it hard to distribute to large numbers of users. Convert your PowerPoints to a video. Convert your PowerPoints to SCORM. The second option is to convert your presentations to a video.

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Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files. File sizes also seem to be very small; perhaps because of the plain text nature of HTML5.

Tips to Convert E-learning to HTML5 Seamlessly with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Realizing it’s high time, they convert their Flash-based e-learning courses to something compatible with the current browsers and devices; they outsource these e-learning courses to be converted into HTML5 using Articulate Storyline. Take into consideration the different screen sizes of the devices learners will access their learning on, while deciding the onscreen elements (HTML5 courses can be accessed on any device such as desktop, laptop, iPad, tablet, or any other Smartphone).

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Containers (file extensions).

Unravelling PowerPoint picture size and resolution

BrightCarbon

So what do presentation professionals need to know about picture size and resolution? Each of these dots is a single colour and the number of dots affects the file size of the picture. This affects file size. This does not affect file size.

The Importance of Flash to HTML5 Conversion and Why You Need It

Dynamic Pixel

Many developers would like to convert their webpages to HTML5 format. Now, we will talk about the advantages of converting Flash content to HTML5 as it is far better than Flash and has a plethora of features compared to Flash. So, the file size of a website will not get huge.

10 Best Apps to Read PDF Books on Android

Kitaboo

First, there are the apps that cater to business use, and which require you to open a PDF file, and then fill in and sign a form and upload for further action. Besides, you can also read, edit and convert PDF files. You can also sharpen, clean, and save the scanned files.

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Digitize your eBooks with KITABOO’s interactive eBook software

Kitaboo

Book digitization is the process of converting print books, manuscripts, and records into electronic format. As the online medium becomes the primary platform for consuming content, there is a pressing need for publishers to convert their libraries into digital formats.

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Review: Slidewise

BrightCarbon

There are a number of life-saving tools baked into this add-in that will save you precious time creating documents and has certainly calmed my nerves when replacing objects and tackling stray fonts and rogue image sizes.

How to Extract Text From An Image: The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The good news is that you no longer have to waste time typing everything out because there are programs that use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to analyze the letters and words in an image, and then convert them to text. Capture the text in a file directory (filename, file size, date modified). Luckily, there’s a dead simple way to capture text or convert a picture of text to editable text.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. You can choose from a Standard setting (an optimized compression level designed to keep file size low and still maintain quality) or Custom if you’d like to manually set the quality settings for the different media types. The Optimized for Web Delivery settings use optimized compression levels to keep file size low.

Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

Captivate also bundles the Adobe Media Encoder, allowing you to import video in any popular format, and the same is converted into FLV and placed on your slides. Worried about published file size? One of my favorite features this time is the new Video import and synch capability in Captivate. This adds a new paradigm in content authoring. Now you can add video content to your elearning just as easily as you were adding audio previously.

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Image Optimization and Enhancement for Faster, Clearer, More Accessible Content

Magic EdTech

Image optimization is the process by which high quality images are provided in the right format, resolution, and dimensions while minimizing the size of the image file. Magic EdTech optimizes and enhances all its images, resulting in the best possible images with the smallest possible file size. Detection of image size, orientation, and recto/verso pages.

E-learning to M-learning: Are You Ready for the Big Switch?

CommLab India

If you are part of an organization that has e-learning training programs in place, fret not, as you have the option to convert from e-learning to m-learning or mobile learning courses. Avoid the temptation of converting existing e-learning courses to m-learning courses by publishing them in HTML5. Keep the content crisp, and bite-sized. Designing content that engages mobile learners is essential when converting from e-learning to m-learning.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

All these resources can be offered in the following content formats: PDFs : This format is rather common but requires that publishers reduce file size. PDFs converted to Flash : These have a short lifetime as Flash is waning in popularity. MP4 : This is a digital multimedia file format that is widely used to stream videos online. It uses advanced video and audio coding, compressing files while retaining high quality. .

5 Best Practices of creating an eLearning Video

Wizcabin

Structure your information into bite-sized chunks. To achieve an effective learning program with videos, you should consider segmenting your video content into bite-sized chunks that can easily get absorbed. Ensure you compress your video into a smaller size to give access to mobile users. The higher the file size, the harder it becomes to watch for mobile users with a poor connection. Develop or convert videos to MP4.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

Trivantis

Badly converted PowerPoint presentation. Take a look at this helpful post by the ELearning Brothers on decreasing file size without losing image quality. You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day. You’re ready to knock out your next e-Learning course, right? . Not so fast.

10 Course Authoring Software in 2022

Ed App

It can convert any video-based or scenario-based courses on its platform. The software can take too long to respond or not save changes depending on the file size of the course.

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. Once your training videos are ready, check their file size and compatibility with various players and browsers. If you have videos of heavy size in one format, you have many online conversion tools to change them to a convenient format.

30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Glip : Task management software with features that include screen/file sharing, team chat, calendars, and more. Features include converting conference rooms into break out rooms, diagnostic reports, SAML Single Sign On, commute mode, and more. No file size or traffic limits.

Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

Nowadays, there are ultra high definition monitors, which is also commonly referred to as 4K (2160p) or 8K (4320p), or Retina display, but unless you have a very powerful computer, I would recommend 1080p to get started because if you do record in those higher dimensions, you will end up with very large files, thus slowing down your computer dramatically. Finally, the last topic I want to cover is file formats. This ensures a high quality video, at a low file size.

An 8-Step Guide to Digitization for Book Publishers

Kitaboo

As content goes digital there is a pressing need for publishers and libraries to digitize their books in acceptable formats that reduce file size, allow text formatting and enable online search of the books in the online space. You must keep a master file of the digital book.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players. Our workflow typically includes saving as an MP4, which is the most common video file format, but also uploading to a hosting site. A hosting site such as Vimeo, YouTube, or Screencast.com is a good option, as video files can be difficult to send via email due to a large file size.

Ring in the New Year by Making your eLearning Mobile

Mindflash

LMS technology continues to improve, and converting eLearning to mLearning requires a comprehensive strategy to engage your users. You could also increase text size to further increase readability on mobile devices. Finally, don’t forget about streamlining your mobile eLearning – or mLearning – for speed; reduce image size (and file size) and, in accordance with your trimmed content, reduce the number of images and videos where necessary – but only if necessary!

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

So, you are still using the feature in your eLearning development tool that converts the entire PowerPoint content to eLearning. Group images, video, and audio files and text for use in constructing your eLearning course. Watch out for file size limitations, an extremely annoying shortcoming in some eLearning tools. These force you to edit your content (audio and video) into a smaller size, thereby robbing its meaning altogether!

Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Better than Bullet Points Develop a treatment Apply Richard Mayer’s SOI model Choose graphics with soul, interactions with meaning, and animations that teach Taking an existing classroom course – think about TRANSFORMING it, not converting it. Other tips: Insert photos instead of cutting and pasting them – smaller file sizes! Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Session hosted by Training Magazine.

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Common Mobile Learning Mistakes to Avoid

Ed App

To avoid pitfalls, always remember the following: Every device has a different screen size. Keep media file size to a minimum. Converting an eLearning course into mobile learning does not mean copy-pasting the content ‘as-is’. Text, resolutions, and features will also vary due to different device sizes. Deliver content in bite-size. Corporate training was once all about sessions being held in a brick-and-mortar classroom setting.

Adobe has posted a demo of Text to Speech in Captivate 4

Steve Howard

I wouldn’t recommend using Text to Speech this way as a habit, at least not for mobile devices, because what it does is embed an actual audio file, rather than converting the text on the fly. The sound and speech quality are both pretty good, and it sounds a lot less ‘roboty’ than your typical text to speech engine, but you may not find the relatively large file size acceptable.

6 Factors to Consider while Digitizing Books at Scale

Hurix Digital

Book digitization, digitizing books or book scanning refers to the process of converting physical books, magazines and other records into digital media using an image scanner. The ASCII format helps to reduce file size and allows text to be searched, reformatted or processed by third-party applications. The first step of the book digitization process is to create the master file. OCR technology is then used to index records for each converted digital image.

Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

If you import a (compressed)mp3 file it will automatically be converted to a ‘raw’ wav-file which will also be in this folder. It is recommended whenever possible to import a wav file, when published it will be compressed to mp3 by Captivate. Images : contains all bitmap images of any format; exception are the images created from layers in an imported Photoshop file. Use the menu File, Import, External Library and point to the project (cptx).

PowerPoint accessibility

Clive on Learning

Although they will probably convert the PowerPoint to Flash and distribute in this way, they also want to make the PowerPoint files available for users who wish to make modifications to the materials. This must be done in Office for Windows, or you must convert it to HTML and add the alt text manually. It may be difficult or impossible to make tables and charts accessible within PowerPoint presentations, consider converting to HTML instead.

Free learning & development webinars for October 2021

Limestone Learning

She’ll share the tips on how to determine the size and quality of the UI assets and screen graphics and add them to your courses. Manage file size. “ Flying dog, Batman, bats ” by Andrea Bohl is licensed by Pixabay. It’s that spooky time of year again.

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mLearning Content Types - Level 4: Reference

mLearning Trends

In addition to the cost benefits, the low file sizes can reduce the costs to access and download content files, maintain system performance efficiencies, and ensure a positive user experience. Much of the Level 4 content is actually easy to prepare (or convert) from existing source materials (e.g., text files, PDF documents, images) and doesn’t require much time or effort.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

You can add the video files you already recorded or downloaded in Camtasia, edit them, and enhance those videos with various transition effects. Lectora 17 won’t take the source reference of the image in published files. This reduces the file size drastically and improves the loading speed of the published eLearning course. Convert to Button from Shape Easily.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf). The size of the.swf can vary based on the content on the slide. This can have an impact on how well your content runs over a network since larger files can take longer to load.

BuzzWord: Adobe’s online word processor

Saffron Interactive

Using the main menu of the home screen you are also able to filter the documents alphabetically or by author, time last changed, size (which means pages rather than file size) and role. I’ve tested exporting to Word from BuzzWord and it does a pretty good job of keeping formatting intact, even headers and footers were converted correctly into the exported version.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf). The size of the.swf can vary based on the content on the slide. This can have an impact on how well your content runs over a network since larger files can take longer to load.

Learning my (non-technical) way

Web Tools for Learners

Alternate titles for my recent learning frenzy: Feels so good after stopping banging my head against the wall. Arriving where I started and knowing the place for the first time (apologies to T. Eliot). I have just spent most of three days figuring out how to fulfill a teaching commitment, one that I made before I figured out how to accomplish it. It has been a grueling but ultimately positive experience, at least so far.

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