eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

Don’t double compress videos – use uncompressed or lossless formats when compressing to FLV format. Encoding videos to FLV. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). To encode videos into FLV or MP4, the encoder software uses following codecs - H.264, On2 VP6 , and Sorenson Spark. These parameters can then be used to encode videos in target format i.e. FLV, MP4 or F4V.

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Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

It can digitize and compress an audio or video signal for transmission and convert an incoming signal to audio or video for reception. FLV, F4V, and SWF are flash video formats designed for Flash Player, but they’re commonly used to stream video on YouTube.

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Format Factory lets you convert media from one format to another. However for those who need to convert media from one format to another, it’s a handy tool. For rapid elearning converting to the SWF and FLV Flash formats are important and Format Factory supports this. I mainly use it to convert FLV to other media for easy editing since I can’t find an easy FLV editor. SWF Player. SWF Player lets you view Flash SWF files.

Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. Missing lines in graphs - The PPT graphs sometimes don’t convert properly to Flash, leading to missing lines. If your project uses relatively less graphs, then converting the graphs to images and importing them into Articulate can be an effective solution.

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Turn PowerPoint Storyboards into Rapid e-Learning Masterpieces

Trivantis

Here’s how you can make development even faster, and convert your storyboard into a rapid e?Learning Flash animations – Add existing SWF or FLV files to Snap! by Lectora® rapid e-Learning software is a flexible and powerful PowerPoint plug-in tool that makes rapid e-Learning content creation super speedy. To further save on development time, many e-Learning professionals draft out their course, or storyboard, using PowerPoint software.

Turn PowerPoint Storyboards into Rapid e-Learning Masterpieces

Trivantis

Here’s how you can make development even faster, and convert your storyboard into a rapid e?Learning Flash animations – Add existing SWF or FLV files to Snap! by Lectora® rapid e-Learning software is a flexible and powerful PowerPoint plug-in tool that makes rapid e-Learning content creation super speedy. To further save on development time, many e-Learning professionals draft out their course, or storyboard, using PowerPoint software.

5 Best Improvements in Articulate Presenter 09

eLearning Development

Video needs to be in the FLV format, but Articulate supplies a conversion tool just in case your video editing software doesn’t convert to FLV. Inserting video uses the Insert Flash tool and has the same options as SWF files. I’ve been using Articulate Presenter 09 for a couple of months now and have come up with the five things I like best about the new version.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. Format Factory : convert media from one format to another. Image Tuner : resize, rename, and convert image formats with this free tool. Web2PDF : convert a website or blog to PDF. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. Like a lot of guys, he has some issues with color perception so he wanted an easy way to match colors.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

When you move over a video MP4 file onto your page, it converts to FLV video – but when you decide to publish and select video – you can output the entire project as a MP4. Publish – Publish as a Single SWF, Publish as a video, Publish as a video on a mobile device, One click share to Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, YouTube or Snap! Initially this review was going to cover both Snap! and Snap! Empower, but I ran into a major issue with Snap! What was it?

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. Video (Ctrl+Alt+V) formats include SWF, FLV, F4V, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 3GP. SWF: (Shockwave Flash) It contains vector designs, animations, audio, and videos for web browsers using Flash player). Video (ALT+N+V Individually) formats include SWF, FLV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, DV, and 3GP.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

You can import content from a variety of formats, including image formats (PSD, GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF and POT), sound formats (MP3 and WAV), and popular animation and video formats (SWF, FLV with metatags, AVI, and MOV). You can use the SWF files generated by Adobe Captivate with any tools that support SWF files, such as Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Dreamweaver software. Can I convert that to a subscription? On this page. Basics.

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