How to Speak Like an eLearning Pro


For novices, it can be difficult to get started when the response to a simple question is laden with what sounds like absolute gibberish: “No problem! All we have to do is to convert all the media to.flv so it can be embedded in the SWF, then publish the SCORM package to the LMS.”. With the increasing shift to elearning, new people have the “jargon experience” each day.

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Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Typically, an eLearning development tool is a software program designed to manipulate files and other raw material and convert them into online courses in specific file formats that can be consumed by end-users using an LMS platform. Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. Overview.


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mLearning: The Time is Now

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In what may be another boon for mLearning, last week Google released a beta tool called Swiffy , a free Flash to HTML5 converter. My first thought about Swiffy was that it would solve a LOT of the problems I hear with SWF content not playing on Apple devices like the iPad. I tried Swiffy on some of my Captivate-published SWFs and I'm sorry to report that none of them converted using the Swiffy beta.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Heeding the advice of start small and fail quick , I have dipped my toe into the m-learning space by converting an existing online course into a smartphone-friendly format. Besides, if you are relying on bells and whistles to engage your audience, there are deeper problems you need to address. Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5.

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Personally, I find this works well for me since I have slight color distinction problems, which many men have. I’ve been using it for a few years now and have never had any problems with it. 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.

Publishing a responsive project to Moodle (Html only)

Adobe Captivate

Regarding 1): My project was originally created as a blank project and now I converted it into responsive. When i delete the.pdf,swf data from the zip, nothing will start. Right now my only concern is to somehow get it to work and I’m not sure if the problem is on the captivate side or the moodle side. Hi everyone and a good day to you! 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).


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. Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course. Player font size can be increased by up to 200% to help learners who have ocular problems. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

Learning Interactions and Audio

Adobe Captivate

As I explained in the mentioned blog post, the term ‘Learning Interactions’ was introduced to distinguish the widgets compatible with HTML5 output from the older ‘widgets’ which were created for SWF output. You all know the usual interactive objects: button, shape converted to button, Text Entry Box, click box. Audio Problem.

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Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

At this moment the biggest problem with software simulations are the slides which cannot be interactive because they show mouse movements/scrolling/dragging. Those are SWF-based but will be converted to MP4 when publishing to HTML5. Intro. Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials. That has been indeed the primary goal when Captivate was released many years ago.

5 Best Improvements in Articulate Presenter 09

eLearning Development

If you follow me on Twitter, you might have seen my posts about having problems with the new version. Articulate has released two updates to Presenter 09 and most of the problems I had have been cleared up, or I’ve found workarounds. 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.

Review of Snap by Lectora and how it stacks up against Articulate

Unicorn Training

With Snap you can write and design an eLearning course within PowerPoint then use Snap to convert it into a Flash based course, ready for deployment on the web, LMS or CD-Rom.Snap actually works as an add-on to PowerPoint and offers very similar functionality to Articulate Studio Pro, but at a fraction of the price. There is an option to link YouTube videos, but there are problems with this approach. swf) can be imported with ease and re-sized accordingly.

Here’s How You Can Save Your Training Job in this Economy

Rapid eLearning

The problem solving is fun and a great learning opportunity. The challenge in all of this is that rapid elearning has to bring real value and isn’t just a bunch of PowerPoint files converted to Flash and then put online. The goal was to take a linear PowerPoint file and convert it to engaging and interactive content using our tools. Convert a Linear Course to Be More Interactive. swf) from the data files and used them in my Engage interactions.

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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? What if I have problems downloading my software?

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