How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker.

What You Can Customize in Drive

Knowledge Guru

The Knowledge Guru Drive authoring tool allows you to create a Drive game that’s unique to your organization by customizing it with names, logos, registration fields, etc. Customize Your Drive Game. Scroll down to the Splash Screen Logo section, and click CHOOSE FILE.

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6 Factors to Consider while Digitizing Books at Scale

Hurix Digital

The ASCII format helps to reduce file size and allows text to be searched, reformatted or processed by third-party applications. By making books available online you can target new customers who are unable to travel to a brick-and-mortar store to make a purchase.

Newbies: More PowerPoint Hacks for Your Cp Project: Using PowerPoint Template Backgrounds in Your Captivate Master Slides

Adobe Captivate

File (from the Menu Bar) –> Export. You’ll need to change your File Type if it defaults to “Create PDF / XPS ” 4. Since I am always looking for ways to keep my file size low, I select. You’ll now have a file with that background.

UNINETT Spreads New Technologies Across Norway With eCampus Program

TechSmith Camtasia

They make use of Relay to record their lectures and many use the accompanying mobile app Fuse, which allows faculty and students to create content outside of the classroom. The students love it because the quality is superb yet the file size is low, not to mention it works on mobile devices.

9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses


Use Custom Images Over Stock Images Where Possible. In fact, there are likely to be stock images in all the e-learning courses you create or have developed. Custom images also make your e-learning courses more unique. Size Is Important.

Making elearning look good on retina displays


Elearning development tools don’t yet support a typical approach to retina graphics, which is to create lower and high resolution versions of the same image and deliver up whichever one suits the learner’s device. I would create the image with dimensions of 200 pixels by 200 pixels.

How to Integrate Padlet Into Your e-Learning Strategy


When creating e-Learning courses, one of the most difficult aspects of the traditional classroom to recreate is the collaborative approach to assignments. Of course, if you want to create a padlet for your class or institution, you don’t have to do so individually.

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. XML : This format requires a dedicated player that dynamically creates HTML5 format based on the XML source ?le,

YouTube Thumbnail Sizes and Best Practices (New for 2019)

TechSmith Camtasia

Thumbnails are reduced-size versions of images or videos that originally got their name from being about the size of a human thumbnail. That’s why creating a great custom YouTube thumbnail is so important. 2019 YouTube Thumbnail Sizes.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


This can be a time-consuming process, but fortunately several tools have been created to make this easier for online teachers and instructional designers. Good customer service. Cons: Relies on your own expertise/patience to create and add captions.

6 Top Considerations For Designing Mobile Learning

CommLab India

When you are designing for mobiles and tablets, be aware that the learning environment you create is sensitive to the user interface differences that are integral to a touch screen device. The default font size should be 14 points, the minimum font size should be 12 points.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility


Not customizing an off-the-shelf course. If you present them with an off-the-shelf course created by a company in New England, for example, they’re probably not going to be able to connect with the characters or any location specific references used.

Outstart’s ForceTen: Tips on using the e-learning authoring tool

Bottom-Line Performance

The metadata functionality is a huge plus for developers who share content (why create things twice?) One issue we faced was the file size: they had to be small enough to fit the 20 MB limit of ForceTen. The custom player we traditionally use couldn’t be uploaded into the course.

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA


PowerPoint is an awesome tool for creating your latest presentation template but if you’re the person responsible for creating them in your organisation, you’ll know that PowerPoint often behaves like a badly-behaved monkey. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Lowering the Size of Published SWFs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Fortunately, adding interactivity to a lesson does not negatively impact the size of the published SWF. There are some things that you can do while working in Captivate that may lower the size of the published SWF. In that case, you can lower the size of the SWF when you publish.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

Perhaps the best examples of microlearning with GIFs are GIF recipes which show how to create a meal in very easy steps: there’s no need to rewind video with sticky hands – it will repeat in just a few seconds. Verdict: Potentially highly effective but not the easiest to create or update.

New Release: Camtasia Relay 4.3 Adds Visual Graphs for Administrators

TechSmith Camtasia

The Camtasia Relay team spends most of its development time adding and improving capabilities for people creating videos. We’re aware that many customers are seeing fast adoption within their schools and businesses.

5 Steps to a Graphic Development Workflow for E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

The answer might be that you need illustrated diagrams or a custom photo shoot. I create a folder for each client and project and within that project folder are three folders for graphics: source graphics, final graphics and assets. Get or Create Visuals.

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Supercharge Your Mobile Learning with Lectora

CommLab India

As more number of organizations lean toward BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs, your mobile learning course needs to be optimized for viewing on devices with various screen sizes and resolutions. If you would like to add more functionality, customization is possible in these templates.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

This low poly generator creates a great looking in a matter of seconds. Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a file. Grab this free downloadable library of 150 Custom Color schemes for Microsoft #PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

10 Ways to Spot a Lame Corporate PowerPoint Template


If you work in a company with more than 1,000 people, you probably don’t know the designer who created your presentation template. Font size is too small. Custom fonts. I’ve blogged about how you can add a custom font to your presentation. Large file size.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

As learning and training head toward mobile devices, Lectora Inspire has set her direction and transformed fast as a rapid authoring software that can create mobile-friendly courses. Lectora 17 won’t take the source reference of the image in published files.

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video


It is highly unlikely that viewers will use symbols like “ © ®” to look for a file. Instead of naming your file “final_video.mp4” or “final_video.avi”, make sure that you rename the video including the same keywords. To skillfully promote your video, you need to have a custom thumbnail.

How To Use Responsive eLearning Design For Better Learner Engagement

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I answer 5 questions on how you can use responsive eLearning design to create better learner engagement. Ways Responsive eLearning Design Can Create Better Learner Engagement. What Are Some Tips You Can Use To Create Effective Responsive eLearning Design?

7 Examples Of Responsive eLearning Design For Higher Engagement And A Better Learning Experience

EI Design

In this article, I’ll show you why you should invest in it, when you should use it, and how you can create great responsive eLearning designs. Does it indeed create a better learning experience? How Can You Create Great Responsive eLearning Designs?

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

TechSmith Camtasia

I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. By escaping their daily grind, they were able to create a product, SQL Search , for use searching SQL Server databases. And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week!

First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.

Adobe Captivate

Converting the shape to a button was much easier to create nice buttons than the older workflow with Image button. Shape buttons also can have custom states on top of the InBuilt states which they share with the old button types (Normal, Rollover, Down, Visited). Intro.

First Reflections on Version

Adobe Captivate

Converting the shape to a button was much easier to create nice buttons than the older workflow with Image button. Shape buttons also can have custom states on top of the InBuilt states which they share with the old button types (Normal, Rollover, Down, Visited). Intro.

Why I Love Shared Actions since over 4 years!

Adobe Captivate

Custom Hotspot Questions. Using shared actions to create a custom controlled hotspot question which has lot of advantages over the default type of Hotspot question. Another version of a dashboard created with shared actions, to celebrate the arrival of CP9. However you can use the original shared action as template to create a new shared action. Intro. Shared actions were a new feature in Captivate 7 several years ago. They were improved with Captivate 8.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

billion people use Facebook daily, this creates an unprecedented opportunity for marketers to get their video content in front of potential customers. Everything a user has ever liked, clicked, watched, or interacted with is utilized to create an incredibly detailed personal profile.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM


PowerPoint is an easy way to create slides that help you to communicate ideas to an audience. 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.


Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA


PowerPoint is an awesome tool for creating your latest presentation template but if you’re the person responsible for creating them in your organisation, you’ll know that PowerPoint often behaves like a badly-behaved monkey. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

LMS Authoring Tools – What features do you need?

Ed App

LMS Authoring tools are computer software that creates eLearning-based training courses and lessons. This situation is often worsened by courseware typically being produced on a one-size-fits-all basis by a singular training company who then distributes it to multiple client organisations using the most unsophisticated features possible (usually a SCORM file to maximise compatibility and market size). eLearning courses take weeks to create and are large in file size.

Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

Each project has its Library, I use the term ‘internal’ for the Library which is created with each project. If you import a (compressed)mp3 file it will automatically be converted to a ‘raw’ wav-file which will also be in this folder. Intro.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. Create interactive animated scenarios. Create a click and zoom effect to view images. Create a lightbox effect.

Ring in the New Year by Making your eLearning Mobile


You could also increase text size to further increase readability on mobile devices. Your customers using mobile devices probably have shorter sessions on your LMS than those on desktops. Considering the above, what can you do to create a better experience for these mobile users?