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.

4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion

CommLab India

Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning? Well, you need to convert them to the HTML5 format. The primary reason you should convert your Flash-based courses into the HTML5 format is that these courses cannot be accessed on most mobile devices.

Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What prompted you to go the HTML5 way? The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon. We designed custom scroll bars.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The troubled history of Flash.

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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Highlights of the ASTD International Conference and Expo 2012

Raptivity

Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of the Harbinger Team that exhibited at the ASTD International Conference and Expo in Denver, Colorado from May 6-9, 2012. The expo hall was brightly lit and abuzz with nearly 400 vendors [.].

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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. First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? Which is the best HTML5 authoring tool for you?

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.

Life After Flash: Giving Your Flash-based eLearning New Life

Brella

After serving for twenty years, Flash is settling into a well-earned retirement. A Brief History of Flash’s Demise. Steve Jobs dealt the killing blow in 2010 with his famous “ Thoughts on Flash ” essay. Implications of Flash’s Downfall. Fixing Your Flash Legacy Problem.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

interfaces directly with the product (ribbon? is not the only product which has an issue with a 64 bit Windows computer but in combination with PPT 2010, I’m unaware of any other. When I looked at the product, I immediately thought on the song by Snap – called Power!

HTML5 benefits outshining limitations

Aptara

HTML5 benefits outshining limitations. If potential customers are greeted by a broken page or told to download an app that doesn't work on their device type, they may become frustrated with the whole process and leave the site. Seeing the light on HTML5. Adobe acknowledges HTML5.

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Product: Raptivity. Don’t get me wrong, this is a product that offers some really great features, but it constant pitching within the product to upsell, becomes irritating, so much so, I can easily see someone blasting the product into recycle bin space.

The Top 10 Best eLearning Game Templates in 2013

eLearning Brothers

Our overworked development team is constantly adding new activities built in Flash, HTML5, XML, PowerPoint and the market-leading authoring tools to provide increasing variety and new ideas to your toolbox, all catalogued and searchable to make the best fit easy to find.

How to Get Lectora Game Templates to Send Score Results to Your LMS

eLearning Brothers

These are great as stand-alone tests, but with just a little customization, you can use them to pass a score to your LMS, set up customized results, or set branching content within Lectora. Now for the Flash.

HTML5: A future without plugins?

Aptara

HTML5: A future without plugins? These organizations know that they need a direct way to put information into the hands of customers and that anything that comes between them and this goal must be examined and changed.

How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)

eLearningMind

In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform.

Pooja Jaisingh – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

In her current role, she conducts numerous seminars and workshops, educating training folks on the features of Adobe Systems’ e-learning products. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. You have to use the advanced features in the product to define the gamification elements. Pooja: Tools have already started aligning themselves to adapt to the HTML5 publish option.

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When are System Simulations Appropriate?

Integrated Learnings

It is a safe environment where the learner can make mistakes without interfering with actual customer information in a live system. Do you have access to a training or test environment that allows you to capture images of the procedure without impacting customer accounts and/or proprietary information? do they have Flash capability)? Remember, for mLearning, Apple products such as the iPhone and iPad do not run Flash. By Dean Hawkinson.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. If you are seeking TM as your focus and you want one of the big dogs – I found Plateau’s system to offer appropriate functionality for it, but found some real concern in other areas (see my product review). The product is Flash based, which is nice, but lack of mobile optimization for the iPad.

Top Tips to Design, Develop and Deliver e-Learning Content!

Hurix Digital

Today, we are living in a privileged world where everything from the coffee we drink to clothes we wear can be customized to our liking. Advantages of Custom e-Learning Content. Among other advantages of custom learning content include-.

Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Strategy & Research, Harbinger Knowledge Products): Janhavi has over 17 years of experience in the Information Technology field with a focus on web development, project management and marketing. At Harbinger, Janhavi has been involved in strategy, marketing, CRM and new product initiatives including Raptivity, YawnBuster and TeemingPod. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists, on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. John: I think we created a product that was truly unique and powerful at a time when there were no other solutions available for those who needed to create courses.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on most of the world's computers.  The Smart Player automatically detects if the learner's device or browser supports Flash.

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E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

What I like about conferences is the ability to see the latest products and hear the pitches from the vendors. Demonstrations are crucial, whether it is a 30 minute one, with an audience or one on one, with a potential customer. Regardless, you need to have your product out and showing. Demonstrations or Live Product – The majority show you the actual product and let you test drive it. their own sales folks) and type of product they are pitching.

3 Major Learning Management Developments of 2018

KnowledgeCity

Tham suggests that this approach would help optimize productivity while catering to shorter attention spans. Because more and more learners are doing job training on their own mobile devices, and Flash simply isn’t compatible.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Trivantis’ products are used by companies in over 125 countries, and are offered in 6 languages. Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Creating your own custom variables gives you immense power, especially when you’re creating an e-Learning game.

14 eLearning Templates Too Good to Pass Up

eLearning Brothers

Pick the popular World Race Game to zip around the world with engaging multimedia, and Q & A ready to be customized. Available in HTML5, Storyline, Quizmaker, XML, Flash and other formats.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. In addition, each browser is a bit different in how it supports HTML5 and there are hundreds of devices that may be used to access the content. That’s not the case with HTML5.

Adobe Captivate 2017 Release

Adobe Captivate

Adobe has made the decision to break from the product numbers of the past and now simply call the product Adobe Captivate 2017 Release. HTML5 offer many advantages but this limited developers to the commonly used fonts, namely web safe fonts.

Developer's Perspective of Adobe Captivate 6

Integrated Learnings

From my perspective as a developer, I like the fact that I can customize my own theme and share with my team of instructional designers. Further, a single SCORM package can be exported that will adapt to Flash or HTML 5 depending on the learner's system. Also, there appear to be no new action triggers which have led to the popularity of products such as Articulate Storyline and ZebraZapps. Development Tools eLearning Blog Captivate HTML5 Adobe eLearning PowerPoint

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

First, what is the course customization that you require within the confines of your training program? In fact, Flash will be outdated next year (2020) and no longer be supported on most web browsers and so it is advisable to avoid course output in this format. Overview.

How to Use CSS in Your Lectora e-Learning Courses

Trivantis

Products. Easy Flash Content Creation. Custom Development Services. Custom Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Live Product Demonstrations. Customer Support. Product User Guides. Products.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

It could be creating checklists to increase safety compliance or a custom calculator to help process certain tasks faster, the possibilities are endless. But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora?

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Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. See this Flash Platform blog post for more details: [link]. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? What will happen with Flash Player support on RIM?s

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5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Basic systems – people are being overwhelmed with systems that shove as much as they can into their product and overcharge for it. Extended Enterprise/Channel Product/Distributors Market. They create a multi-tenet product, with e-commerce capabilities, some of which shopping carts already built in; skinned to look like the distributor/wholesaler, etc., HTML5 & Rapid Content Authoring Tools.