The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 15, 2006 Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience I really like how they did this. on2.com creates the codec used in the Flash Player 8.

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4 Steps to Preparing Your LMS Content for Flash Course Conversion

Absorb LMS

If you made your eLearning courses before 2016, chances are the end of Flash® Player is already impacting how your LMS courses are performing. That’s because while Adobe is set to end Flash at the end of 2020, browsers have already been pulling support.

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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How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

This is nowhere more visible than with the 2020 mandate to end flash support.For edtech companies and ed publishers, it’s a case of “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”. These organizations have been developing Flash content for education since Macromedia offered Flash 1.0

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Flash to HTML5 Elearning: Costs vs. Benefits

42 Design Square

Adobe Flash reigned almost unchallenged as the elearning media of choice for over more than two decades; its ability to quickly create tweening animations and interactive applications were much valued by instructional and elearning developers. You’ve heard it by now and know that Adobe Flash-based elearning is on its way out and HTML5 elearning is the thing of the future. Flash-based elearning content will not play on all devices and from modern browsers.

Adobe Flash on Your Google TV

eLearning Cyclops

I have talked in the past about Adobe Flash coming to TV and the potential impact on e-Learning ( Adobe Flash on TV and Adobe Flash on TV - Update ). Now Google has announced Google TV and it WILL have Flash (Flash Player 10.1). Google flash e-Learning

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Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Use these tips to design accessible projects. Users with cognitive impairments often respond best to uncluttered design that is easily navigable. When a screen reader encounters content meant for Flash Player, the screen reader notifies the user with audio, such as "Loading.load done." by Kevin Siegel.

July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad. That iPhone/ iPad doesn’t support Flash is no secret, and developers are constantly developing new software to run Flash content on these devices. 22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers. Future Of Flash Is Open Source.

The Future For Flash

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I received a link to the Flash Plugin roadmap. A lot of elearning content today was designed and developed using Flash and that will continue in the foreseeable future. I’d hazard a guess Android will be abandoning Flash mobile too.

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eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

Flash Player 10.1 Recently Adobe has released the public beta of Flash Player 10.1 This is the first time the same version Flash Player would be available for Desktop and Mobile devices.This would help the development teams in delivering the applications on desktop and mobile phones at same level of engagement and consistency. Here is a short video of Kevin Lynch [CTO of Adobe] demonstrating the various Flash Player 10.1

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 3

Upside Learning

Far more time is spent on other phases of design and delivery than on evaluation. This article underscores the criticality of social learning strategy formulation, community design, rewards and incentives, content quality, and benefits tracking. A Study Of Trends In Mobile Design.

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New to Captivate – Making a Template Master Slide or Film Strip

Adobe Captivate

I’m an Animate (Flash) and once a Director developer. As the Flash player is coming to an end, we have decided (where I work) to use Captivate for our lesson publishing application. I have been tasked with making our template, and need to design choices that my other team members to choose from. I’m going to use responsive design with fluid boxes and I’m not sure where to design all of our possible layouts.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Use these tips to design accessible projects.   Users with cognitive impairments often respond best to uncluttered design that is easily navigable. When a screen reader encounters content meant for Flash Player, the screen reader notifies the user with audio, such as "Loading.load done."

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. Use these tips to design accessible projects.   Users with cognitive impairments often respond best to uncluttered design that is easily navigable. When a screen reader encounters content meant for Flash Player, the screen reader notifies the user with audio, such as "Loading.load done."

Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

The characters and animations are rendered up as standard Flash®. Here are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. Screen Capture from SimWriter simulation creation software.

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers! Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. Popular web browsers have already discussed their plans to no longer support the Flash plugin. At this point, there’s very little that Flash can do that HTML5 can’t handle. These tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5.

How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Create Interactivity with HTML5: Adobe’s Flash Player will become obsolete by next year, as the company has announced that it will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020. Safety training is an indispensable part of organizational training.

June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Three Reasons To Focus On Media Design In Learning. Instructional design is the first step in making a learning solution instructionally sound. Know the three reasons why eLearning should focus more on the media design besides instructional design.

Using Captivate to Create Cool Text Animations

Integrated Learnings

is a well suited e-learning development tool for simulations and the tool I turn to first for Flash-based e-learning development. Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. Flash CS5 has many new features.

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Audio-Video Sync in Captivate published movie

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash Player that plays the Adobe Captivate movie also plays the audio along with the movie. Adobe Captivate is designed to do so to logically stitch up users’ narrations that are done during or post-recording of a screen or application.

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Flash on Blackberry. Next Summer

eLearning Cyclops

According to the Boy Genius Report , RIM is planning to add full Flash support for the Blackberry browser by next summer (2010). This is not Flash Lite, but a full Flash player. If Flash does arrive on Blackberries it will mean opportunities to develop more interactive m-learning for these devices and expand users' access to m-learning currently developed in Flash and Flash Lite. Plus, this may be a motivator for Apple to add Flash to the iPhone.

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Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy – Part 3

Upside Learning

Flash is not supported on all devices; and to create something with a richer user experience, you need to look at creating apps. iWebKit is a file package designed to help you create your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad compatible website or web apps. Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

Leading Benefits of Lectora: HTML5 and Mobile

Trivantis

This means it doesn’t require a plug-in such as Flash Player, unlike other authoring tools. Design amazing mobile courses and experience unparalleled m-Learning support for yourself with a free 30-day trial of Lectora Inspire.

How to Insert eLearning Cutout People Videos in Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

The blank we are going to the flash player publish settings. In responsive projects you want to upload.MP4 files to work with responsive design. I’m going to show you how to use our eLearning Cutout People Videos in Adobe Captivate 8.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player. My intent is to rebuild this course from the design level up.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android).

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

The latest release adds new features including better responsive design, the ability to convert legacy content as responsive projects and more font options than ever. It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead.

Why the iPad and iPhone not supporting Adobe Flash is a Great thing for mLearning

mLearning Revolution

There’s no other Industry in the world that was more affected by Apple refusing to embrace Adobe Flash in their iOS devices like the eLearning Industry. I don’t have the exact numbers but I would venture to say that more than 98% of all eLearning was/is based on Adobe Flash (i.e. Can we make a successful transition from eLearning to mLearning without Adobe Flash?

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #7

Upside Learning

Unlike most other video games, Kodu would let players create their own video games for the Xbox without any prior knowledge of programming. “Microsoft Research released a community game cum programming environment for the Xbox 360 called Kodu.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. So, what went wrong with Flash?

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

There really is very little different about designing mobile learnin g from other forms of learning. Typically, we wouldn’t design any sort of mobile learning intervention to run beyond five minutes.