Transitioning your flash assets to HTML5? Here’s what you need to know

Magic EdTech

By now, it is well known that Adobe will be discontinuing Flash support after December 2020. However, this change is in many respects long overdue, as the new educational technology landscape requires courses to be formatted in a way that is compatible with mobile devices and tablets.

Ensuring An Effective Transition From Flash To HTML5

Wizcabin

Although the conversion of flash to HTML5 can take two different approaches, choosing one of them depends solely on the number of projects. In case you’re having a huge number of courses with inadequate skills, you should outsource for an effective transition from flash to HTML5. In this article, we’ll be exploring a few checklists that can guide you towards ensuring an effective transition from flash to HTML5.

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7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. The advent of HTML5 – the open web standard – with versatile native multimedia features offered the alternative needed for a departure from Adobe Flash. What is Flash? Related Read: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5.

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. With HTML5 establishing its prowess, we now have a superior and more versatile technology to play videos online without sweating about downloading compatibility issues, or time wastage.

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. Kris Castiaux, a Senior Instructional Designer on ePath Learning’s Pro Services team , has over 20 years of experience building engaging and effective custom courseware solutions. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Enter HTML5 !

4 Tips to Effectively Convert Adobe Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Adobe Flash is dying. Long ago Steve Jobs stopped the usage of Flash in Apple devices. But, ever since Google announced that it would block flash in its browsers, the impact has been huge. Also, most of the Android devices too do not support Flash. Apart from Flash-based websites, another area that has been facing the implication is online training. Bring All the Source Files of Flash-Based Courses Together. HTML5: What’s in it for E-learning.

4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Your Training When Migrating From Flash to HTML5

Adobe Captivate

Since Flash, a leading authoring tool till a few years ago, is not supported on mobile devices, organizations feel the need to convert their Legacy Flash courses to HTML5. These 4 Examples on How to Use Migration from Flash to HTML5 To Enhance the Impact of Your eLearning will help organizations improve their eLearning as they migrate from Flash to HTML5. This probed learners to interact effectively.

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

Adobe Captivate

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. This article outlines how you can use this opportunity to effectively migrate your legacy courses and enhance your online training delivery’s impact. Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5. As we all know, Flash does not support all mobile devices (most smartphones and tablets).

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . This paradigm shift has made Flash fall short when it comes to the mobile demands of modern businesses. Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. This news comes after nearly two decades of Flash dominance, where it was a standard for creating multimedia. Presently, the HTML5 vs Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. Why Convert to HTML5?

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. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

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.

4 Ways to Maximize the Impact of Your Training When Migrating From Flash to HTML5

EI Design

Since Flash, a leading authoring tool till a few years ago, is not supported on mobile devices, organizations feel the need to convert their Legacy Flash courses to HTML5. These 4 Examples on How to Use Migration from Flash to HTML5 To Enhance the Impact of Your eLearning will help organizations improve their eLearning as they migrate from Flash to HTML5. This probed learners to interact effectively.

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).      Publishing in Captivate takes your source content and outputs it into a format that can be consumed (viewed) by the learner. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers. SWF and HTML5 versions.

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Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

EI Design

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. This article outlines how you can use this opportunity to effectively migrate your legacy courses and enhance your online training delivery’s impact. Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5. As we all know, Flash does not support all mobile devices (most smartphones and tablets).

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. Currently, you can export SCORM packages to Flash, HTML, or both. Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. This output format does have one major drawback. HTML5 works on all devices so it’s the obvious choice as a successor.

8 Strategies To Capitalise On Flash To HTML5 Migration Opportunity And Get A Higher Return On Investment (ROI)

EI Design

While Flash to HTML5 migration is a necessity, it can be used to adopt learning strategies that can lead to a higher impact training and a better ROI. How To Capitalise On Flash To HTML5 Migration Opportunity And Enjoy A Higher ROI. I founded EI Design in 2002, and for over a decade, Adobe Flash was the de facto authoring tool for creating online courses. However, organizations still have a locked investment in Flash courses.

An A-Z Guide to Convert Flash-based Online Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Flash- an online course development tool that was the uncrowned king of the e-learning world. It seemed that the reign of Flash would never end. Despite its abilities, Adobe Flash suffers a major limitation – incompatibility with most modern mobile platforms. The technology-enabled learning development community soon found the solution – HTML5, the latest web technology paradigm. HTML5 runs smoothly on all devices, including the latest mobiles.

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

Learning Wire

Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In this article, I will begin the challenge that you face (existing Flash courses that are not supported on most mobile devices), the way forward (how to migrate your legacy Flash courses to HTML5 that supports multi-devices including Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones).

Best Practices to Migrate Legacy Flash Courses to HTML5 the Right Way

EI Design

Besides new online training development, you certainly need to evaluate to migrate some or all of you legacy Flash courses to a format that is compatible with Tablets and Smartphones. In this article, I will begin the challenge that you face (existing Flash courses that are not supported on most mobile devices), the way forward (how to migrate your legacy Flash courses to HTML5 that supports multi-devices including Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones).

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. This online tool enables you to create basic, but effective courses and lessons. This tool has one main purpose: making the eLearning process faster and more effective.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This page has all you need to know to on how to rapidly republish or recreate your courses to adapt to the imminent end of Flash at the end of 2020. What is happening to legacy Flash eLearning content?

Converting Flash to HTML5: Switch Now Before Support Ends

gomo learning

It’s the end of an era: the once common Adobe Flash format will be discontinued on December 31 2020. If you haven’t yet moved all of your learning content over to HTML5, now is the time. Converting Flash to HTML5 might seem like a major challenge. For employees, the main benefit of HTML5 will be the ability to access eLearning on any device, wherever they are. HTML5’s wider support and flexibility ensure that users aren’t restricted to learning at a desk.

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

Over the years, eLearning developers have used Flash in developing the courses. The coding process had been complicated until HTML5 made its way onto the scene. Previously, the developers used tools like XML, Java, and Flash to code the courses. However, HTML5 has now become popular and it is being extensively used to develop the eLearning courses. You can now convert flash courses to html5, where the readers find it more comfortable to read the course materials.

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option

Aptara

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option. While HTML5 gained its cultural cachet as a mobile content standard, the highly touted substitute for Flash on Apple devices, its strength comes from the fact that it works across platforms, desktop, smartphone and tablet inclusive. Organizations simultaneously committing to create more materials and facing audiences that want to reach them on every device type imaginable will find an ally in HTML5.

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era

Aptara

ELearning moves beyond the Flash era. However, these IT products are themselves changing and growing more effective. The transition to HTML5. While it was once the backbone of the Internet, Flash technology is now in decline. Revealed as a system full of security holes and requiring extra installation to run, it has taken a back seat to HTML5. Toth noted that programmers are coming back into vogue, as their skill sets are being called upon to work in HTML5.

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete

Aptara

Flash currently optional, soon to be obsolete. One of the hallmarks of an overall push toward HTML5 has been the decline in the use of Flash to play online media. Individuals won't miss the Flash plugin the way they prize the sound of vinyl records. If the rumblings from top professionals are any indication, the time has come for Flash to recede, replaced by newer and more effective ways to display content.

HTML5 rising on mobile's extreme popularity

Aptara

HTML5 rising on mobile's extreme popularity. When it comes to publishing Web content that will be visible on a variety of endpoints, the time has come to choose a format. The rise of HTML5. If HTML5 has faced a major challenge, it has been the entrenched nature of Adobe Flash. However, Trautman noted that mobility can cause clashes with Flash content. Evidence from elsewhere in the industry is also drawing the line between HTML5 and mobility.

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. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Soon Flash became a source of frustration for the world’s largest technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) But Flash is not compatible with mobile devices and latest browsers.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

PPT format, though highly popular, is not really suited for mobile devices. PowerPoint is a highly sophisticated tool with an array of animations and effects, but all the bells and whistles are not much use outside their own environment. Import your deck into another format, try sharing online – and the effects you sweated over three nights in a row are gone. The more feature-packed the deck, the more difficult to export your content as video, Flash or HTML5.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Ability to add basic transitional effects – for those that want to use it . Ability to convert various types of video formats to other video formats. Another issue I have with many vendors who offer effects – again, I like that – is that they fail to mention. The total amount of time to save and publish video with effects is longer depending on the number of transitions and effects. Flash vs. HTML5.

Three Smart Steps for Success in 2018

Artisan eLearning

More than just a trend, it’s an effective way to teach granular topics in short amounts of time. Micro-learning can come in a variety of formats too, whether that’s a video, an interactive infographic, or even something like our gamified micro-course on email and internet security. Don’t forget, Flash is indeed going away and will be replaced by HTML5. To learn more, see our Learning Solutions Magazine article on the Death of Flash.

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Top 5 New Features Articulate Storyline 360

B Online Learning

and when it comes to the publish format you can now choose from the following options: HTML5 only. HTML5 with a Flash backup (the HTML5 version is displayed first). Flash with a HTML5 back up (the Flash version is displayed first). Flash only. This looks cool and allows learners to rotate a dial to explore information or show cause and effect relationships. Hooray – a new version Storyline is here and I’m excited!

3 Major Learning Management Developments of 2018

KnowledgeCity

Microlearning is quickly gaining a reputation as an effective way to get through to learners across all generations , learning styles and available time. While content formats aren’t standardized across the learning management system industry, in 2018, many companies continued to move their training to learning management systems based on HTML5. Because more and more learners are doing job training on their own mobile devices, and Flash simply isn’t compatible.