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.

Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. Converting your PowerPoint presentations into a SCORM package is an easy process if done with the right converter. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. Converting your PowerPoint presentations into a SCORM package is an easy process if done with the right converter. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5

Inkling

Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. The snowball effect continuous as enterprise companies move away from Flash. Users do not need to download native applications such as Office, like they would to open a PowerPoint. — Companies need to continue to leverage the power and flexibility of HTML5.

Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

What first comes to mind is good old PowerPoint. Here’s a fun fact: earlier this year, PowerPoint celebrated its 25 th anniversary. They offer professional authoring and learning features that PowerPoint fails to deliver. On the other hand, custom software misses out on the one-size-fits-all nature that is so intrinsically PowerPoint. The pros and cons of PowerPoint. What is it about PowerPoint that we like so much? PowerPoint in HTML5 and other perks.

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.

iSpring – The One-Stop Shop to Build Online Courses in PowerPoint

CommLab India

iSpring is a comprehensive e-learning authoring toolkit; a PowerPoint add-in, this tool makes it extremely easy and cost-effective to develop online courses from classroom PowerPoint resources. You can quickly publish your PPTs to online courses, retaining all animation effects, colors, and fonts. Sales Training: Want to train your reps on holding effective conversations with customers?

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.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many people create the content in PowerPoint and simply import the content into the eLearning tool. In my experience, creating content in PowerPoint is easy. In fact, I'd put the development time in PowerPoint at about the same development time as working within Camtasia (1.5 The production clock begins ticking after you create a blank project, open a project containing previously recorded content, or import external content such as a PowerPoint presentation.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

So, simplicity was there for the author, but at the cost of effective learner engagement. To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) PowerPoint driven applications like Articulate Presenter and iSpring certainly make eLearning easier to create.

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.

Legacy eLearning

CourseArc

For example, Adobe Flash , which was once popular for eLearning content, is now incompatible with most mobile devices, including Android and iOS. Even desktop browsers such as Firefox block Flash content by default and users may struggle to keep Flash up to date. Although there are many programming languages and tools out there, the industry standard markup language, at this time, is HTML5.

4 Reasons to Convert Your Legacy E-Learning Courses Using Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

And this rapid expansion in the use of tablets PCs and other mobile devices to access learning content has pushed Adobe Flash into oblivion. Because most modern browsers – both desktop and mobile – don’t support Flash. And with many an organization willing to bet their money on BYOD (Bring Your On Device), it’s safe to say Flash is no longer preferred. And Articulate Storyline is one of the best tools for the conversion of Flash-based courses.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions , but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

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The immense popularity and success of technology-aided learning has created the ever-increasing need to develop e-content that effectively engages the learner but all within the constraints of available timelines and budgets. It is a stand-alone product but the user-interface design is very similar to MS PowerPoint. There is a variety of options available – import files from PowerPoint, MS Word, Quizmaker or any content developed with the Articulate Studio’09.

E-Learning Trends For 2018: From Flux To Focus

G-Cube

We thus see that 2018 will take external workforce training more effectively, resulting in increased employee efficiency and business growth. Fun thing with technology is that it is always giving us tools to try new things to increase learning delivery effectiveness. From projector slides to PowerPoint to Flash to Videos and HTML5, last couple of decades have seen quite a few changes in how learning content has been designed and delivered.

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

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Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Flash Animations and Interactions. PowerPoint-Based Authoring. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. Lectora Publisher.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

Courses were prepared using software products that were almost all based, to a greater or lesser degree on the Microsoft PowerPoint model of slides, templates and bullet points. All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash. The first and most important thing of course is to publish courses to HTML5 rather than Flash wherever possible.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. The online course development tool has a PowerPoint-like interface , and anyone familiar with the application from Microsoft can use it effortlessly. How can you develop a good web-based training (WBT) material?

The Content Conversion Cause - Abhijit Kadle

Aptara

Since the advent of e-learning, Macromedia products were popular, and enormous quantities of content were generated using platforms like Director and Flash. Director died alongside CD-ROMs, taking Shockwave with it, but Flash hung around. . As long as there was a need for animation, interaction, and engagement to be delivered over the web, Flash survived, mainly because authoring platforms meant for e-learning couldn’t provide the required sophistication. Flash to HTML5.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Video processing: Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Power Director, Adobe after Effects, Pinnacle Studio etc. Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint. You won’t require any exceptional technical skills but the essential abilities to create simple PowerPoint slides.

eLearning Basics: Can You Make Your Own eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

This will probably be SCORM or xAPI and it will include HTML5 (read our article about the upcoming end of Flash). Most learning management systems will allow you to import things like videos, PowerPoints, PDFs, and–yes–elearning courses.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

Those of you, who love to sprinkle effective animations in your e-learning courses, check out the following rapid e-learning tools. For the quick conversion of an existing PowerPoint presentation to an online course, iSpring Suite is the rapid authoring tool to use. PowerPoint offers a variety of animation effects for text as well as graphics. iSpring was the first e-learning authoring tool to feature the morph transition effect.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Articulate storyline is a desktop application that looks and feels like PowerPoint. It also lets you develop exciting Flash animations.

10 Reasons Why Raptivity is a Must Have Tool

Raptivity

These can be used to create stand-alone learning objects or can be easily embedded into your favorite tool, like PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, Lectora, Claro, Captivate and many more. Consistency in the course layout helps learners to navigate and use the course effectively. It truly does not count if you are a professional or a beginner; thanks to Raptivity, you don’t require any programming or technical skills to wow your learners.

Evaluating 3 Useful Tools that Support E-learning Development

CommLab India

But apart from these rapid authoring tools, a few other tools are also used by e-learning developers such as the multimedia editing tools, PowerPoint add-ins, and tools that help you make digital resources. Adobe Presenter is an e-learning software application developed by Adobe Systems and available as a Microsoft PowerPoint plug-in. For organizations with in-house corporate training professionals, Adobe Presenter is a cost-effective solution.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. You’ll find tips and answers to all your questions for developing effective iPad content including: Page sizing. Flash and interactivity. Did You Know Lectora is the ONLY Major HTML5 Authoring Tool? View High Quality Flash Animations on iPhones and iPads. Lectora: ONLY HTML5 Authoring Tool. Tips for Rapid Flash Creation. Forum. Logins.

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E-learning Authoring Tools’ Face Off – Storyline 2 vs. Captivate 9

CommLab India

Features: PowerPoint-like interface reduces the learning curve. The Screen recording feature allows you to create effective online software training courses. You can Publish to both Flash and HTML5 so that you can access the courses on your mobile devices too. Publish to both Flash and HTML5 so that you can access the courses on your mobile devices. E-learning development has never been as easy and quick as it is today – thanks to rapid authoring tools.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

In my earlier blogs, we looked at the easy authoring features of Storyline 360 and its ability to create good animations and facilitate effective learning interactions. Studio 360 is a software application that can be used to transform classroom PowerPoint Presentations into engaging responsive web-based courses. Effective integration with Articulate Review, enabling you to get in-context feedback from stakeholders and subject matter experts.

Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

While it’s relatively easy for a teacher in a classroom to interact with the learners and, by ‘reading’ the situation, involve them in the learning process in the most effective ways, it’s much harder for those producing online learning materials. Visually attractive materials aren’t necessarily the most effective – but if they’re not visually attractive, they won’t attract learners’ attention and, so, they’ll be ineffective anyway.

How to Leverage Interactive Learning Tools for Engaging Training Experiences

Kitaboo

The effectiveness of this can be ascertained by the fact that 77% of U.S. Creating an interactive learning experience is a cost-effective solution that can be adopted by various businesses to include in their training curriculum as it completely eliminates the need for gathering employees in one place. Further, it can also be used to develop eLearning courses in PowerPoint, which can be easily embedded with quizzes, surveys, interactions, assessments, and other practice material.

Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

Launched in 2014, Gomo was one of the first tools created to move eLearning authoring towards responsive HTML5 content authored and delivered in the cloud. It is HTML5 compatible, but this can be buggy considering everything was programmed with Flash in mind.

Walking down the Interactive Learning Path with Raptivity

Raptivity

Raptivity addresses the single most important goal of teachers, trainers and instructors – engaging the learners for effective education. Raptivity output can be embedded in a course or even in a PowerPoint presentation. A sophisticated WYSWIG editor , with single click Flash and HTML5 previews, is included for customization of interactions. Raptivity’s HTML5 output works perfectly across multiple browsers including Internet Explorer 10.0

How to Pick the Best Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

A legacy e-learning course refers to an online course developed using Flash, Dreamweaver, XML/HTML, JavaScript or earlier versions of rapid authoring tools. Converting a legacy course to the latest HTML5 can be a tricky process. In order to develop Flash-like interactivities, ensure the tool has the capability to develop attractive assessments, scenarios, and games. Most authoring tools in the market support responsive or HTML5 features.

M-Learning 101: I’ll Take My Rapid E-Learning to Go

Rapid eLearning

If you want to get started with mobile learning, all you need is PowerPoint. Android devices play your current Flash content. Before you spend a lot of time reworking your current content it’s important to know that the Android devices and most non-Apple tablets already play your current Flash content. Many of the complaints about Flash and tablets deal with some of the video streaming and games. And that’s easy enough with PowerPoint output.

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4 Pragmatic Strategies L&D Teams Must Use to Train Remote Workers with Limited Training Budgets

EI Design

3-Step Action Plan to Implement an Incredibly Effective Corporate Training Program for Virtual Teams. In my subsequent article – 8 Best Practices Business Leaders Can Adopt to Lead Through Business Disruption During COVID-19, I had outlined that in this crisis, how L&D teams can contribute effectively to the business by helping employees and leaders handle the changed dynamics. In this endeavor, just putting PowerPoint decks or Pdf resources would not do.

7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Storyline is a standalone application that isn’t built on top of PowerPoint, however if you know how to use PowerPoint you are going to feel comfortable using Storyline. One of the secrets to making eLearning effective is to include just the right amount of interactions in order to keep the learner engaged, and Storyline makes build interactions, even complex ones a breeze. HTML5, Flash and Mobile Learning.