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. Let’s admit it!

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.

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

42 Design Square

How much do you have to spend to convert your flash-based courses converted to HTML5? The answer depends on your existing courseware and what you expect your HTML5 courseware to do. A bit of creative instructional design can help you use the same audio in your new HTML5 version.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves. Thus, the LMS vendors are creating a Bogeyman – their own bogeyman, and it does not have to be that way. Far too many LMS vendors are stuck in a rut. Oh, excuse me – social networking to most of the vendors who spin it under the guise of social learning.

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

eLearning 24-7

There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Again, simple and yet again arguably with many vendors difficult to do. There are dozens of free audio plugins available on the net, so why aren’t screen capturing/recording vendors offering the ability for the end user to add them? Ability to add basic transitional effects – for those that want to use it . Flash vs. HTML5.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How they’re used is what makes them effective. I’m sure that there will be some vendors who’ll sell “gamification” as a feature. Tom: Most vendors have embraced accessible development. 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. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones.

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.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

billion dollars (USD) by 2015 and an increase in competition in the space, it is time for vendors to act. Interestingly, a large portion of LMS vendors have not optimized their products for the iPad/ iPad2 and with the exception of two content authoring tools, HTML5 capabilities, specifically the ability to output a course in HTML5 does not yet exist. Editing/Adding Effects/Manipulating. Isn’t it finally time for the vendors to listen?

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. . Can your vendor scale to meet such a demand?

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Which video elements will help you effectively narrate the story – audio/simulations/animations/graphics? 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.

Do You Evaluate Your Training?

Enyota Learning

If no, it’s time you assess your training to get concrete data around areas of improvement, training limitations, and its direct effect on performance engagement. Why do you want to measure the effectiveness of your training? Reevaluate Your Development Team or Vendor.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Flash vs. HTML5 : This is actually not a point of debate anymore. HTML5 is the future of mobile web, even if it’s not ready to the extent we believe it to be.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Integrating with a vendor’s API can speed up eLearning processes by automating time-consuming manual tasks like updating, deleting, or exporting lists of users. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement. How using templates can increase your effectiveness. The 7 Secrets to Being a Rockstar Vendor.

Let Go Through BPO for eLearning

Web Courseworks

SCORM, Flash, HTML5, 508 compliance , etc… The rapid pace of change and innovation for eLearning is making the lack of synergy between education expertise and IT expertise more apparent. However, it may take years for an association to effectively move to a Level 4 or 5.

5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

Is there a more effective way to share a presentation? A word of caution: depending on the service, you may lose animations and effects. Convert your file to HTML5 or Flash. You can also convert your file to a more flexible format such as HTML5 or Flash. HTML5+Flash can also be downloaded on all devices and in all browsers. iSpring is an international software vendor of professional tools for e-Learning authoring and content delivery.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Flash. HTML5.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

How can rapid e-learning help me deliver more effective online learning for less?” . Rapid development tools and their ease of use mean your internal staff can update content quickly and cost-effectively, without having to go back to the vendor. .

Rapid Authoring Tools: A Boon for E-learning

CommLab India

Many companies now look forward to buying good authoring tools or hiring the right e-learning vendors who can address the frequent training needs of organizations. So, it would not be wrong to say that the entire process of e-learning development has become cost effective.

Go Mobile?

CLO Magazine

But while many organizations have used the method effectively, it is not always the best choice. But just because millions of people use tablets and smartphones in their personal lives doesn’t mean all types of workplace learning can adapt to the medium effectively. “But so much e-learning is done with Flash, and that creates a problem on mobile devices. Mobile learning is often viewed as the next big thing in learning delivery.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

If not, just skip and look at some other vendor. A UI designed on HTML5 is always mobile responsive. Check the demo on different devices to see how they have implemented the HTML5. For example, you should prefer an HTML5 video instead of the flash format. Many platforms do not support Flash. LMS vendors keep some advanced features as paid Add-ons. Learning is effective when it is fun. Nor was the admin-to-LMS vendor tech support.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Interest in the mobile web app approach remains strong with many organizations especially from those wading into the mobile learning pool for the first time (from both the customer and vendor perspective). And learning vendors (e.g.,

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Apart from the popular multiple choice questions, other formats such as drag and drop, scenarios, case studies and so on can be used to make assessments interesting as well as effective to test knowledge. Tools Used : Tools that can be published into HTML5, work well with mobile devices.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. ” Lesson 8: Go small by going Big — This is a continuation from my last lesson learned, where I advice against shrinking your desktop content for the smaller screen via HTML5 conversion tools. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Indeed, many traditional eLearning vendors ventured into the market though not in the volume or with the fanfare we had postulated twelve months ago. Others vendors will quickly follow/respond. lack of Flash support). The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 A.K.A.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

I will agree that accessing mobile learning content via a device’s embedded web browser can be an effective and useful delivery modality (and is improving every year) but the overall experience is generally watered down and less effective and engaging. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

How to Make BYOD Work

CLO Magazine

Even though most of them have a personal mobile device, Sue Puhlhorn, the company’s senior director of learning and organizational effectiveness, said those hourly employees need to learn on site when time can be scheduled. Further, vendors have a responsibility to keep up with the technology. “When the iPhone first came out, Flash vendors got nervous, but once the iPhone had that huge adoption curve, especially in corporations, there was no question.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Flash will still have an impact (at least in the area of mobile learning). Interestingly, it's Xyleme - an LCMS vendor that is sponsoring the site. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

I would encourage all tool vendors to take a good hard look at the products they sell and ensure that they are offering something unique and useful. Joe: Tool vendors have been more reactive than proactive in many ways. As an example, HTML5 was added to most development tools only after it was clear that Flash was on its way out and as it became evident that more people were browsing the web on their mobile devices than on their desktop computers.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

A lot of tools now converting Flash to HTML5 - big growth area for tools. 3) HTML5 v Flash Some browsers (below IE9) don't work with HTML5. Still have clients request stuff in Flash, guiding them away from it. Using Javascript and tween libraries as alternatives to HTML5 Value of Adobe Edge to change Flash-based projects? But not everything works on HTML5. Couple of LMS vendors coming out with MOOCs as part of platform.

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

Rapid eLearning

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. From there you can play your Flash content.

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