Importing PNG sequences into Projects

Adobe Captivate

Looking for any tips or shortcuts as it pertains to incorporating, and maximizing png sequences in Adobe Captivate. The post Importing PNG sequences into Projects appeared first on eLearning. Objects Question Rollover Objects add additional effects question rollover objectsJust getting started here and coming from a app development background. I will be using cartoons as a means to respond to user input. Thanks.

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead. So like KDP, CreateSpace is effectively free apart from proofing and shipping (and perhaps designing a cover).

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead. So like KDP, CreateSpace is effectively free apart from proofing and shipping (and perhaps designing a cover). In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2 I explained how to self publish an e‑book. If you’re like me, you’ll now want to create a hard copy – a “real” book.

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How can I create a spotlight on a slide to highlight some information?

Yukon Learning

Right click this selection to save as a picture (right-click> Save as Picture >PNG). Be sure to save as a PNG. Now animate this with a fade and sync with your narration and you have your self a spotlight effect, quicker than the average confirmation hearing.

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Development Corner: Image Formats

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notice that that there is a squarish effect happening and details are lost. This effect is known as "JPEG artifact."     Here is an example of an image containing just 8 colors--all detail is gone and the image has a "posterized" effect.

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5 Free Camtasia Templates to Sink Your Teeth Into

eLearning Brothers

Position any of these PNG images over an image or video to achieve the effect that it’s playing or displaying on the surface of your choice. In case you haven’t heard, Lectora and Camtasia are brilliantly compatible.

Creating Transparent PNGs in PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

PowerPoint is also useful for creating cool visual effects outside of a presentation. This post will provide step-by-step instructions for how to create transparent graphics in PowerPoint and save them as a portable network graphic (PNG) file for use in an e-learning module.

Batch Edit with Snagit’s Covert Images

TechSmith Camtasia

For example, you could take a group of images and add a one pixel border to each, make the images 200×200 pixels and change the file format from JPG to PNG. You can add effects such as borders, edge effects or watermarks.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Basic effects (such as drop shadow and soft edges). It’s even possible to save as a PNG with a transparent background. By Joseph Suarez. Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself.

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A way with the fairies

E-Learning Provocateur

From the get-go, the map was so high level it was effectively useless. As you can see via my screenshot, Aurasma supports the binary transparency of PNG files; with the background of the fairy image invisible, the real background shines through.

Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

Rapid eLearning

Storyline has a more complete range of interactive capability so the template employs a hover effect. Check out these other free templates and assets shared in the community recently: Flat Icon Pack (PNG). Button Set Icons (PNG).

A Way With The Fairies


From the get-go, the map was so high level it was effectively useless. As you can see via my screenshot, Aurasma supports the binary transparency of PNG files; with the background of the fairy image invisible, the real background shines through.

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IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III

Upside Learning

Creating Custom Icons and Images: For all icons and images PNG (32 bits) format is recommended. Related posts: IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part II IPhone- User Interface Guidelines- Part I How to Develop Cost Effective Game Applications for the iPhone.

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

CommLab India

The supported image formats are GIF, JEPG, PNG. There is a possibility to download supporting documents from within the eLearning module (PDF, PPT, MS Word, EXE, ZIP, PNG, JPG, etc.). Selecting the right authoring tool for rapid eLearning projects is a process riddled with uncertainty.

Technical Communications: Online Versus Paper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Tony Self    What is more effective, a print document or an online document? It wasn't all that long ago that print documents would definitely have been voted more effective, especially considering the poor quality of computer monitors and slow internet speeds. To use the images, you'll need to allow time to save the images as online versions (in jpeg or png format). Which medium do you think is more effective, print or online?

Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design

eLearning Brothers

It’s a bunch of decisions, some big, some little, that go unseen by the learner but nevertheless effect the overall look and feel of the course. Download your copy of the infographic: PNG (Large) | PNG (Small) | PDF.

Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

While experimenting with the graphics and video, I found that the content of the background graphic really drove the best position for the video player in order to get a pleasing effect. My solution was similar, though I used a large page-sized PNG with a window cut in it.

How to Design the Visual Elements for Interactive Elearning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed that when you use rapid elearning tools (as well as PowerPoint) you can build effective elearning courses. Download: Characters (png). office equipment (png).

Why Flip Book Maker Is the Best Tool to Develop E-books

CommLab India

Often, designers of e-learning content focus on tasks such as setting effective learning objectives, using the right interactivities, and developing assessments.

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eLearning Magic: 3 Lectora Course Enhancement Tips

eLearning Brothers

However, you’ll also notice that the design elements are generic shapes that you can replace with your own words and images, effectively reskinning our skin to create your own module with a similar layout but a design aesthetic all your own.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

But optimizing your e-learning media files can have many positive effects: Your previewing and publishing will be faster while developing the course. JPEG, GIF, and PNG are three of the best formats for e-learning. You can use PNG and GIF for images, graphs, charts, and diagrams, as well as small images with text, buttons, icons, and logos. PNG has the advantage of a smaller file size; GIF has the advantage of also working for simple animations.

Improve learning with worksheets and handouts


Images – gif,png,jpg. Make your course more effective. With ProProfs, you can supplement learning with downloadable handouts and worksheets. At times, learners might find it difficult to grasp certain topics in your course.

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Waveform spotlight: Instant learner engagement

Brightwave Group

There are these sparks flying off and all of that was done by hand, that’s bespoke animations of little PNG graphics rotating, and the little sparks are flying off on a path there and fading as they go –that was all done by hand, and we can just do that.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Create a click and zoom effect to view images. Create a pan & zoom effect for your elearning scenarios. Snapshot focus effect. Animated text effect to highlight key words. Animated effect to introduce new scenes or information. Create a lightbox effect.

Create an Image or Video Mask Using Snagit 12

TechSmith Camtasia

Image masking allows you to create unusual and unique edge effects for your photographs and other graphics. You can also use these images in Camtasia Studio to add masking effects to your videos (see a sample video here.).

HTML5 Interactions: Why business platforms are converting Flash courses

Adobe Captivate

This fulfills the deficit created due to the absence of an instructor in a really effective manner. This allows the learners to explore the relationship between cause and effect, manipulate the data, control objects and so on. The learners can also receive information in the form of eBooks, where you can add page turning effects. The scalable vector graphics (SGV) files, unlike GIF, JPEG or PNG files, are scalable and does not suffer a loss in quality.

Enhancing Captivate Development with PowerPoint

Learning Developments

I also take photos and enhance them using picture styles and effects. Just about any thing you do in Powerpoint, you can either export in PNG format or take a screen shot of it. Since delving into learning content development a few years ago, I've been continually impressed with Microsoft PowerPoint's capabilities. It has awesome enhancements for photos and graphics, it has rich animation building capabilities, and it has a super easy user interface.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

BBC Sound Effects Archive Resource — Explore a weird and wonderful collection of noises & download more than 16,000 free sound effect samples. Instant Duotone Effect Generator – Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen duotone images many times. VectorMagic -Easily Convert JPG, PNG, GIF Files to PDF, SVG, EPS Vectors. Every week I include a few design resources and useful tools in my Learning, Design, and Technology newsletter.

Recolor ClipArt in PowerPoint


So this is the end effects that we’re going to want. You know, you can go to save as picture, so then the – with the save window here, if you just want to save it as an EMF, you can do that as a Windows meta file, or you should do a PNG. Synopsis.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

This tutorial does not give step-by-step instructions on using each of the effects in PowerPoint 2007 / 2010. From the Effects gallery, choose a border. (I Add a Glow Effect to the Border in a Coordinating Color. Add a Glow Effect to the Frame in a Coordinating Color.

Five must-have tools for online training providers


To do this effectively, you’ll require a range of software tools. From there you can paste it into a PowerPoint slide or something as simple as Paint and export the slide as a PNG or JPG graphics file.

How to Use Customized Adobe Captivate 8 Buttons

eLearning Brothers

One of the most effective ways to make your eLearning courses more engaging for your learners is through the use of buttons. Note: Be sure to save them out to a format that supports transparency (GIF, PNG, or BMP).

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

If you’ve included some background around your image, you may also want to consider visually popping your image off that background by applying a drop shadow ( Shadow option in the Picture effects command) option from the Picture Tools tab. A picture is worth a thousand words.

Building Finger-friendly Buttons for m-Learning


All you need are two image files (any file format will do—png, jpeg, bmp or gif)—one to show as the unselected radio button/checkbox, and one to show as the selected radio button/checkbox when your learner taps the button.

Help My Capture! How Do I Make Part of My Capture Transparent?

TechSmith Camtasia

In the Save As dialog box, select PNG as the Save as type. Click Image tab > Modify group > Color Effects > Color Substitution.

12 Top eLearning Project Management Tools You Need to Try


It’s remarkably effective for creating to-do lists, improving team communication and status checking. A simple concept that’s delivered in an incredibly effective way, Calendly is a meeting scheduling tool. You and your team’s time is a precious commodity.

DevCorner: Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Re-Sizing

TechSmith Camtasia

I wanted to implement a proof-of-concept program using vanilla C++ and an open source image library ( png++ , a C++ implementation of libpng ). The details of implementing this technique can be fairly elementary or quite advanced and offer a range of possibilities and effectiveness.