How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker.

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Including high-quality images and videos often adds hugely to audience engagement, but it also adds file size. Here are five ways to compress PowerPoint file size for easy emailing and speedy running of your presentation. Method 2: Locating large files in your PowerPoint.

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How to Reduce the File Size of your eLearning Images

LearnUpon

Do you find that the file sizes of your courses are huge? To overcome this you need to reduce the size of the mixed media elements within your courses. One quick way to achieve this is to use image compression to reduce the size of the images you are using. . File size.

CPTX file size

Adobe Captivate

User has reported a CPTX file size increase issue in Captivate-5. Tags: Technical Support Under the hood Adobe Captivate 5 CPTX file size We have identified the issue and have a easy workaround for the problem. Issue will be fixed in the next release of Captivate.

File size limit for CP executable

Adobe Captivate

Is there a max size and number of Cp slides limit? Discussion executable Executable size file_sizeAsking for a colleague. I have a 430 slide project which publishes to a 391MB unzipped Windows Executable.exe and either loads with a grey circle icon with exclamation mark in it or just a black screen. If I remove a few slides (from anywhere in the project) it loads fine. Seems like I’ve hit a ceiling. That should do for now.

How to Play the eLearning File Size Game Without Losing Quality

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever had to play the File Size Game? The game we play is when we decrease course file sizes to load faster for your learners without losing quality. You might want to have a file size game plan. File Size Game Strategy.

Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming?

Adobe Captivate

Hi, Are there any standard suggestions for max file sizes for html5 projects? I have around 40 mp3 files totaling around 40 MB. The post Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming? I have a lot of audio in my project and Im not sure if I will have loading issues. My end user will be streaming on a moderately high speed connection (colleges across the US).

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

Some of these photos had a file size of 10MB or higher. Imagine building an e-learning course with dozens of photos this size–the course size would cause all sorts of problems with the students. Optimizing your graphic, audio, and video files will help reduce the size of your e-learning courses. Resizing pictures or videos on the slide doesn’t change the size of the underlying file. The downside of optimizing media files?

Simple vs. Complex eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

Although, depending on the number of design elements you need to make this could save you time and file size. Small File Size. This type of design often takes hours or days to complete and when saved their files are enormous. Large File Size.

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Daily Bookmarks 07/25/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Mark Siegriest is trying to find the best audio settings to balance sound quality and file size. The most surprising finding in this is that at the lowest bitrates, the file size actually went up, not down. 32kbps was the smallest file size in his sampling. elearninglive.com » Captivate Audio Output Settings Comparison - Part One - Encoding Bitrate. Results of an experiment on the encoding bitrate for Captivate.

How to Compress your eLearning Videos

LearnUpon

Videos files are typically large and bulky resulting in slow upload and download times, not to mention full hard drives. However, there are some simple tactics you can use to reduce the size of your video files. . Why reduce the file size of a video?

Adobe Captivate: Two-Bits for the Best Rate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Constant Bitrates (CBRs) produce smaller file sizes. By contrast, Variable Bitrates (VBRs) tend to produce audio with a higher, more consistent quality level than CBRs, but the VBR file sizes will be larger than CBRs. by Kevin Siegel.

Illustrated People Pictures

eLearning Brothers

Each pack includes: 45 poses.png files with transparent, cutout backgrounds. Individual file size: 100 KB (may vary slightly). Need some illustrated people for your next training course? We have just released packs of characters with transparent backgrounds.

Adobe Captivate 5: Two-Bits for the Best Rate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 Constant Bitrates (CBRs) produce smaller file sizes. By contrast, Variable Bitrates (VBRs) tend to produce audio with a higher, more consistent quality level than CBRs but the VBR file sizes will be larger than CBRs. by Kevin Siegel.

How to reduce demo recording bloat?

Adobe Captivate

This stuff often gets recorded in my demos, which causes extra editing and file size bloat. What is the best way to reduce periods of inactivitywait in demo recordings? I just want the recording to contain the user’s actual actions and any processing activity by the system. Having a script helps, but there has to be option to optimize the content of my recordings. The post How to reduce demo recording bloat? appeared first on eLearning.

Using PowerPoint Shapes in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

And, look how small the file size is. Sometimes, your file size can bloat when you import images. We will cover a few ways to reduce image file size in the next blog post. Using PowerPoint Shapes in Captivate.

How to Design Fantastic M-Learning with 9 Guidelines

InfoPro Learning

Things like connection speeds will help you determine the technology to use for your m-learning, and also the file size and the type of elements you use. Make bit-sized learning. Know the size and resolution.

How to create eLearning courses at zero budget

Your Training Edge

If you prefer watching videos, this one will let you quickly get started with the tool: YouTube video: Courses and quizzes adapt to any device and screen size so learners can take training 24/7, wherever they prefer.

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Do You Hear That? It’s Your eLearning Course Sounding Better

eLearning Brothers

Most rapid authoring tools work best with the MP3 file format, and if you’re dealing with narrations, there’s no need to export higher than 128 kbps (CD quality). You could export to 320 kbps but that kind of quality is unnecessary and will just be a larger file size.

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How To Swap Out a Logo

Knowledge Guru

Click the ‘CHOOSE FILE’ button. Make sure the new image has a correct file size and has the right dimensions. Every Knowledge Guru game comes with it’s own default logo.

How to Use SCORM On QuoDeck?

QuoDeck

Step 5: Select this option and upload your SCORM Files (Learning Standard: SCORM 1.2 and file size less than 50 megabytes). SCORM content can be used as an individual learning module in your Learning Course on QuoDeck Platform. Follow below steps to upload your existing SCORM content on QuoDeck. Step 1: Sign into QuoDeck platform using your Creator credentials. Step 2: Select the course for editing, in which you wish to upload the SCORM.

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Spy Challenge eLearning Flash Game Template

eLearning Brothers

Each template is fully customizable in Flash (we give you the.fla Flash source file). Specs: Files included: Fla and.swf. File size: Final.swf only 144 KB. Another great Flash eLearning game template from e-LearningTemplates.com.

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How to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Insert > Video > Video on My PC > Insert drop-down arrow > Link to File. But it does mean that your presentation file size becomes huge, as the video is part of the deck. Click that, and now you have a linked video file that doesn’t eat up your file size.

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Reduce the Size of a Captivate Project

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe's Mukul Vinay Lele has written an article that includes a workaround for bloated project sizes that you might encounter in your Captivate projects. Recently our customer Paul Thrippleton raised a CPTX file size bloating issue in forums. We worked on it and have found out that the issue is seen because of the audio files (.wav wav and.mp3 files).

What is a Mobisode? and Why They Are Useful

InfoPro Learning

First, file sizes are kept at a minimal for each video so learners do not need to wait to load a large video file. A Mobisode is short video for mobile learning developed by Infopro Learning. Why We Made Mobisodes.

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Ben Franklin m-Learning Course

eLearning Cyclops

This one uses quite a few imported graphics making the file size quite a bit larger than prior courses (533kb), but still a very manageable size even for my Nokia S40. My Ben Franklin MinuteBio is finally complete and now available at MinuteBio.com.

Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files. File sizes also seem to be very small; perhaps because of the plain text nature of HTML5. Weekly Finds Convert SWF Files To HTML5 HTML5 SWF To HTML5 Swiffy

Synchronize video and animated objects

Adobe Captivate

File Size: Video takes more bits and bites. The issue with creating an eLearning project with video is that they file size will increase and that may cause buffer issues or even hosting issues. It also will keep the file size smaller.

Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal

TechSmith Camtasia

The image on the right is less than 1/2 the size of the original image on the left. Optimizing the PNG's in the Camtasia Relay PC recorder resulted in a ~7% (302KB) file-size reduction. But know that file size isn't the only thing affected.

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PowerPoint: Using the Microsoft Office Website to Find Related Clip Art Styles

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To the right of the image you will see a Download button, Dimensions, Resolution, File size, Downloads, Style, Rating, and Keywords.).

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course. The size of your course is going to affect everything downstream because it tells you just how much “water” you are trying to pipe down the hose! In fact, most LMS’s have a maximum file restrictor built in. Second is the type of video or audio files used in the course.

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Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Here's how to embed TrueType fonts in a PowerPoint presentation: From the PowerPoint ribbon, choose File > Options. From the Preserve fidelity when sharing this presentation: area , select (check)  Embed fonts in the file.

Balancing image quality and SWF output size in CP 5 – 2

Adobe Captivate

In the previous post we looked at the different options that CP5 provides at the slide level to control the image quality and size. The following example demonstrates the difference between CP 4 and CP 5 image settings and rendering and size: This is how the slide looks in the edit area.

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Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

However, there’s also a more practical reason why using the highest frame rate possible isn’t necessarily the always best idea: file size. More information means bigger digital files.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained.   Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. by Kal Hadi, COTP.