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. It can be hard to know where to start when trying to reduce file size. Below we’ve put together some helpful information to get you started on your file reduction journey! FLV (Flash Video Format).

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?

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Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. Market Penetration The Flash player is installed on a higher percentage of end user computers than any other video format. And as more consumer sites continue to move to the Flash video format, it's even more likely that your audience will have an appropriate player.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

While there are a plethora of video file types, which consist of codecs and containers, choosing the right one doesn’t have to be complicated — but it certainly can be. You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. Containers (file extensions).

Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

Captivate also bundles the Adobe Media Encoder, allowing you to import video in any popular format, and the same is converted into FLV and placed on your slides. Worried about published file size? While rendering over low bandwidth connections, Cp has the smarts to ensure that the Cp project and the FLV stay in synch. One of my favorite features this time is the new Video import and synch capability in Captivate. This adds a new paradigm in content authoring.

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5 Best Practices of creating an eLearning Video

Wizcabin

Structure your information into bite-sized chunks. To achieve an effective learning program with videos, you should consider segmenting your video content into bite-sized chunks that can easily get absorbed. Ensure you compress your video into a smaller size to give access to mobile users. The higher the file size, the harder it becomes to watch for mobile users with a poor connection. Not all video formats work with mobile devices.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. So to get a clear picture, let’s see the various formats supported by Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora 16.

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