How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

Visual Lounge

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 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.

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Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

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Other research disputes that finding based on many factors, including the idea that in the real world, our vision isn’t based on still images giving the appearance of motion, but is instead a constant stream of real-time information. More images means more information.

The Magic of Microlearning

Association eLearning

Keeping the parts focused and “bite-sized” helps prevent overly dense content. Smaller file sizes. There’s lots of good information in there, but it’s not so great if you just want to know one thing. One of you car’s headlights is out.

5 Steps to a Graphic Development Workflow for E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Here is what I file in each of the folders: Source Graphics: Original photos and images that will be modified for final use, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator files. Reducing the dimensions to reduce the size of the file.

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Want to Create the Best Responsive Courses? Follow These Best Practices


File size isn’t the only thing you want to cut down on. Check out this whitepaper for more information and stay tuned for the Lectora desktop beta test of Responsive Course Design (RCD) coming in mid October.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success


Also keeping the limited memory capabilities of mobile devices, it is a good idea to use cloud-computing file storage and sharing sites for access to reading resources or assignments. It should be ensured that they only contain information that can fit comfortably on the smallest of screens.

Instructional Design Questions? There’s an App for that! …You need to check it out.

Kapp Notes

At the same time, I had to learn as much as possible about how people really use their phones and about the gestural user interface, both of which informed the information architecture. Information at your finger tips concerning ID information, concepts and definitions.

5 Things You Should Know to Launch Your Course on Your LMS


There’s nothing quite as heartbreaking as assuming that your course is ready for launch, only to find out that errors and bugs are standing between the learners and the information they need. Know what file types and sizes are accepted by your LMS.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

Visual Lounge

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. The secret about video encoding is that you only need to know a bit of information to get great results.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

This is because of the difference in the screen size, layout of devices and compatibility with the output. Diversity in the screen sizes. Avoid using visuals of large file size, as they cannot be accommodated into the small screens.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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Ana Hoffman of Traffic Generation Cafe has some great information on the topic of content repurposing–she describes it as getting the most bang for your content buck. Writing a blog post is often time consuming and a lot of effort goes into research, writing, and editing.

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make


Group images, video, and audio files and text for use in constructing your eLearning course. Watch out for file size limitations, an extremely annoying shortcoming in some eLearning tools. For starters, choose the right narrator, male or female, for your audio files.

4 Simple Tips to Create Irresistible Video-based E-learning

CommLab India

The length of the video is also a factor that increases its file size. In such situations, the chances of learners forgetting most of the information go high.You need to ensure there is only one point per video as a video is meant to engage your learners and not detach them.

How to Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device – TechSmith Tips

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In this blog post I am going to talk through how to get mobile video files off of your device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Hi everyone and welcome to another round of TechSmith Tips.

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Mnemonic graphics – helps learners retrieve facts from memory by looking at images that represent factual information. Organizational graphics – helps learners organize the information using charts and graphs. The file type selected for images depends on the needs and priorities.

Lectora Basics: How to Use the Resource Manager


As the name implies, the Resource Manager is used to manage all of the resources that you import into a Lectora title, such as image files, video files, audio files, animated GIF files, Flash files, and attached or linked documents, such as PDF files.

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

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Geetesh Bajaj, our friend and internationally acclaimed PowerPoint and presenting expert, has put together information on why you may want to use Camtasia for recording PowerPoint Presentations. Because videos will certainly be compressed to deliver in an optimized file size.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility


Don’t overload slides with too much text or complicated information. If you have a lot of content that you MUST fit into one course, try using bullets and graphs to convey all the information.

Microsoft is Dumping Clip Art. What Are You Going to Do?

Rapid eLearning

Vector images also tend to have smaller file sizes because they have to store less information about the image. Not sure if you saw the news, but Microsoft is going to dump clip art.

Facing These Challenges with Mobile Learning? Check Out the Solutions

CommLab India

From the way we shop to the way we travel to the way we exchange information. With courses available at their fingertips, learners can grasp small bits of information in their free time. It can keep the mind from focusing on the topic and retaining information.

Notes from Adobe Learning Summit 2011

Learning Developments

When possible, load audio/video into the library and create instances of it in your learning to save duplications and file size. Add "ponder" time after audio plays to allow the information to be absorbed by the learner. Consider larger font sizes greater than 24 pts for readability on Android's smaller screen size. Yves Riel, owner of Flash Factor, gave an informative presentation on creating Captivate widgets and lessons from his experience.

Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden


Most presentations simply communicate information. Creating downloadable audio files for later use ( performance support ). How audio file size affects performance.

Neuroscience In Corporate Training: All Hype Or Practical Applications?


Unfortunately, a lot of this valuable information is hidden in the dark basements of science. And foremost, if you can’t find a clear application within a few minutes, file the information under “cool stuff,” but don’t change your current practice around it. File size: 141 KB].

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. Offered as a formal course with a facilitator or informal participation at your own pace. » Captivate Audio Output Settings Comparison - Part One - Encoding Bitrate.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


While Section 504 of the act stipulates general accessibility requirements, Section 508 speaks to electronic media and information technology accessibility, including the importance of captioning of videos to maximize their accessibility for hearing-impaired or international students. (In

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Animated effect to introduce new scenes or information. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG. In addition to that, I’m working to set up some informal Articulate jam sessions in San Diego and Phoenix, while I’m in town.

mLearning: Some Technical Tips

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Keep file sizes relatively small. Be mindful of how many images you use and their sizes. Large images take longer to load and should only be used if they are actually enhancing the information you are presenting. Not only does audio make file sizes larger, but it will often be a wasted addition. Instead provide links to further information.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf).

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


It can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their original size, although some detail is lost in the compression. . Portable Network Graphics is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.

What You Can Customize in Drive

Knowledge Guru

Scroll down to the Splash Screen Logo section, and click CHOOSE FILE. Make sure the new image has a correct file size and has the right dimensions as specified. The size limit is 500kb and the recommended dimensions are 600×590. Click OPEN and UPLOAD FILE.

How to use Photoshop for eLearning – Part 2: Cropping & Resizing


Select from File > Open > via the menu bar at the top of the screen. You should save drafts of images you edit as a PSD file. To save an image as a PSD file, click File > Save as to open the dialog box. The screen displays the true size of the document.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Here are eight myths that you often hear, and some expert information to the contrary. Creating Safer Peer-to-Peer Learning Experiences by Eric Davidove - Learning Solutions Magazine , June 16, 2010 Peer-to-peer (informal) learning is a popular topic of discussion today and becoming more so as social media increase their penetration into everyday life. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

UNINETT Spreads New Technologies Across Norway With eCampus Program

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Most of those using Camtasia Relay have been faculty members that are keen on sharing information. The students love it because the quality is superb yet the file size is low, not to mention it works on mobile devices.

Placebo Effect in Video Games, Photoshop’s Hidden Gems, & Non-Linear eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Names on layers are limited to 256 characters, separated by commas and with the file sizes specified. Simply click Enter after entering the layer names, and files are generated in different sizes in your folder. Personally, I love this feature, and think it speeds up the process of sizing images…whether it’s used for web apps in digital publishing or print material. I know I’ve been sizing my images manually one-by-one, depending on what they are used for.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

“Select, organize and integrate&# Select important information Organize it into meaningul wholes Integrate it with real world problems Select: Help the learner understand what they’re going to do. Taking information and applying it to a real problem How do we keep from overloading learners? chunks keep it short get rid of extraneous information don’t assume learners are idiots – they don’t need everything spelled out to them.