Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

They, however, are not excited when the course loads slowly, the videos don’t play, and they use up all of their data plan to view it on their iPads. 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.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

″ Nearly Instant Download & Playback of Captivate Files Online - Adobe Captivate Blog , June 14, 2010 People often ask me about Captivate file sizes and how to optimize the learner experience accessing online content. The crux of the question of course is how can i make playback start right away and keep size small enough that it downloads smoothly on the learners’ computer. iPad (43). CourseNotes for the iPad , June 7, 2010.

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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. Simply put, this will allow existing libraries of flash animation content to be ported to devices that run iOS – iPhones, iPads, and iPods. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files.

7 Best eBook Converters for Bulk Conversion

Kitaboo

Kitaboo allows you to convert your PDF documents into ePUB3 and Mobi/KF8 eBooks with various interactive features such as video links, external hyperlinks, audio files and more. Converts multiple file-formats including ePUB, FB2, AZW3, MOBI, PDF, and more. File size limit is 25MB.

Project and Captivate crashes at 50% on mobile device preview

Adobe Captivate

Hello, I have a responsive project file. Only on mobile device preview (galaxy s6, iphone, pixel, except ipad and desktop), the project and Captivate crashes at 50% during compiling asset progress bar and the error window appears. Is it because of file size so I have to break them out to two project files? I have included the zip file.

mLearning: Some Technical Tips

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Keep file sizes relatively small. Be mindful of how many images you use and their sizes. Not only does audio make file sizes larger, but it will often be a wasted addition. While PDAs can usually play stereo sound, often mobile phones can only play mono sound, so when you do create sound files, consider creating a mono version specifically for mLearning.

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Tips to Convert E-learning to HTML5 Seamlessly with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Take into consideration the different screen sizes of the devices learners will access their learning on, while deciding the onscreen elements (HTML5 courses can be accessed on any device such as desktop, laptop, iPad, tablet, or any other Smartphone).

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

Kapp Notes

It seemed appropriate for performance support and it keeps the file size small, as this is a native app. Also, I plan to add more examples and possibly a few diagrams where needed, if it won’t bloat the file size. An iPad version with lots of graphics would be awesome.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

You can watch this interactive video (link below) on your desktop PC, iPad and iPhone (may be prompted to install the Smart Player app) and all the interactivity should work just fine. Watch this video and if you have an iPad or an iPhone watch it there too.

mEnable your elearning – 6 things to consider when creating tablet compatible courses

eFront

Size matters. When designing for tablets, 1024×768 is a useful resolution to have in mind, as it’s the one all iPads (and thus, the overwhelming majority of tablets sold) share.

6 Top Considerations For Designing Mobile Learning

CommLab India

When designing for mobile devices, you need to keep in mind the specific device you are designing for – iPhone, Android device, or iPad. The size and type of content should be carefully selected because too much content can result in poor user experience. File Size.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

Developers of elearning must know a bit about image sizing and file sizes and be able to edit disparate images so that they look like they belong in the same module. Since Flash is not supported on iPads, the rapid elearning tools have been useless.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

Last week I shared a free PowerPoint template that was inspired by the iPad’s notebook app. In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes.

Ring in the New Year by Making your eLearning Mobile

Mindflash

You could also increase text size to further increase readability on mobile devices. Sure, most of your mobile traffic be from the iPhone and iPad – but will optimizing for these devices alone ruin the experience for other customers?

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

Last week I shared a free PowerPoint template that was inspired by the iPad’s notebook app. In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes.

Supercharge Your Mobile Learning with Lectora

CommLab India

As more number of organizations lean toward BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs, your mobile learning course needs to be optimized for viewing on devices with various screen sizes and resolutions. Lectora offers free iPad templates for you to jumpstart course development.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Create an iPhone or iPad graphic. Create the front and back of an iPad ; and then build the interface one and two. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG.

Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

If you import a (compressed)mp3 file it will automatically be converted to a ‘raw’ wav-file which will also be in this folder. It is recommended whenever possible to import a wav file, when published it will be compressed to mp3 by Captivate. Intro.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. On the Go – mobile access to documents, files, business presentations regardless of your location – instant access.

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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. JPEG: (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Possible to reduce the size and quality of the original image.

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