Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

When I mention the word ‘external library’ in a presentation I see a lot of confused eyes among the participants. Even recently, based on an answer on the forums, someone sent me a message: ‘What are you talking about, never heard about external libraries in Captivate, where can I find them?’ ’ Time for a short blog post, with some efficiency tips about using the Library. Internal Library (project library). External Library.

Captivate Library

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 4 , Captivate library. Captivate accepts high quality images, animations, FLVs, audio files etc. So, where is this 'Library' located? Once you launch Adobe Captivate and open a blank project, go to Edit view and from the menu item select 'Window > Library' or use the shortcut 'ctrl-alt-L'. Library will show you the way it classifies your resources. Now let's look at the key features the Captivate library provides -.

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How Can I Spice Up My Rise 360 Courses?

Yukon Learning

How are you using Content Library 360? One way we love to add spice to our Rise 360 courses is through the professional icons, illustrations, and imagery available to us in Content Library 360. This allows you to leverage Content Library 360 and all of its amazing assets.

Why I Love Shared Actions since over 4 years!

Adobe Captivate

In most projects I open an external library (have a look at Internal and External Libraries ) which has frequently used shared actions. That action certainly has its place in a common external Library. Personally, with the exception of the external library mentioned at the beginning, I always give priority on shared actions within one project over advanced actions if appropriate. Blog advanced action Case Studies library parameters Shared Actions Tutorials

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.

Digitize your eBooks with KITABOO’s interactive eBook software

Kitaboo

As the online medium becomes the primary platform for consuming content, there is a pressing need for publishers to convert their libraries into digital formats. The format for digitized eBooks helps reduce the file size of the eBooks and allows easy search of internet-based keywords.

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The Difference Between Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Coggno

Text in a Word document is designed to transfer automatically from one paragraph to the next in a particular file size which makes it very simple to print. Also, it has an extensive library of built-in formulas to help you perform complex calculations.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

When we tested out of the LMS, we saw some strange effects but wrote them off: surely the great and powerful LMS would handle the files more seamlessly. Bottom line, the sheer size of the files was too much to handle. Cognitive psychology ran smack into the hard wall of file size. Just by deleting unused items in your library , file size shrinks significantly.

Optimizing Graphics for eLearning

SmartBuilder

Have you ever thought about how graphics’ file sizes impact elearning courses? As an author, you’ll work faster with smaller files: objects move smoother, regenerate quickly, save faster. Resizing significantly reduces the file size. Their final size is 100 x 100 pixels. It doesn’t reduce the file size. For the drop shadow, create an artboard 1 pixel tall by 20 pixels wide (the file size on that will be tiny), and fill it with a gradient.

Compressing Media in Your E-Learning Authoring Tools

E-learning Uncovered

In my last blog post , I shared the basic reasoning behind optimizing your e-learning media files and how to reduce file size using external tools. You can choose from a Standard setting (an optimized compression level designed to keep file size low and still maintain quality) or Custom if you’d like to manually set the quality settings for the different media types. The Optimized for Web Delivery settings use optimized compression levels to keep file size low.

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.

In-app branding with EdApp: a how-to guide

Ed App

Please note that images must be a PNG file with a maximum file size of 5MB. Have fun and be sure to check out our example lessons along with our new content library for inspiration. .

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How to Extract Text From An Image: The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Capture the text in a file directory (filename, file size, date modified). Regardless of your situation, this type of functionality can be helpful, especially when you need to copy information from a file folder or screenshot of a website that typically would require you to spend a significant amount of time retyping all of the text. You can capture text from an scanned image, a saved image on your computer, or an image from your Snagit library.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools

CourseArc

Has some video file-size restrictions (current max: 15 minutes). Supports a much larger library of captioned and sub-titled languages (over 150+). Depending on paid plan, offers liberal video size uploads. Only supports a few file formats (SRT, WebVTT, DFXP/TTML, SCC, and SAMI). Different services use different methods to produce transcripts and captions, and this may result in varying levels of accuracy in the language and timing of these files.

An 8-Step Guide to Digitization for Book Publishers

Kitaboo

As content goes digital there is a pressing need for publishers and libraries to digitize their books in acceptable formats that reduce file size, allow text formatting and enable online search of the books in the online space. You must keep a master file of the digital book.

Access LMS Release Notes 9.1

Unicorn Training

Administrators can create Gamebrains in Content Manager, as well as register users and publish to organisation specific content libraries. Register users directly onto the Gamebrain or publish it to your organisation library for learners to self-discover.

An 8-Step Guide to Digitization for Book Publishers

Kitaboo

As content goes digital there is a pressing need for publishers and libraries to digitize their books in acceptable formats that reduce file size, allow text formatting and enable online search of the books in the online space. You must keep a master file of the digital book.

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. Consider larger font sizes greater than 24 pts for readability on Android's smaller screen size. Take advantage of libraries like Widget Factory and cpGears to make coding easier. I'm back in my hotel room after a long day at the Adobe Learning Summit.

9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Instead, you should also check if there is a custom image in your library that is suitable for the situation, or whether you can create an image. Size Is Important. Together, this makes the size of your images very important. This includes the dimensions of your image as well as the file size. In general terms, the file size should be as small as possible. 9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses.

4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

File Size Matters. Since I first owned an iPod, I’ve realized how much more space video files take up when compared to audio. You’re thinking that you’re going to cram your entire movie library onto one device, but it turns out you need to shuffle things around as you want them because just a handful of feature-length movies will crowd it up pretty quick.

5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

TechSmith Camtasia

Proxy video is the new feature that allows you greater control over large video files. If you record footage with a DSLR camera, or even your smartphone camera, it can result in huge video files that are tough for your computer system to manage.

TechSmith Fuse – Anywhere and Everywhere

TechSmith Camtasia

I find this setting gives me good results and a decent file size. You can also upload files from your iPhone library, and your Relay server will process them as if they’d been recorded with Fuse. You’ve got a Camtasia Relay server, and you’re just dying to use it but don’t know what to use it for? Yeah, me too. But then I installed TechSmith Fuse and my life took a significant turn for the better. Ok, maybe that’s a touch extreme.

100 free eLearning templates and images + 2015 updates

eLearningArt

You can get 100 free character images , as well as the source files included in my blog and video lessons by signing up here. They focus on support while I focus on growing the library, running the business, and proactively engaging with the community. We now have meaningful file names. Instead of seeing something like “Image_9584” you’ll see a more logical structure that includes the character name, pose, outfit, file size, and unique ID#.

10 PPT to SCORM Converters

Ed App

PPT to SCORM converters allows users to input their old PowerPoint files and transform them into more modern, useful SCORM content that is easier to distribute as learning content. All you need to do is upload your PowerPoint files and they will be ready to use as microlessons for your team to enjoy and benefit from. With this program, users can generate either 1 solid small web format file (SWF) or a series of SWF files.

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

mLearning Revolution

Having said that, here are some of the others new features in Camtasia 8 I love: I really love the new, completely rebuilt screen recorder in Camtasia 8, which not only yields smaller file size of the recording (i.e. The new Library is full of professional designed assets for every project, including tons of music, themes, animated titles, callouts, lower thirds, etc.

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

eFront

Size matters. a set of methods and tools helping to create websites that adapt to different screen sizes, all without having to serve different versions of your content to each. There are lots of libraries and frameworks available to help you create webpages and content that plays well on mobile devices, including mobile-focused versions of established desktop projects, such as jQuery Mobile.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

It gives your team bite-sized, just-in-time training modules when they need it most. How to use video conferencing, on-demand video recording, a searchable video library and subject matter experts at your organization to deliver the best possible remote training.

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Free learning & development webinars for October 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Five Key Practices for Building a Robust Video Learning Library (Free for ATD members) Video’s everywhere these days, becoming a common denominator in our daily lives. Analyze and report the value of your training library. Manage file size.

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5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Create a simple 10 slide PowerPoint file. His site is like having an instructional design library at your finger tips. Basically, I just publish to web, and then put the published file on the server. Then I create a hyperlink to the file just like I would for any other webpage. How do you keep file size down, when posting to the web? The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. December 11th, 2007. 15 comments.

How Can An LMS Be a Challenger Brand?

Unicorn Training

Of course not everyone can download an app, so the regular links to our factsheets can also come in handy: SkillsServe brochure |eCreator |ExamServe |T&C Solutions |Content Services |Library of Courseware |ComplianceServe But of course glossy marketing doesn't actually demonstrate how we are any different, and is unlikely alone to differentiate you from the established names with their own larger marketing budgets. & With over 600 LMSs globally, how can any of them stand out?

mLearning Content Types - Level 6: Rich Media

mLearning Trends

Typically the Content Creation Team will either source the appropriate media file, or create it from scratch using a variety of industry standard tools such as Audacity for podcasts or Apple’s Final Cut Pro for videos. The CellCast Server then automatically processes each uploaded source file using the CellCast Transcoding Engine – an included feature/service that encodes and generates compatible media files for each of the defined mobile devices within an enterprise.

6 PowerPoint productivity boosters from BrightSlide

BrightCarbon

Match Size. The Match Size tool does what it says on the tin, matches the size of two or more objects to the first object selected. If only one object is selected, the object will be matched to the size of your slide. Then click Match Size under the BrightSlide tab.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

To add videos to your lessons, all you have to do is to drag and drop the video file into the upload box or select it from your computer. Key features: Class upload tool, video library, offline downloads. Key features: Template library, asset library, character builder, auto lip-sync.

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

Mike Taylor

The Doodle Library – hundreds of unique hand-drawn SVG doodles – free to download, share and adapt under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Files.Design – Professional resources for digital designers including templates, sounds and other files made by Great Simple Studio. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a big.zip file. Unearth – A music library for content creator.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Content Library. In LearnUpon, a content library is a repository of reusable content, like videos, documents, question pools, SCORM and xAPI (Tin Can) files, from which a course can be created. Originally used to compress image files, nowadays it’s best known for moving images which are a lightweight alternative to video. It usually takes the form of bite-sized courses that learners can access and complete while on-the-job. Manifest File.

6 tips for using images in your e-learning material

eFront

The internet is not an stock image library. For a polished look, try to keep widths and heights consistent, and avoid having widely varying image sizes  it looks arbitrary and unprofessional. File size also matters. In this ongoing series of posts, kickstarted with our “ 10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators “, we try to provide you with the required know-how for improving the look and feel of your e-learning content.

How to Post Animated GIFs on Social Media Networks

TechSmith Camtasia

Just keep in mind if you’re creating your own animated GIF you’ll need to keep the file size under 8MB for use on Facebook. Twitter also recently launched an integrated GIF library , allowing you to search for a topic and insert a GIF right from the compose box! We’ve all been there; You have the perfect animated GIF ready to post, but it shows up as a static image.

Lectora Basics: How to Use the Resource Manager

Trivantis

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. It is essentially a library of every resource that you’ve imported into or linked to your Lectora title. associated with the AWT file. associated with the AWT file.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

This might sound like an easy out, but by focusing your time and energy on content that is relevant and aligned with your learning strategy, you will end up with a library of courses that are useful for learners and serve your business goals. Here’s how: Open a blank PowerPoint file.

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world. Email services put a cap on file size, usually around 25MB per email, so this option can be limited, but still works if you are in a bind.