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).

Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate

Zunos

When most people think of mobile content management, they think of content repositories , some of the most popular in business being: Microsoft Sharepoint. All of these file repositories do have iOS and Android apps, so they can qualify as mobile content management solutions.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Microsoft PowerPoint and TechSmith Camtasia have long been friends. Geetesh has been awarded the Microsoft PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) every year for 15 years now, making him the longest serving MVP in India. Arial at a larger point size tends to work well, but do an experiment and find out what works best for you. Do you intend to play your finished video on a regular TV via DVD player or even on a connected USB drive? Then save your file.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM

LearnUpon

Microsoft Office’s vehicle for presentations, PowerPoint, is the de facto standard. For example, a PowerPoint file with a lot of slides becomes bulky in file size – this makes it hard to distribute to large numbers of users. However, if you need to track all the interactions with the content, converting your PowerPoints into SCORM files is the best option – especially when SCORM can also include multiple types of media, such as video and audio.

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Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

The growing number of businesses leaving Microsoft Outlook to Internet e-mail is amazing. 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. Free open hard drive space – especially with video hungry files. Think about this – what percentage of your files on your computer are Office type documents?

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

eLearning Learning Posts

CellCast mSCORM Player Announced - mLearning Trends , June 13, 2010 We’re pleased to announce the availability of the CellCast mSCORM Player , the latest extension to our CellCast Solution platform for enterprise mobile learning delivery. ″ 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.

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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. BMP: (bitmap image) Raster graphics image file format used to store bitmap digital images and export huge files. ICO: A format for icons of multiple sizes and color depths.

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10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

They’re often more popular than video as people can load a GIF and watch it in seconds while video requires loading a separate video app or player, buffering the content and managing sound issues. Just note to watch files sizes as while Imgur’s newer gifv format has a lower file-size it’s still fundamentally mp4 video in a different software ‘wrapper.’

Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers Explained

TechSmith Camtasia

It is necessary to understand the different video file formats to ensure that the video is produced in the best format and quality for its intended purpose, hosting location, and audience. Let’s first begin by talking about codecs, which deal with compressing your file. In order to compress a video, your file must also have a corresponding codec. However, be aware that the higher the bit rate, the larger the file size.