JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

TechSmith Camtasia

There is no one-size-fits-all for image file formats. This post will cover two of the most popular file format options, JPG vs. PNG, including when to use them and why. There are two main questions to ask yourself when you decide which image file format to use. Is it a casual picture of your dog, or a detailed graphic with a professional purpose? The answers to these questions will help guide you to select your optimal file type. What is a PNG?

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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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Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. The following articles will help ensure you don’t end up with blurry pictures or images. Pixel density: the relationship between resolution and physical size of screen (ex: 1080p, or ppi: pixels per inch).

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Give a Presentation From Your iPod

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When the Send to iPhoto dialog box opens, ensure your options match the picture below. Note: You have a choice of either JPEG or PNG from the Format drop-down menu. In this instance you are choosing JPEG because of its relatively small file sizes. If you were posting images to the internet it might be in your best interest to choose PNG. Right-click (or [Ctrl]-click) any of the files and choose Open with > Preview.

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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. png) to reduce.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Create a picture frame. And then create funky picture frames and more funky picture frames. Here’s the difference between PNG and EMF images. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG. With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. For this post, I decided to pull a bunch of them together so that you have them in one easy list.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

Most video screen capture software utilities have a number of attributes in common, such as the ability to: film picture-in-picture to capture video from screen and webcam. create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. saves in a variety of formats including AVI, JPG, GIF, and PNG. does not appear to have picture-in-picture recording option. records picture-in-picture web cam simultaneously with screen recording.

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. So to get a clear picture, let’s see the various formats supported by Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora 16. In Captivate 9, we can import only these image (Shift+Ctrl+M) formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF, POT, POTX, and PICT. ICO: A format for icons of multiple sizes and color depths.

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