Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

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Nowadays, there are ultra high definition monitors, which is also commonly referred to as 4K (2160p) or 8K (4320p), or Retina display, but unless you have a very powerful computer, I would recommend 1080p to get started because if you do record in those higher dimensions, you will end up with very large files, thus slowing down your computer dramatically. There are a ton of stock image sites that offer both types for purchase. Finally, the last topic I want to cover is file formats.

9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses


9 Tips for Using Images in Your E-Learning Courses. The following nine tips will ensure the images in your e-learning courses enhance the learning experience. Use Custom Images Over Stock Images Where Possible. Stock images are very useful in a range of different situations and for many types of e-learning course. In fact, there are likely to be stock images in all the e-learning courses you create or have developed. Size Is Important. Bonus Tip.


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Optimizing Graphics for eLearning


Have you ever thought about how graphics’ file sizes impact elearning courses? Warning: Images you download from your company network or from stock image sites are not optimized for elearning. As an author, you’ll work faster with smaller files: objects move smoother, regenerate quickly, save faster. The activity image below will help me explain the tips. Resizing significantly reduces the file size. Their final size is 100 x 100 pixels.

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Mike Taylor

In my experience, most people love tech tips and tools. With that in mind, I’ve been thinking about the best way to share some of the best tech tips and tools that I discover. iLovePDF iLovePDF is an online service to work with PDF files completely free and easy to use.

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How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


We’ve all seen e-Learning that features endless stock photos of people in business environments, sitting at desks but not actually doing anything related to the job your learners are training for. Take the time to create your own images if your budget allows, or really search through stock photo sites to find the best image. For free stock photo resources and more, read this Friday Finds blog. Stop filling space! Graphics are not just for filling white space.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content


This guide contains lots of helpful tips and tricks, and we’ve divided it into sections so you can work through the process of handling legacy Flash eLearning content from start to finish easily. Rapid rebuilding tips. Here’s how: Open a blank PowerPoint file.

6 tips for using images in your e-learning material


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. In this one we’ll be sharing 6 tips for usingimages and illustrations. The internet is not an stock image library. File size also matters. Your 4MB high quality stock photo is not suitable for web use.

Library? Which Library?

Adobe Captivate

’ Time for a short blog post, with some efficiency tips about using the Library. 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. Images : contains all bitmap images of any format; exception are the images created from layers in an imported Photoshop file.

How to Make Animated Gifs from Video

Rapid eLearning

Just run the.EXE file. Animated.gifs can become very large files. The more visual information on the screen, the larger the file size. And if the file is too large, it’ll take too long to download and ruin the effect and experience. The key is not to have a massive file. The more you record, the larger the file. I usually do a basic edit and then save the file to see how large it is.

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6 PowerPoint productivity boosters from BrightSlide


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.

How to Create Animated.GIFs for Free

Rapid eLearning

When you click the.exe file it opens the application. Play Around with Quality and Recording Size When Creating Animated.GIFs. Ideally you don’t want to scale the recording size down. By recording a portion you can maintain a nice crisp image and smaller file size. Connect with your peers in the Pacific Northwest and learn all sorts of tips & tricks in this fun community-based workshop.

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

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If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Time Saver Tuesday - 10 Tips - Before You Record - Visual Lounge , June 15, 2010 Anyone can make a screencast, right? Top five tips for creating effective interactions - Spicy Learning , June 14, 2010 Interactions pose a dilemma to all instructional designers. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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