How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. You may want to reduce file size to more easily send to your co-workers, or complete your upload to YouTube quicker. It can be hard to know where to start when trying to reduce file size. Below we’ve put together some helpful information to get you started on your file reduction journey!

Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming?

Adobe Captivate

Hi, Are there any standard suggestions for max file sizes for html5 projects? My end user will be streaming on a moderately high speed connection (colleges across the US). I have around 40 mp3 files totaling around 40 MB. Does all assets load before the project will begin to play or is it some sort of progressive streaming? The post Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming?

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Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream

Adobe Captivate

Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream. Progressive Download vs Streaming Download. Video files are often large. What that means is 30 full size pictures, a second, are created. If your video is 60 seconds long, then it has 1800 pictures, and that doesn’t even include the larger audio files that comes with them. To accommodate these bigger files Captivate offers two workflows. The video won’t play until the whole video file is loaded. •

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

In January we posted about image file types. While there is 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. It gives you much smaller files sizes with minimal quality loss. Containers (are file extensions). Now it’s video’s turn.

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

The only thing that will make it right is when you see that constant stream of cool clear water. In web based training, your job is to keep the WBT streaming; to ensure the learner gets her WBT course. First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course. In fact, most LMS’s have a maximum file restrictor built in.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained. And published videos can be uploaded into video streaming servers such as YouTube and Vimeo.    Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. There is of course a tradeoff between quality and file size. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

Size of Captivate Files

Tony Karrer

In reference to my article Captivate File Size Tricks for Software Training via Simulations , I was just asked: I was hoping you could answer a real easy question for me? For an enterprise wide LMS system, would a Captivate movie (file) that is 1.5mb or less too big? I think this file size is micro, and that for real good elearning a file size of 40+mb is getting to a threshold. MB file. I would with a 40MB file.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained. And published videos can be uploaded into video streaming servers such as YouTube and Vimeo.    Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. There is of course a tradeoff between quality and file size. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Video files are self-contained. And published videos can be uploaded into video streaming servers such as YouTube and Vimeo.    Under Size and Quality, there are a few choices: Dimensions. This is where you can select a size for video from a drop-down menu. If video size is not a factor, you can go as high as full 1080p HD for nice quality. There is of course a tradeoff between quality and file size. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

Using Video in eLearning Part One

ICS Learning

We have found that compressing all video content allows quick access for users, smaller file sizes take up less storage space and help increase streaming and download speeds. Video is a learning game changer. Video, when properly utilized, can be a powerful tool for actively engaging your target audience while supporting their learning processes to the fullest potential.

Now videos can be part of all elearning content!

Adobe Captivate

Worried about published file size? Captivate 5 gives you the option to either embed the video in the project, or to stream it from an external Flash streaming server of your choice. One of my favorite features this time is the new Video import and synch capability in Captivate. This adds a new paradigm in content authoring. Now you can add video content to your elearning just as easily as you were adding audio previously.

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Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. Once your training videos are ready, check their file size and compatibility with various players and browsers. If you have videos of heavy size in one format, you have many online conversion tools to change them to a convenient format.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Ultra-high resolution means larger file sizes which take longer to download and stream. How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses. Read any guide on how to improve your e-learning courses and you will find a tip on including video.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

All these resources can be offered in the following content formats: PDFs : This format is rather common but requires that publishers reduce file size. MP4 : This is a digital multimedia file format that is widely used to stream videos online. It uses advanced video and audio coding, compressing files while retaining high quality. . MP3 : This is a digital audio file format that compresses audio while maintaining high quality sound.

Brand-New Instilled Video Plugin Available for Open LMS Clients

Instilled

The new integration provides Open LMS clients with: Global video delivery Multi-bitrate encoding and streaming Video delivery that doesn’t count towards storage constraints in Moodle Auto speech to text Video editing capability to add clickable chapters for users to easily move around specific segments of content Ability to synchronize presentation materials alongside videos to improve the learning experience A comments section for users to interact at specific moments in time within videos.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

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 can’t make the file too big, because then it takes up exorbitant amounts of space and a month of Sundays to buffer. One solution to this problem is using a video streaming website such as YouTube to host your videos.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

Stuck Waiting for Large SCORM Uploads? Release Courses Instantly With an LMS Wrapper

gomo learning

For anyone who has seen a SCORM file balloon alarmingly in size with every video they’ve added and patiently waited for the lengthy upload process to finish, this sounds like a fantasy. Pouring Scorn on SCORM Files? Repackage and upload the new SCORM file to your LMS.

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Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

Flash files are very consistent in their playback. Better "Streaming" In general, the Flash video format is very good at playing as it streams down additional content. WMV Format, Quicktime and Real either require a streaming server to achieve the effect or do not do as good of a job. Several sources say that the same quality flash video format movie will have a larger file size and require greater bandwidth.

30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

In the remote workplace, however, you must take every opportunity to recreate or enhance these day-to-day work interactions through innovation, online collaboration, and a steady stream of digital communication. Offers various class storages sizes depending on needs.

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How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

TechSmith Camtasia

Decisions that can seem daunting when terms like codec, container, and a myriad of file type names start getting tossed around. Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. The purpose of encoding is to compress a video file to a size – MB or GB, not necessarily duration – that is easy to store and transfer over the web. Before any video can be shared, it must first be produced.

6 Learning Design Considerations for Mobile Learning

CommLab India

This is because of the difference in the screen size, layout of devices and compatibility with the output. Diversity in the screen sizes. Avoid using visuals of large file size, as they cannot be accommodated into the small screens. However, in mobile learning, it must be used intelligently because: File size has to be limited. It is imperative to use compatible file formats that load faster. Avoid the need for online streaming.

LMSs – 10 tips on choosing the best Learning Management System

Ed App

Training courses are regularly comprised of enormous file sizes. However, if you choose LMSs which distribute material via the cloud or an app, content can easily be streamed anywhere in the world using only basic broadband requirements. There is a huge variety of LMSs to choose from – all have different functionality and come in at wildly different price points.

Easy to Use, Easy to Love: Adobe Captivate Prime is Ideal for Enterprise Training

MeetingOne on eLearning

Adobe Captivate Prime provides smooth content-LMS integration, so you don’t have to worry about quality compromise on large file size materials. A coveted feature of Adobe Captivate Prime is adaptive bit-rate streaming in the Fluidic Player. Automatically, video is streamed at a quality suitable to your learner’s bandwidth constraints. The enterprise LMS market is saturated with options.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf). The size of the.swf can vary based on the content on the slide. This can have an impact on how well your content runs over a network since larger files can take longer to load.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

On the other hand, people who create animated GIFs will often sacrifice detail for a smaller file size and choose a low frame rate. Streaming video on the Internet: This is quickly becoming the most common way to deliver video and many streaming services support a wide array of frame rates. File Size & Export Times. The final things to consider when choosing a frame rate are file size and export times.

Three Time-Saving Rapid E-Learning Tips

Rapid eLearning

In last week’s template, I purposely only included the final template and not the original source file. Create Smaller File Sizes. The PowerPoint flash tools like Articulate Presenter are going to convert your PowerPoint content on each slide to a Flash movie file (.swf). The size of the.swf can vary based on the content on the slide. This can have an impact on how well your content runs over a network since larger files can take longer to load.

ScobleShow: Joe Kraus of Jotspot and vlogging key learnings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Video makes for a HUGE file size even if it is streaming, so make it worth the wait. On my flight to San Francisco I watched the ScobleShow for the first time on my iPod. I've been keeping up with Scobleizer for about a year and so it was about time to check out what took him away from Microsoft. For my first selection I watched the Interview with Joe Kraus of Jotspot because I'm a bug fan of wikis.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

Create a weekly live stream. But even if you don’t have a live stream, you can still follow our video content strategy. A live stream video is just one example, but you can use this same method for nearly any video you make.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. Produce MP4 files or upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Screencast, or LMS for easy sharing.

10 Best and Worst Types of Microlearning

Ed App

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.’ Distributing bite-sized, cloud-based microlessons to an entire workforce takes seconds and the portable power means effective, interactive microlearning is easily achievable. However, even basic video content requires large, high-resolution files which are difficult to distribute.

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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Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

To upload video captions in Facebook, you’ll need to use an.srt file. Facebook has a very particular naming scheme for.srt files, so be sure to name your file correctly, or you will not be able to upload. These can be created in a text editor, such as Notepad, although most video editors, like Camtasia, can create captions and export an.srt file. You can make any necessary corrections, then download the.srt file (and rename it) for use on Facebook.