How to Reduce the File Size of your eLearning Images


Do you find that the file sizes of your courses are huge? To overcome this you need to reduce the size of the mixed media elements within your courses. One quick way to achieve this is to use image compression to reduce the size of the images you are using. . Compressing images reduces the file size of an image. On one side you have quality and on the other, you have a reduction in file size. File size.

get the file size you want.

Adobe Captivate

File size could be an important consideration in creating eLearning contents especially in cases when it has to be put on websites or blogs. I was going through few discussions on web about file sizes best practices in Adobe Captivate. There are many things which you could do to reduce the file size. The higher the quality – higher the file size. Play with the file size slider to get the result you want.


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7 Ways to Improve the Site Speed for Your Online Course


Slow websites can result in loss of course subscriptions and dissatisfied learners. Instead, it’s about their website. Load times on websites are a big deal—as anyone who has spent any time online as a user knows. Same for your other files.

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PowerPoint: Using the Microsoft Office Website to Find Related Clip Art Styles

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Believe it or not, clip art images on the Microsoft Office website are grouped by style number. To the right of the image you will see a Download button, Dimensions, Resolution, File size, Downloads, Style, Rating, and Keywords.). The Microsoft Office website is a great resource, as PowerPoint's clip art pane does not list the style numbers for images, nor does it let you search by style number if you already know it.

How to Scale Up Your LearnDash Infrastructure


Your course website needs to handle a larger load. If you want to understand how your website will hold up under a heavy user load, we recommend running a load test. Your files sizes are too big. Your image files should be measured in KBs, not MBs.

Everything You Need to Know for Using Video on Your Website

KZO Innovations

Video has the powerful ability to humanize your content and bring your brand to life, which is especially important for people who are visiting your website for the first time. Telling your brand and product story via a full-screen video on your website is the latest trend in website design. Video definitely increases visitor engagement , but Google weighs file size and delivery speed when ranking pages (a knock against it).

Review: NXPowerLite


NXPowerLite is the latest incarnation of a nifty Office compression solution which helps to reduce file sizes in a multitude of ways. However, our penchant for pretty and persuasive presentations can lead to fairly large file sizes.

5 Top New Updates You Need to in Moodle 3.10

eAbyas Info Solutions

File size restriction for essay questions. Set the size and make your students follow that by uploading ‘reasonable’ file size. But with the latest version, the images and HTML files in a folder can be directly viewed in the browser.

Spy Challenge eLearning Flash Game Template

eLearning Brothers

Each template is fully customizable in Flash (we give you the.fla Flash source file). BONUS: Reuse the templates over and over again in multiple courses…or even other websites and presentations. Specs: Files included: Fla and.swf. File size: Final.swf only 144 KB. Another great Flash eLearning game template from This is a Flash based template that is super easy to update.

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Synchronize video and animated objects

Adobe Captivate

Video keeps your readers longer on your website. File Size: Video takes more bits and bites. The issue with creating an eLearning project with video is that they file size will increase and that may cause buffer issues or even hosting issues. It also will keep the file size smaller. Refresh your eLearning Project with video. Video is everywhere! Video gets a higher interaction rate on Social Media.

How to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint


Essentially, any online video is simply a window in your PowerPoint slide to the service’s website. Insert > Video > Video on My PC > Insert drop-down arrow > Link to File. But it does mean that your presentation file size becomes huge, as the video is part of the deck.

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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.

Placebo Effect in Video Games, Photoshop’s Hidden Gems, & Non-Linear eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

Names on layers are limited to 256 characters, separated by commas and with the file sizes specified. Simply click Enter after entering the layer names, and files are generated in different sizes in your folder. Personally, I love this feature, and think it speeds up the process of sizing images…whether it’s used for web apps in digital publishing or print material. I know I’ve been sizing my images manually one-by-one, depending on what they are used for.

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Quickly find media that is inflating the file size and reliably and easily replace fonts throughout your presentation. iLovePDF iLovePDF is an online service to work with PDF files completely free and easy to use. Works in any Email Service Providers and Website.

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ReviewLink: Online Review Tool for Lectora

Integrated Learnings

Perhaps you have experienced one or more of the following: Emailed a course that bounced back due to a file size limit. Since ReviewLink is entirely web-based (in the cloud), both the developer and reviewers with an email invite log into the ReviewLink website, view the course, add comments with optional due dates, and respond to comments others have left. by Joseph Suarez.

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. Imagine there was an easy way to get text out of an image and quickly paste it into another document.

Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate


All of these file repositories do have iOS and Android apps, so they can qualify as mobile content management solutions. This is fine if you have 10 files, 100 files, or even 1000 files. employees using the wrong files or versions. Find Files Incredibly Easily.

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. Many online video websites allow you to embed videos into other programs to play them natively.

100 free eLearning templates and images + 2015 updates


You can get 100 free character images , as well as the source files included in my blog and video lessons by signing up here. New website and other platform changes. The two most notable changes: Launched a new website: I updated to a cleaner, responsive design. Now everything is on with the website , blog , and membership site. Images both on the main website and the membership site are a lot easier to find. We now have meaningful file names.

What is hi-res?

TechSmith Camtasia

The lo-res image on the right looks great at its normal size (100%), but when we zoom in, it looks choppy. Today, we usually only see pixelated images when images are enlarged or zoomed-in too much, or printed from a lo-res file. Plus, they are very lightweight (fewer pixels), so they help websites load quickly. . Heavy file size can be a clue, but not in all cases. The best way is to open up the picture in an image program and view the file properties.

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


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. And of course follow the UI guidelines of your platform (iOS, Android etc), regarding sizes, supported web controls, etc. Oh, and keep and eye on your file sizes too, optimizing you website assets (images, js, css) to make it load faster.

Why is My Video Blurry? – TechSmith Tips

TechSmith Camtasia

For example, here at TechSmith, we know we will be most often exporting videos to 720p for YouTube and our website; so when we record, our screen dimensions are usually 1080p. Finally, the last topic I want to cover is file formats. This topic can get very confusing very quickly, but my main piece of advice is try and use the.MP4 file format (or H.264) whenever possible. This ensures a high quality video, at a low file size.

Complete Guide To Promote Your YouTube Video


Some people might want to promote YouTube video to promote their product or website online. It is highly unlikely that viewers will use symbols like “ © ®” to look for a file. Instead of naming your file “final_video.mp4” or “final_video.avi”, make sure that you rename the video including the same keywords. The file name will be an indicator for search engines describing the contents of your file. The image’s file size needs to be less than 2MB.

Video Formatting for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

A few common file types for video recordings are.MOV,MP4,AVI,WMV. Most websites and online training software’s accept videos with frame rates of 24 or (23.976), 25, and 30 (or 29.97). Bit rate (data rate) controls both the visual quality of the video and its file size. When putting your videos online, there are so many different format options to consider. Compressing and formatting your video recordings include resolution, bit rate, and frame rate.

TechSmith Fuse – Anywhere and Everywhere

TechSmith Camtasia

TechSmith Fuse can be found on your Camtasia Relay website, installs on your iPhone or Android, and works with your Camtasia Relay server. 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?

YouTube vs. Vimeo, What’s the Difference?

TechSmith Camtasia

Vimeo does offer a free membership, but it limits you to one HD upload per week with a maximum file size of 500MB. On the flip-side, when you upload your video to YouTube, it cannot be changed without completely deleting the file and re-uploading. You may notice that YouTube has ads all over the place both on the website and within the video player. At TechSmith, our goal is to help our users take advantage of the power of video in their daily jobs.

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.

5 Steps to a Graphic Development Workflow for E-Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

Here is what I file in each of the folders: Source Graphics: Original photos and images that will be modified for final use, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator files. Final Graphics: These are the final version of each graphic that will be inserted into an authoring tool or website. Reducing the dimensions to reduce the size of the file. If you reduce the image to somewhere between 72 to 125 dpi or ppi (pixels per inch), you will reduce the file size.

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Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA


Backing up a bit, any and every presentation you create is based on a template, often deployed as a potx file, and each template contains all the slide masters and layouts used to keep your visual content on-brand. When it fails, PowerPoint has no choice but to create a new layout or even worse in some cases, a new master with many layouts in your presentation file. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).

30 Awesome Remote Work Tools for Teams

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Glip : Task management software with features that include screen/file sharing, team chat, calendars, and more. Microsoft Teams : Allows you to make calls on a global scale and can handle large live event sizes: from 10 to 10,000 people. Great for customers and businesses of all sizes.

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

mLearning Revolution

I love watching those really fun and hip videos that you see on so many startup companies’ websites. 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.

How To Use Responsive eLearning Design For Better Learner Engagement

Adobe Captivate

Responsive eLearning design draws its inspiration from responsive web design concept that allows the website to be viewed on devices. Responsive eLearning design is an eLearning format that responds to the screen size of the device on which it is being viewed. Optimize the file sizes, even look at alternate imagery that is light and smartphone friendly. You can go beyond its capability to lay down the eLearning content to the device’s size and dimensions.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

He’s authored 6 books on PowerPoint and presenting skills, and his website, , attracts more than two million pageviews each month. Arial at a larger point size tends to work well, but do an experiment and find out what works best for you. Because videos will certainly be compressed to deliver in an optimized file size. If you did create a script, print the script with a fairly larger sized font size. Then save your file.

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

Rapid eLearning

Create a simple 10 slide PowerPoint file. 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? Website: Please enter comment below: *. The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. December 11th, 2007. 15 comments.

Prepress Guidelines Before You Publish an eBook

Hurix Digital

When it comes to mailing high-resolution PDFs of your e-book, e-mail doesn’t cut it, because of the large file size. Fortunately, sending these large files is possible through a web-based service provided by Adobe, which offers online storage to save high-resolution files. It also allows you to create a short URL for your PDF that can be shared on your website or blog.

7 Examples Of Responsive eLearning Design For Higher Engagement And A Better Learning Experience

EI Design

Interestingly, the responsive eLearning designs draw their inspiration from the responsive website designs. You need to optimize the file sizes so that there is no challenge of loading. The microlearning format used is that of a parallax website with interspersed learning elements as the learners complete their journey. Of late, there is a big buzz on Responsive eLearning designs vs older Adaptive eLearning designs.

Understanding Image File Formats

TechSmith Camtasia

But, which image file formats do you need? The topics I am going to cover are how file types differ, common web sizes, vector versus raster art, and digital versus optical zoom. Common Image File Types. After you are done editing, you save it and you are prompted with a window that asks you what type of file would you like it saved as. All of the files I mentioned previously fall into two main categories. Common Web Image Sizes.

How to Solve PowerPoint’s 3 Biggest Problems With Presentations


First things first: PowerPoint supports a wide variety of multi-media files, but it’s not uncommon to encounter a file type that doesn’t play well with PowerPoint. No worries – there are tons of free websites and online vendors selling video download software. Like video, audio files in PowerPoint can be linked OR embedded. Embedded files are stored within the presentation file; linked files are stored outside the presentation file.

How Can An LMS Be a Challenger Brand?

Unicorn Training

The personal touch The 'bespoke service' approach continues beyond implementation, with a Help Desk in its true sense, not just a technical support number/website. We don’t charge per feature, per course upload, or by file size amounts, or extra for admin users and customer support. & With over 600 LMSs globally, how can any of them stand out? Have they not all got similar levels of features and benefits and enjoy similar level of functionality?

Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA


Backing up a bit, any and every presentation you create is based on a template, often deployed as a potx file, and each template contains all the slide masters and layouts used to keep your visual content on-brand. When it fails, PowerPoint has no choice but to create a new layout or even worse in some cases, a new master with many layouts in your presentation file. Slide Layout Type* (hidden data in the PowerPoint file).