How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Over the years, Adobe Flash-ActionScript and HTML-JavaScript-CSS based development have been used as two of the main approaches for websites and other front-end web-based applications. Many devices do not support Flash websites. A Flash-based website affects your search rankings.

Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

gomo learning

The Adobe Flash format, once the primary standard for learning content, will no longer be supported after December 31st 2020. You may still have useful Flash learning content in your curriculum or in your archives. So why is Flash going away, what is going to happen to it, and what should you do with it? For readers of a certain age, Adobe Flash was the exciting new face of a media-filled internet. So, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

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Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. In this two-part blog post, she answers some key questions that will help you get started with the Flash to HTML5 conversion process. Why is Flash going away? The Flash Player was once the Gold Standard for delivering multimedia and interactive elements online.

How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File

Rapid eLearning

Many of you have to convert old Flash courses to HTML5. But adding text from the old course isn’t as easy because most Flash courses don’t allow selecting text to copy and paste. Here are a couple of simple ways to copy the text from old Flash e-learning courses that you can add to updated HTML5 e-learning courses without having to retype everything. Use OneNote to Convert Text from Image for Flash to HTML5 Courses.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Adobe wants to latch onto the developer group that’s comfortable with Flash, yet wants their services and content to run across platforms – this by making its runtime consistent across all devices and encourage developers to design accordingly. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe.

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HTML5 – Let the Games Begin!

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 – Game Changer. Without boring you to death on the details of HTML5, what I will say is this will be a game changer in our industry for a number of reasons. and YouTube (beta) are already offering videos in HTML5 players. Improved interactivity over Flash. Open Source not Proprietary like Flash. Not buggy – Flash is buggy. Flash requires a plugin (especially for updates). and Opera will support Ogg Theora, a free codec.

Webinar on Integrating Raptivity with other eLearning Tools

Raptivity

And hence, we bring to you this live webinar where we would demonstrate step-by-step integration of Raptivity interactions (both Flash and HTML5) with some popular authoring tools and LMS. adobe captivate Articulate Storyline free webinar integrate with articulate tool Microsoft Moodle raptivity special webinarIntegration of two or more tools gives us the benefit to reach and explore more options in our eLearning needs.

Webinar on Integrating Raptivity with other eLearning Tools

Raptivity

And hence, we bring to you this live webinar where we would demonstrate step-by-step integration of Raptivity interactions (both Flash and HTML5) with some popular authoring tools and LMS. adobe captivate Articulate Storyline free webinar integrate with articulate tool Microsoft Moodle raptivity special webinarIntegration of two or more tools gives us the benefit to reach and explore more options in our eLearning needs.

How to Quickly Convert PowerPoint into HTML5 Online Courses Using iSpring

CommLab India

Unfortunately, Microsoft PowerPoint does not come with this conversion option. Download and install iSpring on your computer, free of cost. Open the PowerPoint you wish to convert to a HTML5 online course. Before you click publish, do not forget to select the Combined (HTML5 + Flash) or Mobile (HTML5) under the Output section. You might have several PowerPoint decks used in classroom training.

HTML5: A future without plugins?

Aptara

HTML5: A future without plugins? Such companies thrive on the use of languages such as HTML5, which allows development across everything from desktop PCs to iOS devices, a range that puts it beyond older technologies such as Adobe Flash. To achieve this goal, it's focusing its efforts on distributing content through an HTML5 interface. The source reported that the next version of Apple's OS X will support plugin-free Netflix streaming.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Why not check out a free webinar? Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Designing Learning Programs for Lasting Impact (Free for ATD members) Business and learning leaders must navigate through confusion and clutter when designing corporate learning programs. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:30PM – 5:30PM PT: Speed Dating L&D Tech Tools (Free for members) You don’t have to be geeky to jazz up your courses with some new and easy tech.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to handling legacy Flash eLearning content. This page has all you need to know to on how to rapidly republish or recreate your courses to adapt to the imminent end of Flash at the end of 2020. What is happening to legacy Flash eLearning content?

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. Using Camtasia, you can add callouts, images, audio, Flash hotspots, animations, and even a quiz.).   TechSmith also provides a nifty, free publishing portal known as  Screencast.com.

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course. There are tens of thousands of old Flash-based e-learning courses where people no longer have the source files. All they have are published versions of the course and need to convert to HTML5. Reading it out loud may help you think through the tone and some script changes you’ll make in the new HTML5 course. Then publish it for HTML5 and you are all set.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

To combat “boring” eLearning experiences, programs like Adobe Flash and Director came on the scene with an animated bang (anyone else remember the bird crash vector animation from the early Flash demos?) eLearning created with these tools became engaging again, and though these applications did not require the kind of command-line coding expertise that TenCORE did, Actionscript (for Flash ) and Lingo (for Director ) could not be described as “simple” to use.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

Storyline is widely used to convert Flash-based e-learning content, which cannot be accssed on most Smartphones and tablet PCs, into the mobile-compatible HTML5 format. The software can be used to retain most effects of Flash. The online course development tool has a PowerPoint-like interface , and anyone familiar with the application from Microsoft can use it effortlessly. How can you develop a good web-based training (WBT) material?

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. However, if you tested them in Avant, an alternative browser used by many people, they were not – yet Avant used Flash and Java. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java.

How to Distribute eBooks on Online Platforms

Kitaboo

There are many different types of formats available for delivering digital content: 1) FLASH: Most digital magazines were originally created in this format; however, it soon fell out of favour due to several security concerns and the fact that many browsers disabled Flash content, thus restricting its usage. Adobe plans to end support for Flash by the end of 2020. DOC,DOCX: Microsoft Word’s proprietary format is widely used for documents in older versions of Word.

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Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

For Storyline, the device is an iPad or a PC (running Microsoft Windows®) or a Mac®. Screenshot credit: Articulate Mobile Player (AMP) is a free iPad app that will run your course. When the user first accesses the course, it will either launch AMP automatically (if AMP is already installed), or will route the user to the App Store, for a free, one-time download and installation of AMP. Differences between AMP and Adobe Flash®/HTML5. Flash and JavaScript®.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

HTML5 — This is a no-brainer for me and I strongly believe every Rapid eLearning tool should absolutely have a simple way to get a course published to HTML5 in 2012. If there is one thing I heard from customers while working at Adobe was this, I want my learners to be able to take a course on their iPads or iPhone, but these mobile devices don’t support Flash. If I were starting a company today building a Rapid eLearning tool, I would only focus on publishing to HTML5.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Text processing: MS Office, Google Docs, Google slide shows, WPS Office Free, LibreOffice or Apache OpenOffice, etc. HTML/CSS/XML editor: WYSIWYG, Notepad ++, Sublime Text, Adobe Dreamweaver CC, Eclipse, NetBeans, Microsoft Visual Studio Community etc. Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Macintosh, with its free HyperCard program, also helped a generation of tech-savvy teachers make their own software and tutorials for students. Alongside CD-ROMs came Microsoft Powerpoint, a modern presentation software quickly embraced by lecturers, executives, teachers and students. Individuals eager to expand their skill sets and widen their knowledge base also turned to the Internet online degrees and free educational programs. 2005: The Rise of Flash Video.

Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. Download iSpring free and follow the installation instructions. Navigate to the iSpring Free tab and click Publish. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

PowerPoint is a widely accepted format for presentations from Microsoft. Download iSpring free and follow the installation instructions. Navigate to the iSpring Free tab and click Publish. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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Why PowerPoint is Effective for Training New Employees

DigitalChalk eLearning

It comes right off the shelf as a complete authoring solution for most purposes, and many features are identical to other Microsoft Office products, so the learning curve is relatively low. The more feature-packed the deck, the more difficult to export your content as video, Flash or HTML5. PowerPoint in HTML5 and other perks. With such an add-on you are free to share your slides as video, HTML5 or Flash.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

Free tool. Sign up for a free account. Stop creating in Flash. Microsoft HoloLens – “the era of holographic computing is here” Autodesk 123D – an app on your phone that lets you take a series of pictures. HTML5 – explore that. Resources : www.W3schools.com (learn more about HTML programming – free training!

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

With the vast array of free and paid software solutions for creating recording tutorials, screencasts and video lectures, it’s easy to get out of your depth and start making the wrong choices. For some reasonable cutting, joining and tweaking, feel free to try Microsoft Movie Maker, Apple iMovie, Avidemux or any other tools with similar functionality. As for recording a video lecture, the first thing that comes to mind is Microsoft Office Mix.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Some HTML5 quiz makers are built in order to develop online content and may even grade the questions for you, whilst others generate a printable version. Formatting quite bland on the free version. Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word. Conversion to HTML5, Flash, SCORM and other formats.

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Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

Trivantis

While many vendors struggle to shed their “Flash” skins and claim open-ness, Lectora quietly embraced “open” from the get-go. Lectora was designed to be flexible, and in essence, was an HTML and HTML5 code generator. While I’m not the biggest fan of what Microsoft has dumped on us design-wise, I do see the value for many users in minimizing their learning curves…. Download a free 30-day trial of Lectora Inspire to check out all the new features in 12.1

Basic tools for e-learning students

eFront

Modern LMS platforms take advantage of the latest HTML5 offerings, from CSS3 to WebGL. The most popular one, used in numerous LMS systems to provide functionality such as built-in video chat or collaborative whiteboards, is Adobe’s Flash, with (Oracle’s) Java coming in a distant second. For Windows, Adobe’s free Acrobat Reader (the industry standard) will do the job.

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Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

Simply put, one vendor has over 200 Flash-based templates in their product. If you were to use SurveyMonkey on your own, it would be free for the first 100 contacts. HTML5: Must be a Fad. The number of vendors who can publish to HTML5, are four. . Storyline says it will be able to output to HTML5, but when talking to a vendor who is testing Articulate’s product with their own, he informed me that it is currently unavailable with the product. .

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course ? Part 3.

eLearning Cyclops

Free eLearning. Adobe Flash - The initial interface was built in Flash. However, the Flash movie sits within Articulate Presenter and navigates to an assessment made in Articulate Quizmaker which also sits within the same Presenter project (more on this later). Articulate Presenter - This is what I plopped the Flash and Quizmaker into. Note: Microsoft Office 2010 was used to the extent that it was the subject of the sims, job aids, etc.,

You (Probably) Have the Technology

Rob Hubbard

As well as our free online Rapid eLearning Development (ReD) course we also deliver a one-day workshop covering some of the same material. The trouble with many author tools is that their main publishing format is Flash, which as you know, Apple don’t support on their mobile devices. The really great news is that these ‘learning assets’ are quicker and cheaper to produce than courses and can often be created using tools you already have, or ones that are free or cheap.

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Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

Microsoft Live – same thing. Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? In the content authoring tool market, the number of vendors who offered either mobile learning build capabilities within their tool or offered a stand-alone mobile course authoring tool is 28, of which two are free open source solutions. Output to HTML5HTML5 across the tech space is continuing to grow – at a strong clip.

Top PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

Unfortunately, Microsoft is dumping the Office.com and clip art site. But in the meantime, take advantage of the free resources and create your own graphics. What you build in PowerPoint is converted to Flash or HTML5 to meet your elearning needs. More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template. Here’s How to Find Free Stock Photos & Clip Art for PowerPoint. How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Can insert Flash animations. Free intro training modules are available. Can publish to mobile web (ex: HTML5). Can publish to Flash. Can publish to Microsoft Word. Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task. You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives.

PowerPoint Converter for 2013

bozarthzone

Some vendors approached me asking me to test tools; I downloaded some free trials of others.] All of that, compatible with PowerPoint 2013, and with reliable conversion to both Flash and HTML5. And, with Microsoft’s unfortunate decision to take the Sound Editor out of Windows, I hoped for a product that included an audio editor, thereby keeping me to just two tools (PowerPoint and the converter tool) rather than three or more. There’s a free trial for iSpring 6.2,