4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

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For quite sometime, Flash has been the preferred way of doing this. But with the coming of HTML5, browsers and developers of authoring tools have been working hard to catch up and provide the rich experience that is possible with this version. The new version gives native support for HTML5 animations, allows for enhanced publishing and even more customizable smart-shapes. Lectora Inspire 11.

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Are you looking for effortless conversion of your flash-based elearning to HTML5? Can there be a one-click conversion of Flash courses to HTML5? The answer requires you to classify your Flash-based Elearning on criteria of the elearning development tools used to create it in the first place. Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning.

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Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

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In this post, we will see how to convert PowerPoint presentations using another widely used rapid authoring tool – Lectora Inspire. Step 01: Choose the PowerPoint presentation you want to convert to an e-learning course and delete unwanted slides , if any. For example, you might have a few slides containing activities to be performed in the classroom such as a contextual role play. After deleting the slides, save this document in the desired location.

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

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While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. 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. In Lectora® Inspire 12.1, Lectora also supports text style sheets like CSS.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

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Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Empower on the other hand does work, since it is a self-contained product and does not directly go into PowerPoint 2010 (but you can upload PowerPoint slides into it). Library pulls in your video, audio, flash and image files right from your video,image, flash, audio folders on your computer – GREAT IDEA – although I wish they added HTML5. rather than the “slides” thing – which I hate.

4 Authoring Tools to Convert Flash-based E-learning Courses to HTML5

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As a training manager, you must have spent quite a few thousands developing Flash-based e-learning courses for your team. Thus, the plan ‘ HTML5 by Default ‘ revealed by Google last week might have struck you hard because according to this plan, Flash will be disabled in its browser, Chrome, by the fourth quarter of this year. Now, you must be worrying that you need to redevelop your existing Flash-based courses to ensure they support HTML5, right?

Lectora Inspire 12.1 Review by Rick Zanotti

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While many vendors rush to create mobile applications, Lectora® has quietly led the way with a foundation built around what would emerge as mobile. 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. In Lectora® Inspire 12.1, Lectora also supports text style sheets like CSS.

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

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I wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. Lectora. I’ve always found this product to be the top of the line for PowerPoint to Flash course builds. Case in point: Use of the term “slides” Any e-learning developer would know that the proper term is pages, as in Chapter-Pages. Lectora.

Want to Give Your Legacy E-learning Courses a Make-Over? Think HTML5

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Legacy courses are courses developed in Flash, Swishmax, Shift tool, Dreamweaver, HTML and earlier versions of rapid authoring tools, which were prevalent before the advent of HTML5. The drawback these courses had were, they failed to give HTML5 output, thereby making them incompatible to mobile devices. You can revive them with HTML5. Here are the steps to be followed while converting legacy E-Learning courses into HTML5: Gather the source files .

Know All about Lectora Inspire 16

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Then Lectora Inspire 16 is the Answer. Responsive e-learning has made Lectora a favorite of the learning technology community. You can transform text-heavy content into meaningful learning experiences with Lectora Inspire. As it supports HTML5 output and responsive design, it’s easy to develop mobile learning courses in Lectora 16. In this context, let’s check the detailed review of Lectora Inspire 16. Benefits and limitations of Lectora 16.

The 25 Most Popular eLearning Templates of 2015

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Other versions: Storyline | Lectora | PowerPoint | Camtasia. #24 This template is also available in a Lectora version. #23 This game is available in multiple versions , including: Storyline | Lectora | HTML5 | Flash. #22 Other versions: PowerPoint | Lectora | Storyline. #21 Other versions: Lectora | PowerPoint. #19 This game comes in many versions , including: Storyline | HTML5 | Flash. #18 Other versions: Captivate | Lectora. #14

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

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The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) But Flash is not compatible with mobile devices and latest browsers.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

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HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

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In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Simple slide layers. Converts static slides into free-form interactivities. Publishes to HTML5 and Android. No slide layers. Lectora Inspire 16. No slide layers. Flash-based mini games. Gives only HTML5 output.

Top 10 authoring tool in 2020 delivering engaging digital learning content

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2004), AICC, HTML5, xAPI/TinCan , cmi5, and LTI. . 4) Lectora. Lectora is one of the most loved tools for eLearning development and performs excellently on the accessibility and multi-device options.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

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In the Storyline 360 authoring tool, you can’t hide/show content, branch, or change interactions based on screen size like you can in Lectora or Captivate. Lectora and Captivate can both be cumbersome and a little difficult for most new developers to learn. Better HTML5 output: One of the best, most unspoken new features is an optimized HTML5 engine. Flash vs. HTML5: You can publish to Flash, HTML5, or both (and prioritize either over the other).

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

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Provides a responsive HTML5 output and a great analytics system where you can track how users are interacting with the content. Supports a wide range of formats, including SCORM, AICC, HTML5, xAPI (TinCan), Windows, and Mac OS. Lectora.

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

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Boasting of a great slide deck, it is used across every industry ubiquitously. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2 Click on File and import the PowerPoint Slides. Lectora Integrator.

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

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Boasting of a great slide deck, it is used across every industry ubiquitously. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2 Click on File and import the PowerPoint Slides. Lectora Integrator.

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3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

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For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Lectora Inspire. You will feel at home adding text, shapes and other elements to your slide. Lectora Inspire.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

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Text-heavy course: In this case, redeveloping the course in HTML or using Lectora Inspire will work best. Animation-rich course: Here again, one can use Lectora or HTML as a framework. Additionally, interactivities can be also developed within HTML/Lectora. Flash animations can be published as videos and imported in the HTML/Lectora framework. This method allows the previously developed Flash animations to be reutilized, leading to sizeable cost-savings.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

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HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

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Courses were prepared using software products that were almost all based, to a greater or lesser degree on the Microsoft PowerPoint model of slides, templates and bullet points. All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash. The first and most important thing of course is to publish courses to HTML5 rather than Flash wherever possible.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publish and Host your E-learning on an LMS

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Now most tools offer HTML5 output option in publishing so that your e-learning is compatible with mobile devices. This option helps access the course on devices that don’t support Flash such as iPads. Checking ‘ Include HTML5 output ’, allows your learners view your course as HTML5 content. You can track learners’ progress by selecting the options: Track number of slides viewed and Track quiz results from the Tracking tab.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

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Apply transition effects to slides and slide layers, use motion paths to make an object move along a path that you decide, or use triggers to decide when the object should move. And if you are looking for a cinematic effect of a camera zooming across the slide, check out the Pan and Zoom option that can emphasize multiple objects. Lectora Inspire. If you are looking for simple ways to add fly animations (transition effects), Lectora is the rapid authoring tool to pick.

E-learning Authoring Tools’ Face Off – Storyline 2 vs. Captivate 9

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Built-in triggers, variables, and slide layers let you create any kind of interactivity easily and quickly, eliminating the need to write code. You can Publish to both Flash and HTML5 so that you can access the courses on your mobile devices too. Publish to both Flash and HTML5 so that you can access the courses on your mobile devices. E-learning development has never been as easy and quick as it is today – thanks to rapid authoring tools.

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

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Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is very useful when you want to create complex animations and videos. If you want to build a course with interactivities such as flip books, drag and drop, sliders, match the following, puzzles, scenarios, or simulations , then Flash can be your go-to solution. Below is a screenshot of an interactivity developed in Flash. It allows for adding question slides, scenario branching elements, and multimedia elements. Compatible with HTML5.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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As these PowerPoint presentations are used in classrooms, they come with text-heavy slides and a few representational images. For example, Adobe Captivate is widely used for creating software simulation-based courses and Lectora Inspire to convert text-heavy content into online courses. Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools. For example, Flash components and scroll bars do not work on Apple devices.

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E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War

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Among these, the three widely preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools are Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Lectora Inspire 16. Simple slide layers. Tricky interface and slide layers. No slide layers. Flash-based mini games. Publish to mobile devices (HTML5). Only HTML5 output. Let’s face it! Today, everybody is in a hurry and needs everything delivered quickly.

The Top 3 Aspects of Articulate 360 You Must Know

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Adobe Captivate and Lectora have already launched the responsive design feature. HTML5 Gesture Support. Publish to HTML5 First/Only. While checking the course, they can give comments without taking screenshots or mentioning the slide numbers. Slide details will be captured automatically. If a slide has a lot of content, it will be very difficult to read when viewed in mobile phones.

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

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Answer: Articulate Storyline and Lectora Inspire are the most translation-friendly tools. What is the ideal tool to recreate existing Flash-based courses? Answer: Articulate Storyline is the ideal tool to convert your Flash-based online courses to the HTML5 format, if you do not want a responsive output. Using this tool, you can edit the recordings of your live webinars, remove disturbances and errors, if any, synchronize it, and publish to HTML5.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

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But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility. A: Heavy graphics don’t pose too much of a problem in HTML5. Can we publish HTML5 from Lectora? It is, in fact, one of the major HTML5 authoring tools. If we purchase your LMS, will u help developing HTML5 product in Lectora? – Have you done any project around HTML5? We have been helping our clients with HTML5 development services & solutions.

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5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

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From simple PowerPoint to e-learning conversions, to the complex Flash to HTML5 conversions, it can handle anything you throw at it. The tool has an option to import PowerPoint decks, and you can add interactivities, assessments, audio, and video, and publish it to HTML5, so that the course can be seamlessly accessible on mobile devices. Legacy courses are those developed using Flash, Dreamweaver or earlier versions of authoring tools. Convert Flash to HTML5.

Any e-learning professional

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H – HTML5. HTML5 is gaining ground where Flash fails. We’ve all seen “page-turner” e-learning courses that show slide after slide of text. Articulate, captivate and e’lectora’fy your e-learning with the latest authoring tools available in the market. Related Posts How to Create Section 508 E-learning Course Using Flash 3 Compelling Reasons Why eLearning Courses Need Instructional Design?

Signs of a Good Interactive E-learning Software

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These stringent requirements cannot be fulfilled using Flash and other tools, which require specialized skills to work with. Listed below are some interactive e-learning software, along with their key features, which are taking course development to a new level: Adobe Captivate 9 : One of the most well-respected HTML5 e-learning authoring tools, with lots of great features, an intuitive user interface and a massive interaction library.

5 Tips to Convert Legacy Courses Into Responsive Courses

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And those courses which are developed recently, which are usually developed by learning experts, can be directly dumped into rapid authoring tools and published into HTML5. A wireframe is the skeleton of the course slide, usually built with basic shapes and lines with organization branding colors and styling. These wireframes can be developed using any available authoring tool, like Articulate Storyline, Lectora 17 , Adobe Captivate 9 and many other tools.

Rapid Authoring Tools: A Boon for E-learning

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Some of the popular authoring tools that are used widely are – Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline 360, Lectora Inspire, iSpring, Articulate Studio 13, Articulate Presenter, Elucidat, ITy Studio, Gomo Learning, Easygenerator, Adapt Authoring Tool, Branch Track, etc. Mobile-Friendly Courses: Authoring tools can easily publish courses in the HTML5 format which is mobile-friendly, and this is a big plus point of using these tools.