Webinar: Lessons Learned: Updating Flash Courses Using Captivate

eLearning Brothers

There are always lessons learned when tackling a new eLearning project or challenge. Now that the deadline for Adobe Flash to go dark is getting closer and closer, developers are looking for alternatives and ways to recreate their old Flash content. Flash Finder Adobe Captivate Resources Adobe Flash Resources Flash content HTML5 responsive design Webinars

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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.


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Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5?

Upside Learning

The battle between web technologies (read ‘ Apple and Adobe ‘) started a couple of years back when Apple decided to not support Flash on its newly launched iPad terming it buggy. Apple backed HTML5 to be the next big thing and single handedly forced the developer community to take sides. The eLearning industry was not too happy about the iPad not featuring Flash as it meant reinventing the wheel for animation and interactivity in eLearning.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I recently received an email from a new Captivate developer who had delivered an eLearning lesson to a client via email attachment. When publishing a Captivate project file, the format you select will depend upon on how the learner will access the lesson. If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go.

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week, HTML5. Currently the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. Your learners will not need Captivate installed on their computer to use a SWF, but they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). As an alternative to publishing a SWF, you can publish as HTML5.

6 Tips To Convert eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5

EI Design

The trouble is that most tablets and phones don’t support Flash, which makes Flash-based eLearning content virtually obsolete. Luckily, HTML5 offers a versatile multi-platform alternative. In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to help you convert your eLearning course from Flash to HMTL5 to optimize the mobile learning experience of your audience. Converting eLearning Courses From Flash To HTML5: 6 Tips For eLearning Professionals.

Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on Elearning and Online Courses – Part 1


Adobe has announced its decision to not to support, update, and distribute Flash Player from 2020. Flash being phased out by 2020, organizations across elearning industry are gearing up for the d-day when Flash published content will be blocked on all the browsers and HTML5 is going to be the new standard on the web. The reasons for this decision include: Incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices – does not allow resizing to fit a mobile.

Flash to HTML5 – The Impact on eLearning and Online Courses – Part 1


Adobe announced its decision not to support, update, and distribute Flash Player from 2020. Flash will be phased out by 2020, organizations across the elearning industry are gearing up for d-day when Flash published content will be blocked on all browsers and HTML5 will be the new standard on the web. The reasons for this decision include: Incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices – does not allow resizing to fit a mobile or tablet screen.

Adobe Ends Development of Mobile Flash Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Earlier this week, Adobe confirmed that it is ceasing development on Flash for mobile devices and will instead increase its investment in HTML5 and related tools. Here’s the message from Adobe: “…HTML5 is now universally supported on major mobile devices, in some cases exclusively. This makes HTML5 the best solution for creating and deploying content in the browser across mobile platforms.” So if you are using tools that output as Flash (e.g.

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. This online tool enables you to create basic, but effective courses and lessons. The post Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools appeared first on.

16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17

Upside Learning

Lesson for us – avoid them! Adobe Releases Flash-to-HTML5 Converter, Codenamed Wallaby. Monday night, Adobe released a new, experimental Flash-to-HTML5 conversion tool codenamed Wallaby. Wallaby is an AIR app that lets developers and designers quickly and simply convert Flash Professional files to HTML5.

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How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)


In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform. It was Jobs’ opinion that Apple users wouldn’t miss out on any multimedia just because their devices didn’t support Flash. percent of websites used Flash for multimedia applications.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

There’s so much to like about this book on the mobile-first movement, but here are 10 lessons I personally found applicable to all of us in mLearning: Lesson 1: The Future is Mobile and Mobile Learning — Hopefully you aren’t too surprised by this truth but it’s worth mentioning it. ” Lesson 6: Thinking Mobile-First makes Desktop eLearning better — This is a continuation of the previous lesson. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

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ELearning moves beyond the Flash era


ELearning moves beyond the Flash era. The transition to HTML5. While it was once the backbone of the Internet, Flash technology is now in decline. Revealed as a system full of security holes and requiring extra installation to run, it has taken a back seat to HTML5. The main advantage of the latter method its the fact that it will run across device types without the sort of plugin needed for Flash. Those methods have now become as antiquated as Flash itself.

Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Projects for mLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It wasn't long before Adobe responded by adding HTML5 as a publishing option. HTML5 allowed developers to create interactive content that can be used by mobile learners who have a device that does not support Flash. Publishing HTML5 solved the issue of creating interactive eLearning on the iPad. Your eLearning lesson might look perfect on a desktop system but might be too small when viewed on a small device (such as a smart phone).

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on most of the world's computers.  The Smart Player automatically detects if the learner's device or browser supports Flash.

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Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use to produce the lessons? If creating a software demonstration in Captivate or Storyline, record the lesson and simply publish it without going from screen-to-screen and tweaking any of the timing or the text. When an eLearning developer simply records a lesson and publishes it without much post-production, I call those kind of eLearning modules "just in time eLearning."

#mLearncon Joe Ganci, Which tools to use for desktop and mobile development

Challenge to Learn

Lessons are becoming shorter, delivered just in time and more social. Flash vs HTML5. Flash still isn’t dead despite of the problem on mobile platforms. But it will be HTML5 in the future. Html5test.com is a site where you can test how compatible your course is with HTML5. Big problem with HTML5 is that still many people use old browsers like Internet Explorer 8 that don’t support HTML5.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Using Camtasia, you can add callouts, images, audio, Flash hotspots, animations, and even a quiz.).   Once you've finished enhancing the video in Camtasia, you need only choose  Produce and Share  so your eLearning lesson can be consumed by your learners. Adobe Presenter Camtasia eLearning HTML5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training

Adobe Captivate: Live, Online Training Now Available in Central European Time Zone Hours

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  This beginner Adobe Captivate training class will quickly have you creating eLearning and mLearning lessons that include software simulations, demonstrations and soft-skills (compliance training).   You will learn how to make your lessons engaging and interactive by creating quizzes, adding text captions, animations, videos, rollovers, clickable areas (buttons and click boxes), typing areas, voiceover audio, and sound effects.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you have created an eLearning lesson using eLearning tools such as Adobe Captivate, TechSmith's Camtasia Studio or Articulate's Storyline, you can insert the multimedia directly into RoboHelp Help Topics. When the topic is displayed in a web browser, mobile device (iPad, iPhone, etc) or HTML Help, the lesson will play (and remain interactive). The perfect playtime for a typical eLearning lesson is 5 minutes (give or take a few minutes). by Kevin Siegel.

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.

Optimizing Graphics for eLearning


The short answer is “faster updates and complete control in Flash and HTML5.”. If the flyout appears 20 times in the lesson and you decide to change the color, you can replace the 1-by graphic in the media library and it updates the flyout everywhere in the lesson. Sometimes effects, like drop shadows, display differently between the authoring tool, Flash, and HTML5. Authoring Graphic Design Mobile / HTML5 image tips and tricks

April News and Notes, Happy Spring!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Goodbye Adobe Flash – If you use Adobe Flash in your eLearnings or any other learning content, you may be left unsupported very soon! Read about an HTML5 update that can keep your content current. Lesson 7 from our CPTM Class – Identifying Needs – More from our highly recommended CMPT class. AXIOM Updates News Adobe Flash ATD Content Curation CPTM MS Office Notes websiteWelcome to spring!

Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      You can use Storyline to create eLearning lessons that are accessible to learners who have visual, hearing, mobility, or other types of disabilities. If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made compliant. However, HTML5 and Articulate Mobile Player output isn't currently compliant. Learners should be able to move through lessons using only a keyboard or a mouse.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020


Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc. It lets you produce HTML5, SCORM-compliant content, among other features. . With interactions, births, tests, simulations of dialogues, screen recordings, video lessons, etc. SHIFT² runs contents HTML5. If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. This is the main reason why we did deep research to help you make the right choice.

Articulate Rise – Got questions? We got answers!

B Online Learning

Do Rise courses use Flash? Rise courses do not use flash. They are created solely in HTML5. Where iOS devices weren’t flash compatible, they do love HTML5, so your iPhone and iPad will have no issues with seeing the modules as you intended! all lessons are completed) or via a quiz result. Creating Custom Lessons with Blocks in Rise. Importing lessons across multiple courses. I love Articulate Rise.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About


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.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

To deliver content on these devices, ed publishers generally offer the educational resources in the form of Lesson Plans, Worksheet, Presentations, Assessments and Interactive Assets. PDFs converted to Flash : These have a short lifetime as Flash is waning in popularity. HTML5 : This format is mobile-friendly with a standardized format that provides a wide variety of resources and interactivities and cross-platform compatibility.

Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning Content Development companies for 2018


Outputs in CBT, FLASH, SCORM, HTML5 etc. It lets you produce HTML5, SCORM-compliant content, among other features. With interactions, births, tests, simulations of dialogues, screen recordings, video lessons, etc. SHIFT² runs contents HTML5. If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. This is the main reason why we did a deep research to help you make the right choice.

Resolve Failed SCORM- with Synchronous XMLHttpRequest Error and the Spinning Progress Circle on Scorm Cloud Upload

Adobe Captivate

Problem 1 – Quiz Pool Names with a Hyphen “ – “ This Pool Name issue has been incorrect in my Captivate projects for years, but I ran Flash files. Now I am HTML5. Note that the naming convention has NO spaces in it, but a hyphen will kill this when you publish to HTML5 in Scorm 1.2. No big deal, worked fine in Flash. But in HTML5, it seems that the lazy loader JS file named CPXHRLoader.js


Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery


However, with the impending phasing out of Flash, companies have now begun to transform their eLearning courses to the popular HTML5 format, an open source web format. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5. Blended learning can also be delivered online such that learners come together in a physical classroom and an online instructor delivers the lesson. Sometimes, it can also be a bulleted list summarizing a lesson.

Ten tips to build interactivity


If you make learners care about the decisions they take, they’ll become more engaged with the learning materials and motivated to not only ‘succeed’ within the parameters of the learning materials but also to apply, in the real world, the lessons they’ve learned. Adobe has had to address HTML5 issues and, no doubt, will embrace the issues posed by the up-and-coming Tin Can. Lectora will publish both Flash and HTML5 for Apps and rendering through iPads and smartphones.

Designing mobile SCORM for the eFrontPro Android app


In addition, you must be aware that, as Flash isn’t supported on mobile devices, your content should be entirely in HTML5. There are several ways for you to check and make sure that there is no Flash in your SCORM file , like using a browser that does not have Flash. Opera is a good example as it doesn’t support Flash by default. It is vital that this step is followed otherwise if your SCORM file is in Flash, it will not be shown properly on the app.


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


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. Highlights : HTML5 : HTML5 for seamless video streaming and mobile-friendly course design. Learner Interactions: Inbuilt learner interactions to make eLearning lessons more engaging. HTML5 encourages a consistent video content streaming experience on any device screen or orientation.

Celebrating the New Year and Five Years of Learning with gomo

gomo learning

It then grew to meet the needs of HTML5 content builds as demand for Adobe Flash-based content diminished. A Quick gomo History Lesson. Over time it morphed into a responsive, HTML5 authoring tool. HTML5 offered great compatibility with the emerging mobile learning market, so Epic was keen to move away from Flash. The end of 2019 brings us to the end of an eventful decade in corporate learning.

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Create responsively-designed lessons so that they look perfect on any device. . Preview – various ways to preview a lesson or parts of a lesson, including previewing in SCORM Cloud. Publish – to HTML5, Flash, YouTube, PhoneGap (for devices) and more. Table of Contents – lets learners choose locations in the lesson. Themes – for quick changes to look and feel of lessons. Print – your lessons in various formats. Lesson Reviews.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Output to HTML5.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

Simply put, one vendor has over 200 Flash-based templates in their product. However, they cannot be in the same page, lesson, learning object at the same time. 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. .

The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning


Sometimes, though, a specific course or a specific lesson requires real-time or even face to face communication, and e-learning, thanks to the capabilities of modern networks and communications technologies can adapt to that too. This can be either built-in to the browser through HTML5 technologies, or through the Adobe Flash plugin. This is particularly fit for oral-exam type situations, or hands on lessons, that need face-to-face coordination between student and teacher.