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 29

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. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. Also HTML5 was not ready for eLearning development then.

iPad 280

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.

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. The reasons for this decision include: Incompatibility of Flash with mobile devices – does not allow resizing to fit a mobile. What happens to the courses published as Flash output?

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.

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).    As an alternative to SWFs, Captivate allows developers to publish content as HTML5.

SWF 170

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. This makes HTML5 the best solution for creating and deploying content in the browser across mobile platforms.”

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. 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.

Media 217

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.

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 242

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.

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.

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.

Player 139

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. 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. Use PowerPoint to Transcribe Text for HTML5 E-Learning.

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. Welcome to spring!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. No big deal, worked fine in Flash.


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.

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.

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.


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.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.

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.