Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. Due to this (and some other reasons like processor capability, device features, etc), not all devices support Flash – neither within the web-browser nor outside of it. Y ou can use existing Flash development skills to provide engaging elearning apps for handheld devices. -

Best Practices To Make Adobe Flash Courses Run Through Latest Browsers

Swift eLearning Services

Adobe declared that it would discontinue its support to Flash player from Dec, 2020. In connection to this, no prominent browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Safari would support Adobe Flash player.

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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.

How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. Google and Microsoft too have announced their intention to disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus bringing the curtains down for Flash. What exactly is Flash? Flash is a multimedia software by Adobe, which is used to produce animations, desktop applications, and mobile games and applications. in Flash.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe made a formal announcement stating that from 2020 the company would no longer support Flash. These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash.

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, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

The Future For Flash

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I received a link to the Flash Plugin roadmap. A lot of elearning content today was designed and developed using Flash and that will continue in the foreseeable future. The roadmap was interesting because it points to some items that could possibly impact how we use Flash for delivering eLearning. Also, given the onslaught from HTML5 in the authoring area, it makes sense for Adobe to focus on gaming and DRM video. So where are we going with Flash?

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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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Adobe Flash and the Danger of Zero Day Exploits

CDSM

Our Head of Technology, Nik Goile, gives us some background on last month’s Adobe Flash exploits , and explains how CDSM was prepared to deal with them… You probably heard about the Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that came to light in July. The published archive included at least three zero day exploits for Adobe Flash, and one for Microsoft Internet Explorer. Internet giant Facebook even called for Flash to be killed off completely.

Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

But as open standards like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly have matured over the past several years, most now provide many of the capabilities and functionalities that plugins pioneered and have become a viable alternative for content on the web. Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. – Are eLearning users adopting HTML5?

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How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

This is nowhere more visible than with the 2020 mandate to end flash support.For edtech companies and ed publishers, it’s a case of “objects in mirror are closer than they appear.”. These organizations have been developing Flash content for education since Macromedia offered Flash 1.0 In 2017, Adobe formally announced that it would no longer support the Flash player plug-in. Companies will not be able to use it in its Flash form and No!

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Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Ever since Google announced it would make HTML5 the default experience in Chrome , and start blocking Flash by the end of this year, many organizations have been wondering why. One of the reasons these organizations sympathize with Flash is because of their Flash-based e-learning courses. Now that these courses won’t work on many browsers and devices, they need to be converted into a compatible format; which is HTML5. Disadvantages of Adobe Flash.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash will be allowed to die in 2020 as Adobe ceases to support the standard. Extensive use of Flash makes this development a concern for those of us working in the eLearning industry. The troubled history of Flash.

The Shift from Flash to HTML5

Firmwater

A recent change is important to note here was when major companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft phased out Adobe's Flash Player from their web browsers and opted for the open and mobile-friendly HTML5.So The shift from flash to HTML5 in web browsers means there needs to be a similar shift from flash-based content to content published to support HTML5.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android). Enhance the old Flash content.

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Flash has been a productive tool for authoring these courses. But, it suffered from the drawback that OS platforms of latest handheld devices don’t extend support for Flash. HTML5 has superseded Flash as a viable option for authoring eLearning courses because it is supported by all smartphones and tablets. The advantages of using HTML5 In eLearningcourses are numerous and have been enumerated below for your ready reference.

HTML5 rising: Showdown imminent with Flash

Aptara

HTML5 rising: Showdown imminent with Flash. It's time to seriously consider HTML5 as a development medium if companies haven't already made that choice. The language has been building steam, aided by such events as Apple's choice to abandon Flash and the momentum of multiple device use, which incentivizes Web apps that function in a browser across platforms. This is the promise of the HTML5 movement.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5

Inkling

Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. The snowball effect continuous as enterprise companies move away from Flash. HTML5 allows video, audio and other multimedia files to be played using your web browser without needing to install plugins.

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). Can I see HTML5 sites now? Even Flash.

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). Can I see HTML5 sites now? Even Flash.

W3C's HTML5 recommendation published

Aptara

W3C's HTML5 recommendation published. The path to widespread HTML5 adoption has been a long one in some senses, but when compared to 20-year old Flash, which HTML5 is replacing in many cases, its rise has been swift and dramatic. This technology can help developers create content that reaches a number of platforms, from various Web browsers to mobile phones that have stopped supporting Flash. Video is the crux of HTML5 as it stands.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5. The movement away from using Flash in both internal and external content by businesses has been slowed by one important factor: This language has been seen as the primary distribution method for rich multimedia such as audio and video. This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5.

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option

Aptara

HTML5 presents platform-spanning development option. While HTML5 gained its cultural cachet as a mobile content standard, the highly touted substitute for Flash on Apple devices, its strength comes from the fact that it works across platforms, desktop, smartphone and tablet inclusive. Organizations simultaneously committing to create more materials and facing audiences that want to reach them on every device type imaginable will find an ally in HTML5.

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Internet Explorer is the only browser with support for MSAA (Microsoft Active Accessibility). Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. When a screen reader encounters content meant for Flash Player, the screen reader notifies the user with audio, such as "Loading.load done." by Kevin Siegel. A few years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company.

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?

Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. See this Flash Platform blog post for more details: [link]. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? Flash Builder) from Adobe.

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Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

This format file was developed by Microsoft for the Windows Media Player. YouTube supports WMV , and Apple users can view these videos, but they must download Windows Media Player for Apple. Flash is not supported by iOS devices.

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.

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. Differences between AMP and Adobe Flash®/HTML5. Default player. Player customizations, such as background color, color schemes, or alternative fonts will be reverted to default. Flash and JavaScript®.

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.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

If you like having scenarios in your courses, you will this tool, because not only does it come with a scenario builder, but also custom branding with your player, a ribbon style similar to what you see in the Microsoft Office products (which adds a familiarity touch), audio and video narration, screen capture/recording, assessments, interactions such as 3D cube, panoramic zoom, and ebook. and customized player. 1st vendor IMO to truly have HTML5 output. HTML5 output.

5 Questions Before Making Your Courses Mobile Friendly

Cinecraft

Does The Original Development Tool Allow You To Publish To HTML5? First, she looks at how they were originally developed: Forklift Safety Payroll Basics Sales Techniques: developed in Adobe Flash Management 101: eLearning developed in Storyline 2; ILT (Instructor-Led Training) materials developed in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. However, if the course was created with older software like Flash, then you will likely have to redesign the course.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. Apple’s insistence on never wanting to support Flash content on iOS devices will drive innovation across the authoring tool market that is sure to benefit everyone in the Training & Development field.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

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

CommLab India

Can insert Flash animations. Can customize built-in Player skins. Can choose from built-in Player skins. 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.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Part of this shift was driven by the fact that Flash-based content actually didn’t perform/behave well on most Flash-enabled handsets and tablets especially when the content was local rather than on a server.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

PowerPoint Converter for 2013

bozarthzone

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. Here's the iSpring Suite toolbar: The player is highly customizable.

Top PowerPoint Tips

Rapid eLearning

Unfortunately, Microsoft is dumping the Office.com and clip art site. Here’s a PowerPoint presentation that was saved as an.mp4 video and then inserted into the Storyline player. What you build in PowerPoint is converted to Flash or HTML5 to meet your elearning needs. PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility.