Flash Player will no longer be supported after December 2020.

Ideaon

And sail to a new flash-devoid future. Adobe has an an End-of-life page , an obituary to Flash. Open standards such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly have continually matured over the years and serve as viable alternatives for Flash content. Convert courses to html5.

The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. Blog flash player HTML5 redesign

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How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

Nearly everyone is familiar with Adobe Flash, for those who are not, it is a software with which apps, mobile games, desktop applications, and animations are produced. You can view Flash files like mobile and desktop apps by using the Adobe Flash Player or other third-party players. What is HTML5 and why is it used? Released in 2014, HTML5 is the 5 th and the latest version of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML). Flash to HTML5 Conversion Process.

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. What is HTML5?

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.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. The advent of HTML5 – the open web standard – with versatile native multimedia features offered the alternative needed for a departure from Adobe Flash. What is Flash? Related Read: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5.

Why Is Online Learning Moving from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about reasons online learning is updating the content from Flash to HTML5. There are a host of tools, software, programming languages available to developers to choose from, but when it comes to creating interactive online learning solutions, the choice usually narrows down to two alternatives – Adobe Flash and HTML5. Also, with Flash slated to be discontinued by the end of 2020, there is an urgent need to convert Flash-based content to HTML5.

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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4 HTML5 Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Origin Learning

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.

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

“Just program it in HTML5.” ” “We are switching to HTML5.” ” “HTML5HTML5HTML5…” Sound familiar? What does this cry for HTML5 mean for e-learning developers? I would present at conferences and proclaim that attendees needed some of these programming skills. Instead, industry leaders are rallying behind the HTML5 banner.

HTML5 – The Force Awakens

Ideaon

We have had a more than a year of HTML5 now. HTML5 (with CSS) is what makes it happen and It has quickly become the creation weapon of choice. Here are the 7 fruitful reasons to incorporate HTML5 in e-learning: 1. HTML5 has the capability to provide content adaptability to all screen sizes. HTML5 flies solo. Does not require any proprietary player to run it. HTML5 has become a universal working standard with its worldwide presence in the industry.

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.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

The.swf file, the exported Flash object that plays in the Flash player in your browser, has been my friend for a long time. Indeed, I’ve been using Flash for my web e-learning projects since 2009. That was Flash version 3.0. Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. No doubt, I love Flash. HTML5 or Flash—Which One Has Wider Appeal?

Life After Flash: Giving Your Flash-based eLearning New Life

Brella

After serving for twenty years, Flash is settling into a well-earned retirement. A Brief History of Flash’s Demise. Steve Jobs dealt the killing blow in 2010 with his famous “ Thoughts on Flash ” essay. Once Apple declared that they were getting off the Flash bandwagon, it was only a matter of time before other industry leaders followed suit. Implications of Flash’s Downfall. But mobile is just the tip of a seismic Flash problem for the training community.

Converting Flash to HTML5: Switch Now Before Support Ends

gomo learning

It’s the end of an era: the once common Adobe Flash format will be discontinued on December 31 2020. If you haven’t yet moved all of your learning content over to HTML5, now is the time. Converting Flash to HTML5 might seem like a major challenge. For employees, the main benefit of HTML5 will be the ability to access eLearning on any device, wherever they are. HTML5’s wider support and flexibility ensure that users aren’t restricted to learning at a desk.

Amazon announcement shows HTML5's versatility

Aptara

Amazon announcement shows HTML5's versatility. Web apps developed with HTML5 are an answer to one of the key questions in mobile content development , namely which platforms to focus on. By creating materials with HTML5, companies can cross operating system boundaries easily, even reaching both PC and mobile users with the same app. It's become increasingly clear that the device market will be split between at least two major players for the foreseeable future.

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?

A sign of the future: Adobe embracing HTML5

Aptara

A sign of the future: Adobe embracing HTML5. These businesses will instead have to gravitate toward technologies such as HTML5, which handily solve the problems of a fragmented mobile ecosystem and the overlap between the use cases for smartphones, tablets and notebook computers. HTML5 asserts its new dominance. CIO recently reported on the decline and fall of older technologies such as Adobe Flash in the face of HTML5.

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

CommLab India

As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. 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 files (.swf) Flash fails in flexibility.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

That it is not a good idea to have multiple programs open while you are saving and publishing your video. Flash vs. HTML5. I am seeing many vendors still offering the ability to output screen recording and video to flash. Less vendors are offering the HTML5 output, which seems to be strange, especially as more e-learning vendors as a whole are jumping right in. Those who do offer both Flash and HTML5 are missing a simple and essential item to their arsenal.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. Industry experts believe that Apple has done this solely to block the new feature of Adobe Flash that will allow the Flash developers to publish Flash files to iPhone app without any knowledge of iPhone SDK or Objective-C. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

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Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

A few years ago it made sense because most of the options required programming skills; thus having tools that took this away made development “rapid.” However, many of the tools, like Storyline, have become more sophisticated and replaced traditional programming. Another challenge is that many building courses today have limited technical and programming skills. Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Tom: Our goal is to craft the best HTML5 output for course authoring.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

A few years ago it made sense because most of the options required programming skills; thus having tools that took this away made development “rapid.” However, many of the tools, like Storyline, have become more sophisticated and replaced traditional programming. Another challenge is that many building courses today have limited technical and programming skills. Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Tom: Our goal is to craft the best HTML5 output for course authoring.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Once mobile devices started to become popular the promise of being able to have everything on our devices, including learning programs, was right on the heels. To that end came the development of HTML5 and responsive web content that adjusts to the screen size. What about Flash? A lot of eLearning content is at least partially Flash-based and famously mobile devices have shunned the playing of Flash content.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Responsive Player: Did you get excited when I said “responsive”? While a responsive player is heavily touted addition to Storyline 360, in reality, the player leaves developers a little wanting. In a nutshell, the responsive player provides a minimalist UI around your course with a hamburger menu on small devices. Sometimes the responsive player ends up being a bit of a miss. Does your company want to decrease Flash use and focus on future browsers with HTML5?

How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Create Interactivity with HTML5: Adobe’s Flash Player will become obsolete by next year, as the company has announced that it will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020. So, content creators now have to migrate to open formats such as HTML5. After this announcement, organizations around the globe are hurrying to convert all their Flash-based content to HTML5.

E-learning News September 2010

eLearning 24-7

Unison allows e-learning developers to build, test, review and publish Flash-based courses in minutes, from any computer connected to the internet. Best of all, you can do this without every opening Flash. The files will work for those who are visually impaired and use programs that read pdfs beyond the standard ones. HTML5 – Covers HTML5 (619.5kb). HTML5 & Tablets. A lot of news happening this month, so let’s get started right away.

Corporate Training & Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

Kitaboo

Creating personalized employee training programs that are tailored to each employee’s learning needs is an approach that can deliver better outputs in terms of productivity. By creating a personalized training program, you are providing your employees with relevant resources that will improve their skills and increase their efficiency. Gamification, simply put, is the application of certain gaming techniques into the employee training program. HTML5 Replaces Flash.

5 myths about future-proofing your elearning

Sponge UK

Flash content will become impossible to access in the future. All HTML5 content is equal. Here are three cases where updates are required due to content or technology issues: Technology – Flash-based course with up-to-date content and learning design. A well-designed Flash course could fall into this category. Flash content will become impossible to access in the future. Adobe Flash was created in 1995 and spread quickly across the web.

Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made compliant. However, HTML5 and Articulate Mobile Player output isn't currently compliant. Screen readers are programs that use auditory feedback to read screen information to a learner. 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.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player. Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. These text-only (no audio) courses were built more than five years ago with a lesser known authoring tool, and the finished products were generated in Flash.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

Many elearning authoring tools let you create a course with SCORM output without any programming knowledge. It was designed for Flash. SCORM was originally intended for Flash-based courses, which aren’t a popular option now that support for Flash is fading. HTML5 courses can be created to SCORM standards, but it limits their functionality. Making your elearning SCORM compliant means that it’s set up in a way that lets it work with any of the major LMSs.

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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. A good starting point is our blog post – 5 Rapid Authoring Tools to Publish Courses For Your iPads – where we talk about some of the authoring tools that can be used to develop HTML5 courses for iPads. So what’s the fuss about HTML5?

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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.

My Favorite E-Learning Resources

E-learning Uncovered

A couple of weeks ago, I was at ATD TechKnowledge in Las Vegas teaching their Articulate Storyline Certificate program. Storyline Player Color Guide : Learn what all the options are in the dialog box for modifying the colors in your course player. Storyline HTML5/Mobile App Guide : See what Storyline features work in Flash, HTML5, and the Articulate Mobile Player app.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

In subsequent posts, we will dig deeper into strategic initiatives that can take your program to the next level of driving measurable business improvement. Tactical: Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. Flash to HTML5 conversion – turning lemons into lemon aid. If you have a legacy curriculum of Flash eLearning courses, you already know that soon, most internet browsers will no longer support the Flash player.

The Next Generation of E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

In fact, the industry used to spend a lot of time talking about the programming part of elearning. The tool is easy to use and at the same time it’s empowering because it offers a level of capability that didn’t exist years ago without requiring some programming know-how. Finally, I could create a lot of the interactivity that I wanted to do but couldn’t because I didn’t have the Flash programming skills. Easily Customize the Course Player.

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Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison of 7 Major Authoring Tools

gomo learning

In this article, we look at seven of the main players, their key features, strengths, weaknesses, and the users who will benefit most from them. Launched in 2014, Gomo was one of the first tools created to move eLearning authoring towards responsive HTML5 content authored and delivered in the cloud. Provided you have advanced programming skills, you can change how Adapt handles interactions via the Adapt Framework. Cloud-based, responsive HTML5 authoring platform.

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. Needs to be programmed). Needs to be programmed). Needs to be programmed). Can publish to mobile web (ex: HTML5). Can publish to Flash. Choosing a rapid e-learning authoring tool that suits your training needs completely can be quite a challenging task.

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. Wherein more deals were “iPad only” in the first half of the year, an increasing number of mLearning programs went non-iPad in the latter half of 2011. a.k.a.