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.

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?

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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.

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 why is Flash going away, what is going to happen to it, and what should you do with it? For readers of a certain age, Adobe Flash was the exciting new face of a media-filled internet. So, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

Help Your E-Learning Customers Understand HTML5

Rapid eLearning

Before we get started: Flash is going away soon. 4 Simple Steps to Update Flash Courses. How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File. Without the Flash player, courses run through the browser. Thus the demand for HTML5 courses.

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.

What Do We Mean When We Say HTML5?

The Learning Circuits

No doubt you’ve heard at least a whisper about HTML5 over the last year. It’s a Flash-killer. Another complication is that “HTML5” is often used to refer to a range of modern web technologies. Simply speaking, HTML is the language that the Web is written in, and HTML5 is the most recent version of it. Why is HTML5 important? How are we supposed to deliver those rich learning experiences that our learners are used to if we can’t output to Flash?

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?

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

CommLab India

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) Technology and e-learning experts consider Flash outdated.

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

eLearning 24-7

Note : When I say publishing I am also referring to preparing the video for final output. 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.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Compared to the other big players – dominKnow Claro is a steal. Fear of the Mobile Bogeyman aka HTML5. Yet when it comes to m-learning and HTML5 output, it is as though you are eating stale candy from 1997 shoved into your bag by an unsuspecting neighbor. And in regards specifically to the output of HTML5, the numbers offering it are slim. On the former note, every tablet in the market accepts HTML5. HTML5 is not going anywhere.

JavaScript Tricks for Articulate Storyline 3/360

eLearning Brothers

The biggest drawback to most of them was that they wouldn’t work with the Flash version of the course. But now, one of the cool things about Articulate Storyline 3 and 360 is the option to publish only for HTML5. We can use custom JavaScript to affect elements in the player and on the slides. And Articulate has built the awesome jQuery JavaScript library into the player, which means we no longer have to add it manually when we want to use it.

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?

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

Infopro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Bookmark these eLearning blogs and news breakers, then refer to them on a weekly basis.

7 Tips To Stay Ahead Of eLearning Trends And Adapt To Changes

Infopro Learning

For example, Flash players used to be an essential ingredient for eLearning courses. Then the news broke that new mobile devices wouldn’t support Flash, and opted for HTML5-based apps instead. Hence, the shift from Flash to HTML5 began, and eLearning professionals who were paying attention got a head start. Bookmark these eLearning blogs and news breakers, then refer to them on a weekly basis.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

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®. References. To learn more on this topic, please check out the following reference materials: Publishing and Sharing Articulate Storyline Content.

14 eLearning Templates Too Good to Pass Up

eLearning Brothers

Available in HTML5, Storyline, Quizmaker, XML, Flash and other formats. This response is what we lovingly refer to as…WRONG! Gizmo Player Skins. Among the various player skins available for different authoring tools, the Gizmo theme stood out as a prominent download in 2014. Fun fact: the eLearning Template Library had almost a quarter million files downloaded (that is including multiple template files). That’s 700 eLearning template downloads a day!

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

Presenter 360 comes with an easy-to-use window that allows you to include navigation elements, branching, playlists, and Player tabs. Embed web applications, gamified elements, and reference materials. Presenter 360 has the following features that allow you to create device-agnostic online courses that can be accessed by all learners, including those with physical disabilities: A responsive Player that renders content based on the size of the screen, on which it is rendered.

SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?

Elucidat

SCORM stands for Shareable Content Object Reference Model. 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. Another set of standards that has the same aim is AICC.

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6 things to keep in mind when publishing eLearning content

Firmwater

Make sure you're selecting an HTML5 output option when you publish. All major browsers have completely phased out the Flash Player plugin by default and are instead opting for mobile-friendly HTML5. In fact, Adobe plans to stop distributing Flash Player by 2020. Using primarily flash-based content will risk your learners having to download additional plugins and make it a less pleasurable learning experience.

My Favorite E-Learning Resources

E-learning Uncovered

I find myself referring to some of the same resources over and over again because of how helpful and relevant they are. 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.

5 Types of Course Conversions You Can Do with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

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 built-in characters, players, screen recording ability, and a wide variety of interactivity and assessment templates. 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.

Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

By using a mobile device as a learning platform, one can leverage its unique features such as camera, audio/ video player & recorder, computing device, eBook reader, GPS, gaming compatibility etc. A: A Performance Support tool refers to any tool/system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. But we differentiate primarily because of the OS and Flash compatibility.

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Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

It can be used as standalone asset; the viewer only needs a mp4 player which is available on each system. You can use an embedded video file or refer to a published MP4 file on YouTube (and probably in next version also possible with Vimeo files). Those are SWF-based but will be converted to MP4 when publishing to HTML5. Standalone version (exe): not sure what the future will be when Flash Player has died. Intro.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

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. Previewing – it offers it but the terms and icons are strange – “pages” “project” – you only know it refers to preview when you hover over it. Flash – Add flash to a page, similar issue i.e

Augmented Reality and M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

WhereMark app allows users to explore Wikipedia (in a Wikitude app style) and local searches, find places to eat and shop with navigational AR references. If you doubt that premise, you can look no further to see what are the big players in the industry. Tablets – iPad – whose real power is multimedia, and HTML5; other tablets follow the multimedia pattern. Blu-Ray DVD players – interactivity, apps, social media capabilities.

Augmented Reality and M-Learning

eLearning 24-7

WhereMark app allows users to explore Wikipedia (in a Wikitude app style) and local searches, find places to eat and shop with navigational AR references. If you doubt that premise, you can look no further to see what are the big players in the industry. Tablets – iPad – whose real power is multimedia, and HTML5; other tablets follow the multimedia pattern. Blu-Ray DVD players – interactivity, apps, social media capabilities.

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

A couple of rapid content authoring tool vendors are incorporating HTML5 features in their tool, which can be used on tablets, and of course the iPad. According to a person I spoke with last week at the Articulate booth at Tech Knowledge 2011, Articulate is expecting to roll out HTML5 functionality in their product in Q4 2011 or Q1 2012. Some solutions really becoming a turnkey PowerPoint to Flash product with minimal features or very basic.

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M-Learning: Landscape Changer: E-Reader

eLearning 24-7

″ Now, a new player hit the market with a 10.7″ Umm, lets see: Swf (yes, Flash and not Flash lite either) – An e-reader already boosts this as a new feature into the marketplace. Ipad is going to use HTML5 instead of.swf, assuming they can get it to work in the near future, but its Flash sans Adobe. End users can grab sims and download them, training templates, mini quick reference guides, manuals (which should be banned.really 20 pages?

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63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Reference: Yee, N., & Bailenson, J.N. Drag & Drop in Adobe Captivate - Adobe Captivate Blog , November 19, 2010One of the most amazing things about Adobe Captivate is that ultimately anything you can do in Adobe Flash, you can do in Adobe Captivate simply by adding a widget. Captivate’s architecture makes it ideal for extending functionality via interactive Flash Widgets. Great content again this month.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

3, Interactions/Animations/Games I don’t want to get into the Flash debate here but let’s face it; the.swf output file is here to stay for a long time. You can sit around and wait for who wins the HTML5 argument or you can learn Flash. Other than HTML, at a minimum I recommend learning XML, basic JavaScript (Web) and basic ActionScript (Flash). Some are referred to as “Rapid” where others are more complex.

5 Tips to Prepare Your Storyline Course for Your LMS

eLearning Brothers

SCORM (Shared Content Object Reference Model). Traditional SCORM content is Flash-based, which may cause issues on new platforms and mobile devices. In most cases, nowadays, it is highly recommended that you publish for HTML5. Because Storyline doesn’t include responsive design functionality, you should choose Use Articulate Mobile Player for iOS or Android if your course will be accessed via mobile devices. August.

Skinning Lectora’s New HTML5-based Media Player

Trivantis

Something many of our users have been asking for in recent months is the ability to run video and audio media via HTML5 rather than with a Flash-based media player, as well as the ability to use Closed Captioning with media on mobile devices. The new HTML5 media player is also coming to Lectora Online very soon! The new player is based on the open-source MediaElement.js Want to try the new HTML5 media player?