HTML5 and SWF

Adobe Captivate

If I publish so that both of these buttons are gray, will my module work in an LMS when Flash is no longer supported? drag and drop) rely on swf?? What’s the easiest way to determine if a Captivate 9 course contains things that require Flash?

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Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. Simply put, this will allow existing libraries of flash animation content to be ported to devices that run iOS – iPhones, iPads, and iPods. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files.

Case Study – Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

Swift eLearning Services

The courses that were developed in Adobe Flash or tools whose output is in SWF are now not compatible with the modern devices. Thus there is a need of… Authoring Tools Case Study eLearning HTML5 Responsive Learning Articulate Storyline Authoring Tool Elearning case study Flash Courses to HTML5 Conversion Flash to html5 Flash to HTML5 conversion flash to html5 courses legacy content into HTML5 Legacy course conversion using storyline rapid courses development

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).  While HTML5 may one day completely replace SWF, today is not that day.

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Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. What prompted you to go the HTML5 way? The entire Raptivity Himalaya library will be available in HTML5 format soon. With HTML5, you may need.OGG format.

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. It’s an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript. For now this project is targeted at advertisers to enable them to run Flash ads on the iPhone/iPad.

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe Captivate 6 introduced HTML5 output, allowing eLearning content to be interactive on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad. By combining Captivate's and RoboHelp's HTML5 outputs, you can easily support interactivity for iPhones and iPad in your help system.

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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.

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.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. Currently, you can export SCORM packages to Flash, HTML, or both. SWF courses do not work on certain devices; Apple devices.

Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In September, Adobe made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content." eLearning HTML5

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers! Last July, Adobe announced that Flash, the ubiquitous, super-powered website and elearning authoring tool will be phased out by the end of 2020. Popular web browsers have already discussed their plans to no longer support the Flash plugin. At this point, there’s very little that Flash can do that HTML5 can’t handle. These tools have the option to publish in both Flash and HTML5.

Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Flash is a free cross-browser plug-in that allows interactive content to play on most browsers and computers.The sophisticated Flash development environment allows programmers and designers plenty of room for creativity. No wonder then, a lot of e-learning is built using Flash. If you are considering the on-going use of Flash for developing e-learning, here are seven traps to avoid. The frame rate trap Flash files can support multiple frame rates.

Webinar: Using Custom HTML5 and Adobe Edge with Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Recently I did a Webinar for Lectora users on how to use custom HTML5 inside Lectora projects. This tool is perfect if you know nothing about HTML or HTML5. Edge Animate is much like Flash and After Effects, so if you have ever used those tools you should feel right at home.

HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is here!

Adobe Captivate

I’m really excited to share with you that we have HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 With the HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for your mobile devices that do not support Flash content. HTML5 Converter iOS iPad iPhone rapid elearningout on Adobe Labs.

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. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe. So one can now develop software that can actually “play” SWF content.

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Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

Adobe Captivate

In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. Assessment HTML5 iPad iPhone Quiz rapid elearning test

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.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. If you decide to publish a SWF, the learner will use a web browser to access the lesson.

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. This is an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. 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). Camtasia eLearning HTML5 mLearning

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the Enable Accessibility option and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

A multimedia authoring tool that goes beyond Flash and builds applications based on HTML5, Javascript, jQuery and CSS3 and works well on iOS and Android devices, and the latest HTML5-compatible browsers. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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CP2019’s Tiny Gems

Adobe Captivate

I suppose all developers are aware that the final death of Flash Player, SWF output will be there sooner than expected. Adobe Captivate Blog Project Upgrade blog css HTML5 play button preview project upgrade Skin EditorReview?

Captivate 2019 – 404 error after uploading to LMS

Adobe Captivate

I am publishing to HTML5 and uploading to my LMS server. I have published as both an SWF and an HTML5 and have had no problems playing it as a flash file but of course that create the Youtube issue. In order to take advantage of the embedded youtube video feature. Unfortunately when I try to launch the course, I get the 404 error – file or directory not found.

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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. The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1

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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're finished, you'll use the Presentation group on the Adobe Presenter group to Publish the Presentation as either a SWF or PDF. 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

And you will learn how to publish your lessons for the widest possible audience including how to output both Flash (SWF) and HTML5 (so that your lessons will play on such mobile devices as the Apple iPad). Due to popular demand from our friends in Europe, we're now offering our top rated Captivate training during Central European Time Zone hours! 

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers). Prior to publishing a lesson, choose Project > HTML5 Tracker to open the HTML5 Tracker (shown below). by Kevin Siegel.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers.

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

That means I need to account for Flash compatibility. Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5.

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How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

It also removes the ability to publish flash content as flash is now dead. Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers.

Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

This only publishes in SWF format so it may not be the most useful in an age when HTML5 is quickly gaining popularity over Flash. E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States.

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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.

mLearning: The Time is Now

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In what may be another boon for mLearning, last week Google released a beta tool called Swiffy , a free Flash to HTML5 converter. My first thought about Swiffy was that it would solve a LOT of the problems I hear with SWF content not playing on Apple devices like the iPad.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

All that designers had to do was to provide a nice looking screen layout and graphics, add a few animations and activities and publish the course, which really meant exporting the lot to Flash.

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.

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. Publish them in HTML5 rather than swf output.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

Differences between AMP and Adobe Flash®/HTML5. Flash and JavaScript®. Since each published course is a collection of files, the files can be simply transferred to a PC or a Mac machine on a CD, flash drive, or any other removable media.

Enhance Lectora e-Learning Courses with Embedded Objects

Trivantis

Easy Flash Content Creation. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Flash Creation for Everyone. -->. Mike and Damian went through the steps needed to set up communication between Lectora and Flash SWF files using JavaScript to: Maintain a button state. Forum. Logins.

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

CommLab India

Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course. HTML5 gestures such as swiping, dragging, and pinch-to-zoom are well-supported, and this goes a long way in facilitating effective learning on mobile devices. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.