Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. In The Rise of Flash Video - Tom Green tells us: This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town.

Screencast of the Week - Tom Green Bends Flash Video

Visual Lounge

Tom made a screencast for Layers Magazine - The How-To Magazine For Everything Adobe about 'Bending Flash Video in After Effects'. This week's Screencast of the Week comes from the wonderful Mr. Tom Green.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Free Matching Images and Videos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

During the first day of my Adobe Captivate Beginner class , attendees learn how to import and work with both images and videos. Even if you managed to find a video, it's unlikely that it matches the other images you've already used in your project. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

Why you should migrate your legacy Flash learning content to HTML5 now

Velpic - Inspired learning

Does your SCORM resource library contain content that’s written in Adobe Flash? Flash is dead. Don’t wait to convert your library of Flash video content to HTML5. HR Talk

Featured Online Classes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Adding animation and Flash Video. Adobe Captivate 5: Essential Skills. During this live, interactive two-day and instructor-led class, you will get an introduction to Adobe Captivate 5 and learn the core, essential skills that will help you create killer eLearning lessons.   Some of the lessons covered in this course: Best practices for eLearning. Recording Demos and Sims. Recording voice-overs and adding sound effects.

Green Screen on a Shoestring: Part III, Production

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In the previous installment of this series, we provided a purchasing "checklist" for setting up a green screen video production studio. The talent should be positioned as far away from the background as possible, while still providing the desired frame for the video.

Is it time to Abandon Adobe Flash in eLearning Design? [Chime in]

mLearning Revolution

This morning while reading the latest news, I came across a CNET news article, entitled “Flash quietly re-emerges on Amazon’s Kindle Fire.” ” “One we heard often from customers was that they wanted to view Flash content,” he said.

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Adobe Captivate: Adding Videos to eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      You can add several types of video into a Captivate project, including AVI, MOV, and Flash Video (FLV or F4V). Most developers elect to use  Event Video  since videos that are confined to a single slide are easier to control.

How to Develop Interactive Marketing Collateral (PDF) Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

CommLab India

Make Flash Videos Load Faster In eLearning Courses – Free Presentation. Most of the marketing collateral sales people use on-field is in the Portable Document Format (PDF) documents.

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HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

One of the most significant issues holding back wide deployment of HTML5-compatible video was the disparity of support between browsers. Back in 2011 , we opined on the best approach to deliver video online which, at that time, was using Flash. About a year later, we furthered our thoughts on web-delivered video noting how the HTML5 movement had made solid progress. All major browsers now support MP4/h.264 video. Now with web video (i.e.

How to Download YouTube Videos

Tony Karrer

I needed to figure out how to download YouTube videos for an upcoming conference presentation where I wasn't confident that I would be able to have a good enough connection to play the video. I've not tried it, but it appears to work for Google Video, MySpace video and more.

Using Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Video is really taking off in the eLearning world and can add to the effectiveness of content. However, when using video there are many things to think about. Typical steps to get video into an online course: Script the video on paper. Use Flash?

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How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

Visual Lounge

Video file size can be tricky and the concept of reducing video file size has many technical variables associated with it. Video Format and File Type. **If There are many different video formats you could export your finished video into. FLV (Flash Video Format).

MP4 – Making Flash-based E-learning Videos Universal

CommLab India

Over the last few years, his organization developed hundreds of e-learning videos in Flash. These videos went a long way in imparting good training to its staff. So, Sean’s boss asked him to make the Flash-based online learning videos accessible on mobile devices.

Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. The format of the audio file is important because only Flash Video (FLV) files can be used for syncing events to audio. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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5 Screencasting Tools for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

ScreenFlow for Mac users, easily records your screen and features great video editing options when you need to create a professional video for your online course. Easily record your PowerPoint presentations, upload your videos to the web, and export into various formats.

Authoring Tools and Compatibility

Learning Developments

When you've created your project, you can export to the version of Flash and ActionScript you want to support. There are a couple of caveats to pay attention to: If you use any special coding, flash, video, or widgets with your authoring tool, you can introduce browser compatibility issues.

Basic Features Your Next Multimedia Authoring Tool Must Have

CommLab India

Insert Flash animations. Features that Support Video: Videos are the new best thing in eLearning. While they have been around for decades, the importance of videos as a learning tool has been gaining immense importance of late. Trigger video in interactions. Flash.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

Inserting HTML5, Flash, and text animations. Support for Videos. Videos are effective in engaging learners and communicating information quickly and easily. According to The eLearning Guild report, tool users wanted video features such as the ability to: Embed video files.

Silver lining around clouds of layoffs

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So in staying true to Kathy's message I will also highly recommend the following little flash video created by fellow Phoenician Blogger Pamela Sims. Its nice to see that we are not alone in the tech industry dealing with massive staff reductions. Creating passionate users discusses the Sun layoffs. Today just might be your independence day. If you have been "pushed out", or have taken the bold move to jump out, put it on your calendar and celebrate.

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

eLearning 24-7

Video. In their rush to jump on the video bandwagon, many screen recording software companies are adding this capability. Frankly, I am a fan of it, but if you are going this route than offer the following: Multiple tracks of video – rather than a track or two. Ability to convert various types of video formats to other video formats. That it is not a good idea to have multiple programs open while you are saving and publishing your video.

Awesome Quizzes – Tips to Use Articulate Quizmaker

eLearning Brothers

Adding Flash Videos. There could be a time where you’d like the user to view an animation or video vignette prior to answering a question. You could insert a flash movie on the question page. Click Media/Flash Movie. Browse to find your flash file.

Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study

Learning Visions

Implemented Moodle’s Flash video module – created fabulous video experience. Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The following are my notes from Part 2 of the webinar: Our Journey: Harnessing Moodle to Deliver Customer Training Kronos – Scott Severn and Lynn Bennett – manage the customer training team for Kronos. Kronos delivers products and services to customers managing workforce.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning – Part 1

CommLab India

These tools help present the course content through text, scenarios, avatars, interactivities, animations, video, audio, etc. Adobe Flash. Authoring tools are widely used for the rapid development of e-learning courses.

Articulate has me lost for words

Clive on Learning

And, last but not least, Articulate is much better equipped for rich media: incorporate Flash videos in your slides, perform simple video edits and conversions using the new Video Encoder, edit audio, output to podcasts or for mobile delivery. I've been a user of Articulate Studio now for about three years.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. iMovie allows you to turn your home video into your favorite film with just a few clicks. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite.

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M is for Media

Clive on Learning

I'm now convinced it's media - simple, linear audio and video. Leslie demonstrated how easy it was to narrate a PowerPoint presentation, export it as an MP4 video and play it back on a video iPod. I thought about Captivate, but that only exports Flash movies (SWFs). I thought about using special video converters to get to the output formats I wanted, but I was worried about what all this processing would do to the quality.

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

The power of pictures - part 3

Clive on Learning

Basically, they came up with the questions, I did the answers, we debated a bit, the whole lot was videoed, edited, converted to Flash video, assembled into an FAQ using Articulate Engage and then uploaded to the course website. In the first two parts of this posting I reflected first on the importance of visualisation to memory and then on the effect on both me as presenter and on my audience of the absence of any PowerPoint slides at a networking dinner I spoke at.

Mobile E-Learning Development: Three Important Questions to Ask

E-learning Uncovered

Your client will often have Flash video, audio recordings, or who knows what in a potentially wide variety of formats. After attending the recent DevLearn 2012 conference and working with clients on mobile e-learning development, I’ve come to believe that the questions you ask (or don’t ask) can be much more important than the solutions you develop. Here are the questions I find most important to ask when working with a client on a new mobile e-learning course.

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10 Great Moments in eLearning History

SHIFT eLearning

The Multimedia PC (MPC) came with a CD-ROM drive, meaning that the device can display video synced with audio. Using a multimedia computer, they were able to utilize video, audio, graphics and animation programs so that they can better interact with the computer''s interface.

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years. flv [Flash video format] is not supported in some servers by default and it needs to be configured. A few possible constraints for a Flash [AS 2.0]

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eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. However, often we find videos not being used optimally. Here are a few technical aspects to keep in mind when working with videos.

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It’s time for upgrades, and a Poll

eLearning Development

Flash CS4 Professional. Articulate Presenter is arguably the most popular PowerPoint to Flash conversion tool available. It’s also an easy way to create Flash animations from slides. Studio 09 Standard includes Presenter, Quizmaker and Video Encoder. For Studio 09, Articualte added Articulate Video Encoder ‘09. This tool converts video files to FLV for inclusion in courses. It works fine, I just prefer Flash Video Encoder.

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Coaching, Knowledge, Posts, iPhone, & Maps

Big Dog, Little Dog

Flash Report: First Look at iPhone & Learning Perspectives - Eliott Masie. Elliott details the aspects of the iPhone that are high potential for learning (instructional videos, collaboration and more), some of the challenges (no current use of Flash Video) and a few trends in the mobile. Survey: Executive Coaching Sees Downturn - Chief Learning Officer.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 15, 2006 Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience I really like how they did this. Talk about "embedding video in the experience". creates the codec used in the Flash Player 8.

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eLearning Salaries, Flat, Transformation, Embedding, & Training Video

Big Dog, Little Dog

Learn how to embed almost anything in your HTML web pages from Flash videos to Spreadsheets to high resolution photographs to static images from Google Maps and more. 1980's Wendys training video - YouTube e-Learning 2009 US Salary and Compensation Report - eLearning Guild.