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.

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. Choosing source video. Don’t double compress videos – use uncompressed or lossless formats when compressing to FLV format. Encoding videos to FLV.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Free Matching Images and Videos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

During the first day of my Adobe Captivate Beginner class , attendees learn how to import and work with both images and videos. During the video portion of the class, we import a Flash Video (flv) which students love because without the background color in the video, it's possible to include an animated guide throughout a lesson. You’ll find matching cutout people and videos. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

Adobe Captivate & the eLearning Brothers: Free Matching Images and Videos

Adobe Captivate

During the first day of my Adobe Captivate Beginner class , attendees learn how to import and work with both images and videos. During the video portion of the class, we import a Flash Video (flv) which students love because without the background color in the video, it’s possible to include an animated guide throughout a lesson. You’ll find matching cutout people and videos. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

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. Import Audio as an FLV File. The format of the audio file is important because only Flash Video (FLV) files can be used for syncing events to audio. For example, if you created your audio as a WAV file, you will need to use a program like Adobe Media Encoder to convert it to an FLV file. by Jonathan Shoaf.

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Green Screen on a Shoestring: Part III, Production

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the previous installment of this series, we provided a purchasing "checklist" for setting up a green screen video production studio. Part III of this tutorial series explains the production steps for recording, editing, processing and encoding video for use in Adobe Captivate eLearning lessons. The talent should be positioned as far away from the background as possible, while still providing the desired frame for the video. by John Gillmore and Bucky Dodd.

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

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. To help you understand video codecs and containers we wrote an in depth post about the differences of video files types. Other common video file types include: MOV (Apple Quicktime Movie).AVI

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years. Adobe’s Flash Professional is widely used for eLearning development but some organizations don’t allow running Flash Player or any other 3 rd party plug-ins for that matter in their web browsers. flv, *.js, flv [Flash video format] is not supported in some servers by default and it needs to be configured.

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s an easy-to-use video editor. There are other free applications, and of course if you use a Mac, you have your own video editor. In either case, it’s easy to shoot video with a simple digital camera and edit it without a lot of expense. Format Factory. Format Factory lets you convert media from one format to another. I don’t use it as much as I used to now that Articulate’s Studio ‘09 provides a video encoder. FLV Player.

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. So, I took the presentation on The story of the 30-minute masters that I created last week in Articulate and decided to re-create it in a movie format that would work for both YouTube and the iPod (MP4). I thought about Captivate, but that only exports Flash movies (SWFs).

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