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: Adding Videos to eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      You can add several types of video into a Captivate project, including AVI, MOV, and Flash Video (FLV or F4V). To insert a video, open or create a Captivate project and then choose  Video > Insert Video  to open the  Insert Video  dialog box.  Most developers elect to use  Event Video  since videos that are confined to a single slide are easier to control.

Video Delivery Types in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

One of the most important factors to think about while using Videos in learning courses is how the video will be delivered to the learner. Captivate supports the following types of Video Delivery : Progressive download, RTMP Streaming, Flash Video Streaming Service (FVSS). Video Hosting. Can be hosted on any Web Server or Flash Media Server (FMS). In both these video features, you can configure any of the above delivery modes.

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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. Test on actual environment – environment is the combination of hosting server and end user’s machine. flv, *.js, in Flash Based eLearning Development?

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