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.

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The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning

eFront

This type of e-learning, in which students and teachers interact at the same time, is called “synchronous” in the relevant jargon. ?n n this blog post we’ll describe some essential LMS features to support synchronous learning. When working with synchronous e-learning you need to keep your students “on the same page”, as the saying goes. This can be either built-in to the browser through HTML5 technologies, or through the Adobe Flash plugin.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

You’ve probably heard: Flash is dead! In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? HTML5 is today’s standardised language for structuring and presenting content on the web.

Resolve Failed SCORM- with Synchronous XMLHttpRequest Error and the Spinning Progress Circle on Scorm Cloud Upload

Adobe Captivate

Problem 1 – Quiz Pool Names with a Hyphen “ – “ This Pool Name issue has been incorrect in my Captivate projects for years, but I ran Flash files. Now I am HTML5. Note that the naming convention has NO spaces in it, but a hyphen will kill this when you publish to HTML5 in Scorm 1.2. No big deal, worked fine in Flash. But in HTML5, it seems that the lazy loader JS file named CPXHRLoader.js

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed. One option is to place a transparent caption in a fixed location on slides, then synchronize the text with the audio using the Timeline. When a screen reader encounters content meant for Flash Player, the screen reader notifies the user with audio, such as "Loading.load done." by Kevin Siegel.

Captioning

CourseArc

Common web accessibility guidelines indicate that captions should be: Synchronized – the text content should appear at approximately the same time that audio would be available. On the web, synchronized, equivalent captions should be provided any time multimedia content (generally meaning both visual and auditory content) is present. According to WebAIM , captions are text versions of the spoken word presented within multimedia.

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Asynch, Synch.And the Winner is?

eLearning 24-7

The key though is inherently tied to the two types of e-learning: asynchronous based learning and synchronous based learning. Synchronous Based Learning (SBL). How often have you heard the term “synchronous based learning&# and been told it is e-learning? With 100% Flash or HTML5, can add components to enhance. e-learning elearning WBT asynchronous based learning craig weiss online learning synchronous based learning wbt web based training

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Helpful Tip: Interactive Video in Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

Before we discuss interactive video in Adobe Captivate 8, we need to discuss a little bit about HTML5 video. While HTML5 video has its advantages — such as cross-platform and browser-native support — it still lags in respect to previous, plugin-supported video. With plugin players such as Quicktime and Flash, you could set cue points in your video that your authoring software (if capable) can hear and respond. Guest blog post by Erik Lord.

PowerPoint Add-ins – Develop E-learning Courses Rapidly

CommLab India

The audio recording feature is so amazing that you can record audio and simultaneously synchronize it with onscreen text. Courses can be published to formats such as Flash, HTML, PDF, or CD-ROM. The presentation can be published to different formats such as HTML5 or Video. The iSpring suite PowerPoint add-in helps turn your PowerPoint presentations into Flash or HTML5 formats. You can publish the presentation to different formats such as HTML5, Flash, or MP4.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline

G-Cube

With Storyline’s extraordinary multimedia support , developers can add Flash interactions, import video (in all popular formats), import audio or record it right in Storyline.—without Images and text can be synchronized with audio or video to create a ‘WOW’ effect. Finally, Storyline can publish e-content to Flash, HTML5 as well as iOS, using the Articulate Mobile Player app. The software can publish a course in Flash and HTML.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

For years, Adobe Flash was the uncrowned king of e-learning development software. Flash fails to meet this requirement as it is incompatible with most of these mobile devices and modern browsers. Another disadvantage of Flash is that it takes a long time (several weeks and even months) to develop online courses. Mobile/Responsive design: Storyline offers the ability to publish HTML5 output and can be viewed on tablets and mobile devices.

5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations

CommLab India

You can show a process flow, by moving images, or synchronize bullet points to appear with a page narration by using the Synchronize Events option. You can easily add synchronized audio, zoom, pan, and transition effects to produce a professional video tutorial. Flypaper is a tool used to create quick Flash animations and its integration with Lectora makes it possible to import Flash animations, in an e-learning course designed using Lectora.

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

CommLab India

A consolidated narration window that can be used to record narration, synchronize animations, and include annotations, without interrupting the e-learning development workflow. 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. The language of Flash and HTML5-based courses can be identified by screen readers. Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

A Complete Training Portal for Multi-device Mobile Learners

CommLab India

For example, if a course was compatible with a particular operating system and Internet browser, required a Flash player to play, and the pop-up blocker was to be disabled, and cookies enabled, it was the responsibility of the learners to setup the minimum requirements to access the course. HTML5 and Responsive Design to Support all Internet Browsers: Moodle LMS was developed based on HTML5 with responsive design.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

Afterwards, also bring it to your notice that there are many software solutions and tools that can be considered as authoring tools, for example, Flash, MS Word, and PowerPoint. Highlights : HTML5 : HTML5 for seamless video streaming and mobile-friendly course design. Wiping out the main disadvantages of a flash-based software, it dependably utilizes HTML5 to make the content load quicker on PCs, tablets and mobile phones.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

Not only was it doing the new “avatar” experience, similar to Storyline, but when you recorded your audio, they claimed it would synch up to the character’s lips – that is right, real synchronization. . Simply put, one vendor has over 200 Flash-based templates in their product. HTML5: Must be a Fad. The number of vendors who can publish to HTML5, are four. . The next version of Articulate Studio will output to HTML5.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Output to HTML5.

Too Little Time to Develop E-learning? Go for Rapid Development!

CommLab India

Day 3-6 :The development team works on the graphics, animations, and synchronizes audio files with the course content, using the storyboard as the blueprint. Allows you to publish course output in HTML5 format with the click of a button. A traditional online learning development project can take several months. Projects that require extensive simulations, or any end-to-end e-learning development for that matter, usually take time.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Blended learning: The combination of traditional face-to-face (or synchronous) learning methods and technology-based online learning (asynchronous) methods. Flash: Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. HTML5: HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

The ability to move seamlessly from one device experience to another will be critical with complete synchronization of our learning progress, status, achievements, etc. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Part of this shift was driven by the fact that Flash-based content actually didn’t perform/behave well on most Flash-enabled handsets and tablets especially when the content was local rather than on a server.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

The challenge for T&D and IT departments becomes how they will support the use of multiple devices for each worker with issues ranging from “single sourcing” content production (write once/deploy anywhere) to content distribution to security to cross-platform tracking and synchronization (think: completion of an assignment on a learner’s BB device must then be reflected on their iPad device ASAHP).

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The ability to move seamlessly from one device experience to another will be critical with complete synchronization of our learning progress, status, achievements, etc. I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

We still contend there’s no real comparison between a native app and any web app equivalent especially as it relates to core functionality that IT teams really care about like security, encryption, remote wipe ability, off-line access, support for device features (cameras, recorders), data synchronization, content tracking, and the overall playback experience. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.

Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad…Offline!

TechSmith Camtasia

Select the default MP4 – Flash / HTML5 player option. This could be handy in a school setting, for example, where 30 students could download the zipped folder from a hosted location and therefore bypass the need to synchronize 30 iPads to iTunes. Note: This method works for Camtasia Studio 8 and later, and Camtasia for Mac version 2.2 and later. It also requires a third-party $4.99

20 Frequently Asked Questions About E-learning Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

What is the ideal tool to recreate existing Flash-based courses? Answer: Articulate Storyline is the ideal tool to convert your Flash-based online courses to the HTML5 format, if you do not want a responsive output. Using this tool, you can edit the recordings of your live webinars, remove disturbances and errors, if any, synchronize it, and publish to HTML5.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Flash. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years. Three popular eLearning formats rely on Flash technology: SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), and video. That’s one reason why the decline of Flash technology, which Adobe will cease to support in 2020, is a concern for anyone working in the eLearning industry. HTML5. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. You can download the published HTML5 version from this link. In that case when opening a Captivate project, Tk fonts will be synchronized on their system. Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

lack of Flash support). The recent release of our CellCast Widget for Android Tablets has been well received by customers especially with the inclusion of a new Flash Player template we produced that transforms Articulate Presenter content into something that sizes and plays well on Android mobiles. the ability to seamlessly manage and synchronize assignment access, delivery, review and completion between their desktop PC and their mobile device(s). A.K.A.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, October 15, 2019, 10AM – 11AM PT: Flash Is Going Away. Adobe will sunset Flash in 2020, and organizations are now faced with a set of course content challenges they hadn’t planned for. Are we prepared for what will happen to our courses when Flash is retired? What do we do with all the legacy Flash content we are sitting on? What are some best practices we have learned so far for assessing existing courses and converting to HTML5?

ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial

Wonderful Brain

What we have right now are courses (and in that big bucket I include webinars, collaborative learning models, synchronous chat, etc.) It’s the smug satisfaction that the end results can be every bit as compelling, dynamic and deliver the requisite knowledge, skills and behaviors equal to that of a Flash (or HTML5) based, interactive gaming, high concept custom developed course.

Interactivity in Software Tutorials?

Adobe Captivate

Those are SWF-based but will be converted to MP4 when publishing to HTML5. Audio clips can be added and synchronized later on, need not to be done during the ‘video’ part of the capture. Standalone version (exe): not sure what the future will be when Flash Player has died. Intro. Whenever a comparison of eLearning authoring tools is published, Captivate still is considered to be the best tool for creation of software tutorials.

How to Make BYOD Work

CLO Magazine

•Secure file synchronization services are in place. “When the iPhone first came out, Flash vendors got nervous, but once the iPhone had that huge adoption curve, especially in corporations, there was no question. Flash wasn’t going to do it for you.” ” Adobe underlined the Flash risk when it withdrew its mobile version. • Adopt standards such as HTML5, MPEG-3 and 4 and PDF to keep content independent of platform.

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Reflections on Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. You can download the published HTML5 version from this link. In that case when opening a Captivate project, Tk fonts will be synchronized on their system. Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions.

Two weeks with Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

If Flash player is enabled in your browser, you can test this movie (SWF) online in my personal blog. You can download the published HTML5 version from this link. In that case when opening a Captivate project, Tk fonts will be synchronized on their system. Intro. About two weeks ago Captivate 10, now labeled Captivate 2017 was released. If you did visit my blog in the past, you know that I prefer to wait a while before posting my first impressions.

Top 10 Higher Ed/EDU LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Honestly, on the HE side, you should change from synchronous based to asynchronous based. . It is my belief and has been, that the reason these systems, regardless of who they are, fail for the students, in the long run, is the synchronous approach which is nothing more than sticking the ILT classroom approach online. . A good tiding to you all. Ahh, the new year. A year of opportunities. Thrills and fun awaits you. At least while you sleep.

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

Our updated CellCast Solution platform now scales to meet these ever-increasing demands using the industry's most efficient methods for content compression, distribution and synchronization. We're pleased to report the adoption and use of mobile learning by enterprise customers has been accelerating throughout first half of 2010 -- yeah!!; And as with any measurable change in market direction, this new-found momentum comes with advantages and challenges alike.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms. Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. I’ve included an outline of my lesson plan for the introductory synchronous session and would love your feedback.

My mLearning Predictions for 2010

mLearning Trends

the ability to seamlessly manage and synchronize assignment access, delivery, review and completion between their desktop PC and their mobile device(s). The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 By year end, HTML5 will make rich media playback on mobile devices more practical and compelling too making Flash-based content on mobile less of a need.

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). Fundamentally, eLearning is asynchronous most of the time, but at times there is need to conduct synchronous training.