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. Market Penetration The Flash player is installed on a higher percentage of end user computers than any other video format. And as more consumer sites continue to move to the Flash video format, it's even more likely that your audience will have an appropriate player.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

Don’t double compress videos – use uncompressed or lossless formats when compressing to FLV format. Supported source formats are: asf, avi, dv, mov, mp4, mpg, mpeg, wmv. Encoding videos to FLV. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). To encode videos into FLV or MP4, the encoder software uses following codecs - H.264, On2 VP6 , and Sorenson Spark.

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Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

It gives you much smaller file sizes with minimal quality loss. The higher the bit rate, the less compression, which results in higher quality overall. What are the different types of video formats? There are many different types of video formats you can use.

Green Screen on a Shoestring: Part III, Production

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This reduces shadows and greatly improves the quality of the end product. FLV) and select the option to encode the alpha layer. Once this process is complete, you have a video in.FLV format where the background has been removed, leaving just the talent. by John Gillmore and Bucky Dodd. In the previous installment of this series, we provided a purchasing "checklist" for setting up a green screen video production studio.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

When developing an eLearning course using rapid authoring tools, you should know which format is supported by the tool to import audio files, videos, and images. If the tool does not support the image, video, or audio format you want to import, you will have to waste time converting them into the required format. So to get a clear picture, let’s see the various formats supported by Adobe Captivate 9, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora 16.

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How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

TechSmith Camtasia

Video Format and File Type. **If There are many different video formats you could export your finished video into. This codec produces an MP4 , which typically delivers the best quality, with smallest file size. FLV (Flash Video Format). Takeaway: Use the MP4 file type to keep quality and reduce file size. Using the MP4 video format will also help mitigate some of the file size issues associated with movement, as MP4 is highly efficient in this regard.

Storyline 360 – How to Record | Edit | Add videos


These file formats are natively supported in Storyline: FLV, MP4, SWF. Adjust the volume, brightness, and contrast to improve quality. Let’s look at the different possibilities of making and adding videos within Storyline 360. Record Videos directly from Webcam. Below is the step-by-step procedure to record and insert a video: Go to the Insert tab on the ribbon, click the Video drop-down arrow, and select Record Webcam.

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

The free version is all you need to quickly convert most file types to the.pdf format. CamStudio can record all the screen actions on your computer, as well as an audio narrative, and create AVI files which can converted to a streaming Flash (SWF) format. FLV Player. If your a multimedia maven, then you need to play FLV files. You can download the free FLV player at CNET. Have you ever been stuck trying to get DVD video into another format?

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Provide consistent delivery and quality training to all employees. If you have videos of heavy size in one format, you have many online conversion tools to change them to a convenient format. Wmv, avi, mp4, mpg, mov, asf, flv, and 3gpare some common video formats. VLC player is compatible with most of these formats. The MP4 format plays on most devices. If you can convert heavy videos into the MP4, or avi formats, you can compress them with divx.

Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

A good quality video can be a very helpful resource for workplace learning. Now that you've edited the video for length and quality, it's time to distribute it to the learners. It may be more costly and less trackable; but, after you've spent all that time in the editing room you'll want to show off your video in as high a quality as possible. Although you hate to see the quality suffer, you know that distributing over the web can be cheaper, faster, and trackable.

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Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

Choosing the right format & optimizing the quality. MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Calling all Camtasia Studio users! Ryan Eash, from TechSmith's User Assistance team, is hitting the road for the EDUCAUSE conference. Before the conference starts, he will give a few training sessions in California.

3 Rapid E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

Also, you may easily cut , copy , paste , adjust sound volume and trim Captivate offers you the ability to import a wide variety of video formats (such as AVI, MOV, FLV, MPEG) and synchronize it with the slide you are working on. . Bottom-line: Captivate is the number one choice for creating high quality simulations. Simulations: Lectora lacks the power to create quality simulations compared to Storyline and Captivate.

10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

CommLab India

In this context, product demonstration videos can powerfully evangelize your high quality products in no time. It has features such as screen recording, simple design interface to edit videos and animations, and helps export product demo videos in multiple formats that can be accessed from any digital device. This also allows you import videos in different formats such as MPEG, FLV, AVI, and more.

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M is for Media

Clive on Learning

The quality looked great, even when there was a fair amount of text on the screen, so I had to have a go. 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 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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6 Questions to Ask When Demoing Virtual Classroom Software

MeetingOne on eLearning

Most platforms we’ve seen allow users to add a company’s brand to the virtual classroom format. And it involves rearranging the entire room format (if a trainer chooses to do so). The entire virtual classroom, from top to bottom, left to right, can be formatted to a trainer’s needs. It provides the best resource for assessing the effectiveness of in-session delivery and the overall content quality.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

You can also save the file in the right file format. JPEG, GIF, and PNG are three of the best formats for e-learning. Try it in the smallest file type first, and only go up to a JPEG if you aren’t getting the quality you want. When picking file type, you want to balance file reduction, effect on quality, and how common the file type is. MP3 is a common format that provides a good level of compression without sacrificing quality.