Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years. The considerations mentioned here would, however be applicable to any other (development technologies) eLearning player too. Here are some of the key considerations for developing an eLearning Player –.

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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. 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. These parameters can then be used to encode videos in target format i.e. FLV, MP4 or F4V.

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Connection Error in Slide Video

Adobe Captivate

These things help you correct this: Make sure your server allows hosting and downloading FLV / F4V files. You can verify whether your server setting is OK by using any FLV player like this. The URL will be [link] This way you can test whether the server can serve FLV files at least outside captivate SWF. Tags: Uncategorized Captivate 5 Connection Error F4V FLV video

Podcasting with Wordpress

Take an e-Learning Break

Automatic media player for MP3, MP4, MOV, FLV, ASF, WMV, AVI and more. Creates feeds, automatically and full featured. Able to preview your podcast as it would appear in ITunes. Download stats available. Preview image for videos. Support for multiple formats. Control the look and location of your podcast within your post. Check it out: [link

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Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

This format file was developed by Microsoft for the Windows Media Player. YouTube supports WMV , and Apple users can view these videos, but they must download Windows Media Player for Apple.

Video files not embedding and loading properly on swf publish

Adobe Captivate

I have tried multiple file types (mp4 and flv), both input variations (event and synchronized) and multiple flash output versions (10.x I have checked to ensure that my flash player is up-to-date in my browser (IE) also. I am attempting to embed short (10 sec) video files to a captivate 2019 project and publish it as an swf file. When viewing the swf file, the videos appear to be attempting to load (i get loader icon indications) but the video never loads.

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

VIDEO PLAYERS AND CONVERTERS. FLV Player. If your a multimedia maven, then you need to play FLV files. You can download the free FLV player at CNET. VLC Media Player. VLC might be the media player you’re looking for. I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application.

Better Learning Through Videos: A New Feature in WiZDOM LMS

G-Cube

The supporting media player has to be installed in the learner’s computer, or if not, the learner needs to download the player and proceed to watch the video on their computers. We integrated multiple media-players into WiZDOM, eliminating the need to download the content at the user-end. Different media types require their specific players, so a common player could not be integrated. This does require media-player plug-ins to be installed on learner’s machine.

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Articulate ’09: Tips for Resolving Common Issues

Upside Learning

The latest version, Articulate ’09, has some interesting new features like Single-slide Preview, FLV Support, Easy Audio Editor, and Articulate Branding Removed. In this case, try setting the player template display at an optimal level and avoid scaling (this worked most of the times for us). Articulate’s suite of products rate high in the rapid authoring segment. We have used them for several projects, and have found them very effective for development and simple to use.

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Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

TechSmith Camtasia

MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Customizing your Flash player settings. Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers! We're coming to Philadelphia to give you the one-on-one Camtasia Studio training experience. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics, or an intermediate user in need of some tips and tricks, we have a Camtasia Studio training class that's right for you.

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

CommLab India

Once your training videos are ready, check their file size and compatibility with various players and browsers. Wmv, avi, mp4, mpg, mov, asf, flv, and 3gpare some common video formats. VLC player is compatible with most of these formats. There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. You can even host your corporate training videos on them. But that’s not a wise choice. Here’s why.

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. 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. Market Penetration The Flash player is installed on a higher percentage of end user computers than any other video format.

Camtasia Studio Training Hits the Road.

TechSmith Camtasia

MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Customizing your Flash player settings. 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. Ryan will conduct two 3 hour sessions - one for beginner Camtasia Studio users and another for intermediate Camtasia Studio users at the University of California in Irvine on October 15. Interested?

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. More choices for customizing the player template. Branching via the player’s Next button. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update.

How to Use Lectora to Create Accessible Courses

Trivantis

Certain media players, or skins, are not accessible. To accomplish this, Lectora enables you to add closed captioning to video (FLV and MP4) and audio files (MP3, FLV, and M4A) within your title. Creating accessible courses in Lectora® isn’t hard to do. In fact, with the many built-in features, options, and tools, it’s a straightforward process. The key is to keep accessibility in mind from the start as you design and develop your title.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. More choices for customizing the player template. Branching via the player’s Next button. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. Like a lot of guys, he has some issues with color perception so he wanted an easy way to match colors. I have the same challenge. In fact, my wife’s probably getting annoyed with me always asking which shirts and pants match when I pack for the conference trips. It’s a good thing I can trust her.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Offers the general publish as a mobile video device at 100% – but are they referring to all mobile devices or tablets or portable gaming players? When you move over a video MP4 file onto your page, it converts to FLV video – but when you decide to publish and select video – you can output the entire project as a MP4. Initially this review was going to cover both Snap! and Snap! Empower, but I ran into a major issue with Snap! What was it?

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

CommLab India

Video (Ctrl+Alt+V) formats include SWF, FLV, F4V, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 3GP. SWF: (Shockwave Flash) It contains vector designs, animations, audio, and videos for web browsers using Flash player). FLV: (FLASH LIVE VIDEO) FLV was once the preferred format for video streaming in mobiles, but now with the rise of HTML 5, the MP4 video format is being preferred. Video (ALT+N+V Individually) formats include SWF, FLV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, DV, and 3GP.

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