JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

TechSmith Camtasia

There is no one-size-fits-all for image file formats. This post will cover two of the most popular file format options, JPG vs. PNG, including when to use them and why. There are two main questions to ask yourself when you decide which image file format to use.

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh? I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead.

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Development Corner: Image Formats

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Let's review the three most common image formats and why/when to use them. " It is one of the most popular formats used on the web and in eLearning. So if you are editing an image in Photoshop, always save it as the native format first, which is a PSD (Photoshop Document).

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Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 3

E-Learning Provocateur

I was dilly dallying about both when Steven Lewis showed me his newly produced paperback, How to Format Perfect Kindle Books – ironic, eh? I had problems with PNG files (they outputted fuzzy) so you might consider TIF or JPG instead. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2 I explained how to self publish an e‑book. If you’re like me, you’ll now want to create a hard copy – a “real” book.

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This Week’s Tip: Export Images from Word Files

Intellezy

Did you know that Word’s DOCX file format is a glorified ZIP file? The older DOC format converts all images to RGB PNG files.

Select the Right Image Format

SmartBuilder

As a follow up on my last post about optimizing graphics , I want to address a few ideas concerning the best image format for elearning graphics. When you create graphics for a course, do you save all of the images in the same format? No image format does everything perfectly.

How can I create a spotlight on a slide to highlight some information?

Yukon Learning

right-click> Format Shape >drag the transparency slider). Right click this selection to save as a picture (right-click> Save as Picture >PNG). Be sure to save as a PNG.

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Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Project Rome offers output in formats such as PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, or FXG or Web files for either an Adobe or third-party-hosted Website." Jackie Dove of Macworld.com introduces you to Project Rome , a new all-in-one content creation and publishing application targeted to consumers, small businesses, and educators.

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How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background. If you are using a JPG or other file format, you’ll need to adjust your background color in the Snagit editor first or it will default to white rather than transparent.

Creating Transparent PNGs in PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

This post will provide step-by-step instructions for how to create transparent graphics in PowerPoint and save them as a portable network graphic (PNG) file for use in an e-learning module. Now adjust the colors and formatting to create a white cloud. by Jonathan Shoaf.

Creately Web Based Diagramming Tool

Moodle Journal

Upon completion diagrams can be exported in either png , jpeg or Creately format. A little bit of cross posting between my blogs here but if you have use for a diagramming tool and not come across Creately yet, then I think it is well worth paying a visit to the site.

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How to Remove the Background From an Image

TechSmith Camtasia

If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background. If you are using a JPG or other file format, you’ll need to adjust your background color in the Snagit editor first or it will default to white rather than transparent.

Batch Edit with Snagit’s Covert Images

TechSmith Camtasia

Using Convert Images you can change properties, size, and even the file format of a group of images all at once. For example, you could take a group of images and add a one pixel border to each, make the images 200×200 pixels and change the file format from JPG to PNG.

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. 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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Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

This can be accessed any time an image is selected under the “Picture Tool Format” tab on the Ribbon. Fortunately, you can also save an image in several different image formats. It’s even possible to save as a PNG with a transparent background. By Joseph Suarez.

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Five Tips for Creating Graphics for Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

Image Formats: png should be your preferred format (as against.gif) as it has greater color depth and is fully lossless with variable transparency. You can also create animations in Flash and convert that to video formats that the smart phones support.

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Adobe Captivate 2019 vs. SharePoint: The Issue is real.

Adobe Captivate

What is a JSON file format? Workarounds: Normally the SharePoint Administrator can configure the server to allow a MIME type to support JSON format. Also, there is the main imgmd file that stores png files, text captions, smartshapes, and etc.

Free medical images for eLearning

eLearningArt

Note that the icons are also in both PNG and EMF format, so you can ungroup and modify them. Who doesn’t like free? Medical stock photos are pretty popular in eLearning right now. So I thought it would be a good time to hook you guys up with some free images.

Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

PNG vs JPG. Two of the most common formats: PNG vs JPG. The main benefits of JPG and PNG: JPG uses lossy compression, compromising some quality, but making the file size smaller and more easily shared. There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures.

Get rid of White start screen with Black button (HTML output)

Adobe Captivate

I will take a screenshot of that slide while it is playing to save as a PNG (or other image format) and then hide the slide to avoid it to be included in output. png and edited to turn it into a full transparent image. Intro.

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Save time with e-Learning Images

eLearningArt

Use images formatted for e-Learning to reduce development time. “What are images formatted for e-Learning?” After the frustration of searching typical stock image sites, you are going to LOVE the power of the PNG. Note that this is only possible with PNG files.

IPhone- User Interface Guidelines – Part III

Upside Learning

Table Views, Text Views and Web Views: Table View: It displays information in single column multiple rows format. Creating Custom Icons and Images: For all icons and images PNG (32 bits) format is recommended.

Make a responsive splash screen with several pictures

Adobe Captivate

So replace your current picture by a picture that is 1px wide and high in a transparent format. Once your Captivate project is completely finished, publish it to the HTML5 format. png” That means: Mobile size: width:186px; height:350px.

How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

So, all the Flash-based videos, games, and websites on earth would have to be converted to another format for being accessible to netizens. But if you don’t have access to the source files, or your course has less or no interactive elements, you can record the course to MP4 format.

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Give a Presentation From Your iPod

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: You have a choice of either JPEG or PNG from the Format drop-down menu. If you were posting images to the internet it might be in your best interest to choose PNG. by AJ George You want to pitch a sale to the CEO of a large company, Billy Bigshot.

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Create Your Own ClipArt

eLearningArt

You can easily create your own ClipArt in PowerPoint that can be saved as either PNG or vector (EMF) format. A simple — a simple thing you can do is save it as a PNG, just copy and pasting the picture, or as an EMF. Synopsis.

Create Your Own Microsoft ClipArt in PowerPoint 2

eLearningArt

Learn how to save ClipArt drawings from PowerPoint into the vector EMF format. A simple — a simple thing you can do is save it as a PNG, just copy and pasting the picture, or as an EMF. But that’s going to be a PNG, you won’t be able to scale it all the way up. Synopsis.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In the format toolbar (or via right-click) select Convert to Shape. I like to save as a PNG file so that the transparent part of the image remains transparent. The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint.

Snagit Update: Light Theme, Scrolling Capture and More

TechSmith Camtasia

This will allow you to quickly view all of your autosave captures and save them to common formats (PNG, JPG, etc.).

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Supercharging PowerPoint interactive presentations with VBA (Part 2)

BrightCarbon

Here are the steps to create your invisible shape: First make sure you’re using a shape for the icon that can be filled e.g. an SVG icon or a PowerPoint vector shape (a PNG/JPG picture won’t work).

How to Identify the Best eBook Conversion Services

Kitaboo

Multiple Input and Output Formats: Select a software where you can upload any file format and get your output in whichever format you might need. The different input formats include AZW, Adobe InDesign, HTML, text files, XML, etc. Whatever output format the software allows, ensure that it has an option to convert your file into ePUB format. This is because ePUB is a popular eBook format that works across most reading devices.

A Simple Hack to get Beveled Edges for Shapes, Text Captions and Images

Adobe Captivate

Save as BMP or PNG. Use screen snap tool options to bevel the edges of images or use PowerPoint to insert an image into the slide and then use the Format tab to add the 3D bevel to the image. The Lack of Beveled Edges in Captivate: As of Captivate 2017.1 and until Adobe borrows some code from another group to make beveled edges, there is a simple hack to get this done for buttons, captions and shapes. All you need is PowerPoint and a screen snap tool.

Technical Communications: Online Versus Paper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

To use the images, you'll need to allow time to save the images as online versions (in jpeg or png format). by Tony Self    What is more effective, a print document or an online document? It wasn't all that long ago that print documents would definitely have been voted more effective, especially considering the poor quality of computer monitors and slow internet speeds. Remember trying to pull up a document on a modem?).

Newbies: More PowerPoint Hacks for Your Cp Project: Using PowerPoint Template Backgrounds in Your Captivate Master Slides

Adobe Captivate

Many are offered in a 16X9 format. (I I like using the PowerPoint backgrounds in my Cp projects. I don’t need the PowerPoint master slides, just the background image.

A Simple Way to Build PowerPoint Graphics for Mobile Learning

Rapid eLearning

To save the slide as an image, go to Save As and choose an image format. I usually save in PNG format. In a previous post, I shared how I built an interactive scenario in Rise.