Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself. It’s frustrating to locate an image only to find it just isn’t quite right. In these cases, it’s possible to tweak the image with a graphics editor. Some also assume that in order to make basic changes to an image, they need to buy expensive software with a long learning curve such as Photoshop. Development Tools Images Visual Design PowerPoint

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Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. We’ve rounded up some of the best info we have on capturing high quality images – whether it’s a photo from a camera, or a screenshot on your computer screen. How to Resize Your Image.


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How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

The images all had different background colors, and I needed them to all have a uniform look. You have a logo, icon, or other images that you’re trying to design with, but you need to remove the background of the image. You may need to add your company logo to a new image or add an icon to a PowerPoint presentation. With Snagit, it only takes a few steps to quickly remove the background from your image. How to remove make a picture background transparent.

8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Adding an image to your course increases the value to learners if done right. Often, most eLearning images we find aren’t perfect, and a little editing may be necessary. But what if you’re not a Photoshop whiz or own a separate image editing software? Lectora introduced some new image editing features with Version 12 which can save time and money. Add an Image. In order to add an image, you have three options. Rename the Image. Crop an Image.

Filling a button with a picture.

Adobe Captivate

What you will learn: how to insert a picture into a smart shape. The color doesn’t matter, You are going to fill it with your picture in a while. In the properties panel go to IMAGE>IMAGE FILL. Now, move left in the properties panel and go to FILL>CUSTOM IMAGE. Find the folder with the desired picture. If you want just a picture, use png. If you are still unsure, look at the picture below. Introduction.

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In one of my recent Optimizing PowerPoint for eLearning & Presentations classes , I demonstrated how to adjust the saturation of an inserted image to take the image to grayscale. After the class, one of the students asked how to make this adjustment on clip art images. Clip art illustrations insert as WMF pictures by default. Because they are WMF files, you have the ability to Recolor the image, but not to fully adjust the saturation. by AJ Walther.

Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images


Images, videos, infographics, and other media-related material are amongst the most important elements your site should include. Stock photography refers to the online sources of images that are available for downloading by individual people and companies.

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JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

TechSmith Camtasia

There is no one-size-fits-all for image file formats. With multiple options to save or export your images, the decision can seem complicated. 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. First, what type of image is it? Second, how do you plan to use this image? What is a PNG?

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Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

A picture is worth a thousand words. What pictures are you using in your course ? Relevant, attractive, and appropriately stylized images can serve as powerful visual stimulation in online training. Not only is PowerPoint a powerful way to put together a presentation, it can also be a quick and simple way to export formatted, perfectly-sized images. Dragging from the corner will ensure that your picture scales properly and help prevent it from becoming distorted.

6 tips for using images in your e-learning material


In this one we’ll be sharing 6 tips for usingimages and illustrations. If, for example, you want to have a children friendly look for your website then use cheeky, colorful images that appeal to kids. Use pictures to tell a story. Don’t use pictures as mere decoration or ornamental elements. Ask yourself if adding a specific picture or graphic serves this purpose  if it doesn’t, leave it out. The internet is not an stock image library.

Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit

TechSmith Camtasia

Thankfully, Snagit is able to save you time by taking your handwritten signature and turning it into a reusable image that can be applied to all electronic documents requiring a sign off. Upload the signature to your computer by taking a picture of it or scanning it. Once in the Editor, select the Fill option with the transparent color and apply it to the background of the image. In the Save Window, select the desired location and then save your image as a PNG file.

Free Assets to Improve Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Picture Frame. Sometimes you need an image to supplement your course, but just slapping down a picture all by itself might not cut it. The file is a PNG so the inside of the frame is transparent, allowing you to place it over any image you like and have it look like a framed picture.

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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. This will allow part of the background to come through the cloud when we place it on another image. Right click on the cloud and select Save as Picture. For the Save as type , choose PNG Portable Network Graphics Format. by Jonathan Shoaf.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. And that’s a big deal because we’re starting to see more SVG images every day. In fact, one of the sites where I buy images has the option to download SVG images. Insert & Edit SVG Image in PowerPoint. Insert a picture by using Insert>Pictures on the toolbar. Locate your SVG image and insert it. Select the image. Image already added.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

You can follow along with the technique I have shown below choosing clip art / images you like. This tutorial takes a pictorial approach to show how my title clip image was created in PowerPoint. Click the thumbnail images to see the larger version. In PowerPoint 2007 / 2010, choose Insert > Image > Clipart option to search for and choose a background image to add to a plain white slide. I searched for “butterfly” to find this picture.

How to create responsive SVGs and smart icons in PowerPoint


As it’s vector-based, there is no loss of quality when scaling, unlike a traditional picture like a JPEG or PNG (which are raster-based). Crop | You can crop SVGs just like you can with images. SVGs are the common format for icons and illustrations in PowerPoint.

6 Cutting-Edge Online Publishing Tools for 2021


The platform lets you enrich your eBooks with interactive elements such as audio, video, 3D simulation, images, and animation. Allows you to enrich your documents with interactivities like videos, links, and images to engage your readers.

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Create Your Own ClipArt


You can easily create your own ClipArt in PowerPoint that can be saved as either PNG or vector (EMF) format. What I’ve shown you in the last lesson was how you can kind of trace over an image to create your own, and I ran out of time at the end there, and I felt like it was worthwhile showing you guys a couple of things. 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.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When the Send to iPhoto dialog box opens, ensure your options match the picture below. 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. Problem is, Mr. Bigshot is, well, a bigshot.

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eLearning Magic: 3 Lectora Course Enhancement Tips

eLearning Brothers

However, you’ll also notice that the design elements are generic shapes that you can replace with your own words and images, effectively reskinning our skin to create your own module with a similar layout but a design aesthetic all your own. Though you can essentially reskin any of our templates with a bit of time and skill, some of them offer a ready-made aesthetic design, like our Executive layout template (pictured above). We love Lectora for its versatility and quality.

Create Your Own Microsoft ClipArt in PowerPoint 2


What I’ve shown you in the last lesson was how you can kind of trace over an image to create your own, and I ran out of time at the end there, and I felt like it was worthwhile showing you guys a couple of things. A simple — a simple thing you can do is save it as a PNG, just copy and pasting the picture, or as an EMF. So one of the things that we need to do is, this was created as a semi-transparent image, so that you can see the picture underneath as we drew it.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

It blended narration, text and image; it encouraged, nay, required interaction—more meaningful than simply clicking to advance; and it matched learning events to attention spans, appealing to different parts of the brain. To develop multimedia elearning that succeeds, juggle image, sound and text without creating long load times. In developing elearning, you sculpt by removing redundant assets, cutting images or narration and combining everything possible. png) to reduce.

6 Cutting-Edge Online Publishing Tools for 2021


The platform lets you enrich your eBooks with interactive elements such as audio, video, 3D simulation, images, and animation. Allows you to enrich your documents with interactivities like videos, links, and images to engage your readers.

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You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

5 Free Desktop Image Editors. 5 Free Online Image Editors. Let’s review a few of the common image editing tasks. Select your image and click on Remove Background. To remove a background, create a colored shape that sits over the picture. Group the shape and picture. Then copy and paste it back in as an image using Paste Special (.png). Most image editing applications allow that. Create a push-pin image in PowerPoint.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Create a click and zoom effect to view images. Use PowerPoint as an image editor. Tips on manipulating images in PowerPoint. Get more out of the free images you get from Microsoft Office. Create a faded image. Make text stand out by filling it with an image. Visual surprise and slicing image effects in PowerPoint. Remove background images using shapes and clipboard fills. Use background fill effect to create see though image.

DevCorner: Using Simplified User Interfaces (SUI) in Help Content

TechSmith Camtasia

The hope is that even with rapidly evolving apps, we can present a picture of what it’s like to use the product, even if the tutorial doesn’t perfectly mirror the ever-changing interface. I should note that you don’t have to be particularly creative or a “graphics pro” to make SUI images. Save images as PNGs that preserve transparency. Once I have my bank of images to work with, I start a new Camtasia project. Meet SUI.

12 Design Tools To Make Your eLearning Course Look Good


They have lots of invaluable features as well as access to templates, image tools, and stock. Pexels is a site that has thousands of amazing free stock images available for you to download. Perfect to add to your course, these images will bring depth and interest to your content. You can create straightforward diagrams that clarify your content so that learners get a clear picture of the message you’re trying to convey.

Recolor ClipArt in PowerPoint


Now you can also then save these out as individual images. You know, you can go to save as picture, so then the – with the save window here, if you just want to save it as an EMF, you can do that as a Windows meta file, or you should do a PNG. Or you can also just – if you do a copy, and then you go paste, you can actually paste it as a picture, and it will pull that in as a PNG. Synopsis.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

Rapid eLearning

And they’re great for holding the images and multimedia we use. In today’s post, I’ll show you how to build a laptop monitor inspired by the free laptop image file you can get from the psdGraphics site. Center it and then fill it with your wallpaper image. Bonus tip: If you want to add pictures or videos over the laptop image, then it’s probably a good idea to just fill the inside with black and square off the corners since the videos won’t have rounded corners.

How to Identify the Best eBook Conversion Services


Children’s picture books, coffee table books, recipe books are some examples which use fixed layout formatting. Multimedia files mostly include videos, audio, images and 3D animation. Check the file formats of the videos and images that the tool would support. For example, can the images be uploaded in jpeg format only or can you upload PNG as well? This information will help you while creating or searching for videos, images, audio files etc.

How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

For instance, I change the font from one tab, then go to another to crop an image, and then another to add an animation. Insert pictures & clipart. Paste as PNG. A few years back, I was at a workshop where the PowerPoint team was showing some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released PowerPoint 2010. As they were talking about the features, one of them mentioned the ability to combine shapes to create your own.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. Documents for Days A great way to do that is by designing an interactive document that allows you to embed pictures, videos, fillable boxes, buttons and more. If you think training and development is out of your reach, think again.

15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

CONCEPTBOARD Features: Create unlimited visual image boards for projects or brainstorming, easy upload and sharing capability, PNG + PDF export function, comments, e-mail alerts, team/user roles, and activity streams to monitor productivity; board video conferences, interactive presentations for collaboration Why You'll Love it: Live Pointers (which act as a computer mouse) allow you to present the boards to your audience Cost: Free for trial period; $28.50

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10 ways to enhance the LMS experience for your users


In any case, there will be places in your course’s content where you’re not giving your learners the full picture. showing a picture of a forest when you talk about the environment), it will do. Take advantage of TalentLMS ‘ extended multimedia import options (powered by our proprietary EncodeMagic engine), to include all kinds of media assets in your lessons, from pictures and songs, to PowerPoint presentations.

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Certified to Blow Your Mind: How to Manage eLearning Certificates


You can also add a background image and choose the orientation of the certificate (Landscape or Portrait). Get crazy with it if you want… but also here are some suggestions for the management of images to make them picture perfect.

Another PowerPoint Hack: Using Icons in your Captivate Project

Adobe Captivate

Instead of searching for these vectors online, I pulled them from PowerPoint, recolored them to match my color palette, saved them, and used the images as interactive shapes and buttons in Captivate. Saving the Icon as a Picture. Right mouse click the icon, and “Save as Picture” Although you may be tempted to save the vector image as an.svg, don’t. Using an image as a Captivate Smart Shape fill only supports.jpg,jpeg, gif,emf,wmf,png,pct, and.ico.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

Let’s say you are developing a beautiful course on which you’ve spent a lot of time finding just the right images, audio, and video. Resizing pictures or videos on the slide doesn’t change the size of the underlying file. You can also crop out pieces of the images you’re using if you don’t need the whole image. JPEG, GIF, and PNG are three of the best formats for e-learning.

The Perfect Toolkit to Create Your eLearning Courses


With Loom, you can choose to share the full screen, just your image or both. . Now, by incorporating your image into the screen, your courses are much friendlier and more entertaining. Tools to Compress Images like Compressor.io. Images are one of the key elements in any eLearning course. Without them, the content would be boring and most of the time information would be missing, as it is true that a picture is worth a thousand words. .

5 Lessons for Learning Photoshop

E-learning Uncovered

Adobe Photoshop, that amazing image editing tool that seems to fall somewhere between technology and just pure magic. Remember all those pictures you took while on vacation? There is no doubt that Adobe Photoshop is the most powerful image editing application on the market. You can’t just tap a few keys on your keyboard and miraculously rebuild a grainy image. Don’t confuse this with file formats like jpeg, gif and png.