Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal

TechSmith Camtasia

Not All PNG Compressors Are Created Equal. If the PNG compressor doesn't optimize color depth, or uses non-aggressive DEFLATE compression it can produce PNG's that are up to 90% bloat. Optimizing the PNG's in the Camtasia Relay PC recorder resulted in a ~7% (302KB) file-size reduction. With optimized PNG's, the Relay recorder's memory usage decreased ~6.5% (23,736KB vs. 25,268KB) and the start-up time decreased by ~5% (0.774 vs. 0.811 sec avg over 20 iterations).

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Open Source E-learning Development 2: Image Manipulation

The E-Learning Curve

I’m still researching this topic: there are many sources to reference and data to be interpreted – and of course, the socio-economic landscape is still changing apace. Now read on… The second open environment authoring tool highlighted in this series is an image editing application. The GNU Image Manipulation Program , or GIMP, is an open source graphics editor that is available for Linux, Windows, and OS X.

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Ipad, Entourage EDGE, Camangi WebStation, Freescale, Amtek, Asus,Open Peak’s Open Tablet, ExoPC Tablet, Fusion_Garage Joo Joo, Ubuntu Linux SmartQ, EAFT MagicTile. APIs, Open Source, HTML5. Image - JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF. Open Peak. Tags: HTML5 LCMS LMS Open Source Uncategorized WBT e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal m-learning mobile learning social learning social media tablets mlearning tablet The Revolution.

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Free Illustrations Perfect for Rise 360 Courses

Rapid eLearning

Check out these open source illustrations from unDraw.co. You can download PNG or SVG versions of the illustrations. And because they’re open source you can customize them to your hearts desire. Rise 360 is a great application to create e-learning.

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eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #11

Upside Learning

A Web-based drawing tool, which outputs the drawing as PNG file. A cool initiative by IBM to promote open source software in academia. CopperLicht – fast WebGL JavaScript 3D Engine. CopperLicht is a JavaScript 3D engine for creating games and 3d applications in the webbrowser. It uses the WebGL canvas supported by modern browsers and is able to render hardware accelerated 3d graphics without any plugins. Google Buzz.

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Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

OpenShot Video Editor | Free, Open, and Award-Winning Video Editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows! . OpenShot is an award-winning free and open-source video editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Brackets – A modern, open source code editor that understands web design.

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

CommLab India

In Captivate 9, we can import only these image (Shift+Ctrl+M) formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF, POT, POTX, and PICT. PNG: (Portable Network Graphics) It is better than JPEG and supports binary transparency and alpha channel transparency. We can import only these image ( Ctrl+J) formats: EMF, WMF, JEPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, and TIFF. AIFF: Uncompressed formats, which means they are exact copies of the original source audio.

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12 Design Tools To Make Your eLearning Course Look Good

LearnUpon

TinyPNG allows you to reduce the size of your PNG files without having to compromise on crystal clear quality. Open source design tool, GIMP enables you to edit, retouch and enhance images you want to use in your course content. Design – it can make or break your eLearning course. Get it right and you have a course that communicates clearly, increases engagement and helps learners reach their goals. Get it wrong and… no one will be finishing your course.

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DevCorner: Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Re-Sizing

TechSmith Camtasia

I wanted to implement a proof-of-concept program using vanilla C++ and an open source image library ( png++ , a C++ implementation of libpng ). Once a year, TechSmith holds an internal developer conference for the devs to talk about various interests they have. This year, I decided to tackle a topic a friend introduced to me several years ago called “seam carving”.

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

ActivePresenter Free Edition is available for both Windows and Mac users but only with limited functionality (only exporting in WMV, AVI, MPEG4, WebM video formats and the ability to produce JPEG and PNG images), plus all of your video output will have a watermark stamped on the front. If you think training and development is out of your reach, think again. Just as a quick disclaimer: Choose the training options that make the most sense for your business.

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Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

saves in a variety of formats including AVI, JPG, GIF, and PNG. CamStudio is open source, free software, to create AVI videos of all audio and video activity on your screen. In addition to recording videos, Camtasia also lets you import HD video into your recording from an external source. Videos are excellent tools for visual and auditory learners. They can be used to: demonstrate processes step-by-step in a tutorial.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). This is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized. Open Source Software. Software for which the source code is publicly available for use and development free of charge.

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The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

Libre Office is a free open source suite, compatible with Microsoft Office. Ludus can export to PDF, HTML, JPG, and PNG formats. There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems.

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Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide

BrightCarbon

Once open, you can rename your new Slides doc any time by clicking the Untitled Presentation box in the top left. View: The View tab is used to change screen setup, open new windows and side panels, and toggle grids and guides on and off. To open the animation and transitions pane, click Animations. Master opens the slide master for your document. Change background… opens up a new window where you can choose a colour or image fill for your slide.

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