How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool? Images: Select a picture on any slide and go to the Picture Tools Format tab on the ribbon. Choose Compress Pictures in the top left corner: the pop-up box shows you the resolution options you have for the image. You could go into an image editing program, and the Photos app in Windows 10 is actually really good for this. Method 3: Reducing picture resolution in PowerPoint.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). And if you want to watch the published version of the slideshow, you can watch it here: Screenshot and Text Tutorial. The screenshot version of the lessons are below and are organized into these sections: Create slideshow in under 1 minute. Insert a photo album to your presentation. Go to “Insert” → “Photo Album” → “New Photo Album”.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. to version 3.6.6

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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

10 Places to Find Free Image FlickrCC - Bigfoto.com offers pictures from around the world, including America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Pacific. EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. This is a single integrated search, allowing users to bookmark their photos with private and public tags, and increasingly we will be offering advanced searching options , rating systems and other tools. 4) Stock.xchng Close to 200,000 photos.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

picture of the costs of. need to create multiple versions of. and even a photo as this will make. you have a complete picture. Begin with the big picture. developing the big picture—or what. picture of the learning journey and how the pieces will.

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

A picture is worth a thousand words. What pictures are you using in your course ? If you have software tools that let you edit your photos and carefully plan your diagrams, fantastic! To use PowerPoint as your image formatting tool, start by adjusting the dimensions of the PowerPoint deck so that the output perfectly fits the position you intend to put the pictures onscreen. Resize a photo. Crop a photo. Click your picture, then the crop button.

5 Reasons to Blur Images at Work (When in Doubt, Blur it Out)

TechSmith Camtasia

You could remove info within your original document by restricting permissions or versions – but beware. It de-emphasizes the unnecessary information yet doesn’t completely obscure it – people can tell that there used to be something there and can see how it fits into the larger picture. Blurring works with photos, too! Business blur corporate training tips documentation help desk photo editing Snagit visual communication

When in Doubt, Blur it Out – 5 Reasons to Use Blurring at Work

TechSmith Camtasia

You could remove info within your original document by restricting permissions or versions – but beware. It de-emphasizes the unnecessary information yet doesn’t completely obscure it – people can tell that there used to be something there and can see how it fits into the larger picture. Blurring works with photos, too! Tips & How To's blur corporate training tips documentation help desk photo editing Snagit Tips and Tricks visual communication

How Pollevians use Poll Everywhere – guess that baby!

Poll Everywhere

Who doesn’t love baby pictures? Our People Ops team loves to collect baby photos of Pollevians to use for their one year Polleversary (our version of an. Those chubby cheeks, funky bowl cuts, and 90’s nostalgia are a crowd favorite. The post How Pollevians use Poll Everywhere – guess that baby! appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog. Business Stories

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How Pollevians use Poll Everywhere – guess that baby!

Poll Everywhere

Who doesn’t love baby pictures? Our People Ops team loves to collect baby photos of Pollevians to use for their one year Polleversary (our version of an. Those chubby cheeks, funky bowl cuts, and 90’s nostalgia are a crowd favorite. The post How Pollevians use Poll Everywhere – guess that baby! appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog. Business Stories

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10 Do’s and Don’ts for eLearning Visuals

DigitalChalk eLearning

Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. Your images must add value to the course, whether it is a graph or chart explaining the information, or just an example photo that the student can relate to. When possible, avoid complex graphics and go for a simpler version, while still getting the point across. Do use words and pictures together.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Online Visual Identity

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 My Online Visual Identity When Michele Martin changed her profile picture the other day, I realized I was a bit disoriented. Ive had the same profile picture up for months -- on my blog, in Facebook, MyBlogLog, and now here.

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Hotspots for Non-VR Projects

Adobe Captivate

The 2019 Version has a very cool option to create VR Projects using 360 degree photos and videos. When you open a VR project you can a Menu of Hotpots that allow the learner to interact with the photo. I’m wondering why Adobe wouldn’t consider adding this hotspot menu to the standard projects? I for one could use those immediately to create a richer experience for my learners on a regular project. For example, we wish to.

E-learning challenge #242

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

STEP 1: PHOTO EDITING. Then using Photoshop's awesome capabilities I managed to extract every single province of the country and made it into a 3d version that looks exactly like the 2d version that I found online. To grap the screenshots for the various pictures you see, I used Opera's browser which offers the user such an option for screen capturing and transforming it into a picture. . . . call my entry "Greece - folk music guide".

Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Instead of solely pushing out word docs and powerpoints, you can expand your horizons with different media types by using the various versions of SCORM or with xAPI. Version Control: We have probably all taken a photo for Instagram before. Imagine you take a photo, slap on a filter, save the photo, and publish the picture to Instagram. In order for your Instagram to house the right photo, you have to re-edit the photo and republish it to your page.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: In addition to an an iPod/iPod Touch/iPhone, you will also need  iPhoto version 6 or later to complete this activity. When the Send to iPhoto dialog box opens, ensure your options match the picture below. Select the Photos tab at the right of the iTunes window.

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Fuse Application Plus More…For Genealogy

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only that, but I transfer the new files to Snagit for storage and manipulation (cropping and enhancing photos) to enrich my records. This template allows me to include pictures of my ancestors to enhance the presentation of their details. Taking Pictures in the Wild. take digital photos of these original documents. Then using your Fuse-empowered smartphone, all of these photos can be transferred to Snagit.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph

BrightCarbon

Likewise, hidden away underneath the architectural photo on slide 2 is the building sketch, which moves down, out of its ‘shadow’ on the third slide, producing both a reveal and movement effect during the morph transition. Instead, they move under a masking layer – highlighted on the screenshots – using the background texture picture as a small mask just above or below the white outline box, which is then cropped down on the second slide. Welcome to the playground of my imagination!

Want to Create the Best Responsive Courses? Follow These Best Practices

Trivantis

I use my phone to take a lot of pictures of my cat, as loyal Everything eLearning Blog readers have probably noticed.). That 500MB HD video that looked so great on the desktop version of your course just takes too long to download on your student’s phone to be useful. You can create a much smaller resolution version of the video, or perhaps cut out any unneeded sequences so that it is quick and to the point for your mobile user,” says Blackmon.

The best free PowerPoint templates online

BrightCarbon

It might be best to use these templates for inspiration; see how they are constructed and then build your own version with your own images. Pixel Surplus’ free templates might not have the full range of icons you can see in the paid versions, as you only get a few slides.

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards

learnWorlds

What pictures, charts, screenshots, or animations will best support the points being made? The best approach is to leave as little to the imagination as possible and have a particular picture of what the final product will look like. It is essential to get the most relevant and appropriate pictures/videos into the course. 3 You will have a clear picture about the learning experience you provide. How many pictures or other media do you have to buy?

Free PowerPoint Template: Circle Lift

Rapid eLearning

The first example is the PowerPoint version of the template and the second example is the Storyline version of the template. Click here to view the Storyline version. In one template I added photo characters and in the other I added some of the free people icons I featured in a previous blog post. Here’s a screenshot of the template using pictures rather than shapes and vector icons.

How to Get Your Training Presentation From Good to Great With Images, Audio, and Video

Mindflash

Photos, sound files and video clips are always great ways to liven up great presentations. A few quick examples: Photos. A retail clerk needs to categorize items rung up at the point of sale — photos of the inventory aid in product recognition. If your audience is running on older, slower hardware, try keeping media files to a minimum — pictures might be worth 1000 words, but can just as easily suck up hundreds of megabytes.

The Colors of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

COLOURLovers will let you upload a photo and then it will create a color scheme based on the picture. Here is a great site that will let you input your URL and test it against various versions of color-blindness. Color impacts your courses and your learners.

Are You Feelin’ Fuse?

TechSmith Camtasia

Well, a picture is worth a thousand words, as they say. Let’s take a look at the three major areas we’ve improved upon in the latest versions of Fuse on iOS and Android. To take a photo, simply tap the photo button to take a picture and save it to the Fuse Library. If you want a full preview of a capture, tap on any image or video to see a larger version.

How Can I Make a Slider More Engaging?

Yukon Learning

However, since the Slider has been around for several versions of Storyline, the question arises in many of our trainings: “How can I make my Slider stand out?” To do so, select the Slider Tools | Format tab , the Thumb Fill drop-down , and “ Picture… ” to upload a photo from your files. Yukon Learning Tip: If you’ve elected to use a picture for the thumb fill, you’ll most likely want to remove the leftover border, by choosing “ No Outline ” in the Thumb Border drop-down.

Decorate for the Holidays: Fun with Snagit + TechSmith Fuse

TechSmith Camtasia

Before we can start making holiday wonderlands, I want to make sure you have TechSmith Fuse , our new mobile app that lets you get photos and videos from your iPhone or Android phone directly to Snagit or Camtasia. Note : You’ll need the latest version of Snagit to use TechSmith Fuse with Snagit. Choose what space you’d love to transform into a holiday paradise, open TechSmith Fuse, and snap a quick picture. Happy December!

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

It is easy to use, and it is rich in features as it can give your video a professional and high-quality touch while importing your clips, trimming them, adding several elements (like music, pictures, and text) and transitions between them.

Creative screencasting

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Use slides or photo's to build a story. You should realize that there is a difference between screencasts with Picture in Picture (PIP) whereby you see the person talking in the screen (like the one above), and others whereby you don't see the presentor. A screencast is a recording of your computer screen to which you add an explanation by voice- combining it into a video. A screencast is a classical way of explaining computer programs and software.

How to make mandatory training relevant

Making Change

For “mandatory training,” I’m picturing any material that says some version of “Follow these rules.”. Photo of Jorge: David Boyle in DC via Compfight cc. “How can we make mandatory training more than a tick box exercise?”.

Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

For instance, if the next few slides elaborate on steps in the process, you can put a small version of the diagram in the corner of the screen and highlight the step they're learning about, reinforcing how the details fit into the larger picture. Basic icons, images of people, and photos of everyday objects can be easily found in any stock image library. By Shelley A. Gable. We know that meaningful images provide a memorable and efficient way to learn information.

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Photobook Adventures (and advice)

Web Tools for Learners

I’ve slowly become aware of the existence of photo books, but for a long time saw them as an oddity, and kind of egocentric. And some pictures I just didn’t want to put up on Flickr, even keeping them private. These were pre-digital photos.

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PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring

eLearningArt

PowerPoint comes with some really cool picture effects that you can apply to your images. Today I’m going to talk about artistic photo effects in PowerPoint 2010, and show you how you can recolor your background photos to create some visual interest and contrast in your eLearning courses. And you can change the number of shades so I could increase that and it will change the – the photo a little bit. And the photo copy works really well with the recoloring.

Review: Adobe Spark

BrightCarbon

Other content blocks include video from YouTube, Vimeo, or Spark Video, a photo gallery and a Glideshow. This is a basic graph I made in PowerPoint, saved as a picture, then uploaded. You can simply send them an invitation: Adobe Spark saves all your designs automatically in your Adobe Spark Projects folder, which is synced across the web and iOS apps, meaning you don’t have to juggle different versions of your design with multiple contributors.

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Text, Images, or Video in Your Technical Communication?

TechSmith Camtasia

Photos can degrade gracefully, even when you’re printing in black & white, but video information is lost altogether. Images in user assistance can include photos, illustrations, tables, screenshots, diagrams, and schematics. Photos can be a cheap alternative for illustrations. Adding arrows yourself does not always make the photo easier to understand. Movement is difficult to explain in text or photos alone.

Writing & Grammar: Commas and Clauses

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Sometime after 2012 is when support for version 3.5 After you click the icon once you must wait for the picture to fully load. After lunch we will cover photo filtering. by Jennie Ruby    I wrote about  commas in introductory phrases  last week. This week let's take the issue of introductory elements a step further, differentiating introductory phrases from introductory clauses.

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Brilliant backchannel tweeting: a before-during-after guide

Good To Great

Uploaded photos of the speaker or session. But I bet you’ve also sometimes sat at your desk trying to follow the backchannel from a conference you aren’t attending, struggling to understand the flow of a session, perhaps wishing you could get a bit more detail, or clicking through on links of photos only to find it’s a generic picture of dozens of people in a lecture theatre with an indistinct figure silhouetted in front of a bullet-pointed PowerPoint slide.