Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Dove, "This product lets users produce printed, electronic, and Web-based documents featuring integrated graphics, photos, text, video, audio, animation, and interactivity. 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."

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ELearning Brothers Launch Groundbreaking Mobile Templates

eLearning Brothers

Step aside Mp3’s – Move over Png’s – No more are.jpg,fx,xml, or.eps! Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson. Here at eLearning Brothers, we believe in innovation — to the same degree Nintendo did. And just like Nintendo we’re taking a 90s’ twist on technology… because digress is the new progress! That’s right! You spoke, we listened. You asked, we answered.


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How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

You can make the background of an image transparent with an advanced photo editor like Photoshop , with TechSmith’s Snagit , or with a variety of other tools. Keep in mind, Snagit is not as sophisticated as a professional editing program like Photoshop, and it may not work to delete the background from a photo or image with complex backgrounds. If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background. Step 5: Save your image as a PNG.

Top 15 Websites to Get Free Stock Images


Using Stock Photos. Stock photos are generic photos that show people, places, and things that are licensed for commercial use. Using Stock Photos. Unsplash offers beautiful HD and sentimental photos that you can use not only for commercial purposes.

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How to Remove the Background From an Image

TechSmith Camtasia

You can make the background of an image transparent with an advanced photo editor like Photoshop , with TechSmith’s Snagit , or with a variety of other tools. Keep in mind, Snagit is not as sophisticated as a tool like Photoshop, and it may not work on images or photos with complex backgrounds. If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background. Step 5: Save your image as a PNG.

Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

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. A low resolution photo may look great on screen, but look blurry when printed. PNG vs JPG.

Free medical images for eLearning


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

Library Overview: Medical Images

eLearning Brothers

Each image is PNG, so no more worries for you when it comes time to place the organ in question on your own background. Check out our medical stock photos today! As was mentioned in a recent post, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that between 2014 and 2024, medical careers will increase by almost 20 percent. With so many new medical professionals emerging in the coming years, now is an excellent opportunity to think about medical eLearning.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #04

Mike Taylor

3D Icons from IconShock — A huge collection of 1240 icons with a neat 3D design style, dimensions 4000x4000px & delivered in transparent PNG files. AnyCrop Fast, easy, free way to crop photos online. Use Mockup Photos to generate app screenshots in seconds.

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Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Pixlr | Online Photo Editor — A powerful free and premium online photo editor! Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more. In my experience, most people love tech tips and tools.

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The Top 7 Learning Design Tools That You Should Be Using in 2022


Photoshop is the ultimate photo manipulation tool. In Photoshop, you can manipulate even a generic stock photo for brand cohesion by applying cropping techniques, colored overlays, transparencies, and other graphic elements.

Working with Images in eLearning (part 1)

Matthew Guyan

When sourcing images from a photo website I look for a high ppi or dpi number: In this example I’d choose the medium (or maybe the large) over the small as it would be a higher quality and better for resizing. Types of bitmap image formats: JPEG or JPG (stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group) – supports millions of colours and are used for displaying digital photos in a compressed format.

In-app branding with EdApp: a how-to guide

Ed App

Please note that images must be a PNG file with a maximum file size of 5MB. See the above photo for reference. Some of our most requested features are around branding capabilities and how to increase your branding within EdApp.

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Technical Communications: Online Versus Paper

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

 In the print document, high resolution photos were used. 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.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 11, 2020

Mike Taylor

Pixlr | Online Photo Editor — A powerful free and premium online photo editor! Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more. The best way to have good ideas is to have lots of ideas. Linus Paulding.

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SXSW and the Rockstache

TechSmith Camtasia

in the photo rocking out the rockstaches last night! For Snagit for the Mac, you can unzip the file and drag the png mustache file to Snagit's tray and then combine it with your screencapture to use. "A man without a mustache is like a cup of tea without sugar" ~ English Proverb. The TechSmith crew has descended on Austin, Texas this week for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW). SXSW is like spring break for geeks or geek family reunion!

Save time with e-Learning Images


You have to sort through thousands of photos. After the frustration of searching typical stock image sites, you are going to LOVE the power of the PNG. With a PNG, you can take character images and drop them onto any background image you would like– for example, a board room, a cubicle, or an office. Note that this is only possible with PNG files. Hi there! My name is Art. E-Learning Art, to be specific.

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How to steer your client away from an information dump

Making Change

The images of Allison used in the Flash come from one of several sets of fun stock photos designed for use in scenarios, available from ElearningArt. The “order taker&# meter is a static PNG in three versions (&# order taker,&# midpoint, and “instructional designer&# ). For a quick overview of the Action Mapping process described in this interaction, see Be an elearning action hero.

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How to Resize an Image Correctly

TechSmith Camtasia

You definitely want to use an image editor to resize your photos correctly. Bitmap files tend to be photos or screenshots while vector images are typically graphics such as the one at the top of this post. Common web image formats include JPEG, PNG, and GIF.

What I Like About eLearning

eLearning Weekly

Some text here, a photo there. Creative elearning people coming up with cool logos like the awesome little Litmos monster and the ninja photo of the eLearning Brothers. PNG files. I was never really good in art class growing up. I’d immerse myself in the project of the day and be proud of what I’d made, only to look up at the end and discover that everyone else had glued their macaroni or painted their plate just a little better than I.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

I’ve grouped text and photos in PowerPoint and saved as a single asset (.png) png) to reduce. This article, by Eric Matas, is the first of a three part series on the Psychology of Elearning. Eric is an Instructional Designer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Thanks, Eric!! Designers love a little cognitive load theory. Any glimpse into the brains of learners sparks a trainer’s curiosity.

Images file types and their uses

Adobe Captivate

They are undoubtedly a main element to elearning but do you know your png from your svg? Pro’s – 24 bit colour, photo quality, high detail. cons – bigger than png, oldest format (1989). Image file types. here’s a list of file types and what the differences and uses are. Pro’s – salable (without loss of quality) small file size, transparent. Cons- not I.E. friendly. Cons – not transparent.

Build e-Learning scenes in minutes


In Lesson One, I showed you that PNG image files are perfect for e-Learning because they remove the characters from their backgrounds. Rather than searching for one perfect image that meets all of those criteria, I just look in my “Lisa” pack (104 photos of a female African-American senior manager), “Cory” pack (110 photos of a male Asian-American mid-level manager), and office background pack. It’s Art again – E-Learning Art.

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Spruce Up Your Seller Profile for Optimal Presence and Performance


Regardless of whether you use a stock photo or an image from the course, make sure the image relates to the topic of the course. jpg,png, etc.) OpenSesame welcomes a variety of vendors to sell their content on OpenSesame.

Enhancing Captivate Development with PowerPoint

Learning Developments

It has awesome enhancements for photos and graphics, it has rich animation building capabilities, and it has a super easy user interface. I also take photos and enhance them using picture styles and effects. Just about any thing you do in Powerpoint, you can either export in PNG format or take a screen shot of it. Since delving into learning content development a few years ago, I've been continually impressed with Microsoft PowerPoint's capabilities.

Facebook Ads Guide 101: All You Need to Know for Your First Online Courses Campaign


It is best to use JPG or PNG files for best results. Instant Experiences enable users to watch videos, browse photos in a carousel, search through online courses in your catalog, explore images with tags related to your online courses, and tap buttons to take them to other websites.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Easily extend a photo’s background. Easy photo corners to hold images. Here’s the difference between PNG and EMF images. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG. With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. For this post, I decided to pull a bunch of them together so that you have them in one easy list.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

For the photos in your webinar, you can take your own (make sure you get permission before you start snapping away though) or look to free stock photo sites such as Pixabay, Unsplash, or RawPixel. If you want a more extensive collection of photos to choose from, you can check out iStock (which can run anywhere from $12+ per photo if purchased separately, but the price goes down if you buy the stock photo bundles).

Designing An iPhone App: Instructional Design Guru

The eLearning Coach

“ What if someone is looking for photos and doesn’t know what a Creative Commons License is? What if someone doesn’t know that PNG files have a transparency channel? I’m happy to announce that Instructional Design Guru , my new reference and performance support app for instructional designers, is now available for the iPhone.

A way with the fairies

E-Learning Provocateur

While her father immediately suspected a prank, her mother wasn’t so sure and she took the photos to a local spiritualist meet-up. From there the photos, and three others taken subsequently by the girls, eventually hit the press and became a worldwide sensation. Although the photos were quite real, the fairies of course were fake. One of the greatest hoaxes to be perpetrated last century was that of the Cottingley Fairies.

Development Corner: Image Formats

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  The image below is an example of the same photo saved multiple times as a low-quality JPEG.     PNG. I save my graphics as high-quality PNGs and allow transparency (a checkbox I choose in Adobe Illustrator when I export a graphic to PNG). I opened the image in Adobe Illustrator and set the  Export PNG  options to  High Quality  and set the Background Color to  Transparency.

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PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

On the Save As dialog box, locate the  Save as type drop-down menu and choose  PNG Portable Network Graphics Format. When the  Info  dialog box opens click the  Every Slide  button to save all of the slides as separate PNG files. Use a Free Online Photo Editor to Piece it Together. Click the  Upload Photos  button, navigate to your slide images, and upload all of them.

Five must-have tools for online training providers


From there you can paste it into a PowerPoint slide or something as simple as Paint and export the slide as a PNG or JPG graphics file. GIMP is a free photo-editing tool that helps you crop, chop and enhance the photos you need to present. If you’re creating online training, you will need to produce quality content and courses quickly, especially if you are to meet the ever-changing needs of your end users. To do this effectively, you’ll require a range of software tools.

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

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

If you have software tools that let you edit your photos and carefully plan your diagrams, fantastic! Now you can place a photo or draw a diagram, and when you export the slide, PowerPoint will export it to the exact size you need for your course. Resize a photo. When resizing a photo in PowerPoint, always click and drag from the corner —NOT one of the sides. Crop a photo. Special “handles” display on the corners and the edges of the photos.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

Just upload a photo or a gradient as a source and let them do the rest. Photos & Graphics. New Old Stock – a collection of vintage photos from public archives. Moose by Icons8 — Interesting new option for free stock photos that match each other [link] You can even download them all as a file. Findshot – Yet another great looking resource for free stock photos. Gradients Guru – Pick a gradient and add your photo for great-looking, dead-simple results.

10 ways to enhance the LMS experience for your users


The term is broad enough to encompass anything, from photos, clip art, audio recordings and video to a full blown 3D VR experience. Very large blocks of text, custom fonts, slow to load custom or third party scripts, or maybe that 2MB PNG image where a 200KB JPEG would do, may be killing your performance. The key to success in eLearning, as in any other business for that matter, is to never rest on your laurels.

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