The Demise of the Flash Player – What Do I Do Now?

Adobe Captivate

Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This announcement has a major impact on any organization which has e-learning courses published to run in Adobe Flash player. And for more than a decade, if you took or built an e-learning course, chances are high that you published or viewed it in the Flash player. swf,htm).

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

These Flash files could be viewed on browsers using a Flash player, and on the PC using some third-party applications. Given that Flash will become obsolete by next year, it becomes imperative for publishers to migrate their existing eLearning content from Flash to HTML5 , which offers several benefits such as: Lower Development Costs: With HTML 5 you can use a single batch of code to convert your files from SWF to HTML5 files.

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Small Microsoft PowerPoint & Adobe Flash Objects in Captivate 4 after Flash Player 10.1 Installation

Adobe Captivate

After upgrading to Flash Player 10.1, you may notice that imported Powerpoint images and SWF animations appear smaller in the Edit area and Storyboard. Un-install Flash Player 10.1 using "Start: Control Panel: Add or Remove Programs," restart your computer and then install the previous version of Flash Player - 10.0.45.2. Open Add/Remove Programs dialog. Select Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX and click 'Remove' button.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Apple has revised the Developer Program License Agreement to ban the use of cross compiler tools like Unity3d, Appcelerator’s Titanium, Adobe’s Flash CS5 etc. We posted earlier that Adobe is working with all the major mobile phone vendors [except Apple] under the Open Screen Project to bring the Flash Player to their devices and make it a de facto standard for mobile delivery. Here’s a video demonstrating the performance comparisons of HTML5 and Flash Player 10.1

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If there’s a beta program or new software application, I’m quick to sign up and play around with it. For rapid elearning converting to the SWF and FLV Flash formats are important and Format Factory supports this. SWF Player. SWF Player lets you view Flash SWF files. Click on the SWF file and SWF Player lets you see what it is and view the file’s properties. FLV Player.

Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made compliant. However, HTML5 and Articulate Mobile Player output isn't currently compliant. Screen readers are programs that use auditory feedback to read screen information to a learner. by Kevin Siegel      You can use Storyline to create eLearning lessons that are accessible to learners who have visual, hearing, mobility, or other types of disabilities.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

This process may assist you in the next year or two as we prepare for potential course re-development opportunities due to the slow but eventual demise of the Flash player. Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. Publish them in HTML5 rather than swf output.

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Keeping Up” features : Add FLV video, branch using the player’s Next/Back buttons, hide slides in the navigation panel, disable navigation on individual slides, and customize/translate text labels. Have more than one swf per slide. More choices for customizing the player template. Branching via the player’s Next button. The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap!

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

It works on all platforms and is probably the most popular free audio program around. To create a.pdf, just use the print command from the source program that the file was created in. Some say this email program from Mozilla is better than Outlook Express. This chat program gets rave reviews. CamStudio can record all the screen actions on your computer, as well as an audio narrative, and create AVI files which can converted to a streaming Flash (SWF) format.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. AlacrityPC : shut down unnecessary services and programs before you run a resource intensive application like multimedia authoring applications. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. Like a lot of guys, he has some issues with color perception so he wanted an easy way to match colors. I have the same challenge.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

eLearning 24-7

Offers the general publish as a mobile video device at 100% – but are they referring to all mobile devices or tablets or portable gaming players? Unless you have used a product like Photoshop or other programs that have layers, etc. Publish – Publish as a Single SWF, Publish as a video, Publish as a video on a mobile device, One click share to Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, YouTube or Snap! Initially this review was going to cover both Snap! and Snap!

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

As technology evolves the workforce seeks more interactivity and access to learning programs on multiple devices. swf) worked well on desktops and laptops and for many years, Flash ruled the e-learning world. Articulate Mobile Player in Storyline is an iOS application helps you optimize your online courses for iPads. You can use this tool without any prior knowledge or experience of programming.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

BrightCarbon

Flash content also poses a security risk if the required plug-in Player is not regularly updated. Sothink SWF Decompiler is a paid solution, but includes a 30-day free trial. To use a Flash decompiler you will need to get access to the Flash SWF file for your course.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Along the way, OnPoint was asked by one of our wireless carrier customers to provide the first enterprise mobile authoring environment supporting completely separate staging/QA and production servers but allowing for content syncing to a single, secure mobile application instance on one device – a feat tantamount to hitting one over Fenway’s Green Monster but soon realized after some cleaver programming. The arrival of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 A.K.A.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Motivating The Instructional Designer - The eLearning Coach , March 28, 2010 Perhaps it hits you when you’re writing a storyboard to teach a poorly designed and uninspiring software program. The links are swf (Flash) files. Choose the Flash player to open the file and then you can maximize it for full screen viewing. An institute wants to deliver a training program to a global audience not only for its on-campus learners but also for remote learners.