What about all those old SWF files?

Adobe Captivate

I’ve seen several posts related to the SWF output and the lack of browser support or simply having issues playing them. I also have a number of projects that were published as SWF from old versions of Captivate. In many cases, all I have any longer is the final SWF. I utilize a small little SWF player that has, for me, worked very well – and the price is right (FREE)! The post What about all those old SWF files?

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Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? This post is based on our experience with development of Flash based eLearning players over the years. The considerations mentioned here would, however be applicable to any other (development technologies) eLearning player too. Here are some of the key considerations for developing an eLearning Player –.

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Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers.

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Demise of SWF and implications to Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Firstly, i don’t publish to flash, but there is one features that require flash player. Publish to PDF – requires SWF Output. The post Demise of SWF and implications to Captivate appeared first on eLearning. Is this likely to be updated to allow HMTL5. PDF Preview/Publish Question preview/publish publish_to_pdf question

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Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. Primarily, it reads the binary SWF file and renders its animation and audio content to standard web compliant format. Here’s is what Simon Willison has to say about Smokescreen: Chris Smoak’s Smokescreen, “a Flash player written in JavaScript”, is an incredible piece of work. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

Video files not embedding and loading properly on swf publish

Adobe Captivate

I am attempting to embed short (10 sec) video files to a captivate 2019 project and publish it as an swf file. When viewing the swf file, the videos appear to be attempting to load (i get loader icon indications) but the video never loads. I have checked to ensure that my flash player is up-to-date in my browser (IE) also. The publish format HAS to be swf, as the intranet i’m uploading to has permission issues with some files associated with HTML publishing.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Flash Player Version Aversion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the big decisions you will need to make during the Publish process ( File > Publish ) is which Flash Player to choose from the Flash Player Version drop-down menu. sports three versions of the Flash Player: 9, 10 and 10.2. While the Flash Player 10.3 Which Flash Player should you choose? According to Adobe statistics, Flash Player version 10 and below is in use in 99.2% Flash Player version 10.3 by Kevin Siegel.

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).

Solution for Adobe Captivate 4 AS3 aggregated SWF not working on Latest Flash Player (10.1.102.64)

Adobe Captivate

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5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. If you too intend to convert your SWF files into HTML5 and are looking for ways to do it, then look no further. This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!).

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . If you too intend to convert your SWF files into HTML5 and are looking for ways to do it, then look no further. This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!). Despite all these benefits, it is a little rudimentary on the mobile front and thus requires an Adobe Flash Player plug-in to operate.

Get Adobe Captivate 5 content with Text Animations working in latest Flash Player without republishing

Adobe Captivate

We now have a fix for Adobe Captivate 5 content with Text Animations not playing in the latest Flash Player issue, which does *NOT* require a republish of the entire project! We have an application ‘CaptivateFP10Fixer’ which when given an affected Adobe Captivate 5 SWF with Text Animation, will give an Adobe Captivate 5 SWF [.].

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.

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. Select Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX and click 'Remove' button. exe to install Flash Player ActiveX.

Alternate Reporting – How to post results from SWFs launched locally

Adobe Captivate

When an Adobe Captivate SWF is distributed to clients to be launched locally on the client machine using the browser or standalone Flash player, there are chances of the SWF being launched from an untrusted location. This is because of Flash Player’s [.]. When this happens Alternate Reporting will not be able perform the necessary task. How do I

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Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Currently the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. Your learners will not need Captivate installed on their computer to use a SWF, but they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). As an alternative to publishing a SWF, you can publish as HTML5.

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide. Adobe’s CS4 suite is the second major release since Adobe acquired Macromedia.

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Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Flash Player (SWF). One problem that I did run into with InDesign was using Flash (SWF) files imbedded into the document. By Dean Hawkinson. If you have been developing eLearning for any period of time, you have probably used several of Adobe’s applications to create engaging and interactive courses. With Adobe Captivate , you can create some great system simulations.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go. If you decide to publish a SWF, the learner will use a web browser to access the lesson. In addition to the web browser, the learner must have the free Adobe Flash Player on the computer to view the SWF. However, since HTML5 isn't a Flash-based output, you bypass the need for the learner to need the Flash Player.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The most important one is Adobe removing restrictions on SWF and FLV/F4V specifications. So one can now develop software that can actually “play” SWF content. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices. This is an outcome of the Adobe initiated Open Screen Project , which was started a couple of years back.

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the Enable Accessibility option and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note: To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

The embedded videos are played back from within SWF, so you can create your own components to control the video playback. Flash player 8 and later have option of letting user view Flash content in true full screen. With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. However, often we find videos not being used optimally. This could leave your learners with a bad experience.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Note:  To access Flash files using a screen reader, users must have Flash Player 9 or later installed.

Blooms Taxonomy Tutorial (Articulate Engage Examples)

Take an e-Learning Break

The links are swf (Flash) files. Choose the Flash player to open the file and then you can maximize it for full screen viewing. You can use the tutorials on this page and reuse them (open license, attribution please). You will be prompted to save or open the file most likely. Check it out: [link

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

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. However, to counter Apple’s refusal to support the Flash player on the iPhone and iPad by calling it a memory hog, Adobe introduced a new iPhone publish feature in Flash CS5. Related posts: Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1–

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Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Adobe has some great development tools like Flash Builder, Flash CS5 which target the runtimes – Flash Player and Adobe AIR. Adobe has released SWF specifications till its version 10. And that kicked off some of open-source Flash player implementations like Lightspark and Gnash. Adobe, recently announced moving their open-source development to Sourceforge. Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform.

9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

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. This is a very handy tool and makes viewing the SWF files on your PC a breeze. FLV Player. I get a lot of questions from blog readers who are on a limited budget.

CP2019’s Tiny Gems

Adobe Captivate

I suppose all developers are aware that the final death of Flash Player, SWF output will be there sooner than expected. For the ‘blank’ projectstThe big button Preview has changed the sequence of the methods and clarified that the former ‘Preview in Browser (F12)’ is creating a temporary SWF. Review? Not a complete review, I need more time to explore some of the features.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: eLearning & Help Join Forces

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's how you can quickly incorporate Captivate content within a RoboHelp topic: Using Adobe Captivate, create and publish a Captivate video as a SWF. Navigate to the location of your Captivate published SWF and open it. Your customers will only need Adobe's free Flash Player on their computers to watch and interact with the lesson.

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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. 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.

eLearning Suite Workflow eSeminar

Adobe Captivate

Below is a SWF of the slides I used in the session. Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player In last week’s eSeminar we focused on the eLearning Suite Workflows. It was all about Karen, a typical eLearning Professional, as we Walked through the general workflows. link]. Understanding the Adobe eLearning Suite Workflow.

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Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

gomo learning

The legacy, software-based standard that Flash Player used drained battery significantly faster. For example, in Chrome : Individual Flash Player items have been off by default and asking permission since version 55 (December 2016).

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers. If you publish to both SWF and HTML5, the learner can view the course on desktop computers, iPads, and mobile devices (The 2017 version features only an option of HTML for output). For example, where a learner doesn’t have access to the content through the Flash Player in a browser.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #7

Upside Learning

Unlike most other video games, Kodu would let players create their own video games for the Xbox without any prior knowledge of programming. Gordon, a flash runtime written in javascript, is an interesting project that recreates the Flash Player into svg using javascript from a flash source swf file. “Microsoft Research released a community game cum programming environment for the Xbox 360 called Kodu.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. Flash is the most popular output type, so it’s likely that your courses are SWF Flash-based. SWF courses do not work on certain devices; Apple devices. Don’t create any more course content that is Flash SWF based. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect. But, what does this mean for you and your organization’s eLearning efforts?

Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!

Illumen Group

Take inventory of your courses, especially those requiring a Flash Player to view. If any of the files have the extension.flv or.swf, it relies on the Flash player. swf,htm). By doing so, you will help ensure your learners have continued access to your course content after the Flash Player is no longer available. Move from Flash to HTML5 – and Still Keep Your Super Powers!