Online Free Diagram Program

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You can export the chart as a PNG file to import into your learning application. Looking for a better way to create visual diagrams? Lovely Charts allows you to create sitemaps, visual diagrams and org charts. Check it out: [link

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Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The cross-platform application is available both as an Adobe AIR desktop program and as a browser-based Web service. 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." Jackie Dove of introduces you to Project Rome , a new all-in-one content creation and publishing application targeted to consumers, small businesses, and educators.

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How to Use Vector Backgrounds in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

PNG) patterns into Lectora and Photoshop. You can download your favorites, then open them up in your vector program and edit the shapes, colors, transparencies, you name it. I can then save out the pattern as a PNG. Then to make it tile as the background in Lectora, just go to the Design Ribbon, to the Title Background section, select the image drop down and import your PNG. In an earlier post I showed how to find, edit, and import raster (i.e.

How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

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. If you don’t save your image as a PNG file it will default your background to white. The other day, I was working on a presentation.

Add Visual Depth to Your Lectora Courses

eLearning Brothers

This will download a zip which, when extracted contains two PNG files—one of the pattern at the original size and the second (marked with “@2X” at the end of the title), is the pattern magnified 200%. From there you’ll be able to easily edit the colors, resize, add another texture, even edit the transparency, and then download the PNG file. Good news, you can edit the patterns how ever you like using a design program like Photoshop or GIMP.

Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit

TechSmith Camtasia

In the Save Window, select the desired location and then save your image as a PNG file. For Windows, Copy or Cut the Signature PNG file from a Windows Explorer window and navigate to C: > Program Files > TechSmith > Snagit > Stamps and Paste your PNG file. Each day, more contracts, documents, and other forms are being sent over the internet that require some sort of signature.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Control the Startup Screen for a Published Project

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Instead of the plain gray screen shown above, I want my learners to see the image below (I created the image with an image-editing program and saved it as a PNG.). by Kevin Siegel, COTP , CTT.

Adobe FrameMaker: On-Demand QR Codes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the  File Name  field, give the QR code a name (it will be saved as a PNG image) and specify a storage location. However, if you want to use the QR Code in a different program, or include it in a newsletter like I did above, you'll find the QR Code image file in the folder you specified when you named the image (see step 3 above).

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Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more. EmailOctopus – Email marketing for less Great tool for all types of emails including drip campaigns to enhance & support learning programs.

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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. Use an image editing program to resize when possible to get the right size, rather than inserting an image and trying to resize in-program (ex: WordPress, Google Docs, etc.). PNG vs JPG. Two of the most common formats: PNG vs JPG.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Of course, high end graphic editing requires a high end program, but PowerPoint is certainly capable of commonly made basic edits such as: Crop. It’s even possible to save as a PNG with a transparent background. By Joseph Suarez. Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself. It’s frustrating to locate an image only to find it just isn’t quite right.

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Five Tips for Creating Graphics for Mobile Devices

Upside Learning

Image Formats: png should be your preferred format (as against.gif) as it has greater color depth and is fully lossless with variable transparency.

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Get rid of White start screen with Black button (HTML output)

Adobe Captivate

I will take a screenshot of that slide while it is playing to save as a PNG (or other image format) and then hide the slide to avoid it to be included in output. My personal hack to have a play arrow that is fitting with the design of each project is this workflow: I created a copy of the original image C:Program FilesAdobeAdobe Captivate 2017 x64HTMLassetshtmlimagesPlayI_icon.png png and edited to turn it into a full transparent image. Intro.


How to Create Icons in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

Even as I’ve learned how to use advanced graphic design programs like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, I’ve always believed that PowerPoint can be just as…well, powerful! However, one of the issues many people encounter with most icons sets is that you can’t edit them; and if you can, you have to use a program like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. Not everyone has these programs. Click here to download these fully-editable icons (PPT & PNG).

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

However, to edit them requires knowing how to do so with an illustration program. I like to save as a PNG file so that the transparent part of the image remains transparent. The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. And that’s a big deal because we’re starting to see more SVG images every day. In fact, one of the sites where I buy images has the option to download SVG images. This is great because they can be edited and customized.

Captivate capabilities question

Adobe Captivate

I’ve worked with Flash developers and HTML developers for a long time developing different types of modules, so I understand how various programs have their layout limitations. In layout programs, I would just increase the linespacing 2-3 pixels between lines. –What kind of art format is accepted (jpg, png, svg, ai etc). I’m a designer and brand consultant not using Captivate.

My impressions of fluid boxes.

Adobe Captivate

The first thing that I don’t quite understand the purpose of is the inability to use grouped objects or to place png or jpg files on top of each other within a fluid box. I wonder if this is a conscious approach of the programming team or is it just an unsolved issue. After working on a little project created with fluid boxes I want to share some impressions and maybe present some problems. Correct me if I’m wrong anywhere in my descriptions.

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How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

It’s a programming language that is used to create responsive content for web pages, as well as to modify their appearance. It is imperative to remember that for a smooth conversion from Flash, you need to open the existing source files and export them to the latest version of a program supporting HTML5 exports. So digital banners are now compiled separately into web files like HTML, JS, and CSS, as well as image file formats like PNG and JPEG.

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 ). We can use a variety of methods to locate a seam such as Dijkstra’s algorithm , dynamic programming , or any other pathfinding algorithm to find a path of least cost. With dynamic programming, I would begin with the second row and add the minimum energy of the 8-connected pixels above.

What I Like About eLearning

eLearning Weekly

And I like a lot of other things about elearning: Having all these programs, and multiple instances of some, open at once: Captivate, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Word, TweetDeck, Handbrake, Dropbox, Excel, and Project. PNG files.

More Free Illustrations for Your Next E-Learning Project

Rapid eLearning

Multiple formats including PNG, SVG, and AI. They also have a really nice education pack available for $38 that could come in handy for your online training programs. Who doesn’t like free? Recently, I shared these free resources: Free animated gifs. Free medical images.

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DevCorner: Using Simplified User Interfaces (SUI) in Help Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Any graphics program will work, but I use Illustrator for two specific reasons – it’s a breeze to make flat, crisp shapes and it’s super easy to manage a complicated group and layer structure. Once I have some of that set, I add the mouse PNG to a track above the images. Meet SUI. A simplified user interface (SUI) is a representation of an interface that focuses on the essentials by stripping away temporarily unimportant elements.

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

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

and they're pretty affordable compared to other high-end design programs. Internet Connection: An absolute must for incorporating interactive technology Laptop/iPads/Tablets/Smart Devices: For hosting, presenting your PowerPoint or Slide Deck, and launching any interactive programs or applications. 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.

Open Source E-learning Development 2: Image Manipulation

The E-Learning Curve

The GNU Image Manipulation Program , or GIMP, is an open source graphics editor that is available for Linux, Windows, and OS X. References: GNU Image Manipulation Program Home Page: [link] Paul, R. First today, a preamble, in which I shall use the word “beauty.”

PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. One reason PowerPoint isn't the first program people think of for Infographics is that infographics are traditionally not the same size as a PowerPoint slide. On the Save As dialog box, locate the  Save as type drop-down menu and choose  PNG Portable Network Graphics Format.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest. In a previous post I mentioned a few free (or low cost ) graphic editors if you don’t already have one. 5 Free Desktop Image Editors. 5 Free Online Image Editors. There’s even a good discussion about graphics applications in the elearning community. Jump in and share a favorite of yours.

Certified to Blow Your Mind: How to Manage eLearning Certificates


With different data points to pull from, you can mark their learning experience by the grade they earned, the date they completed the training program , the time it took them to complete it, and much more. The supported image formats are JPG, PNG, JPEG, GIF. We’re probably all familiar with certificates of completion and accomplishment, your most expensive one probably being your diploma from university (although my personal favorite is from the 5th-grade talent show).

Get The Big Picture With TalentLMS’ Training Infographics


its eLearning program), and, depending on their subject, they can also be presented to the general public (e.g. This is a “big picture” infographic that shows statistics and operational information about your training program as a whole. Like with the Portal infographic, here too you’ll find the “ Export ” button on the top of the screen, which allows you to export your infographic as a PNG file for sharing.

Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

I will say this about EasyGenerator, the properties is so extensive in this program, that you should not have any issue on what the outcome or desired effect should be. Image – jpg,tiff,bmp,png. EasyGenerator.

How to Use Customized Adobe Captivate 8 Buttons

eLearning Brothers

Note: Be sure to save them out to a format that supports transparency (GIF, PNG, or BMP). For Windows users, navigate to Program Files > Adobe > Adobe Captivate 8 x64 > Gallery > Buttons. One of the most effective ways to make your eLearning courses more engaging for your learners is through the use of buttons. If used correctly, they can easily transform a boring, static course into an interactive experience that is enjoyable for your users.

Reducing File Size for E-Learning Media

E-learning Uncovered

If you’re going to crop or resize significantly, it’s probably best to do it externally in a program like SnagIt or Gimp. JPEG, GIF, and PNG are three of the best formats for e-learning. You can use PNG and GIF for images, graphs, charts, and diagrams, as well as small images with text, buttons, icons, and logos. PNG has the advantage of a smaller file size; GIF has the advantage of also working for simple animations.

Corporate LMS

Ed App

Images JPG, PNG, GIF. The best LMS will allow you to keep track of the success of your program and monitor the performance of courseware to help identify skills gaps or potential training design improvements. .

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Working with Images in eLearning (part 1)

Matthew Guyan

PNG (Portable Network Graphics) – an alternative to GIF images and can support millions of colours as well as transparent backgrounds. Types of vector image formats: EPS (stands for Encapsulated PostScript) – this format supports both bitmap and vector images and are created with drawing programs like Photoshop.

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

Now you’re ready to export your PowerPoint “slide” as an image you can bring into your course authoring program. Select Save As from the File tab and identify the image type (GIF, JPEG, PNG) you want to save your slide/presentation as. A picture is worth a thousand words. What pictures are you using in your course ? Relevant, attractive, and appropriately stylized images can serve as powerful visual stimulation in online training.

6 tips for using images in your e-learning material


Use a program like Photoshop to resize and compress them, and keep your page loading times low. Use JPEG compression for photographs and detailed illustrations with subtle gradations, and PNG or GIF for images with more flat colors, such as clip art. In this ongoing series of posts, kickstarted with our “ 10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators “, we try to provide you with the required know-how for improving the look and feel of your e-learning content.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


API (Application Programming Interface). API provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs.