Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

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. And as 2020 is just a few months away, if you have not already converted your SWF files into HTML 5, it’s time you do it now!

Free Screen Capture Program. beyond Print Screen

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Just started using Jing , a free online screen capture program. This program hangs around as a "sun" image at the top of your screen. The resulting output is a SWF file which can be shared just like the screen capture. It's not as full-featured as Snagit but it is simple, easy to use and does the job. Click the image and then select the area of the screen you'd like to capture.

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Adobe Presenter 9: Replacing the Default Playbar Logo with Your Own Logo

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

First, create a SWF file of the logo you would like to use on the playbar in place of the Adobe logo. Give the new SWF the following name:  logo.swf. A typical path to that folder might be c:Program Files (x86)AdobeAdobe Presenter 9.0Templates. by Jennie Ruby    When you publish an Adobe Presenter presentation, a small Adobe logo appears at the beginning of the playbar. 

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 Macworld.com 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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Keyboard keys like Tab, Page Up, Pause/Break, do not function when Posted to a web server,only when in Project test mode.

Adobe Captivate

I am able to program them just fine. I have published them in both swf and html. I am creating projects for testing users on a main frame product. I have no choice on the keyboard commands they have to use. It requires Tabs, Page Up, Page Down and Pause/Breaks. They work perfectly when I use Captivate 2017 and Preview them with the Project option. Does something need to be on the web server that I might be missing? Is there code that needs to be updated or fixed? Please help.

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Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

SWF) will play okay regardless of the frame rate. The de-compiler trap Reverse engineering experts can start with your.SWF file and get at the source code of the program you have painstakingly developed. The broken path trap Often your Flash program refers to external content files (such as a voice-over stored in a sound file, or an image stored in a bitmap file).

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

We’re excited to announce that you can now build amazing flash activities, quizzes, and games without using Flash or any programming. swf) and use it in your next course. Supported eLearning Programs: The downloaded interaction and game files work with eLearning software that imports Flash…which is all of them! The interactions are continuously being tested in different programs. swf) Download. Make your eLearning Awesome!

Captivate HTML5 – Audio Doesn’t Play in Moodle

Adobe Captivate

Last year, using the same programs (slightly older versions), and processes, I published these packages as swf files, and the audio played without any issues. I created a set of SCORM packages for online training purposes, using Captivate 2017. Each file is a series of slides, and each slide has a.wav file that I imported and dropped on the page. The.wav files were created using Audition 2109.

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Adobe Captivate: Force Re-Publish

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

over older versions of the program is the overall speed of the publishing process. In legacy versions of Captivate, it could easily take 3-5 minutes to publish a moderately-sized project as a SWF. by Kevin Siegel    One of the wonderful hidden advantages of using Captivate 5 and 5.5 Make a change to project (even a minor typo fix on a single slide) and you will need to once again wait the entire 3-5 minutes for the publish process to complete.

Content Authoring with Video Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Creating great courses with Elicitus requires no programming. Various types of video such as AVI, MPG and SWF are supported. Trainers have long known the importance of video in all types of training. Digital video has now become so commonplace that nearly everyone knows how to shoot video using a camera or a smart phone, upload it to Youtube and share it with others. It is high time these two trends converged. Content authoring needs to embrace digital video.

eLearning: It's Time for Some Reflection

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here are the steps I took to create an interactive a simulation of my iPad in Adobe Captivate: To begin, I downloaded and installed the  Reflector  program to my MacBook Pro. and then publish as SWF, HTML5, or both. by Kevin Siegel      I was recently contacted by a client who wanted me to create software simulations of mobile apps. At first I thought he wanted me to create software simulations that could be accessed and used by mobile devices.

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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. This is a very handy tool and makes viewing the SWF files on your PC a breeze.

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

Adobe Captivate

For SWF output you had the choice: it was possible to change the default setting which was to have a movie playing automatically after loading. I often disabled that option when embedding SWF’s on my blog (look at older articles), especially when audio was involved because it is not very polite to have audio being pushed to the reader automatically. Intro.

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Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

This only publishes in SWF format so it may not be the most useful in an age when HTML5 is quickly gaining popularity over Flash. C:Program Files (x86)Common FilesAdobeAdobe Multi SCO Packager 2017MultiSCOPackager.exe). When you fire off the program, the following dialog appears: You can choose from 3 different templates: Multiple SCOs, Simple Remediation or Pre-test or Post-test Rollup. E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States.

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Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

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If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made 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. However, HTML5 and Articulate Mobile Player output isn't currently compliant.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #7

Upside Learning

“Microsoft Research released a community game cum programming environment for the Xbox 360 called Kodu. Unlike most other video games, Kodu would let players create their own video games for the Xbox without any prior knowledge of programming. The entire Kodu program is more like a video game than a programming environment. The initial version of Kodu required the Xbox 360 console but now Kodu is available as a free download for your Windows PC as well.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. One more feature which is not required in most cases but would be much of help to advanced authors – is some way to extend/customize tool functionality through programming. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

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. The new update in the Apple’s Developer Program License Agreement has once again broken Adobe’s hopes of running Flash based apps on the iPhone and iPad. The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1

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Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

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. In this article, I will share with you how I determined how many hours it would take me to re-build an existing catalog of courses in Captivate and show you examples of documents I created to assist me in the process.

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

Adobe Captivate

you may notice that imported Powerpoint images and SWF animations appear smaller in the Edit area and Storyboard. 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. After upgrading to Flash Player 10.1, The issue does not affect published content.

iSpring: How Can I Add a Watermark to My Presentation?

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Learn more about the iSpring Suite program here. All the functions of the program appear on an additional tab within PowerPoint. iSpring enables you to use not only images as watermarks, but also SWF files. Try out the iSpring program and explore the possibilities! Guest post by Polina Khizhnyak from iSpring. If you are going to publish your presentation on the Internet, it will be important for you to keep it safe.

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Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Once you're finished, you'll use the Presentation group on the Adobe Presenter group to Publish the Presentation as either a SWF or PDF. We've teamed up with  ASTD  and offer a  live, full-day class  on that program too.

Easily Add Flash Interactions to eLearning

eLearning Weekly

You don’t need to know how to program in Flash, and you don’t even need to own Flash software. SWF) to insert into your elearning. Don’t worry: no Flash is required. You just need to head to eLearningInteractions.com and use the intuitive online tool. Once online, you are five steps away from having a beautiful Flash file (.SWF) Click to launch the eLearning Interaction Builder.

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

Adobe Captivate

If your course was built in the Flash program, you may have to consider re-building your course with one of the authoring tools mentioned above. swf,htm). On July 25, 2017, Adobe made the following announcement : Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. 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.

Adobe Captivate – The Ideal Systems Training Development Tool

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You can publish the simulation to the SWF and HTML formats, together or individually. Related Posts 3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples What Kind of Training Programs Goes Well with Adobe Captivate 7? Each subject is learned in a unique way. For example, a language is learned well by speaking and practicing, and science by observations and validation. Similarly, executing tasks on a software application is learned well by observing the procedures and trying them again and again.

Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

These courses, can, therefore, help organizations save money, time and resources when training new recruits, improving compliance or implementing employee skill upgradation programs. It is important to understand your online course requirements and a few things about eLearning development tools, what they are, what they do and how they interact with other programs. First, what is the course customization that you require within the confines of your training program? Overview.

10 Random ELearning Facts You Should Know

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jpg, gif,swf) take more time to recreate than editable source files (.psd,eps,fla). Corporation save 50-70% in costs when they replace instructor-based training with elearning programs. One thing that I have come to realize in my years as a learning & collaboration consultant is that elearning is fun, effective, and a great industry to take part in. Personally, I find myself learning new facts, tips, and strategies every day.

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Develop any-screen responsive mobile learning without programming. Rapidly author a wide range of mobile-first, responsive eLearning content without programming using an all-new, intuitive UI. Learn about the common JavaScript platform for SWF and HTML5 in Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate.

Using Shortcut Keys to Increase Your Productivity

Adobe Captivate

They let you use keyboard key combinations instead of a mouse or program menu. Preview the project in a web browser (SWF). Show/hide the SWF-Commenting pane. Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker way to navigate and use Adobe Captivate. The common shortcut keys are listed in the table. It’s amazing just how much time you can save when you know the shortcut keys to use when using Captivate. Here is a full list of all the shortcut keys available for Captivate.

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Coming Soon: ZebraZapps

E-learning Uncovered

There’s no programming language. As of this writing, Zebra only outputs to SWF. I’m a big proponent of HTML5’s suitability for elearning, and one of Artisan’s special areas of focus is on creating usable 508-compliant courses, so we are definitely hoping for an update that addresses the SWF-only output soon. Today we’re excited to share impressions on another new authoring tool: Allen Interactions’ ZebraZapps, which launches at ASTD ICE in about a week.

Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Software Simulations Using Adobe Captivate

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You can publish your software simulation to a swf. Get Creative – Customize Simulations in Adobe Captivate 9 What Kind of Training Programs Goes Well with Adobe Captivate 7? Are you finding it difficult to develop applications that teach the use of software effectively and in a timely manner? Or are you trying to develop your own software training? Then, you can develop software simulations that engage your learners with Adobe Captivate easily.

Captivate Widgets Tutorial: Create your first Widget

Adobe Captivate

Now let’s look at the programming part. wm = 'Stage'; if (wm =='Stage') //Stage is the when the widget swf is on the slide. {. Now Publish the swf as say “Print-Blog.swf” using “ Ctrl+Entr ” If you wish to change the location where the published swf is saved- go to File->Publish Setting and in the Formats tab change the location. Greetings, widget enthusiasts!!

Elearning applications

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App Inventor - (mLearning) App Inventor for Android allows people with minimal programming experience to create simple, personal apps for Android devices. CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs).

Review of Snap! 1.1 Update

E-learning Uncovered

Have more than one swf per slide. The gap between the two programs is a little bit smaller today. About three months ago, Trivantis released Snap! by Lectora – a PowerPoint authoring tool à la Articulate. Today they announced their 1.1 update. Normally I only comment on major releases, but this one has some important features. I’d put about half of them in the keeping-up-with-the-Joneses category, meaning the addition of basic features that Articulate already has.

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.