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!). An effective SWF to HTML5 conversion means that learners can access almost the same training material easily and make the most of it.

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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!

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. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. 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.

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Adobe wants to latch onto the developer group that’s comfortable with Flash, yet wants their services and content to run across platforms – this by making its runtime consistent across all devices and encourage developers to design accordingly. 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. Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices.

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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 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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Things to Consider Before Investing in eLearning Development Tools

Hurix Digital

Flash (SWF files) created a revolution when it was first introduced in the use of graphics and interactive elements; however, it suffered a setback thanks to current trends in eLearning systems and gradually lost relevance. Finally, research your service provider. Overview. Online courses are increasingly supplementing traditional instructor-led courses both in educational institutions and business organizations because they help to reduce administrative costs and classroom rentals.

Yes, your Captivate Sim can drive your Lectora Course

Integrated Learnings

But note that if you simply insert the Captivate simulation as a Flash swf file into Lectora without doing anything to limit the course navigation, then the learner can easily click right on through to the next page in the title. Once you've inserted the Captivate swf file into your Lectora title, disable the forward navigation for that page. The Integrated Learnings: eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services.

Adobe's Project Rome

eLearning Cyclops

The outputs include PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, FXG or web files. I downloaded the Air application, but it can also be used as a web-based service. Project Rome is the latest coming out of Adobe Max. Project Rome is available for download as a free preview. There is also a Project Rome for Education. Project Rome can be used to produce a variety things including publications, presentations, websites and even animation.

eLearning Interactions - add Flash-based interactions to your courses

Take an e-Learning Break

You can save the interaction for future editing and/or download it as a SWF file for inclusion in your eLearning course. You subscribe to the service for either a monthly or annual fee. Do you want a quick and easy way to add interactive elements to your training course? The eLearning Interactions product is one to add to your toolbox. You can easily create an interaction - pick the interaction template, insert your content (including text, audio and images) and apply a theme.

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Feds on the Cloud

eLearning Cyclops

This includes business apps, productivity apps, social media apps, and cloud IT services. https://www.apps.gov/images/cloud/swf/cloud_flash.swf Many corporations, and individuals, are still very hesitant to use the cloud, but hopefully the government's move to using the cloud will encourage others to use it. Federal agencies are utilizing cloud computing and now have an app store, Apps.gov , which provides federal agencies and their staff with cloud computing applications.

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9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

There are many free applications or services that I only end up using a few times. 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.

Creating PDF Forms

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Publish your SWF videos in a PDF directly from Adobe Captivate. There are online services that will convert your documents to PDF for you. by Sally Cox    PDFs are everywhere, and forms are still one of the most popular PDF types. Whether you are creating a form from scratch or updating an existing one, I bet I can show you a few things you didn't know about PDF forms.

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Video Delivery Types in Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Captivate supports the following types of Video Delivery : Progressive download, RTMP Streaming, Flash Video Streaming Service (FVSS). Alternate Web server for Video : Sometimes you need to host video on an alternate web server (other than the one which is hosting your SWF). Re publish the project and view the SWF either locally or from your server. Re publish the project and view the SWF either locally or from your server.

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Enhance Lectora e-Learning Courses with Embedded Objects

Trivantis

Content Creation Services. Custom Development Services. Mike and Damian went through the steps needed to set up communication between Lectora and Flash SWF files using JavaScript to: Maintain a button state. Trigger Lectora Action Groups from within a SWF on the page. Mike and Damian shared detailed instructions to set up communication between Lectora and Flash SWF files, that included how to: Set up the variables needed in Lectora. Forum. Logins.

8 eBook Conversion Tools Compatible with Multiple Formats

Kitaboo

This is a paid service, where the company does the conversion for you and offers you a well-designed eBooks in both fixed layout and reflowable formats. Their free service only lets you convert 50MB files, whereas for converting larger files you would have to sign up for an account.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

Save to CD, swf, avi, mp3, Quicktime. Casting Words–transcription service. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R. Kallis, California University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Chris Patti, California University of Pennsylvania.

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Professionals can take advantage of more than two dozen new features including single SWF file publishing, text-to-speech conversion, a drawing toolbar for simple graphics, enhanced project templates, and round-trip Microsoft® PowerPoint® workflows, which let users import and edit PowerPoint slides with audio and interactivity. Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central. Adobe has released the eagerly-awaited eLearning Suite.

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Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

While their continues to be a slight increase in providing tech support and service for free (at least one year), the same cannot be said for e-commerce. are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. As a result of this issue, people have to insert the SWF as a web object. After one quarter (for most companies) into the fiscal calendar year, it is time to see what the future holds in our space. There is Money in those Hills.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

The Litmos LMS is a simple, cloud-based, mobile-friendly LMS meant for quick, self-service setup. Supports multiple formats — avi, wmv, mpg, mov, flv, m4v, ppt, pptx, pdf, mp3, zip, doc, or swf. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs.

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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.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

It lets you connect to most of the other chat services, like AIM, Google Talk, IRS, MSN and Yahoo, so you don’t need to install different programs to chat with different people. 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.

Got SCORM?

ICS Learning

Server dependencies such as Coldfusion, Perl, ASP or server-based databases are problematic as a particular LMS might be running on a server that does not have those services available. In reality, it is simply a single compressed file containing all the files (html, images, flash swf, etc) necessary for the SCO to function. Got SCORM? A Brief Technical Overview That Answers the Question “What is SCORM?” ” By Brian Kleeman. Download PDF (110KB). Introduction.

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Review of Snap by Lectora and how it stacks up against Articulate

Unicorn Training

swf) can be imported with ease and re-sized accordingly. After some tests, I found that Snap often published courses in around half the time Articulate took.Publish FormatsSnap offers five publish options that should meet most peoples needs:Web: An HTML file with a Flash file embedded into it - can be deployed anywhere.Snap Live: A free hosting service offered by Trivantis.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

More significantly, our growing hosted customer base now includes financial services, pharma/healthcare, government and many of the world’s leading carriers and tech OEMs who are now confident to outsource their mlearning services “into our cloud” even though they often support 1,000s to 100K+ servers of their own. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

You can import content from a variety of formats, including image formats (PSD, GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF and POT), sound formats (MP3 and WAV), and popular animation and video formats (SWF, FLV with metatags, AVI, and MOV). You can use the SWF files generated by Adobe Captivate with any tools that support SWF files, such as Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Dreamweaver software. Where do I go if I have customer service questions? Contact Adobe Customer Service.

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Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

from 2008 to 2013 for learning technology products and services. Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers Most attending work in organization with 2000+ ee’s but several were SMBs (under 2K ee’s for this presentation) Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

Video (Ctrl+Alt+V) formats include SWF, FLV, F4V, AVI, MP4, MOV, and 3GP. SWF: (Shockwave Flash) It contains vector designs, animations, audio, and videos for web browsers using Flash player). WMA: (Windows Media Audio) It is frequently used for many music downloadable services; developed by Microsoft. Video (ALT+N+V Individually) formats include SWF, FLV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, DV, and 3GP.

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