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

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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. While HTML5 may one day completely replace SWF, today is not that day. SWF and HTML5 versions.

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Conversion from Flash Based Technologies with the DOD

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5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

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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!).

Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

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This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. This also helps us poor elearning developers circumvent the continuous war between Adobe and Apple over flash technology, and allow delivery across devices/platforms. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

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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.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

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Primarily, it was designed for the PC era and couldn’t withstand the advancements in new technology. 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.

Case Study – Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

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In the recent times, the learning needs are changed and the technology has increased at its pace. The courses that were developed in Adobe Flash or tools whose output is in SWF are now not compatible with the modern devices. This has transformed the traditional classroom training into e-learning.

Future Of Flash Is Open Source

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Adobe has released SWF specifications till its version 10. Tags: Future Technology eLearning Technology CS5 Flash Flash Platform Future Of Flash open source Adobe, recently announced moving their open-source development to Sourceforge.

"Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" Workbook Now Available

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Finally, you’ll learn to publish your project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that your content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device, including the iPad, iPhone and other mobile devices. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning Kindle mLearning Mobi Technical Communications Technology training

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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Selecting the Enable Accessibility option ( Edit > Preferences > Publishing ) makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. 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. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

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In the Multimedia Name field, open the swf you published from Captivate. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Help Authoring Help Systems RoboHelp Technical Communications Technology training by Willam Van Weelden. Adobe Captivate 6 introduced HTML5 output, allowing eLearning content to be interactive on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad.

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

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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 Captivate 7: Publishing Video Demos

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  Here's what the standard Publish dialog box looks like:     When publishing a cptx project, you can elect to publish as SWF, HTML, PDF, or all of the above. However, the Publish dialog box that appears couldn't be more spartan:     SWF? Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning TechComm Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel.

Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

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Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. Tags: Rapid eLearning eLearning Development eLearning Technology Frameworks Rapid Authoring Tools

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

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The embedded videos are played back from within SWF, so you can create your own components to control the video playback. Tags: Blended Learning Learning Technology eLearning Streaming Technology Video Video Based Learning

Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

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In the SWF Size and Quality area, I set the quality to Medium. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel. Have you ever visited the Preferences dialog box in Adobe Captivate (Windows users, Edit > Preferences ; Mac users,  Adobe Captivate > Preferences ), made several changes and later, maybe months later, needed those settings on another computer running Captivate?

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

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The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1 Tags: Learning Technology Mobile Learning eLearning Development Apple Vs Adobe Impact On Mobile Learning Development Mobile Learning Development

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Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

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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. Adobe Presenter Camtasia eLearning HTML5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

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There was rarely talk of combining the two technologies. If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine. From within the Adobe Captivate Demo dialog box, use the Browse button to the right of Multimedia Name and open the SWF; use the Browse button to the right of HTML5 Output and open the HTML5 start page. When you generate WebHelp or HTML Help, RoboHelp will automatically use the SWF within the generated Help System.

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

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Now-a-days with the advent of technology, one can start recording their screens for small just-in-time screencasts, without needing to download and install any software. Unlike screen capturing tools, the published output is not just a passive video, but is in a fully interactive format such as Flash SWF. Tags: Rapid eLearning eLearning Development eLearning Technology Instructional Design Rapid Authoring Screen Capture Screencast Simulations Tools

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

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You can either publish to the SWF and HTML formats together, or publish them individually. Learning Technology Adobe CaptivateIf you belong to an organization that is involved in developing software, you know how tough it is to create training that will teach your employees how to use software the optimal way. Doing so with classroom trainings can lead to logistical and financial nightmares.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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Selecting the 508 Compliance option makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. 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. Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

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You can use Storyline to publish technology-enabled learning content to Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player (AMP), a native app available in both iOS and Android flavors. You can use the software to preview how your technology-enabled learning content looks like on various devices. You use the e-learning development software to publish courses to HTML5, MP4, EXE, SWF, and PDF formats. Learning Technology rapid authoring tools

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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Selecting the 508 Compliance option makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. 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. Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

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HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate. Learning Technology Adobe CaptivateAdobe Captivate has been a top choice for creating dynamic and engaging e-learning for quite some time now. Creating top-notch software simulations/tutorials has always been its biggest strength.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 7: Engage 360

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Flash objects and interactivities in the SWF format can be inserted. Learning Technology Articulate 360Welcome to the seventh post of the series. In the first four blogs, we saw the features of Storyline 360 that facilitate the easy authoring of web-based courses. We also looked at the Articulate tool’s abilities to create animations and facilitate learning interactions. We saw that Storyline 360 can be used to develop good software simulations and online assessments.

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

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You can publish your software simulation to a swf. Learning Technology Adobe CaptivateAre 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. This tool helps you capture a specific set of actions performed in a screen area or an application.

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. Learning Technology Adobe CaptivateEach 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. Doing this on a live software application might lead to undesired consequences.

Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

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If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made compliant. Part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 508 requires that federal agencies, and federally funded organizations such as colleges and universities, develop or use information technology that is accessible to people with disabilities.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

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Presenter 360 allows you to convert PPT files into good technology-enabled learning materials , thanks to the following features: A simple, user-friendly interface that can be mastered in no time. Add SWF files, Captivate movies, and Camtasia screencasts to your course. Learning Technology Articulate 360Welcome to the fifth post in a series of fourteen.

Developing An eLearning Player?

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The considerations mentioned here would, however be applicable to any other (development technologies) eLearning player too. Choose the right technology – before you start developing an eLearning player it’s important to decide on the development tool and technology.

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Thank You! Camtasia Turns 10.

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We've added support for many different file formats like SWF, MP4, WMV and MOV. Jon Udell":[link] gave the "'video screencapture' medium a name ":[link] and coined the term, "Screencast":[link] Technology keeps changing over the last 10 years. We compiled a fun timeline below that shows some Camtasia milestones, advertising and logos, reviews, feature releases and technology milestones. We owe you a big thank you for the last 10 years.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

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This workshop will provide participants with new concepts and augment their skills to current guidelines on the accessibility of emerging technologies. Save to CD, swf, avi, mp3, Quicktime. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics.

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

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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. Technology and e-learning experts consider Flash outdated. Learning Technology rapid authoring toolsE-learning industry experts are introducing new concepts to engage learners and reduce their cognitive load.

Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

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Before we discuss the migration from Flash to HTML5, let us share some background information: The need and the challenge: With every passing decade, the world is getting more technology-savvy. To be able to provide the flexibility to learners to learn “on-the-go” on the device of their choice, it is imperative that you migrate the legacy/Flash/SWF courses to a platform that supports multiple devices. Identify The Need (Technology Update Vs. Complete Redesign).

Adobe Captivate: Preloaders

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You can use any of the following formats as a Preloader: jpeg, gif, bmp, wmf, or swf.   Adobe Captivate Captivate e-learning eLearning mLearning Online Training TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training UA User Experience UX by Kevin Siegel        I received an email last week from a Captivate developer who was concerned with how long it was taking for a published lesson to begin playing for his learners.

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Lars Hyland - Lars is Learning Good to see Learning Technologies , Mobile Learning come up for Lars. Joe Deegan - Blender - Training Solutions Freeware , ILT , SWF , ROI , Wondershare , PowerCONVERTER , Adobe Captivate , Photoshop , SharePoint ( SharePoint Examples - Joe, can you help me?) We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.