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

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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 tried multiple file types (mp4 and flv), both input variations (event and synchronized) and multiple flash output versions (10.x I need this video saved into the swf file, if at all possible.

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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. According to Adobe statistics, Flash Player version 10 and below is in use in 99.2% Flash Player version 10.3 With the numbers above in mind, it make sense to select Flash Player 10 from the Flash Player Version drop-down menu.

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!). This latest version of HTML operates with more audio and video capabilities and has reached a state of complete interoperability.

First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.

Adobe Captivate

Usually I will not talk about a new version immediately after its release. It has been possible to fill a shape with an image since version 6. In version 11.5 A setup with 3 buttons like in this screenshot was not possible in previous versions, because the bounding boxes are overlapping: The screenshot may look blurry (has been converted to bitmap here) but the original SVG’s in Captivate are really crisp. Intro.

First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.437

Adobe Captivate

Usually I will not talk about a new version immediately after its release. It has been possible to fill a shape with an image since version 6. In version 11.5 A setup with 3 buttons like in this screenshot was not possible in previous versions, because the bounding boxes are overlapping: The screenshot may look blurry (has been converted to bitmap here) but the original SVG’s in Captivate are really crisp. Intro.

Waving Goodbye to Flash!

iSpring Solutions

Starting with version 9, iSpring authoring tools won’t publish content to Flash format (.SWF). In this article, we’ll explain why… Read More. Updates

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Drop down size of matching questions

Adobe Captivate

While OK in HTML5, the SWF version of the matching quiz drop down is displayed extremely small. Hello. This might be an issue for everyone using this type of quiz, but I couldn’t find an a solution. Is there a possibility to change the size? Thanks. The post Drop down size of matching questions appeared first on eLearning. Question Question Slides Quizzing question question slides Quiz

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

42 Design Square

Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. Some assets can be extracted from published SWF output, more assets can be extracted if you have the FLA files. Scenario A: You have only the published SWF output. The more recent version of source files you have, the better the chance that you could quickly convert these to HTML5 using the latest software to republish old courses.

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Differences between Shape used as button and a normal interaction button?

Adobe Captivate

But this shape (use as button) is not working as well that advance action is not executing the result,when i publish this project in HTML5 version. While playing this project or publishing in other format like SWF ,it works properly.Is I have a project where i have used shape as button and given an advance action to that shape. there any specific reason for this? The post Differences between Shape used as button and a normal interaction button? appeared first on eLearning.

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Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content." " You'll be happy to learn that a second version of the HTML5 converter is available and it supports the three main question types: Multiple Choice, True/False and HotSpot.

Captivate: if I output to HTML, I have to un-check “Auto Label” box in “Item Accessibility” and enter my own text?

Adobe Captivate

HOWEVER, it seems like the auto label feature for accessibility is only applicable for SWF output (FLASH?). Will it change eventually in 2017 or 2019 version? I am trying to create accessible e-Learning. Also, I am required to output my course file in HTML format. Is that TRUE? THANKS! The post Captivate: if I output to HTML, I have to un-check “Auto Label” box in “Item Accessibility” and enter my own text? appeared first on eLearning.

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Mouse click on project slide finishes all animations on slide.

Adobe Captivate

This occurs in the swf version and in the slide preview on Captivate, strangely not in the HTML5 version. I have a Captivate project loaded from MS Power Point, linked with high fidelity and slide duration, set to advance automatically. Power Point slide has no mouse-click transitions or animations. Bullet 1 appears after 5 seconds, Bullet 2 appears after 10 seconds, Bullet 3 appears after 20 seconds. When looking at the whole project, it looks fine, all animation works.

"Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" Workbook Now Available

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. If you prefer a digital version of the book that you can download immediately, you have three options: The Kindle. I'm happy to report that my newest book, "Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials"  is now available for purchase.

HTML Slides invisible/missing in published/preview Content

Adobe Captivate

I am using CP8 (Version 8.0.3.290) to create and publish a SCORM course. After that point, the course shows the background only and the console has an object undefined error (Tested in Chrome Version 70.0.3538.102 (Official Build) (64-bit, Edge.). The SWF output contains the entire course (136 slides) but the HTML5 output stops at slide 40 and simply shows the background. I do not experience any of this in the SWF version.

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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.  When publishing the final version of your lesson, select  Force re-publish all the slides from the Advanced Options area in the lower right of the Publish dialog box.

HTML preview/output not working

Adobe Captivate

SWF in Browser works as well. – Reinstall latest Firefox version. I am using the latest Adobe Captivate Version. Dear Adobe Community, Currently my html preview/output is not working and I wonder if you can help me with that. Yesterday I updated an old non-responsive design project which had been working fine so far.

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Adobe's Project Rome

eLearning Cyclops

The outputs include PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, FXG or web files. FYI: It also appears that for those involved in piloting the education version, there is some integration with Moodle. They also have quite a few tutorials too (tutorials for education version ). 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.

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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Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Adobe has released SWF specifications till its version 10. Lightspark, which has just released its latest version few days back, looks promising with its OpenGL based rendering. 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. The new portal called Open@Adobe will hold Adobe’s open source projects in coming days.

eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you're using a legacy version of Captivate (even version 4 and 5), the steps below will work for you just fine.   During a standard import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format and then converted to SWF. If you select  High Fidelity , the import process takes native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped).

Content Authoring with Video Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

The newly announced version 8.0 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.

Copying into objects that have States OR converting a group into a state

Adobe Captivate

old swf based elearning into Captivate 2017 HTML5 versions. Hi there. A colleague and I are converting a lot of Captivate 5.5 the HTML Tracker tool is excellent for this. In the past, previous developers were creating multiple roll overs using widgets that we are breaking into, copying out the content in situ and pasting on the stage outside of the widget.

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How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

We’ll publish content as SCORM version 1.2. This is the version that is compatible with LearnUpon LMS. Depending on the version of Captivate you use there may be slight changes to the interface. Three versions are available to eLearning pros: Captivate 8, Captivate 9 and Captivate 2017. Standard: The version your SCORM file will be published in. LearnUpon uses SCORM version 1.2.

How to Reduce Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Costs

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Collate all previous versions of storyboards and audio recording scripts. Note that the SWF published files won’t be of much reuse when repurposing. A bit of creative instructional design can help you use the same audio in your new HTML5 version. How much do you have to spend to convert your flash-based courses converted to HTML5? The answer depends on your existing courseware and what you expect your HTML5 courseware to do.

Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

mLearning Revolution

AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite. When installed, you will see a new ribbon added to your version of PowerPoint, as illustrated here in yellow: Using the tools in this Ribbon you can bring your static PowerPoint files to life with audio, video, interactive Flash content, Quizzes and more, in order to create interactive eLearning modules and well as high-impact marketing and sales presentations.

Converting Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to HTML5 (web pages)

Adobe Captivate

If you do not have the 2017 release of Adobe Captivate, download a trial version of Captivate. If you are on a Mac, you’ll find your installed version of Captivate under Applications. Then set the output format to HTML5 (you can turn off SWF.) Products used in this example: Adobe Captivate (2017 release). Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Publishing a responsive project to Moodle (Html only)

Adobe Captivate

Right now im struggeling to 1) publish my project as a html-only version and get it to work on moodle (optimally with LMS SCORM 1.2). A second Issue im Having ist that suddenly, 2) my preview (full project) and published versions only show slides 1-10 and the rest of the slides (approx. I’m confused by the facts that the ZIP still contains the.swf and the.pdf versions as I thought it’s only possible to publish it in html. Hi everyone and a good day to you!

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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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Raptivity Essential : Now Build HTML5 and Flash Interactions Simultaneously

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

As Harbinger Knowledge Products unveils a brand new version of Raptivity Essential that lets you publish interactions in the HTML5 format in addition to Flash SWF format, I thought it would be interesting to talk to Shweta Kulkarni, who was involved deeply in the engineering of this product upgrade. To make them work as smoothly in the HTML5 version wasn't easy.

Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

NOTE: For the sake of consistency and ease, I’m going to use Captivate 2017 as my platform, but the concepts I’ll be discussing have been around for many previous versions of Captivate and the methods haven’t changed much. 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. E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States.

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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. Under "Archived Versions" section, click on Flash Player 10 link and download the zip file containing all the Flash Player 10 exes. After upgrading to Flash Player 10.1,

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #7

Upside Learning

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. 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. But it is also a neat way to create new content that might be simple enough to play on desktop and a mobile version.

How will Flash’s demise affect your SCORM courses?

LearnUpon

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. If your organization is running old versions of browsers then you’ll need to update them. Don’t create any more course content that is Flash SWF based. Support for Adobe Flash Player ends in 2020. And as Flash has been integral to eLearning for over 20 years, it’s retirement will have a significant effect.

How to steer your client away from an information dump

Making Change

Click the image to see a larger version. To produce the slides and SWF, I used Keynote 08 ( not Keynote 09! ). The “order taker&# meter is a static PNG in three versions (&# order taker,&# midpoint, and “instructional designer&# ). For a quick overview of the Action Mapping process described in this interaction, see Be an elearning action hero. For in-depth help with applying this process to your own materials, check out the Elearning Blueprint.