Easy Steps to Transform Your Flash-based Courses to HTML5

Flash to html5 Conversion

Who knows, new smartphones may emerge numerously year by year and may last till the world ends. This incremental development in the technology affects the elearning industry and give way to discover new technologies to deliver the digital learning solutions such that to meet the learner requirement.

Elearning developers are now switching from flash technology to HTML5, because most of the mobile devices doesn’t prefer Flash plugin. Hence the organizations are making their move towards converting flash elearning to html5. There are many elearning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Lectora Inspire, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, iSpring, etc., that are used in HTML5 conversion process.

You need to be mindful of these steps before converting the Flash courses in HTML5.

  • Identify the courses that need to be converted and make available all the supporting files at one place before conversion.
  • Recognize the assets such as audio, images and abstract it from your legacy courses.
  • Search-in the existing tool whether there is an option of conversion process to HTML5, else select the eLearning authoring tool for hassle-free conversion
    Check out our case study on conversion of flash based courses to HTML5
  • Design the categorical templates that suits your learning needs such as introduction templates, interactivity templates, content templates, video templates, conclusion templates, etc., and use them repetitively throughout your courses to lower the cost of development
  • Incorporate the extracted media from the legacy courses into the e-templates that you are designed using your favorite authoring tool
    Check out why Articulate Storyline is one of the cost-effective authoring tools
  • Sample course need to be developed to know how the original project is going to be accessed in multiple devices, such that any modifications can be incorporated in initial phase, if required.
  • The last step of the process is to build the complete course and publish it to the HTML5 format.

Cost of converting courses depends on the nature of the content that are embedded in the Flash files. For instance, consider that Adobe Flash courses consists of minimal on-screen text with images and basic interactivity, then the cost of conversion is likely to be significantly low when compared to a fully animated course.

Hope this blog provided you the easiest process in migrating your flash eLearning content to HTML5. A thorough planned process will always bring results near to your expectations.

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