412 Shed Unwanted Megabytes: Tips and Tools for Reducing Media File Size
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, October 25
Are your files weighing you down? Do your courses no longer fit on your mobile device? Are you embarrassed by unsightly buffering? It’s time to put your files on a diet, following tried-and-true best practices. In less time than a juice cleanse, you can have the course of your dreams.
As more and more courses are accessed remotely and via mobile devices, it is important that your files are designed with overall size in mind. Imagine being able to deliver robust, interactive training without sacrificing audio or video. In this session, you’ll discover programs such as Pavtube and PicShrink, and learn “weight-loss” secrets within familiar programs like Adobe Photoshop and Audition. You’ll also explore the best publishing options for a fulfilling eLearning program. Lose the megabytes, not the experience.
In this session, you will learn:
- Common compression practices for reducing overall file size
- Proper sizing of image, audio, and video files
- About free and premium compression programs for all file types
- The best publish settings for major authoring tools
Designers and developers.
Technology discussed in this session:
Pavtube, PicShrink, Articulate Storyline, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Audition, and Captivate.
Digital Learning Developer
Patrick Gurczynski is a digital learning developer at ResMed. After 10 years as a sports journalist, he transitioned into eLearning in 2013.