Question about WMV to SCORM video conversion

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I have a WMV file that I am converting to SCORM.  I open Camtasia and import the WMV file.  Before I begin the conversion process, I view the file in it's wmv format and there is a continuous screen refresh/blink.  Has anyone experienced this and how do I get of it?  The wmv file does not do this when I view it before importing into Camtasia. 
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Joe Morgan

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The easiest thing to do when a video is giving you a problem like that is convert it into another format. It's quicker than troubleshooting the issue in most cases.

 There are a lot of free video conversion programs out there. I use Freemake myself.

A lot of people like the program Handbrake but a lot of people complain it has a cluttered and confusing user interface. I've used Handbrake myself and I tend to agree.

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Rick Stone

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Hi there

Just to note that SCORM isn't a video format you may convert to. SCORM is a protocol used for communicating with a Learning Management System.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Thank you.  These are videos that are being loaded into our LMS so they need to be SCORM or AICC. 
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Hi there,
Just to fill in a couple of blanks here.

1. Not all WMV videos are the same. So, if it is not in a format that Camtasia "likes", you will need to run it through a converter to fix it up. Maybe save it as an MP4 file format while you are at it. Once that is done, you can import that video file and work with it in Camtasia.

2. Once that is done, you need to produce your video with the SCORM option enabled. You can search in the help file SCORM and get instructions on how to accomplish this.

I hope this helps!

Kelly
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Rick Stone

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And one more comment for even further clarification. Any video you output from Camtasia or anywhere else will never be "SCORM". It's just a video. The thing that determines the SCORM or AICC is the surrounding code that Camtasia produces along with the video. Typically an HTML page with a player and some associated JavaScript code.

So sure, the LMS delivers a video that users watch, but that video is always embedded or referenced somehow within an HTML page that uses the JavaScript to communicate with the LMS.

Cheers... Rick :)
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RIck... I'm wondering if you can help me. I've been tasked with taking WMV files (90 of them) and loading them into our LMS as a catalog of past conference sessions that were recorded. We want to sale this catalog as a subscription. I'm wondering if there is an easier way to upload these WMV files to the LMS for clients to view without loading them into Storyline first. I tried just loading the wmv file as a material into the LMS but it wouldn't run I'm guessing because it didn't have a player.
What am I missing?
Nikki