Text expansion is an inherent challenge with localizing any content. Accommodating the additional scripts or subtitles poses different technical and content challenges than do traditional eLearning courses developed using authoring tools.

In this session, you’ll learn strategies to alleviate—or better plan for—this expansion. You will explore the difference between captions and subtitles and how that can affect your on-screen real estate. Finally, you will learn to plan for increased audio running time when developing your video content and filming.

In this session, you will learn:

  • To manage text expansion
  • To manage audio expansion
  • To manage on-screen text localization
  • To plan for subtitles and captioning
  • To plan for increased audio time for narration

Audience:
Novice designers, developers, project managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
MP4, WAV, and Flash.

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