Engage '13: Comparing Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player Output

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The following table compares the Articulate Engage '13 features supported in Flash, HTML5, and the Articulate Mobile Player (AMP). Refer to this table during the planning and development stages of your interactions for the best results in the environments you're targeting.

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Interactions

 FlashHTML5AMP
All interaction types

Interaction Properties: Playback Mode

 FlashHTML5AMP
Interactive
Linear
Presentation
Segment Order

Interaction Properties: Interaction-Specific

 FlashHTML5AMP
All interaction-specific properties

Interaction Properties: Colors and Effects

 FlashHTML5AMP
Theme colors
Header type
Step animation
Media border style
Sound effects
Title font
Content font

Media

 FlashHTML5AMP
Audio
Pictures
Characters
Simultaneous audio/video
Videos
Videos with alpha channel transparency   
YouTube videos   
Flash (SWF) files  

Text

 FlashHTML5AMP
Hyperlinks
Symbols
Text

Player

 FlashHTML5AMP
Keyboard shortcuts N/A

Player: Features

 FlashHTML5AMP
Interaction title
Seekbar
Volume slider 

Player: Colors & Effects

 FlashHTML5AMP
Background color 
Color schemes 
Player font  

Player: Text Labels

 FlashHTML5AMP
Custom text labels (localization)

Player: Other

 FlashHTML5AMP
Browser size (current, optimal, fill) N/A
Launch in new windowN/A
Launch in new window: Display window with no browser controlsN/A
Launch in new window: Allow user to resize N/A
Player size (optimal, fill)N/A
Resume (prompt, always, never)

LMS

 FlashHTML5AMP
Articulate Online: Viewing Content
Articulate Online: Tracking & Reporting
LMS: Viewing Content
LMS: Tracking & Reporting
Switch between Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player without losing progress in Articulate Online
Switch between Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player without losing progress in an LMS

Web Browsers

 FlashHTML5AMP
FirefoxLimitedN/A
Google ChromeN/A
Internet Explorer 6 N/A
Internet Explorer 7 N/A
Internet Explorer 8 N/A
Internet Explorer 9LimitedN/A
Internet Explorer 10LimitedN/A
Internet Explorer 11LimitedN/A
Mobile Safari N/A
SafariN/A