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

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

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Slides

 FlashHTML5AMP
Graded questions
Survey questions
Freeform: Drag-and-Drop
Freeform: Pick One
Freeform: Pick Many
Freeform: Text Entry
Freeform: Hotspot
Blank slides
Result slides

Quiz Properties and Results

 FlashHTML5AMP
Quiz timer
Randomize question groups
Review quiz
Print results  
Retry quiz
When the user finishes the quiz, close browser window
When the user finishes the quiz, go to URL

Question Properties

 FlashHTML5AMP
Anchor answer choices 
Shuffle answer choices
Set the number of attempts for each question
Score by question
Score by choice
Feedback by question
Feedback by choice
Custom feedback layers
Branching

Illustrations

 FlashHTML5AMP
Captions
Characters
Picture Effects/Styles
Pictures
Screenshots
Shape Effects/Styles
Shapes

Media

 FlashHTML5AMP
Audio
Flash (SWF) files  
Simultaneous audio/video
Videos
Videos with alpha channel transparency   
YouTube videos in web objects
Web objects

Text

 FlashHTML5AMP
Hyperlinks
Symbols
Text
Scrolling panels

Animations

 FlashHTML5AMP
Animations
Slide transitions

Player

 FlashHTML5AMP
Keyboard shortcuts N/A

Player: Features

 FlashHTML5AMP
Quiz title
Question list
Submit one question at a time
Submit all at once
Allow user to finish without answering all questions
Require user to scroll to bottom on longer questions
Seekbar
Volume slider 

Player: Menu

 FlashHTML5AMP
Navigation (Free, Restricted, Locked)
Wrap long question list item titles
Show tooltip on hover N/A
Display correct/incorrect icons

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)
Text: Left-to-right
Text: Right-to-left

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