When I make my Jing videos, I upload my SWF files into my course. But when I display it in my course, the video appears cutoff. How do I fix that?
First, it is generally not good for the Moodle server to be streaming video of any kind, so let’s start by suggesting that you not upload videos as files, even if you are able to do so. The better methods are to embed the video using embed code, or link out to it so it can play at another location.
Now then – Jing software offers you two ways to output your video: (1) as a freestanding SWF file (Flash video), or (2) as a video published on Screencast.com.
The problem with using method #1 is that Moodle automatically scales SWF files to a set dimension no matter what, which may cutoff some of your media. This cannot be changed without some fancy HTML code hacking, and we don’t want to stream the video off of the Moodle server anyway. So you are better off going with method #2.
Creating and publishing your video:
– Sincerely, Your Stoic Tech Pal,