How to create SCORM from PDF to revamp your online trainings


There are very few formats in the corporate sector as widespread as the PDF. Whether in the field of training or internal communication, transmitting your know-how through documents or PDF presentations is still a common practice, although not the most convenient. 

Why? The answer is simple. It is a format that is very difficult to work with. If you want to edit a PDF, you have to use specialized programs, mostly paid. And, most importantly, it can affect the effectiveness of training, as it is a document with practically zero interactivity. 

Discover why you should convert your old PDFs into SCORM to achieve maximum efficiency in your e-learning processes.

Benefits of converting PDF to SCORM 

Adapting your older formats to those that offer you more opportunities for engagement can only bring benefits. Here are some of them: 

Integrate your content with any LMS 

As you know, the acronym SCORM refers to one of the most used standards in the e-learning industry. Its main objective is that this content can be distributed without problems via any learning platform (Moodle, Canvas, OKN Learning etc.) You also get maximum operability, since both the trainer and the student can access your e-learning content 24/7 

Follow the progress of your training 

You can access the results of your users and find out what aspects to improve, what content is unclear and more. It also allows you to see how much time your students invest in completing each piece of training and adapt them to their progress later—a useful feature for e-learning evaluation.

Offers maximum interactivity 

Unlike traditional PDFs, in SCORM courses you can add elements that capture your audience’s attention much more. Presenting the content in an original way through audios, videos or exercises will facilitate learning, the absorption of knowledge and, without a doubt, will differentiate your e-learning course from the rest, increasing your engagement.

Steps to create a SCORM package from PDF with isEazy Author 

The biggest advantage of isEazy Author is its ease: it can help you create SCORM courses from PDFs in three simple ways. Below, we explain them in detail so you can decide on the one that best suits your needs: 

Option 1 

Include a link that allows you to download the document directly in any of your slides. Simply add a text box, enter the link and that’s it! With this option your audience can directly access the information they need with just one click. 

Option 2 

isEazy Author can be used in combination with many other tools that make your courses even more engaging. One of them is Google Drive, a classic. Upload your PDF presentations to Drive and embed the link directly in isEazy Author. It couldn’t be easier! 

Option 3 

Capture the contents of your PDF file yourself through simple screenshots and add them to your slides. You can also use an online tool that allows you to convert your PDF into an editable format and move it to isEazy Author in minutes.  

If you want to give a touch of interactivity to your courses, you can rely on your original content to easily create interactive resources such as galleries, linked images, infographics, games, exercises, multimedia options and much more! 

isEazy Author allows you to take advantage of all these benefits by providing agile and intuitive features for turning standard PDFs into engaging SCORM training that makes your corporate training stand out from the rest.  

Yolanda Amores


Yolanda Amores

Chief Marketing Officer at isEazy

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