Activities: Rich Media

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Provides a complete tool to create Rich Media activities onto Moodle.

Rich Media 2.2(Build: 2013001500)

Release notes

These instructions describe how to install the Rich Media Activity Module for Moodle 2.0+. This module is developped and supported by Symetrix.

With this plugin you can
- Synchronize video content with pictures (jpg,png...)
- Show the rich media with a player flash or html5
- Have access to the tracking of the students

You need a:

1. A server running Moodle 2.0+
2. A browser with flash enabled or HTML5 compatible


These instructions assume your Moodle server is installed at /var/www/moodle.

1. Copy to /var/www/moodle/mod
2. Enter the following commands

cd /var/www/moodle/mod
sudo unzip

This will create the directory


3. Login to your moodle site as administrator

Moodle will detect the new module and prompt you to Upgrade.

4. Click the 'Upgrade' button.

The activity module will install mod_richmedia.

5. Click the 'Continue' button.

You'll be prompted to configure the activity module.

6. Enter the default width and height of your Rich Media Flash player on the page
7. Click the 'Save Changes' button.

At this point, you can enter any course, turn editing on, and add a Rich Media activity link to the class.

Add a theme manually
1. Create a directory with the name of your theme in the theme directory
2. Copy you file in the new directory :
- logo.png for the top left logo
- background.png for the background of the rich media (980*600px)

Upgrade note
Version 2.0:
- Bug fixed :
- Formats of videos and slides
- Problem with the Flash 9 version
- New Creation form
- New synchronization interface
- Display summary in the flash version
- Read a video with max size without slides
- Default layout for the Rich Media and possibility to define a layout for each slide
- Backup and restauration
- Import and export SCORM
- Duplication

Version 2.1 :
- Bug fixed :
- Language problem
- video sync problem
- Summary when video only
- New flash player design

Version 2.2 :
- Bug fixed :
- Problem of default view

If you have feedback or any questions, contact us at

Regards,... Adrien Jamot
adrien_jamot [at] symetrix [dt] fr
Moodle 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
2.2(Build: 2013001500)
Can be updated to
2.8(Build: 2015031000) (2015031000)
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.1, Moodle 2.0, Moodle 2.2, Moodle 2.3, Moodle 2.4
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.0
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.3
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.4

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation