Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 5.0

The most effective, easy-to-use, smart and powerful eLearning content authoring tool
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Rapidly create, smoothly deliver, and easily maintain rich eLearning content with the popular and powerful Adobe Captivate.
Easily add software demonstrations, interactive simulations, branching scenarios, and quizzes to your courseware without programming using Adobe Captivate software.

Go beyond screen capture and achieve superior results in fewer steps thanks to an intuitive user interface, collaboration workflows, and a multitude of timesaving features. Easily integrate your content with eLearning applications and leading SCORM- and AICC-compliant Learning Management Systems to deliver content virtually anywhere.

Main features:

- Rapid content development

Get started quickly with a friendly user interface, built-in tutorials, and the ability to create software training by recording any application. Add audio by converting text to speech in a few clicks.

- Efficient collaboration

Collaborate effectively with features like templates, which enable team members to contribute content without modifying a project's design, and the new Adobe® Captivate® Reviewer, an Adobe AIR® application that lets reviewers enter comments directly on your SWF files.

- Easy SWF file creation

Keep learners engaged with smoothly integrated audio, video for Adobe Flash software, and rich interactivity. Adobe Captivate automatically generates a SWF file complete with a preloader, playback controls, voice-over, and Table of Contents from slide-based content, which can be e-mailed or delivered via websites, blogs, intranets, and online help systems.

- Roundtrip PowerPoint workflow

Leverage existing Microsoft PowerPoint slides in your projects. Import slides with audio and interactivity, easily update the content, and keep your PowerPoint and Adobe Captivate files in sync with the dynamically linked import option.

- Rich media and image support

Create engaging eLearning experiences by incorporating images, animations, audio, and video in multiple file formats. Use the built-in library to quickly access and manage media files of your project, drag and drop objects from the library onto slides, or import libraries from other projects.

- Complex interactivity without programming

Increase content effectiveness by easily adding interactivity, including quizzes with scoring and branching and different kinds of interactive elements. Enhance content with Variables, Advanced Actions, and new customizable widgets such as games, charts, and new question types.

Limitations:

- 30 days trial

Adobe Captivate - the most effective, easy-to-use, smart and powerful eLearning content authoring tool.

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