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Captivate 9 Essential Training

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Adobe elearning evangelist Pooja Jaisingh walks through the foundations of using Captivate 9 and Captivate Draft to create responsive, interactive elearning presentations.

Captivate is the industry-standard authoring tool for creating responsive, interactive elearning presentations. And now, with Captivate 9, it includes Captivate Draft, a pre-production tool for creating elearning storyboards. In this course, Adobe elearning evangelist Pooja Jaisingh walks through the foundations of using Captivate and Captivate Draft. She covers setting up your work environment, building animations using timeline and effects, adding graphics, and recording simulations and video demonstrations. Pooja also explores how to add quiz questions, create simple interactions, enable LMS reporting, and preview and publish your Captivate 9 projects to SWF and HTML5 format.


  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
1. Getting Started
  • Introduction to Adobe Captivate 9
  • What's new in Adobe Captivate 9
  • Captivate workspace tour
  • Viewing a completed project
2. Adobe Captivate Draft
  • Creating a storyboard
  • Reviewing a storyboard
  • Converting a storyboard to a Captivate project
3. Noninteractive Objects
  • Adding text
  • Adding graphics
  • Adding shapes
  • Adding audio
  • Generating text to speech
  • Adding video
  • Adding external animations
  • Using assets
4. Interactive Objects
  • Adding buttons and click boxes
  • Adding shape buttons
  • Adding rollover interactions
  • Adding states to objects
5. New Captivate Project
  • Modifying and saving a theme
  • Creating a new project
  • Creating a video splash screen
  • Creating timeline animations
  • Creating a click-based interaction
  • Applying effects
  • Adding a drag-and-drop interaction
6. Simulations and Video Demonstrations
  • Creating a video demonstration
  • Creating a simulation
  • Embedding external videos
7. Assessment
  • Modifying quiz properties
  • Adding assessment questions
  • Populating question slides
8. Before You Publish
  • Embedding webpages
  • Enabling accessibility
  • Adding closed captions
  • Enabling the playbar and table of contents
  • Enabling LMS reporting
9. Preview and Publish
  • Previewing options
  • Modifying publish settings
10. Responsive Projects
  • Creating a responsive project
  • Adjusting the size and position of objects
  • Recording responsive simulations
  • Creating responsive interactions
  • Enabling gesture navigation
  • Previewing and publishing
  • Next steps

Taught by

Pooja Jaisingh

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