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With new Adobe Captivate 9 you can create virtually any kind of aesthetically attractive and instructionally sound eLearning. Go seamlessly from storyboarding to responsive eLearning and everything else in-between using a single easy-touse
tool. Dip into the exclusive 25,000+ asset store to enrich your content. Enjoy
the power of being able to create amazing courses that run seamlessly across desktops and mobile devices.
Top Reasons to buy Captivate 9
Multiscreen responsive eLearning authoring -- Author as you always have -- content rearranges itself for the new tablet and mobile views. Tweak content for a specific device, and use the in-product preview to see how your project will appear on various screens using five breakpoints. Publish as a single project and automatically deliver the most appropriate experience for your learner’s device.
All-new intuitive user interface -- Call on the power-packed functionalities of Adobe Captivate 9 from within a intuitive UI that makes authoring easy and efficient. Enjoy authoring with an interface that is simple enough for subject matter experts and powerful enough for experienced users.
Adobe Captivate Draft -- Convert your ideas into storyboards complete with eLearning
elements such as content and question slides, branching logic, and more. Create storyboards in minutes using the all-new app*, and share them for real-time, collaborative reviewing on the cloud; reviewers do not need to have either the app or Adobe Captivate. Simply import your storyboards into Adobe Captivate 9, and publish them, to seamlessly generate responsive projects.
Multistate objects -- Power up your eLearning with less elbow grease using object states on
steroids. Improve retention by enabling learners to interact with objects in ways never seen before. Make complex workflows achievable with just a few clicks by triggering an unlimited number of custom or in-built states, for each object, including smartshapes, images, text, buttons and more. Easily edit states using the States timeline.
Responsive Motion Effects without programming -- Create eLearning that rocks with fluid
object transitions that include motion paths and rotations, even in responsive projects. Define Linear, Custom or Scribble motion paths to completely control the way objects move. Preview
animations on hover, and see how effects play out relative to other objects on the integrated Effects and Project timeline. Deliver a superior responsive learning experience by designing different effects for different devices. Integrate multi-state objects with customizable effects to create more impactful courses.
Asset store -- Draw on the newly minted library of 25,000+ assets including games,
interactions, layouts, scenarios, people cutouts, and much more, to dress up your courses. Developed exclusively for Adobe Captivate 9 users, the library will be updated regularly so that your content will always dazzle.
Best-in-class HTML5 publishing -- Import your PowerPoint project into Adobe Captivate 9 and retain text, shapes, audio, and animations, when you publish them directly to HTML5. Make your eLearning content more mobile with full support for scalable HTML5, mobile themes, play bar, and the ability to pause and resume anywhere, anytime, and on virtually any device. Also publish HTML5 courses directly to Adobe Captivate Prime or Adobe Connect.
Best-in-class screen capture -- Generate robust software simulations with multiple learning
modes in a single recording session by capturing all on-screen actions, including mouse
movements, system audio and keyboard activity. Create a single responsive screen capture project that plays seamlessly across devices. Adobe Captivate detects screen activity in the recording window and automatically pans to those areas to create screen capture output for the tablet and mobile views.
Comprehensive quizzing -- Create a wide range of attractive quizzes by customizing out-ofthe-box quiz templates. Include more question types like matching, short answer, and
fill-in-the-blanks. Leverage HTML5 support to deliver quizzes across all devices. Convert the
standard success, failure, or hint captions to a variety of smart shapes for more effective feedback to learner selections.
Multidevice previews -- View exactly how your content will look on desktops, tablets and mobile phones. Preview your project on stage or browser selecting from five resolution breakpoints, or use the free Adobe Edge Inspect app to see how it will look on a physical mobile device. Check how your courses will appear on various screens, vertically or horizontally, using the in-preview scroll functionality.
Gesture-enabled mobile Learning -- Use the multitouch technology embedded in current
user interfaces to allow learners to tap, scroll, pinch, and swipe their way through courses. Leverage gesture support to enable more instinctive interaction between the learner and the content.
Geo-location support -- Utilize the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners. Create assessments that require learners to be at a particular geo-location. Set location parameters easily using the integration of Google Maps with Adobe Captivate 9.
Publish to Adobe Captivate Prime and other LMSs -- Get your training content out to your
learners with a single click, thanks to the new self-service LMS, Adobe Captivate Prime. The
tight integration of Adobe Captivate and Adobe Captivate Prime ensures a superior learning
experience for users, while keeping you in control of your learning environment. Optionally, publish your courses effortlessly to other leading LMSs.
Text to speech -- Keep learners tuned in to your content thanks to automatic voice-over functionality that turns text into high-quality speech in a few clicks. Need to change the text? Just click once to update the audio.
High-definition screencast -- Easily create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-avideo
workflow. Edit video and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. Insert a talking head or another video in a picture-in-picture format. Publish to YouTube with a single click.
Relative smart positioning of objects -- Easily define the relative position of objects with respect to screen borders or other objects, maintaining content and layout integrity across devices.
Responsive drag-and-drop interactions -- Make eLearning fun with drag-and-drop games,
quizzes, and learning modules that can run on any device. Choose from a variety of relationships between the drag item and drop target to implement learning outcomes more visually. Provide customizable audio feedback to every drag-and-drop attempt.
Accessibility support -- Expand your outreach to defense, government, and educational
organizations. Easily create simulations and demonstrations that address accessibility standards, such as Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). To
help ensure that everyone can access your content, define text equivalents, insert clickable areas that allow keyboard access, and more.
Device-aware eLearning delivery -- Publish your responsive project to leading LMSs as a
single project. The project will automatically detect your learner’s device and deliver the most appropriate experience for it.
Shared Advanced Actions -- Use Advanced Actions to enable conditional or multiple actions
in an interaction or across projects. Create Shared Action templates to use across modules and projects. Drag and drop shared actions from an external library to your current project to reuse them. Now enhance shared actions with variable parameterization.
Native app publisher -- Publish your course as an app to multiple mobile platforms, such as
iOS, Android, and Windows RT (Metro apps), simultaneously and with a single click, right from
within Adobe Captivate using the Adobe PhoneGap** service.
*the app is currently available only for iPad on the Apple iOS App Store.
**Requires separate purchase of PhoneGap.