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Extending the reach of instruction: Getting started with creating online tutorials: Captivate

Spring 2011 E & O workshop (Amanda Albright, JoAnn Gonzalez-Major)


Adobe Captivate is an learning module development tool  which can be used to author software demonstrations, simulations, and randomized quizzes in Flash format. It can also be used for screencasts, podcasts, and the conversion of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to flash format for the web, CDs, or a course management system.

This page provides sample tutorials developed with captivate, and links to pdf documents and movies that will assist you in mastering Captivate. The majority of the tutorials were developed by Adobe designers and consultants.

Getting Started Tutorials

Captivate 5 Video Tutorials

Screen Recording and Software Simulation

Import from PowerPoint

Editing Projects

Quizzes and Assessments

Optimized User Interface

Animation Effects

Master Slides

Object Styles

Adding Audio to Captivate Slides

Converting Text to Speach

Multi-video Support and Synchronization