|TOP REASONS TO BUY ADOBE 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.
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.
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 realtime, 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
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 customisable 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 customising out-of-the-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
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—Utilise 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-a-video 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 customisable audio feedback to every drag-and-drop attempt.
Accessibility support—Expand your outreach to defence, government and educational organisations. 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 parameterisation.
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.