Adobe Captivate 5 - Beginner

2 Hours, 53 Minutes


Delivery Method

UT Pro from United Training

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Course Overview

This course is designed for beginners and intermediate Adobe Captivate 5 users who want to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. You will learn how to explore the environment; create, update, publish, and organize projects; record and modify audio; and add quizzes. The course will cover how to enhance projects with animated text, highlight boxes, zoom boxes, and images. Learn all this from one of the best eLearning developers in the business.

Course Objectives

Introduction , Creating a Project , Getting Started , Creating Software Simulations , Enhancing a Project , Adding Quizzes , Publishing a Project , Conclusion

Course Prerequisites

Basic Microsoft Windows training or equivalent experience.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Getting Started

  • Opening a Project
  • Understanding the User Interface
  • Previewing a Project

3 - Creating a Project

  • Understanding New Project Options
  • Adding Text Captions
  • Understanding the Timeline
  • Preview Options
  • Saving the Project

4 - Creating Software Simulations

  • Choosing the Screen Resolution
  • Understanding Recording Modes
  • Recording in Demonstration Mode
  • Modifying Mouse Properties
  • Recording in Custom Mode
  • Understanding Click Boxes

5 - Enhancing a Project

  • Adding New Slides
  • Inserting Animated Text
  • Using Highlight Boxes
  • Adding Zoom Boxes
  • Inserting Images

6 - Adding Quizzes

  • Inserting Question Slides
  • Editing Question Properties
  • Modifying Quiz Preferences

7 - Publishing a Project

  • Resizing the Project
  • Using the Skin Editor
  • Exporting to Word
  • Publishing to Flash
  • Viewing Published Files

8 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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