Adobe Captivate Tutorials

Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Come back to this page often as our collection is always growing. If you have a request for a topic that you don’t find here, please feel free to use the comment section below. And as always we love to hear from you!

Adobe Captivate 7 


Adobe Captivate 7: Drag and Drop Interaction

Learn how to make eLearning fun with drag and drop games, quizzes, and learning modules that can run on desktops and iPads.


New Interactions in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn about the new learning interactions added in Adobe Captivate 7.


Enhanced Accessibility Support in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to create eLearning courses that address accessibility standards such as Section 508 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).


HTML5 Support for Powerpoint Courses in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish it directly to HTML5.


Drag and Drop Question in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to create a Drag and Drop question in Adobe Captivate 7.


Drag and Drop Interaction with Audio Feedback

Learn how to attach audio feedback to your drag and drop interactions in Adobe Captivate 7.


Adobe Captivate 7: YouTube Interaction

Learn how to stream YouTube videos within your courses with Adobe Captivate 7.


Adobe Captivate 7: Web page Interaction

Learn how to embed a browser interface within your Adobe Captivate 7 courses.


Adobe Captivate 7: Notes Interaction

Learn how to add the Notes interaction in your Adobe Captivate 7 courses to enable learners to add and edit notes as they take their courses.


The New Equation Editor in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to add complex mathematical equations, with operators and scientific symbols to courses using the multi-purpose equation editor from MathMagic.


Adobe Captivate 7: Shared Actions

Learn how to create and edit shared actions which can be reused across projects in Adobe Captivate 7.


Adobe Captivate 7: Publish HTML5 Courses to Adobe Connect

Learn how to enable pause and resume functionality in you Adobe Captivate 7 courses published on Adobe Connect.


Adobe Captivate 7: Twitter Collaboration

Learn how to enable social conversations within Adobe Captivate 7 courses with the enhanced Twitter widget.


Adobe Captivate 7: System Audio Recording and Editing

Learn how to record system audio along with narration in an Adobe Captivate 7 course.


Importing GIFT Formatted Questions in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to import GIFT formatted questions from external source to Adobe Captivate 7. We can import these questions to main filmstrip as well as to Question Pools.


Alternate Reporting support for HTML5 content in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to report an HTML 5 course to Internal Server configured within your organization. In this tutorial you will also learn how to use Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer.


Publishing to TinCan LMS using Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to publish to Learning Management Systems supporting TinCan APIs.


Quizzing Enhancements for HTML5 output in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn the enhancements for Quizzing feature in Captivate 7 in terms of HTML5 output. Learn about how effects can be used inside the question slides, and view them in HTML5 output.


Package the HTML5 content for devices using Adobe Captivate 7 App Packager

Learn how to combine the HTML5 output from Captivate 7 with other HTML5 animations from tools like Adobe Edge, and package them as apps for Android, iOS, and Metro Devices.


Right to Left Language Support in Adobe Captivate 7

Learn how to use Right-to-Left Languages inside Adobe Captivate 7 with the latest support for Arabic, Hebrew, and Urdu Languages.

Adobe Captivate 6

Round-trip with Microsoft® PowerPoint

Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. Bring in objects, animations and multimedia, easily update the content, and keep your PowerPoint and Adobe Captivate projects in sync with the dynamically linked import option.


Learn how to choose from attractive, professionally designed themes that blend backgrounds, styles, fonts, and layouts. Apply them across projects to maintain a consistent look and feel. You can also customize themes to suit your requirements.

Smart learning interactions

Learn how to insert aesthetically designed interactive elements to eLearning content with just a click. Simply select from a wide range of stunning out-of-the-box interactions like Process Cycle, Glossary, Accordion, Pyramid, Animated Rollover, and more, customize the content and appearance, and you’re done.


Learn how to tell your eLearning story more effectively using human characters. Select from a wide range of out-of-the-box actors making various gestures to give your eLearning a more personal touch. Set them against relevant backgrounds to make your scenarios look more realistic.

High-definition (HD) screencast

Learn how to easily create high-quality product demos with the new 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 it to YouTube with a single click.

Audio response

Learn how to make your eLearning more personal by providing audio responses in content and quizzes. Record voice, convert text to speech, or import external sounds, and play them back when learners click on an object.

Smart Shapes

Learn how to introduce the Audio workflows, we had a two-part series training session discussing different options available to add, record and edit audio, add Text-to-Speech, etc.


Learn how to add a new dimension to text, images, and even videos using reflections.

Object grouping

Learn how to group a set of smart shapes, images, or other objects so that you can work with them collectively. Resize, rotate, time, flip, move, or format all the objects in the group as if they were a single object.


Learn how to insert text hyperlinks to direct learners to other sections of the course or external sources for more information.

Text margins and custom bullets

Learn how to improve the appearance and readability of text by adding margins and custom bullets.

Adding Pre-tests

Learn how to use pre-tests to assess the knowledge, skill level, or training needs of individual learners. Based on the results, direct learners to the appropriate section, and quiz them at the end to gauge what they have learned.

Branch-aware quizzing

Learn how to calculate the final score of the branched quiz based only on the questions in the ‘branch’ viewed by the learner.

Partial and negative scoring

Learn how to assign a score to each correct option when a question has more than one correct answer. Discourage guesswork by penalizing learners for wrong answers.


Learn how to make eLearning content more effective and improve the percentage of successful outcomes using the all-new remedial workflow. When answering a quiz question incorrectly, let learners revisit the relevant section, understand the concept correctly, and retry the question.

HTML5 publishing

Learn how to deliver eLearning on the go. Now publish eLearning content as HTML5, and take your courses to mobile devices. Send scoring data to leading SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs and track learner progress.

iPad publishing

Learn how to take your eLearning to mobile iDevices. Create interactive eLearning content in a jiffy using the iPad and iPhone presets. Publish content as HTML5, for access using browsers on iPads and iPhones.

Pause and resume

Learn how to allow learners to pause and resume linear courses across devices. By publishing eLearning content as both SWF and HTML5, learners can begin the course on either their desktop or mobile device, pause it, and then resume it on the same or another device.

Integration with SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs

Learn how to be assured that your scoring data will integrate smoothly with your Learning Management System (LMS). Publish your courses effortlessly to leading LMSs like Moodle, Blackboard, Plateau, Saba, and

Submit All

Learn how to use the new Submit All feature in Adobe Captivate 6 to enable users to modify their choice for an answered question and submit all answers at once.

Text Effects

Learn how to apply text effects to the text in text captions, buttons, and smart shapes in Adobe Captivate 6.

Adding Playbar and Border

Learn how to add customized playback controls and border to your Adobe Captivate 6 courses.

Adding and Customizing Table of Contents

Learn how to add a Table of Contents to your Adobe Captivate 6 course and modify the properties and look-and-feel of TOC to suit your project requirements and specifications.

Screen Capture Enhancements

Learn about the screen capture enhancements which allow you to capture even the small changes in the screen including the mouse roll-over events. You will also learn about the new workflow to mark the unwanted slides for deletion during screen capture.

Screen with a Lightbox

Learn how to create a screen with a lightbox using Smart Shapes, Groups, and Advanced Actions features in Adobe Captivate 6.

Screen with Multiple Lightboxes

Learn how to create a screen with multiple lightboxes using Smart Shapes, Groups, and Advanced Actions features in Adobe Captivate 6.

Lightbox-style Menu

Learn how to create a lightbox-style menu using Smart Shapes, Groups, and Advanced Actions features in Adobe Captivate 6.


Accordion Interaction 

Learn how to add an Accordion interaction using the newly added smart learning interactions in Adobe Captivate 6.


Glossary Interaction

Learn how to add a Glossary interaction using the newly added smart learning interactions in Adobe Captivate 6.


Making Glossary available throughout the course.

Learn how to add a Glossary interaction using the newly added smart learning interactions in Adobe Captivate 6 and make it available throughout the course for the learners.


Jigsaw Interaction

Learn how to add Jigsaw Interaction into your eLearning courses, and configure them for the size and complexity.


Enhancements to Text-Entry-Box

Learn about various enhancements to the Text-Entry-Box which gives more control over TEB in terms of the inputs given.


Upload HTML5 courses to Adobe Connect

Learn how to upload HTML5 courses to Adobe Connect from Adobe Captivate.


Drag and Drop Interaction 


Recording System Audio


One-to-One Drag and Drop Interaction

Learn how to create a one-to-one Drag and Drop Interaction where the learner is required to place the soft toys correctly over their placeholders.


Many-to-One Drag and Drop Interaction

Learn how to create a many-to-one Drag and Drop Interaction where the learner has to segregate waste in four different bins.


Drag and Drop with Multiple Correct Answer Combinations

Learn how to create a Drag and Drop Interaction with multiple correct answer combinations with the help of this math exercise.


New Theme Buttons

Learn about the new theme buttons added to Captivate gallery folder.


New Playbar Widgets

Learn how to use the cool new playbar widgets in Adobe Captivate 6.


Drag and drop interaction: Dressing up the doll

Learn how to create an drag and drop interaction for replacing the drag source with a new drag source as soon as it is dropped on the target.


Hangman Interaction

Learn how to use the newly added hangman-type activity in Adobe Captivate 6.


Introduction to Adobe Captivate

Getting started with Adobe Captivate? Learn about the main features of Adobe Captivate 6 in this short video.


Advanced Actions & Variables: Image Slideshow

Learn how to create an Image Slideshow using the Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 6.

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