A free update to Adobe Captivate 7, (Adobe Captivate 7.0.1) is now available for download and installation through the Adobe Update Manager. Users of Adobe Captivate 7 who are not using Mavericks may update from the help menu in Captivate. (Help: Update) Mavericks users may do so via the Adobe Update Manager or download the update directly using this link. Please NOTE: This update requires that you delete the Layouts folder before launching Captivate 7.0.1. (You should make a backup copy of your original Layouts folder following the instructions below.)
Mavericks Installation instructions
To install the downloaded patch, you must first have Adobe Captivate 7 installed. If you are using an operating system that is pre OS X version 10.9, you can just download the update from the update manager in Captivate.(Help: Updates)
Important: Before using Adobe Captivate 7.0.1, ensure that you make a backup of the Layouts folder and delete it.
Layouts folder are present at :
Windows Location: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Adobe\eLearning Assets\
Mac Location: /Users//Documents/My Adobe Captivate Projects/
Once you’ve downloaded the patch, simply double click the downloaded file to install.
When the installation is complete, you will see a message stating that the update is complete: Click Close.
Launch Adobe Captivate, and choose Help > About Adobe Captivate. If the build number is displayed as 188.8.131.52, then the patch has been installed successfully.
What about Captivate 6 and 6.1 users who want to update to OS X Mavericks?
We are working actively on a patch that is expected to allow Captivate 6 and 6.1 users to run their copy of Adobe Captivate on OS X Mavericks Operating Systems. We expect those updates to be available in November or December.
As always, please feel free to leave comments and questions in the section below.