Captivate from Adobe is authoring software for rapid creation and maintainance of interactive eLearning content. It lets you create powerful simulations, software demonstrations, and scenario-based training without programming knowledge or multimedia skills.
A small increase in position this year for Adobe Captivate.
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Comments from some of those who selected Captivate as one of their Top Tools
“for the new responsive functionality” Sergey Snegirev, 2014
“although I hate it, I use it” Tricia Ransom, 2014
“I use this to develop courses” Zifang Su 2013
“creates all my short tutorials and is 508 Compliant…” Debra Robinson 2013
“increased use to develop E-Learning resources” Mark Rollins 2013
“This is the tool I normally use for software screen captures (although I also dabble with Camtasia).” Clive Shepherd
“A tool which simply does what is says on the tin. An easy to use screen capture tool which can be used for a wide range of e-learning. Probably the most used tool in this area I suspect ” Steve Rayson
“for flash cards, software sims, and branched scenarios” Patti Shank
“Captivate is how I develop self-paced e-learning content that is embedded within the instructor-led courses. Sometimes this is as simple as a graphic or flow chart with rollovers or hotspots; sometimes it’s a complex branching scenario. Captivate’s a good tool for all of it.” Christy Tucker
“A SERIOUS authoring tool for demos simulations, evaluation, and scenarios-based learning” Michael Hanley
- “I Use this one to create simulations and demonstrations, and decision making interactions.” Juan Antonio Ortiz