Adobe Captivate 8: Beyond the Essentials


Duration: 1 Day

Adobe Captivate 8: Beyond the Essentials” is a self-paced training manual that teaches the higher end, the more advanced functionality of Adobe Captivate. By following step-by-step instructions, you will improve your screen recording skills via project templates and by pre-editing your text captions. You’ll learn how to create and produce video projects that will enable you to record screen actions in real-time. Then, after learning how to import questions into Captivate using the GIFT format, you’ll learn how to create a random quiz using question pools and random question slides. Is creating responsive eLearning a hot topic in your corporate training initiative?

You’ll learn how to create eLearning lessons that reflow to fit on just about any kind of display (including desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones).
You’ll also learn how to create responsive projects from scratch, and how to edit and to produce responsive content. As your learning adventure continues, you’ll fine-tune your production skills by learning about object styles, master slides, themes, and advanced actions.
You’ll learn to engage the learner like never before by using variables.
You will learn how to create branching scenarios that will enable learners to plot their own learning paths.
You’ll ensure your eLearning and mLearning output can be used by people with disabilities by adding such 508-compliant features as accessibility text and closed captions.
You’ll learn about SCORM, AICC, TinCan, SCOs, Manifests, and how to upload a published lesson into a Learning Management System.

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor-Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor-Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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1 – Caption Pre-Editing
Software Simulations
Caption Pre-Editing

2 – Video Demos
Working with Video Demos
Zooming and Panning
Mouse Points

3 – Branching and Aggregating
Object Styles
Sharing Styles
Combining Projects

4 – Random Quizzes
GIFT Files
Question Pools
Random Question Slides

5 – Accessible eLearning
Accessibility and Captivate
Accessibility Text
Shortcut Keys
Closed Captioning
Tab Order

6 – Variables and Widgets
User Variables
Learning Interactions

7 – Actions
Standard Actions
Conditional Actions
Multiple Decision Blocks
Shared Actions

8 – Masters, Themes, and Templates
Template Placeholders

9 – Responsive Projects
Being Responsive
Creating Responsive Projects
Editing a Responsive Project
Positioning Objects

10 – Reporting Results
LMS Reporting Options
Manifest Files
Advanced Interaction
Content Packages
Uploading to an LMS