37 – Adobe Captivate

Down 4 places in 2019

Adobe Captivate is a tool for rapidly creating and maintaining interactive e-learning content.

Website: adobe.com/products/captivate.html
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 26
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 28

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 33   2017:  38    2016: 39    2015: 38    2014: 33     2013: 37
2012: 43   2011: 48     2010: 38    2009: 22    2008: 30     2007:17


Comments from some of those who selected Adobe Captivate as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Excellent course development and eLearning authoring tool. Also includes no-coding-required virtual reality development.” Professor, USA
  • “Adobe captivate has been the pioneer tool in rapid e-learning.” Instructional Designer, India
  • “I only have access to this tool at work, and use it mainly to create eLearning, mostly for recording software walkthrough narrated videos or simulations.” Digital Trainer, UK
  • “I build learning for the workplace but I teach graduate students how to teach. To build a quality digital asset, it takes time. I have not yet had enough time to build modules for my teaching class. But Captive has affordances to engage the learner.” Assistant Professor, USA
  • “Advantage is its price.” Instructional Designer, USA

How to use Adobe Captivate for Learning

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Adobe Captivate for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.