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


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