Adobe Captivate Guide

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Learn-Wise Training: ADOBE CAPTIVATE

Features of Adobe captivate

Adobe Captivate is a software that is used to build engaging eLearning modules. Use actors, voices, interactions, and quizzes to build your content.

More information can be found on Adobe’s website:

Publishing in Adobe Captivate

How to publish Captivate SCORM content in an LMS:

Go to File > Publish Settings

  • In the Quiz > Reporting section:
    • Enable reporting for this project must be selected
    • LMS: Other Standard LMSs
    • Standard: SCORM 2004
  • Click Configure > SCORM Version section:
    • Select 3rd edition

Go to File > Publish

  • Publish as: HTML5/SWF
  • Select Zip Files
  • Output Format: HTML5 must be selected (displayed as a darker shade of gray) and SWF must be deselected (displayed as a lighter shade of gray).
  • Click Publish


Uploading into your content/Library

  • Create a topic and upload your Adobe Captivate .zip file as a supplement file
  • Expand and select html


  • Create a Training Module
    • Under SCORM Module, select Yes
    • Upload your file as a .zip file
    • Click Save
    • Publish as desired

Uploading As non-scorm module

  • Create a Training Module
    • Under SCORM Module, select No
    • Select Yes for Content
    • Upload the zip file and choose htm as the player
    • Click Save and Assign

Your module will be uploaded to Learn-Wise and you will be able to add a Learn-Wise test, or keep the module as content only.


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