Who Uses This Software?

Commercial Organizations with focus on Learning.


Average Ratings

53 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $4.00/month/user
    See pricing details
  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Adobe
  • www.adobe.com/
  • Founded 1982
  • United States

About Adobe Captivate Prime

A full featured LMS with a learner-first approach that empowers you to setup, deliver, and track learning all by yourself. Maximize learning impact by developing skill-based learning programs. Foster a learning culture using gamification and mobile learning. Play all kinds of content seamlessly with our Fluidic Player, that also allows note-taking to facilitate revision.


Adobe Captivate Prime Features

  • Academic / Education
  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Built-In Course Authoring
  • Certification Management
  • Corporate / Business
  • eCommerce
  • Gamification
  • Gradebook
  • Mobile Learning
  • Skills Tracking
  • Social Learning
  • Student Portal
  • Synchronous Learning
  • Testing / Assessments
  • Training Companies
  • Video Conferencing
  • Academic / Education
  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Built-In Course Authoring
  • Certification Management
  • Content Management
  • Corporate / Business
  • eCommerce
  • Employee Training
  • Engagement Monitoring
  • Gamification
  • Media Management
  • Skills Tracking
  • Social Learning
  • Student Portal
  • Synchronous Learning
  • Testing / Assessments
  • Training Companies
  • Video Conferencing
  • Virtual Classroom
  • Academic / Education
  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Built-In Course Authoring
  • Certification Management
  • Corporate / Business
  • eCommerce
  • Gamification
  • Learning Management (LMS)
  • Mobile Learning
  • Simulation
  • Skills Tracking
  • Social Learning
  • Student Portal
  • Synchronous Learning
  • Testing / Assessments
  • Training Companies
  • Video Conferencing

Adobe Captivate Prime Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Adobe Captivate Prime offers programs that help the training of employees and staff.

May 13, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I think that this is a great approach to having ideas from staff being put into the roll of training others that will come after them, into similar rolls.

Cons: It takes a long time to get all of the tutorials up and running to the way that you like them. Sometimes I wonder if I am too critical.

A really interesting and time consuming way to organize learning modules for training company peeps.

May 11, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I think that there are really no programs like this one, in the world of reaching people within the company with quick or lengthy tutorials.

Cons: I think that they should spent time polishing up some of the lesser used features. New people will face a steep learning curve.

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May 07, 2018
3/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Captivate prime offers an easy to use interface well suited to employee training. It provides a flexible approach to learning/training creation while also providing gamification or similar learning plan designs expected of a modern learning management system. I found the interface easy to work with and was able to quickly create trainings for my professional development initiatives. The mobile friendly approach is key to engage faculty or others whose time is limited.

Cons: Although this tool holds some wonderful features, ease of use will have you trading some of the higher powered features you would see in a traditional learning management system. This may not be a significant "con" - I would recommend captivate prime for professional development and similar trainings, but likely wouldn't recommend it for traditional or blended classroom experiences.

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It allows simulations and demonstrations of software at a distance, and excellent presentations

Apr 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It allows to add several types of objects to a slide, such as: standard Captivate objects, drawing objects, widgets, text, image, video and audio animations

Cons: Its main disadvantage is that it is a relatively new product and most users of this type of software have not used it

Incredible plattform for eLearning delivery

Apr 26, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: If you are evaluating design alternatives you must prove Adobe Captivate Prime, there are a lot of possibilities of create an very attractive UI for learners, also check the Solving Problem blog that have a wonderfull and usefull features

Pros: Great capabilities fro design, very good options in socialising contents, goods engagements options as badges, also permit design your owns. Others features as integration with Adobe Creative Suite made of Adobe Captivate a must have for all whos design an learning and elearning programs

Cons: We dont have a significative cons on the use of the trial period, in fact all of our requirements of design related to quality UI, easy of use, social features, was covered. We only add more Gamming options to make it better

I use this daily and once I used it for awhile, I love it.

Apr 20, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The user end is great. I can roll out refresher training that reps can take at their desks with little interruption.

Cons: It takes longer to build the program than others expect. To do anything special, it takes quite awhile to put together.

Overall: Refresher training is much easier.

complementary

Apr 19, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: excellent complemente to be able to manage my condition as a user in products adobe updates and keeps you informed

Cons: It is a system that as far as I am concerned fully complies with what was promised, they should improve customer service

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Nice capabilities but not very intuitive

Apr 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ability to do so much with training/videos. Appreciate the partnership they have with Learning Brothers...it really adds value to the product.

Cons: Not intuitive. I usually upload a PowerPoint file and it doesn't always come across correctly, which requires a lot of back and forth between the two products.

Overall: Ability to create videos from PowerPoint slide decks.

A magnificent tool, is able to enhance engagement and with this tool plus your creativity you can create magic. simply excellent

Apr 17, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Fantastic tool..

Pros: the graphical interface, the multiple options that it offers you, how easy it is to use it, in short "an experience for the user".

Cons: few own options for communication, integration or socialization among the participants, is not decisive, but increases the cost and complexity at the time of putting together an interactive training.

Great Tool

Apr 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: pretty intuitive to use and user friendly, especially in a situation such as mine where it was self-taught

Cons: I would like to see the interface updated to a flat UI with much more modern animations without having to import from a custom flash object.

Adobe Captivate Prime

Apr 17, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very nice software, functions and tools are layed out clearly and it's easy to find out how to edit a certain thing.

Cons: Sometimes when using a file that has been converted or when using copied images it messes up the lay-out of the document

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Works flawlessley with other Adobe programs for E-Learning

Apr 10, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We use Adobe for document tracking, layout of publications and more. The learning curve wasn't as high for our team since the typical layout in the program is used. Also, we are able to integrate our other publications into the training flawlessly

Cons: Training new users takes a lot longer on this platform than on others. If a user is not familiar with Adobe products, plan properly for that learning curve.

I have used this to record some demos for training purposes.

Apr 10, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The learning curve was pretty low and the quality was pretty high. That made for a good experience overall. The quality of the product is quite high all in all.

Cons: Nothing really. I am not a huge consumer of this kind of software. I needed it to record some demos and it worked quite well for that.

Overall: I was able to quickly record some demos for online training sessions.

We used this software at the college and at the studio, during masterclasses.

Apr 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's actually one of the best platforms to setup, manage and track a learning team / learners that want to participate in a virtual course, masterclass, especially for e-learning and studying from abroad. Ideal for short courses, training, presentations, professional coaching etc.

Overall: To set up and manage learners during masterclass and short courses. Everything was fine and overall I and my team were really satisfied with managing this professional platform.

I use Adobe Captivate Prime to create content.

Mar 30, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like that Adobe Captivate Prime allows me to do things I cannot do with more basic software and that there are so many features.

Cons: I find that Adobe Captivate Prime can be very complicated. Like most Adobe products, it is not very intuitive.

adobe excellent complement for browsers

Mar 28, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: the best of adobe, is that thanks to its accessories you can access pages, without losing or complicating

Cons: what I did not like about adobe, is that sometimes it sends you to update, and it does not let you enter some pages

Very useful for creating tutorial videos

Mar 22, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is so smooth and effective, can practically create anything using Adobe Captivate. Support is commendable.

Cons: It has a steep .learning curve, the user can only create once he is fully trained and dedicated to only creating videos.

I'm a hands on type of person

Mar 20, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: I like that I can track the LMS myself. It helps me to know what direction we need to go in real time.

Cons: The setup process was long and a little tedious but was necessary, they helped with training though.

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An Instructional Design Tool I Can't Live Without

Mar 17, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Adobe Captivate's features scale to the user's skill and desire of depth of customization. One could make a simple slideshow with a voice-over and publish in video form or one could create a highly interactive, custom-coded, and immersive SCORM or SAML unit with several programmed learning paths all available on mobile devices of different sizes and PC/Mac.

Cons: I would like to see the interface updated to a flat UI with much more modern animations without having to import from a custom flash object.

Overall: I utilize this as an instructional system designer to create courses while are delivered to the user via an LMS. Using SCORM reporting, thanks to Adobe Captivates ability to export in SCORM, we've been able to track problem areas in our courses by analyzing the usage data. This is a CPI that would not have otherwise been able to realize without utilizing a hearty instructional design tool.

great for course creation

Mar 13, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: So we have an instructional designer who uses this program to create courses. The great thing is that it works well with the rest of the products that are part of the adobe suite. Furthermore it's a great asset for our graphic designer as well. It serves multiple functions and a great buy.

Cons: My only issue is that it seems to have a steeper learning curve because of all the options, this can be a bit confusing but once you get passed the initial hump it's a great tool.

Overall: Our instructional designer uses this for the most part and sometimes I use it for our team when I need to create a financial webinar.

I really like the application adobe captivate. I appreciate the ease of use and the new features2018

Mar 12, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Captivate makes it very easy to take a PowerPoint presentation and turn it into a beautiful elearning tutorial in a short time.

Cons: While I like the cloud features, there is not currently a cloud storage feature with the subscription. Because these projects often take up large amounts of space

Overall: I like the ability to create technology simulations fairly easily

A great tool for building training videos

Mar 07, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love that it's intuitive to use. There are a lot of functions at first, but you get to know what everything is and then it's pretty easy. The ability to create e-learning training videos easily is fantastic.

Cons: There's a lot going on if you don't know what you're doing - it can get a bit confusing. There are some glitches that happen a fair bit, like freezing or shutting down on me. And the cost is pretty high.

Overall: The ability to create easy e-learning video tutorials

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Many features but quite a few work around, that can be quite frustrating to work with.

Mar 07, 2018
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Lots of different functionality within the application, to create dynamic and responsive projects. Many different avenues to run through so that users of the project won't be bored.

Cons: The customer support is not helpful. I have had multiple situations where myself or my coworker have run into an issue and it is quite hard to convey it to the support staff. They don't appear to be experts in their own application, which makes it hard to explain the issue.

Overall: It is good if you have the ability to fully train a staff member on how to use the application. The user needs to be focused on this as their primary job if you want to produce a quality project.

Not a lot of improvement from past versions.

Feb 15, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 6.0/10 Not
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Pros: It's Captivate. It's the best option for turning a power point presentation into SCORM content available right now.

Cons: I've been using the program since Captivate 6 and there's not a whole lot of upgrade or improvements made to the newer versions. They typically lock-up my system, while others don't.

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The most powerful eLearning authoring software I've used...

Feb 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: As everything coming from Adobe, this is spectacular! There is practically NOTHING you can't do with it!! I come from video editing and animation using the Adobe suite, so it feels like I already know a bunch of features and things I see in Captivate. For the time I've used it I can say is quite easy to use, even when it has a lot of features and options.

Cons: It can get quite complex to use if you want to get to know all the features. Its a bit confusing. I suggest you read the manuals or watch a tutorial first.

Overall: We can easily and quickly create stunning eLearning contents for our clients!!

Sometimes clunky and difficult to train people how to use it to complete their training.

Feb 08, 2018
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: The gamification of badges and scores make learning more fun. The ability to print completion certificates is a nice touch.

Cons: The complicated interface and the inability to "test out" of programs without viewing the whole lesson is frustrating.

Extremely powerful but unintuitive

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: This is an excellent tool for software simulations. Users can track and recreate clicks, interactions, and typing. Indicators on screen are clear and visible, and Captivate allows for pauses and narration. Speaking purely from an eLearning development perspective, this software is about as powerful and functional as most people will need, and the end product turns out easy to use and pleasing to look at.

Cons: As with most Adobe software, Captivate is *not* intuitive. It has a wealth of functionality, much of which is buried in thick menus or dozens of buttons. Users will need to invest time in reading guides and experimenting with the program. It is not something most people will be able to pick up and dive into.

Overall: Enhanced software simulations and professional, polished final products.

Great Training Tool

Nov 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its functionality is so smooth. It's an easy platform for users of all skill sets and an excellent tool for skill enhancement.

Cons: Hard to come up with many cons of substance, but a small one would be that it times the software can seem a bit bulky/clunky. There is a lot of information and options. Not necessarily a bad thing.

Overall: Great training, skill enhancement tool

It is a good software and I recommend try it.

Nov 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It is excellent software, easy to use, not to complicated, good price, best support and easy setup software.

Cons: It is difficult to say something I do not like about this great product. Sometimes it doesn't let me do everything I'd like to do.

I believe this is a fantastic sofware for its time, but I think it has a long way to go.

Nov 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The biggest pro is that the software has a ton of capabilities. I give it a 5 in overall quality because I think what Adobe has done is fantastic in terms of the other competition. When I compare it to other e-Learning softwares I think Adobe Captivate Prime takes the cake with the LMS integration, and easy to understand (not intuitive without training) features, the software is ahead of its time.

Cons: I think other e-Learning creation tools will start to pass up Adobe Captivate Prime if they do not continue to make updates to make it easier to use. Users need to go through intense training to learn how to use the software (let alone to understand the educational philosophies of creating a good training). I think we will see a day when there is very little to no training required in order to navigate e-Learning creation software.

Overall: E-Learning is a great way to provide corporate training and has a lot of practical applications. Adobe allows for customized e-Learning courses with many options to the admins.

Easy to use with high quality results

Oct 25, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It has been so easy for my team to learn how to use the software and we continue to find uses for the product

Overall: Ease of use with high quality products.

Cool features but very buggy

Oct 16, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software Adobe Captivate Prime provides a lot of flexibility to do elaborate and intricate projects.

Cons: Adobe Captivate Prime is very buggy. It crashed easily and often and I lost a lot of work on multiple occasions.

We use Captivate Prime for our Online Course Content

Oct 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ease of creating a slide deck that is graphically pleasing. The ability to upload to SCORM compliant LMS systems in multiple formats is also a plus.

Cons: The number of clicks to create multiple layers within the system and the amount of time it takes to learn all the different features and how they interact.

Overall: Creation of online software and the ability to store legally defensible online learning content.

You'll love it if you are an adobe fan

Aug 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What's great about captivate is that it works really well with the rest of the adobe suite, so if you started your career as a graphic designer you'd be able to transition to a career such as instructional design with that background alone. It's very easy to use and pick up and if you've other e-authoring tools like storyline and lectora you'll feel right at home. Great piece of software.

Cons: I found it harder to pick up than I did storyline and I think this is because of my experience with powerpoint and the fact that I learned that first. It's also not as robust as storyline however, this is offset by the adobe suite.

Overall: it's useful for creating e learning courses

Fun to play around with

Aug 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use and there are several videos and support that can be found on the internet if help is needed.

Cons: Sometimes it's hard to adjust to a new program/software, but Adobe software systems seem to be pretty easy to adjust to.

The easiest, quickest LMS I've ever used

Aug 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: 1. In less than two hours, I had set up Captivate Prime. I had no hassles or problems.
2. The menus and options are easy to understand and look modern.
3. Despite the ease of use, I can do just about anything I'd want an LMS to do with Prime.
4. I can set up user roles and permissions at six different levels, including Learner.
5. I can set up external users, those outside my organization, and send them all a link to let them set up their own login and password, saving me a lot of time and ensuring greater security.
6. Prime lets me set up sets of skills for learners to achieve and tie them to learning objectives.
7. I can upload courses, videos, PowerPoint, PDF files and more and they show nicely using Prime's Fluidic Player.
8. There's a free app to use Prime on mobile devices.
9. The Reports that Prime generates out of the box are very nice, and I can also create my own.
10. There are gamification and branding options too.

Cons: It would be nice if Adobe offered trials longer than 30 days for those who want to try out the product because it can take a while to really put it through its paces.

Good

Jun 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It allows me to easy navigate to the places I want to get to without getting frustrated and lost.

Cons: Sometimes there's too much information that I don't need. Would like an easy way to hide that.

Very good. Streamlined.

Jun 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The software is extremely easy to use and has a streamlined UI that is very easy to navigate.

Cons: It can be a little buggy sometimes, but nothing too bad.

Adobe continues to provide great eLearning development tools - Captivate is the best!

Jun 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ability to create vibrant and effective online learning courses without a great deal of training.

Overall: I can create a set of modular courses or a single course with multiple modules. The flexibility and navigational options meet my every branching need.

ABSOLUTLEY LOVE!!!

Jun 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Best training software that I have ever used!!! Was able to create trainings, quizes, presentations for in glass room group training, complete training for center overseas with out having to leave my desk! Success rate was amazing!

Cons: It took some time to figure it out. I was self taught, there are so many features and functions that you could do anything with it, as long as you knew what you were doing.

Overall: Best software for training! I would recommend it to anyone!

By far not as easy as described

May 30, 2017
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: will probably work well with other adobe products. the layout is very simple, so learners will easily find their way. for the administrator there is not much to adjust.

Cons: not all created courses show up when creating a learning program. no way to find out why. if the forums do not help, it is not possible to contact adobe, at least in my country

Fluidic Player for future referencing is great

Mar 12, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: User-friendly features

Cons: accessibility in other countries

Overall: One of best applications for improving soft skills, it is that type of application where you can access the modern application development requirement of present world

Recommendations to other buyers: Nope

It's a powerful software and would probably be 5 stars if I only had time to learn it better!

Feb 17, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: pretty intuitive to use and user friendly, especially in a situation such as mine where it was self-taught

Cons: sometimes hard to find (remember!) what is where in terms of features and click buttons

Overall: Over the years, I've learned how to use Adobe Captivate using the 'self-taught' method. So I know there's even more to it than I'm utilizing, but it's still pretty simple to pick-up and start using after a bit of normal trial-and-error. But very powerful...pretty user friendly...and pretty intuitive.
It was originally designed for tracking and recording on-screen directions/tutorials, but I've used it primarily as a enhanced PowerPoint presentation with voiceovers, navigation, etc.
Solid software and one that can really enhance your online training content!

Recommendations to other buyers: try your best to dedicate some time to truly learn the software instead of when crunched for time to develop/publish a new piece of online training content (or whatever your end product is)

Useful but incredibly buggy

Feb 01, 2017
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Captivate worked fairly well for my purposes but was incredibly buggy. Crashed repeatedly, spent several hours and wasted many work days trying to figure it out with customer support.

Great eLearning Creation Tool

Jan 30, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It was time to move to a new software for our online development courses. Previously we were using those native to our provider. We wanted something with more options, more updated tools and something easy to use. Classes need to be updated - it's a fact of life. The updating has to be easy or no one will ever do it. That's where we were before switching to Captivate. Now everything else easier to navigate, easier to publish.

Awesome interactions and videos for e-learning

Jan 25, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Various options for e-learning.

Cons: Harder learning curve.

Overall: Captivate is a great tool for creating interactive activities for e-learning and self-study material as well as capturing screen activities in a video format. Easy to use and great value for the cost.

So Far So Good.

Jan 05, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Quick start features. Asset library. Testing function. Responsive design

Cons: No issues. Cost effective.

Overall: We're in the process of shoring up our training tools and we settled on Captivate to help us with some of the re-building. It's got some great features and very helpful quick start tools. We've developed our first module and have had no major concerns. So far so good.

A little cumbersome

Jan 05, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Captivate is useful and intricate but can sometimes be frustrating. The quality of the finished product is great, but nothing marvelous - other programs can do the same job, much simpler such as Storyline.

I found it very difficult to install

Jan 03, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: Purchased a captivate subscription but found it very difficult to re-install once I switched computers. I spent 30-45 minutes on Adobe's website combing through links, installed Creative Cloud (was not the answer) until I finally searched a backdoor link.

Good for Pros. Not great for small companies looking for simple solutions

Dec 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Robust features

Cons: Difficult to use if you don't have experience

Overall: Captivate is definitely a robust tool, and it would be ideal for mid-size - enterprise companies. If you're a small startup, or have humble training needs or experience, I would look elsewhere.

Recommendations to other buyers: Be sure you also search LMS accounts. You won't be able to use this without it. At least not very easily.

Easy to use, quality results

Dec 06, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Adobe Captivate is a must for those looking to produce Software Simulations for the purpose of training. Note: Captivate is not currently compatible with high resolutions screens and therefore results may vary after download. Our company recently released an ROI software system and Captivate has been crucial in training our staff on how to use this tool.

Top notch, but not easy!

Oct 24, 2016
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Best program to utilize to create your e-learning content. Great features and add ons and themes. However, the program is not easy to use!

Good Authoring Tool but has bugs

Oct 04, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Familiar platform.

Cons: Quiz feature will not work properly if course is narrated and has content located after quiz. Quix features should be upgraded.

Overall: Captivate 9 has contained some really nice features. Some work properly but others do not. This can be frustrating if you create a course surrounding a certain functionality, only to realize the bugs have not been quite worked out. With that said - the partner plug-ins with E-learning Bros is fantastic and a welcome addition.

Recommendations to other buyers: If you are familiar with Captivate from previous versions, then you know what to expect. New to the program people should perform their research.