Adobe Captivate Examples, Templates, & Training

Adobe Captivate is an incredibly powerful and easy-to-use software program used by developers to create awesome and professional eLearning in a timely manner. Our template development team has devoted considerable resources to creating the best templates in the world for Adobe Captivate. Read through our articles that include examples and template highlights so you can also be a Captivate pro.

Fill in the Blank with These Captivate Templates

In traditional training and education, the learner is often given a sheet of paper and asked to write in the correct answers for themselves. This requires them to have a sharp memory, relying only on the questions asked for contextual clues. That’s the strength... read more

Captivate Introductions That Need No Introduction

In May, we announced a series of 8 new Captivate course introductions.  We were very proud of all of them, but for brevity’s sake, we only got around to showcasing 4 of them. Today we wanted to take a look at the other half of our inventory of animated intros,... read more

Get Comfortable in Your Captivate Player Skins

An oft-quoted nugget of wisdom advises us to love ourselves, to be accepting and patient with our own human flaws. In short, we ought to be comfortable in our own skin. Believe it or not, the same advice applies to eLearning courses. They want to feel valued and... read more

4 New Adobe Captivate Drag and Drop Templates

Our human minds crave order. Even if you think of yourself as a particularly messy or carefree person, your brain still likes the things in your life to fit into neat boxes, for things to have structure, and make sense. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the very... read more

Blue Collar Captivate Templates

As long as we humans continue to expand and develop our existing civilizations, we are going to need people on the front lines, growing and maintaining our infrastructure and creating the goods needed to expand our society. And as long as people... read more

3 New Captivate Knowledge Checks to Put Into Action

One handy utility of Adobe Captivate is the option to include shared actions. Simply put, a shared action allows you to create a certain action or protocol within a course (for instance, having feedback pop up after selecting an answer) and repeat it in multiple parts... read more

Celebrating 50 eLearning Best Practices

This article marks my fiftieth publication on the eLearning Brothers blog. I wouldn’t be a true training and development professional if I didn’t take the opportunity to reflect on what I’ve learned. Come follow along this summary post where I highlight the top 50... read more

5 Ways to Get Rid of Designer’s Block

Anyone who works in a creative capacity understands the issue of [fill in the blank] block. It’s an irritating occurrence that silently creeps into your creative process and brings it to a grinding halt.  Whether you’re a writer, graphic artist, or eLearning designer,... read more

2 New Geolocation Templates for Adobe Captivate 9

We live in an increasingly global society. A few short centuries ago, the world was divided into two hemispheres that knew nothing of one another. Dividing even further, most people were isolated to their own particular kingdoms, tribes, and city-states, even if... read more

How Do You Stand Out as an eLearning Designer?

Maybe you’ve been working as an eLearning designer for a decade, or maybe just for a year. Either way, you want to make sure you stand out from the crowd. You want to be the person with whom internal or external clients choose to work, the designer your manager... read more

Introducing International Cutout People

The Cutout People library is one of the most highly-used products we have and with good reason. Bringing in a human element as a host helps to draw attention to important points in your eLearning. They also facilitate conversation scenarios and allow you to create... read more

How to Bring Data Sharing to Your eLearning Courses

There is a good chance you may have never heard about Firebase. It’s a great service for web developers that began by focusing on instant data sharing across users and devices. Google bought it not too long ago and has expanded its services. “What is instant data... read more

A Fresh Choice of Captivate Templates

Creating eLearning courses day in and day out can be a daunting—and sometimes repetitive—task. What do you do when you’re looking for a fresh look to your latest Adobe Captivate course? Take a look at the over 300 eLearning templates we provide in the Assets... read more

Color and Shape Workflow for Captivate Themes

When I have a customer and I create more than one course for them, I continue to use the same branding. Once upon a time, I used to spend a solid day in Illustrator or Photoshop customizing random backgrounds. Have you ever done that? Such a huge waste of time! Have... read more

Four Ways to Communicate a Decision in Captivate

A branching scenario is always good for walking learners through a real-world situation from the safety of their computer. It’s like training wheels: even if the learner fails, they don’t fail too spectacularly, and they learn what to do differently in the... read more

Developer Diaries: How To Make Your Own Fonts

I was once asked by someone inquiring about what I do for a living, “Do you know how to make your own fonts?” “Erm… No,” was my reply. “Why not?” he asked. “I don’t know…” I decided to create my own font to see what the process would be like. Here’s my... read more

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