Adobe releases company’s category-leading eLearning authoring tool. Adobe Captivate 8 software recognizes the realities of today’s device-abundant world where authors are expected to cater to the learning needs of mobile users. The software drastically reduces the authoring effort by allowing trainers and educators to create once and deliver multi-screen responsive content without programming.
“While the demand for mobile learning content is growing exponentially, usage is low. In part, this is because of the effort and programming skills required to make a course suitable for mobile devices,” said Tridib Roy Chowdhury, General Manager and Senior Director of Products, Adobe. “Captivate 8 aims to solve that problem by making it easy for authors to create great looking, interactive eLearning content that plays appropriately on any device.”
Mobile learning is more than merely making eLearning content accessible on mobile devices. With Adobe Captivate 8, developers can leverage device-specific capabilities; such as GPS to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners, and gesture-based navigation to allow learners to tap, scroll, pinch, and swipe their way through courses. Additionally, Adobe Captivate 8 enables device aware eLearning by automatically detecting a learner’s device and delivering the most appropriate experience for it.
“Adobe Captivate 8 is a game changer,” said Josh Cavalier, president, Lodestone. “Tablets and Smartphones have become the primary way we consume information, and the new responsive design capabilities allow eLearning developers an innovative way to easily create engaging content for different form factors.”
Pricing and Availability
The new Adobe Captivate 8 is now available worldwide. Updates from Captivate 7 and Captivate 6 (and earlier) are INR 29484 and INR 73710, respectively