Welcome to Macromedia Captivate
Macromedia« CaptivateÖ is a professional software tool for quickly creating
interactive demonstrations and simulations in a variety of formats including
Flash (SWF) and EXE. Anyone who needs to develop online product demonstrations,
software simulations for e-learning, or online tutorials for user support will
find Captivate an ideal solution. Captivate includes everything you need to
record actions in any application and instantly create a simulation.
Captivate enables you to add customized text captions, audio (voice-overs,
background music, and sound effects), video, Flash animations, text animations,
images, hyperlinks, and more to your movies. A small file size and high
resolution make Captivate simulations and demonstrations easy to publish online
or burn to CD for use in training, sales, marketing, or user support.
If you use Captivate to create e-learning content, you can add realistic, fully
interactive question slides, buttons, click boxes, and text entry boxes.
Captivate is SCORM 1.2 and 2004 certified and AICC compliant, allowing
effortless integration with any Learning Management System (LMS), Macromedia
Authorware, or Questionmark Perception.
Where do I go from here?
To obtain a quick plan for creating a demonstration or simulation, read Basic
steps for using Captivate.
For an orientation to the Captivate user interface, read About the work
To read about the latest features, see What's new in Captivate.
Copyrights and trademarks
Copyright © 2001 - 2005 Macromedia, Inc. and its licensors. All rights
reserved. Macromedia, the Macromedia logo, and Captivate are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc. in the United States and/or other
countries. Other marks are the properties of their respective owners.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice. The software
described in this document is furnished under a license agreement or
nondisclosure agreement. The software may be used or copied only in accordance
with the terms of those agreements. No part of this publication may be
reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or any
means electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording for any
purpose other than the purchaser's personal use without the written permission
of Macromedia, Inc..
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San Diego, California 92130
This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
LAME (MP3 encoder) Supply of this product does not convey a license nor imply
any right to distribute content created with this product in revenue-generating
broadcast systems (terrestrial, satellite, cable and/or other distribution
channels), streaming applications (via Internet, intranets and/or other
networks), other content distribution systems (pay-audio or audio-on-demand
application sand the like) or on physical media (compact discs, digital
versatile discs, semiconductor chips, hard drives, memory cards and the like.
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