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Mastering Adobe Captivate 2017 - Fourth Edition by Damien Bruyndonckx, Dr. Pooja Jaisingh

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Creating a Captivate Project from a PowerPoint presentation

In this section, you will convert the file you have viewed in PowerPoint, into a Captivate project.

Should you use .ppt or .pptx?Captivate can import both .ppt and .pptx files. However, when importing a .pptx file, it must first be converted to .ppt before being imported into Captivate. The conversion from .pptx to .ppt requires opening the file in PowerPoint. Consequently, PowerPoint must be installed on your computer when importing a .pptx file into Captivate. When importing a .ppt file, the conversion is not needed, and therefore PowerPoint is not mandatory.

Before starting with this exercise, make sure the PowerPoint presentation is closed. Perform the following steps to convert ...

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