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Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Captivate

Since its introduction in 2004, Captivate has always been the industry-leading solution for authoring eLearning content. At the beginning, it was a very simple screen-capture utility named FlashCam. In 2002, a company named eHelp acquired FlashCam and turned it into an eLearning authoring tool named Robodemo. In 2004, another company called Macromedia acquired eHelp and changed the name of the product one last time. Macromedia Captivate was born. A few months later, Adobe acquired Macromedia and, consequently, Macromedia Captivate became Adobe Captivate.

As the years passed, Adobe released Captivate 2, Captivate 3 and Captivate 4, adding tools, objects, and features along the way. One of the most significant ...

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