Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate 2017

Steps to Convert PPT PowerPoint into eLearning using Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate is a one-stop solution for all the rapid, responsive and interactive eLearning requirements.

In this blog we will go through the process of converting PowerPoint presentations (instructor-led training PPT deck) into interactive and engaging e-learning courses using the Html5 authoring tool Adobe captivate 2017.

Step 1:

Open the PowerPoint presentation that you want to convert into eLearning course.

Step 2:

Figure out the required changes in the PowerPoint; and it is recommended to remove the slides which are unwanted.


Step 3:

Open Adobe Captivate 17.


Step 4:

Select “FROM POWERPOINT” from the available options and then click CREATE


Step 5:

Browse your PowerPoint file and click open.


Step 6:

The dialog box “Convert Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations” will appear. Enter the project name and the size of the project in project properties. Select all slides and press OK.


Step 7:

Now you have imported the presentation into Adobe Captivate 17. You can add interactions by selecting Blank Slides from Slides available on top left corner.


Step 8:

From the interactions tab choose the required interaction. The interactions available are “BUTTON, CLICK BOX, DRAG AND DROP and LEARNING INTERACTIONS”


Step 9:

You can add text to the interaction and modify its color and style. Then, click OK. Now, let’s see how we can add questions.


Step 10:

Select “questions slide” from the “Slides” menu


Step 11:

Choose the question type as per your requirement. For example Multiple Choice, True/False, etc.


Step 12:

Once you are done adding content to the question, click “Publish”.


Step 13:

Check the “Enable reporting for this project” checkbox to enable tracking. Then Click “OK” to publish.


Step 14:

Finally click on “Publish” button.



By following the above steps you can easily convert your classroom PowerPoint presentation into an eLearning course.

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