Steps to Convert PPT into eLearning Using Adobe Captivate

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 into interactive and engaging e-learning courses (instructor-led training PPT deck) 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.


Are you planning to migrate your training material into online courses?
  • PowerPoints (PPT) into eLearning
  • ILT content to eLearning
  • Enhance legacy content
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