In Adobe Captivate 8, users will be required to activate the product one time via the Internet within 30 days of serialization. This is required for retail, education, and volume licensing customers worldwide.
Once the product is purchased and installed, online product activation is mandatory within 30 days from installation. Activation is by internet only. Without activation, the product will be usable for up to, but not beyond, 30 days.
For more details, please see the product FAQ page.