Pricing Plans


Annual commitment and monthly payments required; early termination will attract a cancellation fee.* 


Upgrade price available from Adobe Captivate 8
*Cancellation Policy: If you cancel within the first 14 days, you will get a full refund.Otherwise, you'll be billed 50% of your remaining contract obligation. If you ever need to cancel, just call Customer Support.
Prices listed above are the Adobe direct store prices in the U.S.; reseller prices may vary. Prices do not include tax or shipping and handling.** 


Buying Programs


CLP pricing


Individual License subscription
A subscription is a new, more flexible way to get access to Adobe software. It gives you ongoing access to the software for a low monthly fee, as well as access to all upgrades at no additional charge as long as your subscription remains active. You can subscribe to Adobe Captivate for $29.99/mo.
CLP pricing


Perpetual Licenses - CLP
Set an initial discount level. Save incrementally.
The Cumulative Licensing Program (CLP) is a two-year licensing program in which members place an initial order for  Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Presenter Video Express and other desktop software products. The initial order sets the discount level for that order and additional orders. Members can improve their discount level by accumulating points through the purchase of additional licenses or Upgrade. CLP helps organizations that want to extend discount levels globally and to their affiliates and subsidiaries.
  • Two-year membership
  • Accumulate points for greater savings
  • Manage and deploy with Adobe Licensing Website (LWS)
TLP pricing


Perpetual Licenses - TLP
No requirements, no contract.

The Transactional Licensing Program (TLP) makes it easy to get volume pricing on Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Presenter Video Express and other desktop products. There are no membership requirements and no contracts to sign. TLP is ideal for organizations that want administrative simplicity and a quick-and-easy one-time transaction.

  • One simple transaction
  • No agreements to sign
  • Manage and deploy with LWS
ETLA pricing


Term licenses - ETLA
Meet your unique enterprise-wide needs. 
With Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA), organizations can create an agreement to deploy licenses throughout the enterprise over a three-year term. Once the software subscription needs are defined, the organization will make three predictable annual payments on a set anniversary date. Deployment through the Adobe Admin Console is simple and allows the organization’s IT Admin to build customized deployment packages and apply the latest updates when ready.
  • For stable or growing organizations
  • Three-year commitment
  • Consolidated Purchasing
Perpetual Licenses - Perpetual licenses are licenses of a particular product and version, which users deploy using Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) and serial numbers. Once users purchase a perpetual license, they own that license going forward. You can buy a perpetual license under the CLP and TLP programs.
Term Licenses - Adobe Buying Programs are ideal for large organizations that want to get the right tools into the right hands in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The Adobe Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA) program provides a host of options for purchasing, deploying and managing multiple licenses of essential software.

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Version Comparison Chart 


  Adobe Captivate 9 Adobe Captivate 8 Adobe Captivate 7
Adobe Captivate Draft
Multistate objects 
Responsive Motion Effects without programming
Asset store
Interactive slide shows with multistate objects
Multistate support for drag-and-drop interactions
In-product LMS preview 
iOS device capture 
Knowledge Check questions
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) support
Publish to Adobe Captivate Prime and other LMSs
Multiscreen responsive elearning authoring
Shared Advanced Actions 
All-new, intuitive user interface 
Best-in-class screen capture
Multidevice previews
Responsive themes 
Geo-location support 
Gesture-enabled mobile Learning 
Native support for HTML5 objects 
MinMax object sizing 
Relative smart positioning of objects 
Retina display support 
Colors and effects
Native app publisher 
Popup Blocker 
Device-aware eLearning delivery
Best-in-class HTML5 publishing
Enhanced interactions library
Multiformat publishing
Responsive drag-and-drop interactions
Accessibility support 
Audio-video support and synchronization
Comprehensive quizzing
Multiple question types
Equation editor 
Right-to-left language support 
Social media engagement
Roundtripping with Microsoft PowerPoint 
High-definition screencast 
Customizable Smart Shapes
Pretest and branch-aware quizzing 
Comprehensive scoring
Professional project templates 
Master Slides 
Object styles 
Text to speech 
Rollover slidelet, images and captions
Scenario branching 
Support for right-clicking in simulations 
Auto-text captions 
Table of contents and Aggregator 
Text enhancements
Pan and zoom support
Customizeable skins
Randomized quizzing and question pools 
Roundtripping with Adobe CC
Unicode support 

**This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.
Prices listed are the Adobe direct store prices in the United States. Reseller prices may vary. Prices do not include tax or shipping and handling.