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Version comparison chart
Adobe Captivate 2019 release
Adobe Captivate 2017 release
|Adobe Captivate 9|
|Quick Start Projects/Ready-to-go slides||✓|
|Immersive learning with VR experiences||✓|
|360⁰ learning experiences||✓|
|Live device preview||✓|
|Fluid boxes 2.0 (Enhanced)||✓|
|CSV question import template||✓|
|PowerPoint to mobile learning||✓|
|Automatic chroma key effects||✓|
|Smart video recording - Webcam + Screen||✓|
|Automatic device preview||✓|
|Auto-migrate from non-mobile to mobile||✓||✓|
|Responsive text support||✓||✓|
|Customisable closed captions||✓||✓|
|Shared advanced actions||✓||✓||✓|
|Responsive motion effects without programming||✓||✓||✓|
|Adobe Stock integration||✓||✓||✓|
|Interactive slide shows with multistate objects||✓||✓||✓|
|Multistate support for drag-and-drop interactions||✓||✓||✓|
|In-product LMS preview||✓||✓||✓|
|iOS device capture||✓||✓||✓|
|Knowledge check questions||✓||✓||✓|
|Publishing to Adobe Captivate Prime and other LMSs||✓||✓||✓|
|Multiscreen responsive eLearning authoring||✓||✓||✓|
|Best-in-class screen capture||✓||✓||✓|
|Gesture-enabled mobile learning||✓||✓||✓|
|Native support for HTML5 objects||✓||✓||✓|
|MinMax object sizing||✓||✓||✓|
|Relative smart positioning of objects||✓||✓||✓|
|Retina display support||✓||✓||✓|
|Colours and effects||✓||✓||✓|
|Native app publisher~||✓||✓||✓|
|Device-aware eLearning delivery||✓||✓||✓|
|Best-in-class HTML5 publishing||✓||✓||✓|
|Enhanced interactions library||✓||✓||✓|
|Responsive drag-and-drop interactions||✓||✓||✓|
|Audio-video support and synchronisation||✓||✓||✓|
|Multiple question types||✓||✓||✓|
|Right-to-left language support||✓||✓||✓|
|Social media engagement||✓||✓||✓|
|Roundtripping with Microsoft PowerPoint||✓||✓|
|Customisable smart shapes||✓||✓||✓|
|Pretest and branch-aware quizzing||✓||✓||✓|
|Professional project templates||✓||✓||✓|
|Text to speech||✓||✓||✓|
|Rollover slidelet, images and captions||✓||✓||✓|
|Support for right-clicking in simulations||✓||✓||✓|
|Table of contents and aggregator||✓||✓||✓|
|Pan and zoom support||✓||✓||✓|
|Randomised quizzing and question pools||✓||✓||✓|
|Roundtripping with Adobe CC||✓||✓||✓|
*courses created with Adobe Captivate 8, 9 and 2017 release
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