Asset Panel in Adobe Captivate.
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Access the Assets panel

Conquer the challenges of getting started with eLearning, and of time constraint for creating good-looking eLearning courses. Create beautiful eLearning content in minutes with the all-new responsive Quick Start Projects, which contain a complete set of slides required for any eLearning course. From the Asset Panel, choose a Quick Start Project, to create a new eLearning project or add slides to your existing project. Use your storyboards created in Powerpoint or Word, to fill content in these slides. Easily add and edit text, characters, images, videos, to make your course engaging. Preview the mobile-ready content and publish it to be consumed across devices and browsers.

Launch Captivate and, on the toolbar, click Assets. The Asset panel displays. The Panel consists of the following categories of assets:

  • Projects
  • Characters
  • Icons
  • 360 Assets
  • Images
  • Videos
  • Audio
  • Buttons
  • Themes

Access any category by clicking it on the left panel. You can also toggle between slides and templates and choose the type of asset that fits a type of course or industry segment. Through the refreshed User Interface, you can search and insert assets as quickly as possible.

Download the sample cptx project.

 

Insert a project

Creating Responsive Projects using Quick Start Projects

Creating Responsive Projects using Quick Start Projects

On the panel, choose any project and click Open as New Project. This inserts the selected project in your current project. You can also launch the selected project as a new project. 

To view a demo of the workflow, see Play demo.

 
Insert  a project

Select and insert multiple slides


Choose the toggle button Slides and select as many slides you need and insert them simultaneously in your project. Once you have all the slides, you can then insert the slides accordingly, and then modify them.

To view a demo of this workflow,  see Play demo.

 
Insert slides

Insert characters in your project

To insert a character or multiple characters in your project, click Characters in the left panel, and double-click on the collection. You see the following screen. Once you have chosen the character and the size, click Insert to load the character into your project.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

 
Insert characters

Insert SVG icons in your project

Adding Icons

Adding Icons

To insert SVG icons in your project, click Icons in the left-panel. Choose any SVG and insert the icon in your project. You can then use the SVG as a button and make it interactive.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

Insert SVG

Insert 360 Assets for your Virtual Reality project

When you create a VR project and from the Asset panel, you want to insert a 360 image, only a few options in the left navigation pane get enabled, as shown below:

 

On a 360 slide, you can only insert assets of the types highlighted on the image above. The rest of the asset types are unsupported.

When you click 360 Assets in the left navigation pane, you get a panel that displays 360 backgrounds for your VR slides. Choose any slide and to insert the slide, click Insert.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

 
Insert 360

Insert an image

From the left navigation panel, click Images. From the panel, choose any image and to insert the image, click Insert.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

 
Insert image

Insert a video in your project

Videos increase learner engagement. In any eLearning project, videos provide a lot of information in a short amount of time. Videos simplify storytelling and makes immersion easier.

From the Asset panel, on the left navigation panel, click Video. From the list of videos that are available, click any video and insert the video into your slide.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

 
Insert video

Insert audio in your project

Make your eLearning more personal by providing audio responses to interactions.

Use audio files for background audio or associating an audio to any event, for example, in quizzing or other interactive projects.

From the Asset panel, on the left navigation panel, click Audio. From the list of audio files that are available, click any audio file and insert the file into your slide.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

 
Insert audio

Insert buttons in your project

From the left navigation panel, click Buttons. From the panel, choose any button and insert the button in your project.

You can then use the button for any interactive project.

To view a demo of this workflow, see Play demo.

Insert buttons

Insert a theme in your project

From the left navigation panel, click Themes. From the panel, choose any theme and then, Download or Apply the theme.

Insert themes
Insert themes

Download other assets

In addition to the assets that are already provided to you by default, you can download assets from Adobe eLearning Community Portal. To download the assets, perform the following steps:

  1. On the Asset panel, click the tab Discover.

    Discover tab
    Discover tab
  2. Browse the portal and download any project you like.

Offline mode

If your computer is not connected to the internet or if you lose an active connection while downloading as asset, after you reconnect to the internet, the download starts from the point at where it got suspended.