Insert Video

You can add videos to Captivate projects to help emphasize points or add some extra learning material. Let's look at adding a video here to see how it works.

Insert an Event Video

  1. Click the Media button on the toolbar.
  2. Select Video.
    Insert an Event Video
  3. Click the Event Video option button (if necessary).
  4. Click Browse.
    Insert an Event Video
  5. Select a video.
  6. Click Open.
    Insert an Event Video
  7. Click OK.
    Insert an Event Video

The video is inserted onto the slide as an independent object. We can see that it has its own controls, and that it appears on the timeline for the three seconds that the slide is set to.

Insert a Slide Video

The properties available will depend on the type of video selected.

  1. Click the Media button on the toolbar.
  2. Select Video.
    Insert a Slide Video
  3. Click the Slide Video option button.
  4. Select a video source.
  5. Enter the video URL.
    Insert a Slide Video
  6. Edit the video's start and end times (if necessary).
  7. Click OK.
    Insert a Slide Video

Edit Video Properties

  1. Select a video.
  2. CEdit the properties on the Properties panel.
    Edit Video Properties

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