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How to find your PC name:

Press the ‘Windows-Flag’ key and the ‘Pause/Break’ key on your keyboard together.

Look for the information listed under ‘Computer Name, domain and workgroup settings’. PC Name is listed as ‘Computer name:’

Adobe Captivate

About the software

Adobe Captivate is an electronic learning tool for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X which can be used to author software demonstrations, software simulations, branched scenarios, and randomized quizzes in .swf format. It can also convert Adobe Captivate generated .swf to .avi which can be uploaded to video hosting websites. For software simulations, Captivate can use left or right mouse clicks, key presses and rollover images.

It can also be used for screencasts, podcasts, and the conversion of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to the Adobe Flash format.


  • University-owned computers: £191.00 exVAT per install. To order raise an IT Service Desk Request via
  • Privately-owned computers for University staff or PG-research staff : Sorry – not available through the University
  • Privately-owned computers for undergraduates: Sorry – not available through the University