.CPTL File Extension

Adobe Captivate Project Template

Developer Adobe Systems
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What is a CPTL file?

A CPTL file is a project template created by Captivate, a program used to develop interactive eLearning products. It contains the default text, graphics, images, objects, and other interactive content used as the basis for creating multiple .CPTX project files.

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Screenshot of a .cptl file in Adobe Captivate 2019
CPTL file open in Adobe Captivate 2019

Captivate is utilized to create learning management system (LMS) products, such as quizzes, software demonstrations, and simulations. The software provides the CPTL template format for creating eLearning products that have the same style and structure. Captivate comes packaged with CPTL templates but also allows users to create custom templates.

To create a CPTL template, select File → New Project → Project Template.... When you save the template by selecting File → Save, Captivate creates the CPTL file to store the template data.

How to open a CPTL file

You can only open and edit CPTL files with Adobe Captivate in Windows and macOS. To open a CPTL file, select File → Open... or select File → New Project → Project From Template....

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