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The 6 Best Presentation Software Alternatives To PowerPoint

The 6 Best Presentation Software Alternatives To PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Think PowerPoint presentations, and you probably think of a never-ending series of slides and the urge to doze off...

If you need to create a snazzy, animated presentation that captures attention, then you need business presentation software that’s designed to do the job. Here are 6 PowerPoint alternatives to consider.

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Review of some of the most popular PowerPoint alternatives (not only for business but also for education) - Prezi, GoAnimate, Google Docs, Sliderocket, Zoho Show and Slidesnack.

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450+ new ways to make your Google presentations pop

450+ new ways to make your Google presentations pop | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Good design is an important part of getting your point across in a presentation. Over time we’ve added a bunch of features to help you bring a little something extra to your decks, like slide transitions and animations, thousands of free stock photos, and a growing collection of templates.

Today, creating eye-catching presentations gets even easier, with more than 450 new fonts to choose from (flip through the presentation below to see them in action).

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Add new cool fonts to your Google presentations, they will also work on Google docs and vice versa.

To add a new font, open the drop-down menu of fonts, scroll down to Add fonts and select the ones you like.

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 26, 2012 5:28 PM

The google tools are easy to use and effective. This how to guide gives advice on how to improve presentations.

Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, December 27, 2012 12:08 PM

Good design is an important part of getting your point across in a presentation. Over time we’ve added a bunch of features to help you bring a little something extra to your decks, like slide transitions and animations, thousands of free stock photos, and a growing collection of templates. Today, creating eye-catching presentations gets even easier, with more than 450 new fonts to choose from (flip through the presentation below to see them in action).

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Google adds offline editing capabilities to Slides presentations

Google adds offline editing capabilities to Slides presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Google has added Slides, the latest version of its Docs presentation software, to its suite of offline applications, as it tries to play a spoiler role with the official releases of Microsoft Office 2013 and the home user version of Office 365 right around the corner. Slides users will now be able to view and edit presentations without an Internet connection, provided they are using the Chrome Web browser or a Chrome OS device.

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A convenient way to edit your presentations offline. However, you can't edit spreadsheets offline yet and you need to use Chrome browser.

Android or iOS users still have to wait.

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Top 5 PowerPoint Alternatives for Making Good Presentations

Top 5 PowerPoint Alternatives for Making Good Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
“Why will PowerPoint alternatives be favored by users?” As is known to all, users can only enjoy the functions of PowerPoint in exchanges of money. However, as Office 2010 becomes more pricy than Office 2007 and Office 2013 turns more costly than Office 2010, private users may take free or cheaper PowerPoint alternatives into serious considerations. Therefore, this post will cover top 5 PowerPoint alternatives with which one can make good presentations.
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Casey Smith's curator insight, February 28, 2013 12:39 AM

Alternatives for PowerPoint Presentations.