Other New Presentation Tools Jeff Schneidewind Emerging Technologies Research Specialist UC Irvine Libraries Lunch2.0 August 5, 2011
Slides - PowerPoint Alternatives Similar to PowerPoint Different from PowerPoint Not slides; not Prezi Presentation Tips and Best Practices What We’ll Cover http://libguides.lib.uci.edu/visual_literacy
280Slides Google Presentation Impress (requires installation) Keynote (requires purchase and installation; Apple only) Slideshow Tools – Similar to PPT
Online and free Easy group editing Easy and powerful sharing options Different interface than PPT Can import PPT; save as PPT Google Presentation Pros
Too much like PPT for “wow” factor Has themes and shapes but no clip art, etc. No offline presentation tool – need PPT “Full Screen” mode not really full Less features than alternatives Google Presentation Cons
What are your Google Presentation comments, tips, issues?
Impress (Open Office, Star Office) http://www.openoffice.org/product/impress.html
Best handling of images and video Integrated w/flickr, YouTube, Twitter, etc. Re-used slides linked dynamically Good for group editing Remote presentations with live chat Integrated user analytics Live viewer survey and polling functions Sliderocket Pros
Online only – can’t save to PPT, etc. No remote features or user analytics in free version Sliderocket Cons
What are your Sliderocket comments, tips, issues?
Remote presentations with live chat and desktop sharing Powerful shapes-based graphics maker Lots of themes, shapes, symbols, clip art Lots of animations and transitions Slide sorter 2D view for easier rearrangement Gridlines, snap-to and zoom in slide composer Free Zoho Show Pros