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Online presentations service Rvl.io becomes “Slid.es”, adds PRO accounts

Rvl.io, a personal favorite of mine, as been rebranded as the much more logical and user friendly ‘Slid.es’. What it is is an online presentation engine that lets you create sophisticated, Powerpoint-style presentations in the browser, including uploaded images and media, and then view (or share) them via a single link. I first experienced Rvl.io

May 14, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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How to insert live web sites inside PowerPoint presentations

This post is for all those people that give Powerpoint presentations that are forced to jump to a browser whenever they want to demonstrate a live web site. The fact of the matter is that it is possible to display live web sites from within PowerPoint, using a simple powerpoint add-on. We show you how

Apr 23, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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Share PowerPoint presentations on Facebook with the authorSTREAM Facebook app

You’ve posted links, embedded videos, and shared image galleries on your Facebook timeline; now it’s time to give the PowerPoint presentation it’s due as an avenue of human expression, and post those presentations which have hitherto been confined to mass emails to your Facebook timeline. You can do this easily with the FREE authorSTREAM Facebook

Apr 20, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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SlideRocket vs. Rvl.io – two Powerpoint alternatives compared

Do you need a platform to create and view slide-based presentations for business, art or pure entertainment? If so, you’re going to love this post: we’ve got a showdown between two free ways to make such presentations and give you an idea of which is better suited to your needs. So, read on, my friends,

Feb 26, 2013
B.C. Tietjens
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Updated: How to embed a video into a PowerPoint presentation and end up with a SINGLE file

We just updated our previous post on this subject, so that it now has better screenshots and specific instructions for each version of PowerPoint (2003, 2007 and 2010), as embedding in PowerPoint 2010 is much easier than earlier versions. Check it out here.

Jun 19, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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How to embed a video into a PowerPoint presentation and package it within a SINGLE PowerPoint file

Have you ever inserted a video into a PowerPoint presentation, only to discover that you are unable to distribute your presentation as a single file? Typically, inserting a video (or videos) into a PowerPoint will require that you make sure the video(s) are always placed within the same folder as the PowerPoint file, making the

Dec 26, 2011
Samer Kurdi
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AuthorStream Desktop: easily insert YouTube videos into Powerpoint

AuthorStream Desktop is a free PowerPoint Add-on that makes it easy to search for and insert YouTube videos as well as images from the web into your PowerPoint files. Users on other computers that you might share your PowerPoint files with will need an internet connection to view the embedded videos, but will NOT require

Jul 16, 2009
Samer Kurdi
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Impressive: display PDF’s and images as (stylish) PowerPoint-style presentations

Impressive is a free multi-platform app that can display any PDF file or folder containing image files (JPEG, PNG, TIFF and BMP) as a slideshow presentation. It can be used to present PDFs or images as full-screen PowerPoint-style presentations or it can function as a full-screen reader. “Impressive” also offers a combination of sophisticated slide

Jan 27, 2009
Samer Kurdi
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How to convert PowerPoint to DVD for free

This posting will outline a number of options for converting a PowerPoint presentation to DVD using all free software. There is not a single free app that will do this; however there are three “routes” illustrated below that you could take to achieve PowerPoint to DVD conversion using all free apps. Here’s a quick summary:

Dec 17, 2008
Samer Kurdi
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