Reviewed: Geetesh Bajaj
Last Updated: February 21st 2009
Corel Presentations is the new 'avatar' of the erstwhile WordPerfect Presentations, which in turn emerged from a drawing program called DrawPerfect. With such a hallowed past in the precincts of design - and add to that Corel's graphical prowess - it's no surprise that this is a very capable product on the Windows and Linux platforms.
Corel Presentations 8, 2000 & 2002 Homepage:
The product is available as part of Corel's Office suites - Corel also allows a free download of an advertiser supported version from their site - but be warned - it's a huge download!
Visit Corel's OfficeCommunity site for lots of useful Corel Presentation tips.
The Ivojo site has lots of hints and tips for Corel Presentations.
ZDNet has a step-by-step tutorial on creating a presentation with Corel Presentations.
Download a PDF tutorial on Corel Presentations from the UMF Computer Center site.
Read Winmag's Corel Presentation tricks here.
Colorslides has tips to create your slides from Corel Presentations.
The Land Grant Training Alliance site has online lessons for Corel Presentations 8.
OfficeCommunity has a few Corel Presentations templates - however they are difficult to look out for - search the archives!
Not many sites give away Corel Presentations templates - however it is easy to adapt most PowerPoint templates for Corel Presentations - visit Indezine's PowerPoint Template Links for more information.
Corel's news servers at cnews.corel.com host Corel Presentations newsgroups in many specialised areas for both Windows and Linux.
The Google Groups archive is a treasure trove of searchable information posted across a huge number of newsgroups.
Corel Presentations outputs self contained .exe files which can be converted to screen savers using ScreenWeaver.
For still screen captures, try out PC Magazine's free ScreenSeize v1.0
To edit, convert and filter your presentation sounds, you could try of the free Asia Digital Audio Editor.
SmartDraw lets you create quick organisation charts, drawings and diagrams.
Scan Calculator is a free program that helps you decide your scan resolutions.
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