The PowerPoint Ezine - 71
By: Geetesh Bajaj
Date Created: October 17th 2006
Last Updated: March 3rd 2009
Giveaways and More
This time, Blue Pacific Software is giving away 2 licenses of Rich Chart Builder, and 20 "seven day" passes of Rich Chart Live -- to win, all you need to do is fill in this form. This giveaway ends on October 23rd.
You can see the names of last month's winners of the DesignScience and Stepping Stones giveaways here...
Congratulations to all the winners!
Champagne RemotePoint Navigator Promo
CrystalGraphics is offering the Champagne Edition RemotePoint Navigator presentation remote for PowerPoint at a special introductory offer of $129 against the regular price of $149. This offer will last until October 31st -- more details can be found on their site...
Focus on SlideShare
There are so many site that let you upload and share photos and videos -- it was only a matter of time before you had one that lets you upload and share slides and presentations. And that's exactly what SlideShare is -- simple, easy to use, and effective.
Articulate Presenter 5
Articulate Presenter enables you to convert a PowerPoint presentation to a Flash SWF based online rich media content -- Presenter also includes several bells and whistles such as the ability to insert quizzes, Flash animations, narrations, and web objects. The output is entirely customizable, includes interactivity, and reduces the file size so that the content can also be sent by e-mail.
For what it does, Articulate Presenter is easily the best platform and product of its kind. It has a well laid out interface that assists in creating good content -- and it does provide an excellent price:performance ratio.
News and Happenings
Read reviews -- TurboDemo allows you to capture content, and create tutorials and demos which can be output to various formats, FlashPaper allows you to print anything to a Flash SWF file -- then insert those Flash SWFs inside PowerPoint slides, Rich Chart Live is a web based charting program that allows you to create interactive charts, Cinematize is a product that walks you through extracting movie clips from a DVD -- it then saves those extracts into different movie file formats that are PowerPoint friendly. WildPresenter Lite is a scaled down version of WildPresenter.
Read interviews -- Don Brittain is CEO and a founder of Instant Effects, a California company that develops software to visually enhance presentations, communications, and collaboration.
And here's a link to the previous issue of this newsletter...
Until next time - have a great day. And keep the feedback coming...