Powerpoint (ppt) file Viewer; Without Microsoft Office 1.86 Mb Only

Go down

Powerpoint (ppt) file Viewer; Without Microsoft Office 1.86 Mb Only

Post  adnanbahrian on Fri Feb 27, 2009 1:54 pm

We frequently get asked about where we can find a free download of PowerPoint. The answer depends upon what you are looking to do - viewing or creating PowerPoint Files.
However you can view and create PowerPoint in programmes that are free.
To view PowerPoint files

If someone has sent you a PowerPoint file you can download a free PowerPoint Viewer from the Microsoft Website.
Simply click on the link

ppviewer.exe (1.86 MB)
and you will be able to download the free viewer.

To download a free 60 day trial of PowerPoint

Microsoft are offering a free 60 day trial of Microsoft Office
which contains Microsoft PowerPoint. This will give you 60 days of free
PowerPoint usage. After this period you will have to purchase the
According to the Microsoft Website over 1 million people have downloaded a copy of this software.

Download PowerPoint 60 day free trial

Microsoft also offer a free trial of their online version of PowerPoint.
OpenOffice - Free alternative to PowerPoint

While a full version of PowerPoint could cost you over £300, there
is a very good open source alternative. And what is better it is free too. It is part of the Open Office suite and it is called Impress.
It features most of the features of PowerPoint and also a few more
features such as the ability to export a presentation to a simple Flash
To download Open Office Impress click on the link
Open Office Impress
One of the most impressive features about Impress is that it is that
it’s user interface is just like PowerPoint. It also allows you to read
in PowerPoint files and save them in the new format.

Open Office does not just include the Impress (the PowerPoint
alternative) it also includes a fully functioning word processor (like
Microsoft Word) and also a fully featured spreadsheet (like Excel).
You can read in PowerPoint files
And save in PowerPoint format
To download Open Office Impress click on the link
Open Office Impress
You can also find more information about Impress at Open Office.
Open Office is one of the web’s best kept secrets. Microsoft have
played a huge marketing game in keeping their office product in the
public eye - despite this by 2005 over 40 Million copies of Open Office
have been downloaded. Being Open Source it attracts a large community
of developers and even features in Google’s Summer of Code which
hopefully should be developing 3D transitions to Impress - something
that as far as I am aware is not possible in PowerPoint.
Google’s free alternative to PowerPoint

As a free online alternive to PowerPoint you can create your presentations using Google’s on-line presentation creation Tool.
Google Docs
docs.google.com already supports on on-line alternative to Microsoft Word and Excel.
The feature set includes

  • Create and keep presentations in one place on the webcomputer.
  • Manage, update and share presentations with colleagues by sending them a simple e-mail invitation.
  • Edit the same presentation together online and in real time on the web.
  • Present and control slide shows for all viewers
    over the web, with no special set-up required. Chat with viewers in
    real time via integrated chat.
  • Import existing presentations to get started quickly.
  • Quickly publish presentations to the general public or individuals of their choice.

Posts : 262
Join date : 2009-02-24

View user profile http://apnadas.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum