Want to present PowerPoints like a pro on your iPad? You can with the slick iPad productivity app called SlideShark. This iPad app will make you look quite tech savvy while making your next PowerPoint presentation. While there are some limitations, overall your PowerPoint presentations will be formatted with SlideShark’s custom PowerPoint presentation app, allowing you to take advantage of the iPads real estate.
Getting Started With SlideShark
To get started you will have to register for a free account at www.slideshark.com, download the app and you are ready to go. To use this service you simply go to www.slideshark.com and select upload, choose your PowerPoint file off your desktop and upload. Once the uploading is complete, you can go to the SlideShark app on your iPad, sync and the PowerPoint will be fully formatted for viewing on your iPad.
There are only a few gestures you need to know while using this app: slide right or left to go forward or backwards, swipe up and you will be able to see and jump to any slide in your presentation, you can also exit presentation mode in this view mode. At the main screen in the iPad app you will see all your PowerPoint presentations and can access settings and help (lower left side). You can also hook your iPad up to a VGA/TV display and present to larger audiences easily.
Besides being the coolest presentation app, SlideShark is packed with commonsense features. For starters you get 100MB of storage on your iPad/iPhone and their website for free. If you need more space, you can upgrade to the Pro version for $94.99 yearly, but you get a whopping 1GB of storage and other very cool features. With the upgraded account you get email notifications and viewer tracking for presentations shared online and you can broadcast presentations real-time to up to 10 remote meeting attendees, cool. There are also plenty of expected features such as embedding videos into presentations, adding hyperlinks and so on that will make your “preso” rock.
There is also cloud support for Box, Dropbox, Syncplicity, ShareFile, SkyDrive or G Drive, allowing you to access presentations stored in those cloud services. And of course there are numerous connection options for showing your presentation on a large screen as follows: projector or TV using VGA/HDMI adaptor or AirPlay via Apple TV. You can additionally annotate slides while presenting, set the presentation to loop for trade shows and use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a remote control/laser pointer. And, yes SlideShark is fully functional on the iPhone and iPod Touch as well. Something else worth mention is developers, Brainshark, Inc. have been updating this app continuously since it first came out improving this free iOS productivity app’s features consistently.
SlideShark may be the best presentation app for the iPad and if it isn’t it’s at least the second best?
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