Need a poor man's PowerPoint

Posted on 2016-11-16
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Last Modified: 2016-11-16
What tool can I use for free or for low cost?

I need a PowerPoint alternative.

It's $99/year for home and I have no idea how much for business. This is way too much money for me.

What options do I have?

Question by:newbieweb

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Brian Matis earned 250 total points
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I've had good success with Google Slides, which you can use for free:

If you're on a Mac or iOS device, Keynote is pretty great and included at no extra cost:
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CompProbSolv earned 125 total points
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OpenOffice or LibreOffice3 have presentation programs (in addition to spreadsheets and word processors) that have some compatibility with PowerPoint.  I've not used either so can't comment on them directly:

You can also get Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as part of Office 2016 Home & Student for $129 (one-time fee, no annual subscription):

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I have a Mac, but need to provide read access to Windows users.

Is the Mac option still viable?

Which if your two suggestions requires he least amount of setup to have read access?

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gilnov earned 125 total points
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You can save out of Keynote as PDF and share that with your Windows buddies.

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