Presentation Tools

Last updated: May 11, 2018 at 7:46 am

Tools used to create and host presentations. Listed in alphabetical order.

Ability Office
Compatible with Microsoft Office 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download

Share your presentations publicly or privately, for free.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

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Create and share presentations – individually or collaboratively. Ask and answer questions online as you present them
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 4 See more at

Haiku Deck
Haiku Deck is a completely new kind of presentation software, to make telling your story simple, beautiful, and fun.
Cost: Public (free plan) and Edu, Pro & Volume plans  |  Available: Hosted

A platform for interactive presentations that massively increase engagement. Keep your audience engaged with polls, questions, private notes and live slide sharing.
Cost: Free and/or Premium versions |  Available: Hosted

Impressive is a program that displays presentation slides. But unlike Impress or other similar applications, it does so with style!
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

This is Apple’s presentation software for all Mac and iOS platforms. Keynote presentations can easily be controlled using an iPhone, iPad or even the Apple Watch.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 72  See more at

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; Its clean interface and its powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download

When turned on, Mouseposé dims the screen and puts a spotlight on the area around the mouse pointer, easily guiding the audience‘s attention to an area of interest.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download (for Macs)

Online video presentations made easy.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted

My Product Roadmap
Beautiful, unique and easy to use PowerPoint templates for product, sales and marketing managers everywhere.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download

NeoOffice is a complete office suite for Mac OS X. With NeoOffice, users can view, edit, and save OpenOffice documents, LibreOffice and Microsoft  documents.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download

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From Microsoft, a free PowerPoint app to create interactive presentations.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 63 See more at

OpenOffice is a free office suite of tools to install on your desktop to create presentations. It is compatible with MS Office.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download

Openworld Presenter
Openworld Presenter lets you create rich media presentations with ease.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
View & share PowerPoint presentations online with: embedded audio, Flash video, music, pictures, cool animations, transition effects & more!
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download

Microsoft’s PowerPoint is a presentation tool and part of the Microsoft Office suite.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 3  See more at

PowerPoint to Flash Converter
PowerFlashPoint automatically converts your PowerPoint XP/2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 & 2013 presentations into a highly compressed interactive content in Flash format.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download

A vast and fast-growing catalogue of infographics, beautiful pitch decks and easy to use PowerPoint template layouts for sales, marketing and business professionals.
Cost: Commercial |  Available: Download

Wide-ranging professional business PowerPoint library with 1,500 designed presentations. Includes various business topics and content packed slides.
Cost: Free and commercial |  Available: Download

PresentationTube offers free presentation recording software & online platform to help presenters record, upload & share quality video presentations.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download/Hosted

Presenter Media
Presentation templates and clipart.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download

Prezi is seen as an alternative to PowerPoint in that it supports the creation of non-linear presentations. They are also easily shareable online.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 19  See more at

Share your presentations online.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download

Slide Presenter
SlidePresenter is a web-based solution permitting fast and easy creation as well as targeted distribution of training content.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Hosted

Share your presentations online. Use SlideServe’s own Presentation Creation tool, if you want to start from scratch on presentations.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

Slideshare is a place to find, as well as host presentation slidesets as well as other documents and infographics. Owned by LinkedIn.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 26  See more at

SoftMaker Office
Are you looking for an office suite that is compatible with Microsoft Office, but also blazingly fast, reliable, and user-friendly? And should it be inexpensive, too?
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download

Speaker Deck is a  way to share presentations online. Simply upload your slides as a PDF, and they’ll be turned into a beautiful online experience.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

Microsoft’s Sway is a free app to create web content. You can embed a variety of resources into Sway, e.g. images, audio, video, maps, animations, presentations from Office Mix etc, and then share it online.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 59

Seamless online documentation via simple Internet access. Complete online productivity suite.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download/Hosted

Publish video+slides presentation, support playback in browser, mobile, and iPad.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Hosted

From one place create any type of visual content, including presentations, infographics and reports.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

An online application that allows users to have conversations around digital media.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 194  See more at

Transform your meetings, presentations, lessons and events by empowering everyone to participate from their own device.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

If YouTube and PowerPoint had a baby… it would be Zentation.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted

ZoomIt is a screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download