When it comes to presentation, we always think of PowerPoint or Keynote. Do you know you can create stunning presentation slideshow using web based technologies as well? What can be done on those presentation applications can also be done on browsers.
I can think of three advantages:
- Cross platform: As long as you have modern browsers such as Chrome, you’ll able to run the presentation. You can run it in any computers.
- Availability: Forget about thumb drive, you can upload your slideshow online and view it everywhere as long as there’s Internet
- Open source: Unlike Powerpoint and keynote, you don’t have to pay a cent to create a good looking presentation.
So, here we have 9 alternative web based presentation solutions that you can use it for absolutely free. Though it’s free, you might have a steep learning curve if you’re not familiar with HTML & CSS.
Ascensor is a jquery plugin which aims to train and adapt content according to an elevator system. It includes many options, pubic methods and events for customization. It also support mobile swipe in the latest version. Looking at its demo, somehow, Ancessor is quite similar to Ariel Flesler’s scrollTo plugin.
Don’t let the year midlead you, this slide deck has been updated since 2012. A presentation slideshow resemble of Google I/O slides. You can generate the slides with Markdown.
Flowtime.js is a framework for easily build HTML presentations or websites. Flowtime.js is the slide engine used by SlideCaptain. If you prefer a WYSIWYG editor or you feel not comfortable with plain HTML you can try SlideCaptain: a powerful web app for building well-structured presentations in your browser.
A jQuery plugin to build a website on the infinite canvas. Though it’s labelled as JS tool for website, but you can use this script to make stunning presentation just like reveal.js.
Impress.js a presentation tool inspired by the idea behind prezi.com and based on the power of CSS3 transforms and transitions in modern browsers.