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|Presentation Software||Best For...||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|PowerPoint, Google Slides and KeyNote (Mac use only)||Presentation slides both in person and online||Most familiar format with user and audience, templates, embed media||Oversimplifies a topic, and limits preparation. KeyNote is only for Mac devices|
|Beautiful.ai||Quick and easy presentation slide development||Templates, library of images, adaptive layout design, can download to a pdf||Limited amount of background templates for free account|
|Prezi||Alternative to standard slideshow due to non linear and zooming feature, presentation in person and online||Present on multiple devices, shareable, templates, embed media||Can only use templates, can cause a dizzy effect with motion and zooming of slides|
|Canva||Presentations, banners and posters, inforgraphics, cards||Easy to use, many custom design elements||Can be time consuming to design|
|Genially||Interactive presentations, visual media, infographics.||Easy to use, can create custom media to embed in websites or blogs||Best for online presenting because of interactive features|
|Adobe Spark||Social graphics, web pages, videos, interactive stories||Easy to use, web and mobile||Best for online presenting, video creation limit of 30 seconds|
|Piktochart||Infographics||Easy to use, many custom design elements||Can be time consuming to design|
Wilmington University Library. (2020, June). Presentation tools, tips and techniques guide. https://libguides.wilmu.edu/presentations
[Revised by M. Jones: June, 2020]
Canva is a online software that can be used to create presentations or other documents. It is very easy to collaborate with others on a project, or just create your own using free templates. Has free images available or upload your own and edit with Canva's photo editor tool. Free and paid accounts available.
Piktochart comes with a set of features that enable anyone to create stunning masterpieces. These features include: ready to use graphics, charts and maps, High-res downloads, functional innovation, and design flexibility. Anything you need to create impressive printable posters, reports, and slides for your presentation is provided. In such way, Piktochart helps you create infographics that work perfectly with your social media channels and blogs. Free and Paid accounts available.
Adobe Spark is a suite of free online tools you can use to create graphics, videos and websites. You can use Adobe Spark on a desktop, phone or tablet. Apps are available for creating designs that can be instantly shared. Free and paid accounts available.
PechaKucha or Pecha Kucha (Japanese for chit-chat) is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds). The format keeps presentations concise and fast-paced.
To create your own, use the PechaKucha template that is already formatted.
Educational Foundations and Research, University of North Dakota. (2014, January 17). How to make a Pecha Kucha [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/32WEzM3LFhw