<< Hi there,
I want to make slide show for my lecture. What kind of programm is the
best for this? Here around people used to make them in Powerpoint97. In
this case I don't like to use MS Office.
Looking for your advice,
I am NOT an advocate for Microsoft applications due to the fact that my role in
the industry is prepress. However, Powerpoint is a great tool for novice users.
If your presentations will be off a lap top or self running application on
screen, I'd get past your reservations on PowerPoint.
If however your printing to slides on a color printer, and you care about
quality and accurate colors, stick with an application your more framiliar
with, and render the files out as individual TIFF, PICT or JPEG slides to be
merged into an excellent application called Graphic Converter. I can't remember
where I got it, but I could find out if youre interested (it's available as
shareware). It has a simple slide show funtion in it.
More robust applications for use in the same way would be Macromedia Director
(Steep learning curve, and pricey), or Macromedia Flash (free demo available as