5 web tools to quickly create amazing presentations

Having a hard time trying to get people to focus on your presentations?

Usually everyone uses Microsoft PowerPoint and it is still one of the most-used tools for slideshow presentations all over the world. But there are some really cool tools which take the idea of presentation to the next creative level. These tools are changing trends and we are moving from slide-based presentations towards scrolling down a page because more people are using these Web services to host their presentations, and presenting them via tablets. Let’s scroll through some of these services.

Scroll Show

This new Web service makes presenting easy and attractive. Instead of moving from one slide to another, all the content can be scrolled from left to right. The look and feel of the presentation is much more natural and smooth. These presentations can be embedded on a blog or Web site. All you need to do is select a theme, throw in some photos, text and shapes. Customize the animation and you are ready to go! As an iPad app, Scroll Show will set you back by $3.99.

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This Web tool was made on Google code and the last updated 2012 version is mobile friendly, touch enabled and has bright new features. This tool too does its job simply and the results are far better than the usual PowerPoint. You can get the code template here. After getting this template you are free to edit as per your needs. It works on the modern Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera. To navigate the slides, use your keyboard left and right arrows.


Squeenote claims to be “A way for nerds to present to other nerds. “ The default theme utilizes CSS3 transitions for animation. You can simply put your presentation up on any static server and SqueeNote will run the presenter `offline` mode as seen below.


This tool is created by Jordi Boggiano and it provides HTML slides with syntax highlighting and scrolling slides. It supports incremental slides and has a smooth and graceful look. Check it out for yourself by scrolling onwards.


This is another scrolling presentation web program which makes presentations interesting. Scroll Deck essentially works like the others mentioned in this list with incremental slides which can be scrolled.


S5 is a projection mode style sheet technology. A slide show can be created with the help of a single XHTML document. However, S5 is highly browser centric. It is a not heavy to use and can be utilized by anyone.

All these tools make presentations better with the scroll feature. They make presentations look good and effortless. For the audience, this should be a welcome change so get ready to scroll those slides to an outstanding presentation.

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