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    Open Source Microsoft Powerpoint Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint is LibreOffice - Impress. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Microsoft Powerpoint and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Microsoft Powerpoint are Sozi (Free, Open Source), Reveal.js (Free, Open Source), Storyboarder (Free, Open Source) and impress.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 3, 2022
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      Impress is a truly outstanding tool for creating effective multimedia presentations. Does linear or non-linear presentations with the included Presenter Console extension.
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      Almost everyone thinks LibreOffice - Impress is a great alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint.
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      Good alternative, open source!!!
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

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      maroca I can import intact Powerpoint files and be able to edit them.
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

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      It is almost similar to Powerpoint.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      It's good to make slideshows and stuff, but I still haven't seen any turing machine made in it.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      In many respects, LibreOffice is the superior to Powerpoint. It has all the features you need without bloat. I consider LibreOffice Suite as a whole to be far superior to Microsoft Office. It retains an intuitive interface for people who had used windows since it's inception, without trying to be a web-page or mobile app like Microsoft Office is doing. You can do all the important things that Microsoft Office does in LibreOffice and you can not beat the price!
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      You can copy & paste images just like powerpoint & insert a text box and write text.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      sondrak Easy drop-in replacement for Microsoft Office Powerpoint. Solid, stable, and feature-rich.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    1. Sozi is an open-source browser-based presentation software using SVG and JavaScript to play animated presentations.
      Most users think Sozi is a great alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint.


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      Reveal.js is a modern open-source non-linear presentation framework based on HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, with cool 3D transition effects, cross-browser support, PDF export, and a WYSIWYG editor.
      Most users think Reveal.js is a great alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint.
    2. Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie.
    3. impress.js is a presentation framework based on the power of CSS3 transforms and transitions in modern browsers and inspired by the idea behind prezi.com - an "infinite canvas" for your presentation.


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      DeckDeckGo aims to be the open source web editor for presentations. Every presentation made with DeckDeckGo is a standalone Progressive Web App with accessible remote control.
    4. Impress, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a presentation program similar to Microsoft Powerpoint .
      Most users think Apache OpenOffice Impress is a great alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint.
    5. * Write your presentations in a text markup language. No slow, limiting GUI, no annoying HTML!
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      Takes a few hours to catch on, but makes the most professionally typset documents with a large number of amazingly useful features not available from other types of presentation software. For presentations, consider the Beamer or Prosper document class.
      Most users think LaTeX Beamer and Prosper is a great alternative to Microsoft Powerpoint.
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      JessyInk is an extension for Inkscape , that integrates effects, transitions and views, in order to build a non linear presentation.

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