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nonlinear is described as 'allows you to instantaneously tailor any presentation - to the speed of the conversation' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nonlinear for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Prezi, which is free. Other great apps like nonlinear are Sozi, impress.js, Visual Understanding Environment and hovercraft.

nonlinear alternatives are mainly Presentation Makers but may also be Slideshow Makers or Mind Mapping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of nonlinear.
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  • iPad

nonlinear allows you to instantaneously tailor any presentation - to the speed of the conversation.

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  1. Prezi allows anyone who can sketch an idea on a napkin to create and perform stunning non-linear presentations with relations, zooming into details, and adjusting to the time left without the need to skip slides.

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    Sozi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Inkscape

    Sozi is an open-source browser-based presentation software using SVG and JavaScript to play animated presentations.

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  3. impress.js icon

    impress.js

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript

    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.

    Slides span a large, panning canvas.
  4. The Visual Understanding Environment or VUE is a free, open source concept mapping application written in Java.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 3.3.0, released in October 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website and from GitHub.

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  5. hovercraft icon

    hovercraft

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Write your presentations in a text markup language. No slow, limiting GUI, no annoying HTML!
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  6. Focusky Presentation Maker icon

    Focusky Presentation Maker

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    The Focusky zooming presentation tool is a creative online presentation maker for Windows & Mac, presenting your multimedia presentation in dynamic and engaging way with zoom and slide effect. It is a better presentation ideas rather than PowerPoint alternative.

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  7. LaTeX Beamer and Prosper icon

    LaTeX Beamer and Prosper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    an example beamer slide, highly customizable
  8. SlideDog icon

    SlideDog

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    SlideDog is a multimedia presentation tool that lets you combine PowerPoint presentations, PDF files, Prezi presentations, movie clips, web pages, and more to create an innovative and seamless presentation experience.

    SlideDog Startup Screen
  9. JessyInk icon

    JessyInk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Inkscape

    JessyInk is an extension for Inkscape , that integrates effects, transitions and views, in order to build a non linear presentation.

    Discontinued

    No new release since 2013.

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  10. Academic Presenter icon

    Academic Presenter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Academic Presenter is a free offline presentation software which enables users to prepare a special type of vector-based presentations. This unique software helps users to represents very huge graphs in addition to raster images, audios, and videos.

    Bundleware

    The installer contains adware and possibly other malware as well. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

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