The most widely used presentation software is Microsoft PowerPoint, however there are other presentation software packages like Impress, Prezi, Corel Presentations, iwork etc..
What is presentation software?
Presentation software is primarily used to display various information in a slide show. It is suitable to use for various reasons, whether that be for presentations in the workplace or schools alike.
The software makes it possible for the editor to insert text and format it to their liking and choice. It also allows the inserting and manipulation of images which can be from any source,
whether that be the internet or uploaded from a personal camera or mobile phone. Presentation software also has the ability to have animations in place for images to move or enter the presentation at a certain time or text to fade in or out of the presentation. Transitions are also able to be put in place in order for the each slide to enter and leave in a particular way or design which is the choice of the edi
The purpose of the presentation software is to make your own custom presentation being able to display information of your choice to educate another.
The use of pictures can be used to help visualise the information and transitions and animations can be used to make it less dull. Microsoft Office offers many programs, some of which can be used for presentations, primarily PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint is the most well established presentation software as it is easy to use and can be used for any type of presentation due to the amount of customisation available to the editor, making it suitable for formal presentations as well as for more casual presentations.
by D Woodhams
Presentation software is used to display information for slide shows and other presentations. These presentations can include images, videos and data to be displayed and even printed.
It can be put onto big projections and made to look pretty in order to make a presentation enjoyable, if you were present ideas in paper form or over email is could be boring and tedious.
The purpose of presentation software is to provide an alternative to putting it on paper or emails, it will enable people to get together to watch a presentation as well as do a presentation.
Businesses can use presentations in forums for ideas. Schools can use it to teach and learn, also they can be made to revise from or merely save information.
Presentations can be clear to understand and change also.
by J Davies
What is the purpose of presentation software?
The purpose of presentation software is to present information clearly and in the most appropriate way possible
Presentation software is designed to allow users to display visual and audio aids to help communicate what they wish to pass on to others.
The information can be passed on clearly , this is why we see it as a popular aid for public speaking and communications.
As seen above a popular presentation software is Microsoft Power Point. Companies use software such as this to display data to people clearly and professionally. Business may use a PowerPoint to display the current data such as profits, losses and to display these in graphs so as quantitative data as well as qualitative data can be understood.
by M Turner
In your own words explain the purpose of presentation software.