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10 Tips to give life to your ideas with Power Point 2010
Power Point 2010 is the tool of choice for students, teachers, professionals and even children, when creating presentations and the new 2010 version offers more ways than ever to create and share dynamic presentations. New and striking visual and audio capabilities will help you tell a story with almost cinematic quality, so easy to create as attractive to observe. In addition, now PowerPoint 2010 lets you work simultaneously with others or publish the presentation online and access it from virtually anywhere, either through the Web or a smartphone.
1. Increased impact and visual power to your presentations.
Save time and money by applying sophisticated photographic effects without using additional photo editing programs. Transform images by using the new and improved features of image editing. You can adjust the color, brightness, contrast and saturation. There is also an advanced cutting tool. Power Point 2010 also boasts artistic touches such as blur, brush and watercolor filters. Edit your images and make them exactly what you want.
2. Work with other users without having to wait your turn.
PowerPoint 2010 redefines the way you collaborate. Through co-authoring, people in different locations can simultaneously edit the same presentation. In addition, with Office Communicator (now Lync) you can view the availability of other team members who are working on the presentation and easily start a conversation without ever leaving PowerPoint. Ideal for working in a team atmosphere.
3. Add a personalized video experience.
Embed and edit video files directly in PowerPoint 2010. Cut easily to show only the relevant sections or add markers at key points in the video to have quick access to them. You can also trigger an animation that starts automatically the reach these markers, as well as specify when the video appears and disappears, in addition to implementing a variety of styles and video effects (for example, reflections, bevels, 3D rotation). With these new features, you can quickly capture your audience's attention.
4. Imagine a presentation at the right time.
Share your PowerPoint 2010 presentations by sending a URL so that people can see your presentation on the Web. Recipients can view slides in high fidelity, even if they do not have PowerPoint. You can also convert the presentation high quality video with narration.
5. Get access to your presentations from more locations and on more devices.
Publish your presentations online for later view and edit them by web or Windows Phone:
• Microsoft PowerPoint Web App: extends the experience to the Web and enjoy views of high-quality on-screen full, store and edit your work when you're away from your PC.
• Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile 2010: stay updated and performs immediate issues through improved PowerPoint Mobile version specifically adapted for Windows Phones.
6. Create high quality with wonderful graphic presentations.
You don’t need to be an expert in design to create professional-looking graphics. Use dozens of additional SmartArt® designs to create flow charts, lists, diagrams of infinite possibilities and images to illustrate your ideas in the best possible way. Transform words into attractive images that best illustrate your ideas. Create diagrams as easy as writing a bulleted list or text and images becomes a diagram with just a few clicks.
7. Captivate audiences with new transitions and improved animations.
The new slide show transitions are now more dynamic, with new animation effects and transitions that look similar to graphics seen on TV. Get access to preview animations and then apply, customize or replace with ease. You can also use the new features to easily copy an animation from one object to another.
8. Organize and print your slides in a more effective way.
Easily organize slides by sections: divide a presentation into logical groups of slides, rename sections to facilitate the administration of the content (for example: assign slides to a certain author) or print a single section of the presentation easily.
9. More quickly perform tasks.
The new Microsoft Office Backstage ™ view replaces the traditional file menu to allow you to save, share, print and publish presentations with just a few clicks. With the improved Ribbon, you can gain access to your favorite commands faster. Create your own tabs or adapt existing ones to customize them to your working style.
10. Works on several presentations and multiple monitors.
PowerPoint 2010 offers a completely separate window for each presentation that opens. In addition, you can view and edit several presentations independently, in parallel or even independent monitors. So if you are creating the largest presentation of your career, working on a team or against a deadline PowerPoint 2010 gives you the ability to work with more ease and flexibility to meet your goals. Convert dull work into unique presentations to give life to your ideas with the full range of tools of the new Office 2010!
To learn more about Office 2010 visit: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/
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