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PowerPoint Slide Show Converter

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PowerPoint Slide Show Converter promises to convert PowerPoint presentations to slideshows without the need for any additional programs. While this claim is partially true and PowerPoint Slide Show Converter delivers results, the program doesn't fully live up to its promises.

This program could not be much simpler, which we thought was fantastic. Most likely, you will not need to take a trip to the Help file, since the converter outlines every step on screen and practically holds your hand during the intuitive process. You are given a chance to operate the converter in Simple or Special Mode. Special Mode allows for greater flexibility, by providing opportunities to add custom features to the PowerPoint file such as changing the timing and adding sound. However, we were told we needed Microsoft PowerPoint to operate Special Mode, even though the description says we can run a slideshow without additional programs. Fortunately, Simple mode converted our presentation into a simple slideshow that could also be used as a screen saver and performed its duty quickly, easily, and intuitively.

Special features were light on this simple program. Highlights include an option for creating an autorun file for burning the file onto a CD and a handy preview button that lets you see the program before converting it. The 30-day trial period is plenty of time to navigate the program. While we were pleased with the Simple Mode, we were disappointed with the Special Mode option and would only recommend this download for those with very basic needs for PowerPoint slides.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "A Useful PPTX Converter Software..."

    October 11, 2011  |   By yoyo628

    Version: PowerPoint Slide Show Converter 3.2.2.6

    Pros

    PPTX Converter the most professional powerpoint 2007 converter. It is used to convert pptx files to pdf, doc, docx, docm, xls, xlsm, xlsx, txt, rtf, htm, html, url, jpg, jpeg, tga, bmp, rle, png, emf, wmf, gif, tif, flv, swf, etc.

    Cons

    This PPTX Converter can not only convert pptx to ppt but also convert pptx to flash files such as swf and flv. Then you can upload these video to YouTube, your Blog, your Space, and other websites to share with.

    With the PPTX Converter, you can create PDF file from documents including ppt, pptx, pptm. PPTX Converter can convert PPTX to JPEG image file and convert PPTX slide to JPG picture file. It is the best PPTX converter, which is both powerful and easy to use.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "This program is okay for simple PowerPoint Presentations."

    September 3, 2006  |   By bonitakika

    Version: PowerPoint Slide Show Converter 2.2.0.2

    Pros

    Easy to install and use to convert PowerPoint Presentation to .exe file. Best used on presentations that do not have any sounds or music.

    Cons

    The presenation I wanted to convert to .exe file had sound effects and music. This coverter only converted the slides without the sound effects and music. Also, the image quality of my photos seemed to degrade a little bit.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Okay until you want to send a .pps to a Microsoft Outlook recipient"

    May 20, 2006  |   By jasiahh

    Version: PowerPoint Slide Show Converter 2.1

    Pros

    Quick and very easy to use.

    Cons

    I cannot send a converted file (.pps) to a MS Outlook recipient as it recognised as 'potentially unsafe'.

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