Microsoft has been very keen, in updating the feature list of it’s major cash-cow, Office, specifically, PowerPoint 2013. Some of the significant additions recently include, the collaboration interface, Comments, track changes, Shapes merge e.t.c.
However, it still lacks of some core features such as online publishing. However, there is an alternative, Office Web app.
Before Cloud Storage integration, collaborating and working together simultaneously on a presentation, was definitely a pain in the back due to several reasons. There was no easy way to track change nor to share the files with each other. To overcome these problems, Web app is the best solution.
First of all, Signup or a SkyDrive Cloud Storage account. It provides upto 25 GB of free storage space, which is more than enough, if you are merely going to use it for .PPT file storage. Now, upload your presentation file. Browse to the upload folder, right click on it and choose ‘Edit’..
- With the Free Storage space online, you can have a permanent backup of your presentation for a lifetime.
- Full pledged editing of your presentation, at your fingertips.
- You can embed the presentation file on your blog, or personal page, without any hassle
- Sharing presentations was never easier. All you have to do is give the link, to provide someone access to view your presentation.
You can edit you’re PowerPoint presentation hassle-free, using Web apps. It even has a massive collection of Free PowerPoint Templates and Templates too choose from, and apply.
Internet Explorer is perfectly optimized for the web user interface. You can seamlessly access it’s features without lag.
Publishing the Presentation
Once you’ve done editing you’re presentation, completely. You can publish it publicly or share it. Click File -> Share, You can either choose to e-mail you’re contacts the presentation, Acquire the direct link or post the link to access the PPT, on facebook.