In our last post about Adobe Presenter, we looked at its beginnings as Presedia Producer. And that’s where the comparison ends. Adobe has added features and possibilities over successive versions to make this new version such a power-packed program that there’s little to compare.
Rather than do an introduction to Adobe Presenter conventionally, we decided to do this as a small FAQ post – so here are the questions and answers you want to explore!
The answer could be both: an add-in that works inside PowerPoint, or a standalone program — but if we had to choose just one answer, then this program is certainly an add-in. It does much more within PowerPoint than it does outside it.
Presenter shows up as a tab within the PowerPoint Ribbon, as shown in Figure 1, below.
Figure 1: The Presenter tab within the PowerPoint Ribbon
The various options available are placed within groups:
Essentially, you must be a PowerPoint user to be able to work with Presenter — if you already know how to use PowerPoint, then Presenter will provide you with a feel of working within that same program — in fact the integration is so seamless, you may as well think you are working inside PowerPoint. Presenter is just another tab in your PowerPoint Ribbon and all options work in the same way as you would expect typical PowerPoint options to behave like.
The newest version is Presenter 9, and it costs $499. You can also upgrade from Presenter 8, the older version for $199. Additionally, Presenter is also available as a subscription product — you will pay $14.99 a month for an annual subscription.
Here are some great resources:
Here’s a video that discusses Presenter 9, the newest version available.
Also here’s an informative video that walks you through Presenter
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