Introduced March 9, 2006 after Google acquired Writely, Google Slides (formerly known as Google Presentations) is a free online presentation program that includes nearly all of the capabilities of a traditional presentation program, such as Microsoft PowerPoint. Google Slides offers the benefit of cloud storage, which means that users' documents are saved automatically, and may be retrieved even if their hard drive or SSD fails.
Google Slides features
In its default form, Google Slides includes many features, several of which are listed below.
- The ability to insert images, formatted text, animations, other media
- The use of a variety of templates
- The ability to edit transitions between slides
- Collaborative editing for sharing between computers, devices, and other users
Supported file types: .ppt, .pptx, .pptm, .pps, .ppsx, .ppsm, .pot, .potx, .potm
Official site link: Google Slides