Introduced on March 9, 2006, after Google acquired Writely, Google Slides (formerly known as Google Presentations) is a free presentation web application. It includes nearly all 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
Google Slides features include:
- 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.
Google Slides supported file types
Google slides support the .ppt, .pptx, .pptm, .pps, .ppsx, .ppsm, .pot, .potx, and .potm presentation file types.