Create a presentation of text / images / audio / video

What you need:

Presentations are commonly done using a sequence of "slides" using applications such as PowerPoint or Keynote or Google Presentation.  Presentation applications support the inclusion of images, audio or video files.

How to do it

For information on how to use presentation applications, see: PowerPoint or Keynote

If you plan to use a PowerPoint presentation on both Macs and PCs, be sure you are aware of the differences between versions of Powerpoint, particularly in how they handle audio and video, see:

OfficeHelpForMac > PC to Mac and Back

Tips and suggestions

Here's a number of sites on best practices:

Share presentations / slideshows on the web


What it is:

Making your slides available on the web.

What you need:

A web slideshow application such as SlideShare or Prezi.

Sometimes also PowerPoint or Keynote files.

How you do it:

Depending on the program, you either upload existing files to the web, or create them right on the website's application.

Tips and suggestions:

You can now upload Apple Keynote files to Slideshare.