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Create dynamic, engaging, and beautiful presentations on your journey through Prezi
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783552931
Paperback136 pages

About This Book

  • Learn how to breathe new life into your old slides by importing them into Prezi
  • Create dynamic presentations in Prezi using your own custom content, which may be developed externally
  • Discover how to collaborate on presentations with clients and colleagues across both geographical locations and time zones

Who This Book Is For

If you want to learn Prezi, and specifically design within Prezi, this is the book for you. Perhaps you already know a bit about Prezi but have never used it, or perhaps you have used Prezi before but want to learn how to incorporate your own custom design elements. In either case, this book will get you up and running quickly. It would be helpful to have a bit of familiarity with basic design concepts and the use of Prezi, but prior experience is not essential.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Why use Prezi?
Getting to know the lingo
Getting inspired
Getting started
Which account to choose?
Summary
Chapter 2: Working with What You've Got
Introducing templates
What can I do with PowerPoint?
Creating a Prezi from a template
Customizing a Prezi template
Turning your PowerPoint into a Prezi
Summary
Chapter 3: Creating Something New
Before you begin
Creating a Prezi from scratch
Adding basic content
Adjusting, rotating, resizing, and moving frames
Customizing a theme
3D backgrounds
Editing the themes' CSS code
Summary
Chapter 4: Using Existing Content
Adding graphics and dynamic content
Adding custom graphics content
Adding complex graphics
Adding multimedia content
Adding sound
Adding external content
Summary
Chapter 5: Working with External Packages
Creating the content
Working with Adobe Illustrator
Summary
Chapter 6: Making it Work Together
Grouping content
Creating paths
Adding animations to your path
Adding timings
Summary
Chapter 7: Collaborating
Inviting editors
Editing as a group
Sharing presentations
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Transform your PowerPoint slides into a Prezi presentation
  • Create and customize presentations using the Prezi templates
  • Edit themes and add 3D backgrounds using the in-built wizard or CSS code
  • Embed custom graphics and multimedia content into your presentation
  • Work with external tools such as Adobe Illustrator to import your own content
  • Make your content work together by adding timings, animations, and paths
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients across traditional space and time constraints
  • Share your presentation with desired audiences and get feedback on your work

In Detail

Do you dread sitting through a presentation while someone clicks through endless dull slides? If so, then you will love the presentation tool Prezi. Unlike traditional presentation software, Prezi allows you to create non-linear presentations that easily embed your own content or content from the web and can be easily shared via a link.

This book will be your indispensable companion through the exciting journey of learning Prezi. It will guide you through everything you need to know to get started using the existing content and by bringing in new custom materials you've created. This guide contains helpful advice on practical considerations when designing presentations in Prezi. From considering the color scheme to designing the layout, this book will give you useful hints and tips.

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