pptPlex: Pan-and-Zoom Presenting with PowerPoint

Microsoft Office Labs have just released pptPlex, a new add-in for PowerPoint that enables a new way of navigating through a presentation. Instead of the traditional transition effects of PowerPoint, pptPlex allows a user to zoom in and out of slides with panning effects between slides as transition.

During Mix Essentials in Belgium, Martin Tirion used a similar effect for his presentation but he developed it completely in Silverlight. Contrary pptPlex is completely integrated in PowerPoint and doesn’t require any coding from you.

Here’s a video the Microsoft Office Labs team created to introduce pptPlex:

Video: An Overview of pptPlex

Please note that software from Microsoft Office Labs are prototypes. As they say themselves: “The prototypes <…> are like "Concept Cars".  They aren't products or features of Microsoft Office.  Don't expect them to work perfectly, or be available here forever.” In the discussion forum

Comments (0)

Skip to main content