Do you like Microsoft PowerPoint? Are you looking for an app that can help you in creating presentations on your Smartphone? If yes, then this app is a must-have for you. Google Slides is a nice app which allows you to edit and create new presentations on the move irrespective of whether you have an internet connection or not. This app is basically the Google version of PowerPoint. It provides you all the tools and features which are necessary to create presentations. Having an intuitive user interface and a simple layout and design makes Google Slides an easier app to use for everyone. However, do keep in mind that this app requires access to private information like contacts. If you are wary of such intrusive apps then it is best for you to avoid downloading it.
Google Slides has a home screen which lists all the presentations that you have recently worked on. You can start editing any presentation you want simply by clicking on its title. If you want to create presentations from scratch then you will have to click on the + icon that is located on the bottom-right corner of the screen. Clicking this icon will present you with two options. You can either choose a template for your presentation or create one on your own. There are various templates of presentations available that you can use for creating your presentation. You can make changes to the template using the various editing and formatting tools provided to you.
When attempting to create presentations without any template in Google Slides, you will have to add slides to your presentation on your own. You can do this by clicking on the 'add slide' icon located on the bottom-right corner of the presentation screen. Various slide options will be listed for you and you can choose the one that is appropriate for your requirement. You can change the theme of the slides by choosing a theme from the themes section and applying it to your presentation. The themes section can be accessed from the drop-down menu which can be opened by clicking its button that is located on the top-right corner of the presentation screen.
In addition to changing themes of the slides, you can insert images, shapes and text boxes into individual slides in Google Slides too. Click on the + icon on the top bar of the presentation screen to add images from gallery or camera, various types of shapes, text and comments any slide of your presentation. After you have completed working on your presentation, click on the play icon to see a slideshow of your presentation. You don't have to save your presentations in Google Slides as it continues to automatically save everything while you are typing it. Using this app, you can open and edit PowerPoint presentations too and can also save your slides as PowerPoint presentations.
The best feature of Google Slides is that it does not require an internet connection for working on presentations. You can work offline on your presentations in areas where internet connection is not available.
- Intuitive user interface
- Simple design and layout
- Create and edit presentations
- Various templates to choose from
- Wide range of editing and formatting tools
- Insert shapes, images and tables into your slides
- Open and edit PowerPoint presentations
- Automatically save presentations you are working on
- Collaborate on presentations with other people
- Work on your presentations offline
Google Slides is an app which is marketed towards people who don't like wasting time and like working on presentations on their Smartphones. It offers them the chance to create presentations and edit them using various editing and formatting tools. You can use this app to collaborate with others on your presentations too. This is a slightly intrusive app so proceed with caution if you don't want to compromise your privacy.