PresentationML represents PowerPoint presentations with a wide variety of styles, transition effects, animations, and more.  PresentationML represents presentations with the following features:

  • Slide formatting capability with inheritance semantics through template slides.
  • Slides that can contain notes and comments, enabling users to record detailed presentation notes that are visible only to the presenter.
  • Slides that contain sophisticated graphics, animations, video, audio, and a wide variety of other features that help make presentations more dynamic and engaging.

The most common use of PresentationML is the automatic generation of presentations.  Managers can generate presentations for summarizing performance to be presented to upper management.  Sales professionals can generate presentations tailored directly to an audience.  Sophisticated software systems enable picking and choosing slides from a library of slides, enabling assembly of presentations from a stock of professionally prepared slides.