Video Projector Reviews/Info/Utilities
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Other useful software
PowerPoint MVP Chirag Dalal has become one of the industry's experts on using multiple monitors and running multiple shows in PowerPoint. He has several very useful add-ins:
The PowerShow add-in utilizes this mode to extend PowerPoint's multi-monitor support. It enables you to show different slide shows on different monitors simultaneously. It also utilizes this mode to provide span support for individual slide shows. Using PowerShow, you can control what slide show would span how many monitors. True Multi-monitor mode enables PowerShow to let you view the speaker notes on the laptop while viewing the slide show on another display connected to an external device like a video projector.
The SundayStar addin for PowerPoint introduces the following slide show features to PowerPoint running on a computer that supports a multi-monitor configuration:
- Start multiple slide shows on a monitor simultaneously.
- Each slide show has a keyboard shortcut associated with it. Switch between slide shows using the keyboard shortcuts.
- Slide design view stays in-sync with slide show.
- Slide show stays in-sync with slide design view.
SundayStar works with Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, PowerPoint 2002 (XP) and PowerPoint 2003 on Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000 and Windows XP.