Let's face it. PowerPoint (PPT) Presentations have become, for lack of a better word, dull. Once considered the darling of presentation software, Microsoft's flagship presentation product is now so familiar to most viewers that it literally becomes difficult to watch. It's even more difficult to create something truly spectacular with the limited options that make the software easy to use but dull. The reason Microsoft does general presentations so well is the same reason it tends to be limited on niche presentation needs. It's designed around a standardized format that uses a limited number of functions to keep it easy. Fortunately, presentation software is now a mature industry. There are plenty of choices that are equally easy to use when creating compelling niche presentations. The key is to understand which presentation software excels in which area. Keep reading to discover some of the most popular PowerPoint alternatives available based upon the desired output type.

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Annotation software is rounding out the emergence of new work and productivity apps among professionals. As we all know, communication is key in business because it helps increase productivity and efficiency. As human beings, we’re hardwired to process information and thoughts from multiple sources in a very quick manner. Annotating a complete thought, idea, or opinion when reviewing information allows for the transfer of information in an efficient manner before interruption occurs. Annotation software is becoming an increasingly popular tool for collaboration, peer reviews, and feedback due to the near infinite possibilities and potential uses.

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