In 2014, E-iceblu released a free program that allows the user to work with PowerPoint documents from any .NET, C#, VB.NET, AND ASP.NET platform. Spire.Presentation for .NET is one of the most useful programs that offer assistance with presentations without installing PowerPoint on your computer. The program supports processing PowerPoint presentations in C#, Excel, PDF, and barcode.
The free component has a variety of uses for people, who work with Microsoft.NET apps (WinForms, ASP.NET). The software is compatible with other .NET apps. It’s important to note that the free version allows the user to read or write only 10 presentation slides. For PDF conversion, the free version offers only 3 pages.
The Commercial Edition of Spire.Presentation for .NET, there are no limitations. However, the price tag is far from being moderate. The Pro edition costs $599. Leading experts from presentation design company Presentation Geeks recommend checking the free version out first. Not every user is satisfied with the options this software offers.
The software supports PPT and PPS (PowerPoint Presentation and SlideShow 1997-2003) and PPTX and PPSX (PowerPoint Presentation and Slideshow 2007, 2010,2013) formats. With the assistance of this program, you can manage written contact, images, animations, tablets, and videos on the PowerPoint slides. Spire.Presentation for .NET supports MSO charts components and printing. You can use this program to export the PowerPoint presentation slides to PDF-files and a variety of image formats, including JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, and more.
Spire.Presentation for .NET offers the following functions:
- Creating, reading, modifying, and opening PowerPoints presentations using different sources
- Converting presentation slides to different formats
- Creating and editing slides and adding them to the presentation
- Managing shapes
- Managing animation effects
- Managing hyperlinks, pics, videos, and audio to the slides
- Working with PowerPoint tables
- Adding and formatting text
- Protecting and encrypting slides.
Spire.Presentation for .NET comes with a free version.