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Original URL: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2015/11/11/powtoon-as-ppt-alternative/
what is Powtoon. http://www.powtoon.com/?edgetrackerid=1407528290497
PowToon is Web-based animation software that allows users to create animated presentations by manipulating pre-created objects, imported images, provided music and user created voice-overs. Powtoon uses an Adobe Flex engine to generate an XML file that can be played in the Powtoon online viewer, exported to YouTube or downloaded as an MP4 file.
- Videomaker, Presentation tool, storytelling tool.
- templates versus starting from scratch
- having a plan (or a story, or a screenplay)
- narrate with voice over your video. can’t edit recording, but can re-record
Haiku Deck (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5crVTsJk9QE)
is one of the many cloud-based applications, which effectively can substitute PowerPoint. Here is an entry from this same blog, which list a generous choice of similar applications:
Before you start working on PowToon, please consider the following guidelines for a good presentation design:
Here are some tutorials, which you might consider:
How to use PowToon
Powtoon Tutorial – Creating Your First Powtoon
Plamen Miltenoff, Ph.D., MLIS