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I like Greenshot. You can take screenshots in various ways (whole desktop, one window, selection etc.), save, mail, print or edit it and highlight parts, add text and arrows, and more.


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You can use Skitch: free works with Windows/Mac (even Android/iPhone) circle/comment/arrow/check/etc parts of an image can take screenshots and crop+edit on the fly it does not allow highlighting, but the latter is really not obvious to find (requires OCR). I added 2 annotations on this image with Skitch, I find thempretty smooth:


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Although it is designed for SVG vectorial graphics, Inkscape is suitable for this too: freeware / open-source cross-platform it saves as SVG, so you can link the original image into the SVG file, this meaning that all your annotations will be kept in that file, while the original image remains unchanged export to PNG (Export as Bitmap in the File menu) ...


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You can open the .keynote file online at iCloud and export it (Apple now allows you to sign up online without an Apple device!). It will ask you to sign up at the top of the homepage, from which you can enter your details and use Keynote/Pages/Numbers online. You can then view it as a PDF on Windows/OS X/Linux.


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Simen Wu's iPhotoDraw stores annotations in separate layer, physically in separate XML file and includes most of the alignment etc. features you'd expect from a professional easy-to-use software


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You can do exactly this sort of thing with FFMPEG, (and much more of course), I recently used it to generate a slide show of shots for part of a video of a friends funeral to send to the other side of the world to his parents. There are lots of examples of how to this online including the wiki, (and on the stack exchange sites). Free Cross Platform ...


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NetViewer Meet NetViewer Meet is an online conference and screen sharing tool. It consists of two downloads: a Moderator and a Participant app. As a moderator, you can: Control which screen to be shared, yours or a participant's Control who receives remote control over the displayed screen Select whose video signal to be transferred. You could transfer ...


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You can use ImageMagick (Free, open source, cross-platform, CLI) to create an image from some text: convert \ -size 165x70 \ xc:lightblue \ -font Bookman-DemiItalic \ -pointsize 12 \ -fill blue \ -gravity center \ -draw "text 0,0 'It is 28 degrees today'" \ image.png Then you can use FFmpeg (free and open-source, Windows/...


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If by "annotate" you mean "draw", Okular can do that in presentation mode, but the annotations are ephemeral. Click on the Toggle Drawing Mode icon in the top bar to enable or disable the possibility to draw in the presentation mode. The drawings are cleared automatically when leaving the presentation mode. You can also click on the Erase Drawings icon to ...


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I use PowerPoint for this all the time to set up training guides. Just take screenshots of some program then use call outs and auto shapes to highlight what is important. You can format the shapes color/line width things like that. It is definitely not a true document markup tool but it certainly does the trick and being that it is software most anyone ...


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PicPick: is free for personal use can draw resizable selection can draw resizable shapes and can insert text in a shape (automatically aligned) edit and move shapes and text boxes later in the same session (but not after reopening the image because it doesn't use a special format like GIMP and Photoshop to store layers) no grid or snapping functions


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The easiest and most portable solution would be to create your interactive presentation as a mini-web site, with local relative links, images and possibly sounds. Then simply put the whole minisite on the USB drives. If there is a file called index.html in the root directory of the drive a lot of computers will automatically open it. You can have automatic ...


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The LibreOffice Impress program allows you to do at least most of this, (I don't have any pdf files with embedded notes to test on at the moment). Open a pdf in impress, Press F5 and the first page is displayed full screen on the other monitor or the projector Local screen shows current page and next page, you can toggle on notes as well. You can add notes, ...


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(1) Not trendy, in fact somewhat old, but also reliable (and I have used it) is Slidy2 (and see the demo). It is actually easier to use that it might first appear. It is fairly versatile, and works. (2) What you describe is pretty much what Marp is -- although from the Github README, it seems to have been mothballed (although there have been some very ...


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I found an application called SnagIt. Its a commercial app but they offer a free trial version. It seems to have everything I need, so this is the one I'll be using. I also found SnapDraw which is freeware. But pay attention during installation because it will ask you to install a conduit browser toolbar which is almost impossible to get rid of.


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I would use Blender, no doubt! Free, simple, easy. It's the open source equivalent of Maya, CAD etc. and probably even better than them. [see www.blender.org] also have a look at google scetch - since you prefer something else


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Suggesting these software's without my personal experience but I hope my answers will help you.:) FreeCAD FreeCAD is a general purpose feature-based, parametric 3D modeler for CAD, MCAD, CAx, CAE and PLM, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits a wider range of uses in engineering, such as architecture or other engineering ...


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To complete Franck Dernoncourt's answer: Create a bash script named 0moviemakingscript.sh in the folder which contains the audio files with contents: #!/bin/bash for f in *; do if [ "$f" != "0moviemakingscript.sh" ] then mv "$f" "${f%.*}"; convert -size 450x280 xc:lightblue -font Bookman-DemiItalic -pointsize 40 -fill blue -gravity ...


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You can use Prezi: free online presentation tool import from PowerPoint can branch off to other slides nice looking pre made templates easy to use windows/ios/osx app Here's an example of branching off to other slides (by this person, not me!).


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I know that you said that you want to use Acrobat but this page, Use Mouse as Laser Pointer in a PowerPoint Presentation, shows you how to do it in PowerPoint, using an inbuilt function, without the need for extra/third party software (always a bonus). You have a presentation to deliver in few minutes and you just realize that you forgot your laser ...


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Apache OpenOffice Impress, works on Windows & Mac. Google Drive Google Slides (not sure how this would handle huge presentations). Have you thought about writing lessons for a website? Wordpress could be a nice option to categorize all lesson plans. Would also be able to use a Syntax Highlighter for online markup.


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BigBlueButton has everything you are looking for: 1 - Supports many people/clients with webcam & presenter with webcam 2 - Can show both face & slide presentation (with audio but I think that is understood) 3 - server choose one person/client to be shown on each clients' computer. We additionally used this feature for taking attendance Additional ...


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Besed on @Franck. What I am doing is 1: Faking an external monitor. Don't need any software for that (https://superuser.com/a/796884/185370). Then I present the presentation. One one monitor the presentation, and on the second (fake) montior the notes. I am connect to the computer with any remote desktop software (realvnc, ultravnc, teamviewer, etc'), ...


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You can have this effect using LaTeX. Whole document is saved in text and you can generate presentations from LateX sources. Another option is to use knitr. It's able to generate presentations from text and data. It's usually used to present data and graphs, but can be used for another applications. If that'll work for you, you should check RStudio - has ...


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Big Blue Button is a online conferencing tool - Open Source/Free Software, so either host your own instance or use one of the multiple hosting companies that support it. While it has screen sharing, video and microphone, etc. it also allows the uploading of documents, which are converted to PDF on the fly and you can click through them all like a slideshow ...


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You can also have a look at Kingsoft Presentation Professional. They are one of the biggest vendors on office suites after Microsoft if not even bigger. I personally don't have a recent experience with them, but the people around me that use their office are really happy with it. A workaround that comes to my mind is to export the presentations to PDF ...


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I recommend Presentation Pointer Software. The Presentation Pointer Software: Adds cursor highlighting abilities and more visual and audible mouse click effects Displays your keystrokes in an overlay at the bottom of the screen. Allows you to draw on a “live” screen to point out whatabouts and whereabouts of the things you are demonstrating. Allows you to ...


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I'm using Gwenview for this on Linux. This application belongs to the KDE desktop (so it will draw in "some" requirements). It's primarily an image viewer with a lot of extensions, and a.o. also features an automatic slide-show mode. For your case, the automatic slide-show mode might not be fitting. But you could start the application in full-screen with ...


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There are two more answers to this question: Use the Full Screen mode of Xournal: View --> Full Screen. In addition, turn on One Page view: View --> One Page. If you want to get rid of the toolbars, you have to manually edit ~/.xournal/config (in case it is not existing, simply save your configuration from within Xournal: Options --> Save Preferences). ...


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This sounds like the sort of thing that Twine would be very useful for, while it is not "presentation" software it is intended for interactive stories where the user selects their own path through the story. Easy to use Can include graphics Free Cross Platform (Mac/Linux/Windows) or online authoring system Your finished product can be viewed through most ...


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