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Highlight mouse cursor when clicking

As mentioned in comments of this question, PowerToys (free and open-source) has a Mouse highlighter feature. It is available only for Windows 10 (and not 7) though. Note: those click highlights aren'...
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Text-based slides (in order to support version control)

(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. (...
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Text-based slides (in order to support version control)

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 ...
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Presentation software with tools

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, ...
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Framework/tooling suggestions for building an editor-presentation type site like slides.com?

This seems to be an opensource project that you might want to try: https://deckdeckgo.com/
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Drawing and making notes with mouse on a pdf during presentation

In adobe you meet this need, follow a very simple guide... https://bcourses.berkeley.edu/courses/1462694/pages/how-to-annotate-your-presentation-slides?module_item_id=15494654
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Drawing and making notes with mouse on a pdf during presentation

I think you could use Okular because it supports pdf annotations. When you are presenting your document in Presentation mode (View > Presentation, or Ctrl + Shift + P), you can hover on the top of ...
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Using a Windows 10 PC to control which image is shown full-screen on an Android device

If you create your presentations to use Reveal.js for presenting (there are several ways to do this but outside of the scope of your question) then you can use the Reveal.js multiplex option. This ...
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Beautiful visualization of narrated sentences (presentation video)

One possibility is to use Audacity or similar to create named or numbered audio clips (with a matching list of the texts) possibly mixing it with some suitable soothing background sounds (e.g. Whale ...
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Annotate pdfs and insert pages

sorry for the very late answer… I use Xournal exactly for ①, ② and ③. Xournal is available for Linux and Windows, I'm not aware of a Mac version. As far as I can tell, it's no more actively developed ...
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Video tutorials as code with open source software

You can script all of the above with MoviePy where you can: Generate a sequence of movie clips from static images, (screen shots), saved in a number of formats. Ditto with video clips in multiple ...
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visual presentation timer with segments either for MacOS or online

Online-Stopwatch Free Online - web based You can use the small version, or the full-screen version. Demonstration: Note that the blinking red is at the beginning and end of each segment, and it ...
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Free software to create non-linear presentations with a free camera?

It looks like the iMapping Tool could be right for you. Like Prezi, it is based on deep zooming, but more focused on building structured Knowledge maps than on fancy presentation effects. The ...
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Text-based slides (in order to support version control)

I use hovercraft which turns markdown into HTML slides with some nice effects. It's based on impress.js underneath.
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Interactive presentation / E-Learing software

I you'd like an open source alternative to PowerPoint / Office: LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your ...
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What software did Elon Musk use for the SpaceX presentation

According to this thread on Reddit somebody saw the presentation running on a Mac and therefore suspects them to use Apple Keynote.
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PowToon alternative

There are a couple of alternatives, but, as the commentators above have quite correctly noted, it depends on the "specs" of your presentation. When I needed to make a user story video, I used ...
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standalone presentation editor

Did you have a look at Kingsoft Presentation? http://www.kingsoftstore.com/presentation-free.html it might fit your needs as it can be installed independently or as part of a whole office suite.
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Highlight mouse cursor when clicking

Try realcursoreditor http://www.rw-designer.com/cursor-maker Then i used this profile: http://www.rw-designer.com/cursor-set/yellow The only downside is using this you have to manage your profiles ...
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Non-proprietary Presentation / Vector Graphics Animation

LibreOffice Impress has the following features: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform (Windows, OS-X & Linux) Just about all of the power of PowerPoint Export as html with a choice of ...
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How can I convert a video of a simple text slideshow back into a slideshow file?

For Step 3, I found out that Powerpoint allows importing a text file where each line of the text file becomes the headline of the slide. So by editing the Master slide (to position and format the "...
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Authoring/CMS with animation support + assets

I think just yesterday I have recommended this opensource webapp for another question but it fits the bill perfectly for your usecase (that is if I have understood it correctly): DeckDeckGo This is ...
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Annotating a PDF presentation with a Wacom graphics tablet in Linux

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,...
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Is there a free-standing equivalent to PowerPoint's "SmartArt" feature?

I'm not sure, whether or not SmartArt is included, but as some screenshots looks promising - did you ever try WPS Office?
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Program to open an Apple Keynote (.key) file in Windows or Linux

Just go to CloudConvert and you will convert to whatever you want, No need for Apple any more
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