Slideboom lets you keep your custom animations.
Slideboom allows you to play animated *.gif’s within your presentation.
Slideboom will not deal with flash animations at all, whereas Slideshareconverts them into static pictures.
However, Slideboom only supports files up to 30mb.
Vs.Share Your Slides!
If you are routinely creating presentations for lectures,conferences, seminars e.t.c. Then why not considersharing content using an online presentation-sharingtool. Slideshare (www.slideshare.net) and Slideboom(www.slideboom.com) are two sites that allow you toupload content that you have produced in MicrosoftPowerpoint. This is a useful backup in the event thatyour memory stick dies when you go to deliver thepresentation! Also, you can then grab a snippet of codethat Slideshare generates, and embed the presentationinto a webpage. You can also easily share presentationswith people on your social networks.
If you are struggling with graphics orembedded fonts in your presenta-tion, convert the file to a *.pdf first,and upload this to the converter!
Share Your Pictures! Using: /
If you generate lots of images in the course of your research, then a really great way to share them is with aphoto sharing service such as Flickr / Picasa. These services allow you to bulk upload your photos and thenorganise them into groups and sets. This can be really use-ful, as it provides somewhere where you can store you pic-tures that can be accessed from home or university com-puters. It also provides a measure of resilience in the eventthat your PC hard drive fails. You can permit people theshare your images for example, by embedding them in theirblogs. This is a useful way to drive traffic to your content;and hopefully through exploring your pictures—they willwant to learn more about you; read your profile and thendiscover more about your research.
Share Your Documents
Anyone in the world of academia is routinely creat-ing documents—whether that be course notes, pa-pers, or working reports. Scribd is an online servicethat you can use to share such documents. You up-load your files, and Scribd converts them to it’s ownproprietary format “iPaper”, which is easy to viewon any browser that has the “Flash” plugin installed;without needing to load up an external applicationsuch as Adobe Acrobat. With Scribd; you can sharedocuments by distributing the link to your document; allowing you to post to social networks and sites suchas Twitter; however, if you host your own website; you can also “embed” documents within the page; Scribdgenerates a snippet of HTML code for you, that you can grab and paste into your site. You can specify thedimensions of this box to fit in with your site layout. Within this box, your document can be previewed, withthe option to click on it, and “pop it out” in its own window.