Free Presentation Makers

PowerPoint presentation maker websites

These free presentation makers will help you create a professional presentation slideshow, comparable to the ones you can create in the pricey Microsoft PowerPoint. These presentation makers really stand out because they're all online services with no software to download.

The free presentation sites on this list have all the features you'd expect, allowing you to create a slideshow with eye-catching text, clear images, perfect transitions, and the ability to input items like graphs and videos. They're also very easy to use, so you'll be up and running in no time.

If you are looking to cut down on the money you're spending on software, I really recommend starting with these free online presentation makers. It's likely that you'll find they're even better than the ones you have to buy.

If you're looking to find a free presentation maker program you can download, here's a list of free presentation software that may be just what you're looking for. There's also a free PowerPoint viewer if you only need to look at or share an already created PowerPoint presentation.

Within these free presentation makers, you can use free PowerPoint templates and free PowerPoint backgrounds to add some interest to your slide show.

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Google Slides

Screenshot of Google Slides in Chrome
Google Slides.

Google Slides is an intuitive online presentation maker that automatically saves as you work and lets you create an unlimited number of presentations.

Sharing is easy with Google Slides because in just a couple clicks you can give anyone access to the presentation, whether it be the public or specific people only.

Slide transitions, templates, and layouts are available to choose from and, on top of other advanced features, you can import your own items like videos and images. Another bonus is that you can save a presentation to an offline file.

Of all the presentation sites and 'PowerPoint' makers below, I highly recommend you check out Google Slides first. Not only for the reasons mentioned above but also because you'll have access to other awesome online tools from Google through Google Drive.

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Zoho Show

Screenshot of Zoho Show in Chrome
Zoho Show. © Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd.

Zoho Show matches very closely to Google Slides as the best free presentation maker.

All the regular tools and features are present as well as several unique and advanced ones. For example, you have the ability to not only share presentations and chat with others in real-time, but also to actually present the slideshow live across the internet.

Something else to keep in mind with Zoho Show is that, much like Google Slides, it's connected to your Zoho account, so not only do you get the free presentation maker but also a word processor, online calendar, and spreadsheet tool.

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Screenshot of Visme in Chrome

If you need a presentation maker that provides nearly all the resources you need to create a slideshow, Visme has you covered.

There over half a million free images that you can add to your slides, in addition to themes, widgets, charts, graphs, shapes, banners, icons, and thousands of other objects.

You can also use the Visme online presentation website to import videos from YouTube and Vimeo, and it features automatic spell check and sharing capabilities.

Sharing your slideshow at Visme can be done through a public link as well as through an embed code. You can only share privately if you upgrade and pay for Visme.

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Live Presentations

Screenshot of Live Presentations in Chrome
Live Presentations.

Live Presentations' ease of use puts it near the top of this list of free presentation sites.

This online presentation website lets you upload existing presentations that are in popular file formats and even lets you download them again to save them locally. This is in addition to creating new ones entirely online.

All the regular presentation making features are included like master slide selection, slide transitions, themes, custom color, and font, etc.

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Screenshot of PowToon in Chrome

The PowToon online presentation site is super easy to use because it supports drag and drop and organizes everything on screen to make it simple to see what you’re doing.

Whether you’re creating a presentation for school, a TV ad, or a tutorial, among others, you can browse through several already-made presentation templates at PowToon to start editing on right away. 

A large gallery is included so you can find clip art images under several categories. You can also share presentations made on PowToon and export them directly to YouTube.

See some examples of what you could make at PowToon. To make an online presentation video longer than five minutes or to download your presentation as an MP4, among other features, you have to upgrade to a paid plan.

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Screenshot of emaze in Chrome

emaze is much different than the previous websites, which in some cases is a good thing. While some free PowerPoint-like makers can display unique effects to transition between slides, emaze does this much differently by providing a completely unique platform altogether for each presentation.

Instead of moving through presentation slides from left to right like a book, emaze uses different techniques, like zoom or 3D movements, to present a slideshow.

Regular presentation making features are included as well as a few unique and advanced ones. You can even upload an existing PowerPoint file and use it on emaze.

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Screenshot of SlideBoom in Chrome
SlideBoom. © iSpring Solutions, Inc.

The SlideBoom online presentation site is available if you need to publish presentation files you've already built in other presentation makers.

You can store up to 100 files as long as they're each under 100 MB in size.

Though you can't edit any slides once they've been uploaded, SlideBoom can still display images, video, audio, and even slide transitions. Also, once published, other users can even create graphical comments on your presentations by drawing on the slides.