Alambic is an enterprise class PDF creation and distribution solution. Alambic makes it very easy to create and distribute PDF documents inside and outside your company.
Beamer is a LaTeX document class for creating structured presentations that are held using a projector, but it can also be used to create transparency slides. It provides a lot of easy-to-deploy commands, tricks, templates and libraries for producing presentations. Read more
bystroTeX is a slideshow system oriented towards scientific presentations. It is especially useful for giving formula-heavy technical talks. It uses Scribble (the Racket documentation system) to generate HTML slides with LaTeX formulae.
CriaWips is a full-featured presentation application that offers a platform both for small presentations and large presentations for commercial presentations.
DFBPoint is a presentation program that features text, background images, images and video playback.
glpresent is an OpenGL presentation tool. Simple full-scren mode and the ability to navigate forward and back. It's GL so we can have some cool inter-slide transitions.
HopSlide is a tool for authoring and playing slides. It supports animations, annotations (slide overlays), math formulas (MathML support and TeX syntax support), SVG images, and canvas graphical effects. HopSlide can be used to compile slides into XHTML files. These files can be used by XHTML capable browsers (e.g., Firefox). Compiled slide files can be used to play the slides without HopSlide.
Imposter is a standalone viewer for the presentations created by OpenOffice.org Impress software. User interface uses GTK2 toolkit. GNOME Human Interface Guidelines are followed but GNOME libraries are not used to keep dependencies at minimum.
Impressive is a simple open source presentation program that displays slideshows of image files (JPEG, PNG, TIFF and BMP) or PDF documents. Rendering is done via OpenGL, which allows for some "eye candy" effects. Read more
KeyJnote is a program that displays PDF presentation slides with style. Smooth alpha-blended slide transitions are provided for the sake of eye candy, but in addition to this, KeyJnote offers some unique tools that are very useful for presentations.
KeyJnoteGUI provides a nice KDE frontend to KeyJnote. KeyJnote is a somewhat different presentation program. It uses OpenGL to present some cool visual effects during a presentation.
KPresenter is a presentation application. With KPresenter, you can prepare a set of slides for use in an on-screen slideshow or for printing. Your slides can include text and graphics in a variety of formats, and of course, you can embed all sorts of objects.
LiPPGen, the Literate-Programming-based Presentation Generator, takes a standard Literate Program (with LaTeX as the documentation language) as input and lets the instructor comfortably generate presentation slides for each code chunk.
Magic Point is an X11 based presentation tool. It is designed to make simple presentations easy while to make complicated presentations possible. Its presentation file (whose suffix is typically .mgp) is just text so that
you can create presentation files quickly with your favorite editor (e.g. Emacs, vi).
mdp is a command-line based markdown presentation tool.
mechapoint is a simple presentation player written in C++. Mechapoint uses an XML file format, and displays its graphics using Evas.
Multitalk is a presentation program designed for giving more interactive and engaging talks. Slides are laid out in a two- dimensional canvas that you navigate in any direction, in real time, using the mouse. All of your talks can be merged into the same space. You can zoom out and create hyperlinks between slides. Each slide may also contain nested expandable sections like a folding text editor. Every slide can have an arbitrary style to control layout and visual appearance.
MUP is a markup previewer. It supports multiple markup formats. You can use it to read markup text, but it is also useful when writing markup text to check how your work looks, thanks to its refresh-as-you-save feature.
Pointless is a presentation tool primarily targeted at the un*x world. Presentations are made using a simple markup-language (best described as a mix between TeX and Pod, and affectionately known as "The Pointless Language"). The resulting slideshow is rendered using FreeType and OpenGL for optimal visual quality. Hardware accelerated OpenGL is highly recommended but not required in order to run pointless.
The pointless tool is designed in an extensible way, allowing the user to make simple presentations with minimal effort, yet providing for more complicated presentations through the inclusion (or, if necessary, coding) of extension modules.
Portable Presenter is a package designed to give presentations. It is written in Perl/Tk only, which is available for UNIX and for Windows.
RaccoonShow is a little program to convert some slides and audio for a presentation into Macromedia Flash format. This makes it easy to put your presentations online.
tpp is text presentation program: an ncurses-based presentation tool. The presentation can be written with your favorite editor in a simple description format and then shown on any text terminal that is supported by ncurses - ranging from an old VT100 to the Linux framebuffer to an xterm.
Whyteboard is a painting whiteboard application that allows the annotation of PDFs, PostScript documents, and various image formats with common drawing tools (pen, rectangles, ellipses, and text). Read more
Xebece is a multipurpose tool for information visualization and organization. It can be used to set up intriguing presentations. Likewise, Document management is straightforward and effective if you use Xebece.
xsw is a slideshow presentation tool for those who are frustrated with Microsoft PowerPoint and its clones.