Keynote User Guide for Mac
- Intro to Keynote
- Intro to images, charts, and other objects
- Create your first presentation
- Choose how to navigate your presentation
- Open or close a presentation
- Save and name a presentation
- Find a presentation
- Print a presentation
- Undo or redo changes
- Show or hide sidebars
- Quick navigation
- Change the working view
- Expand and zoom your workspace
- Customize the Keynote toolbar
- Change Keynote settings on Mac
- Touch Bar for Keynote
- Create a presentation using VoiceOver
- Add or delete slides
- Reorder slides
- Group or ungroup slides
- Skip or unskip a slide
- Change the slide size
- Change a slide background
- Add a border around a slide
- Show or hide text placeholders
- Show or hide slide numbers
- Apply a slide layout
- Add and edit slide layouts
- Change a theme
- Add an image
- Add an image gallery
- Edit an image
- Add and edit a shape
- Combine or break apart shapes
- Draw a shape
- Save a shape to the shapes library
- Add and align text inside a shape
- Add lines and arrows
- Animate, share, or save drawings
- Add video and audio
- Record audio
- Edit video and audio
- Add live video
- Set movie and image formats
- Position and align objects
- Use alignment guides
- Place objects inside a text box or shape
- Layer, group, and lock objects
- Change object transparency
- Fill objects with color or an image
- Add a border to an object
- Add a caption or title
- Add a reflection or shadow
- Use object styles
- Resize, rotate, and flip objects
- Move and edit objects using the object list
- Add linked objects to make your presentation interactive
- Select text and place the insertion point
- Copy and paste text
- Use dictation to enter text
- Use accents and special characters
- Format a presentation for another language
- Use phonetic guides
- Use bidirectional text
- Use vertical text
- Change the font or font size
- Add bold, italic, underline, or strikethrough to text
- Change the color of text
- Change text capitalization
- Add a shadow or outline to text
- Intro to paragraph styles
- Apply a paragraph style
- Create, rename, or delete paragraph styles
- Update or revert a paragraph style
- Use a keyboard shortcut to apply a style
- Adjust character spacing
- Add drop caps
- Raise and lower characters and text
- Format fractions automatically
- Create and use character styles
- Format dashes and quotation marks
- Format Chinese, Japanese, or Korean text
- Set tab stops
- Format text into columns
- Adjust line spacing
- Format lists
- Add a highlight effect to text
- Add mathematical equations
- Add rules (lines) to separate text
- Add or delete a table
- Select tables, cells, rows, and columns
- Add or remove rows and columns
- Move rows and columns
- Resize rows and columns
- Merge or unmerge cells
- Change the look of table text
- Show, hide, or edit a table title
- Change table gridlines and colors
- Use table styles
- Resize, move, or lock a table
- Add and edit cell content
- Format dates, currency, and more
- Create a custom cell format
- Highlight cells conditionally
- Format tables for bidirectional text
- Alphabetize or sort table data
- Calculate values using data in table cells
- Use the Formulas and Functions Help
- Add or delete a chart
- Change a chart from one type to another
- Modify chart data
- Move, resize, and rotate a chart
- Change the look of data series
- Add a legend, gridlines, and other markings
- Change the look of chart text and labels
- Add a chart border and background
- Use chart styles
- Animate objects onto and off a slide
- Animate objects on a slide
- Change build order and timing
- Add transitions
- Present on your Mac
- Present on a separate display
- Present on a Mac over the internet
- Use a remote
- Make a presentation advance automatically
- Play a slideshow with multiple presenters
- Add and view presenter notes
- Rehearse on your Mac
- Record presentations
- Check spelling
- Look up words
- Find and replace text
- Replace text automatically
- Set author name and comment color
- Highlight text
- Add and print comments
- Send a presentation
- Intro to collaboration
- Invite others to collaborate
- Collaborate on a shared presentation
- Follow activity in a shared presentation
- Change a shared presentation’s settings
- Stop sharing a presentation
- Shared folders and collaboration
- Use Box to collaborate
- Create an animated GIF
- Post your presentation in a blog
- Use iCloud Drive with Keynote
- Export to PowerPoint or another file format
- Reduce the presentation file size
- Save a large presentation as a package file
- Restore an earlier version of a presentation
- Move a presentation
- Delete a presentation
- Password-protect a presentation
- Lock a presentation
- Create and manage custom themes
- Transfer files with AirDrop
- Transfer presentations with Handoff
- Transfer presentations with the Finder
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Keyboard shortcut symbols
Create your first presentation in Keynote on Mac
To create a Keynote presentation, you first choose a theme , which is a collection of predesigned slide layouts you use as a starting point. Each slide layout includes placeholder images and text styled as titles and body content. To add your own content, you replace the placeholder content with your own.
Create a presentation from a theme
To open Keynote, click the Keynote icon in the Dock, Launchpad, or the Applications folder.
If the theme chooser (shown below) doesn’t appear, click New Document in the bottom-left corner of the dialog. You can also choose File > New (from the File menu at the top of your screen).
Note: If you’d like the ability to format table and chart data using the conventions of another language, choose the language in the bottom-left corner before choosing a theme. See Format a presentation for another language .
In the theme chooser, browse themes by category or click All Themes, then double-click a theme to open it.
Some themes aren’t downloaded to your computer until you choose them or open a presentation that uses one. If your connection is slow or you’re offline when this happens, placeholder images and slide backgrounds in the presentation may appear at a lower resolution until you’re online again or the theme finishes downloading.
Each slide layout offers a different arrangement of text and images that you use as a starting point for your content.
To add your own content to the presentation, do any of the following:
Add text: Double-click placeholder text and type your own.
Choose File > Save, enter a name, choose a location, then click Save.
If iCloud Drive is set up on your Mac, Keynote saves the presentation to iCloud Drive by default. You can change the name of the presentation or change where it’s saved at any time.
To end the presentation, press the Esc (Escape) key. For more ways to show a presentation, see Play a presentation on your Mac .
To close the presentation when you’re finished working, click the red close button in the top-left corner of the window.
Keynote automatically saves your changes, so you won’t lose any of your work.
Select a default theme for new presentations
You can set Keynote to always open a new presentation in a particular theme instead of from the theme chooser.
Choose Keynote > Settings (from the Keynote menu at the top of your screen).
Click General at the top of the window, then select “Use theme” in the For New Presentations controls.
The name that appears after “Use theme” is the currently selected theme.
Click the Change Theme button, select a theme, then click Choose.
To close the window, click the red close button in the upper-left corner.
After you change this setting, you can still open a new presentation with a different theme. Hold down the Option key, then choose File > New from Theme Chooser (from the File menu at the top of your screen).
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How to open a Keynote (.key) file in Powerpoint on your PC (Windows & Office)
By SK 22 comments Last updated December 30, 2022
Are you creating presentations on your at-home Mac or on-the-go on your iPad using Keynote but then need to convert them to Powerpoint to use at work on a Windows machine? Or vise-verse, you need to work with a Powerpoint presentation on your Mac or iPad using Keynote? Maybe you just received a Keynote presentation from a colleague or visiting Presenter/Lecturer and need to convert that into Powerpoint. Well, the good news is that to open a Keynote (.key) file in Powerpoint is easier than you think!
Apple’s presentation software Keynote is designed to create beautiful presentations on your Mac & iPad that stand out from its more famous Microsoft counterpart, Powerpoint. Keynote presentation documents are saved as Keynote format files with “.key” file extensions.
Keynote is an Apple program and therefore only available for Apple Mac and iDevices only, there is no Windows version. Since Keynote must be installed on the computer you are using to play Keynote files, windows can not playback any Keynote files. BUT, if you created a presentation in Keynote but now need to migrate it to Powerpoint, there is a relatively painless way to convert your presentation that allows you to view, edit, and play on a Microsoft Windows system.
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Export a file from keynote to powerpoint using your ipad, present using icloud, no download or export required, consider an ipad, use a third-party file viewer or converter, upload a powerpoint file to keynote for icloud, open a powerpoint file on your ipad, follow these quick tips to open keynote presentations on powerpoint.
- For Macs, File > Export To > PowerPoint
- On iPads and other iDevices, Share button > Send a Copy > PowerPoint
- Use iCloud’s Website via a browser like Safari or chrome and choose Settings > Download a Copy
- Try a Third-Party File Viewer
Open a Keynote (.key) file in Powerpoint: Export to PPT
If you created or received a presentation made in keynote, steps to open, view and edit this file on windows using powerpoint.
- With Keynote, you EXPORT your Keynote presentation into a Powerpoint document. Keynote presentations then are saved as Powerpoint (.ppt or pptx) files. To do this, launch the Keynote app, then open the presentation. Select File > Export to > Powerpoint ….and done!
- It’s just as easy on an iPad using the export to PowerPoint. Create or work on your presentations on an iPad and then email them to your work account, converted to PowerPoint all through your iPad!
- If you received a Keynote presentation but don’t have a Mac iPad with Keynote installed, ask the person who sent the Keynote slides (or anybody who has the app) to save the Keynote file as a PowerPoint presentation. After this, he or she sends the ppt or pptx file, and you open and edit it on your Windows computer.
To export a file to Powerpoint, make a copy of the file when you’re ready to send it
- From the presentation manager, tap the Share button
- Tap “ Send a Copy “
- Select the document you want to send
- Choose Microsoft PowerPoint (.pptx) format
- Select how you want to send the file (via Mail, DropBox, etc.)
- Complete the sending process
- When you export to PowerPoint, it replaces any unrecognized fonts with its system recognized fonts. Also, Microsoft replaces your animations and transitions with comparable Office animations and transitions.
Open a Keynote (.key) file in Powerpoint: iCloud, Your Other Option
There’s something wonderful about iCloud–it allows your Windows PC to use iWork too! When you use iWork for iCloud, you access all your presentations on any Mac or Windows PC web browser . Keynote for iCloud lets you open, work on, and share your files from any Windows PC or any computer connected to the internet with a supported browser installed.
Just sign in to iCloud.com, open Keynote, and start editing. To work in Keynote for iCloud, you must upgrade your iCloud account to use iCloud Drive or the Files App. Additionally, Keynote for iCloud can only download .pptx files, not .ppt.
Apple’s iCloud website and iWork even converts your Keynote presentations into Powerpoint files. Here’s how:
- Visit icloud.com
- Go to Settings Menu and upload your Keynote presentation
- Double click the presentation you just uploaded
- Select “ Download a Copy… ” then select Powerpoint
- After this, just open your Powerpoint file the usual way on your Windows PC
Cool Tip! And the awesome thing is that after your edits, you can use this same iCloud iWork tool to convert your presentation back into a Keynote file
Presenting your Keynote presentation through any up to date browser is easy! Just open a browser window (including Internet Explorer/Chrome/Firefox/Safari on Windows) type in iCloud.com and sign in, once there select Keynote for iCloud . Open your presentation and click the play button–done! iCloud’s Keynote also allows editing online without any need to download.
Be mindful of your fonts
With iCloud, your Mac’s local fonts don’t carry over to iCloud , so make sure you use system fonts that both your computer and iCloud share. If you do use local fonts, iCloud substitutes those with a system font. Also on iCloud’s Keynote, some transitions and animation may not play back smoothly, depending on your current internet connection.
Concerned about fonts and transition/animation quality? Then consider saving the file as a QuickTime movie. Quicktime keeps all the same fonts and same effects. Of course, your presentation is only viewable–no changes or edits possible. If you go this route, check that Quicktime is installed on the Windows computer you use.
An iPad is a great way to present your Keynote slides at business meetings, larger presentations, and even in the classroom. If using a projector or large display, you (or the tech) need to switch the projector’s input from a computer (or another device) to the iPad.
Another option is to use file opener program, like File Viewer Lite, that opens a variety of formats. On many of these programs, you open the Keynote presentations to review or present–but no editing or changes allowed.
Or choose a file converter, like Zamzar or CloudConvert, to converts your keynote files either PPT (Powerpoint) or PDF formats.
Going the Other Way? Powerpoint to Keynote?
It’s never been easier to take your Microsoft Powerpoint presentation from your Windows PC (or Powerpoint for Mac) and import it into Keynote. And Keynote now supports more Powerpoint features like commenting, conditional formatting, and even bubble charts. For specific detail on what features are compatible with Keynote, check out Apple’s compatibility site .
Keynote makes opening Powerpoint presentations super easy. Just open Keynote on your Mac, select import an existing file, and chose your PowerPoint presentation . That’s it!
Keynote supports uploads of both Microsoft PowerPoint (.pptx) and Office 97 or later (.ppt)
- Log into your iCloud account
- Click Keynote
- Drag the file you want to upload into presentation manager then choose Upload Presentation…
- Locate and select the file on your Windows PC or Mac
- Your file appears in Keynote for iCloud
- Send the Powerpoint presentation by email or uploads to iCloud Drive, DropBox, Google Drive, or another Cloud storage service
- Go to that storage cloud’s app and select the attachment. When it opens, tap the file and then tap the Share button . Tap Copy to Keynote
- Your iPad imports and automatically converts the file to Keynote
- Keynote lets you know the exact things it doesn’t support or if it made any substitutions for things like fonts
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December 5, 2018 at 5:20 PM
Many thanks, it is so helpful. I get my .key into .ppt without Mac. You are amazing!
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Helped me with my Keynote problem this morning at the office–right before a presentation. Thx
August 13, 2018 at 9:28 AM
The more accurate title should be “How to Export/Save Keynote for PowerPoint.” For somebody without access to any Apple products and doesn’t have or use iCloud (hard to believe, but we’re out there,) there’s no way to actually open the Keynote file on PC without somebody else exporting and saving it for PowerPoint.
October 12, 2017 at 12:24 PM
Love keynote formatting options; however, converting keynote to Open Source or Microsoft powerpoint still makes a mess out of columns…Powerpoint does not recognize them.
March 19, 2017 at 8:15 AM
Are there any updated instructions? This only half worked – the formatting and fonts are a mess! Also seems that Keynote has been updatedl
March 24, 2017 at 11:47 AM
Hi Nancy, Sorry that these instructions only partially worked for you. We’re looking into the latest updates on Keynote & PP and will update that article soon. Thank you for bringing it to our attention!
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November 30, 2016 at 6:21 AM
Thank you so much for the clear and well explained instructions. Helps a lot. Really appreciate it. Thanks again 🙂
November 10, 2016 at 12:24 PM
Excellent description. Thnx
October 26, 2016 at 4:23 PM
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September 30, 2016 at 11:45 AM
Thank you ! Just converted a big presentation from .key to ppt with no problems following the steps you’ve outlines. Your instructions and screenshots were perfect.
September 29, 2016 at 9:54 AM
Thank you! This was so helpful!!
September 13, 2016 at 11:17 PM
Thanks. This helped.
August 29, 2016 at 3:03 PM
Perfect, just what I needed. I just need to convert some .key files to .ppt, and it works very well.
August 13, 2016 at 3:20 AM
THANKS! Haven’t tried to convert my file yet, but your explanation is well written and easy to understand! Thanks for the step by step “tutorial” and the screenshots!
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How to Open Keynote .key Files on Windows
Creating presentations on our Macs or iPads with Keynote is really convenient while at home or on the go. But later, we have hard times when we want to open them on our Windows PCs at work using Powerpoint.
Sometimes the other way around happens. We desperately need to open Powerpoint presentations that our colleague or visiting lecture sent us, on our iPads or Macs using Keynote. Additionally, sometimes we need to edit Powerpoint presentations on Keynote.
Whatever you need to do, I have good news for you. In this article, I will show you easy ways how to open Keynote (.key) files on Windows PC using Powerpoint . Furthermore, here you can also learn how to open Powerpoint presentations on macOS and iOS using Keynote .
How to Convert a Keynote File to a PowerPoint Presentation
Convert keynote to powerpoint presentations on mac.
- Click on File .
- Select Export To .
- Choose PowerPoint .
Convert Keynote to PowerPoint presentations on iOS Devices
- While in Keynote, long – press on the Keynote presentation , and click on Share .
- Select Export from the menu.
- Tap on PowerPoint .
Convert Keynote to PowerPoint presentations on iCloud
- Select Download a Copy.
- Choose PowerPoint.
How to Open a Keynote (.key) file in PowerPoint
If you received or created a Keynote presentation, these are the methods you can do to view and edit the .key file on Windows using PowerPoint.
- While using Keynote, you can export the presentation into a PowerPoint document with a .ppt or .pptx extension. To do that, Select File > Export to PowerPoint , and that’s it. You’ve got the Keynote into a PowerPoint format.
- If you are using Keynote on your iDevice, use the export to PowerPoint option. Create the presentation on your iPad and then email it to your work account converted to a PowerPoint file, directly from your iPad.
- If you do not have an iPad or Mac with Keynote installed, and you received a Keynote presentation, ask the person to export the file into a PowerPoint presentation. After that, tell them to send you the .ppt or .pptx file on email so that you can edit it on your Windows PC.
How to Export a Keynote File to a PowerPoint Presentation Using Your iPad
If you are creating Keynote presentations on your iPad, you can send the file directly to your email in a PowerPoint format.
- Open Keynote on your iDevice .
- Select the presentation you want to export.
- Now, choose how you want to send the file. (via Mail, Drive, DropBox, etc.)
Note: When exporting to PowerPoint, the process replaces any unrecognized fonts with its system recognized fonts. Additionally, Powerpoint replaces your Keynote transitions and animations with comparable ones from Microsoft’s palette.
How to Open a Keynote file in PowerPoint Using iCloud
iCloud is a highly useful service for its users. It allows your Windows PC to use iWork. When you use iWork on iCloud, you can access all your Keynote presentations through any Mac or PC web browser . Keynote for iCloud allows you to open, edit, and share your keynote files from any Windows computer connected to the internet . You can also use devices with other operating systems. The only thing you need is internet access and a web browser.
To use Keynote for iCloud, sign in to iCloud.com and make sure your iCloud account uses iCloud Drive. That way, Keynote for iCloud will be able to download .ppt and .pptx files.
How to Convert Keynote to PowerPoint Presentations using iWork for iCloud
- Sign in using your Apple ID and password . Create an Apple ID if you don’t have one.
- Double-click on your presentation.
After you download the file, open it like any other PowerPoint presentation on your Windows PC. And, what is even more convenient is that after you finish editing the file, you can use this same iCloud tool to convert your presentation back to a Keynote file.
How To Present Keynotes Using iCloud
iCloud offers you an option to present any Keynote presentation without downloading or converting any files. It is simple. You just need internet access and a web browser.
- Open your browser of choice.
- Navigate to com .
- Open Keynote .
- Open your presentation and click on the Play button . That’s it.
Additionally, iCloud allows online editing your presentations, with no downloads required.
Pay Attention to Your Fonts
While using Keynote on iCloud, keep in mind that your local Mac fonts will not be available. So when creating your presentation on Keynoter for Mac or iCloud, make sure you choose system fonts that both your iCloud and computer share. If you include local fonts, iCloud will replace those with system fonts. Also, depending on your internet connection, while using Keynote on iCloud some of the animations may not playback smoothly.
However, if you are concerned about the animations and fonts, you can save the file as a QuickTime movie. That’s how you will keep all the same effects and fonts. If you are using this method, keep in mind that your presentation is only viewable, without options to change or edit something. Also, make sure you have Quicktime installed on the Windows PC you use.
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Want to Convert PowerPoint to Keynote Presentations? Here is How
Importing your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation into Keynote never been so easier. Keynote now supports many PowerPoint features. You can use it to comment, perform conditional formatting, and even create bubble charts on PowerPoint presentations.
Keynote makes viewing and editing PowerPoint presentations super simple. Just open the Keynote software on your Mac, choose import an existing file, and navigate to your PowerPoint presentation . You can open .ppt as well as .pptx file extensions.
How to Open a PowerPoint File Using Keynote for iCloud
- Open your web browser , type com , and login with your Apple ID .
- Wait while your PowerPoint presentation is uploading on iCloud .
How to Open a PowerPoint Presentation on Your iPad
- Send your PowerPoint presentation to your iPad . (Upload it to iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox, or send it to your email)
- Locate the attachment you’ve just sent on your iPad , and open it .
- Tap on the Share button and select Copy to Keynote .
- Your iPad will automatically convert and import the file to Keynote .
After the presentation opens, you may get a message telling you that the file was last edited in a different app than the most recent Keynote version. Also, it may tell you that Keynote does not support some aspects of the presentations. And lastly, Keynote will let you know for any substitutions that it may do for things like animations or fonts.
Having an option to open and edit Keynote and PowerPoint presentations on both Mac and PC is convenient and needed in many situations. Use these methods to get out the best from both worlds, Apple’s Keynote and Microsoft’s PowerPoint.
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How to open, edit and save .key Keynote files on PowerPoint on a Windows PC
Is there an easy way to open Keynote files on a Windows PC? My colleagues all use Macs.
Keynote may well be the best presentation software package you can buy – or get for free with any new Mac – but if truth be told it isn’t the most widely used. That honour still belongs to PowerPoint, and while it’s possible to open that program’s files in Keynote, the reverse is a little more complicated. Fret not, though, because in this tutorial we show you how to edit .key files in Windows.
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What is a .key file?
When you create a new presentation in Keynote the file is automatically saved in the .key format. This is different from, say, PowerPoint, which uses the .pptx format, or Microsoft Word, which uses the .docx variety . Essentially they all do the same thing, but not all applications can open each type of file.
The main issue for Keynote users is that PowerPoint is unable to read .key formats and therefore makes it a bit awkward to easily move presentations between the platforms. It can be done, though, as we’ll explain below.
Exporting a Keynote presentation in a PowerPoint format
If you’re the creator of the Keynote presentation then it’s actually very easy to convert it into a PowerPoint format that your Windows friends can open.
The first thing you need to do is find the file in question, open it, then go to the menu bar at the top and click File > Export To > PowerPoint.
This will open a new window that asks you to confirm that you want to Export to PowerPoint. Exporting creates a duplicate version of your Keynote presentation, so be assured that your original remains intact. The new one is simply in a format that can be opened on a Windows PC.
Before you create the new file try clicking on the grey arrow next to Advanced Options .
This reveals a dropdown menu where you can select the exact format you want. Usually the .pptx is the one you’d choose, but if the person to whom you’re sending the file is using an older version of PowerPoint (circa 1997-2003) then you can opt for .ppt instead.
Click Next , name the file and where you want to store it, then click Export . A copy of the presentation should now be found in the folder you selected, replete with a .pptx extension at the end. This means you can now send it to your Windows chums and they’ll be able to open it just like any other PowerPoint file.
Using iCloud to edit Keynote on a Windows PC
If the Keynote file wasn’t created by you, or you don’t have access to a Mac, then it takes a little more effort to open a .key presentation.
The easiest way is to use iCloud, Apple’s online portal, which includes web versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote. If you’re not an existing iCloud user then you can quickly set up a free account. Just visit the iCloud site and click on the Don’t have an Apple ID? option at the bottom of the screen. Follow the instructions and you’ll be good to go in a couple of minutes.
Related: How to use iCloud Drive
With you account set up, you now have access to the online version of Keynote. Just log into iCloud with your Apple ID and you’ll be presented with a selection of icons for all the different Apple services. Click on the blue Keynote icon to launch the application.
In the Keynote app you’ll see a Settings icon (a gear cog) at the top of the page. Click on this and a dropdown menu will appear, with the option Upload Presentation at the top.
Select this, navigate to your .key file, click Open, and your presentation will appear in the Keynote app.
From here you can either edit the presentation and then save it as a normal .key file again, or if you want to use PowerPoint then you can download a copy in the .pptx format. To do this click on the Wrench/spanner icon in the upper right area of the screen and select Download a Copy from the menu that appears.
Now all that’s left to do is choose the PowerPoint format from the windows that appears and you will have a .pptx file that can be opened on your Windows PC.
While many of the features, fonts and formats will be shared across different applications, you might come across a few things that don’t quite match up. In these cases it’s best to let the software replace them with the ones it recommends. Hopefully most things will go smoothly, and before long both you and your Windows counterparts will be creating beautiful and informative presentations in a harmonious fashion.
Be sure to also check out our How to edit .pages files on Windows and How to install Windows on a Mac articles for more Microsoft/Apple collaborations.
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Need to create ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">amazing Keynote animation presentations ? The first place you should look is Envato Elements. It may be tempting to start searching for animated Keynote templates for free. But they won't give you the best results.
Envato Elements has thousands of amazing Keynote animations. Dow nload as many templates as you want for a low monthly price. Use them in as many presentations as you want. They're a huge step up over free animated Keynote templates.
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30 Amazing Keynote Templates From Envato Elements (With Cool Designs for 2022)
Free animated Keynote templates can't compare to Elements' options. Take a look at some of the ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">awesome Keynote templates . Find them all on Envato Elements:
1. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Business Keynote Animation Presentation
The Business Animate Keynote template is perfect for business-oriented presentations and even webinars. It comes with more than 1000 custom icons. You'll also get amazing animation in Keynote effects and transitions. These will help you introduce different sections of your presentation.
You'll also find pre-made slide designs that are easy to edit. Plus, there's a link to the fonts that are used in the presentation. Animated Keynote templates free online can't beat it!
2. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Color-X 2 Keynote Animation Template
The Color X-2 is a colorful and versatile animated Keynote template. Use it for all kinds of presentations.
The template comes with 100 unique slides and is fully animated. It’s also easy to edit as all shapes, colors, and fonts are completely customizable. And the Keynote animation plugins template comes with icons and other presentation elements.
3. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Fast Running Keynote Animation Presentation
If you need a sports-themed presentation, the Fast Running template is a great choice. The template is fully animated and includes more than 170 unique slide designs.
The Keynote animation plugins template also includes image placeholders. Easily add your own photos. You'll find charts, graphs, icons, and other necessary presentation elements.
4. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">NOTIFY Creative Animated Keynote Templates
Are you looking for creative Keynote animation templates? Try the Notify creative animated Keynote templates! This awesome animated Keynote presentation comes with a full-screen and responsive design.
It also comes with elegant transitions that bring your presentation to life. Plus, you get plenty of slides, a vector icons library, and a full user guide. Don't go for animated Keynote templates free online. Use this premium option instead!
5. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Modern Keynote Animation Presentation
This template with animations in Keynote is designed in a timeless design. This makes it perfect for any type of presentation.
It works well to create awesome Keynote presentations. It's ideal for the fashion and beauty industry. It's versatile enough to be used in corporate presentations as well. It comes with awesome animations in Keynote. This template also includes a grand total of 1000 custom icons and many slides that are easy to edit.
6. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Infographic Animate Keynote Template
Looking for the most complete and cool Keynote animations template? You've found it. This template with animations in Keynote includes 600 slides. It comes with infographics ready to customize. Some of its best features are:
- 600 total slides
- 10 color schemes
- 1000 icon set
- fully animated
- 16:9 (Full HD)
- easy to edit
7. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Sign Animated Keynote Presentations
This template with animations in Keynote stands out with its minimal design. The slides feature modern images and plenty of white space. It comes with nice Keynote effects and dynamic animated transitions.
More amazing features include:
- 100+ unique creative slides
- 50 infographics
- eight mockup devices
Start working with this Keynote animation template!
8. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Rockefeller Creative Keynote Presentation
Check this complete Keynote animation template. This Keynote motion graphics presentation includes 100 unique creative slides. You'll find amazing Keynote animation examples. Use it for business, marketing, education, or social media presentations.
The Keynote animation plugins template features:
- overlay picture effects
- brush effects
- layouts based on master slides
- fully animated slides
9. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Night Animated Keynote Template
This template with animations in Keynote is dark. It's a cool Keynote motion graphics for multipurpose professional presentations. You'll find a bunch of dynamic backgrounds for Keynote. Most Keynote animation templates for free out there can't match it. It includes:
- 100 unique slides
- 57 slide masters
- unlimited template color change
- pixel-perfect illustrations
- all graphics are resizable and editable
- modern, simple and clean design
This template has some of the best Keynote animation examples.
10. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Foodie Duddie Keynote Template
Check this foodie template with cool animations. It's perfect for chefs or anyone in the food industry. Work with Keynote dynamic backgrounds to create amazing presentations. Animated Keynote templates for free won't have this much design quality. This Keynote motion graphics template includes:
- 50 unique slide designs
- overlay picture effect
- mockup devices
- free updates
11. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Studio Minimal Presentation Keynote Template
Studio Minimal combines powerful animations for Keynote with sleek and versatile slides. Find 120 unique slides to choose from. You'll also get +4000 line and simple vector icons.
All slides are pre-animated. This helps you build stunning slides quickly. Create sleek animated Keynote presentations with this download. Keynote animation templates free online are no match for this premium option.
12. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">SOKA - Animated Keynote Presentations
SOKA is a multipurpose business Keynote presentation template. The Keynote animation download features colorful and professional slides. The template includes 65+ master slides and many various editable infographics. Each slide has dynamic backgrounds for Keynote.
Create Keynote dynamic presentations with this download. It'll be hard to find free animated Keynote templates as cool as this one.
13. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Hexon Keynote Template
Hexon is a creative and geometric Keynote template. It's also a multipurpose geometric template. Animated Keynote templates for free don't have such an elegant design. Use this Keynote transitions download for any type of presentation:
14. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Huddle - Dynamic Keynote Templates
The Huddle template is an awesome animated Keynote template. It boasts an impressive number of 150+ creative slides. The Keynote animation download also comes with section breaks and five color variations.
This animation Keynote includes handcrafted infographics. Use image placeholders to add your own photos. Present data in an organized fashion. That's why it's better than free animated Keynote templates.
15. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Planning Keynote Animation Templates
Try this Keynote template if you’re looking for a fresh design. Are you constantly planning schedules and appointments? Animated keynote templates are perfect to keep your audience engaged.
This animation Keynote template includes 120+ slide designs. Find plenty of slides to choose from. Present your plans in a clean and organized way.
16. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Creativia - Keynote Animation Template
Creativia has everything you need for a stunning presentation. Are you a creative looking for dynamic keynote templates? This one is for you.
With your download you'll get 150+ slides to choose from. The Keynote animation plugins template features five color variations. You'll also get a bunch of dynamic backgrounds on Keynote. This is better than animated Keynote templates free out there.
17. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Havic - Keynote Animation Templates
The Havic is one of our awesome Keynote animation templates. It features a creative and unique design. The template includes 150+ slides.
Use this Keynote presentation with animation to present information about your band or music project. The cool Keynote animations template was designed in widescreen format. Create Keynote dynamic presentations with this download.
18. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Makeit - Dynamic Keynote Templates
The Makeit Keynote template features a cool and professional design. It's got more than 150+ unique slides and five color variations. This Keynote animation template includes infographics and pixel-perfect illustrations. Most free animated Keynote templates won't include them.
Some slides have a Keynote animated background. This Keynote transitions download was designed in widescreen.
19. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Digital Marketing Strategy - Keynote Template
This is a great asset for anyone working in marketing. If you’re a fan of dark color schemes, this Keynote animation template is great. It includes tons of custom presentation elements as well as animation effects. You'll find object and slide transition animations.
This Keynote animation template is also perfect if you're looking for dynamic backgrounds in Keynote. Most Keynote animation templates for free you find online fall short in comparison.
20. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Strom Keynote Template
Storm is a stunning dark-colored Keynote animation templates. It comes with beautiful K eynote animated background. It’s perfect for business and corporate presentations.
Each slide is subtly animated. You'll also get tons of presentation elements such as charts, graphs, icons, and more. Create professional animated Keynote presentations with this download.
21. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Nexon - Keynote Animation Templates
Nexon is a minimal template with Keynote dynamic backgrounds. It features a modern design with beautiful animation effects. The template includes pre-made color schemes. Customize fonts and colors to match your brand. This Keynote presentation animation features:
- 150+ slides
- section break slides
- five color variations
- handcrafted infographics
- picture placeholders
22. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Tree Infographic Keynote Animation Templates
The perfect template for ecology and nature-related presentations. The Tree Infographic Keynote Animation Templates have an elegant design. It includes 20 unique slides.
You'll find vector icons, elements, and maps. Use Keynote effects and Keynote plugins to customize this template. This is one of the best animated Keynote templates you'll find.
23. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Minimal Animation Keynote Template
This is a minimal animation Keynote template and very easy to use. It's suitable for all kinds of business purposes and creative needs. Master slides and editable vector elements are featured.
Make a professional presentation with Keynote effects. Impress potential investors with Keynote dynamic backgrounds.
24. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Chart Infographics Animated Keynote Templates
You need these hundreds of unique infographic slides. Show off countless Keynote animation examples with this template.
A good Keynote presentation animation uses colors to categorize data. Sell investors on your next big idea using animation infographics. Most animated Keynote templates for free don't include infographic elements.
25. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Business Iceberg Animated Keynote Infographics
This Keynote effects template is great for presenting data in a visual way. It comes with animations for Keynote and has a minimalist design.
Find plenty of Keynote animation examples. Create Keynote dynamic presentations with this download. Animations for Keynote make data easier to digest. Impress your audience and sell your ideas with Keynote animation templates.
26. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Brusher Keynote Animation Templates
Create animations for Keynote with an artistic touch. The Brusher Keynote effects template stands out with its unique design. This animations for Keynote template comes with 120+ slide designs. Create beautiful Keynote dynamic presentations with this download.
This Keynote motion graphics features nice and smooth animations. It also comes with vector icons and is master slide based. It's ideal if you're looking for dynamic backgrounds in Keynote.
27. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Mountain Animation Keynote Template
Are you looking for a clean template with animations for Keynote? Mountain is a nice option. Work with beautiful and dynamic backgrounds in Keynote.
Animated Keynote templates for free don't offer this design quality. Add Keynote effects, Keynote plugins, and Keynote motion graphics. Create amazing, animated Keynote presentations!
This Keynote effects template comes with:
- 120+ total slides
- five pre-made colors
28. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Breathe Creative Keynote Animation Templates
Create unique and creative Keynote animated background. You'll get 50+ slide designs with this download. This template with cool animations is the one for you.
This template is easy to edit. Change colors, size, and images on each slide's Keynote dynamic backgrounds. Animated Keynote presentations like this one work as a great portfolio template.
See everything you'll get in your Keynote animations download:
- 50+ unique slides
- full HD resolution (16:9 / 1920×1080)
- drag and drop to change the image
- free fonts used
- 1200+ editable vector icons
29. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Mytemp - Minimalist Animated Keynote Presentations
This Keynote animation template is great for creative portfolios. Mytemp is a minimal Keynote motion graphics template. Work with Keynote dynamic backgrounds to keep your audience engaged. This is a perfect dynamic Keynote templates for freelance creatives.
Try out this Keynote animation example! It will keep your audience's attention thanks to its unique design. It comes with:
- 20 unique slides
- section breaks
- drag & drop images
- gallery & portfolio slides
- link for free fonts
Work with Keynote animation templates like this one. It includes some of the best Keynote animations.
30. ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">Orange Animated Keynote Template
We close the selection of templates with animations for Keynote with this one. Amazing animated Keynote templates come in different shapes and forms. This is one of the best Apple Keynote templates. Work with Keynote animation templates like this one. Use it in your next presentation, pitch, or webinar.
Work with this Keynote effects template for your next presentation!
Discover More Top Animated Keynote Templates From Envato Elements (In This Video)
See some of these cool animated Keynote templates in action. We also include more top examples for inspiration.
Check out some of our ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent">best Keynote template designs with animations from Envato Elements in this quick video:
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How to Quickly Make Animated Keynote Presentations (With Templates)
The first option is to make them from scratch by using a default design.
A much better way is to choose an animated Keynote template from Envato Elements. With these templates, animations are built in. Helps you quickly build Keynote slide decks in seconds. Let’s learn how.
For our purposes, let’s use the ga-analytics#sendElementsClickEvent"> Color-X 2 Keynote Template that we featured above. It’s a breeze to create a new animated Keynote presentation in a few quick steps.
1. Add Custom Content
Let’s start on slide 3 in the deck. It’s a series of three circular charts. This is a great way to visualize data like progress reports, market share insights, and more.
Next, edit the charts themselves to fit with your own data. To do that, click on one, then choose Edit Chart Data . A Numbers window will appear right inside Keynote.
There, you can easily customize the charts to fit your needs. No matter the type of slide, you’ll find that it’s quick and easy to create slides in Keynote. All thanks to templates like this from Elements.
2. Edit Slide Animations
Thanks again to Elements, you don’t have to do this from scratch. Every slide in this template comes pre-animated. But that doesn’t mean that you’re giving up creative control.
Click on the Animate button in the upper right corner of your Keynote window. That'll launch the Animate sidebar. It’s truly the nerve center of animations in Keynote. From here, change the various dimensions of each animation. For example, this slide features a Twirl effect.
Under Duration & Direction , change the timing and movement of the animation. To be sure your changes work as planned, try out the Preview tab in the sidebar. It provides a live look at the animation you’re editing.
3. Change Animation Order
These tools live in the lower half of the Animate sidebar.
Options like Delivery address how animations appear. And for the ultimate control, click Build Order at the bottom. Click and drag each animation on a slide and drop it into a new position.
It’s a smooth and efficient way to re-imagine slides by altering their animated content. It’s fast, simple, and easy to build animated Keynote presentations. All with a template from Envato Elements!
5 Quick Tips for Making Pro Keynote Animations & Slide Transitions
You've seen a selection of cool Keynote animation templates. But don't worry. Adding animations to your Keynote presentation isn't difficult. Here are a few animation and slide transition tips. These will help you make your presentations more engaging.
1. Familiarize With Animation Effects
All the Keynote templates on this list come with awesome animation effects. To customize them, familiarize yourself with different animation effects. Knowing this will allow you to tweak the duration and other settings.
2. Animate Individual Objects
Plus, you can animate individual objects, like timelines , on each slide. Use the Build In section to access these. Animating individual objects can make your presentation more engaging. It can also prevent your audience from losing interest.
3. Move Objects Between Slides
For this, you'll need to use the Action tool and apply the Move effect on the object you want to move. The object will be duplicated, and you'll need to move to where you want it to end up.
You’ll see a line that links both objects. It shows you the path on which the object will move. This effect works really well when you need to showcase a change in the process.
4. Customize Your Toolbar
Need to put together a slide deck for your presentation? Keynote templates can save you time. If you want to save even more time, take a few minutes to customize the Keynote toolbar. To do this, click on View from the menu bar and choose the Customize toolbar. Now all you've got to do is drag the features you frequently use. Remove those that you don’t use at all.
5. Choose Your Keynote Animations Carefully
Make sure to choose your animations carefully. They'll make your presentation look busy. Instead, create gentle transitions from one slide to the next.
Avoid using all the possible cool animations on a single slide. Space them out throughout the presentation. Use transitions between individual slides that introduce different topics or points. Save object animations for a few key slides within each section.
There are many options in Keynote animation templates. You don't have to use them all at once!
5 Cool Keynote Animation Trends for 2022
You’ve just seen a wide variety of amazing animated Keynote templates. They’re the place to start creating your own cool Keynote animations.
But to really wow your audience, embrace the latest styles. Let’s check out five of the top trends for animation in 2022:
1. Animated Infographics
Gone are the days when columns of text would suffice. Infographics are in. But even these visuals can be a bit dull if they simply sit on your slides.
They introduce content piece by piece. This will keep audiences focused exactly where you want when you want.
2. Seamless Animation With Magic Move
Magic Move is a stunningly simple yet beautiful feature unique to Keynote. A combination of animation and transition, Magic Move flawlessly carries objects between slides. The effect is totally cinematic. But you don’t need special skills to use Magic Move to thrill your viewers.
Ready to get started? Learn to use Magic Move in just a few quick steps with our handy overview:
3. Introducing Global Style With Animated Maps
In many ways, geography defines our lives. Now, give it the treatment it deserves by giving maps their own cool Keynote animations.
Zoom into a region or focus on a certain state. Consider using this trending technique to introduce your global team. Or even relive your favorite travel memories.
4. Bringing Slides to Life With Animated GIFs
GIFs: we often see them on social media . But they can also be right at home on your animated Keynote slides.
They’re incredibly easy to add. Arrange them just like any other image in Keynote. Learn how to add and edit GIFs in Keynote in just 60 seconds:
5. Teaching Effectively With Animated Keynote Webinars
As we adapt to working and learning remotely, webinars can be a key part of the process. To boost (and maintain) engagement, use of basic animations. These slick Keynote animations help smoothly segue from concept to concept. They'll keep you and your audience right on track.
More Keynote Template Resources for 2022
We've seen templates with cool Keynote animations. Use them to create great presentations. Those templates have Keynote motion graphics. These are more advanced and polished than simple ones you might create on your own.
There are more Keynote templates than you might think. There's truly a template for every type of presentation. Best of all, many include more cool Keynote animations.
Check out more Keynote presentation templates with the help of our articles:
Benefits of Using Professional Templates
There are a lot of Keynote presentation animations out there. But a professional premium template has some advantages. Learn the benefits over the free templates. Here are just a few of them:
- More customization options . Professional templates offer more customization options than free animated Keynote templates. Tweak every slide, color, and font of your animated Keynote presentations. Make the animation speak to your audience.
- Come with extras . Professional animated Keynote templates include extra features. These include infographics and image placeholders. This means you've got everything you need to create. Leave a professional impression on your audience in one package. Don't worry about trying to piece together various free templates.
- Greater design variety . Professional animated Keynote templates offer more variety. You’re not limited to the same layout. That might be the case with many animated Keynote templates for free.
- Save time . Envato Elements gives you access to top Keynote dynamic presentations. There are placeholders for each type of content. These will guide you through the Keynote animations creation process.
- Impress your audience . Animated Keynote templates from Envato Elements use the latest and best design trends. You'll end up with creative and Keynote dynamic presentations to stand out.
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Common Keynote Presentation Questions Answered (FAQ)
What goes great with animations for Keynote? Getting your questions answered! Many beginners face similar challenges when they start working with the app. We're here to help.
Here are five popular questions and answers. Pair them with your Keynote motion graphics:
1. What's the Best Way to Present Keynote?
There's a great unique feature that you can use to present your Keynote. It takes place online and doesn't need everyone to gather in the same room!
Learn to use Keynote Live with our guide. It even works with cool Keynote animations!
2. Does Keynote Support Multimedia?
Never underestimate the power of a well-placed video clip or music. It can set the tone for a presentation. Luckily, Keynote gives you ample features to work with both.
Here's my favorite part: you can even trim and change those files inside Keynote . That saves you from using an entirely separate app. Explore those features with the link below:
3. Why Should I Use Keynote?
In a word: simplicity . Leonardo da Vinci called it the ultimate sophistication. It's clearly present in Keynote.
PowerPoint is a great app with plenty of features. But there's something that's just easier about using Keynote. See the advantage of Keynote in action with Alex Spencer's article:
4. Can You Use PowerPoint Presentations in Keynote?
When you're learning a new app, you need help easing the learning curve. There's great news for Keynote users. You can open your PowerPoint presentations with no extra work needed .
Learn to convert a PowerPoint presentation. You'll never have to start from scratch. We've got you covered with our tutorial:
5. What Settings Are Important When Creating A Keynote?
When you're working with Keynote motion graphics, there's a setting you shouldn't avoid. That is slide dimensions. Set your Keynote up incorrectly. Then you run the risk of cutting off content or leaving space unused.
Set the perfect dimensions with the help of our tutorial:
Learn More Animations in Keynote
Are you getting started and don't feel confident using with Apple Keynote software? We've got a quick video tutorials series explaining how to use Keynote in 60 seconds .
Looking to dive deeper, learn more, and master animations in Keynote? Check out the ultimate Apple Keynote tutorial guide . Below are some example tutorials to give you a starting point:
Create Amazing Keynote Presentations With An Animated Keynote Template
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Editorial Note: This post was originally published on 30 October 2019. It’s been updated with contributions from Andrew Childress , Maria Villanueva and Janila Castañeda . Andrew is a freelance instructor for Envato Tuts+. Maria is the Associate Editor of the Tuts+ Design channel. Janila is a staff writer with Envato Tuts+.
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Pro Speakers on How to Give a Perfect Keynote Presentation
Updated: January 13, 2021
Published: November 03, 2020
Two years ago, I was asked to give a presentation about my HubSpot article on emotional marketing . It was by far the most exhilarating and nerve-wracking experience of my professional life.
I don’t necessarily hate public speaking. However, leading up to the event, I felt the full responsibility of not only delivering a good presentation but also teaching the audience valuable , actionable information — and that was very intimidating.
I wanted to do a good job, and I wanted to be a good teacher.
Therein lies the importance of keynote presentations : to be effective, they should be educational and entertaining. Do you have a keynote presentation in your future? Read on for some advice from professional speakers.
First, what is a keynote presentation? Glad you asked.
You may also be tasked with a keynote presentation in order to secure funding, make a sale, or update stakeholders or executives. Whatever stage you find yourself on, delivering a keynote presentation is an important responsibility as a public speaker.
How to Give a Perfect Keynote Presentation, According to the Experts
I spoke with four professional speakers on how to deliver a near-perfect presentation. Here are five pieces of advice they shared.
1. Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse.
When it comes to public speaking, practice quite literally makes perfect. Every expert I spoke with mentioned how frequently they rehearse their presentations.
“However much you think you need to rehearse, rehearse 10 times more than that. When you show up to a concert, you expect that the musicians know their songs, and you certainly don't want the first time they try to play it to be right there on stage. You owe your audience and the folks hiring you to speak the same respect,” said Melanie Deziel , international keynote speaker and founder of StoryFuel . (She received this advice herself from Michael and Amy Port at Heroic Public Speaking .)
Provided by Melanie Deziel
As more presentations and events become fully virtual, the likelihood of technical difficulties also grows. Rehearsing your content can help you weather any interruptions or last-minute changes.
Rehearsal not only leads to content mastery; it allows freedom in your presentations. “The more you rehearse and become comfortable with the content, the freer you'll be to take chances, experiment, and truly focus on your delivery, rather than trying to remember what comes next,” shared Deziel.
How do these experts recommend practicing your presentations? “[Use] a mirror,” said Olivia Scott , keynote speaker and founder of Omerge Alliances . “I take the time to see how I'm being received, I look at my body posture, and I look at everything to make sure that I feel good about what I'm delivering. This isn’t exactly a tool or technology, but it's a way to practice and rehearse.”
Additionally, consider asking friends, family, and trusted colleagues to listen to your practice runs and provide feedback on your presentation.
2. Ask for feedback.
Speaking of feedback, expert orators know to ask for it on a regular basis — from friends, peer groups, mentors, audience members, and clients. “Find a support crew and connect with other speakers in the industry,” mentioned Karen Hopper , keynote speaker and data strategist at M+R. Hopper personally recommends Shine Bootcamp , which provided her with lifelong friendships, helpful feedback, and a priceless education about public speaking.
Provided by Karen Hopper
“We help each other with feedback on our pitches, topics, outlines, and presentations, and we celebrate each others' wins,'' said Hopper. “ ... It’s well worth surrounding yourself with people who will cheer for you and who will give you honest feedback — the fastest way to get better is to ruthlessly seek out that feedback.”
Clients can also be an incredibly helpful source of feedback. If you’re asked to speak at an event or conference, consider asking the people who hired you. “I ask my client for their reaction immediately after every presentation. It’s important to know how they felt, and whether the presentation achieved their goals. Every time my client is happy, that’s my most successful presentation,” said Jeff Toister , keynote speaker, author, and customer service expert.
Lastly, the best feedback often comes from the source — in this case, your audience. Whether you ask questions during your presentation (which we’ll discuss next) or ask for feedback following your presentation, it’s never a bad idea to know what your audience thought about your keynote.
Feedback may look different if giving a remote keynote presentation, but it's still possible.
“It’s been a creative challenge to adapt a talk I'd hoped to give in person to work in a virtual environment. It's much harder to tell how your talks are received online, without being able to see nodding and note-taking and hear laughter and clapping. But all the feedback I have received [over email] indicated that my talk successfully changed the way many people are thinking about their content idea generation process, and that was the ultimate goal of the talk: to change how people think ,” shared Deziel, referring to her recent keynote at Content Marketing World 2020.
3. Engage your audience.
Nobody likes being talked at . Sure, delivering a keynote presentation involves you doing most of the talking, but it doesn’t have to be a one-way conversation. Many of the experts I interviewed encouraged some sort of audience engagement or interaction to enhance your presentation.
“People love to be involved in a presentation. Rather than explain a concept to my audience, I find a way to have them experience it,” said Toister. “For example, when I share how multitasking hurts productivity and causes us to make more errors, I have the audience try a brief multitasking exercise so they can experience the problem themselves.”
Did you know that audience engagement levels drop considerably (14%) if a presenter does most of the talking, versus if the audience talks just as much? Moreover, 64% of people believe that a presentation with two-way interaction is much more engaging than a one-way presentation.
Presentation engagement also takes practice — just like your presentation content itself. “ ... Entertainment comes from the performance itself: the way in which you deliver that content and the energy you bring to that delivery. This is a separate skill you need to practice. Work with a coach, watch back recordings of yourself to identify opportunities to improve your craft, and watch videos of top-notch comedians, poets and other speakers to see what you can learn from them,” encouraged Deziel.
Lastly, as important as engagement is, don’t let technology stand in the way. While smartphones and polling software can make audience interaction easier, they can also get in the way of you connecting with your audience. “I prefer to just have people stand up, raise their hand, or clap to participate in the poll. It gets the audience moving, and I don’t have to worry about WiFi connections or whether the polling software is working,” said Toister.
4. Prioritize your content as much as the delivery.
While entertaining and interacting with your audience is helpful and exciting, it shouldn’t take precedence over your presentation content itself. “Nearly all of what the audience can learn from you comes from the content: the stories you tell, the examples you share, the facts you cite and the other information you explain. Carefully crafting those materials and testing it out ensures that the audience will get the information they were promised from your session,” said Deziel.
Tools like PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Slides, and Canva can help you hone your content and develop a story within your presentation. A 2018 Prezi study (another presentation tool option) showed that 90% of people believe a strong narrative makes for a more engaging, interesting presentation. Data can help form arguments and explain facts, but stories stay with your audience long after your time on stage.
Storytelling is yet another way to engage with your audience, especially by evoking emotions like humor. “It’s entertaining to ask questions, saying, ‘Can anyone relate to this? Has anyone ever had this type of experience before?’ and then getting them involved with some laughter around those experiences. Laughter always helps,” said Scott, who presented at INBOUND 2020 .
Hopper, who was also a Breakout Speaker at INBOUND 2020, agreed: “Don't be afraid to be funny or drop in jokes — there are studies that show that laughing actually helps your brain retain information better, so not only will your audience have a good time laughing with you, but they'll also get more out of your presentation. It’s a win-win!”
5. Focus on the audience.
Finally, everyone can agree that public speaking is either revered or feared. If you relate to the latter and find yourself nervous when giving presentations, turn your focus on the audience.
“Speakers easily get nervous when they focus on themselves and worry too much about their own performance. Focusing on your audience first takes the nerves away and redirects your attention to making sure your audience gets something of value from your keynote,” shared Toister.
That’s the goal of a keynote presentation — to provide value to your audience. Regardless of what story you’re telling, what tools you’re using, or how you’re engaging the crowd, as long as you deliver a presentation that inspires your audience to think differently — even for 30 minutes — you’ve given a perfect keynote presentation.
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If someone sends you a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, but you’d rather use Apple’s presentation software, Keynote, you’re in luck! Apple’s done all the hard work for you. Here’s how to convert a PowerPoint presentation to Keynote.
Apple created Keynote knowing that nearly everyone using it would be coming from PowerPoint. This is no surprise, as PowerPoint has 16 years on Keynote and basically owned the presentation software market before Keynote came along.
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Knowing this, Apple made it incredibly simple to move from PowerPoint to Keynote by allowing you to open PPTX files directly in Keynote.
To do so, just open Keynote on your Mac, and then click “File” in the taskbar.
In the drop-down menu, click “Open.”
In Finder, navigate to the PowerPoint presentation you want to open, select it, and then click “Open.”
The PowerPoint file will open in Keynote, with some caveats. Unless you’re unusually lucky, you’ll likely see a warning appear. In our example, the source files for some fonts Keynote doesn’t support are missing. We click “Show” to get more information.
A dialog box appears that will allow you to resolve any issue(s).
In our example, the fonts that have a Warning icon next to them need to be replaced. We click the arrows to the right of each font to select a replacement.
When you’re satisfied with your selections, click “Replace Fonts.”
Note that this could change some formatting within the presentation, so it’s best to give it a quick once-over after you replace any fonts.
To convert a PPTX file to a KEY file, save it, click “File” in the taskbar, and then click “Save.”
Give your presentation a name, choose where you want to save it, and then click “Save.”
Your PPTX file is now a KEY file.
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So you’ve got a keynote presentation coming up, and you’re hitting the books to make sure you’re armed with the best plan possible. Besides taking notes from all the greats on TED, you’re reading up about a message structure that works, and looking for the perfect template.
While it seems like you’ve got your bases covered, like all things in life, there’s always a way to streamline the planning process.
According to Aaron Weyenberg , the UX Lead for TED and a self-professed “master of slide decks,” and the wizards behind Apple’s presentation slides , there are a number of tricks of the trade that you can rely on to create a rocking keynote presentation .
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1. Do your slides last
While most keynote speakers will typically build their presentation around the structure of a template, Weyenberg says that “building your slides should be the tail end of developing your presentation.” Before working on your slides, you should put together your main message, structure, supporting points – then practice and time your presentation. The reason for this, he says, is that the presentation needs to be strong enough to stand on its own. Approaching a keynote like this requires a shift in thinking.
While a beautiful set of slides is imperative to your presentation, it should not be central to it.
Weyenberg said it best: “The slides are just something you layer over [the presentation] to enhance the listener experience.”
Observe these 2017 Google I/O keynotes, especially CEO Sundar Pichai’s – the role of the slides are to support what the speaker is saying – not the other way around.
2. Get creative with photos
Often times, presenters will be far too literal or cheesy with their image choice. Weyenberg suggests to use images that are simple, yet punchy – and pairs nicely with your spoken words. He says to look for photos that are:
- Related to your keynote’s concept
- Are not complex in terms of composition
3. Simplify charts and graphs
While most presenters will simply drop an image of their charts and graphs into their deck, Weyenberg points out that it might be a bit “unsightly.” If you need to use data to back a point that you’re making, you should make the extra effort to make it more attractive – and this can be done by recreating it in your presentation app.
There are a couple benefits to doing this:
- It will make your presentation seem consistent and well-thought out
- You’ll have control over colors, typography, and more.
4. One theme per slide
According to the designers of Apple presentation slides, less is certainly more. Trying to cram too many ideas on one slide can only work to your detriment. Beyond ideas, the same goes for statistics.
Let’s play a little game: For the following idea, how many slides would you use? “The developer program is incredibly vibrant. We have over six million registered developers. Demand for this show has never been greater. We sold out in just over a minute [71 seconds].”
While the average person might think that 6 million and 71 seconds would belong on the same slide and be short and sweet enough, let’s compare it with what Apple’s CEO Tim Cook did.
He only leveraged two slides: The first said “6 million,” and the second: “71 seconds. Sold out.”
5. Create a visual experience with data
Taking a leaf again from Apple’s presentation book, once you’ve gotten the hang of having just one stat per slide – you should also make it as visual as possible.
One data point per slide, combined with it being visually interesting – is sure to be memorable.
6. Practice Really Makes Perfect
Imagine the late Steve Jobs, a legendary keynote presenter, still rehearsed for months before a presentation. According to Brent Schlender , one of the co-authors behind the Steve Jobs biography “Becoming Steve Jobs,” Jobs would rehearse and prepare “exhaustively” for all of his public appearances.
Despite being a natural on the stage, Jobs never would wing it, he came to the show well prepared.
“I once spent an entire day watching him run through multiple rehearsals of a single presentation, tweaking everything from the color and angle of certain spotlights, to editing and rearranging the order of the keynote presentation slides to improve his pacing,” remembers Schlender.
While you may not be a perfectionist like Jobs, you are likely also not nearly as good of a presenter as he is – so practice really makes perfect in this case.
7. Tell A Consistent Story
Circling back to Weyenberg’s tips – he suggests that in a good slide deck, every slide should feel “like part of the same story.” Think of your deck like a story – every slide should feel cohesive to the big picture message you’re trying to communicate – as opposed to random ideas juxtaposed together.
You can do this by:
- Using the same or similar typography, colors, and imagery across all slides
- Using templates can help with maintaining the same look and feel
8. Less is more
We explored the less is more concept earlier in the article by suggesting you keep to one idea per slide. The same can be applied to text.
When it comes to creating slides for your next keynote, the cardinal sin is a slide with ample text that is verbatim of your spoken presentation.
What this does is encourage people to keep their eyes on your slides instead of listening to you.
Weyenberg also points out that a text-heavy slide forces the brain to multitask between focusing on what it’s reading and hearing – which is quite difficult and will compromise your presentation.
9. Consider topic transitions
While you want to make your slides look like a cohesive unit, you want to also keep in mind that making every slide look the same may be boring. Weyenberg suggests to:
- Create one style for the slides that are the “meat” of the message
- Then create another style for the slides that are transitioning between topics
For example, if your overall slides have a dark background with light text, you can use transitional slides that have a light background with dark text. This way, they’ll still feel like they’re from the same presentation family without being completely uniform.
10. Tell a captivating story
It is fitting that our final tip comes from likely the greatest keynote presenter of all time. The late and great Steve Jobs had the ability to captivate and inspire his audience with his talks, and that’s because he was a very good storyteller. And that’s the golden leaf that you can take from Jobs’ book today.
Always aim to tell a captivating story.
One example is perhaps when he introduced the iPod: “In 2001, we introduced the first iPod. It didn’t just change the way we all listen to music. It changed the entire music industry.” Listen to Steve Jobs weave a story about the digital music revolution when unveiling the iPod.
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- Make sure that there is enough white space throughout your presentation . This will give your content room to breathe. Less is definitely more in this case.
- Emphasize only one object per slide – whether it’s an image, statistic, quote. This will make sure your audience stays focused.
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Keynote lets you create presentations as groundbreaking as your ideas. So go ahead. Wow people like never before.
Get the updates. Then get in touch.
Stay up to date when people join, edit, or comment in collaborative presentations and easily get in touch with your team using Messages and FaceTime.
Get more done on iPad.
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Captivate your audience with dynamic backgrounds.
Make your presentation stand out by adding stunning color and visual interest to your slides. Create motion on a title or closing slide for a bold statement, and keep viewers engaged with subtle movement throughout the presentation. To get started, choose one of three new themes featuring dynamic backgrounds, or customize any of the 18 presets.
Add live video feeds in any slide.
Appear in a window, right on your slides, with a picture-in-picture display in remote presentations, how-to videos, and lectures. Add live video from the built-in camera on Mac, iPad, or iPhone — you can even remove or replace the background for a dramatic effect. Or when presenting on your Mac, include a live feed of your iPhone or iPad screen to show off apps.
Present with your team. Seamlessly.
Say goodbye to saying “Next slide, please.” For slideshows with multiple presenters, you can take turns controlling a single deck — from anywhere — on Mac, iPad, and iPhone.
Outline your presentation. Easier.
With outline mode for iPhone and iPad, you can look at your presentation in a whole new way. Quickly jot down your thoughts, restructure ideas, and move concepts from slide to slide. Then switch to slide view and start designing.
Showcase videos like never before.
Play videos and movies continuously across slides, without the need to start and stop, find where you left off, or edit them into clips. Change the position, size, or rotation, and the video will animate seamlessly. The audio can even fade between slides or adjust when there is dialogue or voiceover.
Turn handwriting into text. Magically.
With iPadOS and Apple Pencil, your handwriting will automatically transform to typed text, so you can get back to what you were doing without interrupting your flow. Jot down a text bullet or scribble a date, and see it quickly turn into text.
Make backgrounds disappear.
Now you can more easily remove backgrounds from supported images — and even live videos — or adjust them to your liking.
Present over video conference. Like a pro.
Keynote for Mac delivers a seamless experience over video conferences. Play a slideshow in its own window so you can access other apps while you present. You can view your presenter notes, current and upcoming slides, and slide navigation in a separate window as well.
Other Key Features
Add accessibility descriptions to images, image galleries, movies, and audio to help people using assistive technology.
Easily record, edit, and play audio directly on a slide.
Captions and titles that stick with objects
Easily add text to images, videos, and shapes. Your words will automatically stay with objects — if and when you move them.
Color, gradients, and images
Apply a color, gradient, or image to the background of any presentation, to your text, or to any shape.
Create themes to use as a model for new presentations, and access them on any device using iCloud.
Enable Dark Mode to give Keynote a dramatic dark look and emphasize your content.
Add a large, decorative letter to make the beginning of your story or paragraph stand out.
Export your presentation as a movie or an animated GIF to share online.
From columns to donut charts, there are many ways to display your data. You can also create an audio representation of your chart using VoiceOver on iOS and iPadOS.
iCloud Drive folder sharing
Add a Keynote presentation to a shared iCloud Drive folder, and automatically start collaborating.
Image background removal
Quickly remove an image’s background to isolate its subject or make unwanted parts of an image transparent.
Add and view a collection of photos on one slide, and include a unique caption per photo.
Turn text, text boxes, images, shapes, lines, arrows, videos, and more into links. Then, during a presentation, tap to open web pages or email messages, to jump to other slides, or to exit the slideshow.
Add elegance to your mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation.
Edit shared presentations while offline, and your changes will automatically upload when your account’s online again.
Use paragraph styles to achieve a consistent look throughout your presentation, and to quickly make global changes to your text.
Precise object editing
Use more precise editing controls to fine‑tune the look and placement of your objects.
Scroll through your presentation, zoom in and out, and interact with it — without accidentally changing anything.
There are over 700 Apple-designed shapes to choose from. You can change the color and size, add text, and even create and save your own shapes.
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Keynote is a powerful application built for Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers. However, not everyone has an iOS device. Well, how to get and use Keynote on Windows ? This article from MiniTool Partition Wizard shows you about that.
What Is Keynote?
Keynote is a presentation application for your Apple device, just like Microsoft PowerPoint. With it, you can use cool tools for presentations and make presentations easily, and share Google Documents with friends. There is also an option to set a password and collaborate in a team.
Keynote is almost a Keynote application unique to Apple products, which means that if you are a Windows user, it is almost impossible to view or edit Keynote files without an Apple device.
However, you can also easily get and use Keynote on Windows using methods provided by Apple itself. In this article, we will show you how to get and use Keynote on Windows.
How to Get Keynote on Windows?
Using iCloud allows you to access the powerful version of Keynote without having to install an app or having an Apple device.
Step 1. Enter iCloud official website.
- Open any modern web browser, such as Chrome , Mozilla , etc.
- Search for iCloud or just enter this web address https://www.icloud.com .
- Sign in to your Apple account .
Step 2. If you have set up two-factor authentication on your iCloud account, you may need to enter the code that allows you to log in.
Step 3. The iCloud website will ask you if you trust the browser used to log in. If the device is yours, press the Trust button. Otherwise, click Do not Trust or Not Now to continue without trusting the device.
Step 4. You can see some apps in the window and then click Keynote .
A great many users reported that they can’t sign into iCloud on Windows 10. Don’t’ worry. This post will share you with several effective solutions.
Use Apple Keynote on Windows
After logging in to iCloud, you can open Keynote on Windows to use it. This is a browser-based version of Keynote, similar to the PowerPoint Online web application provided by Microsoft. In addition to Keynote, iCloud also provides a web-based version for other iWork applications, including Page, Numbers, and Settings.
1. Create New Keynote Presentations
You can use the Create Presentation option to create a new Keynote file. You can choose from multiple templates to start the presentation. This includes Wide and Standard templates.
2. Upload and Edit Keynote Files
You can upload files by dragging them to iCloud. This will upload your file and make it available for online editing. Once the file is ready, you can perform all basic editing functions using the top toolbar on the iCloud. The file size can be up to 1 GB, and up to 10 MB of images can be inserted into a Keynote presentation
3. Save Keynote Files
You can also save your Keynote presentation by printing it, downloading it offline, or sharing it online.
4. Present Keynote Presentations on Windows
You can also switch to the Slide Show mode to play your presentation and present it directly through the browser. Not only does this allow you to create, edit, and view, it can also render Keynote presentations in Windows.
This is a good solution. You can use it without purchasing Keynote, or if you don’t have an Apple device but need to use Keynote to view or edit .Key files.
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How to View a Keynote File in PowerPoint
The Keynote application is a presentation tool that is a part of the iWork software suite for Apple computers. With Keynote, you can create a slideshow presentation using text, images and other features. If you want to view or edit that Keynote presentation you've made in the Microsoft Office PowerPoint application then you must save the Keynote file as a PowerPoint presentation. Converting a Keynote file to the PowerPoint format can be helpful if you need to work with the file on a computer that doesn't run the Keynote application.
Open the Keynote presentation file that you want to open in PowerPoint on your computer.
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Click the "File" option from the top toolbar menu and then click the "Save As" button. The "Save As" dialog box will then appear.
Click the box next to the "Save copy as" field so it's selected, and then click the "PowerPoint Presentation" file from the drop-down list.
Select the folder on your computer where you want to save the Keynote file as a PowerPoint file. Click the "Save" button.
Close the Keynote application and open PowerPoint. Click the "Microsoft Office" button and then click the "Open" option.
Select the converted PowerPoint file and then click the "Open" button. The Keynote file will load into your PowerPoint application.
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In the drop-down menu, click "Open." In Finder, navigate to the PowerPoint presentation you want to open, select it, and then click "Open." The PowerPoint file will open in Keynote, with some caveats. Unless you're unusually lucky, you'll likely see a warning appear.
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After logging in to iCloud, you can open Keynote on Windows to use it. This is a browser-based version of Keynote, similar to the PowerPoint Online web application provided by Microsoft. ... You can use the Create Presentation option to create a new Keynote file. You can choose from multiple templates to start the presentation. This includes ...
The Keynote application is a presentation tool that is a part of the iWork software suite for Apple computers. With Keynote, you can create a slideshow presentation using text, images and other features. ... Select the converted PowerPoint file and then click the "Open" button. The Keynote file will load into your PowerPoint application ...