IndeView - Independent Presentation Viewer
IndeView's idea: Forget about error-prone real-time rendering.
IndeView takes the fallible rendering process away from the presentation computer and lets you do it on your production machine.
You get "slides" in different resolutions, during presentation the matching size is determined automatically and the respective picture is shown.
results: Quality and Independence
|Quality||IndeView shows brillant slides also on strange PCs of lower capacity.||
Displaying pixel-exact bitmaps, instead of the native formats,
allows for testing your presentation in
different resolutions and avoids seeing totally
unexpected effects when running a presentation
on different kinds of hardware/software combinations.
Using complementary bitmaps in graduated resolution provides clean display at different screen resolution.
Having fonts embedded as integral parts of the bitmaps, all of your texts are exactly matching and cleanly rendered.
|Independence||of the host computer's capabilities||
Displaying bitmaps consumes less computing power
and results in perfectly looking "slides"
while you are completely independent from fonts
installed on the computer system used for display.
|of the presentation program||
You may use your prefered program to create
your presentations, IndeView data are produced
by one mouse click or by calling a shell script.
At show time the presentation program is not needed.
|of your license model||
IndeView is released under the
GNU Lesser General Public License,
aka: GNU-LGPL, in revision 2.1, as of february 1999.
This special license grants you the right to use the IndeView modules also by those of your (Qt-)programs which are not free according to the GNU-GPL, but proprietary applications. [details...]
IndeView is the ideal tool for presentations to be burned on CD, for showing them on another PC (Beamer...) or sending them to remote viewers.
The IndeView project consists of two ( soon: three ) parts:
Platform-independent presentation viewer program,
may be started from CD without extra installation
(currently available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS/X,
using the former IndeView may be run by Autostart
if the user did not disable this for security reasons)
|Editor (at the
Fine-tune your presentation: change links,
specify slide groups / paths / active areas...
|Creator Modules||Producing presentations in IndeView format from|
(as of yet OpenOffice Impress and KOffice KPresenter)
IndeView is used to show OpenOffice or KOffice presentations without Impress or KPresenter being installed on the target computer:
|users of Gentoo Linux:||For you there is no need to download the tarball.|
|Instead open the file||/etc/portage/package.keywords|
|and add this line:||app-office/indeview ~x86|
|(In case the file/directory does not exist simply create it.)|
Get IndeView from
by downloading this file:
The "archiv"-package contains pre-compiled binaries (for Windows, Linux, Mac OS/X) as well as the sources and full documentation on installing and using IndeView.
IndeView is "Free Software" according to the GNU-LGPL.
That's why it is perfectly legal to ask a trustworthy friend for burning you a CD with the current IndeView distribution - no matter if this will be done free of charge or not.
Please take the time to verify the downloaded package by running
md5sum -b indeview-0.6.7.tgz
Windows users please find an md5sum checker program by calling
The resulting checksum should be:
In case you get another checksum your package is broken.
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