Some days ago, I saw an animated presentation, that was very awesome. I am trying to google but not able to find the way to how to create it in Microsoft Office or Libre Office.

There have a lot of image sliders presentation like that are available on internet, but I want presentation with slides. I have attached an example of slider HERE.

Requirement: 1. First slides have links as thumbnails to another slides, 2. when I clicked on any slide, it open that slides. 3. when I click next button or click on slide then next slide will displayed and previous slide will fade out 4. at end of the slide first slide will open again.

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    Gimmicks!! What was the content like? Maybe try Prezi. – Dave Clarke May 29 '15 at 16:32
  • Might be Vue. – mhwombat May 29 '15 at 17:07
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    @DaveClarke Gimmicks are good - for a certain type of audience! I think Prezi is not the right tool for what the OP is asking. I remember listening to one presentation made with Prezi. It looked like one big canvas and I got dizzy from the animations. – Nox May 29 '15 at 18:05
  • Far more often than not, animations distract from the presentation. I'm much more likely to remember a well put together beamer presentation than a shoddy Prezi job replete with distracting and annoyingly slow transitions. – Moriarty May 29 '15 at 18:28
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    lab.hakim.se/reveal-js/# is also a nifty-looking one. – Compass May 29 '15 at 18:30

There is a wide variety of presentation tools with all kinds of features. However, for an academic presentation (I assume that this is what the question implies, otherwise it is off-topic on this site), animated transitions between slides and, for the most part, on a slide are highly recommended against. The main reason is that they significantly distract an audience from the essence of the presentation, thus, negatively impacting both the audience and the presenter.

When referring to the on-slide transitions above, I said "for the most part", because there are cases, when on-slide animated transitions are actually appropriate and helpful. For example, when a particular slide describes dynamic elements or nature of a system, it is helpful to illustrate the dynamics of changing state of the system's elements or features with animated or otherwise dynamic transitions.

Speaking about presentation tools, most software offerings (standalone and online services) offer the rather basic features that you mention in your requirements. For example, besides Microsoft Office and Libre Office, you can take a look at academically-focused Beamer (very flexible and highly recommended) and knitr software, as well as online services Bunkr, Speaker Deck, already mentioned RevealJS, Prezi (don't like it and don't recommend - similarly to @Nox, I get dizzy from their standard transitions), Keynote (AFAIK, it's Mac-only), SlideRocket and many more. If your subject matter allows story telling (which is what should be the core of ANY presentation, regardless of the domain), but in a more visual way, check Amazon StoryTeller and PowToon.

  • To complete that answer, please note that Beamer (the best tool, IMHO) is actually a Latex package, so a bit of Latex-knowledge is required to get started. – kebs May 29 '15 at 22:12
  • @kebs: Thank you for the comment. I'm well aware of Beamer's relation to LaTeX :-), but agree with you on both other points on Beamer (being the best - at least, for producing academic presentations - and requiring some LaTeX knowledge - the needed level IMHO is proportional to desired aesthetics and complexity of a presentation). – Aleksandr Blekh May 30 '15 at 4:50

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