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By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Create and share sharp, professional presentations.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Awful audio presentation set up

Using Keynote as a form of presentation lecture is terrible. For some reason the audio will stop playing once you click a slide, if I want to copy and paste words from the slide into my notes the audio will stop playing, and once it stops playing it re-starts! It is so annoying when I have to listen to the same 3 minute audio several times in a row simply because I can't rewind 10 seconds back to fully understand what is being said. Once I miss something being said it has to play again and from the start! Also I don't know if theres a way that I can have the audio continuously playing through the slides without the need to press the audio button. It should just play as a normal video, I should be able to rewind and fast forward, and I should be able to access other features in the app without the audio stopping. It's difficult to use and most of all a waste of my time.

Is It Any Good?

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Keynote has great slide-creation features, extensive built-in help text, and lots of ways to present and share. Since it's designed by Apple for their device, it might be the best program to use for making presentations from the iPad or iPhone.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad
  • Subjects: Language & Reading : presenting to others, speaking, using supporting evidence
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning : applying information, collecting data, thinking critically, Creativity : making new creations, Communication : conveying messages effectively, multiple forms of expression, presenting, Tech Skills : digital creation, using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: January 8, 2015
  • Category: Productivity
  • Publisher: Apple
  • Version: 4.3
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • Last updated: October 17, 2019

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