App review by Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media
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age 12+

Create and share sharp, professional presentations.

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age 12+

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age 9+

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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.

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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