Pointer Remote for PowerPoint and Keynote
Turn your iPhone or iPad into a pointer and controller for PowerPoint or Keynote presentations. Has 'Next Slide' and 'Previous Slide' controls, and can show notes from presentations on the iPhone display along with a timer. Pointer icon can easily by replaced by any image, which could be used for humorous purposes. Touch the screen to show the pointer - which is controlled either by dragging your finger around the screen (easy) or by orientation (takes a little practice) - your choice.
Requirements: Computer running Mac OS X 10.7, 10.6 or 10.5 (it does NOT work on 10.4), WiFi connection (on the same local network or by creating a computer-to-computer network), and PowerPoint 2011/2008/2004 or Keynote '06/'08/'09 (choose program on the back side of the App). Please note that this app cannot control an iPad Keynote presentation.
A small Mac application, PointerServer, must be downloaded to your computer and started whenever Pointer is used. This program is available for free at:
The PC version is at:
Please note that the presentation runs on your computer, not directly from the iPhone or iPad. Instead the iPhone/iPad controls the computer.
A support e-mail address is listed at the support web site.
This is a major update that provides:
- improved connectivity - both faster and more reliable
- better slide image display
- iPad interface
PLEASE NOTE: You must install the new version of PointerServer on your computer to use the updated App.
Additional features of the update:
- option for higher resolution images for iPhone 4/iPad
- new pen option
- numerous bug fixes
- better interaction with new version of PowerPoint
- pointer feature takes advantage of gyroscope when not in "point by dragging" mode
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- Last changed:
- May 28, 2011
- Zentropy Software
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