PresentationTools Blog

Updates to APS

We recently uploaded new updates for both PC and MAC versions of Auto Presentation Switcher. The newest versions can be downloaded from our product-page.  The main thing we added is the option to launch the application on startup. If you mainly use your computer for presentations there should be no need to manually launch APS every time you use it. We have done a lot of testing running APS on the computer while doing other… Read More »Updates to APS

Control APS with external keypads

Auto Presentation Switcher creates commands that can control switching, closing and displaying presentations. If you dont like using the keyboard, you can add an external keypad to your setup and program the buttons to do the same actions. Then you will soon have a complete remote-controller for presentation software. In this blog we will show how we can achieve this using keyboard-emulators or network commands Using keyboard-emulators The easiest way to set up external control… Read More »Control APS with external keypads

How our software survives the Corona-pandemic

When we started planning our software we had no idea that a big pandemic would come and stop the events that our software originally were made for. My idea behind this company came after working as an Audio/Video engineer on corporate events for several years. When dealing with presentations and countdown-timers for presenters on the stage, I found that my workflow was not as smooth as it could have been. The manual process of switching… Read More »How our software survives the Corona-pandemic

How to use Dropbox with Presentation Computers

With Auto Presentation Switcher you can easily use one computer for all the presentations that will be displayed for an event. The shortcuts for switching presentations makes the transitions run smoother. But this presentation-computer can then be vulnerable if something unexpected happens: What if somebody spills coffee on this computer? What if during the event the next speaker needs to change something on his/her presentation? In this blog we will show you a way to… Read More »How to use Dropbox with Presentation Computers

Why we need a Software Presentation Switcher

Auto Presentation Switcher (APS) automates the task of switching presentations. When my brother first saw the introduction-video he was not so impressed: He thought it is easy to switch presentations on a computer, he could do it in less than a minute. Why not do it manually? Of course, he is right, when I’m sitting in my home and looking over presentations, the seconds I save with the shortcuts using APS are not that important.… Read More »Why we need a Software Presentation Switcher