Convert Presentations To 3D Format With XPAND 3D Plugin for PowerPoint
If you ever wanted to add a touch of some 3D enhancements to your PowerPoint presentations without going through the hassle of learning to work on complex 3D applications, then you should try out the XPAND 3D Plugin for PowerPoint. This handy PowerPoint plugin enables users to embed 3D objects within presentations and can be used to create your own stereoscopic 3D content.
This plugin has been designed for all types of users including people working in the education sector, entertainment industry or even business professionals, who may require converting their presentations to stereoscopic 3D format. The XPAND 3D Plugin for PowerPoint comes with a 3D viewer (which plays 3D presentations) and a 3D converter (which allows users to create and convert presentations to 3D format). For those of you who may be unaware of this concept, Stereoscopy 3D imaging is used for creating the illusion of depth within an image . This means that the viewer will see images separately to the left and right eye. These images are combined and perceived by the brain as 3D. With the help of this plugin, you can give this effect to the elements within your presentations.
To install this plugin, simply download it from the developers website and install it like any other application. After installation, a new tab will be added to Microsoft PowerPoint, which can be used to convert your presentations to 3D format. It must be noted that if you are downloading the trial version of this plugin, the converted slides will display a very prominent watermark. Hence, the trial version is only good for testing purposes and not likely to be beneficial for professional use.
To view your converted slides, you can use the Stereo Viewer, however make sure that MS PowerPoint is closed at the time you begin the slideshow. This is because the slideshow will not be played until PowerPoint is closed and you will receive an error message to close PowerPoint.
To run this plugin, you will require MS Office 2010 which should be running on either Windows Vista or Windows 7. The presentation must be saved in MS office 2007/2010 format i.e. PPTX (for saving stereoscopic parameters). Furthermore, you should have at least DirectX 9.x and .NET 4 Framework installed on your computer. The XPAND 3D Plugin costs $199 and is also available on a trial version.
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