What's New on authorSTREAM?
Synchronized Video in PowerPoint as Narration or Multimedia
Adding live video narration to PowerPoint presentations from several sources such
as web cams, DV or mini DV cameras, or from video files from the hard disk will
now allow presenters to literally present their presentations online without the
need of being physically present. Go to the
Synchronized Video in PowerPoint service.
Enrich your PowerPoint sharing experience with Pro and Business memberships. Let your
presentations earn money for you with Google AdSense revenue sharing, share more
private presentations, download presentations in Flash, have your own branding,
get presentation statistics, add more channels to cater to multiple interests and
make ad-free videos from your presentations.
See membership comparison chart.
authorSTREAM Channels are an easy way for anyone to showcase presentations around
a common theme. Do you have a small production company? Do you rock-out in a band?
Make a Channel for your presentation, or presentations you find on authorSTREAM.
So go right ahead and share your PowerPoint presentations through your own personalized
Create and Send Greeting Cards with authorSTREAM!
Send free greeting cards to your friends and loved ones. You can create your own
backgrounds, post pictures or media, include your favorite poem or song lyrics,
or just speak from your heart. All you have to do is upload your PowerPoint presentation
and send it to your special someone. Not that creative? No problem. Just choose
from our various card options to put together your unique greeting card. Simply
go to Presentation Greetings and
start your masterpiece.
This allows You (a website owner) to seamlessly integrate authorSTREAM's Services
with Your own website, using an API key. This would enable Your users to upload
and retrieve presentations, from Your website, without any need for them to visit
authorSTREAM on Facebook
We believe the funny Presentations will keep You happy the whole day through. Don't
want to laugh alone? Share Your favorites with Your friends either by sending a
message or sharing it on Your Facebook profile page.
No signup is required to upload Your presentations on authorSTREAM, You can upload
as a Guest (though with access to a limited set of features). You can instantly
upload a presentation and get the URL and embed code to share or use it in Your
blog. All Guest uploaded presentations are public by default.
Presentations uploaded as Guest can also be transferred to Your account. For this
You need to sign in or register on authorSTREAM from the same computer and browser
that You uploaded the presentations from (as a Guest). If You have cleared cookies
or You register from some other browser/computer then Your presentations will not
be automatically available in Your account. In such a scenario You can use the Guest
pass code that is provided to You after each uploaded presentation. Click on the
'Claim Your Guest Presentations' link on 'Your Uploaded Presentations' page and
enter the Guest pass code.
Upload Your PowerPoint presentation and share the 'Present Live' link with Your
contacts. All Your contacts can then watch and discuss the presentation, with You
being in control. You can click through the slides and take them through the presentation.
You can text chat with Your attendees or call them using the telephone/VoIP application.
Send to YouTube
If You have 'Rehearsed Timings' or have recorded audio 'Narrations' in Your PowerPoint
file, they would automatically be available in a video format (MP4 & M4V). You can
upload these on YouTube via send to YouTube feature available in 'Your Uploaded
Share on iPod via iTunes
The presentations with 'Rehearsed Timings" or having an audio 'Narrations'
can also be downloaded in iTunes. Your viewers can then sync their iPods and have
Your presentations available even when they are not online!
You can also download PowerPoint files, if their respective authors have given the
permission to do so. This is a great feature for those who like a presentation and
want to use a slide or two of it to enrich their own.
Hesitant to upload private content on web? No worries!! You can mark Your presentations
as Private. authorSTREAM protects Your private content, and makes sure that it is
seen only by You and the people You want. Your private presentations won’t show
in the search results, or in Your public profile. You can easily share Your private
presentations with Your friends and family by inviting them directly through the
Upload page, or through the Share Presentation page.
Featured Audio/Animated Presentations
At authorSTREAM, innovation and creativity knows no bounds. authorSTREAM community
pick up cool presentations, and mark them up as Featured. You can find these interesting
and engaging presentations categorized as Featured, Featured Audio and Featured
Animated. Presentations with unique animations get featured and are clubbed under
Featured Animated; and presentations with appealing audio are grouped under Featured
authorSTREAM offers various kinds of RSS feeds. You can subscribe to them to receive
customized up-to-date information from Your favorite slideshow sources without having
to regularly check the site for updates.
You can subscribe to
Featured Animated', 'Latest
Uploads', 'Most Liked',
' Most Viewed'
presentations using the RSS icon in the footer of each page.
- The RSS feed for a particular user's presentations using the RSS icon marked 'Subscribe
to author' on the presentation page
- The RSS feed for the presentations uploaded under a particular category using the
RSS icon marked 'Subscribe to Category' on the presentation page
- The RSS feed for Your favorite tags or users by simply entering the tag as specified
in examples below:
Stop "Typing" Contacts Now!! Use authorSTREAM's Import Contacts tool to import contacts
right into Your contacts' lists without having to type, or copy n paste. You can
now easily import address books from Yahoo! Mail, GMail, AOL, and MSN into Your
authorSTREAM account. Importing Your contacts takes just a few clicks. All You need
to do is select Your email provider, and enter Your username and password for the
same. We respect Your privacy; authorSTREAM does not store Your user name and password.
All the contact info that You upload is secured exclusively for Your use.
Upload from authorPOINT
You can upload Your presentation to authorSTREAM directly from authorPOINT. authorPOINT is a highly versatile plug-in tool
for PowerPoint® that is built to capture and record voice as You deliver Your PowerPoint
presentations. You can capture Your audio live, or synchronize Your PowerPoint with
pre-recorded audio files. The annotation tool lets You annotate on Your slideshow
making it more interactive and engaging. Capturing Your timings, annotations and
live audio, authorPOINT delivers a synchronized presentation that can be played
in Flash format. authorPOINT allows for a direct upload to authorSTREAM to share
Your presentations. All You need to do is connect to the internet and enter Your
authorSTREAM username, and password. Your presentation will be uploaded and added
in Your authorSTREAM account.