SOURCE: authorSTREAM Private Limited

authorSTREAM Private Limited

July 26, 2011 17:59 ET

authorSTREAM Desktop 2 Now Also Adds Vimeo Videos and Flickr Images Into PowerPoint Slides

CHANDIGARH, INDIA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - authorSTREAM, a fast-growing PowerPoint sharing platform, has announced the launch of the new authorSTREAM Desktop 2.0 PowerPoint add-in. This add-on "ribbon" will help PowerPoint users create effective presentations. From within the PowerPoint application, users can now search and insert images from Bing and Flickr, and videos from Vimeo and YouTube in their presentations. Users can search and sort images by a certain size, aspect and copyright; videos by views, relevancy and rating. authorSTREAM Desktop automatically inserts attribution on the slides. All this happens within PowerPoint.

Sharing his vision, Harman Singh, the Director of, says, "There are still so many missing use cases in Microsoft PowerPoint and authorSTREAM Desktop is an attempt to handle those. It's a must tool for any PowerPoint user who is looking forward to create effective presentations. With built-in video and image search capabilities, and an option of creative commons and copyright attribution, authorSTREAM Desktop is certainly a tool that helps people create impactful presentations with just a few clicks."

Users can also gather their searched results at one place and insert them into the slides later. They can publish presentations on the Web and share directly on Twitter, right from within PowerPoint, and even start a presentation meeting live with other users across the globe.

This PowerPoint plug-in can be downloaded and installed at no cost to users.

About authorSTREAM

authorSTREAM is a freemium web-based platform for sharing PowerPoint presentations, with more than 2 million users. Once uploaded, PowerPoint presentations can be shared across blogs, websites, social networks, on YouTube and on devices like iPods or iPads. authorSTREAM retains graphics as created, keeping animation, sound and video intact. Presentations on just about any topic are also available for browsing.

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