Essential Presentation is a feature-rich .NET PowerPoint library developed with 100% managed C# code. The library allows you to create, read, open, and edit PowerPoint presentations without any dependency on Microsoft Office COM libraries or Microsoft Office.
Optimized for use in a server environment where speed and low memory usage are critical.
There are no distribution fees, per-server licensing fees, or royalties, making Essential Presentation very cost-effective.
Essential Presentation gives you the ability to create PowerPoint presentations from scratch and save them to disk or stream with just a few lines of code. Existing presentations can also be opened and manipulated.
All the elements in a typical PowerPoint presentation, like slides, text, images, tables, charts, and shapes, are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs. It only takes a few lines of code to create or manipulate richly formatted PowerPoint presentations.
Essential Presentation provides support for the most common elements in a PowerPoint presentation such as slides, paragraphs, text, images, bullets and numbering, charts, SmartArt diagrams, shapes, tables, styles, formatting, and more.
Essential Presentation comes with extensive documentation, a knowledge base, and samples.
Create slides with nine predefined layouts. Custom slide layouts can also be designed by modifying the built-in layouts.
Create, read, and edit notes pages in a PowerPoint slide.
Change the visibility of particular slides in a PowerPoint presentation. Hidden slides will not be visible in slide shows.
Essential Presentation allows you to add, rearrange, duplicate, format, and delete shapes in a PowerPoint slide.
Includes support to add, format, and delete text. Also provides support for all the formatting options supported by Microsoft PowerPoint, such as bold, italic, subscript, superscript, text color, highlight color, font, paragraph alignment, indentation, and more.
Create and edit more than 80 chart types with elements like chart title, legend, axis title, data labels, line styles, and more.
Create, modify, and format tables to keep data organized. Cell and row-level operations like adding rows or columns, inserting rows or columns, and deleting rows or columns are also supported. Built-in table styles are available that are equivalent to Microsoft PowerPoint table styles.
Insert, delete, replace, and format pictures in a PowerPoint slide.
Create, modify, and format 134 SmartArt diagrams to quickly and easily make a visual representation of data.
Add and manipulate single-level and multilevel lists.
A slide can be copied and pasted to the same or a different PowerPoint presentation.
Copied slides can be merged with source and destination formatting.
Slide elements like text, shapes, charts, tables, images, and more can be copied and moved between PowerPoint presentations.
Sections help organize your slides into meaningful groups. Essential Presentation allows you to add, remove, and rename sections easily, and slides can be added, removed, and moved from one section to another.
Essential Presentation allows you to add, rearrange, duplicate, and delete slides in PowerPoint presentations.
PowerPoint presentations can be marked as final to prevent editing and make the file read-only. For further editing, you must disable the ‘Mark as final’ status.
Add, reply to, modify, and delete comments in a PowerPoint slide.
For more information about the supported features, please refer to our documentation page.
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