: Slides, a place for creating, presenting and sharing presentations : Slides, a place for creating, presenting and sharing presentations

Slides enables anyone with a web browser to easily create, present and share beautiful presentations for free. help you make better presentations. Whether you’re presenting live to an audience or sharing privately, uploading an existing deck or creating one from scratch, working solo or collaborating with others on a team.


The company was founded by Hakim El Hattab and Owen Bossola in 2013. We are an independent and self-funded business operating solely on what we make from our paying customers (thanks!). We operate out of New York City and Stockholm, Sweden.

The Founders

Hakim El Hattab 

Hakim is a renowned front-end developer and interface designer with a wide following at his personal site, He created reveal.js, the open source presentation framework that powers presentations on Slides. Prior to Slides, Hakim was the Lead Interface Engineer for Squarespace.

Owen Bossola 

Owen is a seasoned full-stack engineer and has been making web and mobile products since 2007. Prior to Slides, he led product and engineering for startups like Thrillist, Qwiki and Capture. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his family.

Slides is built with the help of many great open source frameworks and projects including Iconic, Font Awesome, Entypo, IcoMoon, Feather, Broccolidry, WebHostingHub Glyphs, Material Design Icons, jQuery, Ace, Modernizr, Moment.js, Spectrum, KaTeX and perfect-freehand.

We contribute back by maintaining reveal.js, an open source HTML presentation framework.



  • Always With You

    The Slides editor is available right in your browser. All of your work is stored securely on our servers, accessible wherever you are.

  • Viewable Everywhere

    Presentations works on any device. Use your keyboard/mouse to navigate on a computer, or swipe through slides on a phone.

  • Vertical Slides

    Add optional slides below your main content. These vertical slides can easily be stepped through or skipped when presenting.

  • Auto-Animate

    Create stunning animations with ease thanks to Auto-Animate. Check out an example to learn more.

  • Interactivity

    Add a whole new level of depth to your slides with click, tap and hover interactions.

  • Syntax Highlighted Code

    Show syntax highlighted code directly within your slides using the Code Block. Supports multiple languages and styles.

  • Private Decks

    Your presentations are private by default. You can choose to publish them at anytime to share publicly.

  • Share Publicly

    Sharing a presentation is as easy as sharing a link. Public presentations can be commented on and liked.

  • Share Privately

    Create any number of named private links to your decks, track if they have been opened and revoke access at any time.

  • Password Protection

    Set a password that viewers will need to enter in order to view your presentation.

  • Embed

    Your presentations can be embedded on other pages. Pro users can also export to HTML and host the presentation themselves.

  • Analytics

    Learn how your content is performing and where traffic is coming from with our Google Analytics integration.


  • Media Library

    All media that you upload is available in your personal media library. Team members also have access to a shared library.

  • Slide Templates

    Save any slide as a template for easy reuse. Teams have access to a shared library of slide templates.

  • Iframe

    Include content from other services like YouTube, Vimeo and Google Maps. Embedded content is interactive right within the presentation.

  • Search Unsplash & GIPHY

    Select freely from hundreds of thousands of high quality GIFs and photos to use in your presentation.

  • SVG

    Upload and insert SVG images in your presentation. This is an excellent way to ensure your content looks crisp no matter the display size.

  • Video

    Upload and play videos in your slides. We automatically convert the video to a standard format to ensure it can play anywhere.

  • Freehand Drawing

    Add a personal touch to your slides with pressure sensitive freehand drawings. Great for annotation and highlights.

  • Forking

    Public presentations on Slides can be forked, meaning you can use other people’s layout and design as templates for your content.

  • Style Presets

    There’s a wide variety of themes and transitions to pick from to make sure things look and move the way you want them.

  • Typekit & Google Fonts

    Use custom fonts from Typekit, Google Fonts or your own host.

  • Animations

    Control how and when each individual element on your slide appears.

  • Fragments

    Break a slide into multiple “fragments” to reveal it step-by-step. Control how each step animates.

  • Custom CSS

    Use the CSS editor to completely customize your presentation. Previews in real-time for a seamless experience.

  • Edit HTML

    Decks are stored as HTML documents, so you can always edit the markup and customize to your needs.

  • Math Formulas

    Easily display beautifully rendered math formulas inside of your presentations.

  • Revision History

    Made a mistake? No problem. We automatically store a history of your saved changes so that you can roll back anytime.

  • Import from PDF/PPT

    Point us to a PDF/PPT file and we’ll import it to the Slides editor, from there you can easily share and present it to anyone.

  • Kiosk Mode / Autoplay

    Easily auto-play and loop any presentation using the Kiosk Mode. Automatically reloads the latest content if the deck is edited.

  • Flexible Resolution

    Full control over the resolution of your presentation. Pick from 16:9, 4:3, portrait, or enter a custom size.

  • Layout Grid

    The editor grid makes it easy to keep your designs balanced and aligned.

  • Drag to Select

    Click + drag to select multiple content blocks and use multi-select layout options to position them.

  • Context Menu

    Right-click any content block to reveal a list of contextual options.

  • Bulk-Editing

    Work faster by selecting and configuring multiple content blocks at once.

  • Locked Content

    Content blocks can be locked to prevent accidental edits.

  • Grouped Content

    Multiple blocks can be grouped for easier editing. Groups can be nested.

  • Shuffle Slides

    Turn on the “Shuffle Slides” option to randomize the order of slides each time a deck loads.

  • RTL Support

    Enable the RTL mode to author a presentation in a language that is written right-to-left.


  • Present Live

    Broadcast your presentations to an audience of any size. Viewers can follow along in real-time from any device, anywhere in the world.

  • Live Cursor

    Show your cursor and clicks to all viewers in real-time. Think of it like a digital laser pointer.

  • Live Edits

    Edits made to your deck during a live presentation are immediately visible to all viewers.

  • Speaker Notes

    Write speaker notes for your slides to make sure the presentation stays on point.

  • Speaker View

    A dedicated view for the presenter. Includes your notes, a preview of the upcoming slide as well as the elapsed and current time.

  • Annotated Slides

    Speaker notes are private by default, but you can opt-in to showing them next to your slides to give viewers more context.

  • Remote Control

    Presentations can be remote controlled from any touch-enabled mobile device. Tap your phone and see the presentation update on the big screen.

  • Present Offline

    We understand the need to work offline so we provide an easy-to-use method for exporting your presentations.

  • PDF Export

    Export any presentation to PDF at the click of a button. Great for printing.

  • Dropbox

    Automatically sync your work on Slides to Dropbox so that you have an offline copy, and backup, of your most recent changes wherever you go.

  • Hidden Slides

    Slides can be hidden from view. Hidden slides remain visible while editing, allowing you to quickly turn slides on or off depending on who you’re presenting to.

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