iSpring Free vs. Pro

Created: Tuesday, August 19, 2008, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:21 pm

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Often users ask about the differences between the free and pro versions of iSpring — and while iSpring Solutions does have extensive documentation on the differences, I thought it will be nice to have that information available on the FlashPPT site.

Nina Lezhnina from iSpring sent me an exhaustive comparison.

Features Free Pro

PowerPoint and operating system compliance

PowerPoint 2000/2002/2003/2007 + +
Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista + +

PowerPoint Objects Support

Grouped shapes, texts, images, vector shapes + +
Diagrams, Charts and Graphs + +
3D objects and effects + +
Slide Masters (with animations and hyperlinks) + +
Internal and external hyperlinks + +
Conversion of large (200+ MB) presentations + +
Right-to-Left languages + +

PowerPoint Multimedia
185+ animation effects + +
All slide transition effects + +
Synchronization of animations and sounds + +
Mouse driven animations + +
Repeated animations + +
Embedded Flash files + +
Embedded audio + +
Embedded video files + +

Presentation enhancements with iSpring
One click publishing + +
6 integrated Players +
Size and Scale customization +
Flash movie Preloader +
Full screen playback mode +
Web links manager +
Background audio for entire presentation +
Background audio for separate slide +
Looped playback + +
Flash menu disable +
Flash presentation autostart +
Mouse and keyboard playback control +
References manager +

Flash based player
Integrated Flash based Player + +
Live Preview +
Customizable Player skins +
Presenter info +
Custom interactive logo +
“Banner” creation mode +
Show/Hide Player Buttons, Noteses, Thumbnails, Titles +
Ink annotation tool +

Possible destination
SlideBoom online portal + +
Local folder at My Computer + +
E-mail +
Remote FTP server +

Output formats
Flash file (.SWF) + +
HTML page + +
Executable file (.EXE) +
Archive (.ZIP) +

Flash movie packaging
Solid Flash movie + +
Separate Flash movies with Player +
Standalone Flash movies without Player +

Quality and Compression Control
Smart compression for images +
Preset and custom compression modes +
Video bitrate control +
Audio compression +
Smoothing of raster images +
Frame rate control +

There are two more versions of iSpring: Ultra and SDK that add different or expanded abilities — this page on the iSpring site has more info about these abilities.


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