Zoho Show Presentation Software Review

Rating: 6.6 / 10 (Very good)
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Zoho Show is a web-based presentation software that is available as a fully-functional free software or through an enhanced premium version. The software works with most Microsoft Office documents and compatible with PowerPoint presentations. It uses a series of themes or templates to create a cohesive presentation. The software can be accessed anywhere, anytime through a web connection and lets users edit or create presentations on the go.



Web-based – access anywhere, anytime

Work with multiple users – edit, get feedback in real-time

Import multiple file types

Compatible with PowerPoint or export files with PowerPoint

Built-in animation and transitions

Embed Images, videos

Broadcast presentations to multiple viewers in different locations

Publish on websites and blogs



Zoho Show is fully compatible with PowerPoint presentations and Open Office files. The software even allows you to edit previous PowerPoint presentations.  With Microsoft dominating office applications, Zoho is able to integrate Microsoft Office documents and files seamlessly.  You could also include YouTube videos by embedding it.

Sharing your Zoho Show presentation is easy.  It could be shared via social media sites by embedding over Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.  You could also invite friend to view the presentation by sending emails containing a link to your website. Zoho Show allows you to broadcast presentation to multiple viewers by sending links to your presentation which you could then control remotely.


Ease of Use

Zoho has been around the block for quite some time now and previous users will have no problems working on Zoho’s presentation software. The workplace was surprisingly friendly and easy to use.  It does come with its share of tutorials which guides you through the process.  

Zoho Show is perfect for previous Zoho users searching for a free and easy presentation software. Interface is easy to manage and comes with a full list of features and images that can help you craft presentations. It is compatible with most documents and office platforms and requires no additional purchase and installation of software.



Zoho Show is available as a free service and comes with a variety of tools and features that can help users create presentations for both personal use and business. However, paid upgrades are available and comes with additional storage and additional licenses for multiple users.  Paid features include unlimited workspaces, branding, password protection and administrator controls.


Summary – Zoho Show Presentation Software

Zoho Show both free and paid versions still comes short in terms of features and functionalities offered by its competitors. Compatibility with most Microsoft Office files makes it a good alternative to the software giant’s presentation software. However, it does not offer something new and if you’re going the premium route sticking to Microsoft PowerPoint can be the more logical choice. But for those whose job description do not require professionally prepared presentations, Zoho Show’s free software is more than capable of delivering on its promises.   


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9.5 / 10
  • Super Themes, built-in variations
  • SkyDrive integration
  • Cloud friendly, save and access your files from any device
  • Touch-friendly sized buttons
  • Collaborate with multiple users  in a single presentation
  • Insert online media directly (images, sound, YouTube, Facebook)