Apple Updates Keynote To Version 1.1 With Numerous Enhancements

Apple has updated Keynote to version 1.1. Keynote is Appleis presentation software that competes with Microsoftis PowerPoint. The update includes a number of improvements in both features and performance. From Apple:

Keynote makes it a snap to create compelling presentations with professional-caliber themes, razor-sharp text and beautiful charts and tables. Layer graphical elements over each other and fully adjust their transparency. Move from one slide to the next with cinematic-quality transitions. Build anticipation with stunning element effects. And do it all with unparalleled ease of use.

New in Keynote 1.1

  • Improved PowerPoint import and export compatibility
  • Enhanced performance of imported QuickTime video
  • Option to maintain 3D transitions within projected screen area (non-clipping rotation)
  • Improved interaction and feedback while working with slides in the Navigator
  • Option to down-sample images upon import
  • Reduced size of Keynote themes and files
  • Reduced size of exported PDF files
  • Optimized playback of exported QuickTime files
  • Ability to jump to specific slide during slideshow
  • Ability to show series labels on vertical bar charts

You can find more information on Keynote at Appleis Web site. The update is free to owners of the software, and can be downloaded from Appleis site.