“Remote for Slides” brings a compelling and revolutionary solution to the table for anyone frequently using Google Slides. With this tool, managing presentations becomes much more comfortable and efficient, irrespective of the device being used.
One of the standout features of this tool is the ability to control your presentation remotely, whether it’s navigating through the slides or controlling embedded YouTube videos. This functionality indeed opens up a new realm of convenience, removing the necessity for any additional hardware. The user-friendly interface and the minimalistic design enhance the overall user experience, earning a thumbs-up.
Additionally, the ability to view speaker notes with adjustable font sizes is an absolute win for public speakers. This feature provides added flexibility and customization, ensuring your speaker notes are comfortably visible, allowing you to focus on the delivery.
The timer feature also earns high points as it allows users to keep track of their presentation’s length. A bonus feature is the Dark mode & Black Mode, which may prove to be a real eye-saver for those working late into the night. Plus, the multiple language support only adds to the app’s universal appeal.
The game controller compatibility is an exciting new feature, and while it may not be useful for everyone, it’s undoubtedly a cool addition for gaming enthusiasts. This feature enables users to navigate through slides using Xbox, PlayStation controllers, or Joy-Cons, making it a unique blend of fun and productivity.
The setup process is straightforward. The step-by-step instructions provided for installation and use are simple to follow. Once the Chrome extension is installed, it takes only a few clicks and a 6-digit code to start operating your Google Slides remotely.
However, the need for an internet connection to use the app could be a drawback for some users. The lack of offline functionality might be inconvenient for those who often find themselves presenting in locations with spotty or no Wi-Fi.
In conclusion, “Remote for Slides” offers an innovative solution for presenters using Google Slides. It amalgamates technology and convenience, providing a smooth presentation experience. Though it misses a full five-star rating due to the lack of offline functionality, it’s undoubtedly a tool worth having in your digital arsenal.
To start using Remote for Slides you need to install the Chrome extension. Once installed, open your Google Slides and from the editor mode click on ‘Present with Remote’. Next, click on ‘Start Remote’ and copy the 6 digits code. Open Remote for Slides web app or if you use Android device, the Lite Android app then type in or past the code.
Watch the video below to see Remote for Slides in action.