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Downloading a presentation

Got an upcoming presentation? Then download it as a standalone file that can be viewed without an Internet connection or Prezi Next account. You can then store your presentation on a USB or send it out by email so that anyone can view it.

Paid feature: Downloading a presentation is available for users with a Plus or higher Prezi Next plan. Luckily it’s a breeze to upgrade your license and get access to this and all the other great features our Prezi plans have to offer.

Downloading your presentation

A downloaded presentation is great to use as a backup, to store on an external drive, to email, or to have in case you can't connect to the internet.

Note: Downloading a presentation is not available when using Prezi Next online. Please use the Prezi Next desktop application to download your presentation. Need to download the app? Click here.
Windows
  1. From the dashboard, click the three dots (...) in the thumbnail of the presentation you want to download.
  2. On the detailed view screen, click the Download icon in the bottom right corner of the screen, under Export.
  3. Check the box next to the format you’d like your portable prezi to run on. You can check both, and it will make two separate files. Then, click Exportexportwin.gif
  4. Select where you want to save the presentation(s) and click OK.
Mac
  1. From the dashboard, click the three dots (...) in the thumbnail of the presentation you want to download.
  2. On the detailed view screen, click Export next to Offline presentation.
  3. Check the box next to the format you’d like your portable prezi to run on. You can check both, and it will make two separate files. Then, click Exportexportmac.gif
  4. Select where you want to save the presentation(s) and click OK.

Sending your downloaded presentation

Once you’ve downloaded your presentation, you can save or email it and your presentation will be viewable on any PC or Mac. If you’re not sure which file format to send, it’s best to send both files.

Note: When sharing your downloaded presentation, make sure you send the original EXE or ZIP file. Otherwise, the presentation will not be viewable.

Send the saved file that you created when downloading your presentation.

  • EXE→ Windows
  • ZIP→ Mac
Note: Make sure you send the EXE or ZIP file. Otherwise, the presentation will not be viewable.

Saving your downloaded presentation to a USB drive

Simply transfer the ZIP or EXE file to your USB drive. Your presentation is now portable and can be presented without a Prezi Next account or Internet connection. It’s also a great way to store a back up.

Viewing or presenting a downloaded presentation (portable prezi)

If you receive a downloaded presentation file, it’s easy to view. Just make sure you open the right one for your Mac or Windows computer.

Note: If your downloaded presentation contains a YouTube video, you’ll need an Internet connection to view it.
Windows
  1. Double-click on the EXE file to load the presentation.
  2. When it opens, it’ll be immediately ready for viewing or presentation.
Note: Windows 7 with DirectX 9 or higher is required to view a portable prezi. You’ll also need a dedicated or integrated graphics card.
Mac
  1. Double-click the ZIP file to unzip the folder.
  2. Open the folder, and double-click on the Prezi Next icon to open your presentation.
  3. It is now ready for viewing or presentation.
Note: Viewing a downloaded presentation on Mac requires OS 10.10 or above.

Viewing with macOS Sierra

  1. Double-click to unzip the portable prezi.
  2. Drag the Prezi logo to your desktop.
  3. Drag the contents folder to your desktop. (Do not do steps 2 and 3 together.)
  4. Click the Prezi logo on your desktop to view or present your portable prezi.

Autoplay for downloaded presentations

To set the autoplay feature, click the cogwheel in the lower right corner of your screen and select an interval of 4, 10, or 20 seconds.

Note: Autoplay is not currently available for presentations that contain audio. If your downloaded presentation contains an audio file, the cogwheel will not appear in the lower right corner.

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