Synchronize Your Presentations with Your Videos

July 7, 2010

Have you ever wanted to play your slidedeck in synch with the video of your presentation? Now you can synchronize them yourself, without the expense of an editing service! has built a cool tool to synchronize your presentations and videos (both need to be on SlideShare).

Here's an example:

This mashup was built using the SlideShare API. If you are a developer, there are a lot of cool tools like this that you can build on top of the SlideShare API (go check out the API here).

How you can build your own mashup!
Upload your video and Powerpoint or Keynote slidedeck to SlideShare, then synch them using the ZenSync™ tool on! Detailed steps are below.

Step 1: Upload your video and your slidedeck to
Step 2: Go to and create a free account
Step 3: In your account, select “New Presentation”
Step 4: Follow the prompts to link to your SlideShare video and slidedeck
Step 5: Use the ZenSync™ tool to provide precise start timings for each slide in your presentation.

We want to hear from you. Send us your feedback and the link to your synchronized presentation.
For more information, see the Zentation FAQ.