The event of add-ins into current and established pc purposes similar to Microsoft’s PowerPoint is growing use and performance extending not solely the longevity of applications but additionally software program improvement and networking. The PowerPoint variations starting with the 2003 version have allowed for higher amongst Microsoft’s in-house in addition to impartial builders to create add-ins for varied customers that in impact has created UI’s distinctive for particular person customers (Wenzel, 2007).
Majority of the add-ins that has been developed have targeted on enhancing the visible attraction of PowerPoint similar to animation, interactivity and media.
The trouble is seen to be motivated by the target of constructing PowerPoint not only a primary or generalist presentation (Microsoft Workplace, 2007). Bridging between Microsoft applications can also be evident for the reason that add-ins don't solely have an effect on PowerPoint but additionally different Workplace applications in addition to different non-Workplace applications similar to Producer 2003 or impartial applications produced by Macromedia, Java and even open supply know-how (Harrison, 2001; “Microsoft PowerPoint Add-Ins”, 2002).
Thought there have additionally been efforts in creating add-ins to increase from the Microsoft platform, there are nonetheless vital safety points significantly concerning macros, language and know-how copyrights. Total, present developments in PowerPoint add-ins stay targeted on UI improvement and visible improvement and performance.
Accesses to this system’s features haven't differed considerably apart from the elevated management over efficiency to afford shifting between desktop and cell use (Wenzel, 2007). The technique for the PowerPoint franchise is its ease of use and the remaining dominance of Microsoft working programs as a platform. Nonetheless, the add-ins are indication that different working programs are being acknowledged and the have to be user-focused in improvement.