TELL YOUR STORY
Tell your stories. zen deck makes them look great so you can focus on the message rather than on the medium.
ONE IDEA PER SLIDE
zen deck ensures that you keep your audience's attention by showing just one idea per slide with each idea consisting of just a few words that encapsulate your key point.
ADD A THOUSAND WORDS (ONE IMAGE)
Select the perfect backdrop for your story from millions of free, high-quality photos, or import your own.
PICK THE PERFECT LOOK
Choose from a range of fonts, layouts, and image filters to give your deck the exact look you want. No design skills? No problem. We’ve got you covered.
We believe that the whole category of presentations is ripe for an overhaul. Not enough has changed since the advent of mobile and tablet computing, or the internet even.
Until zen deck.
What is zen deck?
zen deck is a new way to create simple yet beautiful presentations on any device.
What does it cost?
The mobile versions of zen deck are free to download and install – you can optionally purchase additional themes from within the app. The web version costs $69 per annum and comes pre-bundled with all themes.
Why does the world need zen deck?
PowerPoint is responsible for a large number of poor presentations – “blame the presenter, not the tool” arguments notwithstanding, PowerPoint makes it easy to create horrible presentations by providing a plethora of poorly thought-out options and affordances such as too much text and mind-numbing bullet points that encourage bad design and rambling stories.
We believe that the world is ready for a better presentation tool.
Why should I use zen deck?
zen deck brings a minimalist yet meaningful approach to your presentations allowing you to focus on your story and eliminating bad design choices by making it hard to create poor presentations.
When should I use zen deck?
Use zen deck to tell a story, pitch an idea, make a sale, give an update, empanel a partner, enliven a meeting, inspire a group, teach a lesson or ignite a movement.
How do I create a deck?
zen deck is the simplest presentation app ever! Open the app on any device. Enter a key point as a title in a slide – optionally add a supporting sub-point. Choose an image. We'll search for beautiful photos that are relevant to the words you typed. You can also use images you've already got online or on your iPad. Next, choose a layout to position your text on the slide. Repeat as needed. When you're done, you can choose from one of the themes to change the font and filter for your entire deck. When you're done, go back to the main menu and tap “share” to set your story free in email, on Facebook, or Twitter.
Is there a way for me to show my zen deck on a device other than the one on which I created it?
If you have purchased the web version, you can show your deck from anywhere – you can use the browser from any PC and you can download the apps for your tablet or phone. If you are not using the web version, you can publish your presentation to Slideshare or export it to PowerPoint or PDF.
Can I use my own pictures in a zen deck?
You can use your own images that are stored locally on your device/ system or can use our search tool to import a photo from Flickr.
Where do zen deck images come from?
zen deck finds images from Flickr that photographers have licensed under the Creative Commons license.
What if I want to put a chart, table or diagram in my zen deck?
zen deck is intentionally minimalist – there is no provision to add anything other than text and images.
Can I insert animation, sound effects, videos or presenter notes into my zen deck?
Will I be able to add any of these any time soon?
This is too limiting! I want to be able to do all the things that I can do in PowerPoint!