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Having coughed up a large sum for the Creative Suite Master Collection, on the principle that although I would never use a lot of the apps, it’s always good to be prepared, I was rather disappointed that when such a situation recently arose, it didn’t have what I needed.
In particular, I was expecting some designer-friendly alternative to PowerPoint. Up to now, I’ve always used PDFs, made in InDesign, to create a “slide show”, but now I want to include sound, movies, and dissolves.
Anyway, $20 for Keynote is OK. The canned transitions are a bit cheesy but should be ﬁne used with discretion, and simpler than Flash, Fireworks or After Effects.
However, there is one HUGE problem (for a typophile): unless I’m mistaken it doesn’t support font kerning metrics!
I have several options:
What do you recommend?