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New software that has been announced or marketed but has not been produced.


(ˈveɪ pərˌwɛər)

a product, esp. computer software, that is announced and promoted while it is still in development and that may never come to market.


Software that has been promoted for a long period but never becomes available for use.
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"Slideware often reduces the analytical quality of presentations," wrote Tufte, who was also not fond of bullet points in slide presentations.
The slideware is featured on PLDA's website at and outlines considerations required to deliver PCIe 4.0 success including:
Tufte further asserts that PowerPoint and other slideware fragment information; by their very nature, they force the presenter to rely on a thin version of the story.
Haiku Peck is a slideware app that lets users create presentations and then share them on the Web.
Nancy Duarte instauro el termino peyorativo slideouments para referirse a las presentaciones atiborradas de texto creadas con slideware (4)--como Powerpoint--.
If you wish to bring value to audiences, you simply cannot and must not develop your presentation content while sitting at PowerPoint (or Keynote or SlideRocket or Prezi, or any other slideware program in existence or yet to be invented).