Apple’s latest promotion for members of its
.Mac subscription-based online service rewards them with US$30 off Keynote, the presentation software, as well as seven free themes from third-party designers valued at $100.
Keynote, used by Steve Jobs during his own Macworld Expo keynote presentations, is Apple’s alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint. The software provides Mac users with the ability to create presentations for work, school, or the community using various themes, typography and more; you can also integrate charts and tables, add images, music and QuickTime movies.
Keynote is regularly priced at $99, but under the terms of this deal .Mac users can buy the software for $69 until March 17, 2004. What’s more, even if you already own Keynote, you can download a package of add-on themes for Keynote developed by designers at Keynote Pro, Keynote User and Keynote Theme Park, all rendered in 800×600 and 1024×768 pixel sizes.
Keynote Pro’s additions include “SoHo Special Edition” and “PhotoGrafik Standard Edition,” while Keynote Theme Park’s add-ons include “Titanium 2,” “Research” and “Oceans.” Keynote User’s themes include “Lowercase Orange and Lowercase Blue,” as well as “Frames Standard Edition.”