LaTeX class to design slides

Beamer is an open source LaTeX document class for creating presentation slides.[1][2][3] This software is mostly used to create slides with mathematical formulas.[4] It also supports many compile options. By using Beamer, all slides will be generated in PDF style.

LaTeX Beamer class
A modified Latex Beamer example.jpg
LaTeX Beamer presentation screenshot
Developer(s)Till Tantau, Joseph Wright, Vedran Miletić
Initial releaseMarch 2003; 18 years ago (2003-03)
Stable release
3.55 / December 2, 2018; 3 years ago (2018-12-02)
Written inLaTeX
Operating systemUnix-like, Windows
PlatformTeX Live, MikTeX
Available inEnglish, German, Croatian, Serbian
TypePresentation software
LicenseLaTeX Project Public License, GNU General Public License

References and notesEdit

  1. Mertz, A., & Slough, W. (2005). Beamer by example. The PracTEX Journal.
  2. Batts, C. T. (2007). A beamer tutorial in Beamer. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Computer Science.
  3. Oaks, A. (2009). LATEX Programming: Beamer Presentations. University of California, Berkeley.
  4. This is the biggest difference between Microsoft PowerPoint and LibreOffice.

Further readingEdit

  • Voß, H. (2012). Presentations with LaTeX. Berlin: Lehmanns Media. ISBN 9783865414960.
  • Voß, H. (2011). PSTricks: Graphics and PostScript for TEX and LATEX. UIT Cambridge Ltd..

Related pagesEdit

  • CTAN - repository including further details of Beamer
  • SATySFi - open source software aiming to replace LaTeX and Beamer

Other websitesEdit