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
LaTeX Beamer presentation screenshot
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; 2 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