CustomShow Update - March 1, 2015

New Features

PowerPoint Import - Editable Text

  • The first release of the CustomShow PowerPoint Import tool allowing for Editable Text is now live.
    • This feature is enabled by request for Administrators only. Please contact CustomShow to enable this feature.

SlideShow Reporting & Metrics

  • Clicking on History in the SlideShow Console now allows users to select individual viewing sessions to find in-depth metrics and data on the specified session.
  • This includes time spent viewing, slides viewed, and much more.
  • SlideShow metrics and data are available for all views from this date forward.
  • Please see SlideShow Metrics for more information.

User Interface & Buttons

  • File: Import PowerPoint is now accessible in the SlideShow, Meeting, and Editor Consoles.
  • Import PPTX button has been added to the SlideShow, Meeting, Library, and Editor Consoles to allow for ease of PowerPoint Import.
    • Import PowerPoint now prompts users with additional options to Open Presentation for Editing, Create a New SlideShow, or Create a New Meeting.
  • New SlideShow button has been added to the Library and Editor Consoles.
  • Please see Import PowerPoint to CustomShow for more information.


  • Desktop Viewer update includes significant improvements to video playback.
  • Fixed issue in Desktop Viewer where application would enter an unresponsive state, forcing a restart.
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