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Felipe Escoto

Create simple and beautiful presentations

Create presentations that stand out! Spice-Up has everything you need to create simple and beautiful presentations. Get your ideas across with beautiful designed templates, or start from scratch with a blank canvas. Either way, you will add some spice to your presentations with a wide variety of background patterns and a beautiful color palette.

Easy-to-design slides and powerful features:

Get it for $20 on AppCenter

Get Spice-Up and more on elementary AppCenter, the open, pay-what-you-can app store for indie developers. Every app is open source and has been reviewed and curated by elementary to ensure a native, privacy-respecting, and secure experience.

Note: This app is only available for elementary OS 5.1 Hera. If you’re on elementary OS 6 Odin, it will not appear in AppCenter. You can reach out to the developer and ask that they update it for OS 6.

What's New:

1.8.2 – May 5, 2019

Privacy Mode and Translations

  • Spice-Up now respects privacy settings. When enabled, it will not show recently opened presentations.
  • The external templates fetcher service has been removed.
  • French translation updated by NathanBnm
  • German translation added by herrhotzenplotz
  • A big thanks to all the translators for your work!
1.8.0 – Jan 20, 2019

Multi-Files and More!

  • Spice-Up will now prevent your computer from suspending and hide your cursor while presenting!
  • You can now open more than one file at the time! Makes copy-pasting slides or images between presentations easier
  • Spice-Up now uses the new tooltips to show the keyboard shortcuts!
  • There are also now keyboard shortcuts for a lot of actions such as Bring Forward and adding a new slide
  • Opening the presenter notes now automatically focuses it for faster note-taking
  • Fixed a small visual bug when returning to the editor while on the last slide
  • Exporting a presentation will now always have the .pdf extension
1.7.0 – Oct 16, 2018

Smart Clipboard

  • The Clipboard is now super smart!
  • You can now paste text and images into Spice-Up for external apps!
  • And you can also copy text and images to apps outside of Spice-Up
  • Pasting a slide to another app with paste it as an image. Sharing your work is even easier now!
  • Fixed shadows on the Slide Previews not showing up, making the slide appear flat.
  • Fixed problem with canvas showing items moved a bit when resizing.
1.6.1 – Oct 3, 2018

Slide Transitions and the Slide List Redesign

  • After so long, Slide Transitions are finally here! Use them to make your presentations more interesting
  • The New Slide Button will now always appear at the bottom, and new slides will now be added after the currently selected slide
  • You can right click the slide, and select from the actions there.
  • From that right click menu, you can now select which slide will be shown in the thumbnail!
  • Presenter notes has been moved to the main window. Toggle the editor from the new button on the headerbar!
  • Some color and Style changes!
  • Fixed the problem where empty slides would refuse to render on the Slide List!
  • Fixed: Non-editable items on the toolbar now show up properly
1.5.2 – Aug 23, 2018

A Very Juno Update

  • Spice-Up is now ready for elementary OS Juno!
  • Even more colors and gradients for you to make your presentations even better!
  • Files and Templates now show a label with it's name on the welcome screen
  • You can now copy and paste styles on the color pickers!
  • New templates will now be fetched from the web, so expect more to come!
  • New translations for Japanese, Catalan, Portuguese, Dutch!
1.3.2 – Feb 20, 2018

The Color Update, Part 2

  • The new color picker now uses their own custom icons!
  • The Gradient Editor's steps now shows feedback when selected
  • Spice-Up's icon has being updated to use the elementary color palette.
  • European Portuguese has been added to the family of translations. Big thanks to emansije!
1.3.0 – Feb 2, 2018

The Color Update

  • The color picker has had a mayor makeover!
  • You can now add/remove stops in gradients, as well as move them around and rotate them.
  • Grab inspiration from one of the ten new gradient presets!
  • You can also pick colors from the screen.
  • Fonts are searchable now
  • Font-styles are now styled (pun intended)
  • Notifications are now disabled when presenting
1.2.0 – Dec 25, 2017

Presents for Presenters!

  • Presentation View! Starting a presentation with two monitors will open the presentation on the secondary monitor, and a presentation viewer on your main screen.
  • You can now type presenter notes, and see them while presenting!
  • Your presentations now end with an all-black slide
  • Images can now be added by Drag and Drop
  • Spice-Up is now available in Serbian!
  • Some other fixes and cleanups
1.1.0 – Nov 2, 2017

Huge Success!

  • Presentations saved can now be viewed from a web browser by drag and drop if Spice-Up is not installed, and even if you're not using elementary OS or Linux
1.0.1 – Oct 13, 2017

I'm making a note here...

  • Lots of optimizations have happened, now it loads presentations crazy fast!
  • The Text Toolbar has been cleaned up to better match the other bars
  • You can now align text vertically!
  • Going to and from the Welcome Screen is now animated
  • Spice-Up is now translated to French and Portuguese!
1.0.0 – Sep 14, 2017

This was a triumph!

  • Creating a new presentation now brings up templates you can choose from.
  • You can now replace images right from Spice-Up.
  • Making a new slide now picks up the style from your last one.
  • You can now make Text and Shapes transparent, right from the custom color picker!
  • Fixed: Double clicking would sometimes deselect the item.
  • Fixed: The text on the roundness slider was hard to read.
  • Spice-Up is also now available in Spanish!
0.8.2 – Aug 27, 2017

Now with 100% better feedback!

  • Selecting slides, and colors on the color picker now feels like you actually press something.
  • ColorPicker: Click on the preview to be able to set both colors at once.
  • A better high resolution icon
  • Fixed: Spice-Up should now work a lot better with other themes
  • Fixed: Sometimes, the default blue color would get selected
0.8.0 – Jul 20, 2017

Clipboard, Circles and a Browser

  • Shapes: You can now set the roundness of the square, and finally make circles!
  • Cut, copy, and paste slides, and canvas items!
  • The presentations you make will appear on the welcome screen for easy access to them!