Catch The Mania is a Power Point presentation. It is designed to play across multiple formats and computers. However some computers have software that is older or hasn’t been updated and therefore doesn’t play the media files that are embedded in the presentation. If you have one of these set ups have no fear, there is a dynamic presentation designed specifically for you, read about it here.
If you aren’t able to play music and video files but want to here are some suggestions, each suggestion differs between Mac and PC.
For a PC
You can download a Free Version of Power Point Viewer this will allow you to take advantage of the full range of dynamic media contained in each presentation. The download is quick, it’s free and you don’t have to have Power Point to use it.
You can upgrade your Power Point to 2010, this costs some money but you get a pretty powerful set of tools including Word, Excel and more included with a fully functioning version of Power Point.
For a Mac
Upgrade to Power Point 2010 for Mac here or Keynote 2009 here. Power Point is more costly because you can’t buy it separately but you also get Word and Excel along with it. Keynote is great because you can buy it on it’s own it’s significantly cheaper and it works great with a Mac.
With Catch The Mania you can present either a Media or Non-Media show for your trivia night. Both are designed to be dynamic and engaging, of course we Love music so we think you’re getting the full effect of our product when you are able to play the embedded music and video files, but it is not necessary for your success!