This is the homepage of PPower4
(P^4, Pdf Presentation Post Processor)
PPower4 is used to post process presentations in PDF format
which were prepared using (La)TeX
to add dynamic effects.
The PDF files can be created with
with standard LaTeX and then converted to PDF with
It is recommended to use the widely available Acrobat Reader
from Adobe to view the
results, because other viewers do not implement some of the
Given this you have to keep in mind, that PPower4 can only
provide those effects, which are implemented in the reader.
The post processing software is written in Java and it is free (refer to the GNU general public license). It has been run successfully with Java 1.2.x and better on different flavours of Unix, Win32 and the Mac. The older version which had limited features and could also be used with kaffe is no longer supported.
Use the navigation area on the left to find further information on PPower4 and the download area.
There is also a mailing list concerning development,
application and problems of PPower4. You can subscribe to this
list by sending the text "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the
body of a message to
You can also browse an archive of the messages
to this list, which is kept at
You may want to check the frequently asked questions before sending a message to the mailing list.
Disclaimer: These pages contain also links to other sites which are beyond our control. We refuse to take any responsibility for the possibly illegal contents of these sites, because they may have been altered without notice.
Hinweis: Diese Seiten enhalten auch Links (Verweise) auf andere Seiten, auf deren Inhalte wir keinerlei Einfluß haben. Wir distanzieren uns daher ausdrücklich von etwaigen rechtswidrigen Inhalten, die nach Linksetzung unsererseits auf den fremden Seiten eingefügt wurden oder von dort aus weitergehend erreichbar sind.