Control multiple Apple Keynote and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations at the same time on PCs and Macs
KeyShowX is the simplest and most inexpensive way to control multi-screen PowerPoint and Keynote presentations. For more than a decade it was used in movies, tv shows, museums and various events. Make sure to read the KeyShowX Quick Help (PDF) for more details about setup and configuration.
With KeyShowX you can repurpose more then decade old Macs for in-store multi-screen displays, kiosks, impressive digital stage decorations for school concerts and theaters. Just make sure that your Macs can run Mac OS Yosemite.
Full compatibility list:
On Mac KeyShowX supports Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite - macOS 11 Big Sur, Apple Keynote 6.x - 11.x, Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 (14.x) - 2016 (16.x), Office 365 PowerPoint.
On Windows KeyShowX supports Windows 10, PowerPoint 2016, Office 365 PowerPoint.
You can cross control PowerPoint from Mac to Windows, from Windows to Mac, or in both directions at the same time.
The free KeyShowX Node app should be installed and started on all PCs and Macs with PowerPoint or Keynote which you intend to control remotely.
Get KeyShowX Node from Microsoft Store
(free, no Microsoft Store registration required).
Download KeyShowX Node for macOS (free, signed and Apple notarized, 23 MB).
KeyShowX Node on macOS is using Apple Events / System Events for controlling Keynote and PowerPoint. macOS will display several security warnings during the first start of KeyShowX Node and after receiving the first few controlling commands. Make sure to allow KeyShowX Node accepting network communications, using System Events, Keynote and PowerPoint. Make sure to read the KeyShowX Quick Help (PDF) for instructions on how to do that.
The commercial KeyShowX PowerPoint Controller and KeyShowX Keynote Controllers apps should be used from designated controlling PC or a Mac.
Get KeyShowX PowerPoint Controller from Microsoft Store
(commercial, 1-day trial available).
Download unlimited trial KeyShowX PowerPoint controller for macOS (signed and Apple notarized, 23 MB).
Download unlimited trial KeyShowX Keynote controller for macOS (signed and Apple notarized, 23 MB).
Purchasing KeyShowX controllers for macOS
Please, make sure to experiment with trial versions of KeyShowX. Those are fully functional versions with trial notifications only.
Once you are happy with your setup, you can buy both KeyShowX controllers for macOS (KeyShowX PowerPoint controller and KeyShowX Keynote controller)
with a time-limited license.
Unlimited installations and usage of both macOS controllers on all your Macs or within your company / enterprise:
We are using FastSpring for payment processing. You will get a time-limited unlocking serial number by email within minutes after the purchase.
Purchasing KeyShowX PowerPoint Controller for Windows
Single user KeyShowX PowerPoint Controller for Windows is available for purchase from Microsoft Store.
KeyWebX apps do not contain any analytics and do not collect, store or transmit any personal data.
Terms, conditions and End-User License Agreement
Windows 10 versions of KeyShowX apps are distributed and sold through the Microsoft Store and covered by corresponding
Microsoft Terms of Sales.
macOS versions of KeyShowX apps are covered by KeyShowX End-user License Agreements which have to be accepted during the installation process. You can read full texts of agreements presented during the installation for each KeyShowX app in advance: KeyShowX Node End-user License Agreement, KeyShowX Keynote End-user License Agreement, KeyShowX PowerPoint End-user License Agreement.