Edit and Present a Prezi Offline

Prezi is a presentation creation web application that allows you to create presentations consisting of text, images, and videos. Prezi differs from traditional presentation software by using a single canvas and frames opposed to conventional slides. This allows you to create dynamic, non-linear presentations. This article will walk you through the process of editing and presenting a Prezi offline.


  1. Go to the Prezi desktop page and click the “Install Now” button to download the Prezi desktop software. Note: The Prezi Desktop software is only available to users with a Prezi Pro or Edu Pro license.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the onscreen instructions to install the software in Adobe Air.
  3. Activate the Prezi Desktop software by signing in with the email and password associated with your account.
  4. Go to the Prezi your prezis page and log in using the email and password associated with your Prezi.com account.
  5. Click the Prezi presentation you want to edit offline using Prezi Desktop.
  6. Click the “Download” button from the tool bar on the right side of the Prezi.
  7. Select the “Download for Prezi Desktop” option and click the “Download” button.
  8. Click the “click this link to download” link to download your Prezi as a “.pez” file.
  9. Click the “File” menu followed by “Open” from the context menu in Prezi Desktop.
  10. Select the downloaded “.pez” file and double-click it to open it. You can now edit and present your Prezi presentation offline using the Prezi Desktop software.


Things You’ll Need

  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or higher installed
  • Minimum 1GB memory
  • A scroll mouse / touchpad
  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Firefox 3.0 or higher, or Safari 3 or higher


  • Prezis created with a free Prezi account will have a small watermark and be published on prezi.com/explore. *
  • Customizing a logo through the Theme Wizard is only available to users with a paid Prezi license.

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