The SlideShare API is available free for non-commercial use by outside developers. The current API is based upon the REST model and allows you to perform the following actions:
Version 2.0 of the API has been released providing the following new features:
While version 1.0 of the API is still available, we strongly encourage developers to adopt the new API. All bug fixes and additional feature development will take place solely in the most current version of the API.Use of the SlideShare API implies full acceptance of the SlideShare API Terms of Service.
Slideshare Email App by WiseStamp lets you share your presentations with your friends in a fun and social way. Whenever you send an email, the Slideshare Email App will show your latest presentation and will let your recipients follow you, download your presentation and much more!
Slide by Slide is a (free) iPhone/iPad app that lets you search and browse SlideShare presentations in a simple way. Built using our APIs, you can download it from the Itunes store.
Slide2Lead synchronizes your SlideShare documents, campaigns, leads, and document statistics with Salesforce CRM. Leads are are imported directly into Salesforce CRM in real-time.
SlidePad is a iPad app that lets you search and browse SlideShare presentations in a simple way. Built using our APIs, you can download it from the Itunes store.
There are many others mashups/applications that use the SlideShare API. If you are a developer building one yourself, let us know. Your application might get featured in this section. For more details, please go here.
Also, Check out our RSS feeds! They contain a lot of rich data (including slideshow embed codes and thumbnails) that can be useful in creating your mashup.