Microsoft PowerPoint is powerful presentation software developed by Microsoft for communicating the ideas effectively by using visual aids that allows users to combine text and graphics to create the onscreen presentations. It is a collection of slides containing information related to a specific topic. This Full-featured Desktop presentation software is also a part of the Microsoft office suite, which is available for both Windows and Mac OS.
Microsoft PowerPoint files in short are also referred as PPT file are saved with .ppt or .pptx extensions. PowerPoint files are made up of slides having text, graphs, excel spreadsheets, animations and photos. This application comes with in-built templates for different types of presentations and can be easily altered. You are able to create, save and reuse your own template, if the templates required or needed are not found. Also, you can easily set different transition sequences between slides to make presentations more entertaining. These slides can be configured to move with a single click of a mouse or can be set to change automatically.
Uses of Microsoft PowerPoint:
Microsoft Office PowerPoint is effectively used by teachers, corporate officials, students, trainers to create presentations and communicate their knowledge. PowerPoint is amazing tool that can be used for creating professional slide show presentations, newsletters, posters, leaflets, learning materials, filers and many more. Additionally, you can also
Microsoft Power Point uses .ppt as the file extensions to save these files. However, PowerPoint 2007 and later versions saves these presentations in OpenXML format and hence uses PPTX file extension.
Supported File Extensions: .ppt, .pptx, .pps, or .ppsx
Note: When you save the PowerPoint file with .ppt extention, the file will always open in edit-mode. But, if it is saved in .pps extention, then the file will open automatically in slide show / presentation mode.
Components of Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint versions:
PowerPoint tool is available for both Windows and Mac OS. The detailed information of these products along with their different versions is listed below:
Mac OS X versions:
For Windows OS:
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