PPSX File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PPSX file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PPSX files.

What is a PPSX file?

The .ppsx file extension is used by the Microsoft PowerPoint presentation software. PowerPoint allows users to create slide shows containing images, text, music and video. The PPSX file format is used for versions of PowerPoint 2007 and later. Versions prior to the 2007 edition of the software were assigned the .pps file extension.

The new "x" that has been assigned to the file extension in the later versions of PowerPoint stands for "XML". The XML file format was introduced with the 2007 version of PowerPoint. The XML technology allows for better data management and data recovery of PowerPoint files.

How to open PPSX files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PPSX for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PPSX openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PPSX

While we know of one file format using the .PPSX file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PPSX file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of PPSX files. Remember, different programs may use PPSX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Kingsoft OfficeKingsoft OfficeUser submitted
Hancom Office HanshowHancom Office HanshowUser submitted
WPS OfficeWPS OfficeUser submitted
ThinkFree OfficeThinkFree OfficeUser submitted
Microsoft PowerPointMicrosoft PowerPointUser submitted
ThinkFree Office ShowThinkFree Office ShowUser submitted
FreeDocumentsOpener.ClientFreeDocumentsOpener.ClientUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PPSX-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PPSX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!