How to open PPSX files

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

PPSX file openers, viewers, etc.

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
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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with PPSX-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!