What are PPT files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PPT file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a PPT file?
PPT files have multiple uses, and Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
PowerPoint is a presentation design software distributed by Microsoft. It allows users to create slide shows that may consist of images, text, video, and audio.
While PowerPoint is commonly used to create business presentations, many individuals also use the software to create slide shows that contain personal photographs, songs, and messages.
The .ppt extension is used by PowerPoint versions older than the 2007 edition of the software. Later versions of PowerPoint use the .pptx extension rather than the .ppt extension used by earlier editions of the software.
How to open PPT files
We have identified one PPT opener that is compatible with this specific type of PPT file.
Programs that open Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation files
Last updated: March 10, 2023
All known file formats using extension .PPT
While Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation is a popular type of PPT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PPT file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Playstation Portable Texture
We know that one PPT format is Playstation Portable Texture. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different PPT openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PPT files. Remember, different programs may use PPT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer||Discontinued|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|OpenOffice.org Impress||User submitted|
|WPS Office||User submitted|
|SoftMaker Presentations||User submitted|
|StarOffice Impress||User submitted|
|ThinkFree Office||User submitted|
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