What are PPTX files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PPTX 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 PPTX file?
A .PPTX file is a PowerPoint Presentation file.
The PPTX file extension is given to Microsoft PowerPoint files created in PowerPoint versions 2007 and later. Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows users to create slide shows containing pictures, text, music, and video. The PowerPoint program is included in the Microsoft Office Suite.
Earlier versions of Microsoft PowerPoint create files using the .ppt file extension. Later versions of PowerPoint assign the .pptx extension because they use the Open XML format. This format allows PowerPoint files to be compressed into smaller sizes, making it easier to distribute the files online and taking up less drive space on a user's computer.
How to open PPTX files
We have identified two PPTX openers that are compatible with this specific type of PPTX file.
Programs that open PowerPoint Presentation files
Last updated: March 10, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PPTX files. Remember, different programs may use PPTX 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|
|WPS Office||User submitted|
|ThinkFree Office||User submitted|
|SoftMaker Presentations||User submitted|
|ThinkFree Office Show||User submitted|
|Ability Office||User submitted|
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