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What are PPTX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PPTX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PPTX 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: February 20, 2024

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.

Kingsoft OfficeKingsoft OfficeVerified
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
WPS OfficeWPS OfficeUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
ThinkFree OfficeThinkFree OfficeUser submitted
SoftMaker PresentationsSoftMaker PresentationsUser submitted
ThinkFree Office ShowThinkFree Office ShowUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Ability OfficeAbility OfficeUser submitted

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