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PPT File Format

PowerPoint presentation (Microsoft)

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PPT is a file extension for a presentation file format used by Microsoft PowerPoint, the popular presentation software commonly used for office and educational slide shows. All text images, sound and video used in the presentation are contained in the PPT file. PPT files can be viewed by PowerPoint, PowerPoint Viewer or the Open Office software suite.

 

MIME type: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint [official], application/mspowerpoint, application/ms-powerpoint, application/mspowerpnt, application/vnd-mspowerpoint
application/powerpoint, application/x-powerpoint, application/x-m

 

Learn more about PPT files:

Visit the PowerPoint webpage.

Visit the Openoffice.org webpage.

IT Knowledge Exchange provides answers to PowerPoint questions.

This was last updated in July 2010
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common users as I am, we only know and limit to the use of ms ppt program to create and edit our presentations needs, mostly for personal and education porpouses, today I decided to find out a little bit more about it. I am not an expert as you could noticed. Thank you for the info in this site.
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The PPT file extension is used to represent an editable presentation or slideshow created using the Microsoft PowerPoint application. For more info refer to http://www.file-extension.com/files/PPT/
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Please help me how to download the PPT program my Imac.
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Hi I have to do a PowerPointPresentation in ppt but my software is pptx which I am not allowed to use. How exactly do I convert it? I know there is a convert option but I can't just change the file extension from .pptx to .ppt.
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