Microsoft PowerPoint

2016 16.0.9226.2114

The creation of multimedia presentations using slideshows has a name: Microsoft PowerPoint, Office's tool to bring your ideas to life and represent them

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Microsoft Office is the favorite office suite for millions of PC users all over the world. Its different applications are suitable for working both in the professional, domestic, and academic fields. Among the latter, we can find tools like Word or Excel, but we can't forget about Microsoft PowerPoint, the program included in the suite that we can use to create multimedia presentations.

The best platform to show data, projects, and ideas

With this app, you'll have all the functions you need to create presentations using slides. Functions that aren't limited to offering a result that includes just text and images, but that also provide support for other elements such as audio and video. All the latter, starting off from scratch or using preset templates included in the program itself.

Create presentations in an intuitive manner.

The method to generate the presentations isn't at all complicated: from the very beginning the user has total freedom to display his contents and as he advances he'll be able to include different elements to enrich the slideshows.

Main features of Microsoft PowerPoint

One of its latest updates has definitely become one of its most noteworthy functions. We're talking about the possibility to synchronize our work with other project-mates thanks to the fact that we can work straight on the cloud. Thus, it encourages collaborative work and all the members of a team can modify different aspects of the same document and keep up with all the changes. But we can also find other features such as the following:

  • An editor that allows the insertion of text and its formatting.
  • Tools to insert images and graphics and modify them.
  • Different themes with panoramic variations.
  • Different color schemes.
  • Compact colorful-style toolbar.
  • Alignment guides to enhance texts.
  • Tools to combine shapes.
  • Transformation effect to give the presentation a fluid movement with just one click.
  • Possibility to use it on second screens.
  • A wide range of templates and preset slides to choose from.

It's an application that can be used in any situation: to create presentations for work or to generate funny emails.

Its different tools have been conceived so that any user can swiftly create designs without requiring advanced knowledge. You can obtain almost professional results once you've spent some time using it.

Despite the competition, it's still an all-time favorite

Its features have turned into the number-one presentations program. It doesn't matter if there are some great free alternatives out there like OpenOffice's Impress or Prezi, that can be used online without needing to download anything; it's still a reference and its PPT format is compatible with any other alternative.

Requirements and additional information:
  • Minimum operating system requirements: Windows 7.
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Microsoft PowerPoint Tips & Tricks

What is PowerPoint and what's it for?

PowerPoint is a computer program developed by Microsoft that can be used to create presentations. The latter can display text schematics, slides or text and image animations to which we can apply different designs.

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How to convert Word to PowerPoint

To convert or import a document from Microsoft Word to PowerPoint, we simply have to insert Word’s contents straight into the PowerPoint presentation. This can be done by making use of the copy & paste function. In other words, we only have to take the text from the DOC’s pages and paste it onto the slideshow that we’re editing. After that, we can adjust the text however it suits us the best thanks to the format tools.

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