The pps file extension is associated with Microsoft PowerPoint presentation software and used for slideshow documents. PPS PowerPoint's slide shows are basically sequences of screens, often used for presentation purposes.   

There are 2 other file types using
the PPS file extension!

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pps file icon.pps - Corel PaintShop Photo Pro image file

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PPS file extension - Microsoft PowerPoint 97 to 2003 complete slide show file

What is pps file? How to open pps files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

pps file icon: pps filetype icon

The pps file extension is associated with Microsoft PowerPoint, a worldwide most popular powerful tool you can use to create and edit dynamic and great-looking presentations.

The *.pps files are used for complete slide shows, which are very often used for presentations. The *.pps files may include formatted text, bullet points, images, movies, sound effects, or music.

They are often built from one of many templates included with the Microsoft Office PowerPoint software, but may also be created from scratch.

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 and later saves presentations in the OpenXML format instead and is using the PPSX file extension.

MIME: application/mspowerpoint
MIME: application/

The default software associated to pps file type:

Microsoft PowerPoint icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft PowerPoint  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft PowerPoint is popular presentation tool used to create rich presentation documents. PowerPoint is a part of the Microsoft Office suite.

Microsoft PowerPoint gives you more ways to create and share dynamic presentations with your audience than ever before. Exciting new audio and visual capabilities help you tell a crisp, cinematic story that’s as easy to create as it is powerful to watch. In addition, PowerPoint enables you to work simultaneously with other people or post your presentation online and access it from virtually anywhere using the Web or your smartphone.

Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac  Apple Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac is used to create rich and professional presentation documents. It is a part of Microsoft Office suite for Mac.

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File types supported in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Help how to open PPS files:

The pps file can be opened and edited in native application Microsoft PowerPoint, that is part of Microsoft Office Suite.

The pps file can be open by another applications such as, StarrOffice or Ashampoo Office.

Microsoft developed free viewer of PowerPoint *.pps presentations, that is called PowerPoint Viewer.

How to convert file with extension PPS:

Microsoft PowerPoint can save *.pps files to another document formats such as OpenDocument, PDF or XPS.

Other office suites, that can open .pps PowerPoint file (, StarOffice, Ashampoo Office), can save PPS file to another document format.

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List of software applications associated to the .pps file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pps file, edit pps file, convert pps file, view pps file, play pps file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the pps files.

  • Open pps file
  • Save pps file
  • Edit pps file
  • View pps file
  • Convert pps file
  • Create pps file
  • Import pps file
  • Print pps file
  • Recover pps file
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Software that open pps file - Microsoft PowerPoint 97 to 2003 complete slide show file

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Microsoft Windows:

Apple Mac OS X:

Main software associated with pps file by default:
Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac small icon Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac
Other suggested software:
Keynote for Mac small icon Keynote for Mac

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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