The ppa file extension is related to the Microsoft PowerPoint a tool for creating presentations and used for its add-in files.

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PPA file extension - Microsoft PowerPoint 97 to 2003 add-in file

What is ppa file? How to open ppa files?

The ppa 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 *.ppa files are used for PowerPoint Add-ins. PowerPoint 2000/2002 support additional add-in types which have extension DLL or EXE. A special type of an add-in are the Wizard add-ins which have pwz file extension.

Structurally they are exactly identical to the ppa file except for the fact that the extensions are different.

There are two types; the standard add-in which can be compiled within PowerPoint having the extension PPA/PWZ and COM Add-ins which are supported PowerPoint 2000 onwards and require either the Microsoft Office Developer or development products from the Visual Studio Suite of applications to create them.

MIME: application/vnd.ms-powerpoint

The default software associated to ppa 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 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.

PowerPoint most used file extensions: PPSX, PPS, PPT, PPTX

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Microsoft Office for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office for Mac is popular office suite that contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint) and manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook).

Microsoft Office Mobile icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office Mobile  Windows Mobile/CE software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office Mobile is mobile version of Microsoft Office for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone operating systems that is able to open and edit Microsoft Office Word and Microsoft Office Excel documents, and view Microsoft Office PowerPoint documents.

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File types supported in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Help how to open PPA files:

Generally speaking a file type from certain Office program can be opened with that particular software, except for files that allow data exchange between programs, or internal data files that are not mean to be directly opened by users.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open Microsoft Office documents

How to convert file with extension PPA:

Various document and project file types from MS Office programs can be usually exported to some generic exchange formats so they can be opened in other programs. Some file types however, are not meant to be converted to anything else.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert Microsoft Office documents

Find conversions from ppa file:

ppa to accdb

List of software applications associated to the .ppa 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 ppa file, edit ppa file, convert ppa file, view ppa file, play ppa file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 ppa files.

  • Open ppa file
  • Create ppa file
  • Import ppa file
  • Others ppa file

Software that open ppa file - Microsoft PowerPoint 97 to 2003 add-in file

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