A 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

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 types:
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint

The default software associated to ppa file type:

Microsoft PowerPoint icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft 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 logoMicrosoft 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 logoMicrosoft 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 logoMicrosoft 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:

Use Microsoft Visual Studio to work with *.ppa files.

How to convert file with extension PPA:

As far as we know, this .ppa file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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, macOS, Linux 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting 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

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