Files with ppsm file extension are generally slide shows created in latest Microsoft PowerPoint presentations creator. These slideshows have macros enabled.

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PPSM file extension - Microsoft PowerPoint macro-enabled Open XML complete slide show

What is ppsm file? How to open ppsm files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

ppsm file icon: ppsm filetype icon

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

The ppsm files are used for complete slide shows with macros enabled, which are very often used for presentations.

The ppsm files may include formatted text, macros, 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.

They serve the same purpose as the PowerPoint complete slide show files (pps file suffix), but are using the new XML structure, introduced in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 and also used by PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint 2016.

MIME types:
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slideshow

Updated: March 13, 2018

The default software associated to open ppsm file:

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 PowerPoint for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft PowerPoint for Mac  Apple macOS / 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.

PowerPoint gives you several ways to start your next presentation using a template, a theme, a recent presentation, a not-so-recent presentation, or a blank one.

PowerPoint now supports more multimedia formats, such as .mp4 and .mov with H.264 video and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) audio, and more high-definition content.

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

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).

Office 365 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoOffice 365  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Office 365 is a subscription-based service that gives users access to several services and apps from Microsoft Office. It is available some types of subscription editions (for Home, Education, Business and Enterprise users) available for Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS and all major mobile platforms.

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File types supported in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Help how to open:

The Microsoft PowerPoint macro-enabled Open XML complete slide show (*.ppsm file) can be opened and edited in native application Microsoft PowerPoint , that is part of Microsoft Office Suite.

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

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

How to convert:

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

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

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List of software applications associated to the .ppsm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ppsm file, edit ppsm file, convert ppsm file, view ppsm file, play ppsm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open ppsm file - Microsoft PowerPoint macro-enabled Open XML complete slide show

Programs supporting the exension ppsm on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ppsm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ppsm file by default:
Microsoft PowerPoint small icon Microsoft PowerPoint
Other suggested software:
Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer small icon Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer
Ability Presentation small icon Ability Presentation

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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