A pptx file extension is used for the default presentation format of latest editions of PowerPoint from Microsoft Office. PowerPoint slide shows are basically set of screens which can include text, graphic, sounds or videos used for various presentation purposes.

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PPTX file - Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML presentation

What is pptx file? How to open pptx files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

pptx file icon: pptx filetype icon

The pptx file extension is related to Microsoft PowerPoint version 2007/2010/2013/2016 and above.

PowerPoint is worldwide most popular powerful tool you can use to create and edit dynamic and great-looking presentations.

The pptx files are used for editable slide shows, which are very often used for presentations.

The pptx 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.

They serve the same purpose as the .ppt PowerPoint presentation files, but are using the new XML structure, introduced in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.

MIME type used for pptx files:

Updated: October 2, 2017

The default software associated to pptx 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 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

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.

Microsoft Powerpoint for iOS icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Powerpoint for iOS  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Powerpoint for iOS allows users to view, create, edit, and print Powerpoint presentations from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. It includes various features from desktop version of Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Office Mobile for Windows Phone icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office Mobile for Windows Phone  Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office Mobile for Windows Phone allows users to view and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents from nearly anywhere. It includes various features from desktop version of Microsoft Office.

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File types supported in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Help how to open:

The *.pptx files can be opened and edited in native application Microsoft PowerPoint, that is part of Microsoft Office suite.

The .pptx files can also be open by another applications such as OpenOffice.org, StarrOffice or Ashampoo Office.

How to convert:

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

Other office suites, that can open the .pptx files (OpenOffice.org, StarOffice, Ashampoo Office), can usually also save them to another document format.

Find conversions from pptx file:

pptx to cdr

pptx to docx

pptx to jpg

pptx to key

pptx to keynote

pptx to potx

pptx to xlsx

Find converter to pptx file type:

gslides to pptx

key to pptx

odp to pptx

potx to pptx

ppsm to pptx

swf to pptx

vsdx to pptx

File identification strings:

HEX code: 50 4B 03 04
ASCII code: PK

Related links:

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats

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

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 pptx files.

  • Open pptx file
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  • Convert pptx file
  • Create pptx file
  • Import pptx file
  • Export pptx file
  • Recover pptx file
  • Others pptx file

Software that open pptx file - Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML presentation

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pptx file by default:
Microsoft PowerPoint small icon Microsoft PowerPoint
Other suggested software:
Corel Presentations small icon Corel Presentations

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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

On-line services:

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

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

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