Microsoft PowerPoint

About Microsoft PowerPoint

With Office 365 subscriptions, businesses can leverage the power of Microsoft applications such as Microsoft PowerPoint to manage presentations across devices. PowerPoint is an on-premise presentation solution designed to help businesses and organizations create, edit and share slides with team members and other stakeholders. Microsoft PowerPoint extends the range of communication possibilities. Using this software, team members and external stakeholders can present their ideas in a more interactive fashion, encouraging debate and participation. You can insert embedded animations, tables, shapes, icons, images, 3D objects and other elements within slide decks.


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4.5/5
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Tacho
Tacho
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  • Industry: E-Learning
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Usefull Tool for all Teachers like me

Reviewed on 14/10/2020

Very widespread software. The look in the program is very familiar, which helps the user to...

Very widespread software. The look in the program is very familiar, which helps the user to navigate quickly, despite the changes in newer versions. The main panels are well distributed and work comfortably in the program. Storing the functions in panels gives a tight look and order. One sees exactly what one needs. I use the program to create presentations when I need a little more specific feature.

Pros

I like that the functions are also depicted with icons, which makes the use of the program possible by completely new users. This is also useful for those with experience in the program, because the functions are many and the pictograms are like little jokers for the function itself (you don't have to remember everything). The advantage is that the program has many different functions for creating creative and attention-grabbing content (text in various forms, images, insertion of video and audio).

Cons

The fact that the keyboard shortcuts are not listed. The inability to import gif files into presentations in an easy and convenient way. The disadvantage is that the package is paid. The inability to edit the finished file on devices that do not have the program.

Alternatives Considered

Google Slides

Reasons for Switching to Microsoft PowerPoint

Google Slides - the main features are close to those of the Microsoft product, but logically for an online program, some more specific things are cut. It is convenient for creating fast and decent looking content that is available anytime, anywhere. It is very convenient that people from different places can work on a certain material at the same time.
Ronald
Ronald
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  • Industry: Consumer Services
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Get Creative with Powerpoint

Reviewed on 25/02/2021

My overall experience with Powerpoint has been good. It allows me to organize text and images ways ...

My overall experience with Powerpoint has been good. It allows me to organize text and images ways that are visually pleasing and that communicate information effectively.

Pros

I like the ability to import, resize, rotate and animate images with ease that rivals many graphic artist programs. There's several different ways to add and delete slides from a presentation, and advancing or rewinding slides is as easy as pushing arrow keys on keyboard or using a presenter remote. Powerpoint gives access to a large library of design templates and themes to give your presentation its own unique feel, and the program groups some of the most commonly used commands on a ribbon for quick access.

Cons

I don't have any cons to list for Powerpoint, as I've used it for school, business, and personal projects without issues.

John
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  • Industry: Publishing
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Missing features and difficult to use

Reviewed on 12/02/2021

I have been using presentation software since Aldus Persuasion. When Adobe, who Aldus merged with,...

I have been using presentation software since Aldus Persuasion. When Adobe, who Aldus merged with, discontinued Persuasion, I had to switch to the much less capable PowerPoint. Over the years, PowerPoint added in some of the cool features of Persuasion. But it took Microsoft several years to make it work as smoothly as Persuasion and they never got it completely right. But it was the only option, at the time. Eventually, Apple introduced Keynote for Mac, which included most of what had been in Persuasion and much more. It took them a couple of years to get it right. But during that time, they kept adding in new features. The more I used Keynote, the less I liked PowerPoint. Today, I only keep PowerPoint around for opening someone else's PowerPoint files. I have found Keynote to be a far superior product, both in features and ease of use. I can quickly and easily do things in Keynote that totally baffles PowerPoint pros. PowerPoint never was all that good, to begin with. It only stayed around because it was promoted as part of MS Office, to be the "standard." It did get better, over the years. But it still lags far behind Keynote. But if you're not a Mac user, it's your only real choice, since Keynote only works on Mac.

Pros

The only pro that I can think of is that you can open those PowerPoint files that you occasionally get in emails. It's probably quite acceptable for simple slide shows, with simple transitions. But that's where it ends. If you want your presentation to look really professional, this is not the software for you.

Cons

It's far more difficult to do some transitions in PowerPoint than in Keynote for Mac. It's like you're doing things that it was not designed to do. There are also some transitions that I do in Keynote that I have yet to figure out a way to do in PowerPoint. It's just awkward to use. It also requires more steps to do certain things (i.e. you have to apply time-consuming kludges to make certain things work). It's very basic and definitely NOT for professional looking presentations.

Asjad
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Excellent software to make top-notch presentations

Reviewed on 3/01/2024

Pros

I loved the user-friendly interface, useful features, and templates. I thought the presentation's audio-visual a combination was fantastic. The greatest slides are those that are easy to download and change, with the added benefit of being directly printable on each slide. has elegant layouts and a variety of template options. With the help of this software, learners of any skill level may follow along with slides that include text and images, no matter how complicated. The videos and graphics are very clever.

Cons

Other than its incompatibility with non-Windows computers, there aren't many things about it that I dislike. Corrupt files or improperly displaying presentations are frequent causes of errors.

Courtney
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  • Industry: Consumer Services
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

PowerPoint - A must use in my business

Reviewed on 5/06/2023

Overall, PowerPoint is one tool that I use frequently in my business and often not just for...

Overall, PowerPoint is one tool that I use frequently in my business and often not just for presentations.

Pros

I like the designer tool. There are times when being creative is just not possible. That designer helps me out tremendously because I never really start with a blank page.

Cons

I'm not a huge fan of how the table with graphs works. Excel integration could work better, but that might be my own skill set issue. Also, I use powerpoint to stage social media graphics and the designer does not work if you change the aspect ratio... bummer cause I like to great on a 4" x 4" then scale.

Alternatives Considered

Google Slides and Adobe Creative Cloud

Reasons for Switching to Microsoft PowerPoint

Ease of use and familiarity with the Microsoft Suite.
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Microsoft PowerPoint FAQs

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Microsoft PowerPoint offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$6.00/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Buy alone or as part of the Microsoft 365 Suite for $6.99 Application stand alone (one-time licence) - $109.99 Microsoft Office bundle (one-time licence) - from $139.99 30 days trial for free.

Microsoft PowerPoint has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Microsoft PowerPoint supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

Microsoft PowerPoint supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Microsoft PowerPoint integrates with the following applications:

CRM Analytics, Digital Signage Templates, Facebook Business Suite, Google Analytics 360, Google Calendar, Google Sheets, Instagram, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint, MySQL, Oracle Analytics Cloud, PostgreSQL, Twitter/X, XML Management, Yammer

Microsoft PowerPoint offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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