PPT2000: Types of Presentations PowerPoint Can Open and Save

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This article describes the file formats that Microsoft PowerPoint can open, save, import, and export.


Opening and Saving

PowerPoint can open presentations created by the following versions of PowerPoint: PowerPoint can also open presentations created by these third party products: NOTE: The Harvard Graphics 2.3 and 3.0 for MS-DOS converters are available through the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit.

PowerPoint can save presentations in the following formats:
* Microsoft PowerPoint 97 can open PowerPoint 2000 files natively, however features exclusive to PowerPoint 2000 are either approximated or lost.

** This is a special format that PowerPoint for version 7.0, PowerPoint 97, and PowerPoint 2000 can read natively.

Importing and Exporting

PowerPoint can also import presentations based on a variety of document formats. These formats include:
*** To import these formats, you must install the appropriate Text converter(s), which are not installed automatically.
PowerPoint can export slides in the following formats: The third-party products discussed here are manufactured by vendors independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.

Additional query words: ppt9 9.00 importing export converting foreign file formats

Keywords          : kbdta kbconvert 
Version           : WINDOWS:2000
Platform          : WINDOWS 
Issue type        : kbinfo 

Last Reviewed: June 28, 1999