PPT4: PowerPoint 97-98 Import Converter Available

ID: q144032

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If you are currently running Microsoft PowerPoint for the Macintosh, version 4.0 and you want to share PowerPoint files with people running Microsoft PowerPoint 97 for Windows or Microsoft PowerPoint 98 Macintosh Edition, you can use the PowerPoint 97-98 Import Converter. With this converter, you can open files created in PowerPoint 97 or PowerPoint 98 in your copy of PowerPoint 4.0 for the Macintosh. Previously, if you were running PowerPoint 4.0 for the Macintosh and you wanted to view a presentation created in PowerPoint 97, the person who created the presentation had to save the file in a different format. Now, with this converter, you can just open these PowerPoint files and start working with the presentation.

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Software Library:

 ~ PP8_68k.hqx (size: 782541 bytes) 
               680x0 version of the converter
 ~ PP8_PPC.hqx (size: 858318 bytes) 
               PowerPC version of the converter

For more information about downloading files from the Microsoft Software Library, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

   ARTICLE-ID: Q119591
   TITLE     : How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online

Additional query words: translate convert converting conversion translation translator import power mac macintosh open opening

Keywords          : kbfile kbinterop kbdta kbconversion
Version           : macintosh:4.0
Platform          : MACINTOSH
Hardware          : MAC
Issue type        : kbinfo

Last Reviewed: August 3, 1998