.PPT File Extension

File Type:
PowerPoint Presentation

Having trouble opening .ppt extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ppt files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ppt files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a PPT file?

Ppt file extension has PowerPoint Presentation file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Associated with Microsoft PowerPoint, the file allows creating presentations. It may contain formatted text, images, sound effects, bullet points, etc. Users can easily create the file with the help of pre-included templates in the software.

In PowerPoint 2007, the .PPTX extension has replaced the PPT file extension. However, the latter is still fully supported by PowerPoint.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ppt file icon
File Type:
PowerPoint Presentation
Data Files

How to open PPT file?

Double click the ppt file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ppt extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ppt extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ppt file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open PPT files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ppt file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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