What types of media formats can I play in PowerPoint on my mobile device?

Depending on the device you're using, you can play various types of media in PowerPoint on your mobile device.

For more information about using video and audio in PowerPoint on your mobile device, go to Compare PowerPoint features on different platforms.

PowerPoint for Android will play YouTube videos. That’s the only format supported at this time.

You can use your iPhone or iPad to play many audio and video formats, including the following.

Supported video file formats

File format

Extension

MP4 Video file

.m4v, .mp4, .mov

Supported audio file formats

File format

Extension

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC)

.aac, .m4a, .m4b, .m4p

Apple Lossless (ALAC)

.alac, .m4a, .m4b, .m4p

IMA4 (IMA/ADPCM)

.ima4, .wav

Linear PCM

.lpcm, .wav

DVI/Intel IMA ADPCM

.avi, .asf, .wav

Microsoft GSM 6.10

.gsm

µ-law and a-law

.ulaw, .alaw

AES3-2003

.pcm

You can play the following audio and video formats in PowerPoint mobile for Windows 10, but you can't play YouTube videos.

Supported video file formats

File format

Extension

Windows Media file

.asf

Windows Video file (Some .avi files may require additional codecs)

.avi

MP4 Video file

.mp4, .m4v, .mov

Movie file

.mpg or .mpeg

Adobe Flash Media

.swf

Windows Media Video file

.wmv

Supported audio file formats

File format

Extension

AIFF Audio file

.aiff

AU Audio file

.au

MIDI file

.mid or .midi

MP3 Audio file

.mp3

Advanced Audio Coding - MPEG-4 Audio file*

.m4a, .mp4

Windows Audio file

.wav

Windows Media Audio file

.wma

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