What's new in PowerPoint for Office 365

What's new in PowerPoint for Office 365

As an Office 365 subscriber, you regularly get new and improved Office features. Take a look below to see what's available to you today.

Latest updates for PowerPoint for Windows Desktop

Read on to see what's new for you in the August update, Version 1908 (Build 11929.20254). Find your Office version

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Search and enjoy

We've added Search to Insert Icons to make it easy to find the icon you want. And when you're selecting, the Insert button tells you how many you've picked.

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Print slide numbers on handouts

Slide numbers are included on your handouts automatically. Leave them on, turn them off, it's all up to you.

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Latest updates for PowerPoint Insiders

Insiders, you now have a web site dedicated to you. Go here to find out all the latest fixes and features that are available to you today.

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Read on to see what's new for you in the July update, Version 1907 (Build 11901.20176).

No more bouncing to the browser

You decide how links to Office documents open: in the browser or in the app. See Link Handling under File > Options > Advanced.

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Online videos have a new home*

Save a video to Microsoft Stream, the intelligent video service in Office 365, so that anyone in your organization can see it. Insert the video link and enjoy the multimedia presentation at a fraction of the file size.

* Requires a Commercial or EDU subscription

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Read on to see what's new in the June update, Version 1906 (Build 11727.20230).

More icons to match your mood

We've added over 300 new icons. Find them at Insert > Icons.

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Get their attention with @mentions

Use @mentions in comments to let others know when you need their input.

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Here's what's new in the May update, Version 1905 (Build 11629.20196).

Switch seamlessly

The new account manager shows all of your Office 365 work and personal accounts in one place. Switching between them has never been easier.

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See what's new in the March update, Version 1903 (Build 11425.20202).

Better shapeshifting

Name your shapes for more control over how they morph and get the perfect transition.

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See what's new in the February update, Version 1902 (Build 11328.20146).

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Save your changes as they happen

Upload your files to OneDrive to make sure all your updates are saved automatically.

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You compute, we format

We change hard-drawn math expressions into standard characters. Just choose Ink to Math and select your handwritten notes to get started.

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See what's new in the January update, Version 1901 (Build 11231.20130).

Get their attention with @mentions

Use @mentions in comments to let co-workers know when you need their input.

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See what's new in Version 18.12 (11126.20188).

Ink a splendid slide

Convert your ink to text, then get smart slide-design ideas from PowerPoint Designer.

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