Compare PowerPoint features on different platforms

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The following feature list isn’t comprehensive, but it will give you an idea of how PowerPoint compares across a variety of platforms.

Audio features

Bi-directional text features

Comment features

Keyboard features

Object insertion features

Picture features

Print features

Slide features

Video features

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Audio features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iOS

PowerPoint Mobile

Playing audio

Adding audio

Removing audio

Playing in slide show

Playing across slides

Playing in the background across slides

Trimming, bookmarking, and fading

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Bi-directional text features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Support for right-to-left (RTL) languages

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Comment features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Displaying comments

Adding, removing, and changing

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Keyboard features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

COMMAND key shortcuts

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Limited

N/A

CONTROL key shortcuts

Limited

Limited

FN key shortcuts

Limited

ALT key shortcuts

Limited

Customizing shortcuts

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Object insertion features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Adding tables

Adding shapes

Adding SmartArt

Limited

Limited*

Limited*

Adding charts

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*Not supported on Windows Phone or Android Phones.

Picture features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Finding and adding pictures

Limited*

Inserting online pictures

Compressing pictures

Displaying background images

Adding, changing, and removing background images

*Only adding pictures is supported.

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Print features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Printing slides

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Slide features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Adding, removing, and rearranging slides

Adding, removing, and changing slide transitions

Limited

Playing slide animations

Adding, removing, and changing slide animations

Limited

Animation triggers

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Video features

● Feature is supported
◌ Feature is not supported

Feature action

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

PowerPoint for Android

PowerPoint for iPad

PowerPoint Mobile

Playing YouTube videos

Playing other video types

Adding video

Removing video

Trimming, bookmarking, and fading

Embedding YouTube videos

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