Fixes or workarounds for recent issues in PowerPoint for Mac

Last updated: November 2017


Microsoft Office support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Apple announced a major new version of macOS 10.13 High Sierra on June 5th, 2017. While the new operating system is not generally available to all users right away, developers and beta testers may have access to beta seeds. Read more in this article to learn about the supportability of running Office for Mac on 10.13 High Sierra.

PowerPoint for Mac crashes and slow performance

Last Updated: November 16, 2016


Some Japanese users have reported issues with PowerPoint 2016 for Mac when editing characters. This issue is specific to the Japanese languages.


This issue has been fixed in the latest version of PowerPoint 2016 for Mac. To get the latest update, open PowerPoint for Mac, go to the Help > Check for Updates menu, and follow the instructions in the AutoUpdate app. For the most recent information about this issue, go to PowerPoint 2016 for Mac intermittently crashes when editing Japanese characters.

Issues affecting PowerPoint for Mac features and add-ins

Good news! There are no issues affecting PowerPoint for Mac features currently.

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