File types and formats supported in PowerPoint Online

Supported for viewing and editing

Supported only for viewing

Cannot be opened

PowerPoint Presentation (.pptx)

PowerPoint Template (.potx)

PowerPoint Add-in (.ppam)

PowerPoint Show (.ppsx)

PowerPoint 97-2003 Template (.pot)

Rich Text Format (RTF)

OpenDocument Presentation (.odp)

** PowerPoint 97-2003 .ppt and .pps

Portable Document Format (PDF)

*** PowerPoint Macro-Enabled .pptm, .potm, and .ppsm

PowerPoint 97-2003 Add-in (.ppa)

Files marked as final

IRM files

Password files

Files with digital signatures

**PowerPoint Online displays presentations in the .ppt and .pps formats, but to edit the presentation in the browser, it saves a new copy of the presentation in .pptx format.

*** The presentation can be opened, but macros do not run.

If you’re using SharePoint 2010, see Differences between using a presentation in the browser and in PowerPoint.

Applies To: PowerPoint Online



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