What is a PowerPoint template?

A template is a design scheme (colors, fonts, and so on) plus some content for a specific purpose—such as a sales presentation, a business plan, or a classroom lesson.

You can create your own custom templates and store them, reuse them, and share them with others. See Create a PowerPoint template and Apply a template to your presentation for more details.

Also, you can find many different types of free templates built-in to PowerPoint. You can search for templates by going to File > New in PowerPoint. Or go online to search for templates:

Download   Get pre-built PowerPoint templates at Templates.Office.com   Download

Some examples of templates on Office.com include, but are not limited to, the following:

Agendas

Award certificates

Brochures

Budgets

Business cards

Calendars

Content slides

Contracts

Databases

Design slides

Diagrams

Envelopes

Expense reports

Fax sheets

Flyers

Forms

Gift certificates

Greeting cards

Inventories

Invitations

Invoices

Labels

Letters

Lists

Memos

Minutes

Newsletters

Plans

Planners

Postcards

Purchase orders

Receipts

Reports

Resumes

Schedules

Schedules

Statements

Stationary

Time sheets

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