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

There is nothing new in the April update, Version 1904 (Build 11601.20144) but here's a feature we recently released. Find your Office version

Better shapeshifting

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

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Latest updates for PowerPoint Insiders

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March 2019

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

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). Find your Office version

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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). Find your Office version

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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See what's new in the October update, Version 18.10 (11001.20074).

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Reveal what's behind a picture

Put a picture on a slide, worksheet, document, or message, pick a pre-set, and watch the transparency change. That's it!

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You sketch, we polish

We change hand-drawn text and shapes into refined diagrams. Just select your ink strokes to get started.

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Update visuals with your pen

Write over a shape with your pen and use the Ink to Text button to automatically convert your handwritten ink to typed text on the shape.

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See what's new in the September update for PowerPoint, Version 1809 (Build 10827.20138).
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New proofreading tools

Don't stress about your words. PowerPoint now provides grammar and writing suggestions.

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Updated visuals on the ribbon for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Your ribbon icons have a new look

Don't worry, everything works the same. Plus all of the icons look great on screens of all sizes.

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Watch your slides come alive

Insert animated 3D graphics to see hearts beat, planet orbit, and T-Rex rampage across pages and slides.

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See what's new in the July feature update Version 1807 (Build 10325.20082).

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Hyperlinks in living color

Hyperlinks aren't just blue anymore. Apply any font color you like.

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See what's new and improved in the June feature update Version 1806 (Build 10228.20080).

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Chat with co-authors while you edit

Collaborate more effectively by chatting with your co-authors without leaving the app.

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One-click fixes for accessibility issues

The Accessibility Checker is better than ever with updated support for international standards and handy recommendations to make your documents more accessible.

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Add visual impact

Bring visual interest to your documents, worksheets, and presentations by inserting Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) that have filters applied to them.

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Title your slide with a pen

Use your pen to ink in a title, and watch PowerPoint convert it to text.

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See what's new and improved in the May feature update Version 1805 (Build 9330.2087)

Hands-free typing

Use your voice to create presentations. No need to type, just dictate!

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See what's new and improved in the April feature update Version 1804 (Build 9226.2114)

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Convert your ink

Scribble your ideas. Then convert them into readable text and crisp shapes to create a polished presentation.

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See what's new and improved in the March 2018 feature update Version 1803 (Build 9126.2152)
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Break the language barrier

Translate words, phrases, or the whole document to another language with Microsoft Translator.

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