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What Is Microsoft PowerPoint?

PowerPoint is a Microsoft on-premise presentation solution that lets professionals create, edit and share slides with team members, external clients and other stakeholders. Administrators can track changes made by team members and insert embedded animations, tables, shapes, icons, images, 3D objects and other elements within PowerPoint decks. Managers can use customizable themes and templates to design presentations with transitions.

Who Uses Microsoft PowerPoint?

On-premise customizable presentation solution that helps organizations of all size create and modify presentations with templates, themes, clipart, audio & video integration, cloud-storage and more.

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Reviews of Microsoft PowerPoint

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.6
Value for Money
4.5

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Samuel
Samuel
Founder and CEO in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Internet, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Microsoft PowerPoint for Presentation.

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: MS PowerPoint makes work easier with automatic design inspiration.
Makes presentation seamless.

Pros:

Easy to use. Value for money. Large community. Maintained by Microsoft. Artificial Intelligence is integrated in MS PowerPoint for custom AI generated contents. Can embed MS Excel charts and tables, Power BI Charts, images, audio, videos, urls, geospatial data and many more into slides. Customer support. Comes with Office 365. Automatic design generation.

Cons:

Cannot view embedded raw html file, except you intend to attach the file with it and open in a browser. Cannot be installed as stand alone.

Mohammed
Civil in Egypt
Civil Engineering, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Great and attractive offers.

5.0 3 weeks ago New

Comments: The experience took place over five years. It was easy, enjoyable, and smooth to use, and I still use it on a weekly basis in various works.

Pros:

What I liked most about the program is the way it presents business ideas and data on global platforms, to people, and to senior officials.

Cons:

Sometimes, when transferring a file from one device to another, some of the funds are destroyed, and it is possible that the file will not be opened because the program’s software is installed on one version and is applicable to all versions.

Lauren
Orenda in US
Management Consulting, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

(Still) Necessary, but not the most user-friendly program

3.0 last month New

Pros:

Some clients prefer using it. It's easy for them to use and make updates. Also, it integrates well with other Microsoft programs.

Cons:

Limitations of what you can do design-wise. Also if someone doesn't have the exact same setup for PowerPoint (version, settings, etc.) sometimes things don't display properly.

Adeotan
owner in US
Accounting, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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My Thoughts.

4.0 2 months ago

Comments: very useful if you are in school or have a project at work, plus you can try out different designs on your project, so that's cool.

Pros:

1. You can make slides very easily. 2. It is user-friendly. 3.it's very useful for projects

Cons:

Just the activation key sometimes it freezes when loading it depends on your laptop.

Randy
Director Corporate Operations in US
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Used for Training Presentations

4.0 2 months ago New

Comments: We used power point to create training presentations for new driver hires

Pros:

Flexibility, ability to import images and modify fonts to make impactful presentations

Cons:

nothing stands out as a negative on this product other than the learning curve for advanced features