File Extension PPS

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File Extension PPS

PPS stands for Microsoft PowerPoint SlideShow. Usually PowerPoint presentations are saved as a PPT (PowerPoint Presentation) files. The problem with it is when you double click on PPT file it opens in a PowerPoint edit mode which will show all complex PowerPoint interface. In order to start the presentation you will have to select "Start Presentation" menu option or press F5.

This could be quite confusing for some people not familiar with PowerPoint. That is why PPS extension was introduced. By saving files in this format you can deliver them to your clients in a form which is much easier to view and looks more professional.

This format is especially useful when you want to deliver your presentation via internet. If user computer configured properly PPS files will open not in a separate PowerPoint application but right inside the browser window which is very comfortable to view.

This extension was used up to PowerPoint 2007 but in newer versions it was replaced by PPTX. PPTX is part of Office Open XML file format which is free and open international standard. It is more flexible and easier to transfer between application. For more details you can read Open Office Format page.

Related file extensions

    • File Extension PDF - Portable Document Format
    • File Extension DOC and DOCX - Microsoft Word document
    • File Extension XLS and XLSX - open document text
    • File Extension XPS - XML Paper Specification - Microsoft's alternative to PDF

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If you are not able to open file with certain file extension make sure to check if extension for the file is correct. It is possible that information in the file doesn't match file extension.


More Information:
File Extension PPS
Detailed overview of this extension
Document File Extensions
Common extensions used to store documents and presentations
Open Office Format
Brief overview of new open office format
Opening PPS and PPTX files
Several methods described on how to open PPS and PPTX files.
Lots of computer errors with files and extensions could be caused by problems with file associations.
Download FileCure - an application which can fix such errors.

Extension Details
  PowerPoint SlideShow
Identifying Characters
  Hex: D0 CF 11 E0 A1
  ASCII: P...
Opens with:
  Microsoft PowerPoint
  Open Office
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See also  File Extension PPT
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