microsoft powerpoint(mac) on windows

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by kalvinhui, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. kalvinhui macrumors newbie

    Jun 3, 2009
    I have a Microsoft powerpoint in MAC format, can I open and edit the file on windows?
  2. gorjan macrumors 6502

    May 16, 2009
    Do you mean the software, as in Microsoft PowerPoint itself? Or a presentation made in PowerPoint on a Mac?

    If it's the latter, then yes. PowerPoint files made on a Mac can be opened in PowerPoint in Windows.
  3. kalvinhui thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 3, 2009
    THANKS!! Yeap, my friend is trying to send me a powerpoint file that created on a mac, so I was wondering whether the file can be opened on my Windows.

    But can we edit the files?
  4. atlanticza macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2008
    Cape Town
    Yes you can - but tell your friend to run a compatibility report on the ppt before he/she emails it to you - just to be on the safe side; and assuming that you don't have a ancient version of PowerPoint on your Windows machine

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