Create Presentations for Older Versions of PowerPoint

Q

How to create slide files to be opened by older versions of PowerPoint? For example, I am running Office PowerPoint 2013, but my friend is still using PowerPoint 2003. Can I create a slide file for my friend to open with PowerPoint 2003?

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A

Yes, you can create a slide file with your current PowerPoint for your friend to open with Office PowerPoint 2003 in 3 steps:

1. Open your slide file in PowerPoint.

2. Click the "File > Save As" menu. You will see the "Save As" box showing up.

3. In the "Save as type:" dropdown list, change the selection to "PowerPoint 97-2003 Presentation (*.ppt), then click the Save button. A new slide file will be created for your friend to open in PowerPoint 2003.

 

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