.PPT - File Extension for MS PowerPoint Document

Q

File extension PPT is used for Microsoft PowerPoint document files. A PPT sample file is provided. PPT file viewers and editors are listed.

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A

File Extension: .PPT

MIME Type: application/mspowerpoint

File Content: Presentation document.

What is PPT? PPT is a short name for PowerPoint. PPT has been used as the file extension for Microsoft PowerPoint presentation documents since 1990.

Many PPT file formats exists because of multiple Microsoft PowerPoint versions:

  • PPT file format for Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.
  • PPT file format for Microsoft PowerPoint 2003.
  • PPT file format for Microsoft PowerPoint 2000.
  • PPT file format for Microsoft PowerPoint 97.
  • PPT file format for Microsoft PowerPoint 95.
  • ...

Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample PPT file (PowerPoint 2000) dumped in HEX values:

d0 cf 11 e0 a1 b1 1a e1 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 3e 00 03 00 fe ff 09 00 ................
06 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 ................
64 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 10 00 00 fe ff ff ff d...............

"0xd0cf11e0a1b11ae1" seems to be the file marker for DOC files.

PPT sample file: Click sample.ppt to download.

Presentation documents stored in PPT files can be retrieved, viewed or edited by many free software:

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