File Extension Library

.PPS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .PPS files and how to open them?

Can't open .PPS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PPS file.

What is a .PPS file extension?

.PPS file extension is created by Microsoft. .PPS has been classified as Data Files. The format of .PPS file is Binary.

.PPS is PowerPoint Slide Show

A PPS file is a slide show created by Microsoft PowerPoint, a popular program included with Microsoft Office for creating presentations. It is saved as a completed slide show, which can be viewed by PowerPoint, OpenOffice, and several other presentation programs. PPS files are not editable like .PPT files.

PPS file open in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

You will most likely only come across a PPS file if you are using PowerPoint 97 through 2003 or working with someone who uses those versions of the software. If you use PowerPoint 2007 or later and save your presentation as a slide show file it will be saved in the OpenXML format with the .PPSX extension. Although PowerPoint 2007 or later uses the PPSX file, you can still use it to open the PPS file.

PPS files are similar to the more popular PPT files. However, when you open the PPT file in PowerPoint it automatically opens in edit mode and when you open the PPS file it automatically opens in the presentation mode in PowerPoint.

List of all softwares that can open the PowerPoint Slide Show
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Apache OpenOffice
Ability Office
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Apple Keynote
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro

How to fix problems with .PPS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PPS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PPS file format
  2. You need to check the .PPS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)