File Extension Library


.PPSX File Extension

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

What is an .PPSX file?

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

.PPSX is PowerPoint Open XML Slide Show

A PPSX file is a slide show created by Microsoft PowerPoint or another presentation program, such as OpenOffice Impress or SoftOffice Presentations. It contains a finished collection of slides that are used for slide show playback.

PPSX file open in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Once saved, PPSX files cannot be edited and may only be viewed. Therefore, they are useful for sending finished presentations to users that just need to view the presentation instead of editing it.

PPSX files are saved in the Open XML format, which was introduced in Microsoft Office 2007. They may be opened by PowerPoint 2007 or later, or by earlier versions of PowerPoint with the Open XML component installed.

NOTE: Even though OpenOffice.org does not natively open PPSX files, you can still open them in the software by selecting the "Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 XML" option from the list of supported file formats.

List of all softwares that can open the PowerPoint Open XML Slide Show
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Apache OpenOffice
Kingsoft Presentation
Ability Office
Mac
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Microsoft Office Open XML File Format Converter
Apache OpenOffice
Linux
Apache OpenOffice
iOS
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
Google Drive
Android
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro
Google Drive
Web
Google Drive

How to Open .PPSX file on different platforms

Open .PPSX File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PPSX
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PPSX file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PPSX files" Press "Ok"

Open .PPSX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PPSX file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PPSX File on Linux

Right click on the .PPSX file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PPSX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PPSX file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PPSX File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PPSX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PPSX files

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