Why is my PowerPoint not opening on my Mac?

First, make sure to completely close any Office program (PowerPoint, Excel, Word). Close the programs and make sure the apps are not running (you can right click on the icon and then click Quit or Force Quit or check the process is not running using the Activity Monitor app on Mac).

How do I open a PowerPoint presentation on a Mac without PowerPoint?

Microsoft currently does not support a PowerPoint Viewer for Mac OS X. For users with this operating system, we recommend downloading Apache OpenOffice This program is a free download that will allow you to view PPS, PPT, or PPTX files.

Is PowerPoint free for Mac?

Made with Mac in mind, Office 2016 for Mac gives you access to your favorite Office applications – anywhere, anytime and with anyone. Includes new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. Your school may offer* Office 2016 for Mac for free.

Why won’t my PPT open?

If you’ve arrived at this article because you got an error message that PowerPoint can’t read a file or that the presentation cannot be opened, it’s likely that Office has blocked the file for security reasons. You can unblock the file so it can be opened: Right-click the file in File Explorer and select Open.

Can I use PowerPoint on a Mac?

Create, edit, collaborate, and share presentations using PowerPoint for Mac. Now it’s easier than ever to create, edit, and share presentations seamlessly across your devices and with others. Share your files and collaborate in real time within a document or edit Office docs attached to emails.

How much does PowerPoint cost for Mac?

The Office 365 bundle includes six apps: Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Word, each of which can also be downloaded individually. There is a free one-month trial for Office 365, after which the subscription is $69.99 a year, or $6.99 a month.

What is equivalent to PowerPoint on a Mac?

Apple Keynote

Keynote comes pre-installed on Mac computers and is basically Apple’s answer to the ever popular Microsoft PowerPoint. You can start creating your presentation on your Mac and then edit it on your iPad.