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PPT file format
PPT – is a popular format for creating a variety of presentations. It was created by specialists of Forethought, and then it was bought by Microsoft. With this solution, you can develop complex presentations, including text and graphics data, images, sounds, diagrams and much more in Microsoft Office. Users can apply the function to add the effects of changing the slide or the appearance of text, as well as numerous templates built on the .pot, .potx or .potm extensions. Microsoft office suites or a free PowerPoint Viewer application are used to open the files. In addition, the format is supported by open source utilities, for example, Libre Office or Corel WordPerfect Office. To work with the presentations on mobile devices one can use the program Kingsoft Office.
The extension contains a variety of animation settings for the production of small screensavers. The use of footnotes and text wrapping allows you to create the optimal form for the performance. The master of slides is responsible for the development of the presentation design style, allowing to make a complex editing with a simple layout. The choice of the specific types of additions remains with the user. The format of PPT was used in Microsoft office programs until 2007, and then was replaced by PPTX.