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Turning a PowerPoint Show (PPSX) into a Work File (PPTX)



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PowerPoint files come in two formats: PPTX files are editable PowerPoint presentations and PPSX files are a view-only format intended for presentations. You can edit a PPSX file, but you must first convert it back to PPTX format.

Change the file extension

Before trying anything else, it̵

7;s always worth checking if you can just change the file extension. This sometimes works, although it depends on the version of Office you and your colleagues are using.

To change the file extension, right-click on the file and choose ‘Rename’.

rename file

Change the file extension (if present in the file name) from .ppsx to .pptx.

pptx presentation

Double-click the file to open it as normal in PowerPoint.

open presentation

In our case that didn’t work. The file will still open as a PPSX presentation. So we go ahead and try a different way.

Save the file as a PPTX

PowerPoint can convert a PPSX file to a PPTX file. Here’s how.

First, open “PowerPoint” and choose File> Open to locate the file you want to edit.

open presentation

Go to File> Save As to save the file.

Save as

From the drop-down menu at the top right, choose “PowerPoint Presentation (* .pptx)” to save the file as an editable file that you can share with colleagues. Make sure to click the “Save” button when you are done.

save as pptx

Now when colleagues click to open the file, they are taken to the PowerPoint editor to make quick edits and revisions.





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