PPCX File Extension

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Adobe Presenter Presentation Audio Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
    3 (2 votes)

What is PPCX file?

PPCX is a file extension commonly associated with Adobe Presenter Presentation Audio Format files. Adobe Systems defined the Adobe Presenter Presentation Audio Format format standard. PPCX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with PPCX extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 694 various file formats. The most popular program for handling PPCX files is PowerPoint, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about thePowerPoint software, but also about PPCX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PPCX file extension

The following listing features PPCX-compatible programs. PPCX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PPCX file

How to open file with PPCX extension?

Problems with accessing PPCX may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with PPCX files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the PowerPoint

Problems with opening and working with PPCX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PPCX files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install PowerPoint or one to the listed programs: Adobe Presenter. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PPCX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit PowerPoint website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of PowerPoint

If the problems with opening PPCX files still occur even after installing PowerPoint, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PowerPoint is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of PowerPoint installed, it may not support PPCX format. The most recent version of PowerPoint is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PPCX files to PowerPoint

If you have the latest version of PowerPoint installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PPCX on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the PPCX with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the PowerPoint installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PPCX files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PPCX extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PPCX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the PPCX file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PPCX file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the PPCX file for viruses or malware

If the PPCX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. PPCX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with PPCX extension is complete and error-free

If the PPCX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with PPCX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Adobe Presenter Presentation Audio Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle PowerPoint

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PPCX extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Adobe Presenter Presentation Audio Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PPCX files.

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