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PPT3 File Extension

Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Category
    Document Files
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What is PPT3 file?

PPT3 is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation files. Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. PPT3 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. Files with PPT3 extension are categorized as Document Files files. The Document Files subset comprises 574 various file formats. Microsoft PowerPoint supports PPT3 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named Microsoft PowerPoint was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and PPT3 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support PPT3 file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open PPT3 files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with PPT3 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support PPT3 file

How to open file with PPT3 extension?

Problems with accessing PPT3 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PPT3 files.

Step 1. Install Microsoft PowerPoint software

Install software to open PPT3 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PPT3 files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Microsoft PowerPoint or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Office. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft PowerPoint website and download the installer.

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

Update software that support file extension PPT3You still cannot access PPT3 files although Microsoft PowerPoint is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Microsoft PowerPoint cannot handle files with PPT3 may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation files with Microsoft PowerPoint

If you have the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PPT3 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.

Associate software with PPT3 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the PPT3 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
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft PowerPoint is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PPT3 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with PPT3 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PPT3 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PPT3 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the PPT3 for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper PPT3 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check PPT3 file for viruses
1. Verify that the PPT3 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the PPT3 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the PPT3 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the PPT3 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 PPT3 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft PowerPoint

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PPT3 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Microsoft PowerPoint For Mac Presentation files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PPT3 files.

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