PPTHTML File Extension

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PowerPoint HTML Presentation
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    4.5 (2 votes)

What is PPTHTML file?

PPTHTML is a file extension commonly associated with PowerPoint HTML Presentation files. Microsoft defined the PowerPoint HTML Presentation format standard. PPTHTML file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. PPTHTML file format, along with 190 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. PowerPoint supports PPTHTML files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named PowerPoint was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and PPTHTML files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support PPTHTML file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support PPTHTML files. PPTHTML files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PPTHTML file

How to open file with PPTHTML extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PPTHTML files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with PPTHTML extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PPTHTML files.

Step 1. Install PowerPoint software

Problems with opening and working with PPTHTML files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PPTHTML files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install PowerPoint. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading PowerPoint installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of PowerPoint and update if needed

If the problems with opening PPTHTML files still occur even after installing PowerPoint, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that PowerPoint cannot handle files with PPTHTML may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of PowerPoint should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate PowerPoint HTML Presentation files with PowerPoint

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PPTHTML files with latest version of PowerPoint you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the PPTHTML with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • 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 PPTHTML 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 PPTHTML extension, select 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with PPTHTML extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the PPTHTML for errors

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

1. The PPTHTML may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PPTHTML file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the PPTHTML file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the PPTHTML file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the PPTHTML file’s structure is intact

If the PPTHTML file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with PPTHTML 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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the PowerPoint HTML Presentation file.

4. Check whether your system can handle PowerPoint

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PPTHTML files. Close all running programs and try opening the PPTHTML file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with PowerPoint HTML Presentation file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PPTHTML files affecting older versions of given software.

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