What is a .PPTM File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .pptm extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .pptm file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PPTM file?

The file extension .PPTM is Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Presentation. The developer of this file extension is Microsoft. The format of this file is zip, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .pptm file on 6 platforms.

How to open a .PPTM file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .PPTM file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PPTM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .pptm file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OpenOffice Impress software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PPTM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OpenOffice Impress software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PPTM file on Mac

The .pptm file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Preview, Apple Keynote and OpenOffice Impress software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PPTM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple Preview software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .PPTM file on Linux

To open the .pptm file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OpenOffice Impress software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .PPTM file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OpenOffice Impress software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .PPTM file on Android

There is easy way to open the .pptm file on Android.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .PPTM file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro software and install it. The other software that opens the .pptm file on Android is Google Slides and MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .PPTM file on iOS

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .pptm file on iOS in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro in the iOS App Store software and install it. The other software that opens the .pptm file on iOS is Google Slides and MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro. That’s all, now you have open your file on iOS.

How to open a .PPTM file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Google Drive and Google Slides. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .PPTM file?

If you cannot open the .PPTM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PPTM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pptmhtml – Microsoft, .pptx – Microsoft, .ppu – Free Pascal, .ppv – Microsoft, .ppx – Serif. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PPTM file with the OpenOffice Impress program on Windows, Apple Preview, Apple Keynote, OpenOffice Impress programs on Mac, OpenOffice Impress software on Linux, MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro, Google Slides software on Android, MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro, Google Slides software on iOS and Google Drive, Google Slides programs in the Browser.