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Joe Wainer
Joe WainerUpdated a year ago

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Presentation software gets an update with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 adds a range of new feature to the most popular presentation software on the market. A variety of new features make design and presentation recording easier (although some of these are available only to Office 365 subscribers). Like the other Microsoft Office apps, PowerPoint has also had its Help feature significantly upgraded -- finding out how to achieve a particular task is much simpler than in previous versions.

More of the same with a few tweaks

If you've used PowerPoint 2013, you won't see a lot of changes in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. The interface is essentially the same, with the only changes being a few small additions such as the Help menu. Some design processes are now streamlined or automated: for instance, if you start entering a list of bullet points, PowerPoint will now offer to turn your list into an eye-catching SmartArt graphic. If you want to make your slides the old-fashioned way, of course, that's still possible.

Still the standard for presentation design

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 is essentially a slightly improved version of its predecessor, with a few new features and some overall improvements in Office 2016. If you need to create presentations for work or school, it remains the go-to tool. If you didn't like the old version, however, there isn't a lot here to change your mind. In case you are looking for free alternatives, you may want to download Prezi or Free Slideshow Maker. If you need help, on the Microsoft Support website you will find support and tutorials. 


  • Improved help menu
  • New design features
  • Simple, easy-to-use basic tools


  • Some users find design suggestions intrusive

Program available in other languages

User reviews about Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

  • ronald antinor

    by ronald antinor

    yes, because its very nice app and i compatable when i used it

  • Phumlani Xavi

    by Phumlani Xavi

    it helped me on my presentation, and I recommend it for everyone for their presentations

  • maxine keza

    by maxine keza

    i think its the best way to carry out a presentation.
    i think its good for presentations plus it updates every year so thats a bonus
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  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    I want to ues it help me my education and use it for my job...
    For ECE class. I am a student in VCC school learn about early childhood educatio More

  • Deepansh Jain

    by Deepansh Jain

    need forpresentation.
    daily time project need its inportance like presentation etc made me to require it


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