Did you find or received PPS file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is PPS file extension and how you can open it.

What is a PPS file ext?

The most common usage of .PPT is as the file extension of a PowerPoint Presentation. Although the .PPT file extension is associated with PowerPoint and can be opened and edited using PowerPoint (or just viewed using PowerPoint Viewer), in practice .PPT files can also be opened and edited using OpenOffice and StarOffice, as well as, quite possibly, other programs. If you are having problems opening these PowerPoint files it might be that your version of PowerPoint is older than the version used to create the initial file.

How to open a PPS file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like PPS. When you double click on the PPS file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received PPS files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with PPS files

Scan the file
Before trying to open PPS files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open PPS files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open PPS file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to PPS by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many PPS file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension PPS you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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