Microsoft PowerPoint Files (PPT)

PPT is the proprietary file format used by Microsoft PowerPoint application. It is the most commonly used presentation application used for professional and educational purposes. PPT presentation files include text, animations, pictures, slide shows, charts, bar graphs etc.

These are data files for presentation software.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Earlier PPT, the binary file format has been available from Microsoft on demand, but from February 2008 the PPT format specification are available for free download.


D0 CF 11 E0 A1 B1 1A E1 (hex value)

Windows & Mac

PowerPoint found unreadable content in filename.ppt

– because the presentation file is corrupted or has been damaged

Microsoft PowerPoint failed to load "hlink.dll"

– Occurs if the Hlink.dll file is missing or damaged

System Error &H80004005 (-2147467259). Unspecified error

– Occurs if an ActiveMovie control has been added to the Presentation

File name is currently in use. PowerPoint can't modify it at this time

– Occurs if you are trying to save a previously saved presentation file after removing a user form ActiveMovie control

PowerPoint found an error that it can't correct

– because the presentation document is corrupted or damaged