File type: Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML Document
The files with the PPTX file extension are opened and created using the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007+ application.
This file format is the new version of the original Microsoft PowerPoint format. This format now includes XML-based architecture compression to reduce the files' sizes. The PPTX files may contain a combination of pictures, movies and texts.
They are held only within the actual format. This means that there is only one file to be sent or to be received.
Category: Data Files
File format: Propriety
Open with Windows: PowerPoint 2000, XP, and 2003 with supporting components, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
Open with Linux: N/A
The .pptx file also contains several pieces of information on the user should display the presentation. One example of such is the transition effects between the presentation slides. The files created using the Microsoft PowerPoint 2007+ applications may be saved in .pps (presentation), .ppt (presentation), or .pot (template). In order to open or create a presentation file, the user needs a PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer 2007 application.