What is PowerPoint and what is its use?

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What is PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a presentation software and it comes bundled with the Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft company develops this software and it is also known as Microsoft PowerPoint, MS PowerPoint.

PowerPoint is widely used for creating business presentations and training course material. Presentations made on PowerPoint are called PowerPoint presentations or PPTs.

For smartphones, PowerPoint is available in free and paid versions. In the freeware version, you will have limited features. To use the premium version with all the features, you can buy a subscription to Office 365 which is available for Windows 10, Android, Mac and iOS operating systems.

Features of PowerPoint

  • It is available for all popular operating systems
  • PowerPoint is very easy to learn and use
  • You can add pictures, audios, videos, charts to your presentation
  • You can apply animation effects to slides and content
  • You can make a video of your presentation
  • PowerPoint can be integrated with other software such as Excel
  • Regular Updates by Microsoft Company

Use of PowerPoint

You can use PowerPoint to create presentations for your company's products or services. For example: If your company is going to launch a new phone, you can create a powerpoint presentation to present about the phone to a large audience.

In addition to business presentations, you can use PowerPoint to:
  • To create training course materials
  • To create eBook and save it in PDF format
  • Design advertisement banners, posters, pamphlets, brochures etc
  • To make infographic
  • To create a video tutorial for a course
  • To make thumbnail for YouTube video
  • To make visiting card

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