Want to watch PowerPoint presentation on Mac and find it is not actually supported? This paper will share with some good ways to watch PPT files on Mac without PowerPoint installed.
As you know Mac is the featured computer brand of Apple. It is running with Mac OS system, which is based on UNIX operating system. Normally Mac OS system cannot be transplanted to other computers because Mac OS system has specially optimization for Mac computers like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air.
Actually Microsoft Office has both Windows and Mac version, but how to view PowerPoint on Mac if PowerPoint for Mac is not installed?
1. View PowerPoint online
There are 2 kinds of websites that allows you to watch PowerPoint in cloud. All you need is Internet connection and a web browser on your Mac computer. Google Docs and SlideShare are the representatives for its group.
2. Convert PowerPoint to PDF
Viewing PDF document is very easy on Mac. Preview is Apple’s free PDF viewer, built into OS X. Preview has quite a few features often only found in commercial PDF software, like the ability to drag and drop pages between documents, page extraction, encryption, and text annotation. You can also get Adobe Rader to view PDF on Mac, but it is not free.
To convert PowerPoint to PDF for free, you can directly upload PowerPoint to online-convert.com.
3. Convert PowerPoint to QuickTime movie
By converting PowerPoint to QuickTime movie, you can view PowerPoint on any Mac computer freely. The advantage is that it can well maintain the original animations, videos, pictures and even special effects. Because the PowerPoint to video converter can only run on Windows computer, so this method applies only for people who want to send their PPT files to other people using Mac.
Do you have any other ideas on how to play PowerPoint on Mac with no PowerPoint tool installation?