How to Open PowerPoint on Mac
This wikiHow teaches you how to open a presentation in PowerPoint for Mac. Presentations can be opened from the Finder or from within the PowerPoint app.
Part 1Opening A PowerPoint Presentation from the Finder
1This will open a new Finder window.
2You'll find the search bar in the top right corner of the Finder window. If you can't remember the name of your presentation, try looking in 'Documents' in the Favorites section on the left side of your Finder window.
3If the presentation doesn’t open in PowerPoint, try right-clicking the presentation file, selecting ‘Open With’, and clicking PowerPoint.
Part 2Opening A Presentation from Within PowerPoint
1PowerPoint is an orange and white icon with the letter ‘P’ in the middle of it.
2The ‘File’ button can be found in the top left corner of the page in the Menu Bar.
3Just like with the Finder, you can search for your presentation in this window, or look in the 'Documents' section of the Favorites section on the left side of the Finder window.
4You can also highlight your presentation and click the Open in the selection window.