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Put your PowerPoint on the Web

Problem

You want to put PowerPoint presentation on the web so you can share it with others.

Solution

There are several ways to do this. Which is best?

That depends on the PowerPoint features you need to support and the software your site visitors have on their computers. You can:

Let's look at each option in more detail.

Put a PPT or PPS file on your site

If your presentations use lots of animation, especially the newer techniques in PowerPoint 2002 and later you'll do best to upload the PPT or PPS file to your site and put a link to it on one or more of your other web pages. Visitors will need PowerPoint 2002 / 2003 or the free 2003 Viewer to view the file properly.

You can include a link to the free viewer so people who don't have it can download and install it if they wish.
You'll find links to several viewers here: Download Free PowerPoint Viewers

Note that older versions of PowerPoint or the older PowerPoint 97 viewer and the Mac viewer won't support all the new animations that PowerPoint 2002/2003 are capable of creating.

Note also that media files and other content linked to the PPT won't work in this scenario. If you have linked files, include them and the PPT in a ZIP file or self-extracting ZIP/EXE and instruct visitors to download and unzip the file to a folder on their local hard drive, then play the presentation from there.

See Sounds/Movies don't play, images disappear or links break when I move or email a presentation to learn more about creating workable links in PowerPoint.

Put your file on SkyDrive

Sign up for a free LiveID if you don't already have one. That gives you access to SkyDrive, which includes 25gb of free online storage for your files.

You can upload a PowerPoint file to SkyDrive, make it public, then email a link to your file or embed it in your blog or web site so people can click the link and be taken directly to your file. If they don't have PowerPoint, they can use the free PowerPoint web app (also a part of SkyDrive) to view your file.

Convert the presentation to HTML

Another approach to putting PowerPoint content on the web is converting it to HTML and putting it on your site. There are several ways of converting PPT to HTML.

Note that if you post PowerPoint's own HTML, anyone who can view your web site can also use PowerPoint's File, Open command and type in your presentation's URL to open your presentation directly into their copy of PowerPoint, just as though you'd posted the PPT or PPS file on your site. If you want to limit this ability, delete the files OLEDATA.MSO and PRES.XML from the site.

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