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Name Microsoft Powerpoint for Windows
Version 2007 onwards
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
PUID:  fmt/215
Family  
Classification Presentation
Disclosure  
Description From Microsoft Office 2007 onwards, the core output format of MS Powerpoint has been based on the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format. The ISO standard for OOXML is ISO/IEC DIS 29500. An OOXML file format consists of a compressed zip archive that is designated according to which file type it is. Further detail on OOXML can be found within fmt/189 - Microsoft Office Open XML.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than Microsoft Office Theme  
Is supertype of Microsoft PowerPoint Show (2007)
Is supertype of Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Show (2007)
Is supertype of Microsoft PowerPoint Template (2007)
Is supertype of Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Template (2007)
Is supertype of Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Add-In (2007)
Is supertype of Microsoft PowerPoint Macro-Enabled Slide (2007)
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by Microsoft Corporation
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 28 Oct 2009
Source description This format can be identified via a container signature in DROID version 6 or later. The PRONOM database cannot currently represent container signatures.
Last updated 19 Apr 2012
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