In the past, you might have used the consumer version of Microsoft PowerPoint outside of work. Now that you have Google Slides, here are some tips to begin using it as your new presentation software.
Note: Comparisons are based on Microsoft Office versions 2010, 2013, and 2016.
Comparison at a glance
|In PowerPoint...||In Slides...*|
|Share your presentation using SharePoint or OneDrive||
Share your presentation from Slides
For more details, see Get started with Slides.
Share your presentation with PowerPoint users
For more details, see Work with Microsoft Office files.
|Collaborate in real-time in SharePoint or OneDrive||
Collaborate in real-time in Slides
When you share a presentation, depending on their access, collaborators can edit presentations, add comments, and assign tasks.
|Access version history in SharePoint or OneDrive||
Access version history in Slides
For more details, read See changes to your Drive files and folders.
|Open a PowerPoint presentation|
|Access a presentation offline in OneDrive||
Access a presentation offline in Drive
To learn how to access files offline from your desktop or mobile, see Access stored Drive files without the internet.
|Save a presentation automatically in SharePoint or OneDrive or turn on AutoRecover||
Save a presentation automatically in Drive
Your presentation saves automatically in Drive as you work, so you don’t need to click Save.
|Add images to your presentation|
|Add an Excel chart to your presentation|
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