This post introduces 3 ways to help you activate Microsoft PowerPoint to unlock all features. If you need to recover deleted or lost PowerPoint (PPT) files from Windows computers or other storage devices, you can try our free data recovery program – MiniTool Power Data Recovery.
To get the most popular presentation program – Microsoft PowerPoint, you can get the stand-alone PowerPoint app or get the full Microsoft Office suite. In this post, you will learn 3 ways to get Microsoft PowerPoint and activate PowerPoint.
Activate Microsoft PowerPoint in 3 Ways
Way 1. Some OEM computers come with Windows 10/11 OS and Microsoft Office preinstalled for you. You can follow the instructions in your computer package to easily activate Windows 10/11 operating system and activate Microsoft Office suite including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel apps.
Way 2. A good way to get Microsoft PowerPoint is to get the Microsoft Office suite. You can download and install Microsoft 365 and pay for a subscription plan for Microsoft 365. Then you can use the activated version of Microsoft 365 apps including Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.
Way 3. If you want to get the stand-alone PowerPoint app, you can also open Microsoft Store, search for Microsoft PowerPoint, and buy the PowerPoint app. Then you can download and install the PowerPoint app on your Windows 10/11 computer and easily activate it to unblock all its features.
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How to Use Microsoft PowerPoint for Free
Can you use Microsoft PowerPoint for free? You can choose not to activate PowerPoint and use the trial version. You can use the PowerPoint trial version for 30 days and use all features for free, but after the trial period, some features may be restricted. Another way to use Microsoft PowerPoint for free is to use its online web version, namely, Microsoft Office Online. The web version of Microsoft Office lets you directly use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps in your browser. You can create and edit files with ease.
How to Recover Deleted/Lost PowerPoint Files for Free
If a PPT file is missing from your computer or you mistakenly deleted some needed PowerPoint files, you can use a professional file recovery program to recover the deleted or lost PowerPoint files.
MiniTool Power Data Recovery is a popular data recovery program for Windows 10/11. You can use this program to recover any deleted or lost files, photos, videos, etc. from Windows computers, USB flash drives, SD/memory cards, external hard drives, SSDs, etc. You can try this program to recover data under various data loss situations, e.g. hard drive corruption/failure, computer BSOD/system crash/malware infection or other computer problems, etc. Its free edition lets recover up to 1 GB of data.
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This post explains how to activate Microsoft PowerPoint in Windows 10/11, how to use Microsoft PowerPoint for free, and how to recover deleted/lost PowerPoint (PPT) files for free. Hope it helps.
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