A PPTX file is the slideshow file type most commonly used today. Much like with DOC files, Microsoft found itself facing strong competition by open-source variations of the same software and created PPTX as a new default that works across multiple platforms. So PPTX is not just limited to Microsoft Powerpoint: users can open PPTX files in other presentation programs such as Google Slides. Much like the PPT, they are designed for presentation slideshows in business and education. PPTX is now the default file type for Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 and newer.
A PDF, or a Portable Document Format, is one of the most common types of digital files you will come across. It was created by Adobe and the advantage of this file is that it can be opened and viewed on nearly every application, including most web browsers. Editing a PDF is a little tricky, but there are a few programs around that will let you do that. PDF files often contain both images and text and are a good format to share documents with others as there is a high chance they will be able to view it, unlike DOC files. PDFs can also contain links and buttons and can be signed electronically, making them great for contracts.
PPTX files are more frequently used than PPT files, particularly after Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 made it the default file type for saving Powerpoint presentations. PPTX includes an open-source functionality, which means it can be opened in other applications such as Open Office and Google Slides, and not just Microsoft Powerpoint. But even then, not everyone has access to a program like that. To make sure your PPTX files are easily opened by other people, convert them to PDF. It takes just a few moments to convert PPTX to PDF in file management software like WinZip.
WinZip is more than just a PPTX to PDF converter. We built WinZip to convert multiple file formats, including the formats below.