Ways to save PowerPoint for Microsoft Office 365 1. Save PowerPoint with Windows Explorer, PowerPoint Viewer or .ppt file — Open PowerPoint. 2. Save your PowerPoint file with an executable (.exe) file — For Windows programs and programs that are installed by the user, click Start > Programs > All Programs > Accessories > Microsoft Office. In the list that opens, expand Microsoft Office. In the ribbon on the left side, click the File menu and choose Open. 3. Save PowerPoint, .ppt, or other format file — Open Microsoft Office. Open PowerPoint, and under File > Save As (or Save as), click Create a new .psd file. 4. Save your presentation directly to your local hard drive — Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Microsoft Office. Click the Microsoft Office icon (the four rectangles). Then, in the ribbon that opens, click File > Save As, and then do one of the following: · Click Open in the left pane. Find the presentation you want to save, and choose Save As on the right pane. · Click Open in the right pane. Find the presentation you want to save, and choose Save As on the left pane. Save PowerPoint presentations as PowerPoint files • click File > Save As or Save a Copy to make them available to other users (including office. Pst files, which can be saved only to local hard drive) • click Export Office to convert .PPTX slides into an image file • click Export Office to convert .PPTX slides back into PPT — You can view the file as a .PPTX (PDF) • edit PowerPoint documents in other Office applications • save your presentation as a .xls file • Save PowerPoint as an image.