UMass Office of Information Technologies
MS PowerPoint Viewer
MS PowerPoint Viewer (Free Download)
URL for the free download:
“This download is for users who don't have Microsoft PowerPoint®; it allows them to view PowerPoint
95, 97, 2000, and 2002 presentations.
The PowerPoint Viewer 97 allows people who use PowerPoint to share their presentations with people
who do not have PowerPoint installed on their computers. When you post presentations on the
Internet, you can include the PowerPoint Viewer to expand your online audience to people who might
not have PowerPoint, or to those with different versions. You can use this viewer to view files created
in both PowerPoint for Windows® and PowerPoint for the Macintosh.”
1. Click the Download button (above on the right) and save to your desktop
2. Double click PPView97.exe on your desktop to start the setup program.
3. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Note: The Installation Dialog box does not refer to PowerPoint 2000 or 2002.
However, it will open presentations created in these versions of PowerPoint.
Open PowerPoint Presentations
Double-click on the presentation file. The presentation will open automatically.
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Michelle Barthelemy; Last updated: 3/8/2005 (mmb)