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PowerPoint Keeps Crashing on my Mac – What To Do


Microsoft PowerPoint may be the most popular slideshow creator around but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. Converted from Windows to Mac, the Microsoft suite is mostly stable and works well enough but does have a tendency to crash or freeze. If PowerPoint keeps crashing on your Mac, this tutorial has a few methods for fixing it.

While I’m going to talk about PowerPoint specifically here, the same methods will work for any Microsoft Office program. It will work on Word, Excel and Outlook too.

Stop PowerPoint crashing on Mac

Microsoft may not be our first choice for running on a Mac but most companies use Office or Office 365 so we often have no choice. While iWork Suite looks and feels nicer, it isn’t fully compatible with Office and will convert documents from Office format to iWork format which isn’t ideal.