What do I do if my PowerPoint is too big?

Why is my PPT so big in size?

Some of the most common reasons for PowerPoint file size to increase are using multiple images, using large images, or embedding elements such as fonts, video or audio directly in the presentation file. An easy way to reduce the file size is to use special compression programs designed for PowerPoint files.

How do I reduce the MB in PowerPoint?

Navigate to the File tab in PowerPoint, and the Info page should be selected. If you have video files in your PowerPoint the first button on this page will be to ‘Compress Media‘. Click this button and choose the quality you want PowerPoint to compress your file to.

How do I zip a PowerPoint file?

Right-click the presentation, and select Send to > Compressed (zipped) folder. Windows creates a new zip file and gives it an identical name as the PowerPoint file. Send the compressed file to your intended recipient, who can then decompress the file just by clicking it.

How do I send a large PowerPoint file through Outlook?

To send attachments via Large File Send from the Microsoft Outlook client :

  1. Create a Message.
  2. Click on the Mimecast tab.
  3. Click on the Attach Large Files icon.
  4. Select the Files you want to attach. Note: …
  5. Click the Send button.
  6. Amend the Large File Send options as required: Note: …
  7. Click on the Send button.
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How do reduce file size?

Remove unnecessary images, formatting and macros. Save the file as a recent Word version. Reduce the file size of the images before they are added to the document. If it is still too large, save the file as a PDF.