How do you shrink the size of a PowerPoint file?

Why is my PowerPoint file so large?

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 can I send a large PowerPoint presentation by email?

Click File > Save & Send. Under Save & Send, click Send Using E-mail. Click Send as Attachment to attach your presentation to an email message. Click Send a Link to create an email message that contains a link to your presentation.

How do you send a PowerPoint that is too large?

To compress large presentations into zip files:

  1. Right-click on the file in your computer.
  2. Choose Send to.
  3. Select the compressed (zipped) folder.
  4. Log in to your file hosting service and follow the steps required to upload a file and share it via a link.
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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.

How do I compress a file?

Press and hold (or right-click) the file or folder, select (or point to) Send to, and then select Compressed (zipped) folder. A new zipped folder with the same name is created in the same location.