Differences between PowerPoint 2004 for Mac and Office PowerPoint 2003

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This article discusses the differences between Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003.


The following PowerPoint 2004 for Mac features are not available in Office PowerPoint 2003:
  • The ability to save presentations in PowerPoint Movie (QuickTime Format) format.
  • The ability to edit images that you inserted in your presentation with the Effects Gallery feature.

The following Office PowerPoint 2003 features are not available in PowerPoint 2004 for Mac:
  • The ability to use the Photo Album feature to create a photo album.
  • The ability to distribute your presentations with the PowerPoint Viewer.
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Article ID: 887319 - Last Review: June 25, 2010 - Revision: 1.7
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac
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