You Can Now Make Amazing Widescreen Presentations Using PowerPoint 2013

With the new improvements in Microsoft Office applications, it has now become possible to create amazing widescreen presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. In recent years there has been a rise in HD products and keeping this in view Microsoft has added much needed widescreen support for PowerPoint.

Widescreen PowerPoint Presentations

Widescreen PowerPoint Templates

This new feature in PowerPoint 2013 is likely to take the experience of end users to the next level, especially with the introduction of a new set of themes by Microsoft, which have been built specifically for the widescreen aspect ratio of 16:9. In fact, there are also third-party themes that can be used to benefit from this PowerPoint 2013 feature, such as the themes at FPPT. Below is the Widescreen Business PowerPoint Template, which can be used with PowerPoint 2013 for creating a widescreen presentation.

Widescreen Business PowerPoint Template

Similarly, the Green Widescreen PowerPoint Template at FPPT is another good example of how you can create a widescreen presentation in PowerPoint 2013, using an appropriate template.

Green Widescreen PowerPoint Template

What Makes Widescreen Presentations Special?

In case you are wondering about the specialty of the widescreen format for creating presentations it is worth pointing out that the widescreen shape has a lot of horizontal space which enhances the availability of space for extra content and provides a pleasing outlook due to its wider appearance. However, such a presentation should have the right blend of elements and a well supported theme to make the content appear appropriate. For example, the Blue Widescreen PowerPoint Template is a wide screen template that can help you appropriately display your content in widescreen format.

Blue Widescreen PowerPoint Template

How To Convert Old Presentations To Widescreen Format

In case you are looking to convert your old presentations to Widescreen format, then simply open them with PowerPoint 2013, go to the Design tab and click on Slide Size. A drop down menu will open up from where you can select the “Widescreen” option to display your presentations in the Widescreen format.

Open Standard Presentations in Widescreen Format

Below is an image displaying a standard presentation in the Widescreen format. Using this method, you can benefit from the PowerPoint 2013 feature by displaying your old standard presentations with an aspect ratio of 4:3 to the more enhanced 16:9 widescreen format.

Widescreen presentation

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