New Features of PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010: What’s New?

Enhanced Ribbon Toolbar

The Ribbon feature which was first introduced in Office 2007 lets users use Microsoft Office with greater flexibility and ease. The PowerPoint 2010 Ribbon is now customizable. The Ribbon can be customized by right-clicking the Ribbon icon and choosing the Customize the Ribbon option.

Customize Ribbon

PowerPoint To Video Conversion

PowerPoint 2010 now lets you convert your Presentations in to Videos. In order to create a video, click the Office button and then go to the Share > Create a Video Option.

PowerPoint 2010 Video You can find the full detailed guide for this process here.

Compatibility Of .pptx

PowerPoint files created in PowerPoint 2010 may easily be opened in versions of PowerPoint prior to PowerPoint 2007.

PowerPoint Comparison

Sections – Provide An Easy Way To Manage Presentations

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 lets you organize your presentations into sections. You will be able to easily locate the Sections button on the Ribbon toolbar. This feature helps you organize your presentation by grouping all related slides under individual sections. In this way, you can easily find and edit the related slides.


Built-in Screen Capture Tool

PowerPoint Screen Capture

Background Removal Tool

Background Removal

Enhanced Features For Embedded Videos

I Now you can easily perform some common operations on the embedded videos with a simple right-click. If you are curious about how to embed a video into a PowerPoint presentation, you can find the full details here.

Improved Animations Menu

In PowerPoint 2010 you will feel that the  Animations menu has been improved to a great extent. It offers a very user friendly thumbnail type of style choices. Just by looking at each choice, you would know what the effect will do when you apply it.

Animation PowerPoint 2010

Enhanced Slides Transitions

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 includes many new slide transitions, thus it empowers you to create a more powerful and eye-candy presentations.

Slide Transitions

Equation Editor

Equation Editor comes in handy when you need to add some common mathematical equations to your documents/presentations. You can also use it to create your own custom equations by using a library of mathematical functions. This feature was already available in Microsoft office 2007 but was limited to Word 2007 and Excel 2007. In office 2010, this feature has been added to PowerPoint as well. You may locate the Equation Editor under the Insert menu.

Equation Editor

Video Editing

PowerPoint 2010 now includes a build-in video editing features. You can trim videos, add effects, and do much more. Read the full guide here.

We have covered the most important additions to PowerPoint 2010. If you think we have skipped any important feature, let us know in the comments. Enjoy!

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