How to Download Microsoft Powerpoint for Free

Microsoft PowerPoint is an application within the Microsoft Office suite used to create presentations and slide shows. Microsoft Corporation gives its consumers the advantage of obtaining free versions of the software prior to purchasing.

Free versions of Microsoft PowerPoint are available for downloading, and the process is not difficult. Your computer must meet the operating system requirements needed to run the software.

Go the Microsoft PowerPoint website.

Access the free software download link. When the Microsoft PowerPoint home page loads, scroll to the middle of the page. Click the "Free 60 Day Trial" link. Click "Try Now" below the green download arrow.

Download the Microsoft Office Suite to your computer. Click the "Download Now" link on the Microsoft Office screen that will appear. Select the "Create new Account" option to obtain a trial version product key for your application suite download. Provide your personal information in the form that will appear for your account information.

Install the application suite. Click "Save" when the file download window opens to store the application suite to your computer's hard drive. The InstallShield Wizard will open automatically to the User License Agreement. Agree to the terms to start the installation. Follow the prompts to complete the installation and store the application suite's components to your computer's hard drive.

Restart your computer. When the final InstallShield wizard screen appears, leave the box checked that indicates an automatic restart for the computer. Click on the "Finish" tab to process this action. Your computer will shut down, and reboot automatically.