It's my old, trusty stand by!
July 22, 2022

It's my old, trusty stand by!

Emily Cunning | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Microsoft Powerpoint

I created and maintain an hour-long presentation that we use for all new hires in our company. I personally onboard 35-50 new hires a year. I chose this platform because of its ease of use and ability to integrate several media applications for a full sensory experience. This includes high-resolution photos, videos, and audio clips.


  • Its consistency across all updates.
  • Integration of media
  • Ability to use alongside other programs, like video sharing.


  • The tool bar has so many options that I don't need.
  • Sometimes moving text around in boxes gets cumbersome
  • Back end of presentation isn't sleek looking
  • Being able to keep our branding in the presentation, by creating templates for our office to use.
  • Ease of use in keeping notes while presenting.
  • Closed caption options for hard of hearing!
  • We have elevated our new hire experience by giving context, adding the why we want you to hear is crucial. This is done in PowerPoint.
  • It's relatively a quick task to get a presentation together. Little training is needed-this means more time doing the connecting and presenting.
I have used the presenter in Apple. I found it to be harder to wrap my head around. I have been so used to PPT that I don't crave any other product. I have been using it for 22 years.

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I have been able to use it to provide context in presentations. But when I am needing quick options and don't have time to design slides I have to rely on PDFs and just share screen which isn't always ideal. I also wish that PPt had different slide aspect ratio options.


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