Microsoft PowerPoint 15.26 Mac version  showing .PPAM could not be opened

Posted on 2016-09-27
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Microsoft PowerPoint 15.26 mac version always showing "The document "test.ppam"could not be opened. the file isn't in the correct format" popup.
I have a mac application which will inject a .ppam file to powerpoint.

I am not getting any issues with microsoft powerpoint 15.25.
Please help me
Question by:Irshad KA
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I believe that to open a ppam file you need an add in.  Have you installed the add-in?
Do you have the PowerPoint 14 Type Library installed?
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A .ppam is usually just a file with macros.

However, if someone just changed the file extension from, say, .pptx to .ppam, PowerPoint won't open it.

But you've said you can open the same file with v15.25? Hm. Where does the PPAM live on your machine? PPT can be particular about where such files are housed.
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