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Optimizer system requirements

PPTools Optimizer is discontinued

As of November 1, 2011, PPTools discontinued the PPTools Optimizer add-in for PowerPoint.

Please see the Optimizer home page for more information and other options.

The Optimizer site and the All About Optimizer pages will remain here to assist our existing Optimizer customers.

Hardware Requirements

If your computer can handle the PowerPoint files you typically work with, it will work very well with Optimizer.

Office/PowerPoint and Windows versions

Optimizer is an add-in for Windows PowerPoint. It works with these versions of PowerPoint:

Optimizer will NOT work in:

BUT ... Optimizer WILL work in:

Optimizer is compatible with Windows 98 through Windows 7. It has not been tested with, and may not be compatible with 64-bit versions of Windows or Office 2010/64-bit.

The free Optimizer demo will allow you to test thoroughly for yourself. If the demo works well for you, so will the purchased, fully registered version.

Other notes

When you install Optimizer in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010, you'll see a new "Add-ins" tab on the Office ribbon and on it, Menu Commands and Custom Toolbars groups instead of the PPTools menu bar item and Optimizer toolbar that would appear in PowerPoint 2003 and previous. The functions are the same in either case.

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