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  1. Insert Audio and Music

    We should be able to put music on our powerpoints.

    8,785 votes
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  2. Support continuous slideshow loop

    I would like to use loop function in powerpoint online

    1,029 votes
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  3. Create a "Share as Slideshow" link option (without full HTML of embed code)

    With the recent change to open share links in Edit mode, if you want to send to a recipient to just play a slideshow, the recipient must then click to play the deck after opening it.

    In many cases, we want to the recipient to jump right into the slideshow mode.

    Embed code is similar, but comes with the additional HTML for the iFrame. If we just want to send the link via Teams, Skype or email, this is overkill.

    We'd like the Share option in PowerPoint to have an option to "open as slideshow" or "share as slideshow," so…

    370 votes
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  4. you should put in immersive reader so it can read out to us

    if immersive reader is in word it should be in power point as well

    265 votes
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  5. Presenter view in PowerPoint Online.

    It would be nice to also have a Presenter view while using PowerPoint Online. It is the only way for us to easily view notes while presenting.

    215 votes
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  6. Word Count

    Please bring back word count online. It is so much easier then having to copy and paste your text into a word counter website.

    208 votes
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  7. PPT Online Performance Improvements

    Increase bandwidth/speed (renamed from "get faster servers")

    194 votes
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  8. The simplified ribbon is simple, just too simple for my liking. The classic ribbon has everything there, unlike the simplified ribbon

    Let the simplified ribbon be off by default. The classic ribbon is much more useful and every time I'm on 365, I change it to classic ribbon

    193 votes
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  9. 193 votes
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  10. Embed videos from any online source

    enough already. I'm not going to use OneDrive for everything. Stop screwing around and allow us to embed videos from someplace other than onedrive or youtube.

    189 votes
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  11. allow pictures to paste above 6MB

    allow pictures to paste above 6MB*

    180 votes
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  12. Support more image formats

    We should be allowed to use all files it shouldn't matter if its .jpg or .jpeg ect

    163 votes
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  13. Animations Pane

    The Animations Pane is missing making the flexibility and versatility of animations almost lost. Like what if I want to slow the duration of an animation down, or put a delay on it, or change whether it happens after I click, or after the previous animation. These things should have been considered when PowerPoint Online was planned, but the idea of a user controlled development team is an amazingly brilliant idea, so good job Microsoft (But most of all the amazing employees that work there).

    161 votes
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  14. Record audio / timings online.

    I would love to use PowerPoint instead of BrainShark and this could be achieved by allowing audio recording / timings online and for each individual slide at a time. Also in embedded playback to automatically play audio.

    157 votes
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  15. Support Custom Themes

    It would be great to have easy access to my favorite use-made themes.

    153 votes
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  16. Custom Template

    Is there a way to load a custom template into PowerPoint online? I tried launching a .potx file directly from my onedrive, but it won't let me it edit the file online. The only option is to edit the file in the locally installed version of PowerPoint. It would be nice if PowerPoint online recognized that that a .potx file was launched and automatically created a .pptx file in the main folder of my onedrive. Or, better yet, create a way for admins to upload a .potx file so that it shows up along with the MS default templates when…

    147 votes
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  17. More Animations

    I am using PowerPoint as a tool to have my students generate custom animations of biological processes. By adding the functionality of custom motion paths, looping and multiple animations per object (vis a vis the animation pane) the online version could better match the desktop version and projects like this could be completed on a wider array of devices, like chromebooks.

    139 votes
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  18. Insert your own videos (from disk)

    there should be an area in insert where you can put your own videos in the slide, like the pictures.

    133 votes
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  19. 130 votes
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  20. Dictation support

    Make powerpoint smarter and make it better than Pages And Keynote

    Comm'n Highly recommended

    128 votes
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