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How to Use Microsoft PowerPoint Like a Pro

Once you learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, it will be easy to make simple presentations and organize your slides. With our tips and tricks, you can make PowerPoint more than useful — you can make it powerful. We’ll teach you how to make a picture transparent, insert a screen recording, share a presentation on YouTube and more. See our list below and learn how to use PowerPoint 2016 and prior like a master.

Microsoft PowerPoint Tips

After graduating from Bard College a B.A. in Literature, Henry T. Casey worked in publishing and product development at Rizzoli and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, respectively. Henry joined Tom's Guide and LAPTOP having written for The Content Strategist, Tech Radar and Patek Philippe International Magazine. He divides his free time between going to live concerts, listening to too many podcasts, and mastering his cold brew coffee process. Content rules everything around him.