Free PowerPoint Add-ins

Have fun and engage your audience with add-ins

Engage your audience with PowerPoint add-ins

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Add-ins add fun and useful features to your PowerPoint presentations. Download these free PowerPoint add-ins to enhance your presentation software experience, engage your audience, and collect valuable feedback.

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Pickit Free Images

Using the Pickit app in PowerPoint

What We Like

  • Find and insert photos, illustrations, or other images with just a click.

  • The add-in gives tips for presentations, layout suggestions, and other design ideas.

What We Don't Like

  • This add-in offers a free 7-day trial. After that, a subscription is required for unlimited access.

  • Free version is limited in the number and quality of images available.

Pickit Free Images is a collection of free-to-use HD images, icons, and illustrations that enliven any presentation. These high-quality graphics are categorized and can be searched.

Pickit was recognized as an Office App Awards winner in 2016 for Best User Interface for an Office add-in.

Pickit is compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013 SP1+; PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint for Office 365, and PowerPoint Online.

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Collins Dictionary

Collins Dictionary app in PowerPoint

What We Like

  • Checks definitions and synonyms using a database of 4.5 billion words.

  • Translate text in more than 50 languages from a PowerPoint presentation.

What We Don't Like

  • The add-in does not work when offline.

  • It does not work with Windows 7 using Internet Explorer 9.

Use the Collins Dictionary add-in with PowerPoint to check definitions and translate text to more than 50 languages. Highlight a word in your presentation to see its definition and synonyms or to hear an audio pronunciation of the word.

Collins Dictionary is compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013 SP1+; PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint for Office 365, and PowerPoint Online.

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Pexels - Free Stock Photos

Pexels PowerPoint add-in

What We Like

  • Large assortment of creative commons licensed stock photos.

  • Search by keyword, by colors, or browse popular searches.

What We Don't Like

  • There are no vector graphics, only photos.

  • Prompted to upgrade to paid version for more photos.

The free Pexels add-in brings free professional-quality stock photos to your PowerPoint presentations. You can search for images, view popular images, or save images as favorites for future use.

Pexels is compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013 SP1+; PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint for Office 365, and PowerPoint Online.

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Emoji Keyboard

PowerPoint Emoji Keyboard add-in

What We Like

  • Insert Emojis as text or as images in various sizes.

  • The Emoji images can be used commercially.

What We Don't Like

  • Might not be appropriate for business-related PowerPoint presentations.

  • Some of the images are blurry.

The Emoji Keyboard add-in provides more than 1300 emojis that can be inserted into PowerPoint as text or as graphics in different sizes. The emoji library is searchable and includes skin tone modifiers. Use these fun graphics to add interest to your presentations.

Emoji Keyboard is compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013 SP1+; PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint for Office 365, and PowerPoint Online.

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Office Maps

Office Maps app in PowerPoint

What We Like

  • Can customize the size and appearance of maps.

  • Easy to insert maps in a presentation.

What We Don't Like

  • The add-in does not offer map view options.

  • Only works with one location at a time.

The free Office Maps add-in allows you to search for a location and add a map of it to your presentation. You can customize the look of the maps.

Office Maps is compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013 SP1+; PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, PowerPoint for Office 365, and PowerPoint Online.

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Pro Word Cloud

Word Cloud app in PowerPoint

What We Like

  • It's easy to create a custom word cloud image.

  • Contains grammar, consistency, and spell checking abilities.

What We Don't Like

  • Not compatible with PowerPoint Online or PowerPoint for Mac.

  • May not rule out common words in languages other than English.

Create a word cloud from your text for your PowerPoint presentation with this free Pro Word Cloud add-in. A word cloud makes frequently used words in the presentation text more prominent, but you can tweak the size, fonts, color schemes, and layouts.

Pro Word Cloud is compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013; and PowerPoint for Office 365.