A file with the PPTM file extension is a Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML Macro-Enabled Presentation file. The difference between the two is that PPTM files can execute macros, while PPTX files (though they may contain macros) cannot.
In this manner, what is the use of macros in PowerPoint?
The macro recorder, used to automate frequent tasks, is not available in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or PowerPoint 2016. Instead, you can use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create or edit macros. This includes editing those that were created in earlier versions of PowerPoint.
What is a macro free presentation?
Macros can be created for Microsoft PowerPoint using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). You can't save presentations that contain VBA with a file name extension that ends with an “x” (such as .pptx, .potx, or .sldx), which refer to presentation files that contain no macros.
What is a Word macro enabled document?
Macros automate frequently-used tasks; many are created with VBA and are written by software developers. However, some macros pose a potential security risk. A person with malicious intent can introduce a destructive macro, in a document or file, which can spread a virus on your computer.