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A friend asked me this:

...I stopped using KeyNote for one simple reason – contrary to the Mac marketing blurb, the final presentations do NOT work fine on Windows PCs – they look distorted and have formatting quirks which cannot be corrected because the Windows/Powerpoint file it has supposedly been saved as is in fact a non-editable file, kind of like a pdf.

Is there a way to create Mac KeyNote presentation files so they look nice on Windows and can be edited?

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It can be exported to the Powerpoint format (.ppt, not pptx). And so is editable by Microsoft PowerPoint.

File > Export

The "look" depends on the complexity of the presentation.

But the distorted look when exported in PDF is odd. Since when I used it, it looked exactly like the Keynote version.

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