How to use PowerPoint Designer to create professionally designed slideshow presentations

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PowerPoint Designer suggests design ideas to improve your presentations. Tom Werner/Getty Images
  • You can use PowerPoint Designer to create presentations that look professionally designed.
  • PowerPoint Designer uses artificial intelligence to suggest layouts, images, and designs to improve your deck.
  • You need to have a Microsoft 365 subscription to use PowerPoint Designer in the desktop app.
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PowerPoint Designer, also called PowerPoint Design Ideas, is a feature found in the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint. It uses artificial intelligence to help you choose attractive and relevant layouts, images, and designs. It appears in a pane on the right side of the screen and constantly makes suggestions about the appearance of your slides.

PowerPoint Designer works by displaying suggestions in the Design Ideas pane on the right side of the screen. Dave Johnson/Insider

Here’s everything you need to know about using PowerPoint Designer on your Mac, PC, iPad, Android, or Windows tablet, or on the PowerPoint Online website.

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