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.

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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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