Change Presentation Aspect Ratio from Widescreen to Standard (and Vice Versa) in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Created: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:45 am

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We already explored how PowerPoint 2016 defaults to Widescreen slides in all new presentations. However, you can change your presentation’s aspect ratio from Widescreen (16:9) to Standard (4:3) — and also do the reverse. PowerPoint 2016 has some features up its sleeve that make these changes of aspect ratios easier to understand — and some quirks too! This tutorial will help you understand both scenarios better.

Learn how to change a presentation’s aspect ratio from Widescreen to Standard (and vice versa) in PowerPoint 2016.

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