How to Assign Password to PowerPoint File?

Microsoft PowerPoint is a great presentation utility from Microsoft Corporation, generally used to create and make presentation slides, be it an academic project or a business assignment. PowerPoint helps users to make attractive and interactive slides by including media files such as photos, sounds, design, animations, tables, graphs etc. MS PowerPoint offers its users so many advanced features, such that users spent many hours creating wonderful presentations on their personal computers. Now you must realize how important those PPT files are and how much crucial information it holds.

However, PPT files stored on your Windows or Mac computers are not fully safe and secure. There is always a chance of PowerPoint file theft and leakage problem. Therefore, you have to take extra precautionary measures to protect your PPT file. This can be done by assigning password to your crucial PPT file and there are two ways through which you can do the same. One is manually and other with the help of a third party built in utility.

Inbuilt utility:

You can assign password protection to your PPT file using inbuilt application such as WinZip. Just copy all your important PowerPoint files into a new folder, after which right click on the folder and navigate to “Send To” option and then “Compressed (zipped) Folder”. This option creates a compressed ZIP file of your important PPT files. Now open the file and add password protection to the file by clicking on “File” Tab and then choosing “Set default password” option.

However the main con of using this built in techniques is that, they are not very efficient and more prone to problems such as damage and corruption. Hence, it is recommended to download and use third party application such as “Remo MORE” to password protect PowerPoint file.

Remo MORE: Best app to assign password to PowerPoint file:

Remo MORE is a suitable app which can be used to assign password protection to PowerPoint file on your Windows or Mac machines. The tool easily helps you protect and safeguard your PPT file such that no other person can access your PowerPoint file. In addition the tool is compatible to run on all the latest versions of both Windows (XP, Vista, 7 and 8) and Mac (Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion) operating system. Furthermore the tool is read only software, which ensures no changes or modifications are made to your PPT file while assigning password protection.

Scenarios where Remo MORE software can be used:

You can make use of this application in many real time scenarios; few of them have been discussed below:

  • To avoid access or modifications to the contents of your PPT file stored on your computer in your absence
  • To overcome problems such as data theft, leakage and others
  • To protect your important PowerPoint files from spying eyes

Why Remo MORE?

  • It is very safe to use Remo MORE utility as it provides many advanced features like you can assign password protection to your PPT files in just one simple click of a button.
  • It has a friendly and interactive user interface
  • It even helps in compressing and extracting contents from ZIP and RAR file etc.
  • This App if free!!! of cost.

Follow these steps to password protect PowerPoint file with Remo MORE:

Step1: Download Remo MORE app on your system and install the same. Launch the software and select “Manage” option form the main window. Select “File Manager” option from the second screen as shown in figure 1.

Password Protect PowerPoint File  - Select File Manager Option

Step2: After this choose “File Protector” option from the third screen to password protect PPT file as shown in figure2.

Password Protect PowerPoint File - Select File Protector Option

Step3: On fourth screen you will get two options one is “Private Locker” and another one is “File/Folder Locker”. Click on “File/Folder Locker” option to password protect files on your PowerPoint files as shown in figure3.

Password Protect PowerPoint File  - Select File/Folder Locker

Step4: As soon as you select "File/Folder Locker” option the software will ask you to set the master password to lock the PPT files. After setting password add the PPT files which you want to lock and click on “Lock” button as shown in figure4.

Password Protect PowerPoint File - Select Lock Button