The file stores slides with presentations and slide shows filled with graphics, audio, video, and textual information. The format is identical to the PPT file, except for the editing feature, and is a bit smaller. Can be opened only in preview mode and prevents other users from changing the structure and content of the presentation.
A PowerPoint Template is a file that can contain commonly used settings to make producing future PowerPoint Presentations and Shows easier. POTX PowerPoint Templates are different than the POT version in that they use the Microsoft Office Open XML format.