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PowerPoint remains the dominant software for creating presentations on Mac so we’ve taken a look at the best PowerPoint templates for Mac. Microsoft Office doesn’t include many decent default templates so here are some ways to spice-up your presentations with a variety of different paid and free PowerPoint templates for Mac downloads. Note that these PowerPoint templates for Mac work on Windows as well so they’re also suitable for PC users. Most of these PowerPoint templates you simply drag into your Microsoft Office Templates folder and they’re then ready to use whether you’re on a PC or Mac. If you’re unsure how to install these templates on your Mac, scroll down to the end of the article for installation instructions.

The Best PowerPoint Templates for Mac

Templates for PowerPoint ($19.99 Mac App Store)

Templates for PowerPoint is a collection of 64 elegant PowerPoint templates from the Mac App Store. There are 20 master slides with a mix of illustrations, graphs and tables.templates for powerpoint mac

SlideModel (Paid)

SlideModel has hundreds of PowerPoint templates for almost any kind of business presentation. They’re not free though – it’s designed for serious PowerPoint users that regularly need new templates with pricing plan ranging from $59.90 per quarter to $199.90 per year. New templates are constantly added and you can edit any of the slides you buy.powerpoint templates for mac - slidemodel

TemplatesWise (Free)

TemplatesWise is a collection fo free PowerPoint Templates for Mac. The themes cover business but also abstract designs for more general presentations. TemplatesWise also includes music loops to add to presentations. All of the templates are free to use with no sign-up required.powerpoint templates for mac - templateswise

Best PowerPoint Templates (Free)

Best PowerPoint Templates is a collection of free templates and PowerPoint backgrounds covering everything from abstract templates to technology and “mystical” templates. Templates are rated by users and you can also browse templates by colour.powerpoint templates for mac - bestpowerpointtemplates

PPTTemplate (Free)

PPTTemplate is a slick collection of PowerPoint templates covering a huge range of topics and themes. The templates can be used for both personal and business use but a reference to the PPTTemplate is requested.powerpoint templates for mac - PPTTemplate

Microsoft Office Online (Free)

Remember that you can download PowerPoint templates from the Microsoft Office Online site (formerly Microsoft Office Live) although they’re only for use with PowerPoint Online and the selection is extremely small.powerpoint templates for mac - officeonline

How To Install PowerPoint Templates On Mac

Installing PowerPoint templates on Mac is simply a case of putting the PowerPoint template .pot files into your Microsoft Office templates folder. Just follow these instructions:

  • Right click or Option Key click on the templates or files that you want to save on your Mac.
  • Once saved, move them to this folder:

~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User Templates/My Templates

If you have problems finding it, select “Go to Folder…” from the Go Menu in Finder:how to install powerpoint templates on mac and paste in the folder location:

~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User Templates/My Templates

  • To then access the templates in PowerPoint go to the File Menu and select Project Gallery. Click My Templates and then simply select the template that you want to use.

If you have any problems with any of the PowerPoint template for Mac downloads featured in this article, let us know in the comments below.

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