How to View Multiple Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations on Your Desktop

In Brief...

Viewing multiple PowerPoint presentations simultaneously is easily achieved in a few simple steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft PowerPoint: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. Open all presentations on your desktop.

  2. In one presentation, select the View tab and from the Window group, select Arrange All.
    Arrange All

  3. They now appear open on your desktop.
    Opened Presentations

Author: Dave Dunn

Dave Dunn joined Webucator as Chief Operating Officer in early 2009. He has served as a CFO and COO for numerous small and medium-sized companies, including Summit Software Company, Insight Research Group, Avalon Consulting, and HealthcareOne. He has expertise in business development, financial management, marketing and human resources and particularly enjoys working with rapidly growing companies.

Dave received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College and his MBA from Syracuse University. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Montessori School of Syracuse since 2001.