This is a common question that we get from our readers: How To Change Aspect Ratio in PowerPoint
In this video you will learn how to change the PowerPoint slide aspect ratio.
PowerPoint slides have 2 different common aspect ratios – Widescreen ( 16:9) and Standard ( 4:3)
Earlier PowerPoint versions used the default of Standard ratio. However PowerPoint 2013 onwards, a Widescreen ratio gets defaulted.
This Widescreen is the ratio used in Youtube. So if you plan to convert your presentations to videos, it is a good option to have slides in the 16:9 format.
The Widescreen slide size also provides more space for your content.
it is possible to switch between one aspect ratio to another. However, there may be multiple adjustments required to make the slide look good and properly laid out.
Hope you found this tutorial useful!