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.NET MAUI PowerPoint Library - Overview

Syncfusion Essential PowerPoint is a high-performance .NET MAUI PowerPoint SDK library that allows you to create, read, and edit PowerPoint presentations in any .NET MAUI application without any Microsoft Office dependency. Also, it converts PowerPoint files to PDF and image formats.

Overview diagram of .NET MAUI PowerPoint Library.

General Information

Fully Documented

Essential PowerPoint comes with extensive documentation, a knowledge base, and samples.

Create, Edit, and Save PowerPoint Presentations

Essential PowerPoint gives you the ability to create PowerPoint presentations from scratch and save them to disk or stream with just a few lines of code. Existing presentations can also be opened and manipulated.

Powerful and Comprehensive API

All the elements in a typical PowerPoint presentation, like slides, text, images, tables, charts, and shapes, are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs. It only takes a few lines of code to create or manipulate richly formatted PowerPoint presentations.

Wide Support for PowerPoint Elements

Essential PowerPoint provides support for the most common elements in a PowerPoint presentation: slides, paragraphs, text, images, bullets and numbering, charts, SmartArt diagrams, shapes, tables, styles, formatting, and more.


PowerPoint slide layout.

Slide Layout

Create slides with nine predefined layouts. Custom slide layouts can also be designed by modifying the built-in layouts.

PowerPoint notes pages.

Notes Pages

Create, read, and edit notes pages in a PowerPoint slide. The notes pages can be converted to image or PDF format.

PowerPoint show and hide slides.

Show and Hide Slides

Change the visibility of particular slides in a PowerPoint presentation. Hidden slides will not be visible in slide shows.

Slide Elements

PowerPoint shapes.


Essential PowerPoint allows you to add, rearrange, duplicate, format, and delete shapes in a PowerPoint slide.

PowerPoint bullets and numbering.

Bullets and Numbering

Add and manipulate single-level and multilevel lists, similar to in Microsoft PowerPoint.

PowerPoint SmartArt.


Create, modify, and format 134 SmartArt diagrams to quickly make a visual representation of data.

PowerPoint rich text and formatting.

Rich Text and Formatting

Add, format, and delete text. Use all the formatting options supported by Microsoft PowerPoint: bold, italic, subscript, superscript, text color, font, paragraph alignment, indentation, and more.

PowerPoint tables.


Create, modify, and format tables to keep data organized. Cell-level and row-level operations like adding, inserting, and deleting rows or columns are also supported. Built-in table styles are available that are equivalent to Microsoft PowerPoint table styles.

PowerPoint charts.


Create and edit more than 80 chart types with elements like chart titles, legends, axis titles, data labels, and line styles. A chart in a PowerPoint slide can be converted to an image.

PowerPoint images.


Insert, delete, replace, and format pictures in a PowerPoint slide.

Copy and Paste

PowerPoint copy slides.

Copy Slides

A slide can be copied and pasted to the same or a different PowerPoint presentation.

PowerPoint paste slides.

Paste Options

Copied slides can be merged with source and destination formatting.

PowerPoint slide elements.

Slide Elements

Slide elements like text, shapes, charts, tables, and images can be copied and moved between PowerPoint presentations.


PowerPoint sections.


Sections help organize your slides into meaningful groups. Add, remove, and rename sections easily, and add, remove, and move slides from one section to another.

PowerPoint reorder slides.

Reorder Slides

Essential PowerPoint allows you to add, rearrange, duplicate, and delete slides in PowerPoint presentations.

Animation and Slide Transition

PowerPoint animation.


Essential PowerPoint allows you to add and edit animation effects in PowerPoint presentations. The library supports entrance, emphasis, exit, and motion path animation effects equivalent to Microsoft PowerPoint.

PowerPoint transitions.


Add and edit transition effects in PowerPoint slides. The library supports subtle, exciting, and dynamic content transition effects equivalent to Microsoft PowerPoint.


PowerPoint encryption and decryption.

Encryption and Decryption

Read and write encrypted PowerPoint presentations.

PowerPoint prevent changes to final versions.

Prevent Changes to Final Versions

PowerPoint presentations can be marked as final to prevent editing and make the file read-only. For further editing, you must disable the mark-as-final status.


PowerPoint comments.


Add, reply to, modify, and delete comments in a PowerPoint slide.

Feature Matrix

Document Content Features PowerPoint 2007-2016
Create PowerPoint presentations from scratch or edit an existing presentation. Yes
Open existing PowerPoint presentations from the file system or stream. Yes
Save PowerPoint presentation to a local file, stream, or stream it to a client browser. Yes
Create, access, and modify paragraphs and text. Yes
Create, access, and modify bullets and numbering. Yes
Create, access, and modify images. Yes
Create, access, and modify tables, rows, and cells. Yes
Create, access, and modify shapes. Yes
Create, access, and modify charts. Yes
Access and modify placeholders. Yes
Create, access, and modify SmartArt diagrams. Yes
Create, access, and modify sections. Yes
Create, access, and modify hyperlinks. Yes
Create, access, and modify slide notes. Yes
Copy and move slide elements between PowerPoint presentations. Yes
Merge multiple PowerPoint presentations. Yes
Encrypt and open password-protected PowerPoint presentations. Yes
Iterate over slide content. Yes
Insert OLE objects in PowerPoint presentations. Yes
Access and modify built-in document properties. Yes
Create, access, and modify custom document properties. Yes


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