Microsoft used to have a Power Point 98 Viewer for Mac, but it's no longer available.
When asked, save the file to a convenient location (your desktop's a good choice) then after it's downloaded, double-click the newly downloaded file's icon to launch the installer and install the viewer itself.
And have a look at MVP Jim Gordon's How to get Power Point for Free page.
If you have Windows 98SE or later, you'll probably want the Power Point 2003 Viewer (Windows) If you give presentations away from your own office, have a look at Autorun Presenter by Udo Schreiber, which lets you install your presentation and the Power Point 2003 Viewer files on a USB "pen drive" and run directly from it (using the computer's copy of Power Point 2003 if present or the USB drive's copy of the Viewer if not).
If you have one of these versions of Windows, you won't be able to install the Power Point 2003 Viewer.
We found several download sites by searching on Or if you have a friend with Power Point 2000 or earlier, they have the viewer on their Office CD.
You can use the Power Point 97 Viewer on Windows 95 and up, but Microsoft removed the Power Point 97 viewer from its site as of early February, 2006.If you need the Power Point 97 viewer, try searching for it on Google.Follow the links below to download free Power Point viewers.Note that in most cases, you're downloading the installer for the viewer, not the viewer itself.The Power Point 2010 Viewer "lets you view full-featured presentations created in Power Point 97 and later versions with full fidelity.
This viewer also supports opening password-protected Microsoft Power Point presentations.