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Create a professional-looking presentation with the help of these FREE customizable Minimalistic PowerPoint Templates.
You have a fresh idea in your mind. You want to elaborate it to your team. What’s the most efficient way to do that? The answer is . . . with a presentation.
To create an awesome presentation that engages with your audience, you need have a good presentation design. To help you elevate your presentation to be more professional-looking, we’re giving away these FREE Minimalistic PowerPoint Templates that are easy to download, use, and customize.
Inside the FREE Minimalistic PowerPoint Templates
This pack contains two sets of presentation templates: Minimal Dawn Template and Minimal Midnight Template. Both templates are sleek and minimalistic, and they come in two contrasting color palettes.
Minimal Dawn and Minimal Midnight Template. Image via Vladimir Zotov.
The templates are versatile to use for any presentation—from project proposals to business portfolio. Each template contains various layouts, from title slide and section slide to bar and pie chart slides. The Minimal Dawn Template is decorated using minimalistic geometric shapes. It comes in a bright, muted color palette that reminds you of a meadow at dawn.
On the other hand, the Minimal Midnight Template comes in a bold, monochromatic color palette that reminds you of the tranquility of a dark, quiet night.
Downloading the FREE Botanical PowerPoint Templates
Downloading these two FREE Minimalistic PowerPoint Templates is simple. Just click on the button below to start your download. Then, double-click the ZIP file to unpackage its contents and access all the files.
*By downloading these FREE Minimalist PowerPoint Templates, you agree not to resell or redistribute these assets.
How to Use These FREE Minimalistic PowerPoint Templates
1. Install the Fonts
Before opening your PowerPoint application, you need to make sure that all the fonts used in these templates are installed in your computer. Otherwise, your computer’s default fonts will automatically replace them.
To install the fonts, simply open up the downloaded Minimalistic PowerPoint Template folder. Double-click on the Font folder, Select all (Ctrl+A), right-click, and choose Install.
Install the fonts before opening the template file.
2. Import the Template to PowerPoint
Once the fonts are installed, simply double-click on the .potx file of the design you want to use in the PowerPoint template folder.
3. Save As & Rename
This .potx file is a PowerPoint template format, so you need to Save the file as a .pptx file and rename it with your presentation name before modifying the template. Once you do that, you’re free to modify and customize your own PowerPoint presentation.
4. Customize Your Own PowerPoint Template
To customize your own PowerPoint template, view the Slide Master by clicking on the View tab and choose Slide Master.
View the Slide Master to customize the template.
You can change the layout of the ornaments and text, edit the background color, and create a new layout that suits your needs. When you finish customizing your template, get back to your presentation slide view to edit your presentation. Simply click on the Slide Master tab at the top of the PowerPoint window, close the Slide Master, and you’ll view your presentation slides again. Then, you can add some new slides, write your text, and add your images to your presentation.
Presentation Slide View is where you can edit your presentation, and Slide Master View is where you can customize your template.
In Google Slides
1. Import the Theme
First, open Google Slides and sign in with your account. Start a new blank presentation. Click on Theme to show the Theme toolbar, then hit Import theme.
Importing the theme into Google Slides.
Upload the template .pptx file inside the Google Slides Template. Once the upload is done, choose the template you want, then click on the yellow Import theme button.
Importing the Minimal Midnight Template.
2. Add New Slides
Begin creating your presentation by adding some new slides. To do this, click on the arrow button next to the plus button on the top-left of the window. Choose as many slide layouts as needed.
Adding a new slide.
3. Customize Your Own Google Slides Template
You can customize your own Google Slides Template by viewing the Master slides. Do this by clicking on the dropdown View toolbar, then clicking on the Master view.
Viewing the Master Slides
Now you can customize the template—adjust the ornaments, move or add some text placeholders, or change the background color.
Customize your own Google Slides Template.
Now that you know all the basics to creating and customizing your presentation with these FREE templates, it’s time to get creative and mesmerize the audience with your presentation!
Check out these additional resources to help you make an awesome presentation:
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Cover image via Vladimir Zotov.
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