Free PowerPoint Backgrounds

Add Some Interest to Your PowerPoint Presentation With These Free Backgrounds

These free PowerPoint backgrounds will make your next presentation pop and will make it one to remember. The backgrounds are also easy to add to a new or existing presentation, so you get a lot of value for the little effort to find and download one.

The free PowerPoint backgrounds will bring so much more to your presentation than a regular wallpaper will. These backgrounds are made for you to add text, photos, and other slideshow items so you can create a professional looking presentation.

You don't need to have Microsoft PowerPoint to use these free backgrounds. You can use a free presentation software program or a free online presentation maker to create your slideshow and then integrate a free PowerPoint background.

Are you looking for a little more than a background? Here are some completely free PowerPoint themes that will really change the look of your presentation.

PowerPoint Backgrounds at

Note paper against wood for a PowerPoint background is a great source for free PowerPoint backgrounds. Each download is a ZIP file that contains one or more images you can use for the inner slides of a presentation as well as one for the main slide that all follow the same design.

These downloads can be thought of like a PowerPoint theme that's broken up for you to selectively use any image you wish. Some of them even include the template in PPT form.

You can browse by color, newly added, most popular, editor's pick, or by category like sports, nature, buildings, borders and frames, arts, science, and many more. The download pages have full size previews of what the PowerPoint backgrounds look like. More

PPT Backgrounds Templates' PowerPoint Backgrounds

Orange and white flower background for PowerPoint

PPT Backgrounds Templates has lots of high quality, free PowerPoint backgrounds to browse through, and you can subscribe to an RSS feed to find the most popular ones.

Holidays, animated, medical and health, transportation, gradient, love, celebrities, and animals are just some of the categories from the website. There's also a section to see the newest backgrounds.

These PowerPoint backgrounds are downloaded directly as JPG files, meaning you don't have to worry about extracting them from archives. More

Indezine's PowerPoint Backgrounds

Multicolored blue and purple PowerPoint background

Indezine has around 250 free images you can download for PowerPoint backgrounds. In addition to a section to find the most recently added backgrounds, one is available for you to search by color or you can browse through two pages of all the images listed out.

Unfortunately, the large list of backgrounds don't have thumbnails, which means you must open each download page to preview each image. Also, backgrounds downloaded from Indezine are in the ZIP file format, which means you must extract the image file before using it. More

Free PowerPoint Backgrounds from FPPT

Blue and red DNA structure PowerPoint background

The PowerPoint backgrounds found at FPPT are presented as templates, but you can download the archive file to find all the images inside.

Some of the categories you can look through contain images that are ideal for presenting to others, such as people, technology, education, business. Specific colors can also be browsed for at FPPT.

Note: Most if not all of the images from this site have a tiny "" symbol near its edge or bottom. More

PowerPoint Backgrounds at

Blackboard chalkboard PowerPoint background

You can find some really nice PowerPoint backgrounds at, most of which are of very nice quality, size, and position, which are great for using in a presentation program.

There are numerous categories, such as colors, food, nature, 3D, vector, wedding. Downloading these backgrounds is as simple as right-clicking on them and saving the image to your computer.

Note: Pictures taken from have the website URL written at the bottom. More

PowerPoint Backgrounds at

Green grass and leaves PowerPoint background is just what it sounds like - a place to find PowerPoint backgrounds.

The backgrounds from this site are image files that you must right-click to download. You can look for images in different categories like car backgrounds, drawing backgrounds, landscape backgrounds, and others such as culture, cartoons, abstract, and party.

Most of the backgrounds I looked at were fairly wide and positioned perfectly for adding text, shapes, and other things to a presentation. More

Free-PPT's PowerPoint Backgrounds

Skeleton body and hand with a blue and black grid for a PowerPoint background

Free-PPT's backgrounds are downloaded in sets of several images at once. You browse through thumbnails of each set so you know what you're getting before grabbing the ZIP file.

Categories include business, science, finance, technology, energy, medical, religion, sports, education, and holidays.

In each set contains a PowerPoint POT file as well as that template's images in JPG form. This means you can use Free-PPT's downloads as templates or just backgrounds. More