All FreeBibleimages files you download will start with the prefix FB_ (FB followed by an underscore then the name of the story).
By default, modern web browsers save files to the Downloads folder under your user account. To view the Downloads folder, open File Explorer, then locate and select Downloads (below Favorites on the left side of the window). A list of your recently downloaded files will appear.
If using Microsoft Edge press Ctrl + J to view your downloads or click the View downloads button at the base of the browser window.
If using Internet Explorer, select the Tools button, and then select View Downloads. Alternatively press Ctrl + J.
If you are using Firefox, Chrome or Opera browsers, Ctrl + J displays your recent downloads.
Locate the search field on your computer. It can be found in File Explorer (known as Windows Explorer in earlier versions of Windows) and also in the taskbar of Windows 10. In File Explorer click the ‘My Computer’ icon in the left panel as the destination to search (or click the option to search ‘Everywhere’ in earlier versions). In the search field, enter FB_ to locate any FreeBibleimages file on your computer.
PowerPoint files can be downloaded from FreeBibleimages in two sizes, 4:3 ratio and 16:9 wide-screen ratio. Choose the size that best suits the screen you will be using. Downloaded FreeBibleimages PowerPoint files have a .ppt file extension, which makes them compatible with earlier versions of Microsoft PowerPoint. Those with later versions of PowerPoint can open a .ppt file and choose Save As to create a later .pptx version.
If you have Microsoft PowerPoint installed, you can double-click a PowerPoint file to open it. Alternatively, if PowerPoint is running, select ‘Open’ from the File menu and locate the PowerPoint file.
If you encounter problems, then right-click the PowerPoint file you want to open. Select ‘Open With’, and then click ‘Choose Default Program’. In the Recommended Programs list, select ‘Microsoft Office PowerPoint’ (or Client Virtualization Handler). Click to select the ‘Always Use The Selected Program To Open This Kind Of File’ check box, and then click OK.
If you don’t have PowerPoint installed on your computer, you can still open and view PowerPoint presentations by using PowerPoint Online or a mobile app. If you have a Microsoft account, or an Office 365 work, or school account, you can view and edit a PowerPoint presentation for free in a web browser, by saving the file to OneDrive or Dropbox and using PowerPoint Online to open it. Some Office mobile apps allow you to open PowerPoint documents on your device. PowerPoint presentations uploaded to Google Slides can be both viewed and edited online.
Go to the SlideShow menu and choose either the ‘Play From Start’ or ‘Play From Current Slide’ option or use the F5 key on your keyboard to automatically launch your presentation from the beginning.
You can advance your slides using the space bar on your keyboard, the Right Arrow key, or Left-clicking your mouse button. Press the Left Arrow key to go back a slide. If you Right-click on your presentation screen you can choose ‘Next’, ‘Previous’, or an option from the ‘Go to Slide menu’. You can end your presentation at ant time by pressing the Escape key on your keyboard, or Right-clicking on your presentation slide and choosing ‘End Show’.
To open a PDF file in Windows, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader or an alternative PDF reader installed on your computer. Acrobat Reader should already be on your computer, but if not, it can be freely downloaded from the Adobe website. After a PDF reader is installed on a computer, any PDF file is associated with that reader and should open when you double-click on the file. Alternatively, open the Adobe Reader or any other PDF software program, then from the File menu select ‘Open’, and browse to the location of the PDF file.
A PDF opened in Acrobat Reader or Adobe Acrobat has ‘Next Page’ and ‘Previous Page’ buttons in the Page Navigation toolbar. You can also type a number into the ‘Page Number’ field’, then press Enter to go directly to that page. Use the arrow keys, scroll bars, and other features to move forward and backward through a multi-page PDF.
Microsoft has included built-in ZIP support (under the name ‘compressed folders’) in versions of its Windows operating system since 1998. So just double-click on the zip file (it will have a zipper icon on it), to decompress the file and open it. Please note that you may or may not see a .zip file extension, depending how Windows has been configured on your PC.