Slido for PowerPoint on macOS: IT admin guide

  • 4 April 2024
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As an IT administrator, you can download and deploy Slido for PowerPoint on macOS for users within your organization. See our guide below for detailed steps and additional resources.


If you’re a Windows administrator, see our Windows-specific guide that includes an MSI file for bulk installation.


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System requirements

  • macOS version 12.0 (Monterey) or later
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2021 or later with October 2023 update (16.78) applied
  • Microsoft 365 for Mac October 2023 update (16.78) or newer

For system troubleshooting, please see the Microsoft guide for supported Microsoft 365 and Office for Mac apps



Install Slido for PowerPoint on macOS for your organization


Follow the below steps to download and install Slido for PowerPoint on macOS for users in your organization.


  1. Double check that you meet the previously stated system requirements.
  2. Go to our Slido for PowerPoint homepage, make sure that macOS is selected, and click Download.
  3. Add the downloaded SlidoForMac.dmg package to your deployment tool (e.g. Microsoft Intune or JAMF). The deployment tool should install the from the DMG package into the /Applications folder.
  4. Installation is finished when users run the on their individual computers.

If you run into any issues, please see the Slido for PowerPoint limitations and our macOS troubleshooting guide.



Application updates


The supports auto updates. When a user runs it, the app will automatically check for new versions and offer any available update.


To disable automatic update checks, use the following setting:

defaults write com.slido.SlidoApp SUEnableAutomaticChecks NO


Note that users will be able to manually check for updates under Slido > Check for updates...




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