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Ensuring compatibility between software versions is crucial for smooth operation and optimal performance. In this article, we'll provide a step-by-step guide on how to check the  version of Microsoft Office installed on your computer and determine whether it's 32-bit or  64-bit. Additionally, we'll walk you through the process of verifying the version (32-bit or    64-bit) of the Grunt Add-In for PowerPoint.

Step 1: Checking the Version of Microsoft Office

  1. Open any Office application such as Excel, or PowerPoint.
  2. Click on the "File" tab located in the top-left corner of the application window.
  3. Select "Account" from the left-hand menu.
  4. Under the "Product Information" section, you'll find details about your Office installation, including the version (e.g., Microsoft Office 365) and whether it's a 32-bit or 64-bit installation.

Step 2: Determining the Version of Grunt Add-In for PowerPoint

  1. Navigate to the "Grunt" menu located in the toolbar at the top of the application window.

  2. Click on "Settings" to open the settings menu.
  3. Within the settings menu, look for an information icon, typically located at the bottom.
  4. Click on the information icon to view detailed information about the Grunt Add-In installation.

  5. In the installation details, you'll find whether the Grunt Add-In is a 32-bit or 64-bit version.


Mismatched architectures can lead to stability issues or decreased performance. This can manifest as crashes, errors, or unexpected behavior when using the add-in within the Office suite.

If you require installation or updating of the Grunt Add-In to align with the architecture of your Microsoft Office installation, please visit the official Grunt website or reach out to our support team.


By following the simple steps outlined in this guide, you can easily determine the version of Microsoft Office installed on your computer and identify whether it's a 32-bit or 64-bit installation. Likewise, checking the version of the Grunt Add-In for PowerPoint ensures compatibility and smooth operation of the add-in within your Office environment. Keeping your software versions aligned enhances productivity and minimizes potential compatibility issues.