How to Repair Corrupt PowerPoint Presentation?

Nothing is more distressful than losing access to your PowerPoint file which you have created with lots of efforts. In some situations when you open your PPT file, the elements on the slide might have misplaced or the objects and texts got overlapped. Such unusual behavior of PowerPoint file may be due to the corruption of presentation file. You cannot give up on the PPT file so easily, using inbuilt repair methods you may try to fix corrupted PowerPoint files by yourself.

You can attempt to open the corrupt PPT file by copying file in different location. Sometimes, there will be problem with the storage media where the presentation file is saved. If that is the case, then relocating the corrupt PowerPoint file to different drive can resolve the issue. If that doesn’t work, then open blank presentation and try inserting slides of the corrupted PPT file using insert menu. You can also try out some other option that you know to repair the PPT file. But, at times the presentation file will be severely corrupted and makes all the trials useless. If nothing works, then you can go for third party presentation file repair tool.

The presentation file might get corrupted in situations as given below:

  • Virus Infection: The PowerPoint files can get corrupted by viruses. Some harmful viruses or malwares might enter into the system without your knowledge and make system data inaccessible along with your valuable PPT files
  • Using “Allow Fast Save” Option: It is an option provided on MS PowerPoint in earlier versions. This option saves only the part of PowerPoint file that is edited. This increases the system performance, as the entire file is not saved each time when you make changes in some part of file. But, PPT file gets corrupted often when you frequently use this method to save your presentation file
  • Improper Termination of MS PowerPoint: If the PowerPoint application is terminated abnormally when Read / Write operation on the PPT file is in progress, then it might get corrupted. The application may get terminate due to sudden power outage or any other catastrophe
  • Sending the File via Mail without Zipping: If you want to the transfer the PPT files via e-mail, then it is suggested to compress them into ZIP format before sending. Otherwise, there are chances of presentation file getting corrupted

Due to above scenarios, if you lost access to PowerPoint files or it is corrupted severely, then repair presentation file using good file repair utility. Yodot PPT Repair is one of the reliable software that can be used in this case to fix corrupted presentation file and get back to its working condition.

Tool for fixing corrupt presentation file:

Yodot PPT Repair helps you to fix corrupted PowerPoint presentation files due to any of the above mentioned facts. You can fix PowerPoint files of PPT, PPTX and PPS file formats using this software. It can repair easily the MS presentation file and restores its objects like hyperlinks, OLE objects, pictures, tables, animations, smart arts, etc. The software supports different versions of MS PowerPoint on the drives of Window system. The software compatibly repairs corrupt or damaged Microsoft presentation files on any storage media on PC or laptop working on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server operating systems. In addition, you can download trial version of this software to gain practical experience on repairing corrupt PowerPoint presentation.

Repair presentation file in few clicks

  • Download and install Yodot PPT Repair on Windows computer
  • Launch the software, then you will get the main screen having option to select corrupt PowerPoint file and click on “Repair”
  • The software starts scanning the corrupt presentation file
  • Once the scanning process is successfully completed, click on “Click Here to preview file” option from the next screen to view the details of repaired PPT file
  • If you are using the demo version then select “Register” option on top right of the screen and get the full version of the software
  • Finally, specify the location where you want to save the repaired PowerPoint file and hit on “Save” option

Things to be noted

  • Compress the presentation files using WinZip before attaching them to send via mail
  • Always copy the PowerPoint file to the system if it is on removable drive and then work on it
  • Turn off “Allow fast save” option on Microsoft PowerPoint