How to Repair PowerPoint File That Refuse to Open?

You might face a situation where your PowerPoint file refuses to open and pop up error message indicating about presentation file corruption. Later you would have tried opening the same PPT file using “Open and Repair” command. But if that did not help and still you are unable to open and view the PowerPoint file, don’t get upset. Read this page to know the correct method to repair Microsoft PowerPoint file that is not opening due to some errors.

Many users across the world refer Microsoft PowerPoint format for creating and demonstrating presentations for different purposes. The PowerPoint application is unique and no other file format can substitute it. However, the PPT files are condemned for being oversensitive and susceptible to many errors. Sometimes when you try to open PPT file it does not get opened and throws error message like “PowerPoint cannot open the type of file represented by filename.ppt”, “PPT file not opening PowerPoint”, etc.

It is a sign that your PPT presentation is corrupted. Hence you have to act quickly to repair your presentation file. There are lots of factors accountable for corruption or damage of PPT/PPTX files. Some of them are listed below:

  • Application malfunction due to improper installation of MS Office on your PC can make damage PowerPoint files
  • PPT file gets corrupted because of improper way of recovering a deleted/lost PowerPoint by using unreliable PowerPoint
  • Errors such as power outages, unexpected system shutdown, loss of internet connectivity, etc while downloading PPT presentation file from net would lead to damage of PowerPoint file structure
  • Forcefully closing PowerPoint file while you are editing it can make it corrupt
  • Change the PowerPoint file format to another and back to original format (for example from PPT to PPTX and again from PPTX to PPT) may also corrupt your PPT file

At this moment, the only one question that crawls in your mind is how to repair PPT and access your presentation file. Initially it may look that it is difficult task. But repairing corrupted or broken PPT file is very simple with the help of good file repair software like Yodot PPT Repair.

Overview of PowerPoint Repair Tool

Yodot PPT Repair is such wonderful software that repairs PPT/PPTX/PPS presentations after any kind of corruption and errors. You can successfully repair and recover slides, objects, images, animation effects, text, etc from corrupted PPT file. It also supports all versions of Microsoft PowerPoint from 2000 to 2010. PPT repair is a read only program that does not change or alter structure or settings of presentation file during the repair process. This utility repairs PPT files very safely just in few steps. With a self-explanatory interface this software becomes a requisite application for all those users who regularly work in MS PowerPoint and often face corruption issues.

Steps that should be followed while repairing PPT File

  • Download Yodot PPT Repair software to your computer or laptop
  • Install it and then run to start the repair procedure
  • Follow the commands which you can see on the screen
  • Select damaged or corrupted PPT / PPTX / PPS file
  • Hit on “Repair” button to initiate the repair process
  • You can now see ongoing repair progress in the progress bar
  • Finally, preview repaired PPT file to ensure right recovery

Helpful Tips

  • Close Microsoft PowerPoint file properly after completing your work
  • Make use of any proficient download management software to avoid errors during PPT file download
  • Backup important PPT files so that you can restore it from backup copy in case if corruption occurs