Software to Fix PowerPoint PPT File

“One of my old PPT file is not opening in latest PowerPoint application version. I use PowerPoint 2010 and this PPT file was created on PowerPoint 2003. It includes all the critical information that was related to old strategies 5 years back in my company. Can anyone suggest me appropriate way to resolve this troublesome situation and easily access this PowerPoint PPT file?”

Microsoft PowerPoint is amazing Office tool to create files for presentations. Using this application it is easy to create professional presentations to make seminars more attractive. You can add attributes like text, pictures, clip art, sound, animation, etc. to create more interactive presentation files. MS Office PowerPoint 2003 and previous versions would create presentation files with .ppt format. However, all latter versions from PowerPoint 2007 onwards, presentation files are saved with .pptx file format. In this article, let us discuss why PPT files may not open in PowerPoint.

Generally, a PPT file may refuse to open in MS PowerPoint when it is corrupted due to following reasons:

  • Software conflicts when PPT file is being edited in PowerPoint may sometimes damage the file
  • Improper way of moving PowerPoint PPT files from one storage location to another (especially externally drive) will make the files inaccessible
  • Improper compression / conversion methods imposed on PPT file may corrupt it severely
  • Further, unsecure transfer of PPT files over network, which causes CRC error; frequent forceful termination of PowerPoint and other factors counts for the same

When you face any of these scenarios and incur unreadable PowerPoint PPT files then do not lose hope. This kind of scenarios can be handled by repairing PowerPoint PPT files using reliable file repair tool.

PowerPoint PPT file repair software:

Using Yodot PPT Repair tool is the best way to safely fix corrupted PPT files that refuse to open in Microsoft PowerPoint. Its read-only strategies will securely fix all kinds of presentation file errors like cannot open PowerPoint file, PowerPoint failed to open file in safe mode, invalid file format and so on. It has caliber to fix presentation files created using MS PowerPoint 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 versions. Thus, one can utilize this tool to repair PPT and PPTX files that are damaged in different scenarios. In addition, this tool can repair PPS files that do not open in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 OS based computers.

Procedure to mend PowerPoint PPT files:

  • Download and install the software on your Windows PC
  • Once the software gets installed completely, launch it by clicking on desktop shortcut / from Start menu
  • Now, browse and select the corrupt PowerPoint PPT file that has to be repaired
  • Soon after choosing PPT file, click on “Repair” button to commence repair process
  • Next window you can see the status bar showing progress of scanning process
  • After scanning ends, view the fixed PowerPoint presentation file using ‘Preview’ option
  • At last save this fixed file in a desired location on your system

Important Tips:

  • Before conducting any actions like compression, conversion, etc. on important PPT files, backup a copy of file
  • Avoid forceful termination of PowerPoint while editing any PPT file in it