Many of you would agree that the most commonly used file formats by business users is Microsoft Office documents. It is a readily available format which is easy to work with. With the growing usage of MS Office in business as well as the daily lives of people around the globe, one comes across many apps available in the software market which provide the advanced functionality of any Office product. Among these, Microsoft PowerPoint is a universally used program for creating presentations. You can easily create slide with many dynamic designs and there are hardly any compatibility issues with this program.
Since people work with presentations on a daily basis, it is a handy tool for providing feedback on the tasks, presenting an innovative idea or attending a monthly meeting. To gather feedback from colleagues and your peers, you need to collaborate and share your presentations. Thus, you need to actively manage those presentations while working on multiple developer's platforms. In such a scenario, a dynamic PowerPoint component which provides support to many file formats comes in handy. It ensures that you don't have to install Microsoft Office to manage a presentation. With the help of Aspose PowerPoint component, developers are provided with a powerful and advanced tool to read, write or manipulate PowerPoint documents (PPT, PPTX, POS, PPS, POTX, PPSX) PDF, HTML and image file formats without using Microsoft PowerPoint.
How Does it Work?
Aspose.Slides provides support for multiple platforms such as:
- Reporting Services
Aspose.Slide comes separately and as a complete product family with five individual components for the above mentioned platforms. It also offers REST APIs for creating and manipulating presentations in the Cloud. For .NET and Java platforms, Aspose provides support for a wide variety of formats including PPT, PPS, POT and PresentationML (OOXML, PPTX). For SharePoint developers, it aims to provide them with capabilities to convert various PowerPoint file formats to PDF, TIFF or XPS formats without losing the layout and fidelity of the original presentation. Similarly, Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services is the only solution that allows you to generate reports in Microsoft PowerPoint PPT, PPTX, PPS and PPSX formats from Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008 Reporting Services while component for JasperReports lets you export reports to PPT and PPS. You can also convert a presentation to TIFF, PDF, XPS, PPTX, ODP, PPSX, PPTM, PPSM, POTX, POTM, HTML and image formats using the REST APIs in the Cloud.
You can also create an advanced PowerPoint presentation without using Microsoft PowerPoint. Aspose.Slides for .NET and Java provides developers capabilities to create an entirely new presentation using C# and Visual Basic code. It is not only an easy process but also provides advantages such as:
- Use of managed code only.
- No need for the Microsoft Office runtime to be installed.
- Can be used as a client-side component or as a server side component.
- Deployment is easy since Aspose.Slides is contained in a single DLL.
Using the rest of the Aspose.Slides products, you can convert PowerPoint presentations in other formats, export reports as well as manipulate these presentations accordingly. Such a spectrum of features and capabilities has ensured Aspose.Slides to become one of the most readily used products by developers.