Hearing from any PowerPoint user, “my PowerPoint presentation cannot be opened”, is not a new thing. In fact, it is quite a common problem. Many times, it happens because of corruption, PowerPoint file gets corrupt and cannot be opened. Even if you try to open it, again and again the same problem occurs. You cannot head any further. A lot of reasons are responsible for corruption of PowerPoint file. Whatever may be the reason, your only concern is to recover PowerPoint file. You can recover it by applying different methods. For good results, choose a PowerPoint recovery software.
To illustrate this problem, first of all keep in mind that MS-PowerPoint file gets corrupt even when you are working with it. It stops you from doing any work. In addition to this it throws an error message as described below:
“This is not a PowerPoint Presentation.”
"PowerPoint cannot open the type of file represented by [filename].ppt."
When you try to open corrupt presentation, you receive messages like, low memory or low system resources. Additionally, you suffer data loss as your file refuses to open. All the data of the PowerPoint presentation remains untouched.
All these error messages appear on the screen because of damaged or destroyed PowerPoint presentation or file.
You can easily open damaged PowerPoint presentation by following undermentioned steps:
Insert the Slides into a Blank Presentation:
1. Go to File menu >> New.
2. Select a blank presentation.
3.Go to Insert menu >> Slides From File.
4.Locate the corrupt presentation in the appearing dialog box.
5.Select the presentation and select Insert.
6.Save the presentation.
Corrupt presentation slides must be pasted into a new presentation.
To save the presentation use RTF formatting.
After performing these steps, you can open a PowerPoint presentation. If, you cannot open it, then there is a need to opt for third party PowerPoint Recovery tools. These tools recover PowerPoint files by applying advanced scanning algorithms. A detailed documentation is provided with the software so that no difficulty is faced while using the software. Check the features of the software using a demo version, if available.
Stellar Phoenix PowerPoint Recovery tool can recover PowerPoint files and the data of the file such as color, font name, images, charts, and more. Even its headers and footers can be recovered using this software. The tool shows compatibility with Windows Vista, XP, 7, 2000, and NT, and recovers presentations created with MS PowerPoint 2007, 2003, 2002, and 2000 are supported by this software.
Here is a fix to open corrupt Powerpoint files