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by AJ George
As an eLearning developer, sometimes you’re given a completed PowerPoint project and told to “fix it” or you need to use it in another program (such as Captivate). Often the presentation is given to you as a .ppt or .pptx file and does not have separate audio or image files.
While there is no way from within PowerPoint to directly extract audio and image files from a presentation, there is a workaround.
Note: In this scenario, your working file must have a PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 file extension (.pptx, .ppsx, .pptm, .ppsm or .potm)
- With the PowerPoint presentation closed, right-click the file and choose Rename.
- Change the name of the presentation by adding a .zip to the end of it. (e.g. filename.pptx.zip).
- Click Yes if the following dialog box appears after changing the name.