Simple Approach to Open Damaged PPT File

Nowadays, Microsoft PowerPoint application has become essential to different types of users including IT professionals, students, professors, teachers, etc. These users are very widely making use of this application for creating important presentations about project reports, seminars, annual report, product launch, business slide shows, notes, and so on. The documents created using PowerPoint tool are usually stored as PPT or PPTX file formats depending on the version of PowerPoint tool used. .ppt is the default file extension of these presentation files created using PowerPoint 2000 and 2003 versions. Whereas, presentations files created using PowerPoint 2007, 2010, and 2013 versions are saved in PPTX formats.

However, with the wide usage of presentations, the PPT files are prone to corruption issues in many occasions. If you try to open corrupted PPT file, you may receive some error messages. One of the most common error message would be “PowerPoint can’t read abc.ppt file”. Likewise, you may encounter some other error message, when you attempt to open severely corrupted PPT file. At that point of time, your question would be how to open corrupt PPT file. Do not worry, to resolve your query like how to open corrupt PPT file, a group of technical experts have designed and developed Repair Office Documents software, which can effortlessly repair and open corrupt PPT file in few simple steps of execution. It even has potential to fix PPS files along with PPT and PPTX files with greater ease.

There are plenty of reasons behind PPT file corruption. Let’s have a look at few common scenarios that lead to corruption of PowerPoint files:

  • Abrupt Termination: PowerPoint file can easily get corrupted, when you abruptly shut down your system, when it is in use. Also when your system shut downs abruptly due to power outage when the PPT file is in use can also cause corruption to the PPT file.
  • Improper Recovery: As many data recovery tools are available in market, all those tools won’t assure you to recover your lost or deleted PPT file in a healthy condition. If you use any inappropriate recovery software to retrieve the PPT file, it can damage your PPT file, which in turn may refuse to open recovered PPT file, when attempt made to open PPT file after recovery.
  • PPT File Header Corruption: Usually, header file contains all the essential details for accessing PPT file. If such PPT header file gets corrupted, then you can’t be able to open the PPT file. PPT file header gets corrupt due to many reasons like spyware attacks, sudden power outage while PPT file is in use, etc.
  • Other Reasons: Besides, these three factors, your PPT file may also get easily corrupted due to several other reasons like presence of bad sectors on the drive where you saved PPT files, virus and malware attacks, storage media corruption, MS Office crash, and many more. To know how to fix virus infected Word files, one can follow this link

To avoid such corruption issues, you heed to have a copy of a healthy PPT file. Suppose, if you don’t have a backup of your PPT file and come across any of these corruption issues, then you can use inbuilt feature provided by PowerPoint tool “Open and Repair” option to repair and open corrupt PPT file. It fixes minor issues with PowerPoint file. But, if the severity of corruption is high, you need to rely on some powerful PPT repair tool i.e., Repair Office Documents software to repair corrupt PowerPoint file in an easy way. It scans and repairs corrupted PPT file within few couple of clicks in each of the above mentioned corruption scenarios. PPTX files can also be fixed by using this software. Additionally, using this software you can fix various file permission errors in MS Word documents, PowerPoint files in an easy way.

Features of this software:

It supports corrupt PPT file repair on all the latest versions of Windows operating systems including Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Windows server 2003 and 2008, Windows 2000, etc. This software has ability to fix damaged PPT file that is created using Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, and PowerPoint 2013 tool. Using this software, you can easily fix corrupted PPT files that are saved in any storage devices including hard disk, external hard drive, pen drive, flash drive, and many more. It repairs and recovers hyperlinks, texts, audio, video, animations, graphics, and other OLE objects from corrupted PPT file. The repaired PPT file can be previewed in after repairing PPT file using demo version itself. You can use one of the version of this software to repair damaged Microsoft Office Word doc or docx files.

Steps to Repair Corrupted Powerpoint File:

Step 1: Download & install PPT repair repair application on your system and launch it. Then "Browse" your corrupt PowerPoint file to start repair operation.

How to Open Corrupt PPT File - Welcome Screen

Fig 1: Welcome Screen

Step 2: As soon as your PPT file is repaired, you can preview it by clicking on "Preview File" option as shown in fig 2.

How to Open Corrupt PPT File - Preview Repaired PPT File

Fig 2: Preview Repaired PPT File