How to Recover Corrupt PowerPoint Presentation?


Microsoft Office suite has some excellent tools. MS Word helps in documenting lengthy explanations while MS Excel is a great analytical tool. Besides MS word and Excel, PowerPoint is another extremely useful tool. Presentation files can be designed and created using the power point. It is widely used in different sectors. Corporate training sessions, marketing promotions, teaching or training purposes in education are some of its many uses. It involves a lot of time and painstaking work to prepare a presentation file. A PPT file could be very large as it contains numerous slides and various file objects. Like other files presentation files are also prone to corruption. However there are several ways to recover corrupt power point presentation.

Stellar Phoenix PowerPoint Repair: The software easily repairs corrupt PowerPoint files (.ppt/.pptx/.pptm) files to recover entire inaccessible PowerPoint data. Software efficiently restores several PowerPoint objects such as header and footer, tables, charts, etc. The Software works around almost all cases of PPT file corruption by following a reliable and risk free approach to PowerPoint recovery. Some of the features of software are listed below:


PowerPoint Repair for Presentation Files: The software conveniently repair corruption in presentation files and helps to access the PowerPoint data within shortest period of time. The mechanism applied is ingenious, ensuring no data loss during the recovery operation.

Option to Search PowerPoint Files: The Software uses a robust search algorithm to locate presentation files in the system. One can use this feature to search for a specific presentation file in case the exact file path is unknown to the user.

Simultaneous Recovery of Multiple PPT’s: The software has the ability of batch recovery in a single operation. One can use the software to repair and restore any number of presentation files at the same time.

Raw recovery for Severely Corrupt Files: This particular feature helps in performing a signature based recovery of PPT files to recover sensitive data in the most critical cases of corruption. This enable repair of even severely corrupt PPT files.

Preview Repaired Files before Saving: The software repairs corrupt PPT file and shows preview of entire slides in the presentation before saving it at a user specified location. It provides a glimpse of the actual recovery result beforehand.

Precise Recovery of all PowerPoint Objects: PowerPoint rear tool facilitate complete repair of corrupt presentation extracting every piece of recoverable information within the file such as controls, tables, modules, forms, VBA code, OLE object, Hyperlinks, header and footers, slide number etc.

Support for PowerPoint Macro Enabled file: The software allows recovery of macro enabled PowerPoint presentations. It smoothly repairs damaged PPTM files and enables to recover all PowerPoint objects along with the macros attached to the file.

Support for MS PowerPoint 2013: Besides performing a successful repair for files created in MS PowerPoint 2007 and 2003 versions, the software also supports MS PowerPoint 2013. This added functionality provides flexibility and offers a broader range of options to perfor m PPT file repair

Whenever a specific presentation file gets damaged or corrupt one needs to repair it. One can use “open and repair “ to repair corrupt file. It is a built-in repair feature provided by MS office to repair corrupt documents. It is one of the simplest and effective solutions to repair corrupt files. The steps required are listed below:


  • Open MS PowerPoint program. Click on Office Button (on top of the left side).
  • A list will appear. Click on open.
  • After that a small window will pop-up. Select corrupt file from the system directory.
  • Click on the arrow of Open button. A list will be scrolled down.
  • From the list, click on open and repair. After some seconds, the file will be repaired and opened.


Although this solution works efficiently with corrupt files, but if it does not work one must try the following solutions.


SysInfoTools has three advanced utilities for MS PowerPoint recovery. MS PowerPoint recovery can easily retrieve data from corrupt files of MS PowerPoint 2003 and its later versions. MS PowerPoint PPTX recovery can recover data from corrupt PPTX files of MS PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Last but not the least; MS PowerPoint PPTM recovery recovers data from corrupt PowerPoint files which support open XML macro enabled format. All the above tools are enhanced with user friendly interface that is self-descriptive interface.

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