Microsoft Power Point Viewer can open any powerpoint (post 1997), including .pptx. It can be downloaded for free.
If you right click you can select Print.
if you have a PDF printer installed, then you print to PDF and you are done.
There are many good free PDF printers out there.
You can start another question if you have particular intrest in them.
Online Solution. No Software Required.
Try Google Drive.
Upload your .ppt file to Google Drive.
Open the file and from the File Menu, Select Download as where you will find the option of PDF Document.
I use this feature a lot.
You should try Kingsoft Office. It is known as being more friendly with Office formats than OpenOffice/LibreOffice.
Another (non free) program that can do this is Smart Draw. It's rather expensive and I haven't used it in a while but it always had good quality.
In PowerPoint 2010, open the presentation that you want to export to HTML.
Press Alt+F11, this opens VB for Apps.
Press Ctrl+G, this opens the Immediate pane.
In the Immediate pane, type the following, and then press the Enter key:
ActivePresentation.SaveAs "<Drive>:\users\<username>\desktop\<filename>.htm", ppSaveAsHTML, msoFalse
If you have access to Power Point 2010 or later you can:
Create your presentation.
(Optional) Record and add narration and timings to a slide show and Turn your mouse into a laser pointer.
Save the presentation.
On the File menu, click Save & Send.
Under Save & Send, click Create a video.
To display all video quality and size options, under Create a ...
Besed on @Franck.
What I am doing is 1: Faking an external monitor. Don't need any software for that (https://superuser.com/a/796884/185370).
Then I present the presentation. One one monitor the presentation, and on the second (fake) montior the notes.
I am connect to the computer with any remote desktop software (realvnc, ultravnc, teamviewer, etc'), ...
even I had suffered the same. adobe pdf reader does fail to copy the symbols to doc. i used Nitro later. worked ok but not satisfying yet.
Then i used Sumatra. met my needs pretty well.
been using it for past 3 years.
it easily converted the entire pdf to .doc. saved much of my labor.
mathematical symbols untampered.
I'm not sure it fits exactly what you want, but I'm thinking of 1 add-in that I find helpful for managing large decks, called Power-user.
There is an Agenda builder that allows to navigate easily within the presentation.
How it works:
- You get a pane on the right that lists all the slides
- The titles are visible and you can click on any title to navigate ...
Too long for a comment, so I will post as an answer, although it is not exactly what you ask for, parts of this should be acceptable.
If you do not get a solution, which seems likely, because MS tended to keep their proprietary binary formats very private, don’t give up.
Just do what I would have done in the first place anyway; unless there is some ...
Open your PPT/PPTX file in LibreOffice Impress.
Export it to HTML.
Optionally, import the HTML into LibreOffice Writer.
You can also perform the conversions from command-line using headless LibreOffice, the command line should be something like this:
soffice --headless --convert-to html input.ppt
Gratis, open source.
I you'd like an open source alternative to PowerPoint / Office:
LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.
LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market.
Have a look at Zoom.
it reliably imported my 1200 slides
it works offline. I checked that by denying Internet access via the Windows Firewall.
it's a $89 one time price, which might be affordable for students
I could easily merge slides of different presentations to a new presentation
Since it works offline, I doubt it can share slides for a group ...
You can try "Intelli Power Point":
It displays the slideshow after replace the keywords in your powerpoint PPT file by your SQL query result, and keep update the PPT again in every loop of the slideshow with the updated SQL data.
Very easy to use, there is a built-in demo PPT and local SQL server with the software, ...
LibreOffice Impress has the following features:
Free, Gratis & Open Source
Cross Platform (Windows, OS-X & Linux)
Just about all of the power of PowerPoint
Export as html with a choice of image formats, (each slide will be an image).
Full GUI for designing your slideshows
Presenter mode, (i.e. Slides on one screen with timer, notes & preview on ...
After the recommendation of @Izzy I decide to give a better illustrate answer and come up with this Slide Manager that offeres a central, searchable library and I am quoting what they are describing on the page:
Find and Consolidate Duplicate Slides Quickly and Easily: you can
select a slide, and find all other slides in your library that are
Given your ideals of single file deployment and the ability to use the training material as reference I would strongly suggest converting the existing material to and generating new material as ebooks.
A first look for converting your existing files:
ppt -> OpenOffice Impress -> HTML -> Calibre -> ebook format.
The ebooks will normally be:
As a file format I would recommend ShockWave Flash. It can be opened by any browser that has Adobe Flash Player plugin installed (all browsers in these days).
Libreoffice can open (import) pptx files and export them as swf objects than can be embedded in any webpage.
You can then embed it in html with:
You'll have to ...
If you are looking for an easy online tool that has no registration or download required, you can try online2pdf. I have used them in the past with no problems whatsoever. I have never found my information to be exposed or abused.
It can convert a variety of document and picture formats to PDF, including pptx. You can upload multiple files at a time to put ...