Ade Malsasa Akbar contact
Senior author, Open Source enthusiast.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 14:27

ODP (OpenDocument Presentation) is an open standard for digital document format comparable to Microsoft PPTX. We use LibreOffice Impress to access odp files. By using soffice command line, you can convert multiple odp files at once. Imagine you have 1000 odp files and need to have them as pdf as soon as possible. Then this command is for you. We use some odp templates from to demonstrate the process.

soffice --headless --convert-to pdf *.odp

Important note: you should close all running LibreOffice windows before running this command otherwise it won't work.

The sample result is shown below. Left = odp, right = pdf.

As the references, we use three samples of LibreOffice Impress template from: