Ade Malsasa Akbar contact
Senior author, Open Source enthusiast.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 10:15

PPT is a Microsoft Office proprietary binary document format, along with DOC and XLS. This command line showing how to convert multiple PPT files into ODP files. This can be considered as Microsoft PowerPoint to LibreOffice Impress documents conversion. We use here some PPT files from some different resources (mentioned below).

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

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

As the result, this picture depicts ODP result from one of PPT files (left = PPT, right = ODP):

We use these PPT files from external references as our samples: