How to Convert Xps to Powerpoint

Updated April 17, 2017

XPS (Open XML Paper Specification) is an extension for files written in a page description language and a fixed-document format originally created by Microsoft. PowerPoint is a commonly used presentation program developed by Microsoft, and is a key component of Microsoft's "Office" package. In order to convert from XPS to PowerPoint (PPT), a conversion program must be downloaded and used. Many of these programs are available for online download as free trial versions.

Download and install Able2Extract XPS Converter v.6.0 (see Resources).

Run the conversion program on the desktop. Click the "Add File..." button. Select an XPS file for conversion. Click "Add."

Click on the "Output Type" menu. Select "PPT (*.ppt)."

Click the "Browse" button next to the "Output" field. Select a target destination for the converted PPT file. Click "OK."

Click the "Convert" button to begin the conversion process.

Download and install Free gDoc Creator.

Run the program on the desktop. Click the "Open..." button below the "Input" area. Select an XPS file to convert. Click "Open."

Click on the "Document Type:" menu in the "Convert Format" area of the screen. Select "Microsoft PowerPoint."

Click "Browse..." in the "Convert Format" area. Select a destination folder for the converted PPT file. Click "OK."

Click the "Convert" button at the top-centre of the window. Press the "X" button next to the "Convert" button at any time during the conversion process to stop.

Things You'll Need

  • XPS file (*.xps)
  • conversion program
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