Save your slides as pictures

PowerPoint 2016
If you want to make your presentation non-modifiable, you save it to *.pdf format or *.ppsx format (PowerPoint Show format - see Automatically show your presentation). However, if you want to publish the presentation on your personal or corporate Web site, the better option is to export slides as separate pictures.

    I.    Save slides as pictures – to do so, follow the next steps:

    1.    On the File tab, click the Save As... and then choose one of the picture formats:

Save as pictures in PowerPoint 365

Note: JPEG File Interchange Format (*.jpg) is usually the best option; it is widely supported and uses compression for making files smaller.

    2.    After choosing the format, click Save.

    3.    In the Microsoft PowerPoint dialog box, you can:

  • Save all slides like different pictures in the folder with the name of your presentation
  • Save just this one slide with the name of your presentation
Save slides as pictures in PowerPoint 365

    II.    In the presentation, you can insert every saved picture – see Fast way to create photo album in PowerPoint:

Photo album in PowerPoint 365

You can delete the first slide.

Sure, it will work only if you don't use any action in your presentation.
To save animation in the new presentation, you need to save as a picture of all parts of the animation step-by-step.

In the final presentation, locate all step-by-step pictures in order for the animation to appear. Technically it means to have several new slides in place of one with animation, visually you won't see the difference.

Note: If your PowerPoint presentation includes a lot of pictures, then the file size will be bigger than the original one.

See also this tip in French: Enregistrer vos diapositives sous forme d'images.

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