How to Save PowerPoint Slides as SVG Files?

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In PowerPoint, we were able to Save our Presentation Slides in many other Formats including Image Files such as JPEG, Bmp, Emf, TIf and many others. Now we can also Save our Presentations Slides as SVG Files. Procedure that will be described in the following post.

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First of all, what is a SVG File: A file with the SVG file extension is most likely a Scalable Vector Graphics file. Files in this format use an XML-based text format to describe how the image should appear. Since text is used to describe the graphic, an SVG file can be scaled to different sizes without losing quality—in other words, the format is resolution independent. This is why website and print graphics are often built in the SVG format, so they can be resized to fit different designs in the future. Source: https://www.lifewire.com/svg-file-4120603

In the image below, we can see our Presentation and all the Slides that contain it.

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

Then, we must select the File tab so we can move into Backstage View, and then from the left of the task pane we select the category Export as shown below. Then from the middle of the Export task pane we select the command Change File Type as we can see.

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

Once the Change File Type command is selected from the Export area of the task pane, at the right we can see most of the available File Types that we can change our Presentation into. This area is separated into three categories of File Types which are the following:

  • Presentation File Types
  • Image File Types
  • Other File Types

In order for us to Save our Presentation as an SVG Image File, we must select the Save As command located under the area named Other File Types as shown in the image below.

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

Once we select the command Save As, the Save As dialog box appears as shown below. In this dialog box, we select the drop-down menu at the right of the command Save As Type. Once the drop-down menu appears, we locate and select Scalable Vector Graphic Format (*.svg).

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

Next, we define where the File will be stored and then in the text pane next to the command File Name, we type in the Name that we want for our File. Finally, we press the Save button and that is it. Our Presentation will be saved as a Scalable Vector Graphics Format (*.svg).

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

Once we select the Save command an Informational Microsoft Dialog box appears, asking us Which Slides Do We Want To Export?

We can either select All Slides, Just This One (meaning the active Slide) or Cancel (we cancel the procedure).

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

Once we have selected what we want, again an Informational Microsoft PowerPoint dialog box appears, mentioning: Each Slide In Our Presentation Has Been Saved As A Separate File In the Folder ******

How To Save Slides as SVG Files In PowerPoint

A simple and quick procedure, exporting our Presentations Slides into Scalable Vector Graphics Format (*.svg).

Below you can check out the video describing How To Save PowerPoint Slides as SVG Files.

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