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How to Save PowerPoint Slides as JPEG Images in 60 Seconds

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Sometimes you may want to save out your PowerPoint presentation as simple jpg slides for compatibility on practically any device. This could prepare them to go on the web, or work with any software that doesn't support pptx Powerpoint files.

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How to Save PowerPoint Slides as JPEG

Note: Watch this short tutorial screencast or follow the quick steps below, that complement this video.

1. Save PowerPoint Slides As JPEG

I'm going to go to the File tab. I'll choose Export, and then I'll click on Change File Type. Now I'll click on Save As

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Go to the File tab and choose the Export option.

2.  Compress the File Size

Let's go ahead and pick out a destination to save those and give it a file name. To save some space, let's click on Tools and choose Compress Pictures. Let's make sure the Delete cropped areas of pictures box is ticked. Then, choose Web Resolution to decrease the size of those images.

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Use the Web Resolution tool to decrease the size of the image file.

This is going to save the images in a smaller format so that the resulting JPEG images aren't way too large.

3. Save the Converted File

Now we'll go ahead and hit Save. Go to the folder where we saved our presentation, you'll see a JPEG file for each and every slide in the presentation.

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Each of these thumbnails is a JPEG image.

4. Share Your Converted Presentation

You can simply send these files over to any device that supports JPEGs to view the presentation on it. This is an easy export option that'll get your presentation working regardless of the device or software. 

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