PowerPoint 2013 Crashed When Opening File

Hello everyone, I have a PPT 2013 file on which I worked for one month. The PPT file contains essential details about my academic project. Yesterday when I tried to open the file suddenly the PowerPoint 2013 application crashed. I tried to open it multiple times and also tried on other systems but no use. I need to fix the issue soon because I need to submit the file to my project guide. Any suggestions will be gratefully appreciated.

As per the above mentioned case, it is clear that the problem is with file not with the application. Such instances occur when PPT file is corrupt and as a result it will make you hurdle up. Let’s see some other regular scenarios which end up with PPT file corruption:

  • Unwanted changes occur in file due to CRC error
  • Errors during Microsoft PowerPoint application upgrade
  • Abrupt system termination while working on PPT file

The following list of errors will be encountered while opening corrupt PPT file:

  • PowerPoint cannot open the type of file represented by abc.ppt
  • This is not a PowerPoint presentation
  • Part of the file missing

Whenever you stick with above errors don’t feel bad because a simple process is waiting to guide you. Let’s check about it.

  1. Open Windows explorer by pressing Windows + E buttons
  2. Browse the path of corrupt PPT file
  3. Right click on the file and choose open with
  4. Now choose the program to open the file
  5. Tick mark ‘Always use the selected program to open this kind of file’
  6. Finally click on ‘OK’ button

In some cases the above manual process may not work. But, don’t worry because you still have an alternate solution to make use of. Let’s see more about it.

Preeminent resolution to solve the problem

If PowerPoint crashed when opening file, then you have to opt for a predefined tool like Yodot PPT Repair application. It is an ultimate tool which can easily fix severely corrupted and inaccessible PPT files. It first repairs and then retrieves all the contents available in the particular file such as text formatting, fonts, OLE objects, headers, footers, clip arts, template, etc. To avail all the features available in it, you require operating systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003 and 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

Step by step process to run software

Download Yodot PPT Repair utility on your Windows system -> Install it by using instructions available on screen -> You will find ‘Browse’ button on first screen of the program -> Click on it and locate the corrupt PPT file which you want to fix -> After browsing the exact location, trigger ‘Repair’ button which is available at down right corner of same screen -> Allow it to scan and repair the file -> Once it is done, you can preview first five slides of the presentation to confirm -> At last save repaired file to desired target folder.