Software fails to open .pptx files

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Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by hunthk » Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:48 pm

Are there any known issues with this software failing to open .pptx files? I tried to open a file several times, and in the middle of the "loading" screen, it just exits the program. Is my ppt file too big? Do I need to convert it to another format before I open it?

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Re: Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by sven-l » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:38 am

Presentations for Android comes with the same file filters as the Windows version. Opening a .pptx file should be no problem. But if you run out of Memory (RAM) and the file is too big, Presentations has no chance to open your file. Please try with smaller files.

You can also send us the affected file for inspection by e-mailing it to forum (at) softmaker.de
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Re: Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by hunthk » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:35 pm

Thank you, I did notice that smaller files can be opened. Unfortunately, most of my files for work are quite large (>15MB) . :(

But I understand that hardware issues can limit the software.

Thanks so much for the response.

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Re: Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by martin-k » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:47 pm

It really depends on the type of content if 15 MBytes could pose a problem or not. 15 MBytes with text slides shouldn't cause problems, but 15 MBytes of JPEG images (that might balloon to hundreds of MBytes when unpacked) would possibly be beyond Android's capabilities. So, we would still like to see such a file, if possible.
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Re: Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by 1svelte » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:14 am

martin-k wrote:It really depends on the type of content if 15 MBytes could pose a problem or not. 15 MBytes with text slides shouldn't cause problems, but 15 MBytes of JPEG images (that might balloon to hundreds of MBytes when unpacked) would possibly be beyond Android's capabilities. So, we would still like to see such a file, if possible.
Have a pptx file of 3.98 gig. Can't open it. A pipe dream because of size?

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Re: Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by martin-k » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:23 am

Did you really say gigabytes?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5cYgRnfFDA

Yes, that's beyond possibility.
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Re: Software fails to open .pptx files

Post by 1svelte » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:30 am

martin-k wrote:Did you really say gigabytes?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5cYgRnfFDA

Yes, that's beyond possibility.

Yep...gigabytes.
Darn...

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