[CentOS] Extract text from Microsoft PowerPoint files

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Wed Oct 15 02:53:00 UTC 2008

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:13:55PM -0400, Yanagisawa, Koji wrote:
> Hello CentOS people,
> I'm wondering if there are command tools like antiword and docx2txt for 
> Microsoft PowerPoint files (.ppt and .pptx).  The idea is to extract 
> text from PowerPoint files.  Sorry this isn't exactly about CentOS, but 
> I'd really like it if Yum has something.  I tried xlhtml, but it hasn't 
> been updated in a while and isn't exactly wanting to work on CentOS 5.

Note QUITE what you're asking for, but OOo (OpenOffice.Org) reads
and presents powerpoint files quite nicely...

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