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How to Extract All Images At Once from a MS Office File


Microsoft Office is one of the most popular app used by almost every windows users. Even though there are other similar kind of office suits still MS Office still has the large chunk of users. Now in MS Office, MS word is most commonly used app as you can use it for almost anything from creating reports to short stories. Another MS Office app is MS PowerPoint for creating presentation. Now if you have PowerPoint presentation with lots of images which is mostly the case or a word document having lots of images that you want to use then you have to save each image from a file one by one.

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Although, saving images individually shouldn’t be a problem, but you can surely save few minutes if you can extract all the images from MS office document at once. We can achieve this with a simple workaround. Good thing about this workaround is that your original file will remain as it is because you will be changing it to .zip extension before you  try to extract the images. Here is how you can extract all the images from MS Office files at once.

How to Extract All Images At Once from a MS Office File

Note: This will not work with .DOC extension. As it requires X extension like DOCX to work.

Before you proceed, note that this will only work with DOCX, PPTX and XLSX extensions. Follow below given steps to do the same.

Step 1: The first thing you should do is change the extension of your MS office document to .zip. Basically, if you have a Word document as Presentation.docs then rename it to presentation.zip.

Step 2: Once done, right-click on the zipped file and select Extract.

Step 3: Now open the extracted file and find Word file inside it. If you have Powerpoint document then find PPT folder inside and open it.

Step 4: Next, inside Word / PPT folder find sub folder named as Media.

Step 5: Open Media folder and there you will find all the images used in that document.

That’s it! Now select all the images and copy them any other folder. If you want to use the file again in the same format then simply change the extension back to .Docs or whatever it was earlier.