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Free POTM to XLAM conversion via python

Use free app or Python SDK to convert between POTM & XLAM as well as several popular formats from Microsoft® PowerPoint.

Python Code for Converting POTM to XLAM

#Converting POTM to HTML
folder_name = "/"
file_name = "file.POTM"
out_path = "/" + file_name
asposeslidescloud.slides_api.copy_file("/" + file_name, folder_name + "/" + file_name)
asposeslidescloud.slides_api.save_presentation(file_name, 'HTML', out_path, None, "password", folder_name)

    #Converting HTML to XLAM
folder_name = "/"
file_name = "file.HTML"
out_path = "/" + file_name
asposeslidescloud.slides_api.copy_file("/" + file_name, folder_name + "/" + file_name)
asposeslidescloud.slides_api.save_presentation(file_name, 'XLAM', out_path, None, "password", folder_name)

How to convert POTM to XLAM in Cloud Apps

  1. Initialize WordsApi and CellsApi with Client Id, Client Secret, Base URL & API version
  2. Set ConvertDocumentRequest with parameters local file name and format as HTML
  3. Call WordsApi convertDocument to convert POTM document to HTML
  4. Initialize SaveOption from CellsAPI with parameters SaveFormat as XLAM
  5. Call cellsSaveAsPostDocumentSaveAs method to convert POTM file to XLAM

Get Started with Aspose.Total REST APIs

  1. Create an account at Dashboard to get free API quota & authorization details
  2. Get Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells Cloud SDKs for Python source code from Aspose.Words GitHub and Aspose.Cells GitHub repos to compile/use the SDK yourself or head to the Releases for alternative download options.
  3. Also have a look at Swagger-based API Reference for Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells to know more about the REST API.

How to Convert PowerPoint POTM to other formats

You can use Aspose.Slides to transform POTM files into HTML format. Then, you can input the HTML files to any of the APIs in Aspose.Total, such as Aspose.Words, Aspose.Cells, Aspose.PDF, Aspose.Email, Aspose.Diagram, Aspose.Tasks, Aspose.3D, Aspose.HTML. This will allow you to output the files in hundred of different formats.

To see the full list of supported formats, please check the Aspose.Total Cloud page.

How to convert MS PowerPoint POTM to Image formats

Aspose.Slides Cloud SDK produces few quick and easy ways to convert MS PowerPoint files to various image formats similar to what we have done above for XLAM: by direct REST API calls or using SDKs. There are multiple image formats accessible for converting PowerPoint slides with Aspose.Slides Cloud APIs - JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, and TIFF.

  1. Create SlidesApi class instance to convert POTM document
  2. Call Convert method of SlidesApi class instance for conversion from POTM and provide desired format as 2nd parameter.

How to Convert POTM to PDF

For POTM to PDF, you need to go to the web page POTM to PDF and upload the POTM file from your device. Then, you need to click on the “Convert” button and wait for the conversion to finish. After that, you can download the PDF file to your device.

How to Convert Webpage to XLAM format

For Webpage to XLAM format conversion, you need to go to the website Webpage to XLAM and enter the URL of the webpage you want to convert in the input box. Then, you need to click on the “Convert” button and wait for the conversion to finish. After that, you can download the XLAM file to your device.

FAQ

  • What is POTM Format?
    Files with POTM extension are Microsoft PowerPoint template files with support for Macros. POTM files are created with PowerPoint 2007 or above and contains default settings that can be used to create further presentation files. These settings can include styles, backgrounds, colour palette, fonts and defaults along with macros that consist of custom functions for doing particular task. They may also be opened by a previous version of PowerPoint with Open XML document support installed. POTM files can be opened in Microsoft PowerPoint for editing like any other PowerPoint file.
  • What is XLAM Format?
    XLAM is an Macro-Enabled Add-In file that is used to add new functions to spreadsheets. An Add-In is a supplemental program that runs additional code and provides additional functionality for spreadsheets. XLAM files are stored with the .xlam extension. XLAM files are XML-based files similar to XLSM and XLSX file formats and are saved with ZIP compression to reduce the overall file size.
  • How can I get started with Aspose.Total REST APIs?
    Quickstart not only guides through the initialization of Aspose.Total Cloud API, it also helps in installing the required libraries.
  • Where can I see the release notes for Aspose.Total Cloud API?
    Complete release notes can be reviewed at Aspose.Total Cloud Documentation.
  • Is it safe to convert POTM to XLAM in the Cloud?
    Of course! Aspose Cloud uses Amazon EC2 cloud servers that guarantee the security and resilience of the service. Please read more about Aspose's Security Practices.
  • What file formats are supported by Aspose.Total Cloud API?
    Aspose.Total Cloud can convert file formats from any product family to any other product family to PDF, DOCX, XPS, image(TIFF, JPEG, PNG BMP), MD and more. Checkout the complete list of supported file formats.
  • I can not find the SDK for my favorite language. What should I do?
    Aspose.Total Cloud is also available as a Docker Container. Try using it with cURL in case your required SDK is not available yet.