Why to Convert
As a C++ developer, you may need to integrate the feature of PS to POTX conversion inside your C++ applications. This conversion is necessary to make sure that the documents are compatible with the latest versions of the software.
How Aspose.Total Helps for PS to POTX Conversion
Aspose.Total for C++ is a comprehensive package of APIs that helps developers to easily integrate features like PS to POTX conversion into their C++ applications. It includes two APIs, Aspose.PDF for C++ and Aspose.Slides for C++, which can be used to export PS to PPTX and convert PPTX to POTX respectively. Both of these APIs are easy to use and provide a wide range of features that can be used to customize the output documents. Moreover, Aspose.Total for C++ also provides a number of other APIs that can be used to add more features to your C++ applications.
C++ API to Export PS to POTX
Get Started with C++ File Automation APIs
Install from command line as
nuget install Aspose.Total.Cpp or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with
Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .
// load PS file with an instance of Document class auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(u"template.ps"); // save PS as PPTX format doc->Save(u"PptxOutput.pptx", SaveFormat::Pptx); // instantiate a Presentation object that represents a PPTX file SharedPtr<Presentation> prs = MakeObject<Presentation>(u"PptxOutput.pptx"); // save the presentation as Potx format prs->Save(u"output.potx", Aspose::Slides::Export::SaveFormat::Potx);
Change Password of PS Document via C++
In the process of rendering PS to POTX, you can open a password protected PS and also change its password. In order to change the password of a PS file, you must know the owner password of that document. You can load password protected PDF document with Aspose.PDF for C++ by specifying its owner password and use ChangePasswords method to change the password.
// load an existing PS Document auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(L"input.ps", L"owner"); // change password of PS Document doc->ChangePasswords(L"owner", L"newuser", L"newuser"); // save the document doc->Save(L"output.Doc");
Add Images From Web in POTX File via C++
After converting PS to POTX, you can also add images from web to your output document. Aspose.Slides for C++ supports operations with images in these popular formats: JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, and others. You can add one or several images on your computer onto a slide in a presentation. This sample code in C++ shows you how to add an image to a POTX file
// instantiate a Presentation object that represents a POTX file auto pres = System::MakeObject<Presentation>("output.potx"); // get slide auto slide = pres->get_Slides()->idx_get(0); // initialize Web Client auto webClient = System::MakeObject<WebClient>(); // get image data auto imageData = webClient->DownloadData(System::MakeObject<Uri>(u"[REPLACE WITH URL]")); // add image auto image = pres->get_Images()->AddImage(imageData); // add picture frame slide->get_Shapes()->AddPictureFrame(ShapeType::Rectangle, 10.0f, 10.0f, 100.0f, 100.0f, image); // save updated file pres->Save(u"updated.potx", SaveFormat::Potx);
Explore PS Conversion Options with C++
What is PS File Format?
The PS (PostScript) file format is a page description language developed by Adobe Systems. It is commonly used for printing and is supported by a wide range of printers and imaging devices. PS files contain instructions that describe how elements such as text, images, and graphics should be rendered on a printed page.
PS files are created by applications that generate PostScript output, such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, or other graphics software. They are primarily used in professional printing workflows, where high-quality and consistent output is required.
The PS file format is based on a stack-based programming language, where commands and operands are placed on a stack and executed in a sequential manner. This allows for precise control over page layout, typography, color, and other printing parameters.
PS files are typically text-based and can be opened and edited with a text editor. They consist of a series of ASCII characters that represent the PostScript code. The code describes the arrangement and appearance of objects on a page, including text positioning, image placement, and graphical transformations.
While PS files are primarily used for printing, they can also be converted to other formats for digital distribution or further processing. For example, PS files can be converted to PDF (Portable Document Format) files, which are widely supported and can be easily viewed and printed on various devices.
What is POTX File Format?
POTX is a file format used in Microsoft PowerPoint to store presentation templates. It is part of the Office Open XML (OOXML) format introduced in PowerPoint 2007 and is an evolution of the older POT format. The “X” in POTX signifies the XML-based nature of the format.
POTX files contain pre-designed slide layouts, formatting, and styles that can be applied to new presentations. These templates serve as a starting point for creating consistent and visually appealing slideshows. They can include placeholders for text, images, charts, tables, and other multimedia elements, allowing users to customize the content while maintaining a consistent design.
The use of POTX files offers several advantages. They allow users to save time and effort by reusing predefined layouts and designs, ensuring a consistent look and feel across presentations. They also enable organizations to establish brand identity and enforce corporate design standards by providing templates with company-specific branding elements.
To use a POTX file, users can simply open it in PowerPoint or select it as a template when creating a new presentation. PowerPoint provides editing tools to modify the template and customize the content as needed. Additionally, users can save their own customized templates in the POTX format for future use or sharing with others.
POTX files are widely compatible with different versions of PowerPoint on various platforms, including Windows, macOS, and mobile devices. They provide a convenient way to streamline the presentation creation process and maintain consistency in visual design and formatting.