Convert POTM to MARKDOWN via Java or Online App

On Premise Java API to export POTM to MARKDOWN without using Microsoft® Excel or PowerPoint

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You can convert POTM file to MARKDOWN via Aspose.Total for Java in two step steps. In the first step you can export POTM to HTML by using Aspose.Slides for Java . Secondly, by using Aspose.Cells for Java , you can convert HTML to MARKDOWN.

How to Convert POTM to MARKDOWN via Java

  1. Open POTM file using Presentation class
  2. Convert POTM to HTML by using save method
  3. Load HTML document by using Workbook class
  4. Save the document to MARKDOWN format using save method

POTM to MARKDOWN Conversion in Java

In order to convert POTM to MARKDOWN, you can easily use Aspose.Total for Java directly from a Maven based project and include libraries in your pom.xml.

Alternatively, you can get a ZIP file from downloads .

Free Online Converter for POTM to MARKDOWN

Convert Protected POTM to MARKDOWN via Java

Using the API, you can also open the password-protected document. If your input POTM document is password protected, you cannot convert it to MARKDOWN without using the password. The API allows you to open the encrypted document by passing the correct password in a LoadOptions object.

Convert POTM File to MARKDOWN with Watermark via Java

While converting POTM file to MARKDOWN, you can also add watermark to your output MARKDOWN file format. In order to add a watermark, create a new Workbook to open the converted HTML file. Select Worksheet via its index, create a Shape and use its addTextEffect function, set colors, transparency and more. After that you can save your HTML document as MARKDOWN with Watermark.


  • How can I convert POTM to MARKDOWN Online?
    The online app for POTM conversion integrated above. To begin the conversion process, you can either drag and drop the POTM file into the white area or click on it to import the document. Once the file has been added, simply click on the "Convert" button. After the POTM to MARKDOWN conversion is finished, you can download the converted file. With just a single click, you will receive your output MARKDOWN files.
  • How long does it take to convert POTM?
    The speed of this online converter is largely dependent on the size of the POTM file. If the POTM file is small in size, the conversion to MARKDOWN can be completed within a few seconds. Additionally, if you have integrated the conversion code within a Java application, the speed of the conversion process will depend on how well you have optimized your application for this purpose.
  • Is it safe to convert POTM to MARKDOWN using free Aspose.Total converter?
    Of course! Once the POTM to MARKDOWN conversion is complete, the download link for the converted MARKDOWN files will be immediately available. Please note that we automatically delete any uploaded files after 24 hours, and the download links will no longer be active after this time period. Your files are completely secure and private, as no one else has access to them. Our file conversion service, including POTM conversion, is completely safe to use. We offer this free app primarily for testing purposes so that you can evaluate the results before integrating the code.
  • What browser should I use to convert POTM?
    You can use any modern browser, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari, for this online conversion. However, if you are developing a desktop application, the Aspose.Total POTM Conversion API would work seamlessly.

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What is POTM File Format?

POTM is a file format used in Microsoft PowerPoint to store presentation templates that also include macros. Similar to the POTX format, POTM files are part of the Office Open XML (OOXML) format introduced in PowerPoint 2007.

The “M” in POTM stands for macros, indicating that these templates can contain VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) code that automates tasks and enhances the functionality of the presentation. This allows users to create dynamic and interactive templates that go beyond static design elements.

POTM files offer the same benefits as POTX files in terms of providing pre-designed slide layouts, formatting, and styles. However, the inclusion of macros adds an extra layer of interactivity and automation to the templates. Macros can perform tasks such as data manipulation, calculations, slide transitions, and user interactions, making presentations more engaging and efficient.

To use a POTM file, users can open it in PowerPoint or select it as a template when creating a new presentation. The macros embedded in the POTM template can be executed and interacted with during the presentation, providing enhanced functionality beyond what is possible with a standard template.

It’s important to note that due to security concerns, some systems and organizations may have restrictions on running macros in PowerPoint presentations. In such cases, users may need to adjust their security settings or obtain necessary permissions to enable the execution of macros in POTM files.

POTM files are compatible with different versions of PowerPoint on various platforms, allowing users to create and share templates with macros across different devices and environments. They provide a powerful tool for creating interactive and automated presentations, offering greater flexibility and customization options for users.

What is MARKDOWN File Format?

Markdown, a lightweight markup language widely utilized for creating formatted documents and web content, offers a user-friendly and efficient solution. With its straightforward syntax, Markdown allows users to quickly learn and apply it for various purposes. Its versatility is a key advantage, as it accommodates the creation of simple notes, to-do lists, as well as complex technical documentation and web pages. Moreover, Markdown provides flexibility by enabling easy conversion to other formats, including HTML, PDF, and DOCX, enhancing its portability.

Simplicity is another valuable aspect of Markdown. By employing a minimal syntax, it allows users to focus on the content of their documents rather than grappling with intricate formatting rules. This simplicity facilitates swift and efficient content creation, eliminating the need to dwell on formatting minutiae. Markdown also boasts compatibility with numerous tools and platforms, making it highly accessible. Notion, Obsidian, and Bear are just a few examples of popular writing and note-taking applications that support Markdown. Furthermore, Markdown files can be effortlessly shared and collaborated on through version control systems like Git, streamlining collaborative workflows.