Java API to Export XLS to POWERPOINT or online

On Premise Java API to Export XLS to POWERPOINT or online without relying on Microsoft Excel®

How to Convert XLS to POWERPOINT via Java API

Rendering XLS to POWERPOINT is a two step process. You’ll first use Aspose.Cells for Java API to convert the given XLS document to PDF, and then by using Aspose.Pdf for Java API, you can easily convert your PDF document to POWERPOINT. Both APIs come under the collection of Aspose.Total for Java file format automation libraries.

XLS to POWERPOINT Conversion on Java

  1. Open XLS file using Workbook class
  2. Convert XLS to PDF and set SaveFormat to AUTO
  3. Load the converted PDF file using Document class
  4. Save the document to PPTX format using save method and set Pptx as SaveFormat

Get Started with Java File Format APIs

You can easily use Aspose.Total for Java directly from a Maven based project and include Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Pdf in your pom.xml.

Alternatively, you can get a ZIP file from downloads .

Java Code for XLS to POWERPOINT Conversion

Workbook book = new Workbook("input.xls");
// save XLS as PDF"pdfOutput.pdf", com.aspose.cells.SaveFormat.AUTO);
// load the PDF file using Document class
Document document = new Document("pdfOutput.pdf");
// save document in PPTX format"output.pptx", com.aspose.pdf.SaveFormat.Pptx);  

Online Converter for XLS to POWERPOINT

Try our free app for XLS to POWERPOINT conversion


  • How can I convert XLS to POWERPOINT Online?
    Online App for XLS conversion is integrated above. The conversion process involves adding your XLS file either by dragging and dropping it into the white area or clicking inside the area to import the file. Once the file is added, simply click the Convert button to start the conversion process. Once completed, you can download your newly converted POWERPOINT file with just a single click.
  • How long does it take to convert XLS?
    The speed of this online converter is largely determined by the size of the XLS file being converted. Smaller XLS files can be converted to POWERPOINT within just a few seconds. Additionally, if you have incorporated the conversion code within a Java application, the efficiency of the application will also influence the conversion process.
  • Is it safe to convert XLS to POWERPOINT using free Aspose.Total converter?
    Of course! After the conversion process is complete, a download link for the POWERPOINT file will be made available immediately. Uploaded files are deleted automatically after 24 hours, and the download links will no longer be active beyond that time frame. You can be assured that your files are safe, and file conversion, including XLS, is completely secure. The free app has been integrated primarily for testing purposes, allowing you to verify the results before integrating the code into your project.
  • What browser should I use to convert XLS?
    For online conversion, you can use any modern web browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari. However, if you are developing a desktop application, the Aspose.Total XLS Conversion API is an excellent choice as it is designed to work seamlessly in such environments.

Explore XLS Conversion Options with Java

Convert XLS to DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
Convert XLS to DOCX (Office 2007+ Word Document)
Convert XLS to PPTX (Open XML presentation Format)
Convert XLS to WORD (WordProcessing File Formats)

What is XLS File Format?

The Excel XLS file format is a widely used and well-known file format for storing spreadsheet data. It is associated with Microsoft Excel, which is one of the most popular spreadsheet software applications. XLS stands for “Excel Spreadsheet” and has been a standard file format for Excel since its early versions.

The XLS file format is binary-based, meaning that it stores data in binary form rather than using XML or text-based formatting. This makes it more efficient for storing and processing large amounts of data. XLS files can contain multiple worksheets, each consisting of cells organized in rows and columns. These cells can hold various types of data, including text, numbers, dates, formulas, and formatting.

Excel provides a wide range of features and functionalities within the XLS file format. Users can perform complex calculations using formulas, apply formatting options to enhance the visual appearance of data, create charts and graphs, and utilize various data analysis tools. Additionally, Excel supports macros, which are scripts that automate repetitive tasks or perform custom operations within the spreadsheet.

Over the years, Microsoft has introduced newer file formats like XLSX, which is based on XML and offers enhanced features and compatibility. However, the XLS format continues to be supported by Excel and can be opened and edited by newer versions of the software.

The XLS file format has become an industry standard, widely used in businesses, educational institutions, and personal applications for data analysis, reporting, financial modeling, and more. Its widespread adoption and compatibility make it a reliable choice for storing and sharing spreadsheet data.

What is POWERPOINT File Format?

PowerPoint file formats encompass the various types of files utilized to store and exchange presentations created in Microsoft PowerPoint software. These formats are tailored to accommodate the diverse functionalities and features of PowerPoint. The primary file formats for PowerPoint are .pptx and .ppt. Introduced with PowerPoint 2007, .pptx stands as the newer file format and has become the default choice since then. It employs an open XML format, enabling smaller file sizes, enhanced data recovery, and seamless integration with other Microsoft Office applications. Moreover, .pptx files can incorporate embedded media and 3D graphics.

The older file format, .ppt, was used by PowerPoint versions predating 2007. Although newer versions of PowerPoint continue to support .ppt files, they possess limitations compared to .pptx. .ppt files tend to have larger file sizes and lack support for several advanced features available in .pptx.

PowerPoint also offers the .ppsx and .ppsm file formats, primarily utilized for presentations saved as slide shows. The .ppsx format serves static presentations, while the .ppsm format supports macros and animations.

Beyond these formats, PowerPoint extends support to other file formats such as .pdf, .odp, and .potx. These formats cater to specific needs, such as sharing presentations with non-PowerPoint users or creating presentation templates.