PHP API to Convert XLSX to POTM or Online App

Export XLSX document to POTM via PHP without using Microsoft® Powerpoint or Microsoft® Excel.


Aspose.Total for PHP via Java is a comprehensive suite that provides a wide range of features for working with Excel spreadsheets, Powerpoint presentations as well as Barcode gerneration and recognition. With Aspose.Total for PHP via Java, you can easily add XLSX to POTM conversion to any PHP application in just few steps.

Firstly, use Aspose.Cells for PHP via Java to export the XLSX file to PDF. Then, use Aspose.Slides for PHP via Java to convert the PDF file to POTM. Both Aspose.Cells for PHP via Java and Aspose.Slides for PHP via Java are child APIs of Aspose.Total for PHP via Java APIs package.

How to Convert XLSX to POTM?

  1. Open and load XLSX file using Workbook class
  2. Set the PDF save options using PdfSaveOptions object
  3. Save the XLSX file into PDF using save method
  4. Use Presentation class to laod the exported PDF into Slides using getSlides()->addFromPdf
  5. Call the save method to convert it into POTM format.

Conversion Requirements

  1. PHP 7 or greater versions is installed
  2. Machine must have Oracle JDK 7 or greater versions
  3. Download PHP/Java Bridge binary JavaBridge.jar and java/ PHP library and save it into settings folder
  4. Adjust the setting relevant to platform (Windows, Linux, MacOS etc) for Aspose.Cells and Aspose.Slides

Free Online Converter for XLSX to POTM


  • How can I convert XLSX to POTM Online?
    An integrated online application for converting XLSX files to POTM is available above. To initiate the conversion process, simply add the XLSX file by either dragging and dropping it or clicking within the designated white area to import the document. Next, click on the "Convert" button to commence the conversion. Once the XLSX to POTM conversion is finished, you can proceed to download your converted file instantly with just one click.
  • How long does it take to convert XLSX?
    This online converter operates swiftly, with the conversion speed largely influenced by the size of the XLSX file. Small-sized XLSX files can be converted to POTM within a few seconds. Additionally, if you have integrated the conversion code into a PHP application, the conversion process's performance will be contingent on how well you have optimized your application for this purpose.
  • Is it safe to convert XLSX to POTM using free Aspose.Total converter?
    Absolutely! Following the conversion process, you will instantly receive the download link for your POTM files. We have a policy of automatically deleting all uploaded files after 24 hours, and the download links will cease to function after this time period. Rest assured that your files are completely secure, as no one else has access to them. Our file conversion service, which includes XLSX conversion, is designed with the utmost safety in mind. Additionally, the integration of the free app serves the purpose of allowing users to conduct testing and review the results before proceeding with code integration.
  • What browser should I use to convert XLSX?
    You can utilize any modern browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari. However, if you are developing a Desktop application, the Aspose.Total XLSX Conversion API will provide a smooth and effective solution.

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What is XLSX File Format?

The XLSX file format is a widely used file format for storing spreadsheet data in Microsoft Excel. It is the default and standard format for Excel workbooks in recent versions of the software.XLSX files are designed to store data in a structured and efficient manner. They utilize the Open XML format, which is an open standard for storing and manipulating office documents. This format offers several advantages, including smaller file sizes and improved data recovery capabilities.

With XLSX files, users can create, edit, and analyze data in Excel with a wide range of features and functionalities. The format supports various types of data, such as numbers, text, formulas, charts, and formatting options. It also allows for the creation of multiple worksheets within a single workbook, providing organization and flexibility for complex data sets.

One of the significant benefits of the XLSX format is its compatibility with different platforms and software applications. XLSX files can be opened and edited not only in Microsoft Excel but also in other spreadsheet programs like Google Sheets, LibreOffice Calc, and Apple Numbers. This makes it easier to collaborate and share data across different platforms and software environments.

Furthermore, XLSX files offer robust data protection and security features. Users can apply passwords to restrict access to the workbook or specific worksheets, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive information.

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.