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Java/ Split PowerPoint Document into Individual Slides

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This article will introduce a time-saving method to split a PowerPoint document into multiple individual slides in Java application.

Tools Used:
● Free Spire.Presentation for Java
● IntelliJ IDEA

Installation
Method 1: Download the Free Spire.Presentation for Java and unzip it. Then add the Spire.Presentation.jar file to your project as dependency.

Method 2: You can also add the jar dependency to your maven project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

<repositories>
        <repository>
            <id>com.e-iceblue</id>
            <name>e-iceblue</name>
            <url>http://repo.e-iceblue.com/nexus/content/groups/public/</url>
        </repository>
</repositories>
<dependencies>
    <dependency>
        <groupId>e-iceblue</groupId>
        <artifactId>spire.presentation.free</artifactId>
        <version>3.9.0</version>
    </dependency>
</dependencies>
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The test PowerPoint which contains 3 slides is shown as below:
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Code Snippet

import com.spire.presentation.FileFormat;
import com.spire.presentation.Presentation;

public class SplitPowerPoint {

    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {

        //Load the sample PowerPoint file
        Presentation ppt = new Presentation();
        ppt.loadFromFile("test1.pptx");

        //Loop through the slides
        for (int i = 0; i < ppt.getSlides().getCount(); i++)
        {
            //Create an instance of Presentation class
            Presentation newppt = new Presentation();

            //Remove the default slide
            newppt.getSlides().removeAt(0);

            //Select a slide from the source file and append it to the new document
            newppt.getSlides().append(ppt.getSlides().get(i));

            //Save to file
            newppt.saveToFile(String.format("output/result-%d.pptx",i), FileFormat.PPTX_2013);
        }
    }
}
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Output:
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