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How-To: Download Author Disabled Presentations from SlideShare for Free

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Disclaimer: This article is just for educational purpose. I cannot be held responsible if you are violating the terms and conditions of SlideShare.

We recently saw an article on how to download files from Scribd for free without an account which got a great response. In this article we shall see how to download presentations from SlideShare when download option is disabled by the author. Similar to Scribd, SlideShare is yet another great resource to find contents related to all fields. People from worldwide share their presentations covering wide range of topics. All users are allowed to view documents online without the need of any account. But to download files you need an account or should login via your Facebook account. Many of us would prefer downloading the files offline for instant and easy access without the need of internet. It also lets us carry them in our portable devices to read contents on the go.

But sometimes the problem is the content owner might prefer to disable the download option. In such case you will see that the download button is disabled and greyed out. So how will you download in such a scenario? If you are urgently in need of the document this could certainly frustrate you. The only option left is to personally request the author to send you the presentation.

Now let’s see an alternative solution to this. The procedure might look lengthy but it’s pretty simple.

How To Download Presentations from SlideShare when Author has Disabled it:

1. Go to the concerned document you want to download.

2. Right click on blank space around the presentation and select View page source.

3. Press CTRL + f and search for og:image

4. Copy the URL assigned to content till the phpapp01/phpapp02 part.

Download disalbed presentation from slideshare

5. Append .xml to the URL you copied and remove the ss_thumbnails part from the URL. Then paste it into the address bar and hit enter. Refer the below example.

[Update- August 06, 2012]





6. Now you will be able to see all URL’s of all slides that make up this presentation. Make a note of it.
Download disabled slideshare files

7. Open Microsoft Office PowerPoint and create a new blank presentation. I used PowerPoint 2007.

8. Click on the Microsoft Office Logo button on top left and click PowerPoint Options. Now check the option Show Developer tab in the Ribbon.
insert swf flash into ppt

9. Select Developer tab and click on the hammer/wrench icon. In older version of PowerPoint right click on menu bar and select Control Toolbox and then select on the hammer icon.
insert flash slide in powerpoint

10. Now select Shockwave Flash Object from the pop up window.

insert Shockwave file in PowerPoint

11. Draw a big rectangle with your mouse cursor. Then right click on it and select properties. In the movie field paste the URL of the SWF file you noted down before.


insert slideshare swf into ppt

12. Insert a new slide, follow the same procedure and insert all slideshare swf one by one onto each slide. Once done save the presentation on to your disk.

Tip: Content may not appear initially only cross might appear, press F5(Slideshow) to view them.

13. Now to convert the SlideShare presentation into a portable PDF eBook do the following.

14. Click Save As and select PDF or XPS. Give a name to it and save as PDF. If you don’t find publish to PDF option, install Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS Add-in. Once done, close and open your presentation to get save to PDF option.

download disabled SlideShare presentations

Automate Shockwave File Insertion in Presentation via Macro:

1. Download Auto Insert SlideShare Slide presentation file.

2. Open the presentation. If you are shown security warning, click on options-> Enable this content.

3. Press ALT + F8 and click Run.

run Auto Insert SlideShare Slide Macro

4. Now you will be shown the below window.

– In prefix enter URL which you noted down in step 6 up to “slide-” Eg:

– In from and to enter slide numbers. All slides within the range will be inserted.

– In suffix, enter .swf

Auto Insert ShockWave files in Presentation via Macro

5. Then click Insert and wait for a while for all slides to be inserted. Once done, press F5 and make sure you view all slides. Now carry on from step 13 to save the file as PDF. It’s always recommended to save the file as PDF instead of having them as PPT.

Thanks Valerio Oliveira for the macro!

If you need an alternative to download SlideShare presentations without using Microsoft PowerPoint what you can do is download all SWF files using download manager like IDM then print all SWF’s into PDF using PDF creators like PrimoPDF preferably use Internet Explorer to open and print flash file. Then finally merge all PDF into a single eBook using PDF merge tool like PDFill.

So, were you able to follow the steps? Stuck up in any step? Feel free to drop in your queries.

Know any other easier method? Do let us know. If you liked the article do share it across!

277 Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. ron says:

    This is great, but if I understood you right, I have to practically “copy and paste” every page or slide in the Slideshare document to Powerpoint. So if the document has 100+ pages, I have to do the same operation a 100+ times right?

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Yes. You have to copy and paste all URL’s one by one onto each slide. Instead as I have mentioned in the article you can use Internet downloader’s to download files in one shot and then batch print files to PDF and merge them finally.

      But using PowerPoint method gives a better result. It’s worth the effort:) If possible I will come up with a Macro to automate this process.

    • Sunburnt SEO says:

      I just take a screenshot of every page and paste them together…

      • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

        Sunburnt SEO,

        That would leave watermark intact and also quality will be no match to the original file hence the reason I came up with this tutorial ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Milind Patil says:

    Hi Shunmugha,
    I tried your suggested way to download presentaion from “” and it gives me output like:-

    So now I dont understand how to embed ssd file in powerpoint & download it.
    So plz not tell me what to do?

  3. Milind Patil says:

    I tried your suggested way to download presentaion from

    “” and it gives me output like:-

    I tried your suggested way to download presentaion from

    “” and it gives me output like:-
    I tried your suggested way to download presentaion from

    “” and it gives me output like:-
    So now I dont understand how to embed ssd file in powerpoint & download it.
    So plz not tell me what to do?

    So now I dont understand how to embed ssd file in powerpoint & download it.
    So plz not tell me what to do?

    So now I dont understand how to embed ssd file in powerpoint & download it.
    So plz not tell me what to do?

  4. Sekendiz says:

    I did exactly what you said but when I am on the 6th step it is not like this.
    6. Now you will be able to see all URLโ€™s of all slides that make up this presentation. Make a note of it.
    Download disabled slideshare files

    There is only a small picture of the first slide and I don’t know what to do. Help me please.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Please share the URL of the concerned presentation.

      • Ranjiit says:

        I also got an output like this after affixing “.xml” into the URL:

        How to carry on the process?

        thank you

        • For requested doc it’s easier, just change the page number in bold you will be able to get all pages.

          • Asdasa says:

            I have a problem on the same step. It resulted into a .ssd file instead of .swf:


          • Follow the steps here:

            Will soon be updating the article.

          • Asdasa says:

            It says “No links or Pictures found” and I have only one link.

            Here’s the link of what i want to download:


          • Not sure how you are using that add-on.

            In your case it’s :

            Just keep changing the slide number and get all pages. Cheers!

  5. Sekendiz says:
    this is the presentation concerned lately. thanks.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      There is a small update in the procedure. Remove ss_thumbnails from the url.

      In your case it is:

  6. nadeem tariq says:

    How to download presentations from authorstream website

  7. shinji says:

    Sir I need help, in my case the error displays this

    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    Access Denied

    Here is the link of the presentation I tried to get :

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      As I mentioned in my previous comment you have to remove ss_thumbnails part from the URL.

      Try this:

  8. jazzy says:

    sir plz give the download link of this..


  9. Ronak says:

    Dude m not getting Exactly what to copy n what to paste..

    Just help me out to get da All Url Procedure…

  10. Vahid says:

    Easily use down-them-all add-on in firefox ! Right-click on a blank area on the page, and select down-them-all from pop-up menu. You can download all pages as distinct .jpg images in Media tab of down-them-all !!!

    • roberto says:

      Hi, I have used down-then-all add-on and i have obtained all swf files in a while. How did you do to trasform all these files in.jpg? I have tried with that add-on using batch procedure, but I have obtained broken jpg files.

      It’s difficult to convert swf files in jpg. I haven’t found any free program doing that

      Thanks ans ciao

      • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

        You are trying to convert SWF to JPG to reduce size or ? As suggested in article you can instead just insert the SWF files in PowerPoint slides and finally bind them into a PDF file.

        • roberto says:

          Hi, your article is very useful! But I have Power Point 2011 for Mac and I haven’t found the controls to create a space for every swf files. It seems strange, but MS has dismissed this feaure maybe. So, I would try to find a software or another way to convert swf files in images. Ciao!

          • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

            Bad luck ๐Ÿ™ OK give swf2avi tool from pizzinini a try. Seems to be a freeware.

  11. Naimuddin says:

    hey i want to download files from Scribd….bt it seems very tough to extract those…i had tried scribd downloader…it works bt i fail to download the file which is about 42.5mb…it downloaded only 17mb of data and shows the network error…i m using chrome as my default browser…more over i was barred from using/accessing Internet Download Manager…plz suggest

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      If you are trying to download from Scribd then refer this article:

  12. kawal says:

    hello sir i want to download this ppt,,

    i follow ur procedure but im stuck at view page source in witch i have to copy link of og:image but im unable to make it xml it is in jpg format

    my og image link is

    pls reply i need this ppt urgently …thanks in advance

  13. naman says:

    plz tell me wat if the extenstion is .ssd in place of .swf as i only see a box with a cross in it even after doing all the steps.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      .ssd file should be opened in order to see the list of swf, embedding ssd url in PowerPoint will not work out.

  14. Nirmal says:

    Its not working. output shows single line with ssd file.

    do me a favor please and make create a link for.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      To be frank I am yet to figure out how to open this .ssd file. Seems to be some sort of proprietary format. Tried few solutions but was not successful. Using SAS viewer is one of the option.

      It’s only in rare cases that the output is a ssd file instead of list of .swf files. Will keep you informed if I find any information regarding this issue.

  15. KayBeCR says:

    It’s not working for me. I’ve followed the steps carefully ~

    I already published it as a PDF file, but when I opened it, it’s blank.
    Do I have to change something with the urls?

    Here’s the link for the url slides of the presentation:

  16. Robin says:

    Pretty Impressive. Worth sharing to help more people to download their scribd doc for free. ๐Ÿ™‚ Between, the steps are not that easy to follow by everyone.. with your great write up and patience one can download it for sure.



  17. Pulkit says:

    Pasting the .swf url in the movie field of the flash player window is not doing anything. It still shows a box on the slide with a diagonal cross. Please Help.

  18. maria clara says:

    unfortunately i couldn’t do it; after step 9, my powerpoint (2010) left the “more options” button disabled ๐Ÿ™ don’t know how to enable it! any clue? thanks a lot!

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      Strange! Try enabling ActiveX by going to PowerPoint options-> Trust Center-> Trust Center settings.

      • maria clara says:

        thanks for your answer on such short notice ๐Ÿ™‚
        the ActiveX thing tootally worked. but then i realised one thing: the supposed-to-be .swf file i obtained isn’t a .swf file, but a .ssd one. maybe this is why it only displays the rectangle i drawed… and also, i believe the original file is a .pdf one. don’t know if that changes anything…

        • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

          You are welcome! Oh, but .swf format is the one which is required. Please refer my previous comment I made regarding this context:

          If possible to share the document URL I will try an alternative method to get it downloaded for you.

          • maria clara says:

            oh, thank you so much ๐Ÿ™‚
            the original slideshare link is

  19. sachin says:

    any way to download

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


  20. Asit says:

    sir, i get Blank or say found only those rectangles in the pdf as well as in ppt also after converting or publish in pdf…

    what can i do sir…????

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      First, did you manage to get list of all SWF’s or did you get .ssd file?

      • Asit says:

        sir, first as you said after managing swf files i saved my presentation and after that again as you said i published or saved as a pdf file. the only problem is that saved or published pdf file is not working…PDF file is as it as that shows only that crossed rectangle which i made in powerpoint before…what can i do..???

        Thank you sir for your reply….

        • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

          Try this. After inserting all SWF files in PPT just run Slideshow by pressing F5. See if all are coming properly and let me know.

      • Asit says:

        after switching into the Slideshow mode i view my presentation but what about pdf or say published file?? it’s status is as it is…that shows rectangle only…how can i see that pdf file…?? what’s the mistake there i was made..??

  21. jellybelly says:

    Hi, I would like to download this article from slideshare, the steps couldn’t work as it is not a powerpoint document.

    would appreciate help in downloading!!

  22. Trane says:

    Can you please have a look into this link?

    Thank you

  23. alan says:

    These is no og:image in the file I want to download..

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      I am able to find the og:image though. Try again. To make things easy for you I have got the url myself. Do share the articl. if you found it useful!

  24. Elliot Slater says:

    Likewise, I am unable to find an og:image in the source code.

    However, all the text from the file does seem to be there, but of course without any formatting or images.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      Hi Elliot Slater,

      It’s there in the source code. Try searching for it again I have just checked now. Any how I have got the url for you. Now start from step 6.


  25. Priya says:

    Thank you Shunmugha Sundaram. This is very useful.

  26. roman says:

    Hello! Can you please help me with this one?

    can’t get the right result with .xml…

    Thank u

  27. jithin says:

    could you please help me with this?

  28. Lok says:

    Hi shanmugha
    Im trying to download the images from the below link but am unable to do so. I believe they are pdf files. Could you please help me

    Hare Krishna

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      In your case it is easier as all are images. Just modify the number in bold in the url up to 132 that’s it. Then insert them into PPT and convert it to PDF.

  29. Mohammad Usman says:

    Dear Sir,

    Please help me in downloading the following file from slideshare

    I am waiting your early response.

    Mohammad Usman

  30. Jessica says:

    Dear Shunmugha,

    Sorry to ask your help on this, usually I get things figured out without asking for assistance, but these slides prove to be more challenging than I thought. Here’s the slideshow:

    I followed your steps to the letter and gotten to the og:image and followed your instructions for the xml. Even made some modifications from the process since the links are quite different from the other cases:

    And I get this:

    Access Denied

    Is there another way around this? Perhaps you can help me please.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Yes the above doc seems to been different from the rest. But I have managed to get this info for you. Just change the three digits(highlighted in bold) at the end you will get the pages as image files which you can then insert onto a PPT.

      • Jessica says:

        Dear Shunmugha,

        Ain’t this a challenge? ๐Ÿ™‚ I have tried going to that route before, but it only gets you the frames and skeletal charts without the text. These are even directly downloaded on the computer.

        Seems like the only way is to know what is being converted in “/convert.php?file=murrayhuntereobook1-120201093028-phpapp02-slide-1.jpg” don’t you think?

        Really looking forward to finding some workaround. Thanks!

  31. Jason says:

    I tried the steps listed by you. First problem I faced was in step 5 itself. The urls are now coming out in a different format. In anycase, I was able to scroll and hack a way to fine the right url listed by you. But then I get error in step 11.
    VBA project in powerpoint gives a Complie error: Syntax error, the moment I paste the first url. Below is one of the urls of the slide
    Do you think anything is wrong? Why does it give a syntax error?
    Thanks in advance.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      There is no need to create a VBA project. Just insert the flash object by drawing the rectangle and point the movie to URL of SWF file.

  32. urwellwisher says:

    Sir Please help me to download the date from below mentioned link.It will be great help as i needed it imp!!

    Thanks In Advance!

  33. Mazen says:

    you are an amazing person (from Egypt)

  34. Draxx says:


    Thank you for the method. With new slideshare source file, the technic is a little more complex.

    Do you have an idea to simplify the transformation off all swf files into one pdf or in jpg ? Because, work file per file is very long with 90 slides to treat ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

    Best regards.

  35. marta says:

    Hello Shunmugha,

    I have read your post with extreme interest and followed your steps but got stuck at step 6. It seems to me that .xml extension of the presentation I wish to download ( doesn’t want to work:(
    I would be most grateful if you, as an expert could look at it and tell me what should I do to be able to download this presentation as PPS.
    best regards,


    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      You are most Welcome ๐Ÿ˜€ Here is the appropriate URL for the doc you requested. Now you can resume from step 7. Please do share this article on the web ๐Ÿ˜‰

  36. Krishna says:

    Hi Shunmugha,

    Followed the instructions, .xml page always leads to Access Denied, Could you please help me with the following link.

    Thanks in Advance.

  37. p0pc0rn says:

    auuuww yeah! this really helping me!
    thanks a bunch dude!

  38. C4LV1N says:


    I’m trying to download “building a compelling value proposition’but in the source code I can’t find the correct link to change in xml. I sucessfully did others that were marked in the source code.

    Any suggestions?

  39. rahul says:

    this is the url…..….after adding xml also i am getting access denied as output…plz help…thanks

  40. KeVL says:

    very useful. however, i was unable to edit the document which i intended to. that’s the only downside. i just use OCR to enable me to edit. i think you could add this in your article so that the ppt could be edited.

  41. Abhishek says:


    Its really great website… but when I try to download this one –

    I’m unable to apply 5th Step, kindly pls. help me.

    Thanks –

  42. Dheeraj says:

    I get an access denied at the xml part. I get an XML like this:

    how do I proceed. I wasn’t logged in as I don’t have an account. Do i have to log in and try this. However, the slides from the website were available to be viewed without logging in.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      You need not login. See to that you are forming the URL correctly following the instructions.

  43. Krystof says:

    The URL returned for me in step 3 didn’t look like yours. Perhaps there is a change in slideshare but the URL looked like ttp://…

    I searched further down looking for ss_thumbnails and found another URL similar to yours but it did not end with a phpapp01/phpapp02 part. I simply removed the ss_thumbnails part then at the end replaced “thumbnail-…” with .xml and got my list of xml files for each slide.

    I also found an online site which will download each swf file for you Since the swf files are in numerical order, you just need to change the number at the end of the URL then download the next one.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Wow! That’s a great piece of information. Appreciate your efforts! Probably the system might have been updated since I wrote this article. Will update it soon.

    • Kartika says:

      This was awesome!!

  44. Nana says:

    Hi, love the tips, however I can’t somehow go past part 4.
    I have managed to copy the URL, deleted the ss_thumbnail and added the .xml -> but when I tried to past it into the toolbar all that came out was

    his XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    with the ending: phpapp02.ssd

    could you please tell me, where I did wrong?

    btw, the presentation I’d love to download is this one:

    thanks a lot for the answers.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Requesting you to read the instruction again and try out. Mean while the modified version in your case is . Now you can resume from step 6 ๐Ÿ˜‰

      You can refer to Krystof comment for further additional insights.

  45. Kaofela says:

    Hi Shunmugha

    I have completed all the steps, but after I paste the .swf url in movie it does not show on powerpoint, it remains as diagonal lines. I have enabled activeX, but still the slide are still blank

    I even tried using Krystof’s website but I get an error as per below;

    SWF Downloader Error
    It doesn’t appear that you are authorized to use this form.
    ยซ Return

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Could you share anyone of the SWF URL so that I can test it out?

      • Kaofela says:

        Sorry it actually worked out, I had not run the slide show, once I did it was fine.

        Thanks for the assistance.

  46. gaurav says:

    Its really great websiteโ€ฆ but when I try to download this one –

    Iโ€™m unable to apply 5th Step.
    and pls tell about procedure in detail how to download disable file.
    i want to lot of file download,kindly pls. help me.

    Thanks –


  47. larry says:

    I really think this is a great site. Lots of useful ideas and comments. I know I must be doing something wrong, but I cannot get this to download. Can you please help? Thanks

  48. Carter says:

    This doesn’t work anymore! I’ve been trying to download this slide for the past few days.
    please help!

  49. Carter says:

    the only thing that shows up when i search for og:image is “”

    I am so lost.

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      Requesting you to refer this comment from Krystof

  50. Srinath says:

    Simplest method found yet:

    Convert the “og:image” link to this format “*phpapp*.xml” to get the XML output (* is wildcard standing for whatever slide you are trying to download).

    1- Copy the XML content to a notepad.
    2- Remove the Show ID tag
    3- Simply convert the “” to simple Embed tags e.g. for all the lines in the XML (use Replace-All function of your text editor as much as possible to make this faster)
    4- save this as HTML file
    5- Open in any browser. It’ll load all the SWF files in the same page.
    6- Print as PDF ๐Ÿ™‚
    Done !!

  51. Srinath says:

    [reposting since last post removed the sample HTML nodes]

    Simplest method found yet:

    Convert the “og:image” link to this format “*phpapp*.xml” to get the XML output (* is wildcard standing for whatever slide you are trying to download).

    1- Copy the XML content to a notepad.
    2- Remove the Show ID tag
    3- Simply convert the “<&;lt Slide type="default" Src="***" / &;gt " to simple Embed tags e.g. &;lt embed src="***" width="800" height="600"&;gt for all the lines in the XML (use Replace-All function of your text editor as much as possible to make this faster)
    4- save this as HTML file. you can put BR in between to put each slide on a different line.
    5- Open in any browser. It'll load all the SWF files in the same page.
    6- Print as PDF ๐Ÿ™‚
    Done !!

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:


      Really appreciate your efforts in sharing this information with us. Will be very useful for all readers! To be frank this embed option did not strike to me!

  52. Meth says:

    Hello sir I have done all the possible options and have read the comments to see if any of them match with my issue, seems not :(.
    I would like to get this file very interesting about android can you please download it for me.

  53. AmitP says:

    I am getting the following message

    Error>AccessDeniedAccess DeniedFE7D417F5AE4646DeIRGQTn09Cc/Dy8z3llRq7PTmCOKzgySX6EX1wBqigSyiY0fbc4aJfBqGK+3awy+

    The code is

    Please help..Thanks

  54. Marky Mark says:

    Access Denied! Seems they have changed their streaming source as well as the access security.

  55. laszlo panaflex says:

    it looks like slideshare updated their code. here’s how to get the .xml file with the list of all the slide URLs:

    1. view source
    2. find the string “slideshow-thumb”
    3. copy the url value in the “src” tag
    4. be sure to add “http:” to the beginning and to remove “ss_thumbnails” and everything after the phpapp01/phpapp02
    – Original:
    – URL:

    5. that should give you the list of slides. now follow the rest of the instructions outlined in the article above

    hope this helps

    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      Thanks a lot for the instructions. Will be very useful to all readers! ๐Ÿ˜€

  56. AA says:


    I am trying to download

    I did what the latest comment suggested but i get a .ssd link

    Please help!

  57. Valerio Oliveira says:

    Hi, Mr. Sundaram!

    It is a really usefull post for people that for any reason needs to save a copy of slideshare presentations. Thank you!

    I just created a macro that automatizes the repetitive part of your method in power point. If you are interested in it, please contact me.


    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      Valerio Oliveira,

      You are Welcome. That’s pretty cool! Please do share it here so that all users can benefit out of it. Hope you won’t mind it ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Recently another user(Srinath) suggested a workaround for this, it’s manually though. It’s to use embed tag and create a html page containing all slide and then print that html.

  58. Valerio Oliveira says:

    Here it is!

    It was made with power point 2010.

    The presentation have a single blank slide with a Shockwave Flash object. That object is needed in order to the presentation recognize the ShockwaveFlash data type used in macro, so don’t delete it.

    After you run the macro it shows the following message:
    Done! Please follow these steps:
    1. See all the presentation before you print it to PDF, otherwise it will just print blank slides;
    2. Print the presentation starting from Slide 2;
    3. Close the Presentation without saving it.

    Hope it be useful. Please give me some feedback. Thank you!

    • Valerio Oliveira says:

      I just forget to mention:

      The presentation have a single macro that calls a single form.
      The form have four EditBox objects:

      [Prefix]: insert here the part of the hyperlink from the “http://” to the character before the number of slide.

      [From #]: Insert the number of the first slide.
      I.E.: 1

      [To #]: Insert the number of the last slide of the presentation.
      I.E.: 100

      [Sufix]: Type here the part after the slide number of the hyperlink.
      I.E.: .swf

      Press the “Insert” button to run the macro, and follow the instructions.


    • Shunmugha Sundaram says:

      That’s very kind of you for sharing it here! A big cheers to you. Hope everyone finds it useful. ๐Ÿ˜€

  59. Punit says:

    Hi sir,
    i have tried to modify the url but all i get is access denied
    help me if u can,
    i m trying to download this

  60. Clament says:

    Hello can anyone help me,

    How can i download this slideshow?

    I desperately need it to use for my faculty Google Apps in Education event to teach secondary school students

    Any help is deeply appreciated. Thankss.

  61. Ankur says:


    First of all, THANK YOU so much for doing this. Could you please help me out with this URL, I tried what you said above but couldn`t get it to work.

    Many THANKS

  62. rai says:

    dear sir,

    i am stuck in the process i tried and only thing i got is this error please help

    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    Access Denied


  63. ouros says:

    Thanks for the share, really helped me a lot. Instead of using the powerpoint method I used IDM to batch download it, much easier.

  64. sai says:

    Please let me know how to download a disabled ppt from authorstream

  65. Teguh says:

    Hello Shunmugha

    Thank you very much, good luck for you

  66. kchaos says:

    Hi buddy,

    I have tried with the following document but could download the it. What is wrong there? Any help please?

    Thank you

  67. ivi2 says:

    What if in page source , og:image I have “”
    I enter and it does not work. help

    • ivi2,

      You shouldn’t be retaining the convert part in the URL. It’s just

      Hope it helps. Do share this article ๐Ÿ™‚

  68. sunny says:

    I want to download a document,desparate need please help..I tried many times but assess denied!!!

    • Sunny,

      I am able to access the URL you mentioned. It contains a page with title “The Rain”. Now to find next slides just manipulate the slide number


  69. Danny says:

    Hi there, it doesn’t seem to work for this, found the og:image but doesn’t seem right

    Thanks a lot!

    • Danny,

      Just leave the front portion and form the URL like this.

      Updated the post too. Hope you find it useful! Do share the article ๐Ÿ™‚

  70. imstudent says:

    i want to download

    let me know

  71. Droga says:

    I don’t think this works anymore?

  72. Roberto says:

    Thanks man, still working ๐Ÿ˜€

  73. imstudent says:

    please! Shunmugha Sundaram!

    i want to download

    i tired to download tis slide following this post, it doesnt work

  74. AP says:

    Thanks for your help!! But it seems that they changed their code again… I’ve been unable to get

    with any of the methods described here…please help…

  75. elizabeth says:

    hi, from Peru. i would like download this document but i have difficulties to change the url, all the time ive tried showed me this

    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    this is the url

    please help me its important

  76. Maribel says:

    Thank you so much!! It works perfectly!!

    This has been my case:
    Original link:

    Source code (“og:image”):

    Modified (and final) link:

    Just open the page source code, find “og:image” and copy its URL, then you only need to change the page (slide) number.

  77. Shay says:

    after 30 min, finally I got the file.
    Trick from Maribel works better for me.
    Coz, there are a limitation slide using tutorial offered at top of page here.


    Search “og:image” got this link:

    I turned to :

    It’s only 25 slides from 60 slides from the all presentation.

    With Marible trick, I only need to change the PAGE NUMBER, then “copy image”, paste into my PPT slide (little mofidfiying to fasten time), do it slide by slide, done!

    Thank you, thank you and thank you.

  78. Shay says:

    Oh my dear… what I wrote was wrong. It was not the same presentation I mean (25 slide and 60 slide).

  79. ashish says:

    wana download this one, plz tell me how to do as iam putting this url

  80. blory says:

    I am tryng to save this presentation:
    After the step 5 i got this message, what is the problem ?
    Thanks in advance.

    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    Access Denied


  81. Arshiya says:

    Thanks for yor great help.

  82. sr says:

    How can one download document from docin or Baidu?

  83. Sashank says:

    Thanks a ton bro! This works great.

  84. GARMAN LIU says:

    hello. I would like to know if you can help me with doing this. thanks.

  85. te says:

    Thereยดs no shockwave option in powerpoint “hammer” icon.


  86. Eddie K says:

    Hi, i’m trying this out for the 1st time and followed your steps til step 6, but have a problem getting an image in powerpoint, only get a blank box.

    Could it be that the URL’s received are now ‘https’ rather those you show in the example ‘http’?



  87. Paani says:

    slides comes as images, how can i download the content as editable content ?
    like i want to download a slide and change the numbers mentioned in it how do i do it ?

  88. Dhananjay says:

    Hey….just for info..I found the simplest solution…

    For this solution you need a IDM (Internet Download Manager) and that’s all..

    On the …go to the slide you want to download…

    then on internet explorere –> View –> Source and search for og:image

    Copy the link given against og:image and the link will be something like –

    In this link the last portion of the link – slide-1-1024.jpg represents the page no…like slide-PAGENUMBER-1024.jpg for every image file.

    So you can verify this in internet explorer like this –


    Now start IDM and go for batch download mode where you can download sequential files —

    Now enter a URL like this – [url]*-1024.jpg

    There is an option for replace astrix with number and mention the no of slides you want to download (In my case I mentioned 1 – 186 since there are 186 sides)…It downloads the slides in image format. Start IDM and within no second all images are downloaded.

    Now combine it in PDF with some professional application and you are done……

    • Dhananjay,

      Yes, you are right. Thanks for taking your valuable time and explaining it here. Really kind of you. Will soon update the article with this tip. Thanks again.


  89. Javier says:

    Somehow not working.. got the message


    Im doing the following

    Can you help?

  90. Javier says:

    per my previous post, complete link is:

  91. Amanda says:

    When I get to this step 3. Press ALT + F8 and click Run.

    There is no option to click on run.

    • Amanda says:

      These are the two presentations I am trying to download

      I would appreciate any help. I need them ASAP

    • Amanda,

      Did you enable the Macro first? OK if you are uncomfortable with automated method follow the manual version from step 6.

      Slide List is:

  92. Amanda says:

    I downloaded the automatic way you have. But when I do step three, run is still greyed out.

    Under Macro in: I have two choices auto insert slide share slides read only or all open presentations

    I have tried both and the run is still greyed out.

  93. Norma .I. Lee says:

    I tried your first step (removed the ss_thumbnails) to download the below file but it didn’t work. Please Help.

  94. Dimatz says: I couldn’t locate the xml, tried all the options you described…
    However it worked in many cases, thanks, especially for the macro, excellent job

    • Dimatz,

      There is a workaround for such docs. In your case just modify the slide number and download the file


      Thanks should go to Oliveira. And do spread the word about this article so more people would benefit out of it. Share/like/tweet would do ๐Ÿ™‚ I am sure you won’t mind doing it.

      • Dimatz says:

        Thanks, I’d add one TIP if I may ๐Ÿ™‚
        When dealing with JPGs,in the URL:
        the last number(just before the .jpg) is the dimension – width in this case – so if you change 638 to 1024 – you will get slides with better quality like:
        thanks again and thanks to Oliveira

        • Dimatz,

          Thanks for the awesome tip. I appreciate it! Never knew about this dimension thing. And do share this article so that more people get to know about it. Spread the love ๐Ÿ™‚

          Yes, a very special thanks goes out to Oliveira!

  95. jaman says:

    can you download this for and send me at

    plz i want this content solved my problem of c++

  96. Un1q says:

    Awesome article my friend. And the macro too! Without it, I wouldn’t have time or patience to make 230 slide presentation.

    I will spread around the word too. Take care

  97. Krishna says:


    Theres an easier way to hack it. Use inspect element on the page using google chrome. The focus will be on the image url. Use can either copy the URL or open it in a new page and save the images to ur pc and make a presentation. You can also check that the URLs for all the pages will be similar with a change only in page numbers. So you dont even have to go to each page and copy. Just remember the page numbers and change the page numbers in the url and keep on copying the pictures. Example below; you will notice that the change is only in the slide numbers.


    • Krishna,

      You are right buddy. Few users (Dimatz) did point out that. Thanks for your time to write in. I appreciate that! And do share or like this article if it helped you out ๐Ÿ™‚

  98. Taz says:

    Genius!! thanks so much!

  99. Ech says:


    Have you figured out any way to download an embedded .ssd in yet?
    If you don’t mind, could you please help to download the book in

    Many thanks,

  100. himmat says:

    i try your way but look @ here..

    i got it from page source.

    my presentation on:

    what to do? plz help me. thanks in advance . ๐Ÿ™‚

  101. Mas Bejo says:

    And the macro, it magically works! Thanks to the author! Thank you, thank you, and thank you !!!

  102. Harsha says:

    Hello bro i had been repeatedly failed at point no. 12 can u please help me making it for me
    Here is the link

    make it early pleaseeeeeeeeee very urgent

  103. Dhivya says:

    Thanks a ton yaar.. Its really awesome.. In the past struggled to download so many presentations.. But now downloading it in seconds.. Thanks you so much.. ๐Ÿ™‚

  104. Daniel says:

    Hello great article, I see that you have helped many people, but I’m having an error, I’m doing something wrong???? …

    I have the page

    og: image

    The change for

    And I do not see the list of swf

    What am I doing wrong?? thanks

    • Daniel,

      For your doc do as follows.

      Just modify the slide number and images:

      Please do share the love by sharing this article.

  105. Sannasi says:

    Hi, I tried the same with the following URL

    but we get the following result
    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    Access Denied


    please resolve the same.

  106. elen says:

    hello thank you for your help
    but sometimes I cant save the file with your solution
    sometime I have this problem
    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    please help me to save these types

  107. elen says:

    hello this is my link
    sometimes when I add .xml and remove the ss-thumbnail the page show me only the tree and “access denied”

  108. joseronaldo says:

    hello, please help me, thank you in advance for your answer, I have problem to put Press CTRL + F and search for og: image shown me so And I see no phpapp01/phpapp02.
    can you help me this is the link to the original file:

    apology for the language if this poorly written, I am from Peru. thanks

    • joseronaldo,

      In that case it’s even easier just tweak the slide number(in bold) to get images:

  109. Saurabh says:

    Hello Sir,

    I tried to download this file but cannot download.

    I have an error at the 5th step..
    I get the following message:
    “This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.”

    Can u please help me download this file.

  110. Danish Shaikh says:

    3. Press CTRL + f and search for og:image

    4. Copy the URL assigned to content till the phpapp01/phpapp02 part.

    I could not understand this step where i have to copy tell me please.

    • Danish,

      Select and copy, paste in notepad then follow step 5. After creating the URL, paste it in browser address bar and hit enter. Please refer the screenshot under step 4.

      If you are still finding it difficult will help you out. Let me know.

  111. Paco says:

    Error in:


    After do you steps:

    I get:



    Access Denied



    Help pleases.

  112. Carmen says:

    Admoto que antges nno me gustaฦ„a demasiado ะตlblog, ั•iีธ embargo ahora estoy ฮฝisitandolo mmaั• veces y me esta interesando bastantะต.

    Buen trabษ‘j฿‹!

  113. Jk says:

    what is the procedure to download .ssd file??

    I want a slide which gives the url by 6th step:

    Help me plz….

    • JK,

      Here is an easy alternative for you.

      Just modify the slide number and download images, merge it to PDF.

      And please do share/tweet this article if it benefited you ๐Ÿ™‚

  114. Noor says:

    i want to copy text,its huge text file 102 pages, how do i do it, though i followed ur instruction to refer, but failed not able to know where i went wrong all the pages were blank… thanks for ur guidance

  115. Noor says:

    can u plz make text editable, than just jpeg

    thank you

  116. James says:

    I viewed the page source and found the iframe code:
    iframe src=’′ width=’584′ height=’479′

    I trimmed off the fat and was left with:

    I punched that into a web browser and once it loaded I went to the menu and did a ‘Save Page as…’. I saved it to my desktop, opened the directory and found 76 JPG slide images named slide-1-1024.jpg, slide-2-1024.jpg, slide-3-1024.jpg etc

    All images are 1024 x 768. That resolution is fine for me and it sure beats copying and pasting for every single image. You then have the source images and can do whatever you want with them ๐Ÿ™‚

    I hope this works for you guys the same way as it did for me.

  117. Muhammad Usman says:

    Sir, Itried many times, but i didn’t able to get swf links. ๐Ÿ™
    can to give me its swf links, so that i will make presentation.
    i want to save this presentation/.

  118. dr zeeshan says:

    hey bro can u download this presantation.. i need it
    thank in advance

  119. samH says:

    Hi Shanmuga,

    I have tried the below link. But i am getting ssd output

    SSD output link:

    Please help me to download ssd file

    Thanks for your help

    • samH,

      Just tweak slide no’s:

      Then merge all images to a PDF. Do like/share this article ๐Ÿ™‚

  120. Pankaj says:

    If You Want Any SlideShare Powerpoint Presentaion that cannot be downloaded . Contact me I will Send You :

    Message me on Facebook Or Gmail . Here are the contact details :-
    Facebook –

    Gmail —

  121. Pawan says:

    download is very simple using —

  122. surya says:

    shanmughaa plz convert this so i can download this plz. thanks anna

  123. raj says:

    hi, i tried the same method as u suggested but i get error…

    after modifying–

    but after i browse through i get error as follows but not .swf files….

    kindly suggest me for the same

    • Raj,

      You have done it correctly. But in your case, file is in SSD format so you should use alternate method.

      Just modify the slide no in below URL and get all your pages.

  124. Good tip, unfortunately there is no application to make this steps in few clicks instead ;).

  125. Sanju says:

    Tried downloading the file from


    But of no luck it says

    This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.

    Plz suggest

  126. Josh says:

    I followed the prescribed steps and when i opened the saved documents (PDF or XPF it was blank.

    what am i doing wrong?


  127. TestingBuddy says:

    Hi …!

    Nice post…! Can you pls tell me is there any way to download docs from calameo website for which download option is disabled???????????

  128. Navin says:

    Dear sir ,

    pls do the needful for me , these is the modified link and i am stuck up after these .

    original link –

    modified link –

    pls do the needful for me


  129. dewilfish says:

    I’ve got the same problem.
    Once a paste ( into ppt nothing happens. do you know why?

  130. ajay says:

    brother powerpoint 2007 me shockwave flash object ki option nahi hai..what to do now..koi theek sa powerpoint batao main vo download kar lunga

  131. kunal says:

    i need this ppt.


  132. Post_Doc says:

    Oh, I see. I can use URL for jpeg with different numbers:

    But how can I download 858 images of this book? Not manualy.

    • Post_Doc,

      Here’s how you can download multiple images at once.

      1. Download DownThemAll
      2. Scroll through all pages of doc.
      3. Select Tools-> Downthemall Tools-> dTa oneclick-> Picture and media tab-> Select concerned images and start.

      Hope it helps. Do spread the word. Cheers!

  133. Srinivas says:

    Tried to download this presentation.

    Sorry I was unable to find any link near “og:image”. Please help me where I am doing wrong. Used Google chrome browser.
    Thanks in advance for ur help

  134. Kiko says:

    I’m getting this message trying to download using the macro

    Compile Error in hidden module:

    I’m trying to download this ppt
    But it can’t get trough.
    Any toughs?

  135. Vivian says:

    I am having trouble accessing the swf files with this original link. I changed and deleted everything but I still get an access denied page. Please help!

  136. Kate says:

    A little optimization for hand process: you can make you first slide, then clone it by using ctlr+shift+d as many as you need and then only change the number of page in movie address field before .swf (if all other parametres are the same).

  137. monty says:

    sir please help…it shows error message” This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.”

  138. John Walker says:

    Hi. Sorry, got a similar problem with this: All I was able to download was the SSD file. Did more digging with a network sniffer and found URLs like this: where I thought I could change the 001 to get all pages, but the jpg actually only include the graphics, NOT the text. Any suggestions?

  139. ajmal says:

    Hi Dear
    this is the URL i could not download it please downloaded to me i try many times please help me
    if you download it please send it to my email

    • ajmal says:

  140. Karina says:

    Hi, I couldn’t find the Shockwave Flash Object in More Controls box. Is there any way to add it?

  141. Basha says:

    Hey Shanmuga, great work Marian ๐Ÿ™‚

  142. ajay says:

    Pl. suggest how to download following document:-

    Pl. suggest

  143. Rainer says:

    that worked like a charm right away, in particular the *.pptm. Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge and keep up your fabulous work!

  144. Prashin says:

    Dear Sir, It would be my great pleasure if you help me in this situation.
    Basically i followed your steps and found out his link. however, the lisnk is in the form of .ssd So can you help me in converting the link from .ssd to .swf

  145. Louis says:

    Hello, I got swf link is like “ “. Which seems blocking me insert it to PPT/flash part. Please help it. Thanks a lot.

  146. Bob says:

    Solved: Blank presentation issue – after completing the automated steps, the presentation was blank even after F5. After re-reading the instructions like 5 times, I saw that I forgot the dot (.) in the suffix field. Just “swf” doesn’t work, has to be “.swf”. whoops ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for these instructions and the macro. What a time saver.

  147. Carlos Ballena says:

    Thanks to this and other tutorials, I was able to develop a web app that automatically processes and downloads the slides in a PDF file. Visit here:

  148. Vinay says:

    This trick couldn’t work on

    Can you please decode the trick

  149. tasnim says:

    could u get me download this… m trying but somewhere m unable to do it..

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