LibreOffice 3.6.x

https://landing.athabascau.ca/blog/view/175192/libreoffice-36x
October 12, 2012 – 10:41am


TASK

To convert an MS PowerPoint file from MAC Office 2011 (source file created on PC MSOffice) to ODP (Open Document Presentation format).

Trials and Errors

(Calibration check – PC Office 2010 opened the MAC Office 2011 file correctly and vice-a-versa)

  1. Test – ODF addon for MS Office 2010 (PC)Result – Messed up text and graphics

  2. Test – OpenOffice 3.4.1 (MAC)Result – Lines changed from straight to angles, and text boxes overlapped

  3. Test – LibreOffice 3.6.2.2 (MAC)Result – Same document

Conclusion

LibreOffice (MAC) correctly produced an ODP file from a PPTX formatted file.

 

References

LibreOffice Website – http://www.libreoffice.org

OpenOffice Website – http://www.openoffice.org

OpenXML/ODF Translator Add-ins for Office – http://odf-converter.sourceforge.net