SLD8 File Extension

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Microsoft PowerPoint 98 For Mac Slide
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is SLD8 file?

SLD8 is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft PowerPoint 98 For Mac Slide files. Microsoft Corporation defined the Microsoft PowerPoint 98 For Mac Slide format standard. SLD8 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. SLD8 file belongs to the Document Files category just like 574 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Microsoft PowerPoint software for managing SLD8 files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Microsoft PowerPoint was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SLD8 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SLD8 file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open SLD8 files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with SLD8 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support SLD8 file

How to open file with SLD8 extension?

Being unable to open files with SLD8 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with SLD8 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Microsoft PowerPoint

Problems with opening and working with SLD8 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SLD8 files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Microsoft PowerPoint or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Office. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft PowerPoint website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint

If the problems with opening SLD8 files still occur even after installing Microsoft PowerPoint, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft PowerPoint is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed, it may not support SLD8 format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Microsoft PowerPoint.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft PowerPoint 98 For Mac Slide files with Microsoft PowerPoint

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SLD8 files with latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the SLD8 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Microsoft PowerPoint is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open SLD8 files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SLD8 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SLD8 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the SLD8 is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper SLD8 file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the SLD8 file for viruses or malware

If the SLD8 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the SLD8 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the SLD8 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the SLD8 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic SLD8 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the SLD8 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Microsoft PowerPoint 98 For Mac Slide file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Microsoft PowerPoint

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SLD8 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft PowerPoint 98 For Mac Slide files. It may be the case that the SLD8 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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