SLDM is a file extension commonly associated with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-enabled Open XML Slide files. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-enabled Open XML Slide specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. Files with SLDM extension may be used by programs distributed for , Windows platform. SLDM file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the Document Files category. Microsoft PowerPoint supports SLDM files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. Software named Microsoft PowerPoint was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SLDM files, check the developer’s official website.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with SLDM files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with SLDM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Problems with accessing SLDM may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with SLDM files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports SLDM files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Microsoft PowerPoint or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Mobile. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support SLDM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Microsoft PowerPoint installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening SLDM files still occur even after installing Microsoft PowerPoint, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why SLDM files are not compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint. The latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SLDM files with latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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 SLDM file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
Should it happed that the SLDM is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the SLDM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the SLDM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. When downloading the file with SLDM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SLDM extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-enabled Open XML Slide files. It may be the case that the SLDM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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