.PPX File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .PPX file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

PPX File Recovery

What is a .PPX file?

Template for creating a new document (.PPP file) with PagePlus, a document design and publishing program; includes a predesigned layout that can be used to create multiple documents with a similar appearance.

What Are Common Causes of ".PPX" Files Lost or Failure?

There can be several common causes for ".PPX" files being lost or experiencing failure. Some of these causes include:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may unintentionally delete ".PPX" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer's storage.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Malfunctioning software or hardware components can lead to the corruption or loss of ".PPX" files. This can occur due to system crashes, power outages, or issues with storage devices.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can infect and corrupt ".PPX" files, making them inaccessible or causing them to be deleted.
  4. File system errors: Errors in the file system, such as file system corruption, can result in the loss or failure of ".PPX" files.
  5. Improper file handling: Improper handling of ".PPX" files, such as forceful termination of applications or improper shutdowns, can lead to file corruption or loss.
  6. Incompatible software or file format: Opening or saving ".PPX" files with incompatible software or file formats can cause data loss or file corruption.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidental formatting of storage devices containing ".PPX" files or overwriting files with incorrect versions, can result in file loss or failure.

It is important to regularly back up ".PPX" files and maintain a good data management strategy to minimize the risk of file loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".PPX" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".PPX" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".PPX" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".PPX" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".PPX" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".PPX" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".PPX" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo serif PagePlus Template File image file file?

Programs that open ".PPX" files

Serif PagePlus Serif PagePlus

Additional Information

  • File type: Serif PagePlus Template File

  • File extension: .PPX

  • Developer: Serif

  • Category: Page Layout Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a ".PPX backup" file and how is it created?

    A ".PPX backup" file is a backup file created by Microsoft PowerPoint. It contains a copy of a PowerPoint presentation (.PPTX file) that has been backed up for safekeeping or recovery purposes.

    To create a .PPX backup file, you can follow these steps:

    1. Open Microsoft PowerPoint.
    2. Open the presentation you want to create a backup for.
    3. Click on the "File" tab in the top-left corner of the window.
    4. Select "Save As" or "Save a Copy" from the menu.
    5. Choose a location on your computer where you want to save the backup file.
    6. In the "Save As" dialog box, enter a new name for the backup file, ensuring it has the .PPX file extension (e.g., "presentation_backup.ppx").
    7. Click on the "Save" button to create the backup file.

    Once the backup file is created, you can use it to restore your presentation in case the original file gets corrupted, deleted, or modified unintentionally.

  • How can I open and access the contents of a ".PPX backup" file?

    To open and access the contents of a ".PPX backup" file, you can follow these steps:

    1. Identify the software associated with the ".PPX backup" file: The file extension ".PPX" is not commonly associated with a specific program. However, it is possible that the file is a backup of a specific software application. Try to recall which program you were using when the backup was created. If you are unsure, you can try different software applications that are commonly associated with backup files, such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Corel Presentations, or Adobe Presenter.
    2. Use the corresponding software application: Once you have identified the software, open it on your computer. Look for an option or feature that allows you to restore or import a backup file. The exact steps may vary depending on the software, so consult the user manual or help documentation for specific instructions.
    3. Restore or import the backup file: Within the software application, locate the option to restore or import the backup file. This option is usually found in the "File" or "Backup/Restore" menu. Follow the prompts to select the ".PPX backup" file from your computer and initiate the restoration process.
    4. Access the contents: After restoring or importing the backup file, you should be able to access its contents within the software application. The specific method to access the contents will depend on the software. For example, if the backup file is from a presentation application like Microsoft PowerPoint, you can open the presentation file and view its slides.

    If the above steps do not work, it is possible that the ".PPX backup" file is not compatible with any software on your computer, or it may be corrupted. In such cases, you may need to seek assistance from the software vendor or consider alternative methods to recover the contents of the backup file.

  • Is it possible to restore data from a ".PPX backup" file to its original format or location?

    The ".PPX backup" file format is commonly associated with Microsoft PowerPoint. It is used to create backups of PowerPoint presentations.

    To restore data from a ".PPX backup" file, you need to follow these steps:

    1. Open Microsoft PowerPoint.
    2. Go to the "File" menu and select "Open."
    3. Browse to the location where the ".PPX backup" file is saved.
    4. Select the file and click on the "Open" button.
    5. PowerPoint will open the backup file, and you can now access and edit the presentation.
    6. If you want to restore the data to its original location, go to the "File" menu and select "Save As."
    7. Choose the desired location and save the file with the original format (e.g., .pptx).

    By following these steps, you can restore the data from a ".PPX backup" file to its original format or location.

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