As we know, creating a presentation file takes quite a lot of time. Especially if the discussion material is a lot. Usually, those of you who are already working, studying, or still in college are often asked by teachers and superiors to make this presentation file, right?
In times like today, there are many sites that provide free presentation files. Yes, you can download presentation files with multiple topics on one site, without having to bother creating again from scratch.
This time we will review How to Download Files From SlideShare, along with other interesting information about this site.
A little discussion about Slideshare, maybe there are those who don’t know, what is Slideshare? The SlideShare site was founded in 2006 by Rashmi Sinha, an Indian-born entrepreneur who lives in the United States.
SlideShare was originally intended to accommodate many presentation files that can be used to support the business interests of business people. But, over time, the SlideShare site reaches users from various circles.
SlideShare was acquired by LinkedIn in 2012. After a few years, this site was acquired again by Scribd. Until now, SlideShare has been used by more than fifty million users in the world.
Before discussing how to download contents from SlideShare, we will review the features that are the advantages of this one site. Here’s a list of its flagship features.
Supports Multiple File Formats
Not only can it be used to share presentation files, via the SlideShare site, you can also share files with other formats. Among them are PDF, Word, and OpenDocument.
Have Many Choice of Presentation Categories
In SlideShare, you can not only download presentation files related to work or education. This site has more than 35 categories of presentation topics that you can download. Among them are automotive, art and photography, design, gadgets, finance, entertainment, food, health, law, lifestyle, and many more.
SlideShare also has an analytics page, you know. On this page, we can see the number of viewers, views to social shares from our own profile. This feature is usually found on several social media platforms such as Instagram and YouTube.
Another cool feature SlideShare has is the comments column. Similar to the analytics page, generally the comments column is commonly found on several social media. However, the SlideShare presentation file-sharing site also provides this feature so that its users can interact with other users, via the existing comment column.
How to Download SlideShare Presentation on Computer
So, now we will move on to discussing How to Download Files From SlideShare. Here are the steps from the download process.
Log in to SlideShare
The first thing you need to do is log into your SlideShare account. If you don’t have a SlideShare account, you can log in using your LinkedIn or Facebook account. Or, you can immediately register a new account. However, you still need a LinkedIn account to register a new account on SlideShare.
Find the file you want to download
After logging in, you will be taken to the main SlideShare page. From here, you can directly search for presentation files, PDF, Word, and so on, and then download them to your computer or laptop.
To do this, just type the keywords from the presentation topic or other files you want to search in the search bar or search field. The position of the search bar is at the top of the screen, right next to the SlideShare logo. For example, we are looking for presentation topics around linguistics.
After pressing the search button, there will be a page that contains many files with related keywords, as shown in the picture above. So, from here, we just have to choose which files to download to a PC or laptop.
After the file you are looking for has been found, click on the file title. Then, a page for downloading the file will appear.
From here, we can directly download the file we were looking for earlier. It’s easy, just click the “Download” button which is right under the title of the file.
After pressing the download button, the file will be automatically downloaded to your PC or laptop. Please wait for the download process to complete. This download process generally doesn’t take long, because the file size is not that big.
Download Files by Category
Not only searching through the search bar or search field, but you can also take advantage of the topic categories provided by the SlideShare site to find the file you want to download.
On the main SlideShare site, simply click on the word “Explore” in the upper left corner of the screen. After that, wait for the page to open.
Then, after the page opens, you can select the topic category from the download file according to your needs or desires.
After that, there will be a page that displays many files related to the topic that you have selected. Here, all you have to do is select the file that suits your needs.
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If so, all you have to do is click on the title of the file and the download page will open. You can immediately click the blue button that says “Download” to download the file to your PC or laptop.
How to Download from SlideShare App
In addition to reviewing how to download on SlideShare on PC or laptop, we will also share information about how to download on SlideShare on an Android phone. The following is the discussion.
Download the SlideShare application
The first step, please download the SlideShare application on the Google Play Store. The SlideShare application is less than 15 MB in size, so the download process will only take a moment.
Login to your account
After the download is complete, all you have to do is log into your account using the e-mail and password that has been registered on SlideShare. You can also log in with your LinkedIn account if you have one.
Find the file to download
Next, all you have to do is find the file that you will download to your Android phone. Just type a search keyword into the search field, or use the ‘Explore’ tab to search for presentation topics or other files, with more specifics.
So, if the files from the topic you are looking for have been found, all you have to do is download the files. Please click on the file title to open download options. If so, please press the ‘Save’ button. Wait until the file download process is complete.
At this point, the discussion from Weblogue is about how to download from SlideShare without login via PC or laptop, as well as How to Download Files From SlideShare on an Android phone. How easy is it, right ?.