The content in your LivePlan pitch works great as a slide deck to accompany a live presentation. To impress potential investors or make a splash at a pitching event, punch up your talk with great-looking slides of your pitch content.
Exporting your pitch to PowerPoint produces a .pptx file, which you can open in PowerPoint, Keynote, or other presentation software or upload to your favorite slide sharing service.
Note: The free suite from OpenOffice.org does not currently do a good job of opening the latest .pptx files. Thus it is not a good choice, unfortunately, for use with our PowerPoint export.
To export your pitch to PowerPoint:
Note: Slides will only be produced for the sections of the pitch that you have started.
- On the Pitch tab, click Present:
- Click Export to PowerPoint:
A progress overlay will appear:
- When the file is ready, click Download:
- Follow the instructions below for the browser you are using.
For Chrome users:
The downloaded file will appear in the lower left-hand corner of the browser window. Click on the menu, and choose Open:
Note: If you are unable to locate the file, use Shift+Cmd+J (on a Mac) or Ctrl+J (on a PC) to open the Downloads list in the browser.
For Firefox users:
If you are using Firefox, the browser will give you the option to open the file in your presentation software or save it to your hard drive. Select the desired option:
Note: If you are unable to locate the downloaded file, press Ctrl+J (on a PC) or Cmd+J (on a Mac) to open the Download Manager window. Your file should be listed there.
For Safari users:
The PPTX of the pitch will be placed in the Downloads folder on your dock. The file may also open automatically, depending on your settings:
Note: If you are unable to locate the file, click the Downloads button in the browser to see a list of recent downloads. The PPTX of your pitch should be in the list:
For Internet Explorer users:
Options to open or save the pitch PPTX will appear in the bar along the bottom of the browser. Select the desired option: