Sep 11

keynote

There have been many times that I have been given a keynote file from someone, and I want to get the movie out of it and save just the movie  (or a picture) as a separate file.  You used to be able to right click and select “view package contents” but  that doesn’t work anymore. Here’s how to do it now.

1. Find the keynote file in the finder.

2. Right click on the keynote file and select ‘duplicate’. This is so that you are working on a copy and won’t hurt the original file.

Duplicate the keynote file

Duplicate the keynote file

3. Click on the filename of the new keynote file so that the filename is selected, press right arrow and type ‘.zip’ after the filename. In my example I’m changing it from ‘OCC copy’ to ‘OCC copy.zip’.

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4. It will prompt you to make sure, click ‘Use.zip’.

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5. Now double click on the .zip file and it will create a folder.

6. Open the folder and inside the folder will be all the movies and pictures from your keynote file! You can copy them, move them, whatever you want!

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7 Responses to “How to extract a movie or photo out of a Keynote presentation”

  1. Allan says:

    This is fantastic! So simple. Thanks heaps Wayne!

  2. Jennifer says:

    What a simple yet brilliant solution. Thank you!

  3. DPKR says:

    Thanks a ton mate! Cheers!

  4. Jeff says:

    Even easier is to select the image, locate the portion of the inspector that shows the file name of the image, and drag the file name and its little icon to your desktop, or wherever.

  5. Jen says:

    I wish I had found this post long ago. Thank you!

  6. Asha says:

    Nice, thank you!

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