How to Remove VBA Macro Code from PowerPoint?

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 10th, 2024 • 5 Min Read
“I have a Macros-enabled PowerPoint presentation. I’d want to delete the Macros, but I’m not sure which slide they’re on. Is it possible to select all the slides and remove the macros from PowerPoint in a single step? Thank you for any and all your support. “
“Hello, I have created 3 macros, but when I give a presentation it shows two. If I am creating two, it is returning one. So, I want to remove entire macros from PowerPoint. I tried the manual method but no luck. Therefore, suggest me a one-stop solution to remove all animations from the PowerPoint macro.”

As we see the above many users are stuck in different situations. VBA macros are used to automate different functionalities in PowerPoint presentations. Many developers can use VBA to perform respective tasks, generate charts and forms, etc. but after some time, they need to remove the VBA macro code from PowerPoint. This blog will cover how do I remove macros from PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx, .pptm)?

Macros are used in all Microsoft Office products to automate routine actions such as formatting size and text, drawing pictures, and switching printers. A macro essentially takes a sequence of functions and compiles them. It allows you to perform a difficult activity or multiple steps with a single button click or keyboard command. PowerPoint also employs macros to perform activities such as launching other presentations, moving to different slides based on audience questions, or playing videos during the presentation.

Manual Method to Remove Macro from PowerPoint

Preparation: Before we go manually remove VBA macros and modules from PowerPoint. You need to enable the Developer tab to see all the professional tabs. So, follow these steps to enable the Developer tab:

  1. First, click on the File tab >> Options.
  2. Secondly, click on Customize Ribbon, then click on the Developer option from the right panel.
  3. Lastly, hit the Ok tab to enable the Developer tab.

Steps to Delete Macro from PowerPoint

  • Open an Excel PowerPoint file, then click on the Developer tab.
  • Select the slide and press Alt + F8. You will see the pop-up message on the screen.
  • Then, select the macro code and hit the Delete button.

Limitations with Manual Method

As we see the above, we can manually remove the macro code from the PowerPoint, but truly speaking, it comes with many restrictions.

  1. If a developer has many PowerPoint files that contain Macro code, then this manual way is not good for your data.
  2. Maybe you lost your data during the removing process.
  3. It takes a lot of time to delete Macro PowerPoint.
  4. You need technical expertise to remove macros from PowerPoint documents.

Smart Solution to Remove Macros from PowerPoint

BitRecover VBA Macro Remover is the perfect solution to remove macros from PowerPoint. We all know that a VBA project can store multiple macros. This macro remover is able to remove all macros from any VBA project, so you can easily erase them from all inserted projects in bulk. Also, it gives you the option to check and uncheck specific VBA projects to remove them. This toolkit is an excellent solution to delete macros from Word documents.

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Prominent Features of the Tool

  1. This tool is good to prevent macro viruses. Users can easily remove all macros from PowerPoint documents without opening them. But make sure that there is no macro virus in the document.
  2. After deleting the macro code from the PowerPoint VBA project, this tool gives you the option to save the output data to any desired location.
  3. The VBA Macro Remover Tool comes with a friendly interface, so both technical and non-technical people can easily remove macros from PowerPoint.
  4. It gives you a different option to remove passwords from VBA projects. If you forget your VBA password macros and modules, click the Remove VBA Password option to unlock the VBA password-protected file.
  5. This advanced toolkit gives you the option to delete macros from single and batch VBA project documents. Select single or multiple VBA projects according to your needs to remove macros from PowerPoint.

Steps to Delete Macro PowerPoint

  1. First, download and run the software on your computer, then choose “Select Files” or “Select Folders” option.
    remove macro from PowerPoint
  2. Secondly, choose VBA projects from the location.
    choose VBA project
  3. Now, software analyses VBA projects while inserting PowerPoint files.
  4. After uploading all data on the software panel, choose the required projects to remove macros.
    select PowerPoint VBA file to delete macro
  5. After that, enable the Remove VBA code option.
    tick to remove macro option
  6. Then choose the location to save the resultant output data and hit the save document option.
  7. Now, you can see VBA projects after removing the macro code and saving them in TXT format.

Time to say Bye

Finally, we explain to you both manual and professional techniques to remove macros from PowerPoint. But before going with the manual method please read its limitations first. If you don’t want to lose your important data then you can try a professional solution to delete all animations from PowerPoint Macro.