Quick way to extract images and media from DOCX XLSX PPTX (2007 and newer Office files)

  1. Change the file name extension to ZIP (filename.zip)
  2. Extract the contents
  3. The images will be under the ProgramIdentifierMedia folder.  For example, if it was originally a Word document, it will be somewhere like

For Excel, it will be xlmedia and so forth…
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Daniel Gijsbers
10 years ago


If you have 7 zip installed you can just right click the docx, office, ppt, pptx, xlsx files and say extract here. This also works for adsk files.