In this article, mainly we are going to discuss how to save or download images from word document.
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How to Download Images from MS word document?
In this context we are going to discuss 4 methods to save or download images from word document.
- Save the document as web page type
- Change the extension from .docx to .rar
- Use the 7-zip file manager
- Simple Copy, paste method
Let’s discuss each method of downloading images from the MS word document.
1. Save the document as web page type
Downloading a single image from MS word document is so simple than from other types of documents. In this context I am going to tell the process of downloading multiple images at a time into a single folder. You just need to do follow the below steps to download them.
Total Time: 4 minutes
Step 1: Open the MS word document
First of all you need to select the MS word document from which you want to download images and open that MS Word document. Now your selected document is open on the screen as shown below.
Step 2: Save the document type as web page
In this step you have to save the document type as “Web page” from the list of available types from the drop-down menu. To do this, go to the “File” menu, there you will find multiple options for the documents. Click on the “Save as” option that is shown in the above image. Click on Other Formats. Then the screen will display as follows.
When you click on the save as option in the above step, you will find mainly two small rectangular boxes one to enter the file name and other to select the save as type options from the dropdown menu at the bottom of the screen.
You need to select the save as type as “Webpage” from the list of available options from the dropdown menu and then click the “save” option that is available below the save as type rectangular box. With this step, your word document will save on your desktop/pc with different form files such as Html file, word file, and images file.
Step 3: Go to document files of downloads
Now go to downloads of the PC where all types of downloaded files, images are stored. Here the files of the document are saved as the name of the document followed by the word “files”( Here I had selected bitcoin documents so the files are saved with the name” bitcoin_files”) as shown in the above image.
In that files folder the text will be saved in one folder, images are saved with the same size in another folder. Go to the images folder where all the downloaded images are placed. Give a double-click on that selected folder to open.
Step 4: Downloaded Images from the documents
In this last step you will see the all images in a single folder that are downloaded from your selected documents. So you can easily recognize and use them since all images are at a single place in a folder.
Those are the simple steps to be followed to download multiple images from the MS word document using save as type webpage.
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2. Change the extension from .docx to .rar
In the second method we are going to discuss how to download images from word document by changing the extension from .docx to .rar. Let us see what are the steps in this method.
Step 1: Select the word document
In the first step you need to select the MS word document from the PC. Here I am selecting the document from the downloads. So first go to the file option in your pc and then click on the downloads as shown in the below image.
Now there will be many documents in your downloads. Find the required document and select that document from which you want to extract all the images.
Step 2: Select add to .rar option
In this step give a right-click on the selected document then you will see a pop-up menu screen. In that menu select the “add to .rar” option as shown in the below image.
Now your MS word document is saved as WinRAR archive format.
Step 3: Select WinRAR zip file from downloads
Now go to File menu and click on the downloads option.
Now select the WinRAR zip archive file format of the respective converted document as shown in the below image.
Step 4: Open the zip file and select word folder
Now to open that zip file give a double click on it. The zip file opens as shown in the below image.
Now select the word folder from the available folders in that zip file as shown in the above image.
Step 5: Open the Word folder and select Media folder
Now open the word folder which is previously selected in the above step (step 2.4). Now select the Media folder from the available folders.
Open the that Media folder to see the images as shown below.
In the above image we can see all the images that are downloaded from the MS word document. You can select and use all the images whenever you want.
This is the second method of downloading all the images from the MS word document by changing the .docx extension into .rar format.
3. Using the 7-zip file manager
7-Zip is a free open source software, it is a file archiver with a high compression ratio, it is available in the form of an app for windows that could handle the files easily.
It has many features such as
- powerful file manager
- Self-extracting capability for 7z format
- Plugin for FAR manager
Let us discuss how to download images from the word document using this 7-Zip file manager in this context.
Step 1: Open the 7-Zip file manager on your device
Search for a 7-Zip file manager in your device by entering the name in the search bar. Now you need to open that app on your device.
When you open the 7-Zip file manager app, the screen looks like empty. Now go to the left corner of the screen there you will see a small dropdown menu. Click on that symbol to select the document.
Step 2: Select the document
In this step you need to select the MS word document from which you want to extract all images. Here I am selecting the documents from the drop-down menu option as shown below
Now different documents in your device are shown on the screen. Select the required document for extracting the images as shown in the below image.
Step 3: Select the 7-Zip option
Now give a right-click on the selected document. Then you will find a number of options on that menu. Select the “7-Zip” option and then you will find one more menu as shown in the below image.
Now select the “Extract files” option from that menu as shown in the above image.
Step 4: Set the path to extract files
In this step you have to select the path for the extracted files. And here you can set path mode and password also. You can see the document name also here as shown in the below image.
After selecting the paths click on the “OK” option that is available at the bottom as shown in the above image.
Step 5: Select the folder of files and then select word folder
After clicking on “OK”, within few seconds the screen will automatically open the zip file manager screen. Now find the selected document files from that file manager as shown in the below figure.
Now give a double click on that selected folder then you will find some folders and documents. Select on the word folder and give a double click on that word folder to open.
Step 6: Select media folder and view the images
Now give a double click on the word folder to open that. Then you will find some folders and documents in that word folder. Select the media folder from the available folders as shown below.
Give a double click on the media folder to open that. Here you will find all the downloaded images from the selected MS word document as shown below.
You can select any images from that folder and give a double click on the image to open and view that image. Here I am opening one image from that media folder that is used in the selected MS word document.
In this way, we can download the images from the MS Word document with the help of a 7-zip archiver and we can view, use them anytime quickly.
4. Simple Copy, paste method
This method is known to almost all users. Most of the people are simply copy the required images from the MS word document and paste that in other required places. But this is neither an efficient nor a fast method than the above 3 methods.
These are the different methods to download images from the MS Word document.
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Methods to download images from word document quickly- FAQ
Is it possible to get an image in one word document to another without downloading it?
Yes, It is possible. If you don’t want to download image but there is a need to use that image then you can simply copy the image. And then paste it in the required document in the proper place.
I am trying to download the images using a 7-zip archiver but after the path setting it showing an error that the extract action can’t be complete. Why did this happen? how to overcome this problem?
This problem is because you recently open that document in other apps or places and you did not close that document after the completion of your work. So it remains active in that place. So it can’t be accessed by the 7-zip file manager. To overcome this problem you need to close the selected document in all places except the 7-zip file manager. Then the files can be archived successfully.
Can I download images by converting the extension from .docx to .zip?
Yes, you can use this method also. In some systems there is .zip format and in other systems .rar format. You can use any one of the methods since both have the same procedure and the same final results. So you can use .zip format also for downloading images from MS word document.
How can I secure my images which I had downloaded from the MS word document?
You can secure your images by setting a password to that image folder. This is feature also included in the 7-zip file manager method. There you can secure your document by setting a password at the stage of path settings itself.