Install Manually

Manual Installation

In the following steps, you will need to copy and modify files in the directory where Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services is installed.

  1. Locate the Report Server installation directory. The root directory for Microsoft SQL Server is usually C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server.

    All paths used below will refer to this directory as .

  2. Copy Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices.dll to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\ \Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin folder. The download contains the Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices.dll and compiled documentation in CHM format.

  3. Register Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services as a rendering extension:

    1. Open C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server<Instance>\Reporting Services\ReportServer\rsreportserver.config.
    2. Add the following lines into the element:


  <!--Start here.-->

  <Extension Name="ASPPT" Type="Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices.PptRenderer,Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices"/>

  <Extension Name="ASPPS" Type="Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices.PpsRenderer,Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices"/>

  <Extension Name="ASPPTX" Type="Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices.PptxRenderer,Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices"/>

  <Extension Name="ASPPSX" Type="Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices.PpsxRenderer,Aspose.Slides.ReportingServices"/>

  <!--End here.-->


  1. Give Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services permissions to execute:
    1. Open C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server<Instance>\Reporting Services\ReportServer\rssrvpolicy.config.
    2. Add the following as the last item in the second to outer element (which should be ).




    <!--Start here.-->






        Description="This code group grants full trust to the AS4SSRS assembly.">







            e633d9cb4c4a6d8eda03c12f486e13a1a0cb1aa101ad94943236384cbbf5c679944b994de9546e493bf" />


    <!--End here.-->



  1. Verify that Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services was installed successfully:

    1. Open Report Manager and check the list of available export types for a report.
  2. Select one of the reports on the server.

  3. Open the Select Format list. You should see a list of export formats provided by Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services.

  4. Select PPT – PowerPoint Presentation via Aspose.Slides.

    Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services installed successfully and new export formats are available.


  1. Click the Export link. The report is generated in the selected format, sent to the client and opened in an appropriate application. In our case, the report opens in Microsoft PowerPoint.

    A PPT report generated by Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services.


Congratulations, you’ve successfully installed Aspose.Slides for Reporting Services and generated a report as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation!