Skip to main content

How to only save shapes as pictures (jpg/gif/tif/peng) in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-09-21

Have ever imaged to save the auto shapes as pictures in jpg, gif, tif or png format in Excel? Now I can tell you the tricks to handle it.

Save all graphics as pictures with Save As

Save only shapes as pictures with Kutools for Excel

arrow blue right bubble Save all graphics as pictures with Save As

In Excel, you can save the whole workbook as a web page, and then you can save the shapes as pictures one by one.

1. Click File or Office button > Save As, in the Save As dialog, select a location to output the web page, and then specify the web page name you want, and select Web Page from Save as type list.

doc save shape as picture 1

2. Click Save, then a dialog box may come out as below screenshot shown. Click Yes to go ahead.

doc save shape as picture 2

3. Now go to the folder that you name in above step, and open it, you can see all graphics are saved as pictures in it.

doc save shape as picture 3

arrow blue right bubble Save only shapes as pictures with Kutools for Excel

With above method, you will save all graphics including shapes, charts, smart arts as pictures, and all of them are save as png. If you want to save only shapes as other image format, you can try to use Kutools for Excel‘s Export Graphics.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

1. Click Kutools Plus > Import/Export > Export Graphics. See screenshot:

doc save shape as picture 4

2. In the Export Graphics dialog, do as below:

1) In Types list, select Shapes;

2) You can export shapes only form specific sheets by checking them in the Worksheet list;

3) Specify a save directory;

4) Select a picture format you want to save as.

doc save shape as picture 5

3. Click Ok. Now a dialog box comes out and shows you how many graphics have been exported successfully. Just click OK to close it. Now all shapes only are saved as pictures in a folder.

doc save shape as picture 6
doc save shape as picture 7

With Kutools for Excel’s Export Graphics, you can only save charts, pictures or shapes as png, gif, tif or jpg.

Best Office Productivity Tools

🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions
Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates   |  Delete Blank Rows   |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data   |   Round without Formula ...
Super Lookup: Multiple Criteria VLookup    Multiple Value VLookup  |   VLookup Across Multiple Sheets   |   Fuzzy Lookup ....
Advanced Drop-down List: Quickly Create Drop Down List   |  Dependent Drop Down List   |  Multi-select Drop Down List ....
Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  |  Compare Ranges & Columns ...
Featured Features: Grid Focus   |  Design View   |   Big Formula Bar    Workbook & Sheet Manager   |  Resource Library (Auto Text)   |  Date Picker   |  Combine Worksheets   |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells    Send Emails by List   |  Super Filter   |   Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ...
Top 15 Toolsets12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters, ...)   |   50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart, ...)   |   40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday, ...)   |   19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path, ...)   |   12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion, ...)   |   7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Cells, ...)   |   ... and more

Supercharge Your Excel Skills with Kutools for Excel, and Experience Efficiency Like Never Before. Kutools for Excel Offers Over 300 Advanced Features to Boost Productivity and Save Time.  Click Here to Get The Feature You Need The Most...


Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

  • Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!
Comments (0)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
There are no comments posted here yet
Leave your comments
Posting as Guest
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations