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How to Save Images Embedded in Word Document

This guide describes 3 easy ways to save images embedded in a Word document. Want to extract all embedded images in a Word document at once, keep reading.

Way 1: Save Individual Image

If you just want to save one or two images which embedded in Word, you can copy them individually.

Step 1: Copy a image.

In Word document, click the picture that you want to export, and then press Ctrl+C

Step 2: Paste as an image to Paint.

Open Paint app and then press Ctrl+V to paste the copied image. Press Ctrl+S to save this image.

Copy and paste individual image

Way 2: Save All Images One-time

To extract embedded images from a Word document save the document as a web page, here's how:

1. In Word, click on File > Save As.

Save images from Word document

2. In the Save As box, type a name for the document.

3. In Save as type, select Web Page (.html). Then, click Save button.

Save document as web page

Images will be extracted from the document and placed in the folder named <DocumentName>_files in the same location as the saved web page.

Open image folder

Way 3: Extract All Images Embedded in Word Document

With this option, you need rename the extension of the file from .docx to .zip. Then unzip that file, you will get all images that embedded in Word document at once.

1. Select the required document, right-click it and select Rename.

2. Change the extension from .docx to .zip, and then hit Enter.

Change file extension from .docx to .zip

3. Right-click on .zip file, select Extract All....

Unzip folder

4. Click Extract to decompress zipped folder.

Extract zippes folder

Images will be extracted from the document and placed in the folder named media.

Open image file