How To Download Shared Canva Presentation

Canva has gained popularity as a go-to platform for producing impressive visual content, particularly presentations. A standout feature of Canva is its ability to facilitate sharing and collaboration on presentations. However, if you find yourself wanting to download a Canva presentation that has been shared with you, either for offline access or future use, this article will walk you through the necessary steps.

Step 1: Open the Link of the Shared Canva Presentation

The first thing you need to do is open the shared Canva presentation. This link is usually sent to you via email or messaging platforms. Clicking on the link will open the presentation in your web browser.

Step 2: Request Access

If the presentation is not set to public, you will need to request access to view and download it. Click on the Request Access button and wait for the owner to grant you access.

Step 3: Access the Canva Presentation

Once the owner has granted you access, you can now view the presentation. Simply click on the link again, and it will open up the Canva presentation.

Step 4: Download the Presentation

To download the presentation, go to the upper right corner and click on the Download button. A drop-down menu will appear with different format options.

Step 5: Choose the Format

Select the preferred format for your presentation. The commonly used formats for presentations are PPTX and PDF. Choose your desired format and click on the Download button.

Step 6: Save the Downloaded File

Your browser will now download the file, and you can choose where to save the file in your computer. After saving the file, you can open and view the presentation offline anytime.

//Sample code to demonstrate the process
const downloadFile = async () => {
  const canvaPresentationLink = '';
  const format = 'pdf'; // or 'pptx'
  try {
    await requestAccess(canvaPresentationLink);
    await download(canvaPresentationLink, format);
  } catch (error) {
    console.error('Error downloading file: ', error);



Downloading a shared Canva presentation is straightforward once you know the steps. This guide has shown you how you can download and save a shared Canva presentation for your personal use. Remember to respect the owner’s copyright and only use the downloaded presentation as permitted.