How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint slideshow using Adobe Acrobat

How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint slideshow using Adobe Acrobat
With Adobe Acrobat, you can convert PDF files into PowerPoint.Morsa Images/Getty Images
  • Adobe Acrobat lets you convert a PDF into a PowerPoint presentation with just a few clicks.
  • You can also use it to convert a PDF file into other types of files.

PDF files are typically unable to be edited, which makes them great for retaining formatting, but not so great when it comes to editing or file conversion.

But with Adobe Acrobat, you can view and edit PDF files as well as convert them to other file formats, including Microsoft PowerPoint.

Here's how to convert a PDF file into a PowerPoint slide presentation.
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How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint presentation using Adobe Acrobat

Keep in mind that you will need to have the paid version of Adobe Acrobat in order to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint. If you only have Adobe Reader, converting a PDF to a PowerPoint won't be possible unless you upgrade to the full version of Acrobat.

1. Open the PDF that you want to convert. Make sure you are using Adobe Acrobat to open the PDF.

2. On the right side of the screen, click on "Export PDF."
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How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint slideshow using Adobe Acrobat
Click "Export PDF" on the right side of the Adobe screen.Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

3. From the menu, click on "Microsoft PowerPoint," then click "Export."
How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint slideshow using Adobe Acrobat
Export the PDF to Microsoft PowerPoint.Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider
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4. In the pop-up window, select a location to save the new PowerPoint and type in a name for the file. Click "Save" when you are finished.

How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint slideshow using Adobe Acrobat
Save the PowerPoint to your preferred location.Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

5. The conversion process may take a few minutes, depending on how large your PDF is. Once it has finished converting, you will be able to open the new PowerPoint presentation.
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How to convert a PDF into a PowerPoint slideshow using Adobe Acrobat
You can now open the converted file in PowerPoint.Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider

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