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There might be times you need to convert PDF to PowerPoint especially for presenting. You might try to convert PDF to PPT online, but this will produce low quality and you will take your PDF file security into risk. The best result we want the conversion from PDF to PowerPoint for Mac or Windows is that the original layouts, elements, text contents, graphics, hyperlinks, and are well-preserved. Below we will share 2 easy ways for converting PDF to PowerPoint with original layout.

Method 1. The Best Way to Convert PDF into PowerPoint on Mac and Windows

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iSkysoft PDF Editor Pro for Mac (or iSkysoft PDF Editor for Windows) is an all-in-one PDF editor and converter. It can not only help you convert PDF into PPT, Word, Excel and other popular file formats, but also give you the possibility of converting scanned PDF into editable document with advanced OCR technology.

In addition to converting, iSkysoft PDF Editor also integrates with powerful editing features, which can make PDF editing much easier. You can delete, insert texts, images and pages in PDF, split and merge PDF files, add watermark and e-signature to your file etc.

How to convert a PDF to a PowerPoint on Mac (10.12 macOS Sierra)

Below is the detailed guide to help you to convert PDF to PPT on Mac. For Windows users, you can use iSkysoft PDF Editor for Windows to convert PDF to PowerPoint on Windows PC with the same steps.

Step 1 Launch iSkysoft PDF Editor

The first thing you need to do is to download and instal the PDF editor on your computer. After that, launch the program.

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Step 2 Convert PowerPoint from PDF

Now hit the "Convert PDF" tab from the main menu. When the conversion window pops up, clcik the "W" icon to set PowerPoint as the output format. Then click "Convert" to start the PDF to PPT conversion.

Before conversion, you can also customize the pages you want to convert by setting the page range. For scanned PDF, you can turn on the "OCR" feature to turn the file into editable document.

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Step 3 Edit and Markup Your PDF (Optional)

Before converting PDF into PPT, you can edit and annotate your PDF as you want. Click the "Edit" button on the top toolbar, then you can add or delete text on your PDF. To annotate your PDF, you can click the "Markup" button to get the options for highlighting, drawing markup, adding sticky note, leaving comments and more.

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By the way, if you need more PDF solutions, please go to get full guide on editing and converting PDF.

Method 2. Convert a PDF to PowerPoint Mac Using iSkysoft PDF Converter

To convert PDF to PowerPoint, you don't get a proper utility to do so in Mac. Thus, it is necessary that you should have third-party software that allows you to convert the file without any glitch. The one stands out should be iSkysoft PDF Converter for Mac (acts as a professional PDF to PowerPoint Converter for Mac). It is easy to use and the conversion speed can be super fast. What's more, it can convert multiple PDF files to PowerPoint (.pptx) formats in batch. You can even choose the page-range for partial conversion. To enable the OCR feature, you can even convert scanned PDF to PPT, Word, Excel, Text, and more.

Go on to learn more about converting PDF to PowerPoint Mac with this Mac OS X PDF to PowerPoint converter, which also supports the newly Mac OS X El Capitan.

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Step 1 Run the Mac PDF to PPT Tool and Import PDF Files

After starting the PDF to PPT converter application, import your PDF files first. You may drag and drop the several PDF files to the interface of the program. Click the button to set the output format. (Note: You can convert specific pages by specifying a page range like 1, 3, 5-8.)

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Step 2 Choose the PowerPoint (.ppt) as the Output Format

Choose "PowerPoint (.ppt)" format as the output format prior to converting the PDF to PowerPoint (.pptx) on Mac. Click "OK" to confirm the output format setting. For converting scanned PDF files, tick "Convert Scanned PDF documents with OCR" in the bottom of the program interface.

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Step 3 Start to Convert PDF to PowerPoint (.ppt) on Mac OS

Click "Convert" button to start the conversion. In the end, it will only a few seconds for the conversion process to complete.

Don't forget that you can check the PowerPoint slides to ensure that everything looks just like the original PDF. After all is done, then you can save your PDF file as PowerPoint file and enjoy it for yourself.

Video Tutorial on How to Convert PDF to PowerPoint on Mac

Besides converting PDF to PowerPoint format, this quality PDF to PowerPoint converter also allows business and individual users to convert PDF to other office format including Word, EPUB, Excel and others. This high performing PDF tool offer many benefits to improve your productivity. If you're using Apple Keynote, you can import the converted PowerPoint file for continue editing, see how to import PDF to Keynote with the help of PDF to Keynote Mac Converter step by step.

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