I need to convert a PDF file to PPT file. Are there any programs which can do that?

I don't need anything fancy. I just need to have contents of each page turned from PDF to PPT. No hyperlinks, no animations or anything similar.


There are a bunch of utilities and helps available on the web to do this, including:

You can also take the very cheap, manual route of manually copy/paste each page of the PDF file to a slide in Powerpoint.

  • PDFPowerpoint works perfectly. Don't need login or any data hog – Josir Jun 25 '18 at 10:49

The desired result can also be achieved without proprietary tools. If you have GhostScript installed, you can convert your PDF presentation into a set of JPG images using:

gs -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dSAFER -dGraphicsAlphaBits=4 -dTextAlphaBits=4 -sDEVICE=jpeg -r300 -sOutputFile='page-%00d.jpg' YOURFILE.pdf

Then, with the plugin for OpenOffice/LibreOffice create a presentation where each image fills exactly one slide. You can also easily keep the order of the pages by choosing the plugin option "natural sorting".

I have written an article on the topic in my blog, unfortunately in German only.

  • use -sDEVICE=png16m for text without jpeg artifacts; use LibreOffice's Insert>Image>Photo Album to insert them all. – marc Mar 23 '16 at 13:38

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