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Do you find that it's very easy to export iWord Keynote files to PDF format, but you cannot convert PDF back to Keynote documents? Mac users are lucky because Apple iWork Keynote allows them to export files to PDF format. However, if they want to convert PDF to Keynote on Mac, they need a PDF tool for help. This article tells you how to convert PDF to iWork Keynote friendly format on Mac with PDFelement for Mac.

How to Convert PDF to Editable Keynote on Mac

Step 1: Upload PDF Files

Double-click the quick start icon on the desktop to launch the PDF to Keynote Converter. And then drag and drop a PDF file into the application. Or you can also go to the File menu and open the PDF documents by browsing local folders.

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Step 2: Convert PDF to Keynote

On the Mac PDF to Keynote Converter, click the "Convert" button on the toolbar. Then select "To Powerpoint" option, you can get more settings on the right side. Once it is ok, hit the "Convert" button on the right side to start the PDF to Keynote conversion process. If your PDF file is a scanned or image-based PDF file, you can refer to the method provided in this article how to convert PDF to Powerpoint on Mac. The converted powerpoint file will be editable, and you can open it with Keynote on Mac directly.

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Convert PDF to Keynote on Mac for Free

Even though Keynote does not support to open PDF format files directly, it still supports to add a PDF format file in it. In this way, you can change the PDF format file to be Keynote format. However, the PDF will be added as images and the content is not editable, so the target Keynote file that you get is also not editable using this method.

Step 1: Open Keynote

Launch Keynote to select an existing Keynote file to be opened, or choose a Theme to open a blank Keynote file.

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Step 2: Add PDF File into Keynote

Open a PDF file on your Mac by a PDF reader, then drag and drop the PDF page into the left side thumbnail of Keynote file. The PDF page will be added as an image, and you can move up and down of the page to be added in the correct order that you want.

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Step 3: Convert PDF to Keynote on Mac

Then you can click the "File" > "Save" button on the top menu to save this Keynote file in your local folder.

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Best PDF to Keynote Converter on Mac

PDFelement for Mac is among the most reliable PDF tool to fulfill all your needs for PDF editing, converting, and managing. It allows users to edit PDF contents such as text, images, pages and font color. The embedded OCR function makes the text recognition innovative and turns scanned PDF into editable and searchable.

Moreover, its firm protection technology keeps your high-sensitive documents from being damaged and digital signature can be added to protect your PDF files from being tampered. Another impressive function is that this program can convert batch PDF to multiple formats at a lightning speed without any quality loss.

Tips: Benefits of Converting PDF to Keynote Friendly Format(.pptx)

Some users might be confused for the reason why I recommend converting PDF to Keynote friendly format, (.pptx). Here is the reason: for sharing the file between Mac and Windows users. Mac users, of course, are able to open these files with the .key extension with Keynote in Mac easily while Windows users cannot open at all. And on the contrary, both Keynote and Microsoft PowerPoint can open files with the extension (.pptx). For this reason, they will have no trouble of sharing the files.

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Published: Nov 08,2017 14:52 pm / Updated: Sep 10,2018 16:45 pm

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