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How to Convert a PowerPoint to PDF

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Microsoft PowerPoint has been used for ages to produce feature-rich presentations for businesses and classroom audiences. Presentations made using PowerPoint – a key program of the Microsoft Office suit – usually promote engagement and involvement in many settings. However, like other MS Office programs, PowerPoint files usually lack extensive cross-platform compatibility and are also prone to security issues.

The Portable File Format (PDF) maintains one of the most versatile platforms for any document format. As such, it is used by millions of users to share and store information every day across different software platforms and hardware devices. Therefore, it only makes sense to convert your vulnerable PowerPoint files to PDF. So, how do you go about accomplishing such a feat? This article is going to show you how to convert a PowerPoint to PDF with two top PDF software.

Method 1. Convert PowerPoint to PDF with Wondershare PDFelement

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Wondershare PDFelement is one of the biggest performers at Wondershare, boasting of over half a dozen functions relating to PDF editing. On one corner Wondershare PDFelement is used to edit, view, and print PDF documents, just as you would with mainstream PDF viewers. On another corner, the application enables you to create, edit, and print forms, which is really cool especially if you constantly struggle with filling official forms.

Some of the additional features you would expect with Wondershare PDFelement include security features such as password protection and permissions, digital signatures, watermarks, and the ability to add redactions. You can also add and edit annotations, headers, footers, hyperlinks, and bookmarks to your PDF documents.

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Method 2. Change PowerPoint to PDF with Wondershare PDF Converter Pro

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Wondershare PDF Converter Pro is an awesome tool if you are looking for a simple and minimalistic interface to convert your files to and from PDF. With only two features – convert and create PDF – PDF Converter Pro is ideal for repetitive batch conversions in the office. Additionally, the PDF creation feature does just the opposite by enabling you to convert other file formats, including PowerPoint presentations, to PDF. PDF Converter Pro gives the user different options for conversion, including the ability to combine multiple files into a single PDF and the ability to convert a custom range of pages.

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    Step 1. Launch the Software

    Launch the application from your Windows desktop. On the top of the program's interface, select the tab "Create PDF" and proceed to upload your PowerPoint file(s).

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    Step 2. Import PowerPoint File

    You can directly upload your PowerPoint files to the program by dragging and dropping. Alternatively, you can hit the "Add Files" button at the bottom left corner of the window.

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    Step 3. Turn PowerPoint into PDF

    You can rearrange the file order, combine multiple slide files into a single PDF, export image-based PDF. Once you are satisfied with the settings, press "Create" to start.

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