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How to Convert PDF to PowerPoint on Mac (macOS Sonoma Compatible)

Do you know how to convert PDF to PowerPoint on Mac? There are different offline tools and online platforms available for this. But, you may get confused about which one is the best for you. To help you make your decision quickly, we recommend you use UPDF for Mac as it can not only help you convert PDF to PowerPoint on Mac one by one, but also do that in batch. If you have scanned PDF files and want to convert them into editable PowerPoint, you can also use UPDF. Moreover, UPDF for Mac has many other features like UPDF AI, editing PDFs, annotating PDFs, creating PDF forms, organizing PDFs, and more. It is completely free to test, so you can download UPDF via the below button to follow the below guide to convert PDF to PowerPoint on Mac in any case.

Part 1. How to Convert PDF to PPT on Mac (One by One)

To convert one PDF to one PPT on Mac using the UPDF, there are three simple steps involved to complete the conversion. The steps are listed as follows:

Step 1. Open the PDF Document

First, you need to open the PDF that you want to convert to PPT on Mac. To import your desired PDF file you can consider two options. The first one is by clicking on the "Open File" option. Then you can select the targeted file from local device storage and the file will be imported to UPDF. Another option for this purpose is the "Drag & drop" option.

Step 2. Select Output Format as PowerPoint

The right side of the screen will display an "Export PDF" icon. Click on it.

In the formatting panel, you need to choose any one option from the panel to which you want to convert your file. Simply, select the "PowerPoint" option from the panel.

Step 3. Convert PDF to PPT on Mac

At last, click on "Export" to initiate the conversion. It will take only a few seconds to complete the process. The converted files will be saved on your local device storage. And you can select the location from the pop-up screen, where you want to save all your converted files.

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Still do not know how to use UPDF to convert one PDF to a PPT on Mac? You can download UPDF by clicking the below button and follow the below video guide to convert PDF to PPT on Mac.

Part 2. How to Batch Convert PDF to PPT on Mac?

If you have many PDF files on your Mac and want to convert them into PPTs, you can use UPDF's batch features to convert PDFs to PPTs in batch.

Step 1. Open UPDF on your Mac, and click "Batch" > "Convert".

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Step 2. Now, you are in the new interface. You can click "Add Files" to select all PDF files and click "Open" to import them all. Now, navigate to the right side panel, select "PowerPoint" and click "Apply" to choose where you want to save the PowerPoint format. Now, you convert all your PDF files into PPT ones at one time.

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Part 3. How to Convert a Scanned PDF to PPT on Mac

If you have a scanned PDF and want to convert it to an editable PPT on Mac, you can also use UPDF. The steps will differ a bit but there are only five steps that you need to follow to complete the conversion process. If you still do not have UPDF on your Mac, you can click the below button to download it now.

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Step 1. Enable OCR and Specifying Layout for OCR

First, open the scanned PDF file and click the "OCR" button.

Following this, specify the "Layout" of the PDF document by selecting "Text and pictures only" or "Text over the page image" from the available options. You can also make use of the advanced layout settings available from the "Gear" icon.

Step 2: Select Language for Detection

Proceeding to the next section, define the language that OCR has to detect. Under the list provided in "Document Language," select any of the 38 languages to execute the function.

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Step 3: Provide Image Resolution

Next, you can define the "Image Resolution" by selecting any of the values available in the list. For users who are not sure, they can click on "Detect Optimal Resolution" and proceed.

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Step 4: Get an Editable PDF

You could specify the page ranges and work through the options to select "Perform OCR" to conclusively perform the method. Select the location where you want to save the converted PDF and execute the process successfully.

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Step 5: Converting Editable PDF to PPT

The separated file will pop up automatically after the process of OCR next to the original file. Then you can click "Export PDF" and choose the "PowerPoint" format.

Then, click the "Export" button is the last step to get the PPT format.

UPDF supports working on multiple devices, including Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android. If you are using a Windows device, please check the instructions on converting PDF to PPT on Windows.

And if you have UPDF on your computer, you may find that UPDF has many other features, the core ones are listed below:

  • UPDF AI features including summarizing, writing, rewriting, translating, chatting, etc can make your PDF document handling different.
  • UPDF converts PDF to several editable formats or document types. It can process conversions like PDF to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CSV, HTML, XML, Text, RTF, PDF/A, and Images. In images, it also offers you full liberty and you can even choose different image formats according to your requirements, like JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, and GIF.
  • It is also capable of converting scanned PDFs to editable formats with OCR, and OCR supports 38 languages. Hence, the edited file will be accurately formatted.
  • You can also use it to edit PDF documents and edit the text, images, and links. what's more, putting in watermarks, backgrounds, and headers & footers also be supported in UPDF.
  • You can annotate PDFs including adding comments to PDFs, adding stamps and stickers to PDFs, adding signatures, and inserting shapes in PDFs.

These are only some of its features, we recommend you download UPDF via the below button to try all features on your own. Alternatively, you can read this review article from Howtogeek to know more about it.

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Part 4. FAQS About Converting PDF to PPT on Mac

Q1. How to Convert PDF to PPT on Mac Free Online?

To convert PDF to PPT on Mac free online, you can use PDF2GO. Just click here to visit PDF2GO website, click "Choose File" to upload the PDF, and click on the "Start" button to convert PDF to PPT. Now, you can download the PPT on your Mac.

Q2. How to Convert PDF in Preview to PPT on Mac?

You need to find the PDF file on your Mac. Now, right click on it, select "Open With" > "Preview". You can go to "File" > "Export" , select "JPEG" or PNG. Then, open the PPT or create one PPT on your Mac and insert these pictures into the PPT. You can only use this way to convert PDF to PPT on Mac as it does not have PPT as the format in the Preview exporting.

Q3. How to Convert PDF to PPT in Mac using Acrobat Pro

Open PDF with Acrobat. Choose "Export a PDF" at the left side panel and choose "Microsoft PowerPoint", click "Convert" to convert PDF to PPT on Mac with Acrobat Pro.

Q4. How to Convert PDF to PPT on Mac Without Adobe?

If you do not want to convert PDF to PPT on Mac without Adobe, you can use UPDF. It is very simple to use by clicking "Export PDF" > "PowerPoint" after opening it on UPDF.


Above are the easy ways of converting PDF to PowerPoint on Mac. You can follow the guide and use UPDF to convert PDF to PowerPoint on Mac in any case. UPDF is a reliable and efficient PDF editor. With this cost-effective tool, you can accomplish work as soon as possible. Thus, download UPDF here and start using UPDF now to stand out in your workplace now.

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