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Compress PPT Presentations Online

by Hung Nguyen

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How to reduce the size of your PPT files significantly, at no cost, using Smallpdf. No watermark, no registration, no installation.

We’ve come across many large PPT files in our 7 years of compressing digital documents, from handbooks to training manuals and product catalogs. One of the most common cases for compressing PPT is to send them via email, where the file size cap is at 20 MB. You can use our online compress tool to shrink your PPT down significantly, for your needs.

How to Compress a PPT File for Free

  1. Upload your PPT to the compress tool; choose ‘Basic Compression.’

  2. Download the file and then choose ‘PDF to PPT’ via the overhead menu.

  3. Drag the first downloaded file into the orange toolbar.

  4. Wait for the tool to convert the file and hit ‘Download.’


Convert, compress, and download your PPT using Smallpdf.

To elaborate, the former step will process will convert your PPT to PDF, compress its content, and the latter will revert the file back to PPT format, in a considerably smaller size. You can get started for free right away, without having a Smallpdf account (just drag your file in).

Will the Document’s Formatting Will Remain the Same?


We will aim to maintain the layout and content quality of your document as close to the original PPT as possible. Smallpdf caters to over 25 million users every month and utilizes the most reliable software library on the internet to convert files from one format to another. Thus, you can trust that we will only churn out the absolute best conversion quality.

There are measures that you can take to ensure that the final content resembles its original form, pre-compression. If you can, ‘embed’ the fonts of the text in your PowerPoint presentation. Doing so will ensure that the fonts remain the same, even when we don’t have the appropriate fonts on our servers.

If you need to compress PowerPoint files in batches or wish to compress images and other formats, you can repeat the same process via the two tools: compress and convert. Smallpdf accepts all Office-related files and JPG images. If you go ‘Pro’ and compress files in batches, we will conveniently store them in a zip file for you.

And that’s all there is. Enjoy compress your PPT, the images in your PowerPoints, and be sure to explore the many other tools we offer!

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Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Content Marketing Manager @Smallpdf