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Convert PPT to Word Online

by Hung Nguyen

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The best free online web tool to convert PowerPoint to Word docs online for free. No email or sign-up is required.

We’re back with another how-to guide! This time, we’ll show you how to convert PPT to Word. A rather peculiar conversion process, but hey, —if you need help with your digital document, we’ve got you!

Smallpdf can effectively transform PPT to Word in a heartbeat with our online converter. Just keep reading to learn more about how you can do this.

How to Convert PPT to Word Online

  1. Go to the online Converter tool.

  2. Upload or drop your PPT file.

  3. The tool will instantly convert your file to a PDF.

  4. Select “PDF to Word” from the panel on the right.

  5. Choose the “Convert to Word” option.

  6. Voilà! You can now download or share your file.

As a PDF software, we can convert PPT to PDF and PDF to Word. When you put this combination together, you get a PPT to Word software. It’s that simple!

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How to convert your PPT to Word using Smallpdf

We Handle Scanned Documents


Smallpdf has enabled Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in our online converter. This means that all documents converted using the PDF converter will retain their original format. All text will be extracted from scans into an editable format, regardless of whether you wish to modify the content of your Microsoft PowerPoint or Word document.

And that's not all! As generosity goes a long way, we accept files up to a whopping 5GB, per file!

Are My PowerPoints Safe in Your Hands?


As an online SaaS platform, security is our priority. Since we launched in 2013, over a billion users, from all walks of life, have trusted us with their documents. We ensure that every single file transfer is carried out with TLS encryption and we remove these documents from our servers after one hour of processing.

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System Requirements


There aren’t any specific requirements when it comes to using our online software. As a cloud converter, you can access Smallpdf on any operating system or device. An internet connection and browser are all you need.

If you wish to convert PPT to Word more than twice a day, you might want to become a Pro user, which effectively removes this limit, and grants several other perks, such as the multiple file processing function and access to our offline Smallpdf Desktop App.

What Else Can You Do?

By using the same method of file conversion, you can convert any file from Microsoft Office (PPT, Word, Excel), as well as any image file (JPG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PNG), to and from other formats. On top of that, there are a few additional tricks up our sleeves, in case you want to edit your PDF files further:

  • Split PDF - extract pages from one file to another
  • Encrypt PDF - secure documents with a password
  • Convert PDF - convert PPT and DOC files while retaining their text format
  • Compress PDF - reduce size of your files without losing quality

And many more, via our homepage. We have over 20 nifty tools to help make PDF easy for you. If you’re interested in becoming a Smallpdf Pro, you can try our 7-day free trial that will unlock all our tools’ full potential and remove all limitations.

Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Senior Growth Marketing Manager @Smallpdf