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How To Insert PDF Into PowerPoint

by Hung Nguyen

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These are the best ways to insert any form of content, including PDF into PowerPoint files, online or offline.

As our users have found the article on how to insert PDF into Word to be pretty useful, we’ve decided to write up another guide just for you! Find out how to insert a PDF into a PowerPoint file either as a PDF itself or in a format that’s editable.

How To Insert PDF Into PowerPoint in PowerPoint

  1. Open the PPT and go to the slide that you want to insert a PDF into.
  2. Click “Insert,” “Object,” and then “From File…”
  3. Choose the PDF file, press “Insert,” and then “OK.”
How to insert PDF into PowerPoint

How to insert PDF into PowerPoint.

By doing so, you’ll insert the PDF file as an image onto the slide of your presentation. This is the quickest way to insert a PDF into PowerPoint and is also easy and great for sharing, as others can’t edit the content of the inserted PDF file.

How To Insert PDF Into PowerPoint with Smallpdf

  1. Access the Smallpdf PDF to PPT converter.

  2. Select or drag-and-drop your PDF file.

  3. Wait for our tool to complete the conversion.

  4. Download your new editable PPT document!


Why not convert your whole PDF to PPT?

With this method, rather than just inserting a PDF into your PowerPoint, you’re converting your PDF file into an editable PPT presentation. You can then continue to modify the file directly in PowerPoint. Thanks to Smallpdf’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities, you can say goodbye to expensive, enterprise-grade PDF converters.

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How to insert PDF into PowerPoint couldn't be easier! If you ever need help or have any questions relating to your PDF files, be sure to reach out to our support team. We’d be delighted to help out!

Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Senior Growth Marketing Manager @Smallpdf