Convert PDF to Slide Presentation

Recently I was asked if there is a way to convert a PDF to a Google Slide. In answer to this question yes there is a work-around to complete this task. First step is to convert the PDF to a PowerPoint by using one of the following website converters:

Second Step is to upload the PDF to Google Drive

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  • Click File Upload

File upload

  • Select the PowerPoint 
  • Right Click the PPT or PPTX from within Google Drive
  • Select “Open With”
  • Click “Google Slides”

Select open click slides

PRESTO! PDF is Converted to Google Slides

This comes in handy for those sites such as Teachers pay Teachers who share themes and activities as PDF’s and PowerPoints.

10 thoughts on “Convert PDF to Slide Presentation

  1. Anonymous says:

    Dude, thank you so much!!!! I went to the IT department to have them help me with this and they couldn’t figure it out. So helpful!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Ms Drasby says:

      Hello Someone, It seems with the newest updates this is no longer possible to do. I suggest sending feedback via Google Drive: Go to
      Click Help Help.
      Click Send feedback.
      Enter your feedback, then click Send Send.


  2. Anonymous says:

    Thank you for this information! I was looking everywhere before finding this very simple solution. I can second the comment about “I ❤ PDF" working well with Macs.


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