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3 Ways to Convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac(OS Sierra Included)

Why Convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac?

1. We all know, when we move PowerPoint files from one computer to another, about 30% of those will encounter problems. For example, graphics may disappear or misprint, text and labels may shift position, Greek letters may vanish, etc. But if you convert PowerPoint files to PDF, these problem will disappear.

2. Sometimes, we make or find an interested PowerPoint, you appreciate all of things of it, and you want to share it to others. But you don’t want to other people modify your PowerPoint file, how to do that? Converting PowerPoint to PDF can avoid this problem. PDF file is easier to share and it doesn’t enable users to edit it.

Next, I will share three ways to convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac for all of you, please read on. And if you have other PDF creators for Mac that can convert PPT to PDF to recommend, or any question of it, you can leave your words on the comment.

Method 1. Convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac with Cisdem PDFCreator

Cisdem PDFCreator is an irreplaceable PowerPoint to PDF converter for Mac that allows users to specify page ranges in PPTX files for only convert part of the PPTX pages. Except that, this powerful PDF creator also allows users to easily create PDF from Word (.docx), PowerPoint (.pptx), EPUB, Text, RTFD, HTML, CHM, JPG, and PNG etc. file formats. With it, you don’t need other PDF creator any more.

How to convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac with Cisdem PDFCreator?

  1. Just click the “Free Download” to try Cisdem PDFCreator for free. After downloaded, you need to install it on your Mac.

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  1. Run Cisdem PDFCreator on your Mac, and then add your PowerPoint files those you want to convert to PDF to it by drag-n-drop. You can add multi files at one time.

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  1. Compared to other PPT to PDF converter, Cisdem PDFCreator has superiority in converting. This application supports to specify page ranges in PPTX files for only convert part of the PPTX pages.

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  1. Then click “Convert” button to start. Just wait a moment, you will get your converted files. Cisdem PDFCreator can convert 50 files to PDF within 30 seconds.

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Method 2. Convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac with PowerPoint for Mac

Some people who used to be Window user may choose to install Microsoft Office for Mac. So if you have installed PowerPoint 2011 or 2016 on your Mac, you can directly convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac with it. But if the version is earlier than 2011, you should try another method.

How to convert PowerPoint to PDF on Mac with PowerPoint for Mac?

As for PowerPoint 2011 user, you should follow the steps below:

  1. Open your PowerPoint file on your Mac.
  2. Click “File” on the top bar, and then you need to select “Save As…” on the pull-down menu.

  1. Then a window will pop up, you should click “Formats”, and choose “PDF” as output format. Don’t forget to give a name for your converted file and choose the folder to store converted file. Just click “Save”, your PowerPoint file will be converted to PDF successfully.

If you use PowerPoint 2016, the steps are different from the above:

  1. Open your PowerPoint file on your Mac.
  2. Click “File” on the top bar, and then you need to select “Export…” on the pull-down menu.

  1. Then you should click “File Formats”, and check “PDF”. Just click “Save”, your PowerPoint file will be converted to PDF successfully. Don’t forget to give a name for your converted file and choose the folder to store converted file.

Method 3. Convert PowerPoint to PDF with Online PPT to PDF Converter

Smallpdf is a commonly-used online PowerPoint to PDF converter, you can click the hyperlink to visit its website. The greatest strength of Smallpdf is free, everyone can use it to convert PPT to PDF online. And you don’t need to download and install any application on your Mac. But you should pay attention to the risk you may meet if you use any online tool, those online tool may spill your files and store the information of users’ action.

How to convert PowerPoint to PDF online with Smallpdf?

  1. Click Smallpdf to visit this online PPT to PDF converter. And then you should upload your PowerPoint file to it. There are four ways available for you to add file, directly dropping PPT file here, choosing from computer, Dropbox or Google Drive. Just choose the most convenient one for you.

  1. After upload your PPT file, you may need to wait for some time, because this online tool runs a little slow, it needs some time to convert your PPT file.

  1. When Smallpdf converted your PPT to PDF online, you should download your PDF file from it.

2017-03-29 03:31:54 / Posted byMegan Charles to PDF Creator Mac Follow @ Megan

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  • Jason W

    I want to make the PPT from my team members in PDF format so we can share all these information conveniently. I tried this tool accidentally and I have never expected the conversion could be so desirable and fast. Thanks.

    8 months ago REPLY

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