Google Docs is one of the most popular and useful document processor platform in the world, it allows users to work on various types of documents online free. Google Docs is consisted of 4 parts, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Google Forms. Today, we deal with Adobe PDF files very often, to edit a PDF in Google Docs, we may need to convert PDF to Google Slides or directly insert a PDF to Google Slides for further modifications. Then, what are the solutions for this?
To convert or insert an Adobe PDF into Google Slides, there are 4 methods, we can use professional PDF converters to get high quality PDF-to-Slides conversion, or turn to online free services/extensions to convert PDF to Google Slides without software, and even we can directly insert the PDF to Google Slides easily.
As we all know, a Google Slides document is well formatted, converting a PDF to Google Slides, the formatting should be highly maintained, in this case, the best solution to convert PDF to Google Slides with good formatting is using a professional PDF converter.
While, the choice on such a PDF converter will be different, for the reason that some of our users are using Windows PC and some are working on a Mac. But no worries, you will find the best pick, no matter you are using Windows or macOS.
Cisdem PDF Converter OCR is a highly recommended tool to save PDF as Google Slides on mac, with original PDF file quality retained in the Google Slides file. It is extremely easy to use, you just need to import single or multiple PDFs into the program, within several clicks, you will be able to save the imported PDFs as Google Slides fast and well.
Also, Cisdem PDF Converter OCR does more than just converting PDF to Google Slides:
It is a pity that Cisdem PDF Converter OCR is only available on macOS, to convert PDF to Google Slides on Windows with good formatting, we need another professional PDF converter, that is Lighten PDF Converter.
Lighten PDF Converter is a Windows program helping users to convert native PDFs to several formats, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, ePub, RTF, Image, CSV and plain text. Also, it builds in a PDF reader to preview files before conversion.
Or, you just don’t want to install any 3rd party software to save PDF as Google Slides file and finally decide to convert PDF to Google Slides online free without software. In this case, here are 2 options.
After testing on multiple online free PDF converters, Zamzar and ilovePDF are picked as my favorite tool to perform the conversion online free with good formatting. They both bring good-formatting Google Slides and can do the conversion fast.
Zamzar is a great online free platform to convert files, allowing users to convert documents, images, videos, audios, ebooks and others in 1000+ formats. Better than before, it won’t require an email address to download the converted files anymore.
It is safe to use. Also, unlike other online free platforms, there are no distractive advertisements on the webpages.
Another online free tool to convert PDF to Google Slides without software is ilovepdf, which can also bring satisfactory conversion outcome by highly retaining the original formatting.
ilovepdf is more than a PDF converter, it also allows users to merge, split, compress, rotate and basically edit PDF files. In addition, it can import and export files to cloud services, which makes it quite easy to share and save the converted files.
Most of us use Google Chrome browser every day, because it is fast and fully featured, and has a huge library of extensions in its Web Store to add new abilities. To convert PDF to Google Slides without software, we can use Google Chrome extensions too, we just need to add it to our browser and launch it when we want to convert PDF files.
But we have only several PDF to Google Slides extensions, and most of them failed to convert in my tests, PDF Converter Online the is only extension that converts the PDF file. It is developed by pdfvsword.com, it can convert PDF to Google Slides, Word, Excel, JPG, also convert Word, Excel, JPG and PPT to PDF.
Alternatively, you can also convert PDF to Google Slides by directly inserting the PDF to Google Slides and save. There are 2 ways to insert a PDF to Google Slides, either insert PDF as an image or as an URL to Google Slides.
Google Slides supports inserting image, text box, audio and video files. To insert PDF to Google Slides, you can save the PDF as image first, then insert to Google Slides and save. However, you cannot edit the texts in PDF image by inserting like this.
Or you can just insert PDF to Google Slides as an URL, then open the PDF file by clicking the URL in Google Slides file.
For users who want to convert PDF to Google Slides and edit, you are recommended to use a professional PDF converter to save the PDF as editable Google Slides. While for users who don’t care about the formatting or don’t need to edit, you can use online free PDF to Google Slides converters, or just insert the PDF to your Google Slides files.
Connie has been writing for Mac productivity and utility apps since 2009. Each review and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.