Fri. 08 Mar. 20243min Read

4 Ways to Attach PDF to PowerPoint

PDF Reader Pro will offer you 4 solutions to PDF attachments in PowerPoint, and introduce the specific steps to take for each solution.
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In the daily office and learning process, many places need to be used with PPT. However, during the production process, the presenter must have a situation about PDF insertion in the content of the presentation. If you have to display PDF documents in the presentation, it may be challenging to quickly find the right file.


Fortunately, the simple and compact PDF Reader Pro can help you solve these additional problems. The insertion process may be a little complicated, but we are willing to help you in time. Please continue reading to learn how to insert PDF into PowerPoint documents. This article shows how to open PDF in PowerPoint in 4 ways with simple steps. You can utilize the feature built into PDF Reader Pro. If you have multiple PDF file conversion needs, PDF Reader Pro also has the function of batch file conversion, which greatly improves your office efficiency.


Way 1: Attach PDF to PowerPoint via Converting to PPT

Sometimes you need to get all the content in the PDF. You can convert the PDF into a PPT and add it to your PPT as a presentation document. Because presentations are highly visual, you may want to insert the actual PDF information, images, or page content into your slide rather than the file itself. Depending on your content, this could be a more direct and effective way to present your information. It even allows you to open and directly view a PDF document in PowerPoint presentation mode.

  1. Double PDF Reader Pro and import PDF, click Converter, and select To PPT;
  2. Set Page Range and click Convert;
  3. Choose an output folder and the converted files will be saved in the selected folder;
  4. Or you can find PDF to PPT in Quick Tools on Home to quickly convert PDF to PPT files;
  5. Copy and paste the converted PPT file from its folder to your favorite slide, and then show it normally to make its original display.


Way 2: Attach PDF to PowerPoint as a Webpage File

Converting PDF to HTML is another good way to open PDF in PowerPoint. PDF can be inserted into the presentation document as a webpage file. Please pay attention that this method only allows you to open the PDF without a slideshow.

  1. Double-click PDF Reader Pro and import PDF, click Converter select PDF to Others, and choose To HTML;

  2. There are many selections, you can choose single page conversion, all conversion, parity page numbers, or custom page numbers. After selection, tap Convert;

  3. Copy and paste the HTML file from its file folder to the slide you like, then double-click on the webpage file icon to open the PDF in PowerPoint.


Way 3: Attach PDF in PowerPoint as an Image

The third insertion method is to convert a PDF into an image, which is simpler and can be quickly added to any page of PPT while retaining the original format.

  1. Open a file, tap Converter  on the toolbar;
  2. Choose To Image  and select the target format as PNG(.png) or JPEG(.jpeg);
  3. Click Batch -> Add Files -> select the PDF documents that need to be converted -> click Open -> tap Convert;


Way 4: Attach PDF in PowerPoint as a Screenshot

Sometimes there are many pdf pages imported, but you only want to embed a page in the middle. At this time, you can use the screenshot function on the PC. Windows has a direct screenshot function, which is the most convenient and efficient way.

  1. Double-click PDF Reader Pro, import PDF, slide to the page you want to embed, and press windows+shift+s at the same time to complete the screenshot operation.
  2. Save the screenshot to the desktop, open the PPT, drag the screenshot to the PPT page you want to insert, and adjust the size and direction.



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Q: Does the PDF file lose quality when we insert them into PowerPoint?

A: Yes, this method makes the PDF file part of the presentation file. The quality of the PDF file is reduced. But you can open the full PDF file by double-clicking the image when viewing or editing in normal view.

Q: How many PDF files can we insert into PowerPoint?

A: No limitation, you can import PDFs according to your demand. However, we do not recommend importing too many PDFs at one time, which can easily cause presentation documents to get stuck, which will affect your normal work.



Attaching PDF to PPT has become an indispensable part of everyone's daily life, and PDF Reader Pro introduces four ways to achieve this step. All four methods can help you open PDF files in PowerPoint presentation files. Choose your favorite solution according to your preferences.


Of course, PDF Reader Pro is not only a product that can complete the conversion, but also realize PDF edit, convert, annotate, create forms, OCR, manage, password, redact documents, and more! Welcome to download and use!

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