Step 3: At the 'Save To' tab, select the desired file format. If you have issues, see our guide on How to Convert a Word .doc and Microsoft PowerPoint into a PDF. What is the Best File Format for Converting PPT to PDF? This issue has some complicated answers. First, here's a quick rundown on how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to export PowerPoint files: Open PowerPoint and drag content into the 'File' folder. Choose PowerPoint from the File menu. Open PowerPoint in your preferred formatting: 1k, 500dpi, etc. Open the PowerPoint file you wish to convert and double-click in PowerPoint to open it. Open the Export Options dialog and select the file type you want to export, usually PDF. In the 'Exported to:' section, select the file Format of your choice. In my experience the best file format to use is .PPS (preferred). What if I'm using a PDF reader? How do I convert PowerPoint to PDF? PDF is a good choice because of the following reasons: There's no need to be in Photoshop. Everything can be easily exported from PowerPoint. You can even use the PDF reader to view your presentations and edit them inside PowerPoint. Why use the PDF reader? PPDF readers can handle pretty much any file type such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat. When using a PPDF reader, you have a couple options: Choose the right file format in the PPDF Reader. The PDF reader will then convert the file into an .pdf file. Option A — You can also import a PPDF file from a file manager to enable you to export using their native file conversion tools. Option B — Just keep your existing .psd files and import them from the same file manager you used to import any old.PDFs, and PowerPoint to PDF will work just fine. There is a PPDF Reader for every application and every device. Check out our e-book The Complete Guide to PDF File Readers. ', which shows you how to select the best PPDF Reader for different devices and applications. PDFs can be exported in two sizes: the same size as the .pdf or the original .png files. Both are accepted when exporting PowerPoint. See, if you want, you can export the .PPS files in the original .png file size.