Did you receive a PowerPoint presentation, but you don’t have PowerPoint? Giving up on Microsoft Office and making the change to Google Slides? No problem; Google Slides lets you easily import PowerPoint presentations. And while it might not support some of the same features and effects of a PowerPoint presentation, it works pretty well.
How to Import a PowerPoint Presentation into Google Slides
To view a PowerPoint presentation on Google Slides, you must first upload the file to your Google Drive. Open Google Drive, click “New,” and then click “File Upload” to get started.
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Navigate to your file(s) and then click “Open.”
Alternatively, you can drag and drop a file from your computer directly into the web browser for an easy upload.
Once your file uploads, right-click it, point to “Open With” on the context menu, and then select “Google Slides.”
Google then converts your presentation into a Google Slides file on your Drive account.
After you’ve finished editing your file, you can either share it with others or download and export your presentation back into a Microsoft PowerPoint format by going to File > Download As and then clicking the “Microsoft PowerPoint” option.
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If you’d rather download your presentation in PDF, ODP, JPEG, TXT, or other formats, you can do that too.
The file is then downloaded to the browser’s default download folder.
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