Java: Convert PDF to PowerPoint Presentation

PDF is a popular and widely used file format, but when it comes to giving presentations to others in meetings, classes or other scenarios, PowerPoint is always preferred over PDF files because it contains rich presentation effects that can better capture the attention of your audience. In this article, you will learn how to convert an existing PDF file to a PowerPoint presentation using Spire.PDF for Java.

Install Spire.PDF for Java

First of all, you're required to add the Spire.Pdf.jar file as a dependency in your Java program. The JAR file can be downloaded from this link. If you use Maven, you can easily import the JAR file in your application by adding the following code to your project's pom.xml file.

<repositories>
    <repository>
        <id>com.e-iceblue</id>
        <name>e-iceblue</name>
        <url>https://repo.e-iceblue.com/nexus/content/groups/public/</url>
    </repository>
</repositories>
<dependencies>
    <dependency>
        <groupId>e-iceblue</groupId>
        <artifactId>spire.pdf</artifactId>
        <version>10.6.0</version>
    </dependency>
</dependencies>
    

Convert PDF to PowerPoint Presentation in Java

From Version 9.2.1, Spire.PDF for Java supports converting PDF to PPTX using PdfDocument.saveToFile() method. With this method, each page of your PDF file will be converted to a single slide in PowerPoint. Below are the steps to convert a PDF file to an editable PowerPoint document.

  • Create a PdfDocument instance.
  • Load a sample PDF document using PdfDocument.loadFromFile() method.
  • Save the document as a PowerPoint document using PdfDocument.saveToFile(String filename, FileFormat.PPTX) method.
  • Java
import com.spire.pdf.FileFormat;
import com.spire.pdf.PdfDocument;

public class PDFtoPowerPoint {
    public static void main(String[] args) {

        //Create a PdfDocument instance
        PdfDocument pdfDocument = new PdfDocument();

        //Load a sample PDF document
        pdfDocument.loadFromFile("sample.pdf");

        //Convert PDF to PPTX document
        pdfDocument.saveToFile("PDFtoPowerPoint.pptx", FileFormat.PPTX);
    }
}

Java: Convert PDF to PowerPoint Presentation

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