How to Convert PowerPoint to Google Slides
There are several ways to convert a PowerPoint file to Google Slides. Here are the steps for two methods:
Method 1: Using Google Drive
- Go to Google Drive and sign in to your Google account.
- Click on the "New" button and select "File upload."
- Choose the PowerPoint file you want to convert and click "Open."
- Once the file is uploaded, right-click on it and select "Open with" and then "Google Slides."
- A new Google Slides file will be created with the content of your PowerPoint file.
Method 2: Using the Google Slides website
- Go to the Google Slides website and sign in to your Google account.
- Click on the "Blank" button to create a new slide.
- Click on "File" in the menu bar and select "Import slides."
- Select the PowerPoint file you want to convert and click "Open."
- The PowerPoint file will be imported into Google Slides, and you can edit and customize the slides as needed.
Note that some elements in your PowerPoint file, such as custom fonts or animations, may not translate perfectly into Google Slides. You may need to adjust these elements manually in the Google Slides file.
Here is the first method illustrated
1. Open Google Drive.
Access your Google Drive under the Google Apps icon next to your Google Account profile
2. Select "New" in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.
New will reveal a drop-down menu with several options.
3. Select "File Upload."
After you select file upload a pop-up menu will appear to allow you to navigate to your PowerPoint file location.
4. Select the desired PowerPoint presentation.
Select the PowerPoint presentation file and click open.
5. The PowerPoint file will show on your Google Drive
The file will have a preview of your presentation on your Google Drive.
6. After uploading, right-click and select "Open with," then select "Google Slides."
The PowerPoint presentation will open in Google Slides. You are almost there.
7. From "File" Select "Save as Google Slides."
You will see a Google Slides file next to the PowerPowerPoint file on your Google Drive. That is it.