I used Adobe Acrobat Pro, but anyone can do it with a couple of clicks. Here's how to convert PowerPoint to Word with PowerPoint for Mac. Adobe Acrobat Pro is free to anyone who owns a Mac. How to Convert PowerPoint to Word on Windows using One of Three Simple In this article, you will learn how to convert PowerPoint to Word using PowerPoint for Windows 8.1. 1. Use Office Open to Open PowerPoint for the Mac (Part one) A PowerPoint file has all the data in a Microsoft Word file, so the easiest way to convert PowerPoint formats to Word is to open the PowerPoint file in Microsoft Office Open, a Microsoft Office productivity Suite program. 1.) Open PowerPoint for the Mac 2.) If it's not already open, locate and select PowerPoint for Mac in the File menu at the top of the Screen. (Click on the PowerPoint icon in the menu bar, to open PowerPoint for Mac from the Dock.) 3.) Open PowerPoint for the Mac (You can also use the PowerPoint window to display a PowerPoint for Mac document.) 4.) In PowerPoint Open, you can edit PowerPoint files using the Microsoft Word file extensions. If your Office Open program allows it, you can modify PowerPoint for the Mac file. To modify PowerPoint files: Select Word from the File Extensions drop-down menu. (If your Office Open program allows you to change the file extensions, click on Add. In the Add .txt .xlsx .PPTX .ppt file type dialog box that opens, click Change. To open Microsoft Word, in the File menu, choose Word.) You could now edit a Word file and return to PowerPoint Open to view the changes in your Word file. I would advise you to not perform a large-scale conversion of PowerPoint to Word from PowerPoint for Mac until you feel comfortable in editing a Word file. (After you're sure it's easy to follow the conversion sequence above). How to Convert PowerPoint to Word (instructions) using Microsoft Office for Windows Step One: Open PowerPoint and find the PowerPoint file you would like to convert. Step Two: Find the PowerPoint text file in the Microsoft Word file Open PowerPoint (or PowerPoint for Mac) and locate the PowerPoint file. You can use the File menu (left of the screen) to locate a PowerPoint for Mac file. At the top of the screen, click on the PowerPoint icon. (Click on the PowerPoint icon in the menu bar, to open PowerPoint for Mac from the Dock.