Go back to the left side of the screen, but this time on the Save as type tab and under PDF: Select PDF (Print) as the file type. In the Save as: field select “Save as” and choose a name for the document. The folder must not contain a .doc file. Click Save. When I try to do the same with OpenOffice, the result says it cannot find your document. Is it possible to convert PowerPoint to PDF from Microsoft Office on a Mac? — Reddit First, there is nothing stopping you from using OpenOffice to do the same. What is needed is some kind of Adobe Reader plug-in on your system (i.e., Mac OS X). Then go to your Office folder, and install the plug-in (it's a .zip file). Then, right-click your Office folder, go to Open, and press the following button: Choose your plug-in. When you click this button, Microsoft Office will open up in a new window. In the file window, choose Convert > Convert to PDF. After doing so, you need to close out the document window (just like when you open PowerPoint). Now, try that with OpenOffice and see how that works. I downloaded Office 2023 and found that the conversion process to PDF for documents created prior to April 1, 2010, does not work. How do they convert PowerPoint to .pdf? -- Reddit It may be a limitation of your version of Office. But if you try just a few minutes trying various versions of this, and you get to see that some files do indeed convert to a .pdf, then this might be the problem. You could try updating your version of Windows, by going to the Control Panel to check for updates. This should fix the problem in an update, I believe, but it might also have something to do with the underlying .pdf format. When I try to import or open PowerPoint .docx files, it simply does not show up in any programs. How do I convert .docx to .psd file? — Reddit Please note that you must also use .DOCX files or .DOC files to properly convert these files to .psd. If this is the case, then you need to convert the whole file to .pdf.