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How to convert a PowerPoint presentation file to images [JPEG, PNG, BMP]

Platform: WinForms |
Control: Presentation

Syncfusion Essential PDF is a .NET PDF library used to create, read, and edit PDF documents. Using this library, you can convert PowerPoint document to PDF in C# and VB.NET.

Steps to convert PowerPoint document to PDF programmatically:

  1. Create a new C# console application project. Creating console application
  2. Install the Syncfusion.PresentationToPDFConverter.WinForms NuGet packages as reference to your .NET Framework application from NuGet.org. NuGet package reference
  3. Include the following namespaces in the Program.cs file.


using Syncfusion.Pdf;
using Syncfusion.Presentation;
using Syncfusion.PresentationToPdfConverter;



Imports Syncfusion.Pdf
Imports Syncfusion.Presentation
Imports Syncfusion.PresentationToPdfConverter


  1. Use the following code snippet to convert PowerPoint document to PDF.


//Opens a PowerPoint Presentation
IPresentation presentation = Presentation.Open("Syncfusion Presentation.pptx");
//Converts the PowerPoint Presentation into PDF document
PdfDocument pdfDocument = PresentationToPdfConverter.Convert(presentation);
//Saves the PDF document
//Closes the PDF document
//Closes the Presentation
//This will open the PDF file so, the result will be seen in default PDF viewer



'Opens a PowerPoint Presentation
Dim presentationDocument As IPresentation = Presentation.Open("Syncfusion Presentation.pptx")
'Converts the PowerPoint Presentation into PDF document
Dim pdfDocument As PdfDocument = PresentationToPdfConverter.Convert(presentationDocument)
'Saves the PDF document
'Closes the PDF document
'Closes the Presentation
'This will open the PDF file so, the result will be seen in default PDF viewer


A complete working sample can be downloaded from PPTToPDFSample.zip

By executing the program, you will get the PDF document as follows. Output PDF document

Take a moment to peruse the documentation for working with document conversion , where you will find various document conversion options like Word, Excel, RTF, TIFF, and XPS to PDF.

Refer here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Essential PDF features.


Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.



I hope you enjoyed learning about how to convert PowerPoint to PDF using C# and VB.NET

You can refer to our .NET PowerPoint library’s feature tour page to know about its other groundbreaking feature representations.

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