How to Convert Keynote File to PowerPoint PPTX on Mac

Uzair Ghani
Convert Keynote to PowerPoint PPTX on Mac

We will show you how you can convert the Apple Keynote file format to Microsoft PowerPoint PPTX using Keynote app on your Mac.

Keynote App for Mac Lets You Convert Keynote Files to PowerPoint PPTX for Microsoft Office

Converting a Pages, Keynote or Numbers document to its Microsoft Office counterpart is actually very easy. If you are reading this, then there is a high chance that you are looking to convert Keynote into a PowerPoint PPTX file on your Mac. Don't worry, we will walk you through the whole thing and it is actually quite easy, too.

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Since you are going to use the Keynote app on your Mac to do this, therefore head over to this link and install the app. The app is absolutely free from Apple and it takes a few minutes to download and install.


Step 1. Launch the Keynote app or simply open the file which you wish to convert to PPTX file format.

Step 2. Once the file has opened up, click on File in the menu bar.

Step 3. Now go to Export > PowerPoint. Click on PowerPoint.

Step 4. Make sure the PowerPoint tab is selected and then click on Next as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 5. Select the location where you want to save the file and then click on Export.

Keep in mind that the conversion will not be perfect. Custom fonts and stylings that exclusive to Keynote will not be 100% compatible with Microsoft Office therefore expect a few things to be broken. It's something which you, or the other person, can easily fix with a few clicks. Other than that, you'll be left with a file that is ready to be used and edited in PowerPoint.

So there you have it, you now know how to convert a Keynote file to PowerPoint PPTX in a few easy steps. It might look confusing at first but once you've done it yourself you'll be converting and emailing PowerPoint files like a champ in no time.

Interestingly, you can do the same thing on your iPhone and iPad. We have a complete tutorial for it right here. And just like the Mac, all you need is the Keynote app from the App Store and it is a free download as well. Whether it's the Mac or the iPhone, iPad, jumping from one format to the other is not an issue.

For more helpful guides and tutorials, head over to this section.

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