In this tool, it will provide a drop-down list with options for each type of file (PDF, PPT, MS Word, etc.). When choosing the best, click the checkbox (Figure B) 4. The default settings will How to use Microsoft PowerPoint to open a PPT file Step 1: Save and open the PowerPoint file 1. Open a PowerPoint file and select it from the drop-down list 2. Select the Save as method from the first panel 3. Click the button below where you want to save the file. In the example, in the Save as... menu you can click the Save as PDF and the file will be saved as a PDF file (Figure A). If you are using Microsoft PowerPoint to save your PPT as PDF file, you can download a PDF version here. Save as PDF with Microsoft PowerPoint How to open a PPT file in WPS Office Step 3. Enter the file name in the first panel and click the Edit icon in the second panel 3. Under the Save as type section, click the Add button 4. The program will open the Save as dialog box. In Figure A, you can choose the type of file (PDF, PPT, MS Word, etc.