How to convert PowerPoint PPTX to PDF in Python

Using one of our handy APIs, converting PPTX to PDF is easy as pie. First use pip installer to add the convert client:

pip install git+

Next we call the convert_document_autodetect_to_pdf function.

from __future__ import print_function
import time
import cloudmersive_convert_api_client
from import ApiException
from pprint import pprint
# Configure API key authorization: Apikey
configuration = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.Configuration()
configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'
# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed
# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'
# create an instance of the API class
api_instance = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ConvertDocumentApi(cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))
input_file = '/path/to/file' # file | Input file to perform the operation on.
# Convert Document to PDF
api_response = api_instance.convert_document_autodetect_to_pdf(input_file)
except ApiException as e:
print("Exception when calling ConvertDocumentApi->convert_document_autodetect_to_pdf: %s\n" % e)

Boom! Done! Note that this function supports a wide variety of other file types and will recognize them automatically. These formats include XLSX, DOCX, PNG, JPG, and BMP.

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