PDF to Video Converter

Say goodbye to your plain text-heavy PDF file and hello to engaging videos! Convert PDF files into a video format in 5 minutes by simply typing in text.

  • Easily convert PDF into a narrated video
  • PDF to MP4 with AI presenters
  • No editing experience required
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How to convert PDF to MP4

Step 1: Chunk and shave

To convert PDF to video you have to create a video script. Cut back the text from your PDF file and transform into a video script.

Step 2: Choose a video template

We have over 55 professionally-designed templates for all kinds of use cases, so you don't have to spend time on designing a video from scratch.

Step 3: Select an AI presenter

We have 85+ AI avatars that will act as presenters in your video and narrate your PDF text.

Step 4: Paste text

Paste your text slide by slide. Synthesia will generate a voiceover in seconds.

Step 5: Edit video

Make your video stand out by using the video editing features.

Then, click "Generate" and Synthesia will convert PDF to MP4 in minutes.

Video is simply better...

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Better than your usual PDF to video converter

There are many PDF to video tools on the market. What makes this PDF to video converter special?

Convert PDF file to output video in 5 minutes

Simply copy your PDF documents, turn them into a script and paste them into Synthesia STUDIO. Our AI will generate a video with realistic AI speakers in minutes.

  • PDF to MP4 in 5 minutes
  • Add sound and TTS voiceovers
  • Edit video file easily


Add AI presenters for increased engagement

Use one of our 85+ realistic AI video presenters to narrate your PDF page in video format. No cameras needed.

  • 85+ AI presenters
  • Diverse and growing selection
  • Custom avatars available


Convert PDFs in 120+ languages

Convert PDF to MP4 in any of the supported 120+ languages. Your PDF text will be turned into a text-to-speech voiceover in seconds.

  • 120+ languages supported
  • 400+ voice options
  • No microphones needed


Adjust video file on demand

Has the content of your PDF changed? Convert your new pages from scratch or simply adjust your existing file in STUDIO.

Edit your PDF video in your browser

No need for external video editors. Convert, make, edit, and cut video files all in one place - Synthesia STUDIO.

Download videos in high quality

We support and convert videos in Full HD 1080p in MP4 format. Download, embed, or stream the file easily.

All features

See the overview of all features available in Synthesia STUDIO.
Text to video
Transform simple text into professional-looking video for the first time ever. Videos can be up to 30 minutes long.
60+ Languages
We currently support 60+ different languages. We are constantly adding more accents and voices to the platform. See languages here.
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60+ AI avatars
With Synthesia you have out-of-the-box access to 40+ avatars. We are always adding more presenters to the platform. See them here.
Custom avatars
You can easily create your own presenter. It takes only 5 minutes. This is a paid add-on feature. Read more about it here.
Custom backgrounds
Easily upload any image or video as a background to your videos. Ideal resolution is 1920x1080.
Audio uploads
Record real voice clips and upload them to create video clips with your AI presenter. Only available in the corporate version.
Background music
We have prepared a selection of background music that you can freely add as a background sound to your videos.
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MP4 downloads
Each video comes in Full HD (1920x1080) resolution and you can freely download them from the platform.
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Video sharing pages
Each video gets a dedicated video sharing page. Easily share the video with your colleagues or clients or embed it on your website.
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Multi-slide videos
Combine several Synthesia videos into one video. Now you can create rich slide deck video experiences in just a few minutes.
Update video content
With Synthesia, you can simply duplicate the video, change the text and have an updated version of a video in just a few minutes.
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Add text, images, shapes
Add additional text, image or shape elements to your videos directly in Synthesia. No more annoying switching between different tools.

Learning & Development
Create and localise training videos in 60+ languages, without actors, voiceovers or post-production. Upload them easily to your LMS/LXP.
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Corporate Communications
Turn boring PowerPoints into engaging videos. Create high-quality videos for employee onboarding, meetings, or team updates.
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Explainer Videos
An all-in-one tool for creating explainer videos. Features a screen recorder, text-to-speech engine, AI avatars, templates & more.
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Synthesia Avatars

Below you can demo the avatars currently available on Synthesia.

See why people like you choose Synthesia

Beautiful and powerful results with little effort
We have built a training academy for our SaaS product with Synthesia. It currently consist of 39 videos over nine courses. Synthesia has enabledus to iterate
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Great product with even greater customer support
Synthesia allows us fast video productions with impressive results. It´s a great problem solver for our internal communication as well as for our training
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Easy-to-use and immediate wow-effect
The fact that you can create a video in multiple languages and change it in a sec after you found a mistake or the information changed is a breeze.
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The tool I have been waiting for years

Synthesia is straightforward to use. No additional peripherals, like cams and microphones needed. The results are impressive. Everything is optimized, so you are not forced to decide on tens of confusing settings.

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Synthesia client - Diego R.
A great tool for creating videos!

As an educational institution, we need to produce educational materials in 2 languages. Synthesia helps us to create high quality content in both languages, saving time and money — without compromising on quality.

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Synthesia client - Nataly R.
Great product with even greater customer support

Synthesia allows us to use video for situations we do not normally have resources for. So far, it has been used for product training, internal communication or explaining new processes.

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Jana M.
Beautiful and powerful results with little effort

We have built a training academy for our SaaS product with Synthesia. We managed to produce 20 professional-looking training videos in just three weeks.

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Tue S. Synthesia custoemr
Great resource for Training & Communication initiatives

We're using Synthesia to create explainer videos. It's just easier, faster, and more cost-effective to use Synthesia than to record an actual person doing the explanation.

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Synthesia customer - Luis F.G

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I convert a PDF to video?

Converting text in a portable document format into a video is as easy as these 4 steps:

  1. Select an AI presenter and the language of your PDF. You can also choose to start with a video template, or from scratch.
  2. Copy the text from your PDF, turn it into a video script, and paste it into the software.
  3. Add additional elements to the video frames, like background, image file, audio, or shapes to make the video even more engaging.
  4. Start conversion. The software will transform the text and generate an AI video. Download, share, embed, or upload your new video file as you please.

How do you convert a document into a video?

Converting a text file, whether it's in a .docx or .pdf format, can be done either through a PDF converter or video creation software.

Often online PDF converters aren't very reliable - the quality is subpar, and it's difficult to control the conversion. You don't really know what you're gonna get until the conversion is complete.

The option of using an online video maker like Synthesia offers a lot more flexibility by allowing you to simply paste the content of your PDF files into the tool. In turn, Synthesia will generate a talking AI video narrating your text.

And the best part? You have full control over the process - you choose video formats, images, and other elements to add to the video, and you can change the script and video file whenever you need to.

Can PDF convert to MP4?

Technically yes, you can convert PDF to MP4, usually using an online converter. The end version you get after the conversion is basically a slideshow, often of bad quality.

We highly recommend you to take a few more minutes to create an actual video using an online video maker. You can use your PDF text as a script, and the end result will be a much more engaging video with AI presenters and a voiceover.

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