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5 Tricks to Reduce PDF File Size

The two biggest things to look at when you want to reduce the size of PDF files are removing objects and downsam ling!shrinking the images it contains"

#" Re$create the PDF to reduce PDF file size % handy trick for reducing PDF file size is to re$create or &re$fry' your PDF" (y creating the PDF again you can stri out lenty of unwanted objects) remove tags) and com ress images further" *ou can do this with any tool that su orts & rint to PDF' functionality" For this trick +'ll use the free free PrimoPDF rint driver" , en the PDF file , en the Print dialog Select PrimoPDF from the list of rinters

,n the PrimoPDF dialog) click e(ooks" -,r to manually control the level of downsam ling) choose .ustom"/ .lick ,0"

1" Reduce PDF file size with &Save %s' +f you use a PDF editor such as 2itro PDF Professional or %dobe %crobat you can make use of the &Save %s' functionality to trim some fat off your PDF files" .hris Dahl e3 lained it succinctly in a recent ost4 PDF files have something that is called incremental u dates) where any changes that you make to a document is a ended to the end of

the file without doing a com lete rewrite" This is why the Save feature is much faster than a Save %s) and also why PDF files saved this way can be large" The Save %s feature will rewrite the entire file and rovide you with a smaller file size" So) to shrink the PDF) do the following4 , en the PDF in your PDF editor +n 2itro PDF Professional) go to 2itro PDF (utton 5 Save %s" +n %crobat) go to File 5 Save %s" 6" Remove unwanted objects PDF files can contain a bunch of different objects) including bookmarks) links) annotations) form fields) 7avaScri t) 2amed Destinations and embedded fonts 8 all of which can be removed from an e3isting PDF file" 9ike ti two it re:uires a PDF editing tool such as 2itro PDF Professional or %dobe %crobat" , en the PDF in your PDF editor +n 2itro PDF Professional) go to 2itro PDF (utton 5 Pre are 5 , timize Document" +n %crobat ;) go to %dvanced 5 PDF , timizer" .hoose the objects to remove .lick ,0

<" Shrink all images in PDF files For PDF files that contain many images) downsam ling all of them can make a noticeable difference" , en the PDF in your PDF editor +n 2itro PDF Professional) go to 2itro PDF (utton 5 Pre are 5 , timize Document" +n %crobat ;) go to %dvanced 5 PDF , timizer" +n 2itro PDF Professional) use the slider to select the level of downsam ling" +n %crobat ;) in the +mages tab) s ecify the level of downsam ling"

5" Shrink individual images in PDF files +f you want more granular control when downsam ling you can shrink images one at a time and then view the result immediately" This trick re:uires 2itro PDF Professional -%dobe %crobat doesn't include the functionality/" , en the PDF file Select the =dit Te3t > +mages tool -.trl?=/ Double$click on an image +n the Format ribbon tab) click Resolution) and then choose the level of downsam ling to a ly"

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