2nd October 2019


How do I reduce PDF file size in Acrobat?

Optimize a PDF (Acrobat Pro)
  1. Open the PDF Optimizer dialog box (File > Save As Other > Optimized PDF).
  2. To use the default settings, choose Standard from the Settings menu, and then skip to step 6.
  3. From the Make Compatible With menu, choose Retain Existing to keep the current PDF version, or choose an Acrobat version.

How do you compress a PDF file in Adobe Reader?

Click “File" from the menu bar, highlight “Save As” from the drop-down menu and then select “Reduce Size PDF” to compress the PDF. Select a version of Acrobat from the Acrobat Version Compatibility drop-down list, keeping the end user in mind.

How can I reduce the file size of a PDF on Mac?

Let's get to it:
  1. Open the PDF file that you want to reduce the size for in Preview app (typically the default PDF viewer in OS X)
  2. Pull down the “File” menu and choose “Export”
  3. Select the submenu next to “Quartz Filter” and choose “Reduce File Size”
  4. Save the new reduced version of the PDF as usual by hitting “Save”
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