There are two main ways on how to make a PDF “smaller”. At PDF2Go.com, we provide both of these ways, but sadly they often get confused or mixed up.
Thus, we will bring some life into the darkness now! Find out what’s the difference between resizing a PDF and compressing a PDF is. Continue reading The Difference Between Compress & Resize
If you’re an avid photographer or work a lot with Photoshop and in printing, you know that DPI is an important value when it comes to handling images. However, it is also important when you think about PDFs. How?
PDFs can contain images, which is one of the reasons why the format became so popular for manuals, sharing books, assignments and essays, and so on. Depending on the quality of the images, the PDF is either bigger or smaller in file size – and also depending on the DPI.
Thus, the DPI plays a major role when compressing a PDF file. This is reason enough to have a look at what it actually is. Continue reading All You Need To Know About DPI
Since we published our tutorial on how to compress a PDF file, we have made some changes to the compression algorithm. Instead of having to choose a quality, resolution, and color for your PDF file, you can now easily choose one of the four presets that are optimized for different devices.
This article, as an update to the initial tutorial, will explain the presets used on PDF2Go to compress a PDF. Continue reading All You Need To Know About Compression Presets
Since PDF files don’t allow further editing of the text or images they contain, they are a great format to share documents and forms online. Sending important documents via e-mail or uploading them to a website for further sharing is the norm by now.
However, if you embed a lot of different images like graphics, charts and photos, clipart and illustrations to a PDF, the file size is significantly high. Especially for PDF documents with many pages.
Luckily, large PDF files can be reduced in file size by a simple compression of the whole file.
[EDIT] We have improved our compression function! This tutorial was, of course, updated to the current and improved state! Continue reading How To Reduce PDF File Sizes [Tutorial]