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Easy Way to Reduce PDF Image Size

2020-09-09 17:54:01 • Filed to: How-To • Proven solutions

Sometimes, you may want to reduce PDF image size to reduce the PDF file size. Although compressing the images in the PDF file will reduce the quality of the images but it will also decrease the size of the PDF file making it much easier to send hundreds of images altogether. Here’s PDFelement you can have a try.

How to Compress PDF Image

The very first step is to download PDFelement then follow the on screen instructions to reduce PDF files size. Below is the detailed guide on how you can optimize images size in PDF.

Step 1. Importing PDF into PDFelement

Once you have installed PDFelement, run it on your computer and on the Home, click on the "Open File" button and select the files to import to your computer.

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Step 2. Compress PDF Images

To compress an image in PDF, click on the "File" menu in top left bar. Now, Click on the "Optimize" button. Then you can move the slider to choose the file quality of "Low", "Medium" or "High", and you can know the final size of each option directly. After settle this, click the blue "Optimize" button to save the PDF file.

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How to Resize A PDF Image

There is another way to reduce PDF image size, that is to resize the image. PDFelement allows you to clip the image in your PDF document.

Step 1. Open a PDF

After launching PDFelement, click the "Open File" button to browse and select your PDF document to be opened. Or you can drag and drop a PDF document into the program window to be opened.

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Step 2. Resize PDF Image Size

Click the "Edit" button, then click the image in your PDF document, you will get the "Clip Object" button on the right side panel. Click this button, then you can move the six points of your image to resize it directly.

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Step 3. Reduce PDF Image Size (Optional)

If your whole PDF page is an image, you can crop the page directly. Click the "Page" > "Page Boxes" button. In the new window, select "CropBox" in the Apply To option. You can customize the page width and height, or you can move the eight points on the page preview to resize it directly.

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Step 4. Save File

After resizing the page, you can click the "File" > "Save As" button to save it to a new PDF file on your computer.

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Video on Reduce PDF Image Size

With PDFelement, you can easily reduce PDF image size without any problem. The best thing about the software is that you can also edit PDF, convert PDF to other formats, annotate PDF, encrypt PDF, make a PDF fillable and more.

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