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How to Convert PDF to Smaller Size

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PDF files can sometimes be very large. This therefore makes it very difficult to upload, download or even open. Opening can take a very long time when you are trying to open a PDF file that has not been compressed. The wise thing to do is to convert PDF to smaller size for managing comfortably.

Part 1Best PDF to Smaller Size Converter

convert pdf to smaller size

If you wish to convert a PDF file into a smaller size, you will need a tool that combines safety, quality and speed in one package. The best PDF to smaller file size converter in the market is Wondershare PDFelement. It offers you comprehensive PDF editing tools.

  • Reduce the size of your PDF file without compromising the quality of your document.
  • Add, delete, copy, extract and do any editing you want with each item on your PDF.
  • Convert your Excel, Word, HTML or other files into PDF. The same goes for converting PDF documents into Word, Excel, image et cetera.
  • By using the OCR tool, you are able to convert scanned documents into editable documents.
  • Password protect PDF to ensure only you or the people you have authorized are able to access your document.

Part 2 How to Convert PDF to Smaller File

Step 1. Import the Large PDF File

Launch your PDFelement. Click "Open File" to browse through your files and select the document you wish to make smaller.

For Mac users, open the file you want to make smaller by clicking the "Open File" button.

Step 2. Convert Large PDF File to Small Size

Click on "File" on the top menu and choose "Optimize". You then will be presented with different compression options. Depending on your file size choose the option that serves you best. If you choose "Custom", a window will appear these specifications for the output requirements. For great quality output select the highest dpi settings. Click "Optimize". Your document has been optimized.

For Mac users, go to "File > Optimize PDF". Once it is open, you will be with a small window with different quality options that you can choose from. Click on the quality that best serves you. Click on "Save As" and name your file and specify the location you wish to save it in.

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Published: Jun 07,2016 10:58 am / Updated: Apr 27,2017 11:17 am

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