Adobe Acrobat DC

Large PDF? Compress that file.

Learn how to reduce the size of your PDF file on Windows or Mac in seconds. It’s ridiculously easy.

 

 

Adobe Acrobat DC

Large PDF? Compress that file.

Learn how to reduce the size of your PDF file on Windows or Mac in seconds. It’s ridiculously easy.

Optimize

Be the master of your document when you use the Optimize PDF tool for file compression. Reduce PDF file size, enable fast web view, and set image quality and font options with just a click.

Attachable

Attachable

  • Compress PDF files to send them as attachments
  • Send and download documents faster thanks to PDF compression
Accurate

Accurate

  • Preserve your original image and font choices
  • Enable fast web view of any PDF while keeping original options intact
Compact

Compact

  • Free up precious server or disk space, or both
  • Give email recipients a file that doesn’t clog up their inbox

How to compress your PDF file:


  1. Open a PDF in Acrobat DC.
  2. Open the Optimize PDF tool to compress a PDF document. 
    Choose Tools > Optimize PDF or click on the tool from the right hand panel.
  3. Select Reduce File Size in the top menu.
  4. Set compatibility of Acrobat version and click OK.
    Default will be to the existing version.
  5. Advanced Optimization (Optional)
    Select Advanced Optimization in the top menu to make updates to image and font compression. Click OK when you are done modifications.
  6. Save your file
    File > Save As. Keep the same file name to overwrite current file or rename the file. Select a location and click Save.

Give it a try.


Check out our online tool to quickly reduce the file size of your PDF so it's easier to send as an attachment — and you can compress a PDF online right now in your browser.


Give it a try.


Check out our online tool to quickly reduce the file size of your PDF. It makes your file easier to send as an attachment — and you can do it right now in your browser.
 

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