Benefits of PDF
The PDF file format is one of the most widely-used document formats in the world today for various applications. PDF has the ability to store text in a searchable form and the document can be viewed with all Internet browsers, saved for offline use and then printed if it is needed. This makes the PDF file easy to use within an intranet or website. The PDF document format enables sharp, color-specific printing with color matching on the monitor screen, regardless of brand. Users can magnify documents up to 800% without any deterioration in resolution or clarity in text or graphics. The PDF file can be optimized and made smaller than other conventional document formats.
The popularity of the PDF file format is evident in the widespread usage and availability world-wide. This file format is secure and easy to transfer, but sometimes they may be too bulky due to excess of images, graphics, heavy fonts and video. There could be a need to compress the file before it is transmitted and one would need a PDF compression tools for this purpose. These PDF compression tools work fast and are easy to use and they help to reduce the size of the PDF file. Current technology has advanced to a level where the latest in compression techniques is possible and PDF files can be made compact and web-friendly.
The PDF compression tool reduces the file by compressing the images, text, graphics and also removes of unnecessary elements. These could be unused images, metadata, bookmarks and others in the file. Black and white scans are made smaller by 5-10x and color scans by 10-100x, which ensures that the PDF file is reduced substantially. In spite of the high compression, there is maximum data retention. The PDF compression tool uses two techniques, one where the reduction is high but there is a loss of quality especially of images and video. The second technique retains the content quality, but the file reduction would not be much less.