Every day, organizations deal with huge number of digital documents in PDF format, in creating, editing and transferring them through the Internet. PDF documents are content rich, since they hold text, different characters and graphics ensuring that the presentations more appealing and easy to comprehend. However, these elements result in the making the file size huge. As a result it becomes extremely difficult to store or transfer them online. The user might also require adding extra storage space to his existing system. This problem can be solved through reduction of PDF file size.
The maximum shrinking size of most types of PDF files vary from 10% to 90% of their original size. Most applications come with simple and efficient GUI that enables the users to reduce PDF files in different ways. The applications are user friendly and help the users to make decisions regarding the configuration of the PDF file. The output is based on the users choice from the options available within. The application program compresses all pictures in the PDF file using the JPEG2000 compression for color pictures and the JBIG2 compression for black and white pictures. The program provides options to save the complete content of one page as JPEG2000 or JBIG2 picture. There are options to set the resolution size such as 300 DPI for printouts and 150 DPI for internet. While reducing the PDF file the user can process the entire folder of PDF files. The user might as well opt to encrypt the data of the PDF file ensuring that the data is protected by preventing unauthorized access to the content.