The most convenient thing to use when you are dealing with documents of large sizes, presentations and also books is PDF. The size of these files may be very large and you may find it not to be an easy task when it comes to uploading these PDF files on the net. Though the quality of the image is really good and the files have very high resolutions for better viewing it may still be necessary to reduce the size of PDF file. Efficiency and speed are two things that come in to play when you reduce size of PDF files. Smaller size leads to better efficiency as well as increases the time you save.
You can reduce size of PDF file by a number of different ways. This is very necessary as you do not want to waste time in downloading and opening files. One thing that you need to look into while reducing size of PDF file is the quality. Never compromise on quality.
One of the simplest things to do to reduce size of PDF file is to clean the file up by taking off those unused and unwanted items like links, bookmarks and most importantly the embedded fonts. Yet another thing that you can try is to recreate the PDF file so that it does automatically remove the unwanted matter and hence you have a file that is smaller in size but with the same content.
You can make use of the PDF optimizer to reduce size of PDF file without damaging the contents of the file. When you are doing this make sure you save the file as a compressed file of the original version of the PDF file. You can also save it under the same file name by overwriting on it. The audit command can also make itself useful in reducing the size of PDF files.
The part of the file that takes up all the space is the images. Therefore you can look at changing its size or deleting those images that seem very unnecessary.
These are a few tips that will help you reduce size of PDF file while attaching, downloading or even uploading them.