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PDFOptim : Compress, Reduce & Optimize PDF files

By RootRise Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

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PDFOptim is a simple and intuitive way to compress, reduce and optimize PDF file size. PDFOptim provides easy and effective ways to compress big image-heavy PDF files using extensive set of options and presets. Supports batch processing and provide real time original as well as optimized PDF document preview for side-by-side quality comparison.


◆ Batch compression of PDF documents as you add into list.

◆ Compression filter options:
- JPEG compression with quality control.
- Color model conversion for all color data of all PDF objects using RGB, CMYK and Gray color profiles.
- Image sampling with quality, Downsampling at lower resolution decrease the file size dramatically.

◆ Real time preview of original-PDF and optimized-PDF. It helps you to compare optimized-PDF integrity and quality side-by-side. Synchronized zooming controls (Slider, zoom-in, zoom-out, actual size and zoom to fit buttons) for both preview along with track-pad gestures are also supported.

◆ Default set of compression filters. Save and preserve your favorite customized compression filter as new preset.

◆ Drag and Drop out selected compressed-PDF files from list into other applications like Finder, Mail, Preview etc.

◆ Very flexible options to add PDF files for compression. Simply Drag & Drop into PDF list or Right click Open With in Finder or Drop on "PDFOptim" application to add PDF files beside direct Add File/Folder buttons.

◆ PDF Page traversing controls, Right click contextual menu on preview to enhances the PDFOptim usability.

Compressed PDF documents requires less disk space for storage and faster uploads and downloads saves transmission time and cost. The PDFOptim gives you access to compression filter options to help you to reduce PDF file size without compromising the document's integrity. PDFOptim rewrites the entire PDF documents using selected compression filter as efficiently as possible. Some PDF documents might not get compressed, because the PDF documents might be already compressed or have nothing much to compress.

You can refer User Manual from menu "Help -> PDFOptim Help" for any assistance Or Contact Support.

What's New in Version 1.2.1

- Addressed issue related to white border and cropped page contents in optimized PDF documents.

New in Version 1.2

- Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks ready.
- Added support for recursive addition of PDF files from folders and sub-folders.
- Maintains source directory hierarchy at destination.
- More powerful PDF optimization.


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Customer Reviews

Does exactly what was needed!

Kept having problems trying to figure out how to reduce pdf file sizes. Found this app and decided to try it. Did exactly what I needed! Could have saved me lost time searching and searching. Just a couple of clicks and it resizes the file. Could now email without any size issues. When you reduce a file, it does reduce the quality a bit, but this app kept the quality at a decent level and was still easy.

It's worth $1 if you don't have other options

I bought this to compare it to Adobe Acrobat's (Pro v8) built-in File Reducer / Optimizer since I have a large number of scannerd / OCRd PDFs I'd like to optimize. I was not able to tweak the settings in PDFOptim to result in the same size reduction while maintaining a similar quality as Acrobat does on its default setting. I am sure that newer versions of Acrobat will be doing an even better job. If you happen to have access to Acrobat, I would recommend using it for file reduction.

Nice app

Works very well. Nice features like customizable filters (which you can then save), ability to scroll through both the original and optimized versions of the PDF, ability to zoom in on both versions, grayscale filter, multiple file conversion, etc. App is very fast and does not hang or freeze, even on large files.

PDFOptim : Compress, Reduce & Optimize PDF files
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  • $1.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated: Nov 12, 2013
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • Size: 1.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: RootRise Technologies Private Limited

Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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