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Optimizing pdf for size

Posted in linux on 2014/02/11
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Sometimes the pdf file seems to be really big and you would like to reduce its size, without loosing much quality. This can easily be done with ghostscript (http://www.ghostscript.com/doc/9.14/Ps2pdf.htm#Options). Take a look especially at the -dPDFSETTINGS  option: /screen selects low-resolution output similar to the Acrobat Distiller "Screen Optimized" setting. /ebook selects medium-resolution output similar to Read More »