Compress PDF for Mac

Effortlessly minimize PDF file size.

Version 1.6.1 for Mac OS X



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Reduce PDF file size by one click

Compress PDF has the capability to minimize file size of PDF documents, especially useful for those PDF files with many graphics and photos. You can send smaller and faster emails, save your storage space, decrease file upload or download times after reducing file size of PDF documents.

Extremely simple and quick

Simply drag and drop the PDF files into the app to get started, compression will begin immediately. You can see the result file size after compression.

If the result is not good enough, you can choose another compression preset option.

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Rich choices of compression options

It provides 10 preset options to meet your different demands. You can choose from lossy image quality to minimal file size as you wish.

Compress PDF for Mac reduces PDF file size mainly by reducing the quality and size of the embedded images.

You can choose 50, 72, 96, 150 or 300 dpi, each dpi option has 2 levels of quality - low, medium.

If the output file is too blurry, choose higher dpi and quality.

If the output file is still too large, choose lower dpi and quality.

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Balance between image quality and storage size

Compress PDF reduces file size by compressing the images within PDF document. It uses JPEG, which is a commonly used method of lossy compression for image. So you can get high quality but small PDF file after compression. For some PDF files, file size can be reduced by 90%.

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User Guide for Compress PDF

Product tutorials

* How to reduce PDF file size on Mac OS X?

System Requirements

Mac OS X 10.6 or above. Fully compatible with Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite and El Capitan OS X.