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Compress PDF online: drag and drop PDF files to reduce their size

Looking to compress PDF files online for free and as fast as possible? Use our online tool to compress PDF while optimizing for maximal quality and size.

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Compress PDF Online

PDF — or Portable Document Format — is one of the most popular and well-loved types of document formats used for anything from legal forms and applications to tickets, brochures, books, and journals. The format is truly universal: all devices have at least one pre-installed viewing application, and — in the worst-case scenario — be opened directly in your browser window.

Given that PDFs are inherently sharable, you may have to compress the larger files before attaching them to an email or social media message — most messaging and email clients do have a size limit for the files you try to send.

TemplateRoller’s easy-to-use online PDF compressor makes it quick and simple to shrink down the size of your files. Image-heavy PDF files can usually be compressed better than text-only documents, but both can be successfully made smaller in our online tool.

Need to know how to compress a PDF on Mac? These same instructions will work on both PC and Apple computers. You do not need to install any additional software to shrink a PDF: the online compressor runs on your system. It works well in any of the currently-existing browsers and is compatible with all operating systems and devices — no installation or registration required.

The PDF Size Reducer does not consume your system’s resources and allows for a safe online compression. The files are not stored on our servers for any more time than necessary for conversion and are deleted as soon as you download the finished files.

How to Compress a PDF File?

Wondering how to reduce the size of a PDF? Here’s how to use our tool to make your PDF documents smaller and more manageable:

  1. Our high-quality PDF compressor allows you to reduce the size of your documents in any web browser. Simply upload the files you want to shrink from your device or select them from cloud storage by clicking on “DropBox” or “OneDrive”;
  2. Once the file is uploaded into the compressor, it will automatically reduce the PDF size;
  3. You will then be able to view your file and download the completed document to your device. Alternatively, you can access your compressed PDF directly in your browser.
  4. You may also easily Compress PDF files on your Android or Apple phone. These same instructions will work on both PC and Apple computers.

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