[ubuntu-in] Compressing / reducing size of a pdf file

Mani A a.mani.cms at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 17:11:34 BST 2008

"Fabian Enos" <fabian.rap.more at gmail.com> wrote:

> What about adding bzip2 compression? I have no idea how to do it but I
> once found a pdf with it and the size without the compression was much
> smaller than without it.

You can do it with 'ark' for example. The size will reduce, but to
approximately 50-60% of the original.
7zip will do better and better on additional options. tar.bz2 may be
worser than .bz2


A. Mani

A. Mani
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