Compress PDF

Reduce the PDF file size with this online PDF compression tool. Compress PDF files quickly just by uploading it to PDF2Go.

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Basic Compression
Medium file size and high quality
Strong Compression
Small file size and medium quality
Additional compression

Convert all images and text to grayscale to further decrease the file size.

Remove all images in the document to further decrease the file size.

How to compress a PDF?

  1. Upload your PDF file.
  2. Choose a compression method (basic, strong, preset).
  3. Turn images in the PDF into grayscale to compress the PDF even more. (optional)
  4. Click on "Start" once you're done.
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Compress PDF File - Online
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Quickly Compress A PDF

There are three ways to upload your file: drag & drop, browse your hard drive or upload a PDF file from the cloud.

Once you did so, you can choose a preset to change and adjust the quality of your PDF file. You can choose between "basic" and "strong" compression, and using a preset.

Additionally, you can also choose to turn all images in your PDFs to grayscale which will reduce the file size as well.

Compress PDF online

No need to download and install software - compress PDF files online from anywhere by just using an internet browser.

PDF2Go’s PDF compressor gives you a secure and virus free alternative to many downloadable PDF compression programs and applications. That way, you can safely reduce the dpi of images contained in your PDF and thus reduce the file size.

Why PDF Compression?

When sending files via e-mail or uploading them to the web, you have to pay attention to one crucial thing: file size. Job applications, providing documents and handing in assignments in a PDF format are the usual thing by now.

To be able to send such files you need a smallpdf.

Using a PDF compressor, you can make sure that both uploading or sending of formerly large PDF files is possible.

Secure File Compression

When uploading your files to PDF2Go, you can be sure that your files are handled securely and discrete. No forwarding to third parties, no manual check of the documents, no copyright changes!

More details can be found in our Privacy Policy.

What Can I Compress?

File size reduction is available for PDF documents only. If you provide a file in another format, we convert it to PDF automatically and then compress it.

Whether they contain tables or images or plain text, with PDF2Go you can compress them fast and easily.


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Compress PDFs On Any Device

No, you don’t need to head to your computer to compress a PDF file. With PDF2Go you can do this - you guessed it - on the go.

Smartphone or tablet, Windows or Mac, Firefox or Internet Explorer: we support them all.

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