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is there any way to compress a PDF/A file.

Posted 15-Feb-13 22:38pm
Maciej Los at 16-Feb-13 5:09am
What you mean? Do you want to compress pdf file using WinZip, WinRar, 7-zip software?
Did pdf contains text and images?
204.sharma at 16-Feb-13 5:11am
no winzip... only pdf file size reduce.
Maciej Los at 16-Feb-13 5:13am
OK, answer me 2. question in previous comment.
204.sharma at 16-Feb-13 5:16am
yes this is PDF/A format file.and it has Image and text both.Now i want to create same pdf (in pdf/a format) with less size.
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Solution 1

There is no simple answer...

Reducing pdf files is avalible:
1) by using "Save As" method (this is helpful only some times),
2) by re-priniting it to pdf (using virtual pdf printer).
But in most cases to reduce pdf file size is needed to re-create the PDF file. To reduce PDF file size with this method, you can do it in 2 ways:
- by removing unwanted objects,
- by shrinking images.

Follow this useful link:[^]. It's about libraries to manipulate PDF files.
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Solution 2

You could try to compress your pdf with an online service like or

This way you don't have to install any software

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