If you tried to create pdf file in Mac, you will notice the pdf file size is huge. Many people are looking for ways to reduce the pdf file size, some even choose to purchase third party software to create pdf file in Mac. Here’s a way to reduce the pdf file size for free using the Mac default viewer – Preview.
I’ve run a test which convert a doc file to pdf file in Mac (doc file size 850k), and it produce a pdf file which is 1.2MB. After i reduce the pdf file size using Preview, the pdf file size reduced to 485k. Amazing right!
To reduce the pdf file size in Mac, follow the steps below:-
- Open your pdf file using Preview
- Click on File -> Save As, Choose “Reduce File Size” from “Quartz Filter” and click Save button
- Done. your PDF file size should be reduce by now.