How to email large PDF files.

Need to send a large file? Learn how to email multi-page PDFs for free from any computer.

Most email platforms limit file sizes to around 20MB. If you need to send a PDF that’s larger than 20MB, you’ll have to make the file smaller or find another way to share your PDF. Here’s the best way to compress large PDFs to make them more email friendly.

Compress PDF files.

File compression involves taking the original PDF and compressing the data, so the total file size is smaller. By compressing PDFs, you can reduce the file size between 20 and 30 percent, making it possible to email large PDF files without compromising quality or readability.

How to compress PDFs online for free.

It might sound like a project to compress data in a PDF, but it’s actually quite easy with an online PDF editor like Adobe Acrobat online services. With an online PDF editor, you can compress PDFs up to 2GB in four easy steps:

  1. Go to the Acrobat online PDF editor.
  2. Upload the file you want to compress.
  3. Let the software do its magic.
  4. Download the compressed file to your device.

Online PDF editors let you compress PDFs quickly and easily from any device. Since the entire process is done online, there’s no need to download software or worry about compatibility issues. Plus, it’s completely free.

Once you download the compressed PDF, you can email the file without fighting error messages for going over the file size limit.

Discover more about how Adobe Acrobat DC and Acrobat online services make it easy to manage and compress PDFs online from any device.