Three documents in decreasing size showing how to compress a PDF

How to compress a PDF

Follow these easy steps to compress a large PDF file online:

Click the Select a file button above or drag and drop files into the drop zone.

Select the PDF file you want to make smaller.

After uploading, Acrobat will automatically reduce the PDF size.

Download your compressed PDF file or sign in to share it.

Three documents in decreasing size showing how to compress a PDF

How to compress a PDF

Follow these easy steps to compress a large PDF file online:

Click the Select a file button above or drag and drop files into the drop zone.

Select the PDF file you want to make smaller.

After uploading, Acrobat will automatically reduce the PDF size.

Sign in to download or share your compressed PDF.

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