Reduce File Size Online

Reduce file size online

Adobe Acrobat online services let you compress PDF files right from your browser. Use our PDF compression tool to make your large PDFs smaller so they’re easier to share.

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Easy PDF file compression

Drag and drop or upload a PDF document to let Acrobat reduce its size. After compressing the file, you’ll find it’s simpler to work with and store.

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The best PDF compressor

Adobe invented the PDF format. Try the highest quality optimise PDF online tool to reduce the size of your PDF files using any web browser, including Google Chrome.

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How to reduce the size of a PDF online

How to reduce the size of a PDF online

Follow these easy steps to compress large PDF files online:

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

Select the PDF file you want to make smaller.

After uploading, Acrobat automatically reduces the PDF file size.

Sign in to download or share your compressed PDF.

Questions? We have answers.

How do I compress a PDF without losing quality?

The Acrobat online PDF compressor balances an optimised file size against the expected quality of images, fonts and other file content. Just drag and drop a PDF into the tool above and let Acrobat reduce the file size without compromising quality.


For more refined control of optimisation settings, you can try Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for free for seven days. Acrobat Pro DC for Mac or Windows lets you customise PPI settings for colour, grayscale and monochrome image quality. You can also edit PDF files, edit scans with OCR, convert PDFs, convert PNGs and other image file formats, organise and rotate PDF pages, split PDFs and more with an Acrobat Pro subscription.

Is there a PDF file size limit?

The Acrobat online file compression tool can compress PDFs of up to 2 GB.

How do I check my PDF file size?

To check the file size of a PDF, open the file in Adobe Acrobat or free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Then choose File > Properties. You’ll see the file size listed in the Document Properties Description tab.

Questions? We have answers.

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Reduce File Size Online

Reduce file size online

Adobe Acrobat online services let you compress PDF files right from your browser. Use our PDF compression tool to make your large PDFs smaller so they’re easier to share.

Easy PDF Compressor

Easy PDF file compression

Drag and drop or upload a PDF document to let Acrobat reduce its size. After compressing the file, you’ll find it’s simpler to work with and store.

Best PDF Converter

The best PDF compressor

Adobe invented the PDF format. Try the highest quality optimise PDF online tool to reduce the size of your PDF files using any web browser, including Google Chrome.

Compress PDF

How to reduce the size of a PDF online

How to reduce the size of a PDF online

Follow these easy steps to compress large PDF files online:

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

Select the PDF file you want to make smaller.

After uploading, Acrobat automatically reduces the PDF file size.

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

Questions? We have answers.

How do I compress a PDF without losing quality?

The Acrobat online PDF compressor balances an optimised file size against the expected quality of images, fonts and other file content. Just drag and drop a PDF into the tool above and let Acrobat reduce the file size without compromising quality.


For more refined control of optimisation settings, you can try Adobe Acrobat Pro DC for free for seven days. Acrobat Pro DC for Mac or Windows lets you customise PPI settings for colour, grayscale and monochrome image quality. You can also edit PDF files, edit scans with OCR, convert PDFs, convert PNGs and other image file formats, organise and rotate PDF pages, split PDFs and more with an Acrobat Pro subscription.

Is there a PDF file size limit?

The Acrobat online file compression tool can compress PDFs of up to 2 GB.

How do I check my PDF file size?

To check the file size of a PDF, open the file in Adobe Acrobat or free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Then choose File > Properties. You’ll see the file size listed in the Document Properties Description tab.

Questions? We have answers.