Portable Document format popularly known as PDF is a very popular file format which is used. In this article I am going to give a comparative analysis of Top 5 online PDF Compressors.
1. VeryPDF Free PDF compress Online
It is a very useful online tool that can reduce the PDF file size. There are three basic steps to compress pdf file; Upload the file-> Adjust the Settings->Upload and Convert File. It is very simple to use. The only limitation with this service is that it can compress one pdf size less than 10MB, if you want to compress the file of larger size than you have the use the desktop application.
It is also a nice and simple tool and requires the user to load the pdf file to convert and provides more option than the earlier one. It comes with the advance Lossy Compression Technology and has the facility in which user can select the compression quality.
During evaluation mode a watermark is added to the file after conversion.
It is also very nice and easy service that can be used to compress the PDF file. This service doesn’t allow the user to do any settings as available in the other services. But it is very good service for the user those doesn’t have much technical knowledge and with simple UI in which you just have to Choose the file-> Hit Upload & Shrink button and the job is done. It is a secure service also because all the files that are uploaded on this are deleted after 1 hour. It can be used to convert the file of largest size 56 MB.
4. Neevia PDF tools
Neevia is a service which apart from pdf compression offers many other services related to PDF files such as Document Converter, PDF Merge, Resize PDF. PDF compression tool is very simple and useful and offers many settings that you play with. During the conversion you can remove the bookmarks, forms, layers, annotations, page labels and article threads from the PDF file. It requires the user to do all the settings in first step and then select the file to convert-> Just Hit Upload & Compress button after the selection of file and work is done.
The only limitation with this tool is that it allows pdf file of size less than 5MB and if you want to compress large files then download the desktop application.
Cvision offers four different services that you can do with your PDF file i.e; OCR, Compress, Web-Optimize and Rasterize. In this article however I am going to check the only compression service. This service allows you to upload file upto 50MB which is nice. After the upload is done you can see the converted file in the box below from where you can download the file. It doesn’t offer any customized settings options in which user can select the color, compression settings.