1. Download PDF Expert for free
  2. Go to the 'File' in the upper menu-bar
  3. Click on Reduce File Size
  4. Select the quality of the compressed file
  5. Save it as a new PDF or Send via Email

You might ask why do I need to know how to compress a PDF on Mac? Well, there are clearly at least two reasons.

If you need to email your thesis with lots of diagrams, tables, images and tons of text pages with the very limited size of the e-mail, compressing your PDF file is easiest and simplest way to solve this problem.

You want to read your colleague’s bulky annual report on iPhone on your way home. And we all know that annual reports tend to be rather huge. How do you minimize the space in the iPhone memory occupied by this kind of PDF file? The answer is compress the PDF file.

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Thus, how to efficiently resize PDF file without losing one letter, digit or image. We think that downloading PDF Expert for free is one of the most reasonable solutions. PDF Expert makes PDF compressing a straightforward process. Resizing is completed just in couple clicks.

Reducing PDF size in action

After you’ve downloaded PDF Expert, open the PDF file you want to compress in this app, then click on ‘File’ in the upper menu-bar.

Next, click on Reduce File Size. Immediately following that you’ll see a pop-up, where you can choose the quality of the compressed file. The only thing left to do is save new PDF file or (which is just awesome) send the new PDF file promptly via email.

Compress shrink PDF

In case you will need to return your compressed PDF to its’ initial size, you can find it, if when you reduced the size of the file and saved it, you didn’t delete the original PDF. It is saved as a new PDF file allowing you to retain the “heavier” copy of the document.

Want to explore how it works? Download the free trial or buy PDF Expert now!