PDF Compressor, from Abelssoft, is a useful utility that lets you compress Portable Document Format files to a custom size, either individually or in batch, thereby reducing the amount of space they take up on your computer.
PDF files have lots of advantages, however, they do take up an inordinate amount of room as their size can be quite considerable sometimes. Consequently they can take up a lot of disk space along with taking time to transfer to a printer for a hard copy to be made.
This is where a compressor comes into play. PDF Compressor is able to reduce the dimensions of the file and thereby save on disk space. PDF Compressor is a compact and user-friendly app that can process files individually or in batch, in a few clicks.
Key Features include:
- Intuitive interface.
- Supports batch compression.
PDF Compressor comes with an intuitive and easy to use interface that makes it suitable for both for experienced and inexperienced users. The main interface comprises of a medium-sized, non-adjustable window that shows a simple button, until you add files to it. This can be done either by drag and drop or by using the explorer interface. If you choose to add more than one file then you are presented with a preview in separate tabs.
You are next presented with a slider, which you are able to define the level of quality you need for your files. This is a simple way to reduce or increase the percentage you want alter in your document. As soon as you have made your configuration changes, you just hit Compress. You will now be prompted to choose a destination folder for your files and the app compresses your files as you requested.
Overall, PDF Compressor is a lightweight, streamlined size reducer for your PDFs. IT is easy to use, with a simple, plain interface that can be navigated by users of all levels of expertise. We would like to have seen a few more configuration options and maybe the ability to view changes in full screen, but as far as basic compression goes, PDF Compressor is a good choice.