PDF compression settings

There are various ways in which you can limit the file size of PDF files. A page on this site describes the various PDF compression algorithms. In September 2007 I asked the visitors of this site which they considered to be the best compression setting for images.

How do you compress images in PDF files?

  • JPEG Max quality (33%, 71 Votes)
  • ZIP (30%, 65 Votes)
  • No compression (25%, 55 Votes)
  • JPEG other setting (7%, 16 Votes)
  • JPEG 2000 (5%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 217

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There is an entire section on this site devoted to a more in-depth description of compression algorithms.