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How to Resize Pdf File in Adobe Reader in 3 Easy Steps



Adobe Acrobat is a family of software currently available on Windows, Mac, and Android devices specifically created to manage and work with PDF files. Adobe Reader DC is a free version that allows you to open, read and comment on PDF files. Once you need to do more with Adobe Reader DC, like password protecting documents or manipulating a pdf, you can easily upgrade to the Adobe Reader Pro version. You will also need the Pro version to resize documents on your computer. Otherwise, you will need to use Adobe online for more features.

How to Resize Pdf File in Adobe Reader

There may be cases when you want to change the size of the pdf. PDFs can be huge files, which might make sending multiple documents or a very long document complicated. In these cases, you might want to make the file size smaller. Let’s look at how you can resize a pdf.

Step 1: Launch Adobe Acrobat

Start Adobe Acrobat and on the start page, click on the ‘Optimize’ options and then select the files you need to resize.

Step 2: Resize the Pdf

Once the file you need to resize is open, you will see more options at the top of the page. These offer different ways to optimize your document, including reducing the file size. Click on ‘Reduce File Size.’

Step 3: Set Your Options

In the new window that opens, you can set the different options manually to resize your document. You can select to compress images, change their color settings, and various other things to make the document smaller. Make sure to check the box at the bottom of the page to ensure your images are optimized when you resize the file – so that you do not lose any quality in the pictures.

Explore All the Options Available With Pdfs

Adobe Reader DC offers so many different ways that you can manipulate and change pdf documents to make them even more versatile. Have the freedom to adjust and send even the most comprehensive pdf documents quickly.

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