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Compress PDF Files with the Preview App on Mac
Learn how to easily compress large PDF files using the Preview app on Mac. With just a few simple steps, you will be able to send your PDFs through email without having to worry about the file size.
In this video, we’ll explore how to easily reduce the size of a PDF using the Preview app on a Mac. Whether you have a large PDF that’s too big to send via email, or you just want to make your PDFs more manageable, I have a solution. Using Preview, you can compress the PDF and make it small enough to send via email. Join me as I walk you through the simple steps to compress a PDF on your Mac.
00:00 – Introduction
00:18 – How to View the Current File Size of a PDF
00:56 – How to Set Which App opens your PDF
01:26 – Compress a PDF with Create Linearized PDF
03:05 – How to Compress a PDF with Preview Wrap Up