Optimage is an advanced image optimization tool that support all popular image formats including JPEG, PNG, GIF, PDF, ICO and ICNS. If you have lots of high quality image files need to reduce their file size and not familar with advanced image editors like PhotoShop, Affinity Photo, you can choose specialized image compressors like Optimage, ImageOptim Free Mac Image Compression, etc.
Optimage is well-known as an image compressor. Except image compression however, you can also use it to compress PDF documents and even videos. In this quick guide, we will show you how it can help us shrink PDF file size on Mac. Unlike many other PDF compressors that require users to upload their documents to a cloud server, Optimage process your files on your local machine. So you don’t have to worry about data leakage and the compression is usually faster.
How to compress PDF files on Mac with Optimage?
The compression of PDF files is extremely easy. Find all the PDF files in Finder. Duplicate them first if you want to keep the original PDF documents. After that drag and drop the PDFs to Optimage. The file compressor will automatically compress them, when you see a prompt to overwrite the original files, confirm it so the compressed PDF files will be saved to the same location with the same name as the original ones. As we mentioned above, make sure to duplicate the original PDF files before the compression if you don’t want to lose them.
Note that Optimage comes with a free version as well which allows users to compress up to 24 PDF files per day without any limitation or fee. So casual users can use it as their free PDF compressor without going for the premium version.
Compress images and videos on Mac
Optimage is best known as a image compressor. Refer to these steps to compress photos for free on Mac. If you need to reduce file size of movies, videos, check out this guide to compress videos on Mac using Optimage for free.