PDFgear Desktop

Compress Large PDFs Efficiently and Reliably

  • Instant download PDF compressor and use for free
  • Fast compression and batch compression to save time
  • Reduce the size of PDF documents by 90%
  • Compress PDF without compromising image quality
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The Fast and Robust PDF Compressor Software

Significantly save up desktop storage space with the free, swift, and powerful compressor software PDFgear Desktop, featuring a 90% compression ratio and lightning-fast compression.

Adobe-level PDF Compression Technology

PDFgear Desktop uses the same level of PDF compression technology as the industry's flagship Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Yet PDFgear Desktop is the much more cost-effective choice for the same level of features.

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Remarkably Reduce PDF File Size

If you find your working documents take up excessive file storage on your working and home computers, PDFgear Desktop PDF Compressor is your best bet in retaining storage space on your computer without buying an additional HDD.

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Compress PDF Documents Offline

The use of PDFgear Desktop PDF Compressor doesn’t rely on an internet connection. With PDFgear Desktop installed on your computer or laptop, you can shrink PDF on the fly, no matter where you are.

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Flexible Compression Modes

PDFgear Desktop PDF Compressor offers flexible compressing options for your large PDF documents. So whether you need to significantly reduce the size of them or compress PDF without image quality loss, you’ll find a fitting solution.

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A Genuine Time-saver

Every second of your time is precious and we do not waste a tiny bit of it. PDFgear Desktop is a fast PDF compressor tool that compresses in a blink of an eye, and there’s a batch mode supported to compress PDFs in one go.

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Safe and Secure PDF Compressor

PDFgear is a widely trusted company and we bring clean, safe, and lightweight utilities to the world. When using PDFgear Desktop, your data is cleared from cyber risks, and your vital documents and personal information are fully secured.

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How to Compress PDF Documents in PDFgear Desktop

Launch PDFgear Desktop on your computer, and go to the Compress PDF tool from the All Tools toolbox.

From the PDF compressor window, click the Add Files button to import one or more PDF documents, customize the Compress Level respectively, and define the Output Path.

Hit the Compress button to compress all PDF files in the queue, you’ll be led to the output file folder when the compression finishes.

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Tech Specs

Point For Windows For MacOS
Supported OS Windows 10 and Windows 11 macOS 10.14 to macOS 13, Apple M1
RAM 512 MB of memory (RAM), 1 GB recommended
Disk 500M of free hard disk space 200M of free hard disk space
Internet Internet connection is necessary for Product Activation, Product Help, and Live Updates.
Supported File Formats .pdf(PDF, PDF/A), .docx, .doc, .pptx, .ppt, .xlsx, .xls, .xml, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tiff, .txt, .epub, .rtf, .html, .hwp, .hwpx .pdf, .docx, .xlsx, .pptx, .jpg, .png, .gif, .tiff, .epub, .html, .rtf, .txt
System Language Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
OCR Language Support Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish

Frequently Asked Questions on Compressing PDF

What platforms are PDFgear Desktop on?

PDFgear Desktop is a piece of cross-platform PDF compressor software that works flawlessly on Windows 11, Windows 10, and Mac computers/laptops.

Can I compress PDF documents offline?

Yes, as long as you’ve installed PDFgear Desktop on your computer (which requires an internet connection), you’ll be able to compress PDF offline, any time you want.

How to reduce the size of scanned documents?

Scanned documents are usually large in file size, and you can reduce their size of it by downgrading DPI, or using PDFgear Desktop PDF compressor. For more details, please check our guide to reducing the size of scanned documents.

How to compress PDF without image quality loss?

To compress PDF documents without compromising the visual quality of images and text, you need a lossless PDF compressor like PDFgear Desktop. And make sure to choose a lower compression level.

Is PDFgear Desktop PDF Compressor safe?

Apart from being free to use, PDFgear Desktop PDF Compressor is also completely safe, clean, and secure. There won’t be advertisements or foisting software, and PDFgear Desktop has passed the Microsoft Store’s app validation and safety tests.

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The exact PDF compressor you'll ever need.

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