Thank you everyone for the replies and ideas. It looks like Ghostscript is
going to be my best bet... on to testing!
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Nathan Tallman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Can anyone recommend some good PDF compression software? Preferable
> open-source or low-cost. We're scanning archival collections and the PDFs
> can be quite large for a single folder. The folder may be thick or thin,
> and contain a mix of text and images. We've fiddled with various Acrobat
> settings for getting the file size down, but we haven't found a good
> balance between quality and file size. (Plus, these need to be OCR'ed; so
> far we've been doing that in Acrobat.)
> We were looking at LuraTech PDF Compressor, but the cost for an enterprise
> license is pretty high. It did do an excellent job though.