Optimize PDF File for Web (Free)

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How to optimize a PDF file for the web

The three steps to follow in order to properly optimize a PDF document for the web are the following: upload the PDF file that you want to adapt for the web's conditions, select the compression method, and then apply your changes. Lastly, download the freshly-optimized PDF file and use it wherever you need it. Below is a recap of these steps:

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1. Upload a PDF

Select the document that you're looking to compress & optimize for the web's conditions.

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2. Reduce its size

Select the compression level (low, medium, high) and apply the changes to that PDF file.

3. Download

Wait ~30 seconds and download the optimized PDF. That's it!

The best way to optimize a PDF for web usage

If you're trying to upload a PDF file on a website and it says that it is too big or that it simply doesn't meet the uploading requirements, then we're here to help. Compressing a PDF is going to make it more accessible and easier to upload on different websites. Compact files are easier to store on your device too, since they're smaller, and they're easier to store without having to cover up too much memory on your device's disk. Let's work smarter with smaller PDFs!

How to optimize a PDF file for the web

More efficient files

Compressing a PDF document is going to make it more accessible, as we've previously said. Smaller PDF files are the best to use on the web, since you save the time of uploading a smaller file to websites.

Faster emails

PDF documents are easier to send via emails as well. In fact, you've probably had to upload PDF files via email before, and you've had to wait a lot of time for them to properly load. No more of that!

Takes ~30 seconds

Compressing a PDF file and optimizing it for web usage is not going to take any longer than 30 seconds. In fact, we're here to try and help you save more time rather than waste it on uselss to-dos.

Free forever

Optimzing PDF files with SignHouse is free, and we're planning to keep it like this forever. Everyone should be able to optimize their PDF file for web usage and work smarter than before. No need to pay here!

Why should you optimize a PDF file for the web with us?

At SignHouse, our main goal is to help you work better and save more time that's better spent on other, more important work of yours. Hence, we're not going to slow you down from optimizing PDF documents by implementing annoying pop-ups or a lengthy sign-up process. We help you optimize PDF files for free, as we want you to work better than before.

Optimize on all devices

Adapt your PDF file's condition to all of the websites' requirements in just one click and less than 30 seconds of your time using your favourite device. Use your phone, tablet, computer, or anything else.

We respect your privacy

Let's make this clear right now: yes, your data is safe with us, and we're doing whatever we can to keep it safe. In fact, we never look at your data, and we're not ever sending it away without your will.

Zero headache

Optimizing is a PDF file for the web is an easy process and it doesn't take much of your time and energy. In fact, compressing a PDF for web purposes is really just a drag and drop process. Besides, ...

We're here for you

If you ever find trouble using the PDF optimizer for web purposes, know that we're one click away from you. Get in touch with us via live chat, by clicking the blue bubble in the bottom-right corner of this page.

What they say about us

No-brainer pricing for a small business - or even big business, I reckon : - )

Tried the product. Worked like a charm. Never had any problem + the clean UI got us. Wish there would be more features, but I believe in the team behind.
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Steph G.
Chief Executive Officer
SignHouse has been nothing short of convenient, efficient and fast. Oh and top notch customer support too...

Couldn't ask for more!
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Julie M.
Executive Administrative Assistant
SignHouse has made a big difference in the workflow of my business. Sure there are other, more mature e-signing platforms out there, but they are all convoluted and too focused on big, enterprise companies. It feels like SignHouse is on our side.
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Michael B.
Photography Consultant
Getting documents to parents is significantly simpler now. However, even more importantly, parents aren't getting lost in the signing process anymore. 👍
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Sandy T
Teacher
"Simpler, yet does the job better than most of the clunky eSignature software out there"
"SignHouse cut down on our signing processes by at least 50% - and we were using eSignature software before as well"
"I just never thought signing documents can ever become a pleasurable experience"

Frequently asked questions

What size should a PDF be for web?

If you're uploading a PDF for instance on your website, it shouldn't be more than 50KB. We've got the free <100kb PDF compressor for that.

How do I reduce the size of a PDF for my website?

Upload your PDF to SignHouse > Select the size > Reduce it for free.

Are your electronic signatures legal?

Our signatures are 100% legally binding, as SignHouse is built around US and International Laws concerning digital signatures. SignHouse eSignatures are on par with paper signatures, from a legal point of view!

Signing papers digitally started being equal to physical, handwritten signatures in the U.S. eSignature Act of 2000 (U.S. Federal Act) + the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act (UETA). As a consequence, laws in other countries have followed suit. SignHouse is built around these laws.

Are you adding an actual eSignature or just an image?

All signatures are a real, eSignature that is 100% legally binding.

We save important, relevant data (that can be used legally in all types of situations, including in courts) such as identifiable details of a person, IP addresses, etc, just so our electronic signatures can be as valid as digital signatures can get.

What about privacy and security?

SignHouse's signatures are secure for all kinds of businesses and companies. All our signatures happen on a secure, SSL-connected domain. Documents are not made public and unique keys are generated through SignHouse so that privacy and security are at the foundation of the documents on our platform.

How do my signees get to sign with SignHouse?

We've streamlined the signing process so that your signees can sign your documents with no hurdles at all — and with the smallest amount of steps required. It can take as little as 30 seconds! 

How do you compare to ______?

We have a generous free plan, so we highly encourage you to make the comparison yourself! It costs you nothing - and no hard feelings if you don't want to go with us.

We would really love to know what made you go with us or somebody else! If you could take a moment to write to us about that, we'd highly appreciate it.

What if I have more questions?

Then we're standing by to help. Contact us, and we'll do our best to help 🤗

What's different about SignHouse?

Free
SignHouse is completely free to start. Just upload a doc and start signing in a few minutes!
Mobile-first
What’s your cost of losing doc signatures just because signing didn't work on mobile? We fix that.
Optimized for 0 headache
SignHouse was made to simplify the eSigning. Long gone are the days of clunky solutions.
Trackable documents
Documents signed with SignHouse come with simple analytics that just don’t give you a headache.
It Just Works™
Big, old software is buggy, clunky and slow. Built with simplicity in mind, we make signing a breeze.
Fast
Fast to use, fast to load. The Simple.ink experience will be snappy for you and your signers.

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