pdfopt(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

pdfopt - Ghostscript PDF Optimizer  

SYNOPSIS

pdfopt [ options ] input.pdf output.pdf  

DESCRIPTION

pdfopt uses gs(1) to convert the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file "input.pdf" to a so-called optimized form in "output.pdf". Optimization puts the elements of the file into a more linear order and adds "hint" pointers, allowing Adobe's Acrobat(TM) products to display individual pages of the file more quickly when accessing the file through a network.

Note: input.pdf and output.pdf must not be the same. If they are, the file will probably be destroyed. pdfopt currently does not check for this.  

FILES

Run "gs -h" to find the location of Ghostscript documentation on your system, from which you can get more details.  

SEE ALSO

"Linearized PDF" in Adobe's PDF reference manual, http://partners.adobe.com/asn/developer/acrosdk/DOCS/pdfspec.pdf  

VERSION

This document was last revised for Ghostscript version 7.07.  

AUTHOR

L. Peter Deutsch <ghost@aladdin.com>