PDFOPT(1) Ghostscript Tools PDFOPT(1)
pdfopt - Ghostscript PDF Optimizer
pdfopt [ options ] input.pdf output.pdf
pdfopt uses gs(1) to convert the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
file "input.pdf" to a so-called optimized form in "output.pdf". Opti-
mization 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
Run "gs -h" to find the location of Ghostscript documentation on your
system, from which you can get more details.
"Linearized PDF" in Adobe’s PDF reference manual, http://part-
This document was last revised for Ghostscript version 7.07.
L. Peter Deutsch <email@example.com>
7.07 17 May 2003 PDFOPT(1)
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