PDFCompressor overview

PDF MRC compression

Compression of document color scans and enables a reduction in file size by a factor of 8 or 10 compared to conventional JPEG compression.


Compresses existing PDF files many times depending on the initial situation and settings. Removes – unused pages, unused names, invalid bookmarks, invalid links, etc. ZIP compression of all PDF resources.


Optimizing the colour depth of images. Change Image Compression – Colour, Greyscale, Black & White – LZW, RLE, JPEG, ZIP, JPEG-2000, TIFF Gr.4, JBIG-2. Reduce Images – Convert Images to New Target Resolution Separated for Colour, Greyscale, Black & White configurable.


All settings can be managed via profiles (XML files) – Profile: New, Copy, Change Name, Delete, Export, Import. Parallel processing with configurable number of processes.


Many setting options for JPEG, JPEG-2000, JBIG-2 compression. Lossless and lossy compression on JPEG-2000 and JBIG-2 configurable.

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Features, licensing and activation

One of the main features of the PDFCompressor component, in addition to the reduction of the resolution, is that PDFs can be created with the latest and best compression methods – JPEG-2000 and JBIG-2 which are not supported by most PDF applications.

PDF-MRC (Mixed Raster Content) Compression – Reduce document colour scans by a factor of 8 to 10.
More info on this in the blog >>>
The current PDFCompressor component, which is used in the PDFCompressor-CL, -FM and -CS, as well as in our other applications (e.g. AutoOCR, FileConverterPro, …), now also supports PDF-MRC compression. PDF-MRC compression is applicable for colour documents/scans, but not for black and white and greyscale scans.

Available as:

PDFCompressor-FM Windows service with folder tracking. Inbox folders are monitored and all newly added PDFs are processed and the optimized result is stored in the assigned outbox folder.

PDFCompressor-CL is a command line application and serves to optimize and compress PDFs.

PDFCompressor-CS MS-Windows service with REST / SOAP web service interface.

DropCompress makes it possible to reduce and optimize several PDF documents at once directly by drag & drop or via a monitored folder. DropCompress is an executable MS Windows application that can be started automatically.

You can easily buy our products in our WebShop.

Of course you can also inquire directly and get an offer from us for your order.

The products are installed as a DEMO version at the workplace and can be tested with all functions for 30 days. Afterwards, the software must be activated as a full version, otherwise a DEMO stamp will be applied to the generated documents.

The products are licensed according to your order for the workstation, terminal server or server.

The licenses are tied to the workplace where it was activated first. Licenses can be transferred.

When you purchase a full license, you will receive access data from the ProductActivationManager and activate your DEMO version as a full version. The activation key is called via a server installed in our house and accessible via the Internet.

Product Activation

You can activate the products by clicking the user interface on the button “Activate” in the “Info” or “About” or start the Product Activation Manager directly via Start | Programs | Your Product | Product Activation Manager.

Activate Application: ONLINE (Video: PAM – ONLINE Activation)

Activate the product with user ID and password. Select the Application (left side) and then “Activate Application”. You will be prompted for user ID and password and then see all the remaining free licenses to choose from. Select one and click “OK” – Activation Complete! This variant requires an internet connection!

Please note that the licenses are hardware bound. The use on another computer is possible only through a prior release (MOVE) of the already activated licenses.

Move license (to new PC) (Video: PAM – MOVE License)

This option allows to transfer a license to a different PC. Input of UserID und Passwort is necessary! Product will remain as demo version on your PC.

OLD PC: ProductActivationManager | select license | „Move License“ Button | Username / Password | OK

NEW PC: ProductActivationManager | select application | „Activate Application“ Button | Username / Password | select license | OK




V 1.3.8 Download

Windows service with folder monitoring


V 1.3.7 Download

Command line application


V 1.1.10 Download

MS-Windows service with REST / SOAP web service

DropCompress Client

V 1.2.6 Download

Interactive application for compressing PDF files.

Can be used as a 30-day DEMO after downloading! With a license to the full version. Requires administrator rights for the installation!
Please note Windows Service – access to network resources – what to consider? ★ Information in PDFBlog

FREE Add-On's


V 1.1.5 Download

FREE Hotfolder / Folder Monitoring for the PDFCompressor-CS version.


V1.1.4 Download

FREE CommandLine for the PDFCompressor-CS version.


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  • Windows service with folder monitoring


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  • Command line application (workstation / server license)


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  • MS-Windows service with REST / SOAP web service


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  • Interactive application for compressing PDF files.