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Topic: Seeking beta testers
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 34476
From: dkelly
Date: 2/9/2002 06:48 AM

Apago has developed a standalone utility for optimizing images within a PDF file. This tool can subsample and compress any image within a PDF file leaving all other elements unmodified. The functionality is similar to our Acrobat plug-in imageAlter. However, this new program doesn't require Acrobat at all. It was designed to run in a server environment. Currently supported platforms include Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris and SGI Irix. This is a developer's tool and doesn't have a graphical user interface.

Anyone interested can send me an email at dkelly@apago.com

Thanks
Dwight Kelly
Apago

The parameters are identical to Adobe Distiller's parameters. All PDF 1.3 compression types are supported (none, Flate, LZW, RLE, G3, G4, JPEG).

DownsampleColorImages = true
EncodeColorImages = true
ColorImageDownsampleType = Bicubic
ColorImageDownsampleThreshold = 1.5
ColorImageFilter = DCTEncode
ColorImageJPEGQuality = 80
ColorImageResolution = 72.0

EncodeGrayImages = true
DownsampleGrayImages = true
GrayImageDownsampleType = Bicubic
GrayImageDownsampleThreshold = 1.5
GrayImageFilter = DCTEncode
GrayImageJPEGQuality = 80
GrayImageResolution = 72.0

EncodeMonoImages = true
DownsampleMonoImages = true
MonoImageDownsampleThreshold = 1.5
MonoImageDownsampleType = Subsample
MonoImageFilter = FlateEncode
MonoImageResolution = 300.0

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