PDFOPT(1) Ghostscript Tools PDFOPT(1)NAMEpdfopt - Ghostscript PDF Optimizer
SYNOPSISpdfopt [ options ] input.pdf output.pdf
DESCRIPTIONpdfopt 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 8.64.
Artifex Software, Inc. are the primary maintainers of Ghostscript.
8.64 3 February 2009 PDFOPT(1)