How to Reduce Size of Digitally Signed PDF

How to Reduce Size of Digitally Signed PDF

Today i am going to show you the process on How to reduce size of digitally signed pdf file.

Its very easy and require only one step which you have to do before signing the PDF file.

Today many people are using DSC to affix there signature on various forms required by MCA or by any other company to upload documents online.

how to reduce size of digitally signed pdf

However generally when you sign a pdf file. Its size becomes very large and due to size constraints on websites you are not able to upload those signed files.

But there is a way in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC in which you can sign the document after doing one small step which will reduce the size of PDF file after affixing DSC.

Process to Limit File Size while using Digital Signature

Open PDF file in “Adobe Acrobat Reader DC”.

how to reduce size of digitally signed pdf

Got to Edit Section of the file and then in Preferences

how to reduce size of digitally signed pdf

Go to Signatures section and then on Right hand side Click on More of Creation & Appearance section.

how to reduce size of digitally signed pdf

Now here you get Option as highlighted below ” Include signature’s revocation status” which should be in ticked status. You have to uncheck it as per screenshot below.

how to reduce size of digitally signed pdf

Click on OK and now you can close the file, Reopen the file and you can continue affixing the Digital Signatures.

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