PDF Tools AG has released its software development tool 3-Heights(tm) PDF Optimization Tool, which can optimize PDF documents for size, fast-Web viewing and high-quality printing. Specific areas being optimized are fonts, images and redundant information.
Special features include:
- Analyzing and optimizing images (converting colours, compressing)
- Removing and replacing embedded fonts
- Removing redundant and obsolete objects
- Stripping unnecessary file information
It’s available for a variety of platforms including Windows, Mac OS/X, Sun Solaris, SolarisX86, IBM AIX, HP-UX 11.0, Linux and FreeBSD. It can be used via COM API to support VB, .NET, Delphi, C, Java, etc. applications or as a shell tool from the command line.
Product documentation and samples are available on the company’s Web site.