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Posted: Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:15 am
by einsicht


I recently started using doPDF and kind of got to love your program so I'm desperately trying to get it working. The problem is I constantly receive pdfs that are like 10 times bigger then the original file. I convert a 35 kB, 2 pages text-only MS Word 2007 file and I keep getting a 348 kB result pdf. Same for another 16kB one page text file - result =230kB. What gives? I don't embed any fonts (it's all standard) and left all other settings at default. Same story with both doPDF 6 and doPDF 7 and also novaPDF. My system is Win7.

I would really love to continue using your applications since I really dig the ease of use and the interface.. Oh, and the result pdf files keep ingoring my Adobe Reader default 2-pages view. Any suggestions?

Posted: Thu Sep 09, 2010 12:45 pm
by Softland


If possible can you please send us the files in question along with the doPDF/novaPDF versions and builds used for the conversions to our support team at so we can troubleshoot this further.

Thank you.

Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:40 pm
by cpisarra

I have the same problem: HUGE PDF file sizes. Did you figure why this is occurring?


Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:13 pm
by Softland


As suggested in the previous reply, please submit your file if possible to the mentioned e-mail address so we can troubleshoot this further, along with the exact doPDF version and build.

Thank you.

Posted: Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:04 pm
by albher

I also have observed various cases where DoPDF creates huge pdf files compared to other programs, basically related to MS Office documents. I have sent an example to your support contact just today. I can search for more examples if needed.

Thank you very much,


Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:52 pm
by Softland


If you also sent an e-mail with the issues to the support team it will be troubleshooted and answered from there.

Thank you.