metaobject has released a new version of PdfCompress, bringing it to version 2.0. PdfCompress is a compression tool designed for comressing PDF files even further. The latest version features bi-level image compression using CCITT Group 4 methods. According to metaobjects:
metaobject today released version 2.0 of its popular PDF compression tool for Mac OS X.
Apart from the usual performance improvements and bug fixes, version 2.0 now adds a second compression methods. In addition to photographic images, which are still compressed using the JPEG method, PdfCompress now also compresses bi-level images using the lossless CCITT Group 4 compression method used in Fax transmission.
In addition, weive also improved demo mode to be less confusing. What hasnit changed is PdfCompressis high performance and ease of use: just drag a PDF file onto its icon and it is compressed almost instantaneously.
You can find more information about the latest PdfCompress release at the metaobjects Web site. PdfCompress 2.0 is available for US$25.00..