On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 11:29, Bellinger, Michael wrote:
> I am embedding TIFF images into a PDF document to enable users to watch and
> print the images from their browser without having a tiff-plugin. The TIFF
> images are usually at 200 - 300 dpi (black/white) and use CCITT Fax Gr.4
> compression. Embedding them in the PDF results in a filesize nearly 4 times
> bigger than the original TIFF (e.g. the Tiff is 57 kByte, the resulting PDF
> is 183 kBytes). Is there a way to reduce the filesize of the generated PDF?

One option you could try is using batik with svg. I believe that batik
can handle the tiff image and it could output jpg, png, I don't know
what size it would end up at though.

> Thanks for you help,
> Michael Bellinger

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