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