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In Windows, is there a way to monitor a folder and automatically compress a PDF that is placed in it?

(by compression, I mean make a PDF smaller (I.e. not zip it), similar to using the reduce file size command in Acrobat).

I know Acrobat has a tool for compressing PDFs which can be batched, but I need it to run automatically when a PDF is added to a folder.

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Possible duplicate of Batch file to poll a folder for new files. – Karan Jun 15 '13 at 0:24

There is a product that will do that: (not affiliated). To the best of my knowledge, there's no native way to do that in Windows.

It's not the only product. A google search for automated PDF compression should reveal more software that can do that.

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