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Why does the output PDF have a bigger size than the input PDF after being processed?

This may happen when you try to generate a PDF Image-Text as output file, while the input file was only a PDF Text. As you may know, PDF files consist of different layers. When you try to convert a PDF file that only contains a Text layer into a PDF file that also contains an Image layer combined with the Text layer (PDF Image + Text), it is only normal that the latter file is bigger in size, even though the file may be highly compressed with iHQC. The best solution to solve this issue, is to avoid processing PDF Text files as input

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  1. Mathieu Quintin

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