Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by muscleriot
11 Aug 2016, 08:08
Forum: HELP
Topic: Reduce pdf file size
Replies: 16
Views: 13346

Re: Reduce pdf file size

Basically ; to massively reduce the size of PDFs you need to OCR the text images in a page and have that text mapped to one of the 6 native PDF fonttypes, while preserving images. (Every PDF reader has a set of 6 or so fonts which it doesn't have to load (i.e. be embedded) from inside the PDF docume...
by muscleriot
11 Aug 2016, 07:50
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Reducing File Size of PDFs
Replies: 0
Views: 4863

Reducing File Size of PDFs

After many attempts with Acrobat Pro, Abbyfinereader, Scan Taylor I usually ended up with massive pdfs thanks to embedded images and OCR mapped to embedded character images, not being mapped to the 6 fonts which are already embedded (for free) in any pdf file. My pdf file sizes where huge - 50mb. A ...
by muscleriot
11 Aug 2016, 07:43
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Cleaning up Background after ClearScan
Replies: 16
Views: 14904

Re: Cleaning up Background after ClearScan

I used to use something like your steps with Acrobat Pro and ClearType - trouble is it simply embedded all the nonmapping text into the pdf. I found the output was simply not good enough and the pdfs I made where just huge 50mbs or over. I tried all sorts to optimise the filesize but it didnt fall m...
by muscleriot
11 Aug 2016, 07:34
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: HOW TO PRINT BEST QUALITY AFTER POST PROCESSING WITH SCAN TAILOR?
Replies: 1
Views: 4964

Re: HOW TO PRINT BEST QUALITY AFTER POST PROCESSING WITH SCAN TAILOR?

Sounds like the resolution is not good enough.

You will have to OCR it to get it print quality - I recommend Omnipage