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[Free] How to Zip a PDF File

Crystal Chen updated on Jul 12, 2021 to PDF Editor Tutorials

PDF is one of the most popular document formats in our workplace. What usually happens in our workplace is that we have a huge amount of PDFs that occupy our computer storage. The challenge we face is that large PDF files can lead to inconvenience in email sharing and so on. When you want to send a number of files to someone through email, it's necessary for you to compress them into smaller sizes in order to share them more efficiently.

Zipping files can help save storage and reduce the file size by up to 50%. The quickest way to create a compressed file is to place all of the files into one folder, meanwhile, you can place multiple files and folders. Finally, you will get only one folder to have all these documents. This post provides guides on how to create a single file that includes many files in an easy way.

How to Create a Zipped File on Windows

If you want to save your computer storage, it's better for you to use the powerful default function on Windows to help you manage multiple files into a single folder. Instead of having other tools to help you with that, just quickly use "Windows Explorer" to manage your files. A number of files will be finally saved on a single document. Here are instructions for managing your files which can help you quickly operate documents on your computer.

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Steps to create a zipped PDF in Windows:

Step 1. Select PDF files you want to manage on your computer. 

Step 2. Before operating, you should right-click on the file or the folder. Choose "Send to" and then click on the "Compressed folder" to operate the function. Finally, you will get the compressed version of all your files in a folder.

Step 3. Once you have reduced the size of files, you can save and share them with others quickly.

How to Create a Zipped File Online

Actually, there are more efficient ways for you to create a compressed PDF file quickly. For example, you can manage a PDF file online without any installation. Here, two online tools will be given to you to do that. The powerful abilities make them become efficient tools to put all your PDFs into one single file.

Tool 1. ezyZip  

It is an online free tool that provides functional features to manage your files. It supports converting your PDFs into a ZIP form. The obvious advantage of this tool is that it does not have file size restrictions, which means you are allowed to put big-size files into this tool.

This tool is famous for its managing function as its best free PDF compressor allows you to effectively manage files into an archive. It also allows the function of unzipping files to help you convert a folder to a PDF form. No need for installation, as you can use the effective online tool to help you manage files.

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Steps to create a zipped PDF Online:

Step 1. Open this online tool, and select the file you want to manage. 

Step 2. Now you see "Select pdf file to convert", and put the PDF file that you want to manage.  

Step 3. Click "Convert to ZIP" to operate. Once done, you click "Save File" to save it on your computer.

Tool 2. Online Converter

Using this online tool can help you create a folder to store all your documents without losing any quality. Online Converter gives you the best way to help make your files easily store information and data. It's proven to be an easy-to-use tool as you just need to click some buttons, and then the tool will give you an efficient result.

Apart from that, this tool also helps convert PDF to Word. For example, you can convert all your PDF files to Word format with keeping their original information. The function is very helpful as you can do a lot of other converting jobs on your files.

Steps to create a zipped PDF Online:

Step 1. Open the Online Converter, and you can choose the file that you want to manage. And then select the target format you want to convert.

Step 2. Click "Upload" to bring your targeted file. Or you have the choice to drag your files into the box. And your file is prepared to be operated in this tool.

Step 3. After the file is converted into a new folder, you need to save the new file on your computer. 

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Bonus Tips:How to Compress PDF File on Windows

ZIP file does help a lot. However, the process of managing may reduce the quality of files. In this matter, you need a good editor to help you compress your files without changing quality. Many people want to compress PDFs with keeping their original information.

What they need are good PDF editors. Here, EaseUS PDF Editor is considered to be the most efficient editing software which supports many features and functions. It can help you edit text, images, fonts, and so on. Of course, you can use this tool to help you manage a PDF. Although it cannot help to convert PDF to ZIP format, this tool allows advanced settings and functions to help reduce the size of files in better results. 

In its compress function, not only changing file size, but you can also use the optimizer within this tool to set more settings like image size, and so on. For example, you can remove useless items, invalid links, bookmarks, and so on. Actually, you can do a lot in this Windows PDF editor

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You need to notice that this tool doesn't allow the function of converting PDF to ZIP format.

Now, let's look at the way to reduce the size of your PDF files. Before that, you can download it for free.

Steps to reduce the size of PDFs in EaseUS PDF Editor:

Step 1. Click "Open Files..." to import your PDF document.

Import PDF files

Step 2. Choose the "Compress" tab in the top toolbar, then click "Reduce File Size..." in the drop-down menu.

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Step 3. Select the folder to save your compressed PDF file and click "OK".

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Conclusion

ZIP files have various benefits. Firstly, you can use only one file to store a lot of information. Secondly, it is able to include different file types such as Word, Excel, and PDF. Making a small-size file is very easy since we already provide you with a lot of ways and tools to help with that.

Among them, choose the one you like the most. Using the Windows default function is relatively easy. Meanwhile, you can use EaseUS PDF Editor to help you compress PDFs without losing quality. Now, why not have a try on this free editor.