Standard PDFs are not print-ready. They may have poor quality images and colors, which may not print correctly or print at a very low quality. You can use Acrobat Pro DC to create high-resolution print-ready PDFs from your standard PDFs.

Note:

It’s always good to create a high-resolution print-ready PDF directly from the application in which you create the source file.

Follow the steps below to create a high-resolution PDF from your existing PDF using Acrobat DC.

  1. Open the PDF in Acrobat DC and go to File > Save as Other > Press-Ready PDF (PDF/ X)

  2. In the Save As PDF dialog box, click on Settings

  3. In the Preflight dialog, select Save as PDF/X-4 and Click OK

    Note:

    You can select the available PDF/X-4 conversion profiles listed in the Create PDF/X-4 according to the following PDF/X-4 conversion profile section. Apply corrections as per your requirement.

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