Colored photographs in PDF documents are converted into black and white by this tool.
A-PDF To Black/White lets you convert images in a PDF document to monochrome or grayscale. The tool is able to detect color images and change them to black and white or gray automatically, thereby reducing the file size of the document. This is a trade off for you. Color pictures make for as more effective presentations, while black and white can help reduce the file size of the document. The program is a batch processor. It is able to handle password protected files. The tool is a batch processor. It will let you collect the files together. The main part of the interface lets you collect the files quite easily. The main display area is use for showing the file names with file path and sizes. That lets you make sure you have picked the right files for processing. The program is also available in command line version.
This is a standalone program and does not need any other program to get the job done, no need for the Acrobat tools. The program is simple enough to be operated by just about anyone. All it takes is to create this batch list, pick a choice between "Convert to Black/White" or "Convert to Black/White and save as" and you are done! Though this is one way of reducing the file size, it will take away from the charm of effective color illustrations. If you do need to resort to this kind of strategy, this tool will work well.