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Compress Word Files Online

by Hung Nguyen

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Reduce the size of your Microsoft Word documents online without affecting its quality.

The latest improvements of the compression tool on our webpage now allow for the reduction of various Microsoft Office formats, including Word, PPT, and Excel files. The process will save the Word file as PDF, compress its data, and revert it back to a Word document. Our tool is the most popular online PDF compressor and now strive to help users with these additional formats for your digital document needs.

How to Compress a Word File Online

  1. Drag and drop your Word file into the document compressor.

  2. We will commence to reduce the file size in PDF format.

  3. Download the file and then convert it back to Word format.

  4. The file should now be in a much smaller size—don’t forget to download it.

Compress Word Files Online with Smallpdf Tutorial

A three-step guide on compressing Word docs with Smallpdf.

How to Compress Multiple Word Files


Yes! The feature to batch process many documents at once is available for Pro users, and a free trial is available for you to gain access. Once you have a Pro account running, head back to the compress tool, and upload as many Word files as you’d like. Once completed, you can download them all in a zip file.

On another note, as we’ve previously stated, you can also drag and drop other document types, such as PPT, Excel, and even JPG images to our online platform. We will simultaneously upload, convert, and compress your files for you. Remember to always convert the files back to their native format, once the compression level is up to your needs.

For security reasons, we will remove all files from our servers after one hour. If you wish to keep them longer, store them using the ‘File Storage’ service, or generate a sharable URL. Have fun compressing Word docs!

Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Content Marketing Manager @Smallpdf