Batch Flatten Layers on Multiple PDF’s

  1. Open up Adobe Acrobat 9 (without opening an existing PDF)
  2. Go to Advanced -> Document Processing -> Batch Processing

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3. Select New Sequence…

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4. Name the New sequence whatever you’d like. I named this Flatten PDFs.

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5. Click Ok then click Select Commands and select Flatten Layers then Add that to the selection           then click Ok.

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6. Then change options 2 and 3 to Ask When Sequence is Run and click Ok. You can change the output options if needed but the default settings should be fine.

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7. Next select the Sequence that was just made and click Run sequence.

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8. You will get a popup asking you your input folder and output folder. Once selected click Ok and the sequence will run.

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