In Acrobat DC 2015.17.20053, I created a PDF from a .PNG (resolution 131.6 dpi). It created a clean-looking .PDF (here it is at 150%):
But when I use OCR Text Recognition, it degrades the quality and creates a lot of artifacts:
Is there a way to use Text Recognition and maintain decent quality?
Which OCR options did you use?
It seems that, in order to maintain high quality, I have to choose "Output / Searchable Image (Exact)". The file size stays enormous; but the text doesn't get dirty (too compressed).
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