There may be. One of the goals of PDFBeads is to produce smaller-sized PDFs, so it might be defaulting to lower resolution image.
You can see the options by typing pdfbeads --help
The -B option chooses the resolution for images. Try experimenting with various options to see what looks good to you. According to the documentation, the default value is 300 (is that right?) - try other values like -B 400 or -B 600
knappen wrote:I still get the "Warning: the hpricot extension is not available. I'll not be able to create hidden text layer from hOCR files" message in the start and during the encoding process
This means you don't have the hpricot gem installed. You need that if you want OCR, otherwise it just means PDFBeads will bug you about it.
"TIFFetchCirectory; TIFFstream: Can not read Tiff directory.
TIFFReadDirectory: TIFFStream: Failed to read directory at offset 0.
Error in findTiffCompression: tif not opened"
show up a lot.
Are you using the RubyPDF build of jbig2enc? That's a bug in it - it will work fine, it'll just give you error messages.
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