Convert png to eps with minimal size

Every time I try to convert from png to eps, through commands like convert or via online converters like here, the eps file is always super large. For example, a 50KB png after conversion becomes 3MB eps.

Then I figured a way to reduce the file size. It is still through convert command, but with an additional prefix inside the command.

An example:

convert a.png b.eps

Above command is a traditional command that outputs a large eps file. Now if we use the command below

convert a.png eps3:b.eps

Then we will get a much much smaller eps.

If error occurs, you can also try the following with less compression option

convert a.png eps2:b.eps

Solution validated and referred from stack overflow here.

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