Split, Merge and Modify PDF documents with PDFsam

Nov 2, 2010

PDF Split and Merge (also called PDFsam) is a free open source tool to split and merge PDF documents. With it’s simple and intuitive interface you can do many things such as split your PDF documents, merge many PDF documents, extract sections of your document, visually reorder pages and more. PDFsam is written in Java Swing and tested on Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition, Version 1.4.2. So, it is platform independent and runs on every platform where a Java Virtual Machine is available.

PDF Split and Merge

PDF Split and Merge is available in two versions: PDFsam basic and PDFsam enhanced. PDFsam basic is a simple tool designed to split and merge PDF files. It’s very simple, stable and completely free. On the other hand, PDFsam enhanced version comes with a few additional features such as PDF encryption and decryption. The PDFsam enhanced is almost free. You can download the source code, compile and use it or, if you think it’s worth it, you can make a donation of any amount.

Features of PDF Split and Merge Basic Version:

  • Split your PDF documents (into chapters, single pages, etc.).
  • Merge many PDF documents or subsections of them.
  • Extract sections of a document into a single PDF document.
  • Mix alternate pages from two PDF documents into a single document.
  • Rotate pages of the selected PDF documents.
  • Visually reorder pages of a selected PDF document.
  • Visually compose a document dragging pages from selected PDF documents.
  • Save and load your environment to automatize your recurrent jobs.
  • Manage PDFsam settings and set an environment to load at start up.

Additional features present in PDF Split and Merge Enhanced Version:

  • Encrypt your PDF files (RC40 bits, RC128 bits, AES128 bits) and set permissions.
  • Decrypt your PDF files.
  • Add a PDF document as front page or addendum (or both) to your PDF documents.
  • Extract attached files from a PDF document.
  • Set viewer options to tell the viewer application how should open the document.
  • Set the metadata of a document (author, title, subject and keywords).

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