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Command Line interface

Comment by KoeKto
about PDFsam · Nov 2016 ·

Does it have Command Line interface?

Yes, you can find it here http://www.sejda.org/
It's the open source engine that powers PDFsam, it's free and developed by the same authors.

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Open Source

about PDFsam · · 2 Helpful

Good to know: the Basic version (split, merge, extract pages, mix and rotate) is open source and completely free to use without limitations. The Enhanced and Visual version are premium.

A +1 to Robert's comments. The Freemium (i.e. 'Basic') version is light on nagging and does the above easily & well.

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An awesome product

about PDFsam · · 1 Helpful

In a field absolutely littered with trialware, nagware, and overpriced solutions, the free PDF Split and Merge is a breath of fresh air and does the job well. I have used it consistently for 2+ years to split, merge, and reorder PDFs.
My only complaint is that it requires Java to be installed on your machine. Java may be problematic on some people's computers. I have never had a problem on the 4 computers I use it on, though.

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Mac version failed without error after converting first 5 p ...

Comment by Miggl
about PDFsam · Jun 2011 ·

Mac version failed without error after converting first 5 pages. I would recommend looking elsewhere for a Mac PDF tool.

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Only 2 free portable apps PDFTK & PDFsam can split big files

about PDFsam and 7-PDF Split & Merge, PDFTK Builder · ·

PDFTK Builder [1] and PDFsam [3] are the only free portable apps able to split or merge more than 140 pages.
If you need a free portable app able to split or merge 147 pages, you can use PDFTK Builder [1], which is available only in english, however. PDFsam is also portable and availaible in many languages (german also). 7-PDF Split & Merge [2] (german + english) can split only max. 50 pages and merge max. 5 files for free. If you want to to split or merge more than 50 pages you must pay 10 EUR for "7-PDF Split & Merge PRO".

[1] Small PDFTK Builder iconPDFTK Builder

[2] Small 7-PDF Split & Merge icon7-PDF Split & Merge

[3] Small PDFsam iconPDFsam

[Edited by em4020, April 30]

I have split 600+ page electronic textbooks with PDFSam with no trouble.

Until now PDFSam had no tag "portable" and I did not know, hat there is a portable version until now!

Today I have added the tag "portable" to PDFsam. Thank You dthatcher7 for Your interesting information!

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