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Command Line interface

Comment by KoeKto
about PDFsam Nov 2016

Does it have Command Line interface?


Open Source 2 Helpful

Positive Comment by RobertL87
about PDFsam Oct 2016

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.


An awesome product 1 Helpful

Positive Comment by dthatcher7
about PDFsam Apr 2012

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.


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.


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

Positive Comment by em4020
about PDFsam and 7-PDF Split & Merge, PDFTK Builder Jun 2011

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]