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  • PDFsam icon


    PDFsam is a simple tool designed to split and merge also very big pdf-files with +600 pages. With it’s simple and intuitive interface...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Adobe Acrobat DC icon

    Adobe Acrobat DC

    Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • PDFCreator icon

    PDFCreator Warning

    PDFCreator is an application for converting documents into Portable Document Format (PDF) on Microsoft Windows operating systems. Once...

    Open Source Windows

  • PDF24 PDF Creator icon

    PDF24 PDF Creator

    Create PDF and convert documents to PDF for free with the free PDF24 PDF Creator. Its unique feature among the free PDF printer...

    Free Windows

  • PDFill icon


    With PDFill you can create, fill, delete and submit PDF form fields; insert new formatted text, check, image, hyperlink, whiteout...

    Commercial Windows

  • PdfMod icon


    PDF Mod is a simple application for modifying PDF documents. You can reorder, rotate, and remove pages, export images from a...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • PDF-Shuffler icon


    PDF-Shuffler is a small application which allows to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an...

    Open Source Linux

  • PDF Chain icon

    PDF Chain

    PDF Chain is a GUI for pdftk written with gtkmm. You can merge some pdf files to one pdf file or split, set background/stamp or add...

    Open Source Linux

  • qvPDF icon


    qvPDF is a PDF creator for Windows, but you can also merge & split. Its implemented as printer driver and uses plugins to execute...

    Open Source Windows

  • PDFtk icon


    PDFtk is a simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. It comes in three flavors: PDFtk Free, PDFtk Pro, and our...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • jPdf Tweak icon

    jPdf Tweak

    jPDF Tweak is a Swiss Army Knife GUI application for PDF documents: combine, split, rotate, reorder (n-up, booklet), watermark, edit...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • UnityPDF icon

    UnityPDF Discontinued

    UnityPDF lets you merge, split, divide, rotate, protect PDF files and more. All features are easy to use and do not require complex...

    Free Windows

  • PDFManagerUltimate icon


    Edit, convert, annotate, protect, merge, split, compress, and sign PDF files on Mac.

    Commercial Mac

  • iSafePDF icon


    iSafePDF is a free open source PDF protection software. It allows you to encrypt PDF document, sign them using a certificate and...

    Open Source Windows

  • PDFTools icon

    PDFTools Discontinued

    PDFTools is a PDF management application. It can encrypt, decrypt, join, split, stamp, create and rearrange a PDF file. Version 1.1+...

    Free Windows

  • 7-PDF Split & Merge icon

    7-PDF Split & Merge

    Functions: Split pdf-files, Merge pdf-files together, Compose new PDF-Files while using individual sorting, customized...

    Freemium Windows

  • Bluebeam Revu icon

    Bluebeam Revu

    Bluebeam Revu delivers award-winning PDF creation, editing, markup and collaboration technology to Windows desktop and tablet users....

    Commercial Windows iPad

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  • Junko icon


    Junko is a PDF tool developed for quicker and more efficient access to information needed from your PDF files, reorganizing them in a...

    Open Source Windows

  • Adolix Split & Merge PDF icon

    Adolix Split & Merge PDF

    Adolix Split and Merge PDF is a free product that helps you split and combine pdf files. Secured pdf files can be processed. Split PDF...

    Freemium Windows

  • Icecream PDF Split & Merge icon

    Icecream PDF Split & Merge

    Icecream PDF Split & Merge allows splitting PDF documents by using a number of splitting modes and merging them without...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • FoxyUtils icon


    This service enables you to combine PDF documents into a single one, free of charge.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Advanced PDF Utilities Free icon

    Advanced PDF Utilities Free Warning

    Advanced PDF Utilities Free comes in handy when you need to deal with PDF files such as to merge or split pages, convert PDF to text...

    Free Windows

  • PyPDF2

    PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PDF Nomad icon

    PDF Nomad

    PDF Nomad is a modern, carefully styled PDF editor, built from the ground up for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. It features a multitude of ways...

    Commercial Mac

  • PDFClerk Pro icon

    PDFClerk Pro

    PDFClerk Pro enables a multitude of transformations on your original PDF documents as well as creating PDF documents from scratch. ...

    Commercial Mac

  • Ultra PDF Merger icon

    Ultra PDF Merger

    Ultra PDF Merger is a freeware PDF utility that joins your PDF files, or part of them, together. It is a windows application and it...

    Free Windows

  • PDF Toolbox icon

    PDF Toolbox

    PDF Toolbox gives you the easiest way of editing PDF files without the need for expensive Adobe Acrobat software - saving you tons of...

    Commercial Windows

  • PDF Rider icon

    PDF Rider

    PDF Rider is a GUI for "pdftk" and allows you to make some simple manipulations to PDF documents. It is written in c#/.net...

    Open Source Windows

  • iPDF2Split icon


    iPdf2Split is a free online pdf splitter. It splits a pdf given a range of page numbers (range mode), every page is saved as a pdf...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • iPDF2Merge icon


    iPdf2Merge is a free online tool that merges pdf files into one file. Merged files are sorted by upload order or file name. Unlimited...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • PDF/Mergician icon


    Complete package for automated PDF creation and manipulation. Supports automated printing, e-mailing, print merge and personalization...

    Commercial Windows


    Applet to merge or concat several sites from pdf files. No upload limits

    Free Web / Cloud

PDFTK Builder Comments

Do not require java to run :)

Positive Comment by james_PTG
about PDFTK Builder Sep 2016

I was really happy to discover this application on , because this one do not need to install java runtime to make it run ! and it's a big plus ! (my OS stay clean and fresh) plus this GUI is really lightweight.


PDFTK Builder is the only free portable app able to split o ...

Comment by em4020
about PDFTK Builder Jun 2011

PDFTK Builder is the only free portable app 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. 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