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    Open Source Master PDF Editor Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Master PDF Editor is PDFsam. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Master PDF Editor and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Master PDF Editor are PDF Arranger (Free, Open Source), PDFTK Builder (Free, Open Source), Skim (Free, Open Source) and PDF-Shuffler (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 13, 2022
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    1. Free and open source desktop application to split, merge, extract pages, rotate and mix PDF files.
    2. Small python-gtk application, which helps the user to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface.


    3. PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to for PDFtk, making it much easier to use. It is a easy to use tool to collate (merge), split, encrypt, decrypt, stamp and rotate (only 90°, 180° or 270°) pdf documents.
    4. Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.
    5. Merge, split, rotate, crop and rearrange pdf documents and their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface.


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      PDFtk is a simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. It comes in three flavors: PDFtk Free, PDFtk Pro, and our original command-line tool PDFtk Server.
    6. PDF Mix Tool is a simple and lightweight application that allows you to split, merge, rotate and mix PDF files. It is written in C++ and depends only on Qt 5 and PoDoFo.
    7. jPDF Tweak is a Swiss Army Knife GUI application for PDF documents: combine, split, rotate, reorder (n-up, booklet), watermark, edit bookmarks/fileinfo/pagetransition, compress, encrypt, decrypt, sign, repair, edit attachments and more.

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      The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.1, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface. Scripting is used to a great extent in editor and almost anything can be scripted, it is possible to create own scripts or plugins.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 20140526_1531, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      PDF Mod is a simple application for modifying PDF documents.

      Discontinued

      The program seems no longer updated. Last release, 0.9.1, was released on March 3, 2011 and only translations have been done on the project since then. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Some users think PdfMod is a great alternative to Master PDF Editor, some don't.
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