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PDFsam (PDF Split And Merge)

Official SCM repository for PDFsam Basic, a free and open source, multi-platform software designed to extract pages, split, merge, mix and rotate PDF files.
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PDFsam Basic is open source under the GNU Affero General Public License since version 3, previous versions are released under GPLv2.


PDFsam Basic is written using JavaFX. Version 4 is released as a self-contained application and includes a jlinked OpenJDK 11 runtime while version 3 requires a Java Runtime Environment 8 with JavaFx installed in order to run.


Some documentation and FAQ


This is a simple guide that can help you building PDFsam Basic


Contributes are more then welcome, just please make sure you first read the contributing guidelines


If you want to contribute translating PDFsam to your language you can do it here

Tips and tweaks

A list of properties and arguments that can tweak PDFsam behavior can be found here

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