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PDFsam Basic


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/20/2017.

PDFsam is a free, open source, platform independent tool released under GPLv2 license and designed to perform split, merge and other manipulations on pdf document. It’s released in 2 versions, basic and enhanced: This is the basic version, see for the enhanced version.

To install PDFsam Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install pdfsam

To upgrade PDFsam Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade pdfsam


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    #Install-VirtualPackage 'pdfsam.install'

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Andrea Vacondio


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PDFsam Basic 3.3.1 74 Saturday, July 15, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.0 1923 Sunday, April 9, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.5 1517 Sunday, January 8, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.4 106 Sunday, January 8, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.2 1300 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.1 110 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.1.0 129 Friday, October 7, 2016 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.3 113 Thursday, October 6, 2016 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.2 121 Wednesday, October 5, 2016 approved
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