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PDFsam Basic


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 5/31/2019.

Split, merge, rotate, mix and extract pages from PDF files with PDFsam Basic at home or at work.

  • PDFsam Basic is a free and open source solution for casual users. See for PDFsam Enhanced.
  • Your PDF documents stay private on your computer. No need to upload them to a third party service.
  • Merge PDF files, select the pages, merge bookmarks and interactive forms.
  • Split a PDF file at given page numbers, at given bookmarks level or in files of a given size.
  • Extract pages from PDF files
  • Rotate PDF files: every page or just the selected pages
  • Mix PDF files together taking pages alternatively from one and the other. The perfect tool if you have a single-sided scanner

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

C:\> choco install pdfsam --version 4.0.1

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

C:\> choco upgrade pdfsam --version 4.0.1


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    # This is just a virtual package for pdfsam.install

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Andrea Vacondio


©2017 Sober Lemur S.a.s di Vacondio Andrea


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PDFsam Basic 4.0.1 5041 Saturday, January 19, 2019 approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.0 1734 Friday, December 21, 2018 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.7 2362 Friday, November 9, 2018 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.2 7601 Saturday, July 15, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.1 199 Saturday, July 15, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.0 2018 Sunday, April 9, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.5 1623 Sunday, January 8, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.4 276 Sunday, January 8, 2017 approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.2 1422 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 approved
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