Who Uses This Software?

PDFsam Basics serves companies of all sizes and individuals providing a reliable set of PDF tools battle tested by millions of users.


Average Ratings

4 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Pricing Details
    Free and open source
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Sober Lemur
  • pdfsam.org
  • Founded 2018
  • Italy

About PDFsam Basic

Free and open source desktop application to split, merge, extract pages, mix and rotate PDF files


PDFsam Basic Features

  • Annotations
  • Convert to PDF
  • Digital Signature
  • Encryption
  • Merge / Append
  • PDF Reader
  • Watermarking

PDFsam Basic Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Great, free option for basic PDF editing

Jul 01, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like that I can split PDFs into separate pages, then merge to create smaller documents. It helps me organize research papers into smaller "chunks". Very easy to use with an intuitive user interface and small footprint.

Cons: I can't think of anything about the software that was a con. It works flawlessly and as described. I have not had any issues.

Overall: A simple PDF editor for anyone, you don't have to spend hours learning how to use the software. It is easy to use right out of the gate, it gets the job done without a lot of frills.

Excellent PDF manipulating software

Feb 02, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Easy to use, robust feature set of options to better organize your PDF files. Varies ways to slice and dice bulk PDF files. UI is self explanatory and simple to use as well. Each split, append, and merge options are broken down into their own categories which all have their own unique option sets. Can also use a visual organizer to shuffle PDFs into a particular order or add/remove pages.

Cons: UI, though simple, can feel very 1995 at times. Feels like a very old Java based program but doesn't impact performance.

Basic PDF Split and Merge Capability

Jun 21, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: PDF Sam Basic is a barebones tool to split and merge pre-existing PDF files. You won't get any editing features with the basic free version, but if your needs are limited, this is going to be one of your best options for removing or adding pages to PDF files. In my case, I didn't need all of the options that Adobe's products offered. Why pay for a pro version and waste funding if you don't need to?

Cons: If you DO need to edit a PDF, you'll need to pay for that functionality. But it software is relatively inexpensive - certainly cheaper than Adobe products.

Overall: The software has been a vital part of my office toolbox.

Much Needfull Apllication for Pdf Merge and Split

Feb 28, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I like most is its cross-platform compatibility, since it is build of java it can run on any plat form such as windows , Mac, and Linux. those who wants to split, merge rotate any pdf can confidently use pdfsam Basics. we can test its basic version as free of cost. those who wants to test first use free version and buy for more.

Cons: its design part is too old. and since it uses old version of java it affects its perfomance

Overall: I am much delightful in using PDFsamBasic for pdf merging splitting and rotating.