PDFsam Visual 4.1.0 released

We released the new PDFsam Visual 4.1.0. We upgraded the PDF engine with some small fixes, the render engine to its latest version, Electron to the next supported major release and we fixed an issue with tiling patterns in the Compress task.
You can download it from the Download page.
Enjoy

PDFsam Basic 4.3.3 is out!

Hello,
the new PDFsam Basic 4.3.3 is out. We upgraded the bundled JDK using the latest 11.0.16, the PDF engine to include some fixes and we improved the loading of csv files containing the input list.
You can download it from the download section.
Enjoy

PDFsam Visual 4.0.4 is out!

We just released the new version 4.0.4 of PDFsam Visual. In this version:

  • Upgraded Electron
  • Upgraded PDF engine
  • Offline activation tokens now use anonymized username
  • Failing tasks now show the PDF file that was processing and failed
  • Improved handling of broken PDF files where the PDF engine has to perform a full scan of the PDF objects
  • We now handle correctly those files containing garbage bytes at the beginning

You can download it from the Download page.
Enjoy

PDFsam Basic 4.3.1 released

Hello,
we released the new version of PDFsam Basic where we upgraded translations and PDF engine.
We improved the handling of broken PDF files where the PDF engine has to perform a full scan of the PDF objects and we now handle correctly those files containing garbage bytes at the beginning.
As usual you can download it from the download section.
Enjoy

PDFsam Visual 4.0.2 released

We released the new version 4.0.2 of PDFsam Visual. PDF engine and render engine have been updated. An issue affecting the Resize tool and the Merge tool when the Normalize checkbox was active has been fixed. Tiling patterns streams are now properly processed. You can download it from the Download page.
Enjoy

PDFsam Basic 4.3.0 released

Hello,
we just released the new version 4.3.0 of PDFsam Basic. We upgraded translations, bundled JDK and Sejda to their more recent versions. A number of fixes were added to Sejda but most notably we fixed:

  • An issue with the Normalize page size in the Merge tool where outline and link annotation destinations may end up with wrong destination coordinates
  • An issue with Tiling patterns streams that weren’t processed during the optimization process. This could lead to missing pattern resources in some cases

Enjoy

Withdraw from Russia and Belarus

We watched with shock the horrific images of the Russian unprovoked aggression in Ukraine. As a result we have decided to stop selling our products in Russia and Belarus where they can be used in support of warfare and constant censorship.

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PDFsam Visual 4.0.1 released

We released the new version 4.0.1 of PDFsam Visual with a number of changes, mostly to the Organize pages and Images to PDF tools.
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How to scale or resize PDF pages

PDF files can vary a lot in page size. Sometimes it may be necessary to change the page size of a document, possibly resizing the page content to fit the new size

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PDFsam and Log4j2 vulnerability

Hi,
as you have probably heard already a vulnerability was found in Log4j2, a popular logging library. PDFsam Basic uses Logback as its logging library and is therefore not affected by the vulnerability. Meanwhile, a lower severity issue was discovered in Log4j 1.x and Logback and was fixed in Logback v1.2.8.
We have updated and released PDFsam Basic v4.2.9 to use the fixed version of Logback. You can download it as usual from the Downloads section. We will remain vigilant and address any issues that may arise in the coming days.
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