PDFsam Visual 2.1.1 is out!

The new release 2.1.1 of PDFsam Visual is out.

  • We upgraded all the underlying components (PDF engine, Electron, PDF rendering engine..)
  • We fixed few bugs and improved some error/feedback message
  • We added an option to automatically populate the output folder with the parent directory of the selected PDF file
  • We added a context menu to most of the tools, to allow the user to quickly set the output field same as one of the input files
  • The Merge module can now combine PDF files and images

You can get it from the download page.
Enjoy

New PDFsam Basic 4.0.5

We just released the new 4.0.5 of PDFsam Basic, you can download it from the download page.
We updated the bundled jdk to the latest version 11.0.5, updated translations and fixed an issue some users where getting when launching PDFsam on Windows:

Exception in thread “WindowsNativeRunloopThread” java.lang.NoSuchMethodError:
at com.sun.glass.ui.win.WinApplication.staticScreen_getScreens(Native Method)
at com.sun.glass.ui.Screen.initScreens(Screen.java:412)
at com.sun.glass.ui.Application.lambda$run$1(Application.java:152)

For those interested in this issue there is some discussion on Stackoverflow, the openjfx-dev mainling list and the bug report we opened.
Enjoy

PDFsam Basic 4.0.3 is out!

We just released the new version 4.0.3 of PDFsam Basic. You can now load a list of PDF files from a csv/text file, we added a [TOTAL_FILESNUMBER] placeholder, a Clear button to the Split modules to clear settings, we upgraded the PDF engine, translations and bundled OpenJDK and we added a setting to disable default PDF compression.
You can get it from the download page.
Enjoy!

White screen running PDFsam Basic on Windows

Since the release of PDFsam Basic 4 we had some support requests regarding the application being unusable and starting with a white screen on Windows.

After some investigation we found some tickets on the openjdk bug tracker here, here and few others, we tested the proposed workaround and it seems to have fixed the issue for those users experiencing the white screen.

Read more…

PDFsam Basic 3.3.7

We just released the new 3.3.7 of PDFsam Basic. We upgraded PDF Engine and translations as usual and we fixed the MSI installer to properly handle command line properties on Windows systems where only .NET 4 or above is installed.
Enjoy!

PDFsam Basic 3.3.6 is out!

We just released the new version 3.3.6 of PDFsam Basic. In this release:

  • an updated PDF engine
  • a new AcroForm policy to flatten them during a PDF merge
  • a new menu entry to copy the selection table as a comma separated table
  • an optional desktop icon
  • a new Slovenian translation
  • a number of small fixes and usability improvements

PDFsam Visual 1.1.5

We released the new PDFsam Visual 1.1.5 where you will find an updated PDF engine with many fixes and support for proxy configuration.
Enjoy

PDFsam Basic 3.3.1 released!

We just released the new PDFsam Basic 3.3.1 with a number fixes and improvements, here is a list of what has changed. As usual you can find the new version in the download section.

We also have a new PDFsam Enhanced Spring Promo for the Pro and Pro+OCR packages!

And finally, we are updating our How to split PDF and merge PDF tutorials with the new settings and features we added in the latest releases, they will be ready in few days, and we added a short one to explain how to compress PDF using PDFsam Basic, give them a chance if you need a quick guide on how to use PDFsam.

PDFsam Visual 1.1.1 is out!

Hi,
we just released PDFsam Visual 1.1.1 with some improvements and some fixes, you can get it here.
Enjoy!

PDFsam Visual 1.1.0 released!

Hi everybody,
we just released the new version 1.1.0 of PDFsam Visual. You can now select output destination on a task basis, we upgraded the PDF engine to its latest version, various improvements and bug fixes and a new an improved Visual Composer. You can download it here.
Enjoy!