PDFsam Visual 2.1.4 is out

Hi,
we just released the new PDFsam Visual. In this version we updated the PDF engine with few bug fixes and improvements, we fixed an issue in Merge and Alternate Mix with encrypted files, we added a new checkbox to the Extract Pages to let the task generate separate files for each selected page set. We also finally notarized the MacOS .dmg so that Catalina doesn’t scare the users away anymore.
As usual you can get it from the download page.
Enjoy!

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 Visual 2.0.4 with 32 bits support

Hi,
we had few requests for a 32-bit version of PDFsam Visual and after a bit of work we managed to provide one.
We also upgraded the underlying PDF engine, fixed an issue with UNC paths on Windows, fixed an issue related to batch text extraction, here the complete changelog.
You can get the new version from the download page.
A big Thank you to the Electron, the AdoptOpenJDK and the OpenJDK teams for their amazing job.
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 Enhanced version 5.1

Hi everybody,
we released the new maintenance release of PDFsam Enhanced, version 5.1. Here is the list of what you will find in this update.
enjoy!

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