PDFsam Basic version 5 milestone release

Hello,
we just released the first milestone of PDFsam Basic version 5. A lot of work has been done (and a lot of work is still needed), and since it is in a working state, we have decided to release it to gather feedback. Here is a summary of what we modified and added:
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PDFsam Basic 4.3.4 released!

Hello,
we just released the new PDFsam Basic 4.3.4 where we upgraded the bundled Java Runtime to version 11.0.17, we upgraded the PDF engine and translations. You can download this version 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 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

PDFsam Basic 4.2.4 released

We released the new version 4.2.4 of PDFsam Basic. We upgraded Sejda SDK version and the bundled JRE to version 11.0.11. We also fixed an issue in the selection table where sorting by file name could lead to unexpected results.
You can download the latest version from the download page.

PDFsam Basic 4.2.3 is out

We just released the new version 4.2.3 of PDFsam Basic where we upgraded Sejda, the PDF engine, to its latest version. We fixed in Sejda a couple of issues related to the softmasks defined in ExtGState resources. They could lead to a missing softmask in the Split and Extract pages tasks, in very specific cases.
You can download the latest version from the download page.

PDFsam Basic 4.2.2 released

Hi,
we released PDFsam Basic version 4.2.2. In this version, beside the usual PDF engine, translations nad bundled JDK updates, we implemented a couple of changes requested by our users:

  1. Application wide shortcut to execute the current task: Just press CTRL + X and the task will run.
  2. The numerical sorting policy of the selection table has been improved to consider trailing digits, this means that file 10.pdf will appear after file 2.pdf
  3. Default file name sorting is now locale sensitive and should yield better results (Ex. the _ character coming before other alphanumeric characters)
  4. Moving rows manually clears the currently selected sorting policy
  5. You can now click on the column header to set a sorting policy and then add the files, the files will be added sorted
  6. Linux portable bundle is now a tar.gz and retains files permissions

As usual you can get it from the download page.
Enjoy!

PDFsam Basic 4.1.4 released

We just released the version 4.1.4 of PDFsam Basic. In this release we upgraded the bundled JDK to the latest Adopt OpenJDK 11.0.8, we have updated Sejda to its latest version with few bug fixes. We also updated the translations and fixed few bugs.
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