PDFtk 2.02

An Open Source and very simple CLI tool for manipulating PDF documents in Linux OSes
PDFtk is an open source and simple command-line software that lets users to easily manipulate PDF documents any way they want. It supports Linux, FreeBSD, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

With PDFtk you will be able to merge multiple PDF documents, split PDF pages into a new PDF document, rotate PDF documents and pages, decrypt input, encrypt output, fill PDF forms with XFDF data or FDF data, as well as flatten forms.

In addition, the software allows you to apply a foreground stamp or a background watermark, report PDF metrics like bookmarks, metadata and page labels, update PDF metadata, attach files to PDF documents and pages, unpack PDF attachments, burst a PDF document into single pages, repair corrupted PDFs, and uncompress or re-compress page streams.

last updated on:
February 4th, 2014, 11:02 GMT
developed by:
Sid Steward
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Text Editing&Processing \ Others


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What's New in This Release:
  • Added drop_xmp output option for removing the document XMP metadata stream from a PDF.
  • Added dump_data output of custom page data embedded by STAMPtk tool. See the embed option in STAMPtk for more information.
  • Improved PDF bookmark merging logic so it can handle more input cases.
  • Fixed a password bug where some 'upper-ASCII' characters weren't being mapped to the correct code points.
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