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Downloads of v 3.2.4:


Last Update:

08 Jan 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Andrea Vacondio


merge pdf pdfsam split

PDFsam Basic

This is not the latest version of PDFsam Basic available.

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3.2.4 | Updated: 08 Jan 2017



Downloads of v 3.2.4:



Software Author(s):

  • Andrea Vacondio

PDFsam Basic 3.2.4

This is not the latest version of PDFsam Basic available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Learn More

Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PDFsam Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PDFsam Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PDFsam Basic, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade pdfsam -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.2.4'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade pdfsam -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.2.4'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install pdfsam
    name: pdfsam
    version: '3.2.4'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'pdfsam' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.2.4'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller pdfsam
    Name     = "pdfsam"
    Version  = "3.2.4"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'pdfsam':
  ensure   => '3.2.4',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 08 Jan 2017.


PDFsam is a free, open source, platform independent tool released under GPLv2 license and designed to perform split, merge and other manipulations on pdf document. It’s released in 2 versions, basic and enhanced: This is the basic version, see http://www.pdfsam.org/enhanced-version/ for the enhanced version.

#Install-VirtualPackage 'pdfsam.install'

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PDFsam Basic 5.2.2 39093 Thursday, February 22, 2024 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.2.0 46672 Monday, November 13, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.1.3 79815 Saturday, August 5, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.1.2 58705 Sunday, April 30, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.1.1 14151 Monday, April 3, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.0.3 15999 Saturday, February 18, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.0.2 11337 Thursday, February 2, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.4 19715 Saturday, November 5, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.3 20261 Saturday, August 6, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.2 7747 Saturday, July 23, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.1 9053 Friday, July 8, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.0 17182 Monday, May 2, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.12 18189 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.10 10539 Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.8 13968 Saturday, November 6, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.7 9902 Monday, October 18, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.6 17071 Saturday, August 7, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.5 18017 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.4 7226 Saturday, May 1, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.3 7879 Monday, March 22, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.2 8942 Saturday, January 30, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.1 9042 Friday, November 27, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.0 4996 Saturday, November 14, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.4 12107 Thursday, August 6, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.3 11081 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.2 4188 Sunday, April 5, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.1 7045 Saturday, February 8, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.5 7641 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.4 4953 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.3 5646 Saturday, June 1, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.1 6012 Saturday, January 19, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.0 1897 Friday, December 21, 2018 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.7 2566 Friday, November 9, 2018 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.2 7839 Saturday, July 15, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.1 402 Saturday, July 15, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.0 2194 Sunday, April 9, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.5 1827 Sunday, January 8, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.4 460 Sunday, January 8, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.2 1621 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.1 410 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.1.0 439 Friday, October 7, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.3 396 Thursday, October 6, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.2 445 Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.1 2020 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.0 1007 Thursday, December 10, 2015 Approved
PDFsam Basic 2.2.4 1360 Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Approved
pdfsam 2.2.2 1640 Saturday, March 8, 2014 Approved
Discussion for the PDFsam Basic Package

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