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Downloads of v 5.0.3:


Last Update:

18 Feb 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Andrea Vacondio


pdfsam pdf split merge meta

PDFsam Basic

This is not the latest version of PDFsam Basic available.

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5.0.3 | Updated: 18 Feb 2023



Downloads of v 5.0.3:



Software Author(s):

  • Andrea Vacondio

PDFsam Basic 5.0.3

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

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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

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 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="'5.0.3'" [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="'5.0.3'" 

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: '5.0.3'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'pdfsam' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.0.3'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller pdfsam
    Name     = "pdfsam"
    Version  = "5.0.3"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'pdfsam':
  ensure   => '5.0.3',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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 19 Feb 2023.


Split, merge, rotate, mix and extract pages from PDF files with PDFsam Basic at home or at work.

  • PDFsam Basic is a free and open source solution for casual users. See for PDFsam Enhanced.
  • Your PDF documents stay private on your computer. No need to upload them to a third party service.
  • Merge PDF files, select the pages, merge bookmarks and interactive forms.
  • Split a PDF file at given page numbers, at given bookmarks level or in files of a given size.
  • Extract pages from PDF files
  • Rotate PDF files: every page or just the selected pages
  • Mix PDF files together taking pages alternatively from one and the other. The perfect tool if you have a single-sided scanner

# This is just a virtual package for 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 5.1.2 53669 Sunday, April 30, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.1.1 14098 Monday, April 3, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.0.3 15974 Saturday, February 18, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 5.0.2 11186 Thursday, February 2, 2023 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.4 19695 Saturday, November 5, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.3 20237 Saturday, August 6, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.2 7728 Saturday, July 23, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.1 9035 Friday, July 8, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.3.0 17156 Monday, May 2, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.12 18162 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.10 10509 Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.8 13952 Saturday, November 6, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.7 9873 Monday, October 18, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.6 17042 Saturday, August 7, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.5 17234 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.4 7203 Saturday, May 1, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.3 7854 Monday, March 22, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.2 8921 Saturday, January 30, 2021 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.1 9007 Friday, November 27, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.2.0 4971 Saturday, November 14, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.4 12074 Thursday, August 6, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.3 11058 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.2 4165 Sunday, April 5, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.1.1 7019 Saturday, February 8, 2020 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.5 7613 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.4 4918 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.3 5619 Saturday, June 1, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.1 5741 Saturday, January 19, 2019 Approved
PDFsam Basic 4.0.0 1872 Friday, December 21, 2018 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.7 2534 Friday, November 9, 2018 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.2 7816 Saturday, July 15, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.1 370 Saturday, July 15, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.3.0 2162 Sunday, April 9, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.5 1803 Sunday, January 8, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.4 437 Sunday, January 8, 2017 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.2 1596 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.2.1 389 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.1.0 411 Friday, October 7, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.3 369 Thursday, October 6, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.2 422 Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.1 1983 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Approved
PDFsam Basic 3.0.0 984 Thursday, December 10, 2015 Approved
PDFsam Basic 2.2.4 1334 Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Approved
pdfsam 2.2.2 1550 Saturday, March 8, 2014 Approved
Discussion for the PDFsam Basic Package

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