PDF Combine is a powerful tool for turning multiple PDF files into one document that you can organize and share as you see fit. Depending on the configuration of the files you're starting with and the end product you have in mind, there are multiple ways to complete the combination process to most effectively suit your needs.
Combination options: There are several different ways you can combine PDFs through this program. For instance, you can just add each file you want in the finished version individually, or you can put them all in one folder and let the program do the work for you. Other options include combining them by common name part, via command line, and from the desktop.
Clear interface: It won't take you too long to locate the features you're looking for, thanks to this app's straightforward interface. All options are clearly marked, and most features are just where you expect them to be.
Learning curve: It does take some time to learn about all of the options available in this program and how to use them best. Unfortunately, the Help document isn't terribly clear, so you're pretty much on your own, though this is likely more of a problem for novice users than those with more experience.
PDF Combine is a good option, if you often have to combine PDF files into one for any reason. It gives you a lot of control over how the files come together, and the process is completed quickly.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of PDF Combine 4.1.43.
PDF Combine is a truly reliable app to easily combine many PDF files into one. It works with any type of PDF file and has several unique options. PDF Combine may combine files within folders or combine files by common name part (i.e. book1.pdf, book2.pdf, book3.pdf will be combined into book-combined.pdf). Besides, PDF Combine may create bookmarks using the names of the combined files. This makes the navigation within a multi-page PDF files much easier. All combined files may be displayed as a list on the Contents page.
Want more order? Add page counters (sequential numbering of several folders is available too). Users may add their logo or stamp to the header or the footer of each page of the output PDF.
The powerful engine of the program makes the process of merging files extremely fast. The output is always accurate which is important for invoices, contracts, bank statements and other documents. PDF Combine has a user-friendly interface and can be run via command line. Download your evaluation copy or purchase a full license and get all minor and major upgrades for free during 1 year from the purchase date.
I can only recommend this software. Delivers exactly what is promised. That being said, those who don't plan to upgrade this trial to the full version or don't necessarily need the latest version are recommended to install the previous version since the full version is now available for free. Sadly Cnet only hosts the outdated trial setup as far as I have seen, so I hope it is allowed if I link to a different software platform (The free installation setup can still be downloaded from verified-download.com/file/D6I4O2). I think it most private users are better off getting the slightly older version, since the latest trial comes with heavy restrictions and only includes minor fixes and improvements.