PDFMerge

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 123 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    155,340
  • Date Added:
    August 24, 2014
  • File Size:
    745.69KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,280
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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PDFMerge is the sort of tool we've come to expect from Free PDF Solutions; a streamlined application that essentially makes it as easy as possible to do one job. In the case of PDFMerge, it's merging multiple PDFs into single documents. PDFMerge is based on the PDFSharp library. In addition to being free, PDFMerge's advantages are its small size (572.27KB) and speed. The latest version of PDFMerge, v1.19, has a new user interface. It supports Windows 98 to 8; we ran it on Windows 7.

Optional downloads are as common with freeware as commercials with broadcast TV, and PDFMerge is no exception, though with an emphasis on "optional." We declined the extras and opened PDFMerge's dialog-style graphical user interface, which has four buttons: "Add PDF File," "Remove Selected," and "Remove All," for adding files to the program's main window, and a "Merge Now" button next to the field for choosing a destination folder. All were easy to use, although we were surprised that we couldn't drag and drop files into PDFMerge. Up and Down arrows let us reposition documents within our queue. We started simple with a pair of multipage PDFs. PDFMerge finished the job so quickly we were unaware anything had happened, yet our target folder held the merged PDF, which opened and displayed normally in our default PDF viewer. Much larger batches took longer, of course, but the speed was still impressive, overall. While PDFMerge doesn't offer a Help file or any extras, its Web page includes some instructions and a support link.

If you need more settings or complexity, other PDF tools are available; some of them free, too. But within its scope, PDFMerge is a viable alternative to expensive, complex, all-in-one PDF programs if you just need to merge documents with ease.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"It has been doing its job firmly."

October 17, 2014  |  By NguyetazBoy

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

This is a program which gives me a convenient tool to merge or split pdf files really fast and easily. I think any user would use it without any hassle as it has an intuitive interface.

Cons

It has been performing nicely so far.

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2 stars

"Just barely does its job"

October 01, 2014  |  By Vorpike

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

Simple, fast, easy to use.

Cons

Just some basic code that saves users time...but not a whole lot, there's no feature that allows you to select multiple files at once, which is pretty important, no feature to check for duplicate files, no hotkeys (i.e: delete), no way to name the file beforehand, no way to type in the destination, and the interface is ugly and simple.

Summary

Good for a couple time's use, but quite time-consuming in the long run.

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4 stars

"Commendable free program."

September 30, 2014  |  By CarminaxyHender

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

I highly recommend this app to those who want to organize their pdf files tidily with ease. It is very easy to use and merge pdf files amazingly fast.

Cons

It does not support page direction.

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5 stars

"Effective tool to merge pdf files."

September 10, 2014  |  By LesterllDemarkz

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

It has a nice and intuitive interface to merge multiple pdf files into ones really fast and simple. I can also use this app to split big pdf files into single files.

Cons

It is commendable program. I can't find any defect of this app.

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5 stars

"Smart program."

August 30, 2014  |  By MartinafxSmidag

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

It offers a wonderful solution so that i can easily organize my pdf documents in good order. It is very stable and easy to use.

Cons

Inexperienced users would be hard to install it successfully on the first try.

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5 stars

"It is a great free program."

August 24, 2014  |  By Paulettand

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

This highly functional program is the right choice for me to merge my pdf files into one. It does not eat up system resource and it works fast.

Cons

None of issues.

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5 stars

"A good program"

August 22, 2014  |  By abbey_apartments

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

It works, it's free

Cons

Doesn't allow drag-and-drop

Summary

I just used another small free program called PDFBinder (http://code.google.com/p/pdfbinder/downloads/detail?name=PDFBinder-v1.2.msi&can=2&q=), which DOES allow drag-and-drop, to merge 2 one-page PDFs into a single two-page PDF, and each merged page was visually indistinguishable from its original individual page. PDFBinder is small, fast, free, and open source!

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5 stars

"Highly compatible and reliable app."

August 18, 2014  |  By Daniellvo

 |  Version: PDFMerge 1.0

Pros

This app offers a understandable interface that enables me to merge or split pdf files easily and real quick. It is working stably and compatibly

Cons

It is great free program to merge and split pdf files.

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1 stars

"Trojan Blocked by antivirus software"

June 17, 2014  |  By whiskeytangowhiskey

 |  Version: PdfMerge 1.0

Pros

None whatsoever

Cons

Could not install; trojan blocked by antivirus software

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1 stars

"Contains malware"

June 16, 2014  |  By AppCrunch

 |  Version: PdfMerge 1.0

Pros

If you do not install it you do not need to clean your pc from malware

Cons

If you do install it your pc is their *****

Summary

Don't use this and other freepdfsolutions products

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Free PDF Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.freepdfsolutions.com
Release Date October 17, 2014
Date Added August 24, 2014
Version 1.0
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Me, Windows 8, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 745.69KB
File Name pdfmerge.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 155,340
Downloads Last Week 2,280
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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