Rotate PDF files, single file or multiple files at the same time

Download and install

Download the PDFsam Basic package for your operating system from the download page and install it

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Select PDF files to rotate

You can rotate PDF files or part of them. Drag and drop the PDF files you want to rotate or click Add to add files.
You can rotate only part of the selected PDF files, double click on the Page ranges cell and specify the pages or page ranges you want to rotate. Pages can be specified in the form of comma separated page ranges like 2-13,17 if you want pages from 2 to 13 and page 17. You can use the syntax 20- if you want pages from page 20 to the end of the file.

PDF selection table
Encrypted files

Encrypted PDF files show a icon on their left. You can merge them clicking on the lock icon and supplying the unlock password.

PDF rotate settings

Set what pages (all, even, odd) and what rotation.

PDF rotate settings
Destination folder

Choose the location of the resulting PDF files.

Customize file names

Special keywords can be used as placeholders in the output file names and be replaced with dynamic values during the execution. An example can be [FILENUMBER] to add an increasing counter value to the file name or [TIMESTAMP] to add the current timestamp to the file name. Right click on the field to find all the available keywords.

Rotate PDF files

Once all the options are properly set, click Run to start the execution. If no error occurs, the progress bar will grow until it is fully colored and a friendly ding sound will tell you that your PDF files are ready.