Next Basic release enhancements

In the next release you’ll find a couple of enhancements to make you more productive with PDFsam. Run button is set as default so now you can set your parameters and hit the Enter key to start the task. We added Windows and Ubuntu context menu so you will be able to right click on PDF documents and Open with or Send to PDFsam Basic.

And now we are social!

some time ago I wrote a post about PDFsam being on Twitter and the repository for version 3 on GitHub. Following the same path and trying to be more social and less grumpy, we added the Facebook page and the Google plus one.
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Basic version 1.0.0 alpha released

I released the new basic version 1.0.0 alpha. This is a complete refactoring of the basic version, a not stable test version. It needs to be tested and there’s no win32 installer, no tutorial and translations are not completed. It’s only for those braves who want to test it while I’m finishing working on the enhanced version, tutorials and so on.
In this version you’ll find a new console, new pdf split by size feature, new combo to chose output pdf version, fields to input passwords to open encrypted documents, save and load environments, config file can be placed in ${user.home}/.pdfsam, log4j logging window, encoded exception messages, new pdf merge page limit (n-) to merge pdf from page n to the end of the document and updated libraries.
As you can see there are a lot of new features and they need to be tested so please report any bug you find.
I’m waiting the new language model to be approved in Rosetta so you can’t translate to your preferred language using Rosetta for now but you can find the model to be downloaded from the resources section.

pdfsam 0.6b1 out!

Here we are again. I released the new version with some bug fixed, some new feature, a better GUI and so on. I think PDFsam is getting very complete and stable but please report any bug as usual… I made a lot of changes “inside” so there might be some bug.
Oh.. there’s also multi language support :). Now there are only 5 languages but every time a new language will be available in Rosetta I’ll release a langpack that’s is just a file you’ll have to overwrite in the PDFsam directory. I couldn’t wait anymore to release because I’ve a lot of work to do right now and I am sure you didn’t want to wait anymore 🙂