Merge PDF’s (with Ghostscript)Tag(s): Misc Prog HowTo To merge all the PDF’s in a directory, you need two BAT files: []. @echo off gswin Ghostscript gives you the power to combine files, convert files, and much more, all from the command line. It is easy to combine several input. However, with open source dinosaur ghostscript, it is possible to merge multiple PDF files into a single PDF file with a single command.

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To use Ghostscript to combine PDF files, type something like the following:. It nicely encapsulates the complexities of the largely equivalent GhostScript solution.

If you’ve got the time, I’d suggest creating a feature request on sejda’s bug tracker. In regards to your update: An existing file out. For simple concatenation of PDF files it seems to be perfect. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. There is a repackaged version of pdftk available ghostscropt which works on Centos 7 linuxglobal.

I’d like to concatenate pdf documents without loosing any information image resampling etc. Also, if you merge PDF v1.

Thanks for recommending pdftk. That is strange behavior. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


I think this would be a great feature, though. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Say you have two PDF files, file1. Also works great on If you create a feature request please do post it here.

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The output PDF may fail with concwtenate viewers. This is just for rushing users like myself — I was lucky I had a backup of the file in question By default Ghostscript also will compress any object streams that have been uncompressed in the original file but this is a lossless compression.

Working pretty fine on How can I combine this with the merging process, so that I don’t need to run each file twice through gs? Thank you for your interest in this question. I haven’t tested it, though. To use Ghostscript to combine PDF files, type something like the following: Concatemate importantly, it preserves all quality settings and most of the file metadata.

[gs-devel] Merge multiple PDFs to PostScript with GhostScript / C# – I got an answer

Installs and works like a charm on Here’s some additional options that you can pass when using pdfwrite as your device. The only point that stands out from these: Sathish Kumar 51 1 2. Default is ‘retain’ optional [–compressed]: You can set a subset of pages to merge as a colon separated list of page selections. I would like to preserve the images in exactly the same quality and not loose any details and not make the files unnecessarily large.


I’ve posted a feature request github.

Ghostscript to merge PDFs compresses the result – Stack Overflow

This command should do the trick:. Glutanimate 2 The dev team seems to be pretty active and I think you’d have a good chance at getting this implemented. I tried the command above without removing pages on some real life files, and it is running very slowly.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Does the job well. AntoniosHadjigeorgalis Just for reference and good understanding: An concatenaet approach is to use Latex as explained in this post without root access assuming that you have pdflatex installed: This worked perfectly for my need!

How to merge several PDF files? Email Required, but never shown. You might have to replace sejda-console with sejda-console. The large table in middle of this section gives an overview. Here’s the documentation on merge actions: Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. It takes about 20 min, and the output file is MB large.

I use pdfseparate to extract specific pages from big pdf file: