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Coherent PDF Command Line Tools give you a wide range of professional, robust tools to modify PDF files.

All based on our own PDF technology and with a comprehensive 70-page manual.

PDF Editing Features (Full features list)

  • Quality Split and Merge, keeping bookmarks. Extract pages. Split on Bookmarks.
  • All operations can apply to any page range, e.g 1-3,1-end or 6-30even
  • Linearize (Fast web view)
  • NEW Losslessly squeeze files to reduce their size
  • Encrypt and Decrypt (including AES 128 and AES 256 encryption)
  • Read and set info and metadata from a PDF file. NEW Print XMP Metadata
  • Scale, rotate, crop and flip pages. Scale pages to fit.
  • Copy, Remove and Add bookmarks
  • Stamp logos, shapes, watermarks, page numbers and multiline text. NEW Transparency, more positions, and pre-position stamp.
  • Supports Unicode UTF8 text input and output
  • Make PDF-based presentations
  • Put multiple pages on a single page
  • Add, remove and manipulate annotations
  • Add and remove file attachments to document or page.
  • Thicken hairlines, blacken text, make draft documents
  • Reconstruct malformed files
  • Detect missing fonts, low resolution images
  • Read commands from a control file
  • List spot colours
  • NEW Set the open action of a PDF
  • NEW Add, modify, remove, or print page labels.
  • Combine multiple operations in a single command
See some Command Line Usage Examples.

Praise from our customers

Great job, congratulations! This is exactly what we needed. And great support from your side. It's hard to find these days!

— Veit G., PFERD GmbH

I would be very happy to recommend the Coherent PDF Command Line Tools to anyone considering duplicating our process or creating their own.

— Pete V., Collier County Elections Office

Product Details

  • Command Line Tools For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux/x86 and Linux/x86-64 (other platforms by request)
  • Comprehensive 70-page manual
  • Generous discounts on multiple, server or developer licenses.

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