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Coherent PDF Command Line Tools and C/C++/Python API give you a wide range of professional, robust tools to modify PDF files.

All based on our own PDF technology and with a comprehensive 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)
  • Create new PDFs 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. Set and read XMP Metadata NEW
  • Scale, rotate, crop and flip pages. Scale pages to fit.
  • Copy, Remove and Add bookmarks
  • Stamp logos, shapes, watermarks, page numbers and multiline text. Transparency.
  • Supports Unicode UTF8 text input and output
  • Put multiple pages on a single page
  • List, copy or remove annotations
  • Add and remove file attachments to document or page. Extract attachments.
  • Thicken hairlines, blacken text, make draft documents
  • Reconstruct malformed files
  • Detect missing fonts, low resolution images. Remove images. Extract images. NEW
  • Add printer's marks
  • Set the open action of a PDF
  • Add, modify, remove, or print page labels.
  • Export PDF file to JSON. NEW
  • Manipulate optional content groups. NEW
  • Combine multiple operations in a single command
See some Command Line Usage Examples or C/C++ API Examples or Python 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, MacOS, and Linux (other platforms by request)
  • APIs for C/C++ and Python
  • Comprehensive manuals
  • Generous discounts on multiple or developer licenses

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