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PDFedit is free and open source library for manipulating PDF documents, released under terms of GNU GPL version 2

pdfedit4 PDFedit allows users complete control of editing PDF documents.

It is primary created for simple editing and manipulation of documents in PDF format. There is a graphical and command line interface available.

The software lets you change either raw PDF objects (for advanced users) or use predefined GUI functions. Functions can be easily added as everything is based on a scripts. p>Scripting is used to a great extent in the editor and almost anything can be scripted. It is also possible to create your own scripts or plugins to enhance the functionality of the package.

PDFedit is a low-level application for technical users that provides structured access to the internal structure of the PDF file. It may require familiarity with PDF specifications to be able to make substantial modifications.

Features include:

* Console and graphical interface
o Console - useful for typing in scripts and macros
o Graphical - window is divided into 5 basic parts: Menu, Toolbars, Command part, Page space and Objects tree + property editor
* Manipulate PDF documents in a number of ways
* Add pages from another PDF
* Text editing: add, delete text, change colour, size and fonts
* Revision control
* Simple drawing, lines, rectangles, layer control
* Page rotation, text extraction


All files are hosted at sourceforge.net. Go to the sourceforge download page to download PDFedit.
In case sourceforge is offline or not functioning, you can use local backup download page to download latest source package


Gentoo Linux
PDFedit is available via Sunrise Overlay.

Debian Linux
There are Debian Linux packages available.

PDFedit packages are in NetBSD package collection

There are openSUSE pdfedit packages








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Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that offers an operating system predominantly focused on desktop computers but also provides support for servers. Based on Debian GNU / Linux, Ubuntu focuses on ease of use, freedom in usage restriction, regular releases (every 6 months) and ease of installation.
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