Mac OS X “PDFsam is damaged and can’t be opened”

Hi Mac users, some of you reported the “PDFsam is damaged and can’t be opened” error when trying to install the PDF Split And Merge dmg package. After some investigation and users feedback I can finally write what is causing that. The issue is caused by a new feature of Mountain Lion and OS X

Wiki reminder

Hi everybody, I want to remind you about the pdfsam HowTo wiki page here. If you have to merge pdf documents or split them and you don’t seem to figure out all the available options, take a look at the Wiki to have a brief description of them.

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Wiki HowTo

Hi everybody, I just want to remind you that you can use the Wiki as a valuable source of information about pdfsam where may HowTos can be found. Andrea

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Selection panel HowTo

Hi everybody, I just wrote a simple HowTo on the selection panel (the component available in almost every plugin that lets you select pdf documents). I hope it can help you to get the best out of PDFsam. Andrea

Mac OS dmg archives

Hi, I just released the Mac OS X dmg archives version 2.1.0 and 2.1.0e.

Category: Support Tips and Tricks

OutOfMemory tutorial

Hi everybody, I updated the Wiki adding a simple tutorial on how to modify the amount of memory that PDFsam can use to minimize OutOfMemory errors. Here is the link.

If you have the error message: PdfReader not opened with owner password

Hi everybody, I want to remind you that if you want to split or merge pdf documents and PDFsam gives you the message “PdfReader not opened with owner password” it’s because you must provide the owner password to be able to manipulate the document. If Acrobat Reader doesn’t ask you for a password it’s because

Cannot find javaw.exe

Windows only. If, when you double click the pdfsam.exe, an error window shows the message “Cannot find javaw.exe”, it means that it cannot find a working Java installation. To solve this problem try installing (or reinstalling) a working Java Runtime Environment (1.4.2 or above). It can be found here . Andrea