Mix two PDFs

How to mix PDF files with PDFsam Basic

The alternate mix module can take two ore more PDF files and merge them together by taking pages alternately from each input document.

PDF documents selection

The PDF documents you want to mix, can be selected by drag and drop or using the Add button. Once the PDF documents are loaded you can right click on it to show the context menu where some functionalities are available.
You can change settings to reverse the documents by changing the value in the Reverse column, and you can also set how many pages PDFsam should take from one document before it switches to the other one by changing the value in the Pace column.

Encrypted documents

Encrypted PDF documents show a icon on their right. You have to provide the unlock password in order to mix them and to do so just click on the lock icon.

Generated document

In Destination file users can choose the name of the resulting mixed PDF document and few other options.

Destination PDF document


Once all the options are properly set you can mix the PDF documents by clicking the Run button. If no error occurs, the progress bar will grow until it is fully colored and a friendly ding sound will tell you that your document is ready.