Advanced converting, merging and splitting pdf
Debenu PDF Aerialist takes Acrobat to the next level with its advanced tools for splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarks, hyperlinks and process automation.
The content assembly functionality in Debenu PDF Aerialist and Debenu PDF Aerialist Lite allows you to split and merge batches of PDF files.
The split functionality lets you split one or more PDF files based on page groups, page ranges, bookmarks and page marks. The merge functionality lets you quickly sort and then combine a collection of PDF documents.
Note: Labels are used below to show the differences between Debenu PDF Aerialist Lite and Debenu PDF Aerialist. Aerialist only indicates the feature is only available in Debenu PDF Aerialist. Aerialist enhanced indicates that Debenu PDF Aerialist contains additional subfeatures to those within Debenu PDF Aerialist Lite.
Split by n pages
Split PDF files into a set of PDFs with each containing a specific number of pages. For example, choosing to split a 30 page PDF into five page PDFs will produce six PDFs.
Split by page marks
Use the page marks toolbar buttons to visually highlight sections of a PDF to split. Use them to name the files to be split and to add document info to them, including title, subject, author and keywords.
Split by bookmarks
Use the bookmark hierarchy and bookmark levels to determine how to split your PDF files. This can be particularly useful when bookmarks are based on the sections and structure of your PDFs. When splitting, Debenu PDF Aerialist uses the bookmark text to form the file names of the resulting PDFs.
Split by page ranges
Combine the use of parameters in the ‘split by page range’ feature to perform splitting processes that let you:
By combining page numbers with simple parameters (commas, dashes, semicolons, odd, and even), you can specify which pages should be merged together to form a new PDF, and which pages should be split separately to form another PDF. Splitting by odd and even pages, and reversing pages are Aerialist only features.
Retain links – updating navigational elements
A common problem when splitting PDF files is that most of the connections between the links and their end points are broken because they are no longer located in the same PDF file or because the pages have been rearranged. The advanced ‘update navigational elements’ feature updates all links in bookmarks, links and destinations, ensuring all links are correctly maintained.
Merge PDF files
Convert and combine different files types, like DOC, XLS, EPS, PDF, etc. in one step. By using the properties of the files you want to merge, it’s easy to order your files prior to adding them to the merge list — making it much easier to manage when trying to merge a large amount of PDFs. Once you’ve added your PDFs to the merge list, you can edit the order and page ranges you want to include in the merge.
Use the ‘split’ command to process batches of PDF files. Adobe® Acrobat® comes with its own ‘batch processing’ tool that allows you to setup simple processes by combining a series of commands. Debenu PDF Aerialist Lite adds the split command, meaning you can combine these with Acrobat’s built in commands to process large batches of PDFs.
Use a range of filenaming conventions, which includes the addition of a base filename, as well as a range of suffixes that can be added, including: