ARTS PDF Split & Merge

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Please note: This has been merged and integrated with Debenu PDF Aerialist. It is no longer available as a stand-alone product.

ARTS PDF Split & Merge is the easiest way to split and merge PDFs! It provides a simpler method of splitting and merging your PDFs.

ARTS PDF Split & Merge is an Adobe® Acrobat® plug-in for splitting and merging batches of PDF files and it comes in two different versions — Lite and Plus.

ARTS PDF Split & Merge Lite (formerly ARTS Split & Merge Wizard) – standard splitting and merging ARTS PDF Split & Merge Plus (formerly ARTS PDF Splitter) – advanced splitting and merging

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 the Lite and Plus versions. Plus only indicates the feature is only available in the Plus version. Plus enhanced indicates that the Plus version contains additional subfeatures.


  • Split into n pages – into files containing n pages per file
  • Split by page marks – visually highlight sections of a PDF to split (Plus only)
  • Split by page ranges – split pages, page ranges, odd/even pages … (Plus enhanced)
  • Split by bookmarks – split based on bookmark hierarchy (Plus enhanced)
  • Merge files – merge large document collections together (Plus enhanced)
  • Merge from a control file – Using a control file, save and reuse your merge jobs to a file (Plus only)
  • Batch process – use Split command to process large PDF document collections
  • Retain links – update links, bookmarks and destinations between split PDFs (Plus only)