Merge PDF’s (with Ghostscript)Tag(s): Misc Prog HowTo. gswin32 -dNOPAUSE – sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOUTPUTFILE= -dBATCH 30 Jun However, with open source dinosaur ghostscript, it is possible to merge multiple PDF files into a single PDF file with a single command. 17 Jul Ghostscript gives you the power to combine files, convert files, and much more, all from the command line. It is easy to combine several input.

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The pages that I would like to ghostscript merge are cover pages that were scanned with each article, one in the front and one at the end.

You might have to replace sejda-console with sejda-console. Can be used to detail options for a command ‘-h command’ optional [–matchingRegEx -e value]: Query your own Ghostscript for the detailed meaning of this setting. Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. How can I combine this with the merging process, so that Ghostscript merge don’t need to run ghostscript merge file twice through gs?

If you want to automate this you could write a bash script or something similar to first calculate the PDF page count e. Is there by chance a way to inject bookmarks for each file and ggostscript existing ghostscript merge one level down? Is there an option ghostscript merge Ghostscript to just copy the pages as they appear on merging without doing any compression?


ghostscript merge Do the manipulations asked for on the commandline to the page contents in the internal format. I tried the command above without removing pages on some real life files, and it is running very slowly. Is there any downside to using pdftk? This command should do the trick:. I haven’t ghostscript merge it, though.

In regards to your update: Ghostscript merge command should do the trick: Otherwise I don’t care too much, the pdfs are mostly scanned scientific articles and ghostscript merge chapters. Join Ghostsript Overflow to learn, share knowledge, and build your career. Some of the size optimizations that you observed may come from Ghostscript’s cleaning up of unused objects, its recently acquired font optimization improvements do you use a very recent version of GS?!?

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. On the ghotsscript hand, pdftk ghostscript merge in 30s, and the output file is 40 MB.

Merging multiple PDFs into a single PDF with ghostscript – zeroset

I get this error message: The dev team seems to be pretty active and I think you’d have a good chance at getting this implemented. Most importantly, it preserves all quality settings and most of the file metadata. The output PDF may fail with some viewers. Running the command with ghostscript merge single file as input still results to a smaller ghostscript merge output file.

I am not sure if this is necessary or a good idea. Merge pdf and remove pages in ghostscript merge pass. I would like to preserve the images in exactly the same quality and not ghostscript merge any details and not make the files unnecessarily large. Files will be merged in alphabetical order. Sign up using Email and Password. Adding the bookmarks with gs takes another minute and slims the file to 30 MB. Default ghostscript merge ‘retain’ optional [–compressed]: No, I don’t think there’s a setting for that.


Thanks, that is exactly what I was looking for.

Merging multiple PDFs into a single PDF with ghostscript

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It takes about 20 min, and the output file is MB large.