May 26, 2018
Simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents
If PDF is electronic paper, then pdftk is an electronic staple-remover, hole-punch, binder, secret-decoder-ring, and X-Ray-glasses. Pdftk is a simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. Keep one in the top drawer of your desktop and use it to
Merge PDF Documents Split PDF Pages into a New Document Decrypt Input as Necessary Password Required Encrypt Output as Desired Burst a PDF Document into Single Pages Report on PDF Metrics, including Metadata and Bookmarks Uncompress and Re-Compress Page Streams Repair Corrupted PDF Where Possible
Pdftk is also an example of how to use a library of Java classes in a stand-alone C++ program. Specifically, it demonstrates how GCJ and CNI allow C++ code to use iText’s itext-paulo Java classes.