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Should I remove pdfsam?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,462
United States Rank #10,164
Reach 0.1022%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.93 days
853.30 days >
Average installed length: 448.34 days


2.2.1 75.65%
2.2.0 11.37%
2.1.0 2.72%
2.0.0-rc1 0.14%
2.0.0-beta 0.07%
2.0.0 4.12%
1.2.0 0.70%
1.1.3 0.42%
1.1.2 0.91%
1.1.1 1.33%
1.1.0 0.28%
1.0.3 2.02%
1.0.2 0.07%
1.0.1 0.14%
1.0.0 0.07%


What is pdfsam?

A simple tool designed to split and merge pdf files.

About  (from Andrea Vacondio)

PDFsam is a free, open source, platform independent tool released under GPLv2 license and designed to perform split, merge and other manipulations on pdf document. It’s released in 2 versions, basic and enhanced.


pdfsam is a program developed by Andrea Vacondio. The most used version is 2.2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 5.98 MB (6,275,105 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 22% of users of pdfsam come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdfsam.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdfsam
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\pdfsam\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by pdfsam

  • pdf-sam-split-and-merge_pdf_sam_split_and_merge_2.2.1_francais_39768.exe - pdfsam
  • uninstall.exe
  • pdfsam-starter.exe - PDF Split And Merge basic (pdfsam-starter)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pdfsam-starter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{00F905AB-C3D1-4011-8C4D-9112FB9AD329}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove pdfsam?

Quickly and completely remove pdfsam from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall pdfsam from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program pdfsam, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove pdfsam.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.62%
Windows Vista 9.69%
Windows XP 9.55%
Windows 8 9.07%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.15%
Windows 7 Professional 20.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.38% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.38%
  United States 17.02%
  France 12.52%
  Italy 7.15%
  Spain 3.77%
  Belgium 3.64%
  Netherlands 3.51%
  United Kingdom 2.85%
  Czech Republic 2.58%
  Canada 2.38%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Austria 1.52%
  Switzerland 1.52%
  India 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.78%
Hewlett-Packard 23.40%
Acer 17.52%
ASUS 7.26%
Medion 6.88%
Lenovo 3.25%
Samsung 2.75%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Toshiba 2.00%
Intel 1.63%
Sahara 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.54%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.24%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.95%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.36%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.36%


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