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A-PDF Page Crop

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A-PDF Page Crop is a simple, lightning-fast desktop utility program that lets you crop or removes the white margins (space) of PDF pages. It also can reorganize normal sized pdf's (A4, B4, Letter etc.) to be readable on relatively small devices (Sony Reader PRS500/PRS505, iRex Iliad, Sony Librie, LBook eReader, Cybook Gen3, Jinke etc.). It provide visual crop marks editor (Crop Box Editor) to crop PDF pages more conveniently

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How A-PDF Page Crop Work

Why A-PDF Page Crop

Unique Crop Function

The program provides an unique function that crop pages into more pages.

A-PDF Page Crop is particularly useful to lawyer who print downloaded articles and people who receive PDF documents designed for letter size paper, but need to print the pages on A4 paper (or vice versa).

For example, a lawyer may get a article in which the PDF pages are only 5in. x 7in. If the he/she prints the PDF file with a standard GNU/Linux PDF viewer on letter size paper (8.5in. x 11in), there will be 1.75in white margins on the left and right sides and 2in. white margins on the top and bottom. (In other words, the white margins will consume 63 percent of the square area on the page).

Visual Crop marks Rule Editor

A-PDF Page Crop provides a power crop marks editor to allow you define how the file will be cropped. the rules can be easily import and export.

Auto-add crop box

  • Auto-add Bleed Box as crop mark.
  • Auto-add Trim Box as crop mark.
  • Auto-add Art Box as crop mark.

Easy to Use

A-PDF Page Crop provide a visual Crop marks editor to allow you define how the pages will be Cropped. To achieve it, just add/Move the crop marks (Crop Boxes) use your mouse, then click "Crop and Save as" button.

You even can define different Crop rule in the different pages.

Save Time

  • Crop a hundreds pages file in seconds.
  • Easy to learn and operate

Save Money

A-PDF Page Crop is a standalone program costing only $35. It does NOT require Adobe Acrobat Pro, which costs hundreds of dollars.

A-PDF Page Crop Command Line

A-PDF Page Crop Command line (PPCPCMD.exe) can be used as a Windows console utility that silent crop PDF pages .


PPCCMD.exe <Source PDF> <Destination PDF> <Lines>

 <Source PDF>      Source PDF file.
<Output PDF> Specifies the name for the output file.
<Rectangles> Specifies the rectangles to crop; The <Rectangles> can be like this:
-R<pages>=(Crop Rectangles) ---------------------------------------------------------------
<Rectangles> Parameter: <pages>: * : means all pages 1-10,20,23 : means from page 1 to page 10,20
and 23 page and so on... (Crop Rectangles):should looks like:
([1,0.5,5.3,10],[1,5.5,-0.2,-0.1]) which means pages will be cropped based on: two rectangles: (left: 1 Inch, top: 0.5 Inch, width: 5.3 Inch, height: 10 Inch) and (left: 1 Inch, top: 5.5 Inch, right: 0.2 Inch to the right edge of the PDF page, bottom:0.1 Inch to the bottom edge of the PDF page) Example:"-R*=([1.5,1.5,5,5])": meams all page in the source file will be cropt by a rectangle (left:1.5 Inch, top:1.5 Inch, width:5 Inch, height:5 Inch) Return code:
0: Success
2: Input PDF not found
3: The parameters are invalid.
4: Load PDF error
5: Password error
6: Nonsupport security
7: Failed to save the ouput file Example: PPCPCMD "C:\in.pdf" "C:\out.pdf" "-R*=([0.47,0.47,7.42,9.34])" PPCPCMD "C:\in.pdf" "C:\out.pdf" "-R1-4,7=([0.47,0.47,-0.48,-0.48])" PPCPCMD "C:\in.pdf" "C:\out.pdf" "-R*=([0.47,0.47,7.42,9.34])" "-R1-4,7,8=([0.47,0.47,-0.48,-0.48]"
PPCPCMD "C:\in.pdf" "C:\out.pdf" "-R*=([0.47,0.47,7.42,9.34])" "-R1-4,7,8=([0.65,5.42,7.24,4.15],[0.65,0.64,7.24,4.58])"
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Requirement: Windows


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