pdfMachine merge Installation

* Versions of pdfMachine merge released prior to 24 March 2020 need to install both pdfMachine and pdfMachine merge. In later versions installing pdfMachine is an optional step only required if you want to use other features of pdfMachine than the mail merge functionality.

Trial / Registration

You can trial pdfMachine merge before you buy. All of the pdfMachine merge features will work, but you will get an advertisement in the PDF and email body.

To use pdfMachine merge without advertisements in the PDF or email body you must purchase pdfMachine ultimate and register with a pdfMachine ultimate key. pdfMachine ultimate is the only edition of pdfMachine which licenses the mail merge functionality.

Step 1. Install pdfMachine. (* optional )

Instructions to install pdfMachine can be found here. To use builds of pdfMachine merge older than 24 March 2020 the "Install MS Office Addins" checkbox must be checked.

Step 2. Install pdfMachine Merge

  • Make sure you have already installed pdfMachine (see above).
  • Download the installer.
  • Close all applications before running the installer.
  • Read the license. Select "I Accept" to agree to the terms and conditions of the Software License.
  • pdfMachine merge will then be installed.
Note: you can import profiles from another pdfMachine merge installation.

Getting Started

For a simple way to get started you can follow the steps described here.

There are many examples and video tutorials on the help pages.

If you are in need of more help then you may wish to consider the pdfMachine merge consulting package.

Uninstall pdfMachine merge

To uninstall pdfMachine:

  • Make sure all programs are closed
  • Select Uninstall from the start menu : Start->All Programs->Broadgun Software->uninstall pdfMachine

To uninstall pdfMachine merge:

  • Make sure all programs are closed
  • Select Uninstall from the start menu : Start->All Programs->Broadgun Software->uninstall pdfMachine merge