What is this?
PDF Metadata Editor is a simple tool you can use to edit the metadata (Author, Keywors, etc.) of a PDF document.
The tools is written in Java so you need a to have Java 8 installed in order to run it. Older Java versions might work but I haven’t tested.
- Support Basic, XMP Pdf, XMP Dublin Core and XMP Rights metadata
- Unicode support, can use all languages and encodings
- Default values to pre-fill if not set in the PDF file
- Rename file on Save using predefined template
- Copy XMP to Document metadata or vice versa on Save
- Batch clear, edit and rename metadata (requires license)
- Command line edit, clear and rename (requires license)
- Export metadata to JSON or YAML (requires license)
Editing pdf metadata:
Batch clear and edit:
And few screenshots:
Installer for Windows and Linux. You need to to have Java already installed to run it.
Mac OS X application.
Single zip file containing everything you need (except Java) to run it on any OS. It has launchers for Windows, shell script for Linux/Mac OS and a self contained runnable jar.
Check the Help page for more information
If you have suggestions, found bugs or just want to share some idea about it you can open an issue at https://github.com/zaro/pdf-metadata-editor/issues or write me at: zarrro [AT] gmail.com
Goes to Andres Aule who helped a lot with ideas and testing.
If you find this tool useful and would like to support its development you can donate a small amount so I can buy bananas to hire a minion to work on it 🙂