Download pdfMachine merge

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pdfMachine 14.89 or later must be installed as well as pdfMachine merge - download here

  • The latest version of Internet Explorer
  • .net full framework (installer will download if not installed)
  • Windows 7 / Vista / 8 / 10 / 2008 / 2012 / 2016
    includes x64 Platforms
  • To use templates or data sources originating from Microsoft Office documents you need Microsoft Office :  2007 / 2010 / 365
    32 bit or 64 bit

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pdfMachine merge is licensed with pdfMachine ultimate.

If you have not purchased pdfMachine ultimate you can still use it in trial mode by using the free pdfMachine product - pdfMachine white. You will get an advertisement in the attached PDFs.


Release History

18/July/2017 1.0.6408.34423
* Added file upload instead of attaching option. * Now needs VC2017 redistributable - auto downloads upon installation if not detected.

9/May/2017 1.0.6338.20599
* ColumnPicker not found, Javascript error fixed * Office 2013 and 2016 32 bit, cc emails send.
* Word 2010 conversion of Word Mail Merge templates with large number of shapes no longer time out during conversion.
* Error message corrected when an SMTP server required reset.

7/December/2016 1.0.6185.23979
* Office 2016 32 bit, SubmitMessage failed 80040607 resolved.
* Merge fields that are used for attachment names have invalid filename characters replaced with underscore.

24/November/2016 1.0.6172.21752
* Windows 10, Office 2016 32 bit, background process doesn't hang around anymore
* Windows 10, Office 2016 32 bit, HTML emails corrected
* If pdfMachine merge closed during while a merge process is running the merge is cancelled
* Network paths used as a Saved Folder no longer result in File Not Found
* Custom passwords allowed for attachments (combination of one or more merge fields and text)

5/October/2016 1.0.6122.23475
* Liquid Templating Tags in the email body are unencoded
* The Email bodies editor only allows Source mode for existing email bodies that have Liquid Templating tags in them
* Static attachments can be obtained from merge fields using a semi-colon separated list
* Static attachments from merge fields that result int blank are ignored instead of having a file not found error
* Handles "D" precision specifiers for numbers
* Installs the 2012 Visual Studio C++ redistributables if they are not present
* A merge cannot be commenced if pdfMachine is open

26/July/2016 1.0.6051.26499
* Improved error message when file name is too long for Word to handle.
* pdfMachine merge stops losing spaces from Word templates.
* ReplyTo works for Outlook 32 bit and 64 bit.
* Doesn't fail when attachment name is blank due to blank merge fields.
* Improved error messages for Failed connection with Microsoft Office when Word cannot manage the OLE objects.
* Additional example templates provided.

19/April/2016 1.0.5955.31093
From this version pdfMachine 14.89 or later is required to be installed
* Improved error messages when Outlook is damaged or not responding .
* Improved error messages when max email invalid.

18/December/2015 1.0.5828.29418
* Running from the command line now uses default send account rather than last used send account.
* Running from the command line works in Windows 10.
* Allow Excel merge fields to have carriage returns.
* Detect duplicate column names when it is just capitals that are different.

25/July/2015 1.0.5682.38759
* Fixed problem where attached files overwritten when changing merge profiles.
* Merge fields in shapes and headers inside Excel templates are now converted.
* Throw error after creation attempt, rather than attachment attempt if PDF creation fails.
* Report PDF in use during PDF creation.
* Additional Test Profiles added
* Corrected error handling if statically attached file is missing

18/June/2015 1.0.5647.33887
* _ no longer displayed in long file names (when sent by SMTP).
* Select columns for merge results.
* Merge results open in Excel includes send result
* New filter WordNewLine inserts a new line after a non-blank merge field. In Word only

27/May/2015 1.0.5624.35579
* Multiple email accounts can be created.
* Email accounts can be attached to a merge profile.
* Javascript error on select rows fixed
* Each row creates an attachment combined with multiple attachments in the profile creates correct attachments
* Fixed error when missing right brace on last merge field
* Fixed javascript error when returning to edit invalid merge profile
* Prevent profiles having the same name
* Attach files box grows and scrolls
* Trim spaces around names and file names
* Strip out extra attachments with blank filename eg ;;
* Each row creates an attachment combined with multiple attachments no longer gets error with merge fields ending in numbers
* Word Mail Merge fields within shapes are converted to pdfMachine merge format

28/Oct/2014 1.0.5414.21150
* Fixed problem where Selected Emails doesn't clear.
* Fixed issue with BCC email addresses and white space. * Forced refresh of js files

9/Sep/2014 1.0.5365.25259
* Added 'each row creates an attachment' functionality
* Fixed up some error messages
* Fixed issue with email address and white space.

5/June/2014 1.0.5269.33945
* Increased functionality in email HTML editor
* When bundling, column headings with spaces in them are catered for


27/May/2014 1.0.5260.40197
* Fixes an error for browsers earlier than IE 9
* Fixes an error where valid test email reports as invalid
* Fixes javascript errors when selecting rows within the data source


14/May/2014 1.0.5247.29670
* You can now select to send a subset of the merge data source (IE9 and greater only)
* Generated PDF documents are only given a suffix when a duplicate exists
* More validation of fields

16/Jan/2014 1.0.5128.37316
* Corrects send error returned, with SMTP Send Method and blank entries used in CC or BCC field.
* Ensures pdfMachine ultimate version correctly detected in European locale
* Merge fields with a '.' in the field name are replaced with an '_' instead of failing


16/Apr/2013 1.0.4854.26311
* Fixed issue with spreadsheets with empty cells.

14/Jan/2013 1.0.4762.24216
* Now supports x64 versions of Word and Excel.

3/Sep/2012 1.0.4629.24438
* Allow incomplete merge profiles to be saved but not sent
* Fixed datetimenow implementation in office templates
* Saved folder dialog to browse to last saved folder
* Improved error message when error in data source
* Removed missing white space from date in office templates
* Merge run of one email now displayed fully
* Easily reuse last merge profile
* Fix inconsistency in which panel to go back to
* Corrected error handling for status not 500
* Fail, and log error, if cannot attach extra attachments to mail


9/August/2012   1.0.4604.35176
* Stopped changing pdfMachine to default printer on XP with Word templates
* Fixed problem where IE registry setting is missing
* Allowed for variable items in subject line when bundling

23/July/2012  1.0.4587.31387
* Added pause / resume when merging
* Fixed duplicated attachments in emails
* Removed animated background to free up memory and improve speed

27/May/2012  1.0.4496.22439
* Fixed problem with currency formatter

8/Apr/2012  1.0.4481.21261
* Now copes with empty columns and empty rows in Excel data sources

29/Feb/2012  1.0.4442.25224
* Fixed memory leak

22/Feb/2012  1.0.4435.26361
* Added custom Liquid filters  for "money_no_cents"  and "number_culture".

15/Feb/2012 1.0.4428.28918
* Added support for Liquid html templates.
* Added support for partial Liquid templates in Word and PowerPoint.
* Changed merge field marker from single curly brace to two curly braces. e.g.{email} now becomes {{email}}. This was done to be more consistent with Liquid templates.

21/Dec/2011 1.0.4372.27397
* Fixed problem when normal converting Word merge documents to our format that occured when you had a large number of merge fields.
* Added 'check for updates' link

12/Dec/2011 1.0.4363.30930
* Added support for "bundle on email" sends
* Added support for HTML templates
* Fixed internationalization bug in CSV files.
* Fixed crash when doing a merge after fresh pdfMachine install.

7/Dec/2011 1.0.4358.19418
* various user interface improvements.

1/Dec/2011 1.0.4352.20204
* first public beta release