Append custom PDF descriptions

To label your PDF files to some extent becomes necessary, it is a kind of property or belonging. If you want to share your PDF files , you will append custom PDF descriptions with the help of a tool, which makes appending custom PDF descriptions swiftly and briefly. Do not search all around, Advanced PDF Tools Command Line is your best choice. You just input command line, a user interface that is navigated by typing commands at prompts, the MS-DOS will execute your command to append custom PDF descriptions. Go for experiencing!

Step one. You can freely download Advanced PDF Tools through

do remember extracting it after download is completed, for it is zipped package.

Step two. Launch the  MS-DOS command prompt window, because the command line is bound to run under MS-DOS environment, launching MS-DOS command prompt window is essential and crucial, here goes the procedure

press  “start”>choose “Run”>input “cmd”>press “ok”

press  “start”>

choose “Run"

run dialog

so you will see the  MS-DOS command prompt window propping up

command prompt

Step three. Input command line to append custom PDF descriptions, it goes

pdftools.exe -i “C:\input.pdf” -o “C:\output.pdf” –y “key1=value1, key2=value2″   


  • option -i is to specify a PDF file name or a directory for input
  • option -o to specify the PDF file name for output
  • –y to append custom PDF descriptions to an existing PDF file and overwrite original custom properties

key and value  are closely related, to the effect, the key is a name and the value will give the detailed full name, such as, Name=VeryPDF. Both key and value can be replaced or added according to your needs, for example,

pdftools -i “C:\input.pdf” -o “C:\output.pdf” –y  “Support, Name=LWsoftware”  

when your input is over, press “enter” key, you are allowed to see

details command line  in display

Step four. Open the file to check if the custom PDF descriptions have been appended, screenshot again

result pic

this picture clearly shows you are successful in appending custom PDF descriptions using command line , for Support and Name=LWsoftware appeared in custom property.

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