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We have created thousands of PDF files that are printed as a label on a special label printer. Printing these labels is ok, but some of the label paper are quarter turned and the PDF are printed incorrectly. There is a possibility to rotate the page before printing. But is it possible to rotate a PDF file and save it again as a PDF file? And there are thousands of PDF files, is it also possible to do this is a batch program?

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You mean rotating all the pages 90 degrees? –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar May 28 '10 at 11:32
    
Yes, I mean to rotate them 90 degrees. –  Rogier May 28 '10 at 11:36
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PDFill PDF Editor and RotatePDF.net will allow you to (permanently) rotate PDFs.

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PFDFill PDF Editor is the solution for us! Thanks –  Rogier May 28 '10 at 14:17
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What OS? In Mac OS, the Preview app lets you modify PDFs in lots of ways including page rotation, and save save the modified file.

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If you have Adobe Acrobat Professional, you can rotate all pages of a PDF document from Document > Pages > Rotate. In order to "batch rotate" the PDFs, go to Advanced > Batch Processing and create a new sequence.

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On Linux/Unix you can use pdfrecycle

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I tend to use open source tools for that: either PDF Split and Merge, which is generally more robust: http://www.pdfsam.org or PDF architect, whic has a nicer, though less stable GUI: http://www.pdfforge.org

However, take care about all the tickboxes in installers - they tend to include various browser addons you probably do not need.

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