Use pdftk to edit pdf files

pdftk is a useful free utility for editing pdf files.

Split a pdf file to individual pages (generates: page01.pdf, page02.pdf, etc.)
pdftk original.pdf burst output page%02d.pdf

Split a pdf file to two parts:
pdftk original.pdf cat 1-3 output threeFirstPages.pdf
pdftk original.pdf cat 4-end output rest.pdf

Merge multiple pdf files to one:
pdftk first.pdf second.pdf third.pdf cat output 123.pdf

Many more examples can be found on pdflabs examples page.

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