PaperScan Free Edition

PaperScan Free Edition 1.5.5

Scan your documents with PaperScan Free Edition

PaperScan Free Edition is a universal scanner utility that works with a wide range of different scanners. You can use this software to scan a document edit it and save it as one of a number of different file types. The software also includes optical character recognition (OCR) which lets you scan a document and convert it not into an image but an editable document. Unlike most scanner software this tool isn't limited to just one make you can use it with any compatible device. View full description

PROS

  • Supports wide range of scanners
  • OCR feature
  • Useful editing tools

CONS

  • Limited features compared to paid versions

PaperScan Free Edition is a universal scanner utility that works with a wide range of different scanners. You can use this software to scan a document edit it and save it as one of a number of different file types. The software also includes optical character recognition (OCR) which lets you scan a document and convert it not into an image but an editable document. Unlike most scanner software this tool isn't limited to just one make you can use it with any compatible device.

Scanning simply

PaperScan Free Edition is particularly useful if you happen to have an older printer and can no longer find software for it or if your printer's bundled software isn't easy to use -- hardly a rare occurrence. For a simple piece of software it's very feature-rich: you can scan documents in batches crop and edit them save them as encrypted PDFs and more. You can even use the software to simply manage images you didn't scan yourself. More features are available in the more expensive Home and Pro editions of this software.

A good starting software package

Although not as powerful as its paid counterparts PaperScan Free Edition is a very useful scanner utility for those of us who don't like our scanner software have older scanners or want to manage multiple scanners with the same tool.

PaperScan is a universal scanning software.

PaperScan allows you to control any scanner (TWAIN or WIA), including network scanners, camera or acquisition cards by automatic handling and negotiating all devices features. It provides flatbed and document feeder support.And a lot of image enhancement/adjustment functionalities. You can save your work in various file formats, including PDF, TIFF, JPEG, PNG and even JBIG2 !

Unlike most scanning softwares which are developed for one type of scanner or one protocol (TWAIN or WIA), PaperScan works with virtually any kind of image acquisition device.

PaperScan Free Edition is a scanning tool for the budget-minded family. Its intuitive interface makes its use an easy task for anyone.

PaperScan Free Edition

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PaperScan Free Edition 1.5.5

User reviews about PaperScan Free Edition

  • dennisscheiding

    by dennisscheiding

    "Good software for being a free version."

    I have used it and it works great.. The only thing is in the free version if you have more than one sheet to copy, it co... More.

    reviewed on July 16, 2015