PaperPort, commercial scanning software published by Nuance Communications, is designed to help users to organize digital documents and files. As a document management system, it is especially useful for working documents that have already been scanned. ScansoftPaperPort supports the stacking and unstacking of pages in documents, allowing users to break documents up into individual pages and to reassemble them into new PDF files. It also supports stacking and unstacking the document pages and also provides image editing tools for these files.
Scansoft Paperport is a powerful and handy tool that allows you to easily convert your paper documents into digital format and efficiently organize your information. When you use the program for the first time, it automatically finds all supported applications such as Microsoft Office or e-mail programs, so you can drag and drop any document to the application’s associated button in PaperPort. It also has improved scanning features, such as: multi-page and dual sided scanning. By default, the program installs ‘My paperport’ Documents folder and subfolders in ‘My Documents’ folder and these ones cannot be deleted or moved. Moreover, the program supports batch processing, so you can do several quick operations at a time. After scanning your documents, you can access the page view window where you can view, touch-up, rotate, straighten, remove stray dots and erase portions from them. With photos you can crop, brighten, remove red eye and perform other simple editing and enhancing tasks. Even if you do not have a scanner, you will probably find dozens of ways to organize and manage your data files with PaperPort.
To scan your document into ScanSoftPaperPort follow the steps below:
A. Place your document on the flatbed scanner glass or the ADF(Automatic Document Feeder) (only for machines which have the ADF).
B. Start the ScanSoftPaperPort software that was installed during the MFL-Pro Suite installation to scan a document.
C. Click File, then Scan or Get Photo. You can also click the Scan or Get Photo button.The Scan or Get Photo panel appears on the left side of the screen.
D. Click Select button.Check the Display scanner dialog box on the Scan or Get Photo panel.Click Scan.The Scanner Setup dialog box appears.
E. Adjust the following settings, if needed, in the Scanner Setup dialog box:Scan(Image Type), Resolution, Scan Type, Brightness, Contrast and Document Size.
Scansoft Paperport enhances the capabilities of your scanner or all-in-one device to quickly transform paper — mail, photos, legal paperwork, tax information, forms, bills, receipts warranties, and other important documents — into high-quality, searchable PDF files with the click of a button. It even puts all the PDF files on your desktop in clearly marked, color-coded folders, so information is always at your fingertips. ScansoftPaperportis a popular scanning and document management software application designed for home office use. Comprising of easy-to-use combination of traditional file cabinet and digital document desktop, it enables you to scan, organize, find, and share all of your documents and photos from your PC.