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History

Version History

On this page you will find the PaperScan history of changes.
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Version 3.0.0.96 (December 15th 2019)

  • Improved OCR engine.
  • Several minor enhancements.

Version 3.0.0.94 (November 28th 2019)

  • Improved OCR engine accuracy and speed.
  • Improved MRC engine.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.93 (October 24th 2019)

  • Fixed compatibility issues with some buggy TWAIN drivers.
  • Improvd OCR engine
  • Improved MRC compression rate and quality.

Version 3.0.0.92 (September 29th 2019)

  • Improved OCR engine.
  • Improved hyper-compression (MRC) engine.
  • Improved user interface.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.90 (August 27th 2019)

  • General application performance improvements.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.88 (July 15th 2019)

  • Improved MRC engine accuracy and speed.
  • Improved OCR engine accuracy and speed.
  • Improved global performances.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.87 (June 22nd 2019)

  • Improved MRC engine accuracy and speed.
  • Improved global performances.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.85 (June 05th 2019)

  • Improved global performances.
  • Dramatically improved the MRC engine.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.84 (April 24th 2019)

  • Improved global performances.
  • Dramatically improved the MRC engine.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.82 (March 30th 2019)

  • Improved MRC engine.
  • Improved generated PDF compression.
  • Batterty of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.81 (March 23rd 2019)

  • Improved OCR engine.
  • Improved MRC engine.
  • Improved user interface speed.
  • Improved support with large images.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.80 (March 05th 2019)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Improved MRC engine.

Version 3.0.0.78 (February 17th 2019)

  • Dramatically improved the built-in MRC engine.
  • Improved rendering & processing speed.
  • Improved PDF generation.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.77 (January 07th 2019)

  • Improved compression rate of produced documents.
  • Improved the MRC engine.
  • General UI improvements.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.76 (December 17th 2018)

  • Dramatically improved MRC engine.
  • Improved compression rate of produced documents.
  • Added support for DOCX document creation.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.75 (November 21st 2018)

  • Improved MRC engine.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.74 (November 18th 2018)

  • Improved UI speed.
  • Improved MRC compression.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.73 (November 11th 2018)

  • Improved MRC compression.
  • Added support for very large PDF creation (more than 2GB).
  • Improved OCR accuracy and speed.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.72 (October 28th 2018)

  • Improved dramatically the MRC engine.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Improved OCR engine.
  • Improved global performances.

Version 3.0.0.71 (October 04th 2018)

  • Dramatically improved the PDF/MRC generator.
  • Added options to select paper size.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.70 (September 11th 2018)

  • Improved MRC compression.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.69 (July 25th 2018)

  • Improved user interface navigation with the keyboard.
  • Improved MRC engine.
  • Improved color detection engine.
  • Improved OCR accuracy.
  • Improved document imaging filters.
  • Improved stability with large images.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.68 (May 29th 2018)

  • Improved black borders removal filter
  • A battery of minor bug fixes

Version 3.0.0.67 (May 29th 2018)

  • Improved black borders removal filter.
  • Improved punch holes removal filter.
  • Improved blank pages detection engine.
  • Improved OCR engine.
  • Improved MRC engine.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.66 (May 22nd 2018)

  • Dramatically improved black borders removal filter.
  • Improved punch holes removal filter.
  • Improved blank pages detection engine.
  • Improved PDF import quality.
  • Improved OCR quality.
  • Improved MRC engine to produce smaller files size.
  • Added option to favor accuracy vs speed for the PDF/OCR engine.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.65 (April 27th 2018)

  • Improved punch holes removal filter speed.
  • Support for new PDF scheme creation: Added new PDF conformance levels and versions as output format : PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, PDF/A-2a, PDF/A-2b, PDF/A-2u, PDF/A-3a, PDF/A-3b, PDF/A-3u.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.64 (April 19th 2018)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Dramatically improved the punch holes removal filter.

Version 3.0.0.63 (April 12th 2018)

  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.62 (March 29th 2018)

  • Processing can now be applied to every selected page
  • Annotation presets can now be added to several pages at once
  • The improved color detection engine
  • A battery of minor bug fixes

Version 3.0.0.61 (March 16th 2018)

  • General performance improvements.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.*

Version 3.0.0.60 (March 1st 2018)

  • Improved blank page detection engine.
  • Improved PDF import engine.
  • A battery of speed improvements.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.57 (January 23rd 2018)

  • Various improvements in UI and filters.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.
  • PaperScan is now available in 30 languages.

Version 3.0.0.56 (January 9th 2018)

  • Improved black borders detection accuracy.
  • Improved automatic page orientation detection.
  • Improved blank pages detection engine.
  • Improved auto-deskew engine.
  • Improved document saving with page separation.
  • Improved UI on an operating system using display scale.
  • Improved PDF import engine.
  • Improved OCR engine speed and accuracy.
  • A battery of updates to improve global performance (speed and memory usage).

Version 3.0.0.55 (December 14th 2017)

  • Improved black borders detection accuracy.
  • Improved OCR engine.
  • Improved PDF import support.
  • Improved blank pages detection engine.

Version 3.0.0.54 (November 22nd 2017)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Improved overall speed.
  • Improved the blank page detection engine.
  • Improved the auto-deskew filter.
  • Improved the margins detection engine.

Version 3.0.0.52 (October 27th 2017)

  • Improved compatibility with TWAIN drivers of modern Canon devices.
  • Improved Auto deskew algorithm.
  • Added support for black margins removal from color and grayscale images.
  • Improved the PDF rasterizer engine.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.51 (October 18th 2017)

  • Improved auto-deskew filter.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.50 (October 3rd 2017)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Improved document imaging filters.
  • Improved PDF generation speed.
  • Improved OCR accuracy.
  • Improved support for devices using memory transfer mode.

Version 3.0.0.48 (July 28th 2017)

  • Improved auto deskew filter.
  • Improved blank page detection filter.
  • Improved automatic color detection accuracy.
  • Improved OCR speed.
  • Improved UI speed.
  • The hole punch removal filter can now be applied to grayscale and color images.
  • A battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.47 (May 22nd 2017)

  • Improved blank page detection filter.
  • Improved image rendering.
  • Improved PDF rasterizer.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.45 (April 18th 2017)

  • Dramatically improved the blank page detection mechanish.
  • Improved TWAIN memory transfer speed.
  • Improved document import speed, quality and compatibility with complex documents.
  • Improved user interface speed.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.42 (April 11th 2017)

  • Improved autodeskew filter.
  • Improved OCR engine accuracy.
  • Improved support for high definition document scanning (1200 DPI).
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.35 (March 2nd 2017)

  • Improved TWAIN acquisition speed.
  • Settings dialog enhancement to fit every screen resolutions.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.34 (February 21st 2017)

  • Improved acquisition speed for high volume scanners.
  • Improved image rendering speed.
  • Improved JPEG-2000 file loading speed.
  • Improved PNG file generation speed.
  • Improved PDF importing engine (quality and speed).
  • PDF-OCR: improved generation speed.
  • Improved user interface behaviour.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.33 (December 22nd 2016)

  • Added option to favor memory transfer mode.
  • Improved speed of the viewer.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.32 (December 7th 2016)

  • Fixed a Windows Vista related issue.

Version 3.0.0.31 (November 28th 2016)

  • Fixed a Windows XP related issue.

Version 3.0.0.30 (November 21st 2016)

  • Improved autodeskew accuracy.
  • Improved application behavior when the WIA service is not available.
  • Improved quality of imported PDF pages.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.29 (October 12th 2016)

  • Improved automatic updates.
  • Improved document imaging filters quality and speed.
  • Improved compatibility with some buggy drivers.
  • Improved the PDF import engine.
  • Improved the OCR engine speed and accuracy.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.19 (May 23rd 2016)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.18 (May 18th 2016)

  • Improved format handling.
  • Improved page orientation detection accuracy.
  • Fixed a bug with the "Keep source open after scan process" feature. This option is also disabled by default.
  • New feature in the scanning dialog box: "Show device user interface before scanning".
  • Improved OCR accuracy and speed.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.13 (March 16th 2016)

  • This version is now based on the latest GdPicture.NET 12 core technology.
  • Improved page orientation detection accuracy.
  • Improved blank page detection accuracy.
  • Improved color detection accuracy and quality of produced documents.
  • Improved user interface speed and memory usage.
  • PDF-OCR generated are now using TrueType font.
  • Dramatically improved document import & generation speed, especially for jpeg images.
  • Fixed some PDF rendering issues.
  • More than 50 bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.12 (December 28th 2015)

  • Improved document import speed.
  • Fixed some PDF rendering issues.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.11 (October 06th 2015)

  • Several minor UI enhancements.
  • Improved AutoDeskew.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 3.0.0.8 (August 17th 2015)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Several typos and translation fixes.
  • New version update mechanism.
  • Uninstallation before update is not required anymore.

Version 3.0.0.4 (July 16th 2015)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Improved file saving mechanism.
  • Improved memory usage.

Version 3.0.0.0 (June 26th 2015 - Major Release)

  • New User Interface with many bug fixes and better performance.
  • New Settings panel.
  • More than 20 new filters and effects.
  • New despeckle filter in batch acquisition/import filters.
  • Improvement of all document imaging filters such as Auto - deskew, punch holes removal...
  • Improvement of the automatic colour detection engine.
  • Support for automatic image orientation added.
  • Replacement of autocrop by automatic black borders removal in batch acquisition/import filters.
  • ICM support for image import.
  • Support for 60+ OCR languages added.
  • Support for SVG, EMF and WMF file format added.
  • New advanced printing dialog to specify alignment, adjustment, orientation...
  • New profile manager to create, remove and switch configuration settings.
  • Support for custom keyboard shortcuts management added.
  • Pre-set annotations support with a featured designer.
  • New polygon ruler annotation.
  • New preview feature in scanning wizard.
  • Improved support for camera devices.
  • Improved support for large bitmap handling.

Version 2.0.0.28 (June 20th 2014)

  • Improved separator sheets handling.
  • Improved PDF import quality.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.21 (May 22nd 2014)

  • Improved separator sheets handling.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.20 (May 14th 2014)

  • Improved document loading speed.
  • Improved Auto-Deskew filter.

Version 2.0.0.19 (May 02nd 2014)

  • Improved document loading speed.
  • PDF import quality improvement.
  • Fixed a critical issue when using separator sheets to produce PDF-OCR documents.

Version 2.0.0.17 (March 05th 2014)

  • Improved Windows XP support based on old hardware architectures.
  • PDF import quality improvement.

Version 2.0.0.16 (February 25th 2014)

  • Some bug fixes.
  • Speed improvement.
  • PDF import quality improvement.

Version 2.0.0.13 (December 24th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.
  • Added feature to define bitmap compression scheme in PDF. See Saving Options pannel.
  • Merry Christmas!

Version 2.0.0.10 (December 17th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.
  • TWAIN Data Source Manager updated to the 2.3.0 version.
  • Improved PDF importing support.

Version 2.0.0.8 (November 13th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.
  • Added option to automatically open saved documents.
  • Improved PDF importing support.

Version 2.0.0.6 (October 30th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.
  • Added support for DICOM format (import).
  • Generated TIFF image files are now compatible with some legacy viewers.
  • Improved speed of the document viewer.
  • Memory usage decreased in some cases.

Version 2.0.0.5 (September 30th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.4 (September 28th 2013)

  • Improved JPEG 2000 file saving options and output quality.
  • Added option to handle produced files attributes (Options / Saving Options / Output Files Attributes).
  • Improved custom page size support and added option to handle the automatic page size capability of TWAIN devices.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes and various speed improvements.

Version 2.0.0.3 (September 21st 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.2 (September 17th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.1 (September 09th 2013)

  • Some bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0.0 (September 03rd 2013 - First Major Release!)

  • Support for scanning with separator sheets.
  • Tiff file saving is dramatically faster.
  • Improved speed of all document imaging filters.
  • Added option to show / hide the viewer toolbar.
  • Added annotation toolbar.
  • Improved persistent settings behaviour.
  • Added WEBP image format saving.
  • Added option to Crop Selected Area In a New Page.
  • Added option to save PDF with Fast Web View mode enabled.
  • Some UI improvements and fixes.

Version 1.8.0.8 (May 23rd 2013)

  • Fixed some TWAIN acquisition issues.
  • Fixed license registration problem.
  • The package has been updated with the latest available Data Source manager (TWAINDSM.DLL).
  • GdPicture.NET 9.4.9 is now used.

Version 1.8.0.6 (April 30th 2013)

  • Fixed some TWAIN acquisition issues.
  • Some speed improvements.

Version 1.8.0.5 (April 12th 2013)

  • Fixed some TWAIN acquisition issues on Windows 8.
  • Some speed improvements.

Version 1.8.0.4 (March 16th 2013)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Some speed improvements.

Version 1.8.0.3 (March 05th 2013)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Some speed improvements.
  • Better support with some non TWAIN compliant device driver.

Version 1.8.0.1 (December 07th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Better support for high resolution document acquisitions.

Version 1.8.0.0 (November 12th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Updates notifications support.
  • New option to suppress warning and notification dialogs.
  • New option to convert color bitmap to 1-bit monochrome bitmap using a dithering algorithm.
  • Bunch of new annotations support: Free Hand Highlighter, Text, Image, Ellipse, Rectangle, Line, Connected Lines, Free Hand Pen, Ruler, Polygon, Free Hand Polygon.
  • Quick scan mode feature: start a scan process by CTRL+Q, without getting the acquisition wizard.

Version 1.7.0.2 (October 5th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Some speed improvements.
  • Improvement of the AutoDeskew filter.

Version 1.7.0.0 (September 21th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Some speed improvements.
  • Added option to save a specific number of pages per file.

Version 1.6.0.1 (July 31th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Speed improvement of the main UI.

Version 1.6.0.0 (July 09th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Better compatibility with some old TWAIN drivers.
  • Color detection feature is now stable and can be used in production. (hot)
  • Batch document processing filters can now be applied during image import.
  • Fixed some productivity issues during high volume scanning.

Version 1.5.5.3 (June 26th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Introducing automatic color detection in the batch filters (Beta).

Version 1.5.5.1 (June 06th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Added an option to switch to TWAIN 1.9 DSM

Version 1.5.5.0 (May 24th 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Updated TWAIN Data Source Manager to version 2.2.
  • Speed improvement and lower memory usage.
  • Added option to disable TWAIN cap. detection (Options / Extras... / Disable Capability Detection).
  • Improved quality and speed of PDF pages import.
  • Improved quality of 8-bit colour image convertion.
  • Improved speed of the auto-deskew engine.
  • Improved speed & design of the thumbnail pannel.
  • Fixed unicode issue in PDF metadata.

Version 1.5.0.0 (April 02st 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Added confirmation message before deleting a page.
  • Changed the resolution choices to deliver standard resolutions with some devices.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Fixed a memory leak with the PDF import.
  • Contextual menu can be displayed on the current page to remove it or to save it quickly.
  • Added option to configure PDF import resolution.
  • Changed the behavior when user is prompted to clean the list after a saving operation. Now suggested deletion is only saved pages and not all pages.
  • Files can be imported from Windows Explorer to Paperscan by drag & drop operation.
  • Added an option to automatically add the date in a predefined format in each saved file name.

Version 1.4.0.8 (March 12st 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Problem with WIA acquisition from document on some scanners fixed.
  • Added an option to select the TWAIN Data Source Manager version (see Options / Extras...).

Version 1.4.0.7 (March 07st 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 1.4.0.6 (February 27st 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Added support for 8bpp color space management.
  • Multipage preference (for saving purpose) is now persistent.
  • Drop down menu in the toobar allowing to remove checked pages or all pages.
  • Memory usage optimization and speed improvement.

Version 1.4.0.5 (January 31st 2012)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Annotations are displayed in real time in the thumbnails pannel.

Version 1.4.0.4 (January 12st 2012)

  • Happy New Year!
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • General speed improvement.
  • Better support for CMYK JPEG-2000 images.
  • Image layout support for TWAIN.
  • Image layout & preferred file extension (for saving) are now persistent.

Version 1.4.0.3 (December 29st 2011)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • General speed improvement.

Version 1.4.0.2 (December 13st 2011)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • New hidden button "Debug" for support purpose (Ctrl+d for activation).
  • Speed improvement of the document imaging filters.

Version 1.4.0.1 (November 19st 2011)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • New button "Reset" in saving option to clear latest PDF Metadata.
  • Speed improvement.

Version 1.4.0.0 (November 11st 2011)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Speed improvement.
  • Added annotation support: stamp, sticky-note, highlighter, arrows (* For PRO version only.)
  • Improvement of the PDF Import engine.
  • Added support for page layout configuration for WIA scanning.
  • PaperScan now displays file source in the title bar.
  • Added option to display progress bar during scanning operation.
  • New Magnifier tool.

Version 1.3.6.3 (November 02nd 2011)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.
  • Critical bug fix with OCR engine (error 801).

Version 1.3.6 (October 03rd 2011)

  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 1.3.5 (Septembre 28th 2011)

  • Added support for JPEG 2000 format saving.
  • Autoscroll feature in the Thumbnail pannel.
  • Added support to define PDF author, title, keywords and subject.
  • Better Autodeskew.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 1.3.0 (Septembre 06th 2011)

  • Speed improvement of the thumbnail generation.
  • Added support for page multi selection.
  • Added support for page reordering with drag & drop.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 1.2.0 (July 14th 2011)

  • Better AutoDeskew & AutoCrop engine.
  • Improvement of the OCR engine, better speed and better accuracy.
  • Added support for encrypted PDF (read & write).
  • New set of options to control output JPEG image quality & progressive encoding mode.
  • New options to control PDF output encryption.
  • User interface options are now persistent. For example, the application will remember all options selected for batch image processing and scanner configuration.
  • Battery of minor bug fixes.

Version 1.1.2 (May 02nd 2011)

  • Important WIA bug fix.
  • Rotation bug fix.

Version 1.1.1 (May 01st 2011)

  • Minor bug fixes.
  • Improved compatibility with some WIA drivers.

Version 1.1.0 (Mar. 02nd 2011)

  • Minor bug fixes.
  • Improved compatibility with some odd TWAIN drivers.
  • Speed improvement of the document import feature.
  • New set of features to select multiple pages in the thumbnail view.

Version 1.0.2 (Jan.23th 2011)

  • Minor bug fixes.
  • New feature Edit / Erase Selected Area.

Version 1.0.0 (Jan.17th 2011)

  • First release.