PaperScan Version 4 is Now Available for the Home and Pro Editions – Check what’s new!


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ORPALIS announces the release of PaperScan, an universal image acquisition tool allowing users to handle scanned images with unparalleled ease of use.

PaperScan allows control of any scanner (TWAIN or WIA) including network scanners, cameras or acquisition cards via one simple click : all capabilities are automatically handled and negotiated by PaperScan.

Batch scanning and flatbed or document feeder scanning are supported.

After scanning or importing an already scanned document (image and/or PDF files), PaperScan allows arranging them in any imaginable single-page/multi-page configuration, then perform a wide range of image adjustments/enhacements such as: autodeskew, punch holes removal, borders removal, blank pages detection and removal, angle rotation, convert to black and white or greyscale or colour, colour adjustement (brightness, contrast, saturation, gamma), apply filters to smooth, stretch contrast or median the image, apply bitonal filters to remove isolated dots or to dilate/erode characters, apply contour, sepia or scanline effects,  erase a specific area and so on.
Naturally, the basic features are also included : image printing, image quality selection, area selection/ crop selected area, image resize, information about image's resolution, size and colour mode.
PaperScan allows saving in various file formats : PDF, PDF/A , PDF-OCR, JBIG2, TIFF, PNG, JPEG, with post-naming options, in either single-page or multi-page formats (if allowed by filetype).

Like all ORPALIS products, PaperScan runs on any Windows operating systems starting with Windows 2000.
Both 32-bit and 64-bit drivers are supported.

PaperScan is released under 2 versions : a Free Edition (some features are limited) and a Pro Edition (commercial, fully featured).
The Pro Edition is provided with a 30 days trial period, respecting the valued "try before you buy" philosophy at ORPALIS.

PaperScan release marks the beginning of a new line of products meant to provide end-users with a suite of easy to use tools adressing the different needs in document management domain.


ORPALIS is creator, developer and owner of the comprehensive document imaging toolkit series released under the brand "GdPicture", which is now a worldwide known and respected leader in imaging technologies. More than 12,000 developers, based in over 70 countries, include GdPicture components in their applications.

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