System Requirements

The ScanSnap has the following system requirements.

For the latest information, refer to here.

Operating system

Windows 11

Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit) (*1) (*2)

Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit) (*3)

Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) (*4)

CPU

Intel® or Intel®-compatible processor

Display resolution (*5)

1024 × 768 pixels or higher

Disk space

Free space required to install the software related to the ScanSnap is as follows: (*6)

  • ScanSnap Home: 3.8 GB (*7)

  • ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap: 710 MB (*8)

  • OCR Pack (*9)

USB port

USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.1/USB 3.0/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 1/USB 3.0/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

USB 3.0 (*10)/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

*1:

The software bundled with the ScanSnap operates in desktop mode.

*2:

ScanSnap Home cannot be used on Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB.

*3:

The software bundled with the ScanSnap operates as a desktop application.

*4:

Service Pack 1 or later is required.

*5:

When the font size is large, some screens may not be displayed correctly.

In such a case, use a smaller font size.

*6:

To save images created from the documents that you scanned, more free space is required.

When 50 sheets of A4 size double-sided documents printed in color are scanned, the estimated file size of images is approximately 40 MB.

*7:

.NET Framework 4.8 or later must be installed. If .NET Framework 4.8 or later is not installed, a notification to install the software will appear when installing ScanSnap Home. Up to 4.5 GB of additional disk space is required for the installation.

*8:

ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap 5.5 or later is supported.

*9:

By installing the OCR Pack, you can add extra languages to recognize text.

For the amount of free space required to install the OCR Pack, refer to OCR Pack (Windows).

*10:

When the ScanSnap is connected to a USB 3.0 port, the ScanSnap may not be recognized by some computers.

For the latest information, refer to here.

When the ScanSnap is connected to a USB 3.0 port, the port operates as a USB 2.0 port.

ATTENTION
  • If the system requirements above are not satisfied, the ScanSnap may not operate.

  • If a USB port on the keyboard or on the monitor is in use, the ScanSnap may not operate.

  • When using a commercially available USB hub, use a type that is powered from an electrical power supply (and that comes with an adapter).

  • Scanning speed decreases when you use the ScanSnap in the following environments:

    • The computer's CPU performance is low, or the memory is insufficient.

    • The version of the USB port or the USB hub is USB 1.1.

    • There is not enough disk space on the computer.

    • Multiple wireless access points are available or multiple devices that can establish a connection via Wi-Fi are available.

    • The network connection is unstable.

  • The actual disk space used for the installation of the software and the disk space required for the installation may be different because of the disk management in your Windows system.

  • To scan a document, a disk space that is approximately three times larger than the size of the file to be saved is required.

Operating system (*1)

macOS Monterey 12

macOS Big Sur 11

macOS Catalina 10.15

macOS Mojave 10.14

CPU

Intel® or Apple M1/M2 processor

Display resolution

1024 × 768 pixels or higher

Disk space

Free space required to install the software related to the ScanSnap is as follows: (*2)

  • ScanSnap Home: 2.0 GB

  • ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap: 980 MB (*3)

USB port

USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.1/USB 3.0/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 1/USB 3.0/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

USB 3.0 (*4)/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

USB 3.0 (*4)/USB 2.0/USB 1.1

*1:

Updating Mac OS to the latest version is recommended.

*2:

To save images created from the documents that you scanned, more free space is required.

When 50 sheets of A4 size double-sided documents printed in color are scanned, the estimated file size of images is approximately 40 MB.

*3:

ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap 5.5 or later is supported.

*4:

When the ScanSnap is connected to a USB 3.0 port, the ScanSnap may not be recognized by some computers.

For the latest information, refer to here.

When the ScanSnap is connected to a USB 3.0 port, the port operates as a USB 2.0 port.

ATTENTION
  • If the system requirements above are not satisfied, the ScanSnap may not operate.

  • If a USB port on the keyboard or on the monitor is in use, the ScanSnap may not operate.

  • When using a commercially available USB hub, use a type that is powered from an electrical power supply (and that comes with an adapter).

  • Scanning speed decreases when you use the ScanSnap in the following environments:

    • The computer's CPU performance is low, or the memory is insufficient.

    • The version of the USB port or the USB hub is USB 1.1.

    • There is not enough disk space on the computer.

    • Multiple wireless access points are available or multiple devices that can establish a connection via Wi-Fi are available.

    • The network connection is unstable.

  • To scan a document, a disk space that is approximately three times larger than the size of the file to be saved is required.