Default Profiles

A profile is required in order to scan a document with the ScanSnap. It is easy to scan a document if you use a default profile that is available in ScanSnap Home in advance.

The type of a document to be scanned, the scan settings such as the color mode, the save destination for scanned images, and the applications that you want to run to manage scanned images are specified in a profile.

You can modify the settings for the default profile or create a new profile for your own purposes for scanning documents.

ScanSnap Home ScanSnap Home

It is displayed when you click PC/Mac in the scan window.

This is a profile that is set to automatically detect a document type out of "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", and "Photos" and scan documents with the appropriate scan settings depending on each document type.

Content data records created from the documents that you scanned are displayed in the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

Quick Menu Quick Menu

It is displayed when you click PC/Mac in the scan window.

This is a profile that is configured so that you can select an application according to your intended use for the scanned image, in the Quick Menu which is displayed after documents are scanned.

For details about the Quick Menu, refer to Quick Menu for Selecting an Application to Perform a Particular Action.

Magazine in PDF Magazine in PDF

This is a profile best suited for scanning books such as magazines.

Scan a book using the page turning detection, which automatically starts a scan when a page in a book is turned.

Content data records created from the magazine that you scanned are displayed in the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

Quick Menu Quick Menu

This is a profile that is configured so that you can select an application according to your intended use for the scanned image, in the Quick Menu which is displayed after documents are scanned.

For details about the Quick Menu, refer to Quick Menu for Selecting an Application to Perform a Particular Action.

Scan to Folder Scan to Folder

It is displayed when you click PC/Mac in the scan window.

This is a profile that is set to select a folder to save scanned images of documents and to specify a title for scanned images when you scan documents.

Even a folder, which is not managed in ScanSnap Home, can be specified as a save destination for scanned images.

When a folder that is managed in ScanSnap Home is specified as the save destination for scanned images, content data records created from documents that you scanned are displayed in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

Scan to Email Scan to Email

It is displayed when you click PC/Mac in the scan window.

This is a profile that is used to attach the images, created from the document that you scan, to an e-mail and send it.

When you scan a document, an e-mail program starts up and the scanned image is attached to an e-mail.

Manage Business Cards Business Cards

It is displayed when you click PC/Mac in the scan window.

This is a profile best fitted to scan business cards.

The text information printed on business cards is recognized and extracted as meta information. Meta information extracted from the business cards that you scanned can be shared with PIM (Personal Information Manager) applications such as Outlook.

Content data records created from the business cards that you scanned are displayed in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

Receipts Receipts

It is displayed when you click PC/Mac in the scan window.

This is a profile best fitted to scan receipts.

The text information printed on receipts is recognized and extracted as meta information. If you add tags used to categorize expenses in the meta information extracted from the receipts that you scanned, expenses can be managed by category.

Content data records created from the receipts that you scanned are displayed in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

Scan to Cloud Scan to Cloud

It is displayed when you click Cloud in the scan window.

This is a profile that is configured to save a scanned image in a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud, by simply scanning a document.

This can be used to automatically detect a type of image ("Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts" or "Photos") created from a document that you scan, and sort and save the scanned images to a cloud service that you specified for each document type.

Content data records created from the documents that you scanned are stored for two weeks on the ScanSnap Cloud server and displayed in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

For regions where ScanSnap Cloud can be used, refer to here.