Software for the ScanSnap

This section explains the functions of each software and how to install it. Use the software to specify the scan settings to scan documents with the ScanSnap, or to manage, search, edit, and utilize content data records created from documents that you scanned.

Windows

ScanSnap Home

This scanner driver is required to scan documents with the ScanSnap. Also, this is a desktop application for editing, managing, and utilizing content data records more efficiently. Scanned images can be saved as PDF or JPEG files to a computer.

Also, files other than the images created by scanning documents with the ScanSnap can be imported into ScanSnap Home as the content data records.

Download ScanSnap Home from here, and then install it.

ScanSnap Online Update

This is an application that checks the latest updates and available software programs on the download server, and installs them.

Checking the latest updates and checking available software programs are performed automatically and regularly on the download server and a notification appears if they are available.

ScanSnap Online Update is installed together with ScanSnap Home.

ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap

This application can perform text recognition on the scanned images using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to convert the image data into Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files that can be edited.

Install ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap from ScanSnap Online Update after ScanSnap Home is installed.

Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home and select [Help] [Online update (check for updates)] in the menu to run ScanSnap Online Update.

OCR Pack

The OCR Pack is a set of languages that can be used to recognize text. By installing the OCR Pack, you can add extra languages to recognize text.

For the languages included in the OCR Pack, refer to OCR Pack (Windows).

Kofax Power PDF Standard or Nuance Power PDF Standard

This is an application for creating, editing, managing, and utilizing PDF format electronic documents.

To install Kofax Power PDF Standard or Nuance Power PDF Standard, access the URL that is printed in the license certificate supplied with the ScanSnap and download the installer from the website.

For details about how to install the software, refer to here.

For the operation procedure, refer to the help of the application.

Mac OS

ScanSnap Home

This scanner driver is required to scan documents with the ScanSnap. Also, this is a desktop application for editing, managing, and utilizing content data records more efficiently. Scanned images can be saved as PDF or JPEG files to a computer.

Also, files other than the images created by scanning documents with the ScanSnap can be imported into ScanSnap Home as the content data records.

Download ScanSnap Home from here, and then install it.

ScanSnap Online Update

This is an application that checks the latest updates and available software programs on the download server, and installs them.

Checking the latest updates and checking available software programs are performed automatically and regularly on the download server and a notification appears if they are available.

ScanSnap Online Update is installed together with ScanSnap Home.

ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap

This application can perform text recognition on the scanned images using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to convert the image data into Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files that can be edited.

Install ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap from ScanSnap Online Update after ScanSnap Home is installed.

Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home and select [Help] [Online update (check for updates)] on the menu bar to run ScanSnap Online Update.

Kofax Power PDF Standard for Mac or Nuance Power PDF Standard for Mac

This is an application for creating, editing, managing, and utilizing PDF format electronic documents.

To install Kofax Power PDF Standard for Mac or Nuance Power PDF Standard for Mac, access the URL that is printed in the license certificate supplied with the ScanSnap and download the installer from the website.

For details about how to install the software, refer to here.

For the operation procedure, refer to the help of the application.