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ScanSnap Home for Windows Update History

Updates such as adding new functions, improving usability and correcting issues will be regularly made to ScanSnap Home for Windows and newer version will be released continuously.
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2020

July 15  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.8.1 Released

Modifications from 1.8.0 to 1.8.1

Corrected issue

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
June 25  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.8.0 Released

Modifications from 1.7.0 to 1.8.0

New feature

  • A modification has been made which enables users to install ScanSnap Home and ScanSnap Manager on the same computer by using the installer for each software. Scanned images that are created with ScanSnap Manager can be saved and managed in ScanSnap Home. (License activation for the scanner which supports ScanSnap Home is required in order to use ScanSnap Home.)

Improvements

  • Modifications have been made to the procedure for configuring the initial settings for the ScanSnap and the procedure for establishing a connection between the ScanSnap and ScanSnap Home, which enable users to set up the ScanSnap easily. It is also possible for users to configure the Wi-Fi settings for ScanSnap iX1500 after the initial settings configuration is complete. You can do this by clicking [Wireless setup] that is in the [Scanner] tab under [Preferences] in ScanSnap Home.
  • A modification has been made which enables users to start performing a scan quickly by syncing the profile that is selected on a computer with the touch screen of ScanSnap iX1500 automatically.
  • A modification has been made so that the Quick Menu is displayed when a scan is performed with a ScanSnap model that is not equipped with a touch screen, such as ScanSnap iX500 or ScanSnap iX100, right after the scanner is set up, by setting [Quick Menu] as the default profile to be selected right after the setup is complete.
  • A modification has been made which enables users to view a content data record quickly after a scan is performed, by improving the starting performance of ScanSnap Home.
  • A modification has been made which enables users to view a content data record quickly after a scan is performed, by speeding up the time it takes to display the content data record since the content data record is saved in ScanSnap Home.
  • A modification has been made so that the Quick Menu can visually be displayed better even when it is displayed in a high-resolution screen.
  • The interval for users to be notified when new firmware becomes available has been changed from 24 hours to one week.
  • A modification has been made so that the time it takes for a scanned image to be saved in a PDF file format is shortened, by improving the partial time-consuming process during the entire saving process.

Corrected issues

  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a user connects ScanSnap iX1500 via Wi-Fi to a computer that is connected to multiple networks, taking a long time for a connection to be established.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a Wi-Fi connection is selected for ScanSnap iX1500, taking a long time for a connection to be established after the scanner is turned on.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a user closes the ScanSnap Home viewer, taking a long time for the viewer to be closed.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when text recognition is performed on a document with checkered patterns, causing the performance in progress to end abnormally.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when text recognition is performed on a date in the Japanese calendar format, which is marked with a frame in a scanned image of a receipt, converting the date to a date in the Western calendar format, which is different from the date in the Japanese calendar format, because the date is not recognized correctly.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
June 25  ScanSnap Home Download Installer 1.8.0 Released

Modifications from 1.7.0 to 1.8.0

New feature

  • A modification has been made which enables users to install ScanSnap Home and ScanSnap Manager on the same computer by using the installer for each software.
March 18  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.6.2 to 1.7.0

  • Added the Quick Menu so that scanned images can be saved to ScanSnap Home or a particular action can be performed on scanned images by using an application that is linked with ScanSnap Home, from the Quick Menu that is displayed after a scan.
  • Added the following functions for data conversion.
    - A function to display the estimated time it takes to convert data and the remaining time during data conversion
    - A function to suspend the conversion process during data conversion and a function to resume the conversion process
  • Added the function to display the scan progress window so that the progress of a scan can be checked.
  • Modified to support version 15 of the ScanSnap SDK interface.
  • Added icons that can be used for profiles.
  • Modified to show the location where a content data record is saved by starting up ScanSnap Home or File Explorer after a scan is complete so that a user can know where a scanned image is saved as a file.
  • Modified to display [Connection type] in the [Scanner] tab in the [Preferences] window so that the connection status of the scanner can be checked.
  • Modified to recognize the total amount of tax charges with multiple tax rates easily by conforming to the tax reform that was introduced in October 2019 in Japan.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a USB/Wi-Fi connection is used, taking time for the scanner to start a scan or preventing the scanner from performing a scan depending on the environment.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a Wi-Fi connection is used, preventing a connection from being established or taking time for a connection to be established if the scanner is turned off then back on.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a USB connection is used, preventing a connection from being established with the USB cable if ScanSnap Home is updated.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when a USB connection is used for ScanSnap iX1500, preventing a connection from being established via Wi-Fi if the scanner is turned on by selecting the [Scan to Cloud] profile in the scan window of ScanSnap Home.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur when the [Scan to Cloud] profile is selected in the scan window of ScanSnap Home, repeatedly displaying the window for entering a ScanSnap account and a password.
  • Fixed the problem in which the ScanSnap Cloud settings cannot be reset (an access point cannot be changed after the ScanSnap Cloud settings are configured) in ScanSnap iX500/iX100.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when ScanSnap iX500/iX100 that is connected with ScanSnap Cloud is set in ScanSnap Home, lighting up the Scan button on the scanner in purple after the setting procedure is complete.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when the cloud mode is selected for ScanSnap iX500/iX100, disabling the Scan button when the model is switched to iX1500 (connected via Wi-Fi).
  • Fixed the problem that occurs while a particular document is being scanned or text recognition is being processed, displaying a "An error occurred while processing the images. Code: -14" or "An error occurred with the recognition process. -14" message, caused by an error.
  • Fixed the problem in which the recognition results in Japanese are displayed as garbled characters in particular types of environments on an operating system that is running in Chinese.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
March 18  ScanSnap Home OCR Pack (Americas and Europe) 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.0.16,1.3.0 to 1.7.0

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
March 18  ScanSnap Home OCR Pack (Asia) 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.2.0,1.3.0 to 1.7.0

  • Modified to recognize the total amount of tax charges with multiple tax rates easily by conforming to the tax reform that was introduced in October 2019 in Japan.
  • Fixed the problem in which the recognition results in Japanese are displayed as garbled characters in particular types of environments on an operating system that is running in Chinese.
March 18  ScanSnap Home OCR Pack (Korean) 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.3.0 to 1.7.0

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
March 18  ScanSnap Home OCR Additional Pack (Arabic) 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.3.0 to 1.7.0

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
March 18  ScanSnap Home OCR Additional Pack (Asia) 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.0.16,1.3.0 to 1.7.0

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
March 18  ScanSnap Home OCR Additional Pack (Americas and Europe) 1.7.0 Released

Modifications from 1.0.16,1.3.0 to 1.7.0

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
January 30  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.6.2 Released

Modifications from 1.6.1 to 1.6.2

  • Fixed the problem that occurs after you change [Title] for a content data record and then select another content data record without saving the change, which displays the error message "Unable to process because a file of the specified content data record is not found or you do not have access rights. Check the save destination." when you try to perform an operation on the content data record for which you changed its title.
  • Fixed the problem in which the total size of log files becomes too large when you collect log information in case of an inquiry into a problem.
January 22  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.6.1 Released

Modifications from 1.6.0 to 1.6.1

  • Fixed the problem that may occur when the computer is turned off forcibly, causing the file containing information such as the settings of ScanSnap Home to be corrupted.

2019

December 19  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.6.0 Released

Modifications from 1.5.1 to 1.6.0

  • A modification has been made which enables users to perform operations such as setting an IP address more easily after the scanner settings are displayed from the taskbar.
  • Improved the performance of displaying the main window when a large number of folders are registered.
  • A modification has been made so that firmware logs can be collected via Wi-Fi in case of an inquiry into a problem.
  • Improved the description of the error message that is displayed when ScanSnap cannot be connected via a USB, making it easier for users to solve the problem.
  • Fixed the problem in which an error indicating that the port number is in use may be displayed when the ScanSnap is connected.
  • Fixed the problem that may result in the connection being in an unconnected state even though the scanner is ready to scan when a user changes to the scanner in the scan window.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur in rare cases, preventing the scanner from establishing a connection when ScanSnap iX1500 is connected via Wi-Fi.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
November 19  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.5.1 Released

Modifications from 1.5.0 to 1.5.1

  • Fixed the problem in which a phenomenon may occur, such as a case in which images cannot be opened with the viewer, thumbnails are not displayed, or document types cannot be changed, because the content data records that are saved in a network folder cannot be accessed.
November 12  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.5.0 Released

Modifications from 1.4.1 to 1.5.0

  • A new function has been added to check a scanned image with Adobe Acrobat/Power PDF straight away. Added new [Scan to Acrobat(R)] and [Scan to Power PDF] profiles to the template.
  • A new function has been added so that a document can be printed immediately after scanning. Added a new [Scan to Print] profile to the template. Added [Scan to Print] to the associated application.
  • A new [Save as] profile has been added to the template so that users can save an image with a new file name straight away.
    Added a new [Save images with new file names after scanning] checkbox to the [Add new profile] window and the [Edit profiles] window.
  • A modification has been made so that holding down the [Scan] button on ScanSnap iX1500 scans documents with [Manual scan] enabled.
  • A solution has been added to an error message that is displayed when a connection to the ScanSnap fails while setting up the ScanSnap or scanning a document.
  • Explanations has been added to the feed settings window and the feed settings on the [Add new profile] window and the [Edit profiles] window so that users easily know that a document that is folded in half can be scanned without the Carrier Sheet.
  • A modification below has been made so that users do not get confused because a file format changes automatically depending on the selected document type.
    - Changed the default file format for each document type
        Documents: PDF/Business Cards: PDF/Receipts: PDF/Photos: JPEG
    - A new item about a file format has been added to the scan settings on the [Add new profile] window and the [Edit profiles] window
  • A modification has been made so that a profile can be selected smoothly by adopting page scrolling on the scan window for displaying profiles instead of the next/back buttons.
  • The performance of changing a content data record title has been improved.
  • An ON/OFF option has been added for the existing function that applies the same changes to other content data records automatically when users have changed meta information.
  • A modification has been made so that even if the scan settings are changed on the touch panel of ScanSnap iX1500 or in the scan window of ScanSnap Home, the scan settings are returned to the original scan settings set for the profile after scanning.
  • Modified to support version 14 of the ScanSnap SDK interface.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
November 12  ScanSnap Home Download Installer 1.5.0 Released

Modifications from 1.4.0 to 1.5.0

  • A modification has been made which enables users to refer to "Troubleshooting" in the ScanSnap Help from an error message displayed during installation.
  • A modification has been made so that the installer can be downloaded using the HTTPS protocol.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
October 4  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.4.1 Released

Modifications from 1.4.0 to 1.4.1

  • Fixed the problem that may occur after ScanSnap Home 1.4.0 is installed, preventing the ScanSnap Home window from being displayed right away or ScanSnap Home from starting up.
September 12  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.4.0 Released

Modifications from 1.3.1 to 1.4.0

  • A new feature has been added to perform OCR recognition on an image of a business card or receipt again by marking the necessary parts with a frame on the preview window.
  • A new feature has been added to allow users to preview multiple images on the main window.
  • A new feature has been added to apply [ScanSnap Manager - Profile] to ScanSnap Home.
  • Help menus and contents have been improved, allowing users to find information that they want quickly on the Help.
  • Operability for linking with cloud services has been improved.
  • Operability for adding and editing profiles on the taskbar has been improved.
  • A modification has been made so that you can delete a content data record that is managed in ScanSnap Home even after you delete a file for the content data record in Explorer.
  • The waiting time it takes after a scan has been reduced.
  • A modification has been made which enables users to use the scan window as soon as it is displayed.
  • Operability for contacting your support representative has been improved.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs on ScanSnap iX500, preventing the Wi-Fi settings from being configured successfully with an SSID that includes double-byte characters.
  • Fixed the problem where the Scan buttons for other users may not be disabled on the touch panel when users are switched.
  • Fixed the problem where the scanner turns off even if [Automatic power off] is set to [Never].
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when the title of a content data record is changed during text recognition, causing the changed title to return back to the original title.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when scanned images are not managed in ScanSnap Home and when they are linked with a certain application, preventing the scanned images from being saved in a specified folder.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when a connection is established with ScanSnap SDK via Wi-Fi, preventing a serial number from being obtained with the GetScannerInfo command.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
July 30  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.3.1 Released

Modifications from 1.3.0 to 1.3.1

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
July 9  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.3.0 Released

Modifications from 1.2.1 to 1.3.0

  • A new function for switching profiles has been added to the taskbar on the OS.
    (for ScanSnap iX500/iX100/S1300i/S1100i/SV600/S1100)
  • A new option has been added to save files in a specified save destination with no scanned images left behind in ScanSnap Home.
  • A new function has been added to import or export a content data record.
  • Modified some profile names that appear as templates when you add a new profile.
  • New default profiles [Scan to Folder] and [Scan to Email] have been added which are created when you connect the ScanSnap for the first time.
  • A modification has been made which enables users to export files from the content data record list view by dragging and dropping them.
  • Improved the operability when you edit, add, copy, or delete profiles in the scan window or the edit profileswindow.
  • A modification has been made for the scanner for simplex scan (ScanSnap iX100/S1100i/S1100) to include both the front and back sides of a business card as one content data record when you scan a business card with duplex set for the scan settings.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when business cards or receipts are scanned with a user application which ScanSnap Home is linked with, preventing text recognition from being disabled.
  • Fixed the problem where an IP address can not be specified in the preferences window.
  • Modified to support version 12 of the ScanSnap SDK interface.
  • ScanSnap SDK now supports 64-bit applications to perform a scan.
  • A new function has been added so that scanning from the ScanSnap and ScanSnap Home is not available when a link with an application created with ScanSnap SDK is established.
  • A new function has been added so that only specified profiles are displayed on the touch panel of the ScanSnap when a link with an application created with ScanSnap SDK is established. (for ScanSnap iX1500only)
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when business cards are scanned with an application created with ScanSnap SDK, preventing the OCR function from being disabled.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
May 16  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.2.1 Released

Modifications from 1.2.0 to 1.2.1

  • Minor bugs have been fixed.
April 24  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.2.0 Released

Modifications from 1.1.0 to 1.2.0

  • A new function has been added to import or export a profile.
  • A new function has been added to convert a scanned image into a searchable PDF file after a scan is performed.
  • A modification has been made which enables users to select a title and destination for a content data record from history records that appear in the [Verify and save] window.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs in a proxy environment, preventing firmware from being updated.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur which prevents the connection between iX1500 and ScanSnap Cloud from being established.
  • Fixed the problem that may occur which accidentally changes the setting value of a profile.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when an error occurs by scanning with a profile that has an application set for [Send to], which displays the message "Failed to create a destination folder.".
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
February 26  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.1.0 Released

Modifications from 1.0.30 to 1.1.0

  • A modification has been made so that, when the number of licenses activated has reached the maximum amount upon license activation, users can deactivate the activated licenses and then try again.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs which prevents the authentication window for the cloud storage service from being displayed when the cloud storage service is selected again in a profile for a cloud service.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.

2018

December 20  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.0.30 Released

Modifications from 1.0.20 to 1.0.30

  • Modified to convert the PDF keywords to "Memo" when the ScanSnap Organizer data is converted.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when a large number of tags are registered, preventing ScanSnap Home from starting up.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when you try to start ScanSnap Home by clicking a notification informing you that a scan is complete, causing an error to be displayed.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when an online map of the address printed on the business card is displayed, preventing the map from being displayed correctly depending on the Web browser settings.
  • Fixed the problem that occurs when information on business cards or receipts is modified, preventing the assistance function for modifying meta information from working correctly when the information includes any symbols or is returned to a character string prior to modification.
  • Modified to support version 11 of the ScanSnap SDK interface.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.
November 22  ScanSnap Home for Windows 1.0.20 Released

Modifications from 1.0.16 to 1.0.20

  • The data transfer of CardMinder V4.1 is available.
  • Fixed the problem where a connection error may occur at the beginning of the setup of a device under proxy authentication environment.
  • Fixed Amount and Tax of receipts may not be displayed correctly.
  • Fixed cards and receipts cannot be recognized in some European countries/regions.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements have been done.