Scanning documents to PDF and books to DjVu

Case studies.

How to edit a PDF file

In ScanPapyrus 15.15 we added the ability to edit PDF files. The new version can extract all images from a PDF file and create a new document project from them. You can edit some pages (for example, crop the margins of a page, or rotate the page a specified degree), change the page order, or remove some pages.

Alternatively, you can auto-crop all pages, which will not only cut off any excessive margins, but will also adjust brightness/contrast (any grayish background will be turned into a white one). Below you can find a step-by-step description of how we substantially improved a low-quality PDF file.

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How to add pages to an existing PDF

On October 5, we released ScanPapyrus 15.12. We continue improving our software, making it even more convenient for scanning to PDF. The new version's key feature is the option of adding scanned pages to an existing PDF file.

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How to create a PDF from existing image files

Earlier we wrote about the remarkable convenience ScanPapyrus provides for the scanning of documents and books. Today, I’d like to tell you about another feature of the program. Now you can create a PDF document from existing files in the JPEG, TIFF, BMP and PNG formats. Let’s take a look at an example. Owners of multifunction printers surely have lots of scanned documents.

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Set the password to a PDF document

The latest version of ScanPapyrus 15.3 has a useful option to set the password to PDF documents. It might be tempting to underestimate this option unless you don’t want others to read your confidential PDF files. However, as soon as you password-protect your PDF, the file is encrypted and is only readable through use of that password.

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How to read PDF on a mobile phone or Android tablet

Once you have successfully scanned a book or a document to PDF, you can read it anywhere on a mobile device such as a PC, tablet or a smartphone. It’s very simple with the desktop computer, as there are many programs for the viewing of PDF, namely Adobe Reader. Sometimes, though, you might want to go mobile and read that PDF from your phone or tablet PC.

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