ScanPapyrus News

Version 16.17, March 25, 2017

  • Changed the work with an automatic document feeder. That is, all sheets in an ADF will be scanned. There is no more possibility to scan one sheet at a time because modern high-speed scanners scan several pages at once and scanning of one page on such scanners is impossible.

  • Added the selection of scanning area. You can scan the entire scanner area, or limit it to a specified size, for example, Letter, A4, A5,etc.

  • The region scanning is performed from a flatbed scanner only. Even if an ADF is selected, pressing the Scan Region button will start scanning from the flatbed scanner and a pop-up message will be displayed.

  • Added hotkeys Home, End, PgUp, PgDown for a page navigation.

  • Fixed some bugs.

Version 16.16, February 20, 2017

  • The trial period is unlimited.
  • The rotation step has been reduced in order to improve the angle selection.
  • Changed the position of some buttons in the main window.
  • Fixed the error of automatic file numbering.
  • Fixed the error of first saving PDF to a file.
  • Added inches as units.
  • The page alignment by top has been added when printing.
  • Fixed some more bugs.
  • Added the Portuguese language.

Version 16.15, January 25, 2017

  • Added automatic detection of page orientation when saving to PDF. This option is useful if the document contains both portrait-oriented and landscape-oriented pages. Also added an option to set page orientation manually.

  • Added an option to set the page size in the PDF document equal to the scanned page size, instead of using a fixed page size (for example, A4).
  • In the batch scan mode, added an option to stop the scanner after scanning the specified number of pages.

  • Added an option to set page direction when splitting a book spread into two pages: left to right, or right to left. This option is useful when scanning books in Arabic or Hebrew.

Version 16.14, December 19, 2016

  • Added ability to automatically generate PDF filenames by using the counter and the current date.
  • Added ability to compress the output PDF file to the specified size.
  • Added GUI improvements.
  • Added styles (skins).

Version 16.13, November 28, 2016

  • Added the Help in English.
  • Changed the splash window and the About window.
  • Fixed some errors.

Version 16.12, November 7, 2016

  • Group actions for pages have been extended with new actions: group page rotation and group undo action.
  • Feature to load color images from DjVu files has been added.
  • Bug that occurred when printing has been fixed.
  • Few memory leaks have been fixed: when exporting to PDF, when printing, on page load.
  • File naming when exporting into DjVu and Word has been fixed
  • Keyboard shortcuts have been added to zoom pages in and out (Ctrl +, Ctrl -).
  • Feature to scan the defined region has been added.
  • Feature to do photocopying has been added.

  • Belarusian language has been added.

Version 16.11, September 19, 2016

  • Added the ability to load multipage TIFF files to a project.
  • Fixed the error of loading TIFF files.
  • Improved graphic files loading.
  • Fixed the automatic deskewing error.
  • The "Select Scanner" button has the scan-settings menu.

  • Extended the page alignment on a PDF page.

  • Changed the compression of the installation package (faster installation).
  • Fixed some errors.

Version 16.10, August 19, 2016

  • Working with PDF files have been made more convenient.
  • Fixed bugs.

Version 16.9, May 8, 2016

  • Compression of output TIFF files.
  • Added the ability to create multipage TIFF files.

Version 16.8, April 28, 2016

  • Added the Chinese language.
  • Some bugs have fixed.

Version 16.7, March 13, 2016

  • Fixed the error for Hewlett-Packard scanners.
  • The "Settings" button has moved to the system menu of the program.
  • The German translation has improoved.
  • Adapted for Windows 10.

Version 16.6, February 25, 2016

  • Added the ability to choose a scan quality manually.
  • Added the buttons to fast changing of scan settings.

Version 16.5, January 18, 2016

  • Added the ability to edit DjVu files. You can extract all images from a DjVu file, edit them, and save to a new DjVu file.
  • Improved a TIFF file loading. Added a reading of TIFF resolution.

Version 16.4, January 3, 2016

  • Added an automatic selection of paper source for scanners with ADF (automatic document feeder).
  • Supports duplex scanning (for scanners with ADF).
  • Added an auto select of the TWAIN driver.

Version 16.1, December 15, 2015

  • Supports Windows XP.
  • Fixed the bug under Windows 10.
  • Fixed bugs.

Version 15.16, November 14, 2015

  • Added the ability to edit PDF files. You can extract all images from a PDF file, edit them, and save to a new PDF file.
  • Added the ability to print scanned pages on a printer.
  • Added the option to specify a filename template when exporting to image formats.
  • Added the Estonian language.

Version 15.12, October 5, 2015

  • Added the option to add more scanned pages to existing PDF files.
  • Added automatic saving of scanned pages in case they need to be restored.
  • Added the option to save only the selected pages to PDF.
  • Added hotkeys.
  • Added the Hungarian and Arabic languages.

Version 15.10, August 27, 2015

  • Rotation of the scanned page to arbitrary angle.
  • Scale is preserved when going through pages and when scanning in the automatic mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the PDF document preview mode.
  • Added group operations for pages: automatic crop and removal.
  • The interface has been enhanced.

Version 15.8, May 31, 2015

  • German, French, Italian, Polish, Czech, Russian, Turkish, Finnish languages added.
  • Some bugs have fixed.

Version 15.7, April 15, 2015

  • Added an file association with project files (* .scppy).
  • Added automatic update checking (can be disabled in the settings).
  • Added the ability to transfer the page to an arbitrary location.
  • Added checking for project saving on exit.
  • Simplified interface for the classical Windows theme.

Version 15.5, March 28, 2015

  • Added Spanish language.
  • Added ability to set a password for a PDF file.
  • Added ability to rotate or flip even/odd pages.
  • Some bugs have fixed.

Version 14.2

  • Project saving. You can save an unfinished document and finish it later.
  • Improved saving to DjVu. You can select a DjVu compression while saving.
  • Some bugs have fixed.

Version 12.5

  • Improved fields cutting and black stripes cutting. Also improved a background cleaning.
  • Improved compression of black-and-white pages when saving to PDF.

Version 12.4

  • Added ability to save as a Microsoft Word document.
  • Extended capabilities of handling the scanned pages list.

Version 11.5

  • Added preview to scanning.
  • Added black-and-white scan mode.

Version 10.1

  • Added automatic splitting of facing pages into two single pages.
  • Added processing of scanned images: brightness/contrast adjustment, background cleaning, and removal of black stripes.

Version 9.1

  • Improved saving to PDF. Reduced resulting file size. Increased PDF file creation speed.
  • Added ability to choose JPEG quality.
  • Automatic brightness/contrast adjustment.
  • Added scanner resolution settings.
  • Fixed the pages navigation bug.
  • Added ability to delete all pages.

Version 8.0

  • Added automatic book scanning mode.
  • New feature: scan a pair of facing pages, and then fix the skew and split the image into two single pages.