PaperScan Free Edition 1.5.5

Edit image scans from a variety of scanners as desired or convert them into documents

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  • Works under:

    Windows 7 / Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 8 / Windows 2000 / Windows 2003

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    5.0 (35)

Paperscan Free Edition is a universal scanner utility for Windows PCs.

Scanners are a vital part of today's business world. Whether you are trying to get documents to a lawyer or you're just trying to prove to your apartment manager that you have insurance, you'll need to scan documents from time to time. Unfortunately, many scanner utilities are inadequate. Most scanner utilities that come with printers are difficult to use and present a host of complications, and most aren't equipped to deal with the problems of the real world. Fortunately, Paperscan Free Edition takes care of many of the issues that tend to plague scanners.

The best part about Paperscan Free Edition is that it works with virtually every scanner on the market. There's no more need to search for specific driver downloads - if you've got a scanner, it will work with this program. Once you get it up and running, you'll be presented with a whole host of easy-to-use options. From making basic edits to your scanned documents, to publishing them as PDFs, you can take care of most tasks with this free edition of the software. It doesn't include everything that the paid edition has, but it is more than enough for the average user.

If you need a good scanner utility, Paperscan Free Edition is a good program with which you can start. There's nothing particularly flashy about the program, but it works well. If you need to do basic scanning and you don't have a good utility bundled with your scanner, this is the program you need. If you like it enough, you may even want to upgrade to the paid version, which has a few more features that you might find useful.


  • Easy to use
  • Works with virtually all scanners


  • Doesn't have all the features of the paid version

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