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do you know simple free scan to PDF software

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do you know simple free scan to PDF software

MikiLek
Hi All,

I need to scan some documents into PDF with my document scanner from time to time so I would be happy with some simple freeware tool. Do you know such kind of tools?

Thank you so much,
Michael
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    njcsamuels

    ive never used it but something i found

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/naps/

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    MikiLek

    Looks nice I will try it!

    thank you so much!

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    robo_dev

    is that the software has to 'talk to' your exact scanner.

    This involves setting up the 'Twain' driver, and making sure it's the right driver for your scanner (assuming your scanner is twain compatible).

    Not to mention the obvious, but most scanners come with free software to scan to pdf, so I would assume either yours cannot do that, or you don't like the apps that came with the scanner.

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    MikiLek

    probably I missed something. I use scanner Canon DR-2580C. Do you know if there is such tool for it?

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    databaseben

    install primo pdf and ensure you also have acrobat reader installed.

    then scan documents with our scanner and when they appear on your desktop

    next print them. but instead of printing them to the usual printer, select the primo pdf printer that will also be displayed with your regular printers via the file menu print selection.

    primo pdf will make/print your scan jobs to pdf files and save them to the disk.

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    bodonnell11

    scan to minimal kb image then open in open office which has faciity to convert to pdf file which can be read in adobe acrobat reader.

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    dkelley033

    I recently downloaded and tested a plethora of different apps to do this - I was specifically looking for a easy to use app that could scan and convert multiple pages into pdf (with my old canoscan flatbed scanner)
    result: http://www.koma-code.de/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=39&Itemid=82
    scan2pdf. works great, fast, tons of options.

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    njcsamuels

    ive never used it but something i found

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/naps/

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    MikiLek

    Looks nice I will try it!

    thank you so much!

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    robo_dev

    is that the software has to 'talk to' your exact scanner.

    This involves setting up the 'Twain' driver, and making sure it's the right driver for your scanner (assuming your scanner is twain compatible).

    Not to mention the obvious, but most scanners come with free software to scan to pdf, so I would assume either yours cannot do that, or you don't like the apps that came with the scanner.

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    MikiLek

    probably I missed something. I use scanner Canon DR-2580C. Do you know if there is such tool for it?

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    databaseben

    install primo pdf and ensure you also have acrobat reader installed.

    then scan documents with our scanner and when they appear on your desktop

    next print them. but instead of printing them to the usual printer, select the primo pdf printer that will also be displayed with your regular printers via the file menu print selection.

    primo pdf will make/print your scan jobs to pdf files and save them to the disk.

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    bodonnell11

    scan to minimal kb image then open in open office which has faciity to convert to pdf file which can be read in adobe acrobat reader.

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    dkelley033

    I recently downloaded and tested a plethora of different apps to do this - I was specifically looking for a easy to use app that could scan and convert multiple pages into pdf (with my old canoscan flatbed scanner)
    result: http://www.koma-code.de/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=39&Itemid=82
    scan2pdf. works great, fast, tons of options.