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Software that scans media such as documents or images (or interacts with other doing so).

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Windows software to automatically trim edges of photographs of documents

Can anyone recommend gratis Windows software to automatically trim the edges of photographs of documents? Must have an option to adjust for perspective. The program does not need to take the actual ...
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Virtual scanner for documents and images

Is there a free offline virtual scanner (for Windows XP and above) that allows end-users to import a wide selection of image formats (e.g. tiff, jpg, png, bmp) and document format (esp. PDF) and allow ...
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Third party tools to scan ESX hosts, and retrieve the info, from inside my custom application

Currently we are trying to have the ability to scan our ESX hosts, so I want to run a tool which allows scanning ESX hosts inside a network. For example: a user enters the IP address, username and ...
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Software to cut out rectangular photos from a scan [duplicate]

I will be scanning a lot of pictures (regular family pictures, none of them will overlap, the scanner is decent, but not professional quality, they won't be alligned 100%) and I want the scanned ...
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Program to cut&save rectangles out of a scanned document

I often use my scanner to scan multiple small receipts. I can fit 10 small receipts on a page. I'd like to save these receipts, each to a separate file. I can do this easily with copy and paste, but ...
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.Net Scanning Library

I've been assigned to a project which involves using a document scanning API to obtain user documents.The application will be written in C# and targets the .NET framework running on Windows desktop. ...
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We want to capture keyword from image during scanning , suggest some scanner H/W or S/W

We want to capture keyword from image during scanning , suggest some scanner H/W or S/W. Wanted to build some application , in which we have defined keywords. e.g : School Name, Office Name etc. ...
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Library or program to make TWAIN-compatible scanner send documents to a J2EE application

I am building software which requires scanning a document directly from a TWAIN-compatible scanner and saving it. After searching for few days, I have been unable to find a good (cheap, workable) ...
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Scanner Software That Auto Crops Scanned Image

I have a Dell V313w all-in-one printer that I would like to use to scan a very large number of images that are about the size of a postcard. Unfortunately the software that comes with this printer ...
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Which tools can turn scanned paper documents into searchable text pdf on Mac?

I need to convert scanned documents into searchable text PDFs on a mac. Adobe Acrobat can do this perfectly with its text recognition feature, but Acrobat is quite expensive when considering I only ...
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Scanning multiple choices answers from paper

I want to create a form that asks: How much do you agree with the following sentences: "Policy X is good" Disagree - Agree {Box1} {Box2} {Box3} {Box4} {Box5} "Policy Y is good" Disagree - ...
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PC program to take photos of documents, correct perspective, rotate and crop them automatically

I know of several mobile apps designed to tidy up photos of documents, snapped directly from a phone camera, but I'd like a PC program to do the same thing. I already have a bunch of photos of ...
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Need program to help remove information from scanned documents

I have about 200 PDF scans that need to have information systematically removed. This information to remove includes a set of digits that may vary in length. The current plan is to print each ...
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Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos?

I am looking for a decent scanner software that will allow: Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos (Approx 4 photos every scan) Re-orientation Scratch and dust removal (if possible) Color ...
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Free IOS 'scan' app

I am looking for a free app that allows me to take pictures of documents ('scans'), and the app optimizes it. I would like it: to be free to save in color to auto-optimize to allow me to crop it ...
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Scan a receipt and recognize text/numeric data on it

I'm looking for a software that can scan a receipt to retrieve data of total price, product's name and price, receipt date and receipt number. Some important criteria: The software can be created as ...
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Enhancing Pictures for Text

Times ago I was not familiar with scanning tools on android like CamScanner or other alternatives, At that time I needed to scan some doc but I did not had a scanner but I had a phone. So I decided to ...
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Photo scanning & managment software for Windows

My grandfather has many albums worth of old family photos he wants to scan in. His goal is to get all the pictures in, then start dividing up digital copies based on which family branches would be ...
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Document scanning software with OCR that takes advantage of multiple CPUs

At the moment I use the software that came with my CanoScan flatbed scanners. My major complaint about the bundled software: no possibility to define scan profiles, too slow (not capable of using ...
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Tool for optical character recognition (OCR)

Is there a tool that can recognise text in a scanned document (PNG, JPG) and convert it into a regular text file (DOC, TXT)? It should Work on Ubuntu and Mac OS X Be free Work with most common ...

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