PaperPort Professional 12 — Upgrade today!

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PaperPort 12, the latest version of the world’s #1 desktop document management software, represents much more than just an upgrade. It delivers unmatched value by making Microsoft® Windows® more productive with all your documents.

Whether you’re an existing PaperPort customer or you’ve chosen another Nuance document imaging product, PaperPort 12 can help you do more and save more than ever before!

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NEW! Easy-to-Use Interface

  • Intuitive new “ribbon style” toolbars put controls at your fingertips
  • Familiar look and feel of the latest Microsoft® applications
  • Toolbars logically group of features with text descriptions
  • Customizable Quick Access Toolbar puts frequently used features in one convenient desktop location
  • “Scan Now” button for one-click scanning

NEW! PDF Viewer Plus

  • Open and view PDF files over 500% faster
  • Requires less memory for viewing PDF files
  • Optimized resolution for fast display and high-quality printing
  • View Next and Previous Item (in a folder) lets you page through documents with lightning speed
  • Transparent stamps are perfect for adding scanned signatures
  • Dynamic stamps automatically add author, date and time
  • New Comments Panel for viewing and managing of annotations
  • Greater control over annotation attributes
  • Advanced Document Properties attributes to set default viewing options, custom meta-data and security preferences
  • Better viewing control with more zoom and page display options
  • Scanner Enhancement Technology (SET) Tool button for editing an image within a complex PDF
  • Convert Image PDF files to Searchable PDF
  • Improved Find function finds words in-place on the document
  • New Print dialog with options for zoom, rotation, margins and more

NEW! Searchable PDF

  • Find any scanned file
  • Compatible with Windows® and Google® Desktop Search
  • Scan to Searchable PDF
  • Convert any file to Searchable PDF
  • 42% more accurate OCR for best possible search results

NEW! New FormTyper™

  • Completely redesigned and integrated into the new PDF Viewer Plus
  • Improved Logical Forms Recognition (LFR) automatically recognizes check boxes
  • Complete control over text field attributes including default font, box outlines, and more
  • Auto-fill capability remembers previous data entries
  • Set default entry choices
  • Set default formats for number, date, time and more
  • Perform automatic calculations
  • Selectable language choice recognizes up 119 languages

Improved! Document Conversion

  • 42% more accurate Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for best conversion to text formats
  • Conversion of digital camera images to text formats with 3D correction

As compared to PaperPort 11
PDF Viewer Plus Open and display PDF files faster than ever (500% faster than PaperPort 11!) with a new PDF handling application that reduces memory requirements and supports smaller file sizes. PDF Viewer Plus optimizes the rendering resolution for each element on the page to yield a cleaner display and great print resolution.
Tabbed ribbon interface PaperPort 12 is exceptionally easy to use because all application features are presented on a set of tabbed ribbon style toolbars that logically group functions with clear text descriptions.
"Scan Now" button A "Scan Now" button lets you scan documents in a single click — without having to switch to the scanner settings view.
ScanDirect™ Utility Scan directly into PDF Viewer Plus and Microsoft® SharePoint®. Automatically open PDF Viewer Plus once you scan a document by choosing "View Result".
Even better OCR accuracy Hyper-binary conversion yields highly accurate results when searching the contents of searchable PDFs. In fact, PaperPort Professional 12 delivers a 42% increase in accuracy over the previous version. It even allows you to apply language settings to OCR for improved accuracy in all supported languages.
Superior PDF annotations A more extensive annotation set includes notes, text boxes, highlights, straight lines and free-form lines, making it easy to add comments to documents.
Dynamic and transparent stamps Dynamic stamps automatically include author, date and time, while transparent stamps are perfect for adding scanned signatures to documents and forms.
FormTyper™ FormTyper, which makes any static form fillable instantly, is now integrated into the PDF Viewer Plus. It uses Logical Form Recognition® technology to detect elements like check boxes for more accurate form conversion every time. Plus, you now have greater control over form elements for perfect results.
Expanded PDF search capabilities The content of your scanned documents or image files is now accessible to search engines such as Windows® Desktop Search or Google®. Simply enter keywords or phrases to instantly find a specific file on your computer or shared network.
Quick access toolbar A customizable Quick Access Toolbar appears above the tabbed ribbon tools bars, letting you put your most frequently used features in one easy-to-find location on your desktop.
Support for Microsoft® SharePoint® Get files from Microsoft SharePoint, process them as needed, and save the results by sending the output through PaperPort's Send To Bar. Or use the ScanDirect™ utility to scan to PDF with the results directed to SharePoint.
Digital camera input The Send To Bar now includes a PaperPort OCR option for digital camera correction. Take a picture of a document and accurately convert it to a text document. 3D–de-skewing algorithms flatten page images and correct distortions to produce highly accurate results.
Expanded folder management capabilities The number of colors available for distinguishing folders has increased from 9 to 29. Plus, you can now create multiple folders by importing a list of folder names from a text file.
How-to-guides PaperPort 12 offers an updated series of illustrated ‘mini-guides’ that show typical tasks and processes, and provide quick access to program areas and relevant Help topics. The How-to-Guides can now be switched on in the Help section of the tabbed ribbon toolbar.