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PaperPort 12 [Old Version]

Platform : Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
2.7 out of 5 stars 206 customer reviews

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  • PaperPort 12 is the fastest and easiest way to scan, organize, find and share documents and photos from your PC
  • Scan, view, edit and share PDF files with unprecedented speed and ease
  • Organize and manage all documents with one software application--find any document in an instant
  • Add efficiency to home-based businesses, personal finances, school work, photo collections, hobbies and more
  • Reduce paper clutter all around the house--empty desk drawers and get rid of bulky file cabinets
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Product Description

Product Description

With PaperPort 12 scanned and electronic files can be easily viewed, accessed and arranged via large clear document and individual page thumbnails on the desktop. PaperPort enables you to quickly scan paper items such as receipts, registration forms, etc.

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PaperPort 12 the world's favorite document management software for the PC, is the fastest and easiest way for home users to scan, organize, find and share documents and photos. It combines the power of document scanning services, the efficiency of digital desktop organization and search, and the convenience of high-quality PDF document creation, assembly and sharing in one easy-to-use application. Eliminate paper clutter, go green and organize your home office once and for all with PaperPort 12. You'll wonder how you ever managed without.

The Power of PaperPort

Get organized
Store and organize exact copies of your scanned documents and photos on your PC so you can always find them quickly.

Fill out forms quickly, neatly
FormTyper converts scanned paper forms into electronic forms you can fill out, save as PDF and email. It's fast, easy and automatic.

Be an expert in no time
A new tabbed ribbon interface logically groups features with clear text descriptions, making PaperPort 12 remarkably easy to use.

Go green
Reduce waste and conserve energy by putting an end to your reliance on printing, faxing, and mailing.

Keep track of documents
Once a document is filed electronically in PaperPort 12, it will never be lost, damaged or accidentally thrown away.

Get more done faster
PaperPort 12 includes a powerful PDF Viewer that replaces the free Adobe Reader, so you can view, edit and share PDF documents.

Find information instantly
Now you can create searchable PDFs from digital files and scanned paper documents. Just enter keywords or phrases into Windows or Google Desktop Search and quickly locate a specific file.

Clean up and enhance digital photos
Make your digital photos look better than ever with a feature-rich set of photo tools and optimal resolution for screen and print.

Convert paper into text
Just drag and drop to turn scanned document images into editable text for use in popular word processing or spreadsheet software.

Works with any scanner
PaperPort makes any All-in-One printer, mobile scanner, or desktop scanner work better, faster and more easily.

The world's favorite document management software for the PC. Click to enlarge or compare versions (PDF format).

With the simple push of a button you get perfect scans on your desktop or directly into the included PDF Viewer or another specific application--email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and more. Click to enlarge.

For added convenience, ScanDirect supports scanning to PDF. Click to enlarge.

FormTyper accurately converts scanned paper forms into neat, searchable electronic forms you can fill out on your computer. Click to enlarge.

Scan, organize, search and share documents and photos quickly and easily from your home PC

With your PC, a scanner and PaperPort 12, you're on way to achieving new levels of personal efficiency:
  • Scan paper documents with a single click--works with any scanner or all-in-one
  • Turn paper, photos, and digital files into high-quality searchable PDFs
  • Store documents as PDFs so they'll never be lost, damaged or accidentally thrown away
  • Use Windows or Google Desktop Search to find any document on your computer instantly
  • Assemble multiple PDFs into a single document by dragging and dropping
  • Fill out forms automatically
  • Clean up and enhance digital photos
  • Break the costly, wasteful cycle of printing, copying and mailing paper documents

Time is your most valuable asset. For about the cost of one lost document you can get the fastest, most powerful and easy-to-use PaperPort ever.

The Personal Organizer in a Box
Getting and staying organized doesn't have to be a chore. PaperPort 12 is a combination file cabinet and digital document desktop that organizes scanned paper and PDF documents better, faster, and more easily than Microsoft Windows alone. Even more incredible, PaperPort 12 brings all these files together in one convenient place on your PC desktop. It provides large, clear thumbnails for everything already on your computer--with support for over 150 file formats--so you don't need to open files to figure out what's inside. Choose from 29 folder colors for organizing files and see only those file folders where important documents or pictures are stored. No more wading through every folder on your computer to find what you're looking for. PaperPort 12 combines power with ease of use, making it the perfect document management solution for home-based businesses, personal finances, school work, photo collections, hobbies, and more.

Scan Your Way Out of the Clutter
Use your scanner or all-in-one printer with PaperPort 12 to quickly produce high-quality digital files of all your paper documents and photos. With the simple push of a button you get perfect scans on your desktop or directly into the included PDF Viewer or another specific application--email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and more. PaperPort 12 is so smart it will straighten, crop, rotate, and enhance your documents automatically to improve document quality. And you can take advantage of PaperPort's ImageViewer for further enhancements to scanned documents or photos.

Create and Fill Out Forms
Often times the documents you need to share must be accompanied by some sort of form, or in many cases, lots of forms. With PaperPort 12, you never have to fill out another form by hand. The FormTyper feature accurately converts scanned paper forms into neat, searchable electronic forms you can fill out on your computer. It even recognizes check boxes automatically. You can quickly tab to a fillable form field and type the information. Add your scanned signature using the transparent stamp feature. Then save your completed PDF form and email it along with your other documents. It's faster and cheaper than faxing or mailing. And you don't have to worry if your handwriting is legible!

Gather and Share Documents Quickly
Need to gather up a bunch of different documents for a school assignment, a tax consultation, an insurance claim, or another pressing matter? Maybe finding your files isn't a big problem because you're already organized. But collecting and sharing them with the right people can be a real chore. You could print what's on your computer and make copies, but faxing, mailing or lugging around folders stuffed with information is inefficient, costly, and insecure. Why take chances? Avoid the hassle by using your computer and the power of PDF documents to gather, assemble and quickly share information by email. PaperPort 12 lets you create PDF files from your digital documents and combine multiple scanned documents into a single file. Add, delete or rearrange the pages within any PDF file. Extract editable text from scanned documents and put it into a word processor or an email message. No more tedious retyping or overloading clipboards. Just drag, drop ... and voila!

Find What You Need Fast
Stop wasting your time looking for documents. With PaperPort 12, you can create searchable PDF files from any scanned paper documents so you can find them quickly whenever you need them. Digital documents stored in PaperPort 12 are there to stay. No more lost receipts, misplaced records, or recycled assignments. Need something fast? Just enter keywords or phrases into Windows or Google Desktop Search to quickly locate a specific file.


Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • ASIN: B002JB3CUS
  • Item model number: 6809A-G00-12.0
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: January 1, 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 2.7 out of 5 stars 206 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,369 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)
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I'm a long-time PaperPort user, and I made the mistake of upgrading the the newest professional version last weekend. Like so many others, I'm now unable to scan to PDF format without the DocuCom Trial watermark appearing on all scans, which is flatly unacceptable. Nuance has a couple of lame "work-arounds" on the Web site, but they DON'T WORK -- at least, they've not worked for me. Even worse: their Technical Support doesn't seem to exist -- I reported the problem and requested a real fix a week ago, and I've still not heard from them. As an experienced user, I have a pretty high tolerance for technical problems and working through solutions; but I have ZERO tolerance for a company that's known for over a month the program has a fatal flaw yet continues to sell that product.
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I have used Paperport since version 1 when it came bundled with my sheetfeed scanner. Since then I have upgraded the scanner and the software several times. The most recent version that I used consistently was ver 9 professional. It was OK but much more sluggish than previous versions with a tendency to crash my system on an occasional basis...but was useful enough and I had enough time invested using it that I put up with it for about 3 years. Since then Scansoft either sold out to Nuance or was otherwise incorporated into it. I decided to try the upgrade to version 11 prof and as soon as I loaded it there were some problems. When I went to the website to look for solutions I realized ver 12 was already out so I called them and asked if I could upgrade since I had only purchased the product the day before. Nope. They said I would just have to purchase the full upgrade. Idiotic policy. Luckily my bookstore was much more understanding and agreed to upgrade me for free. So I loaded version 12. I hoped it would be faster. Nope. In fact, just to drag a file from one folder to another would take about 25 seconds!! I thought this can't be right so I called Nuance. After a long wait I spoke with a tech support person who was not very knowledgeable about the product. He said I had too many files in the folder! I said that shouldn't make any difference -- ver 9 took about 1 second to drag a file - why does version 12 take 25 seconds??? (It is the same file structure/files I was using with version 9). I asked if there was some indexing function going on that I could turn off that was in the background or something else going on -- DUH? was about the only response I could get from him. He was no help.Read more ›
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By Jet Captain on September 24, 2009
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My install of PP12 is an outright disappointment with barbs and hooks.
Their Docucom watermark appearing on all .pdf files is PIRACY .... another owned site wants $99 to remove the watermark.
Without my permission the install stuffed an unwanted nag called Software Updates by Flexnet into my Start menu.
I will be getting my money back via the 30 day refund, but I'll probably have lots of garbage left by the uninstall.
And if you upgrade ....... your previous version is gone.
This company has many different names and sites ......stay away ....... a good example of "maggot" software.
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I have been a Paperport user for as long as it has been around...from V1 (at least 15 years). So I know my way around the product and in fact use it for heavy document scanning on a daily basis. It's basically a wonderful tool with a simple user interface and was a pretty stable, trouble free product up through V10. But since Nuance acquired Scansoft several years ago (Paperport V11?) it has been plagued by lots of bugs and dreadful customer support. I had suffered with V11 for the past 3 years and worked around the bugs because I frankly couldn't find a viable alternative piece of software to replace it. When V12 was released, I read some negative reviews, but decided I had to give it a shot. BIG MISTAKE. While the software loaded effortlessly and imported the thousands of documents from my old version perfectly, the bugs began to surface immediately. While my Brother scanner was recognized and past a compatibility test, I found it impossible to scan a multi-page document from the batch feeder. It would scan one page and freeze. Furthermore, when I tried to delete a new doc I had just scanned, it would not delete it. But an older previously scanned file (imported from V11) could be deleted (but not consistently). Customer support?....ha, don't make me laugh. Rather than waste my time, I uninstalled it and returned the product for a refund. Don't waste your time & money with this piece of junk. It needs to be debugged (if they ever get around to doing it...doubtful knowing Nuance's track record) and possibly revisited in a future update. Nuance is one of the most irresponsible software vendors you'll find. They took a great program and made some significant improvements, but through slip-shod software development, neglect, and lousy tech support, have rendered it a second rate product that will repeatedly disappoint loyal customers.
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I have used Paperport6, 7, 8, and 9. I had to switch to Paperport 12 because my Dell Windows XP machine was dying. I replaced the Dell with a Campaq Windows 7-68 bit machine with a dual core processor and Paperport works just great. Absolutely no problems downloading it and no problems running it. I did have problems, however, when I first tried the trial version on the older, slower XP Dell.

I didn't like Paperport 12 at first because the layout is different from 9 and I couldn't get the PDFs Paperport scanned to look very good. But the problem was that I was scanning them it at too low a file size. Once I figured out how to scan and right into the folder I want, since my plan is to convert all my old Paperport items to pdfs anyhow.

I'm sorry Nuance made this such a big program. I think there are just too many bells and whistles here and it will take me a while to figure them out. But I think it will be fine. I'll update this.

As far as I can tell, this is the only program like this that you don't have to spend an arm and a leg for if you just want something for your home office.

Update a few weeks later: After about a month of use now on Windows 7, the program runs just fine and I'm getting used to the changes. It still takes some time to find the tool I'm looking for, but I'm sure that will work itself out. The only drawback I am finding so far is the size of the pdf files that get created when my old .max files are "saved as: pdfs, thereby creating pdf viewer plus files. They are 7 times bigger than the .max files. However, if I use the "duplicate as pdf file" tool, the file sizes are even smaller than the .max files, and they still work with the pdf viewer plus tool. I don't understand that.
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