PaperPort Professional 14

The single most effective way to reduce stress and make your life easier is to start using PaperPort Professional.

Just about everyone has too much on their plate. That's the way life is. At work we're inundated with paperwork - invoices, contracts, email attachments, and spreadsheets. At home we're bombarded with bills, tax information, investment statements - you name it. The paperwork keeps piling up on your desk and your PC. And clutter is the single biggest contributor to stress.





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PaperPort Professional 14

Put PaperPort Professional 14 to work for the entire organization. Stop losing paper, provide instant access to all types of documents, and create, share and edit PDF files. Reduce your reliance on wasteful printing, faxing and mailing practices. And boost the bottom line at a price that’s affordable for every desktop with PaperPort Professional 14.

What makes PaperPort the ultimate
document scanning software?

  • Scanning is so easy — get it done with the press of a button so documents are never lost and can be more easily retrieved
  • Get the most out of networked MFPs — automatically route scanned documents from MFPs to individual desktops
  • Share information easily and securely — reate and combine documents into industry-standard PDF files from application files and annotate them with comments and stamps
  • Find anything and everything — search and view PDF files quickly
  • Collaborate more efficiently — quickly move or scan files from individual desktops to document management repositories such as Microsoft® SharePoint®
  • Improve business processes — automatically convert forms into fillable PDF forms

PaperPort 14




As Compared to PaperPort 12

ScanDirect Utility


Scan directly into PDF Viewer Plus and Microsoft® SharePoint® using the new “Scan Now” button.



ScanDirect Utility™


Choosing “View Result” once you scan a document automatically opens PDF Viewer Plus. Directly scan your documents to Microsoft® SharePoint® as well!



PDF Viewer Plus


Open PDF files 500% faster than PaperPort 11 with a new PDF handling application that supports smaller file sizes and reduces memory requirements. Optimize the rendering resolution with PDF Viewer Plus for each element on the page to create an excellent print resolution and cleaner display.



Tabbed ribbon interface


Application features are presented on a set of tabbed ribbon style toolbars that logically group functions with clear text descriptions together making PaperPort 14 extremely easy to use.



Even better OCR accuracy


Search results using PaperPort 14 are 42% more accurate than the previous version thanks to advanced hyper-binary conversion. Plus it allows you to utilize language settings to OCR for improved accuracy in all supported languages.



Superior PDF annotations


In PaperPort 14 it is easier to add comments to documents thanks to a broader annotation set that includes straight lines, text boxes, highlights, notes, and free-form lines.



Dynamic and transparent stamps


Transparent stamps are ideal for including scanned signatures to forms and documents while dynamic stamps automatically include time, date and author.





Make any static form fillable immediately with FormTyper—now integrated into PDF Viewer Plus. Distinguish unique elements like check boxes using Logical Form Recognition® for more precise form conversion. Additionally, experience increased control over form elements for great results.



Expanded PDF search capabilities


Find your scanned documents or image files quickly by using Windows® Desktop Search or Google®. Instantly locate specific content on your computer or shared network by simply entering keywords.



Quick access toolbar


Put your most commonly used features in one convenient location on your desktop with a customizable Quick Access Toolbar.



Support for Microsoft® SharePoint®


Retrieve and process files from Microsoft SharePoint, then save the results by sending the product through PaperPort’s Send To Bar. The ScanDirect utility can also be used to scan to PDF with the output going directly to SharePoint.



Digital camera input


Take a picture of any document and accurately convert it to a text document. There is now a PaperPort OCR option for digital camera correction on the Send To Bar. Produce highly accurate results with new 3D de-skewing algorithms that fix distortions and flatten page images.



Expanded folder management capabilities


Import a list of folder names from a text file to create multiple folders, plus distinguish folders easier with an expanded palette of folder colors.





A revamped set of illustrated ‘mini-guides’ provide relevant help on common tasks and processes as well as provide easy access to program areas. These guides can be turned on and off using the Help section of the tabbed ribbon toolbar.



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Key Features

  • Fast, Perfect Scans from Your All-in-One or Scanner – Every Time!
    If you've ever scanned a document, there's a strong likelihood it didn't come out exactly the way wanted requiring you to re-scan it. More likely it needed enhancement your scanner doesn't provide. PaperPort Professional gives you SET (Scanner Enhancement Technology) Tools to correct your scans. PaperPort's customizable scanning profiles let you automate your corrections. Simply use one of the five included profiles or create your own custom profile. Auto-straighten, auto-enhance, auto-crop and more. One click and you get perfect scans the first time. Every time.
  • A Better Way to Organize Documents and Photos on Your Desktop
    PaperPort provides a complete end-to-end document solution for scanning, converting, organizing, assembling and sharing your documents like never before. PaperPort Professional 11 goes further than Microsoft Windows by uniquely organizing all of your scanned documents, photos, and over 150 document formats, as large, clear thumbnail images on your PaperPort desktop. This allows you to quickly find the files you're looking for based not only on their name but also by their appearance.
  • Do More with PDF
    PaperPort Professional is seamlessly integrated with Nuance's best-selling PDF creation software, PDF Create! (A $49.99 value - included free). Now you can create PDF files from any application, scan to PDF, search PDF files, annotate, highlight, and merge PDF documents. You'll be able to combine scans and photos with your Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint pages to quickly assemble custom PDF documents. Working with electronic documents is now as easy as stacking paper. Plus you can share your PDF files with a simple drag and drop.
  • Find Files Faster - Never Misplace Another Document
    PaperPort's All-in-One Search is our most powerful search engine yet. It uses Nuance's advanced OCR technology (now 40% more accurate) and lets you easily find scanned paper, PDF documents and even digital photographs anywhere on your local PC or network. The All-in-One Search goes beyond traditional search technology and enables users to quickly search the content of scanned documents, keywords and annotations.


  • Capture Assistant to better manage multi-page and two-sided documents
  • How-to-Guides to walk you through program features
  • Folder Notes allow you to attach meaningful information to any folder for reference
  • Subject, Author and Keywords (Metadata) can be automatically added to every scan
  • DesktopDelivery with Auto-Keywords and Indexing

System requirements

To install and run PaperPort Professional 14, your Windows-compatible PC must meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • A computer with an Intel® Pentium® or newer processor.
  • Microsoft® Windows XP SP3 or above, Windows Vista® SP2 or above, or Windows 7.
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 or above.
  • 512 MB of free hard disk space for application files plus 20 MB working space during installation.
  • 500 MB of free hard disk space for application files plus 20 MB working space during installation.
  • SVGA monitor with 256 colors, but preferably 16-bit color (called Medium Color in XP and Vista) and at least 800 x 600 pixel resolutions.
  • Windows-compatible pointing device.
  • CD-ROM drive for installation.
  • Web connection (with IE 6.0 or above) for activation and web update.

NOTE: Performance and speed will be enhanced if your computer’s processor, memory and available disk space exceed minimum requirements.