7 of the best Windows 10 scanner software to use

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#Windows10 #Scanner7 of the best Windows 10 scanner software to use : There’s usually software bundled with scanners or printers. However, if you’re looking for better software than what came with the scanner there are plenty of alternatives.

There are various types of applications for image processing, OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and batch scanning. These are some of the best Windows 10 scanner software packages.

NAPS2

NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2)

NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2)

NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) is open-source software that you can quickly scan documents and images to PDF, TIFF, JPG and PNG file formats with. It’s a fairly lightweight package that needs just 1.6 megabytes of disk storage, and there’s also a portable version available for USB sticks. Click the Download NAPS2 5.3.2 button on the software’s home page to save its setup wizard to Windows 10.

NAPS2 supports a variety of scanners and is compatible with TWAIN and WIA drivers. So users can scan documents and images with document feeders or glass flatbed scanners, and the software includes numerous scanning options to adjust things like resolution, scaling, paper size, bit depth, etc.

The program enables users to set up scanning profiles, combine documents in a single set of pages and edit pages with rotate, contrast and cropping tools. In addition, NAPS2 also has a OCR tool so that you can extract text from documents. Overall, it’s a straightforward and snappy application for scanning documents.

ScanSpeeder

ScanSpeeder

ScanSpeeder

Do you need to scan lots of photos? If so, ScanSpeeder will be ideal software as it enables users to scan multiple photographs at once much more quickly. This isn’t freeware, but at $29.95 it still offers great value; and there’s also a trial version of the program that you can save to Windows from here.

ScanSpeeder works with most scanners. When you’ve scanned a batch of photos, the software will automatically straighten and split the pictures into image files. The software supports TWAIN advanced scan mode to enhance image quality.

In addition, ScanSpeeder also enables you to embed captions in images that you can then search with in File Explorer. So this program will certainly come in handy for quickly scanning photographs.