New Linux scanning interface, including Scanning Profiles

Starting in PDF Studio 2018, Linux users will now be able to scan using direct Sane access. This fixes the issues caused by using the old Sane Daemon that was previously used to connect to scanners. In addition this also allows for a more advanced user interface with new scanning options. One of the new […]

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“Image transfer failed” error when scanning

Q: When I try to scan a document using PDF Studio, it shows an ” Image transfer failed” error. What is this error and how to solve it? A: You’re seeing this error because PDF Studio cannot contact your scanner due to the recent changes on your scanner. It could be the following reasons: Scanner […]

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Scanning profiles in PDF Studio

Q: I want to save the settings in the scanning dialog. Does PDF Studio come with scanning profiles? A: Starting in PDF Studio 12 (Windows and MAC), you can create scanning profiles in the scanning dialog. Scanning profiles will allow you to save scanning settings to access quickly or start a scan with the desired settings directly […]

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Deskew (straighten) pages when scanning to PDF

Q: How can I deskew (straighten) a document when scanning so that I can get a better OCR result? A: Starting in PDF Studio 12 (Pro) and above, you can deskew (straighten) a document on scan dialog. On scan dialog, make sure to check the “Auto deskew images” checkbox. See below for the scan dialog when […]

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Scanning documents to PDF in Linux

Q: Can I scan documents to .pdf file in Linux systems? A: Yes, PDF Studio is able to scan paper documents directly into PDF on Linux systems. Make sure to download and try PDF Studio free demo version. PDF Studio uses Sane to communicate with the scanner on Linux so there may be some restrictions […]

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Troubleshooting scanning problems

Q: I’m having problems when trying to scan into PDF Studio.  What can I do? A: Using PDF Studio, you can directly scan your paper documents into PDF documents. This will allow you to work towards a paperless office and save time and trees.PDF Studio, like many other cross-platform applications, uses TWAIN (or SANE under Linux) to […]

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Scan to PDF – Big document size

Q: I am scanning large documents (black and white text) to PDF. The resulting PDF is big. Is there an easy way to reduce the file size so it can be emailed? A: There are a few things you can do at the time of scanning to minimize the file size of the resulting PDF […]

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