Re: [BCAB] K1000 AND MAC Peter Bosher 16 Sep 2011 14:30 BST
Hi Ian/All, I strongly agree with David T's recommendation of Docuscan Plus and wanted to let people know a bit more about it, as it doesn't seem to be very well known. I've had to do quite a lot of scanning recently and compared Zoomex, Omnipage and Docuscan Plus It seems to me that for most needs, it does as good a job as K1000 or Openbook for about a third of the price. It handles columns and tables well, but most importantly, the other systems I tried were dropping more bits of text when scanning pages with complex layouts, pictures and such. Docuscan Plus can do simple scans, batch scans or combined scanning and reading, and it has the advantage that you can run it from any networked computer. I believe that with the Mac version, you have to run it over the internet rather than on a particular machine, although that may change, but really I've found it to be just what I needed so highly recommend it. To try it and for more background: http://www.docuscanplus.com/ Best, Peter At 02:32 PM 9/15/2011, you wrote: >I'm still seriously considering making the move to Mac. But as >someone who does a fair amount of scanning, I'm interested to know >whether K1000 works with Macs. Or are there mainstream OCR solutions which do? > >________________________________ >Scope is a registered charity (number 208231) and a company limited by >guarantee (number 520866). >Our registered office is at 6 Market Road, London N7 9PW, England. >Our VAT number is 805156939. > > >Visit our website at http://www.scope.org.uk > >This message, and any file(s) transmitted with it are confidential >and are intended only for the person(s) to whom they have been >addressed by the sender. This message may contain confidential and/or >privileged material. If you are not the intended recipient of this >message, or if you believe it was transmitted to you in error, you are >required to delete the message and any copies of it, and to notify the >sender immediately. Any unauthorised disclosure, copying, distribution, >or printing of this message or accompanying files, or unauthorised use >of any information contained therein, by anyone other than the >intended recipient(s) is prohibited and may be unlawful. > >Any views expressed in this message or in any file(s) transmitted with >it are those of the author, and may not necessarily represent the >views of Scope. >-- >To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can >bring, please visit our website: >http://www.bcab.org.uk/ > >To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit >our website: >http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ > >To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email >firstname.lastname@example.org. > >__________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus >signature database 6465 (20110915) __________ > >The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus. > >http://www.eset.com -- ******* Peter Bosher, Email: email@example.com http://www.soundlinks.com/ Tel': (+44) (0) 1494 794 797 Fax: (+44) (0) 1494 583 146 snail:// SoundLinks Limited, 43 Broadlands Avenue, Chesham, Bucks. HP5 1AL England.