Archive for the scansnap Tag

DEVONthink 2.10.2 supports macOS Mojave & more

ScanSnap Home

Into this week’s maintenance release for DEVONthink and DEVONnote we’ve packed support for Fujitsu’s new ScanSnap Home application, a modernized web server, compatibility adjustments for macOS Mojave, and more. ScanSnap Home replaces the former ScanSnap Manager. Our new version of DEVONthink Pro Office recognizes also scans sent to it from ScanSnap Home and converts them to searchable PDF documents if needed. We’ve also updated the built-in webserver so that it makes better use of fast network connections. Especially if you have multiple Mac...

Fujitsu publishes fix schedule for macOS Sierra problems

Two weeks ago we posted a warning published by Fujitsu regarding issues with PDFs on macOS Sierra. Today Fujitsu has released a fix schedule as well as additional information. Though more deeply explained in Prior Announcements and the FAQ, the problems with ScanSnap operating on macOS Sierra fall into two main categories: 1. Newly created PDF files using ScanSnap while operating on macOS Sierra 2. Existing PDF files created earlier by ScanSnap now residing on macOS Sierra While this issue is manifested by changes...

Fujitsu warns about ScanSnap problems with macOS Sierra

Many of you are using a Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners for capturing documents. Before you jump onto the macOS Sierra train please read the following warning that Fujitsu just published: Problems regarding the compatibility with macOS Sierra have been found. Please do not use ScanSnap applications on macOS Sierra. Also, before upgrading your OS to macOS Sierra, please be sure to make a backup copy of the PDF files created by using ScanSnap applications. We will provide you the solution to these issues as...

Article series: How to make your office paperless

Luc Beaulieu

Our power user Luc Beaulieu, professor for Physics at the Université Laval and researcher at the Quebec City University hospital,  has turned his office completely paperless and shares on his blog how he achieved this, from the hardware and the software (unsurprisingly, DEVONthink Pro Office plays a key role) he uses to his workflow. Working efficiently in the digital world is not as easy as it sounds, in particular as you get more and more files to deal with. Furthermore,...

New tutorials about scanning and setting up a ScanSnap

With DEVONthink 2.4 we have introduced our new scanner/camera import window, and just yesterday we have released an update that makes scanning with Image Capture compliant flatbed scanners or all-in-one devices a lot more comfortable. Today we have published two new tutorials that guide you through the new scanner/camera import window (all editions of DEVONthink) and through setting up a Fujitsu ScanSnap document scanner for use with DEVONthink Pro Office. Check them both out directly in DEVONthink (Help > Tutorials)...

Web tip: Dragging School Papers into the 21st Century

In a recent article on TidBITS Tonya Engst talks about how she manages school papers digitally: The ScanSnap is addictive, and I’ve hardly begun to learn how to use it. Here’s how cool it is: My son comes home from the first day of school with a fistful of forms and handouts. I open the scanner, stick them in, choose an option from the ScanSnap icon in the Dock, and push the big blue button on the scanner. Within moments...

Reading tip: “My Paperless Trail”

In a recent post blogger and  Ryan Irelan describes how he uses DEVONthink Pro Office for working remotely: Last Fall, with the impending arrival of our first child and initial plans to sell our house, I decided to simplify our life by reducing the amount of stuff we kept around. Part of this was my Great Paperless Office Initiative 2010 (affectionately referred to as “sigh” by my wife). […] My tools are: DEVONthink Pro Office because of its ability to...

ScanSnap S1500M Speed Demo

Mac user Boris Nienke has published a nice little video on his blog ‘nSonic‘ where he shows how fast one gets rid of a 16-sheet paper document using the ScanSnap S1500M and DEVONthink Pro Office. His commentary is in German language but it might be worth watching even if you don’t understand German. Click here to watch it.

The Apple Press on DEVONthink and the ScanSnap

On The Apple Press Philipp Eierund just published a very nice piece about The Mobile Mac Office, actually reviewing the combo of DEVONthink Pro Office and the ScanSnap S1300. He writes: In conclusion, the results of the quick and reliable ScanSnap S1300 in combination with the feature-laden DEVONthink Professional Office are hard to beat. Once set up and configured to your liking it is possible and — perhaps even more importantly — fun to maintain a paperless office with minimal...

Snow Leopard Update for ScanSnap Manager

For everyone using a ScanSnap scanner with Snow Leopard: Fujitsu has just posted an upgrade for their ScanSnap Manager software. You can download it from the Fujitsu website.