Last Updated on May 22, 2022
Automatic Page Orientation Detection
Paperwork has automatic page orientation detection. Here’s the software working out the correct page orientation. I tried tons of documents with the software and the page orientation direction function works very well with printed documents.
The software offers some very basic image manipulation functionality. Let’s go through each of the icons.
The yellow arrow cancels any changes to the scanned document.
The scissors let you crop the scanned image.
The next two buttons rotate the image counter-clockwise and clockwise respectively.
The icon below the clockwise rotate icon lets users apply automatic color equalization to the document.
Click the last icon to actually apply your changes. If you’ve made a mistake or changed your mind, you can click the cancel button.
You can export documents to PDF, PNG, JPEG, and TXT formats.
Users can also apply simplification to exported documents with grayscale, soft, grayscale + soft, black and white, hard, and extreme options. There’s also a quality slider if you need to reduce the size of the exported file.
You can print documents. There’s also the option to redo OCR on a document.
Paperwork stores everything under a single directory (~/papers/), which helps simplify backing up your documents. Configuration and index files are stored in different directories.
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