gscan2pdf is a graphical user interface to produce PDFs or DjVus from scanned documents.
gscan2pdf can control flatbed or sheet-fed (ADF) scanners with SANE via libimage-sane-perl, scanimage or scanadf, and can scan multiple pages at once. It presents a thumbnail view of scanned pages, and permits simple operations such as cropping, rotating and deleting pages.
This is free and open source software.
- Simple operation – only requires 5 mouse clicks to scan several pages and save them to PDF or DjVu format including metadata if required.
- OCR can be used to recognise text in the scans, and the output embedded in the PDF or DjVu.
- Uses PDF::API2 to perform the PDF conversion.
- Compatible with any SANE-capable scanner.
- Crop, threshold and clean up scan.
- Write single scans to any format supported by ImageMagick.
- Supports Tesseract and Ocropus.
- Place OCR output at boundary boxes supplied by Ocropus.
- Incorporate PDF metadata in filename.
- Save the output as a PDF, DjVu, multipage TIFF file, or single page image file.
Developer: Jeffrey Ratcliffe
License: GNU General Public License version 2.0
gscan2pdf is written in Perl. Learn Perl with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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