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Please recommend free scan to pdf software

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  1. MikiLek

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    Hi All,

    Could someone recommend free scan to pdf software? I would not to buy it because I don't need it regularly and will be happy with very simple set of functionality.
    To clarify what I need: I have Canon scanner and would like to scan batch of documents into multipage PDF file with just several clicks without complex configuration etc. No need in advanced functionality.

    Thank you,
    Miki
     
  2. cwwozniak

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    Hi Miki, and welcome to TSG.

    Did your scanner some with a software CD? If, so the software package may include a scan to PDF function.
     
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    Yes, it has some trial software which stamp every page with evaluation picture :(
     
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    That is strange. I purchased a Canon multi-function printer/scanner this summer for home use and it came with a software package CD that included a function that scanned directly to PDF files without any kind of watermark on the pages and without any expiration of the software.

    What is the exact model number of the scanner and what operation system are you running on your computer?
     
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    Hi Chuck,

    this is not All-In-One device but flatbed scanner. Probably there were more CDs originality but device is not a new one. My friend gave it to me because he have not used it for several years =) and I have one CD now with some evaluation scanning tool only :(

    Thank you for your help!
     
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    how is your scan tool called? I will try to find it in Internet. It should be available somewhere since it is free.

    Thank you,
    Miki
     
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    It would still help for us to know what model scanner you have.
     
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    The software for my Canon Pixma MX882 all-in-one is called "Canon Solutions Menu EX" and is available for download from the Canon USA site. That software supports multiple functions, including scanning directly to a PDF output.

    Your scanner may need different software and may be available for download from the Canon site for your country.
     
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    If you haven't found the software yet ...
    Anything that can be printed .. Can be printed to a pdf file with the freeware PDFCreator

    If it were me .. I'd just print a scan to a pdf file.
    For multiple pages .. They can be assembled with the freeware PDFSam .. (PDF Split and Merge)

    May not be as simple as you'd like .. But it's reasonably easy.
     
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