Orpalis – PaperScan


Received a time-sensitive snail mail and wanted to scan it and have an electronics copy.

I am on a Windows 10 desktop and need image scanning software for that OS.



Googled for one and the first choice was Orpalis’s PaperScan.

Orpalis PaperScan


  1. Artifacts
  2. Edition Comparison Matrix
  3. Features
    • Feature Free
  4. Download Artifacts
  5. Install
  6. Use


From link, here are the available artifacts:-



  1. Editions
    • Pro Edition
    • Home Edition
    • Free Edition


Edition Comparison Matrix



  1. Professional
    • The Professional Edition of PaperScan Scanner Software is the most complete Edition providing professional end-users with all features needed in document (image and PDF) acquisition, processing and efficient storage domains.
  2. Home
    • The Home Edition of PaperScan Scanner Software is a light-weight version of PaperScan allowing users with everyday scanning and processing needs to accomplish their tasks via a really affordable application.
  3. Free
    • The Free Edition of PaperScan Scanner Software allows users to benefit for free from the advantages of a universal scanning tool with post-processing capabilities.




  1. Limited batch TWAIN & WIA
    • scanning/import (10 pages)
  2. Save As Single Page
    • Save as single page PDF/A, TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNG, JBIG2, WEBP.
  3. Post Image Processing
    • Post Image Processing: color adjustment, color space conversion, effects, filters, crop and more…
  4. PDF Encryption Support
    • read & write
  5. Flatbed and Document feeder
    • Flatbed and document feeder support
  6. Duplex Scanning
    • Duplex scanning support
  7. Create PDF/A
    • Support PDF/A conformance levels and versions, as output format


Download Artifacts

Downloaded the free edition.

It is available here.




Image – Welcome

Image – License Agreement

Image – License Agreement – Initial – Do Not Accept

Do Not Accept

Image – License Agreement – Initial – Accept



Image – Customer Information


Image – Destination Folder

Image – Ready To Install the Program



Image – InstallShield Wizard Completed



To scan an object:-

  1. Connect your scanner to your laptop via USB Cable
  2. Run the scanning app
  3. Click on the menu items ( Acquire \ Quick Scan )


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