Software for creating PDF from Scanner

Discussion in 'Windows Applications' started by brocher, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. brocher

    brocher Moderator

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    Hi,
    Can anyone tell me the best/easiest programme (free of course) that will allow me to scan a document straight to a PDF file.
     
  2. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    adobe acrobat professional :p
     
  3. Xie

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    What kind of printer do you have? My HP came with software to do just that, and it works great. I would personally try anything before using Acrobat.
     
  4. tdinc

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    Carpo, he was asking for a free software solution. I believe Adobe pro is not an option....
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    For a free and simple way.

    scan your Document as a image file. (.jpeg, tif, etc...) then use a free pdf writer to convert to a pdf format.

    some free pdf writer software are

    http://www.cutepdf.com/
    http://www.primopdf.com/
    http://www.pdfforge.org/products/pdfcreator

    another question, would be what brand of scanner do you have. usually it will come with software (HP or cannon) so you can automatically save it as a pdf file.

    or try http://www.snapfiles.com/get/scan2pdf.html
     
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  5. brocher

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    Thanks will give some of these a try.
     
  6. Dark Atheist

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    depends on where you look :D
     
  7. gonaads

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    Free as in legit free ya dim wit. :s
     
  8. Dark Atheist

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    and what if i got mine for free and it is legit - you **** master :p
     
  9. madmatt

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    Most scanners these days offer scan to PDF capabilities. As it was mentioned above, HP does, and Dell does too.