ABBYY ScanTo Office1
ABBYY ScanTo Office is a software program developed to scan documents and turn them into files which can be edited and searched (Word and Excel-supported formats). It can be effortlessly figured out, even by less skilled users.
The interface of the application is made from a standard window with an uncomplicated layout, where you can either scan images (including multipage documents) or open files from the hard drive with the courtesy of the file browser (e.g. BMP, DCX, JPEG, PNG, TIF).
Plenty of conversion settings can be configured, whether we are talking about the primary and secondary language, splitting dual pages or the TWAIN driver.
Plus, you can select the document layout method (retain the full page layout, font and font size, or remove all formatting), keep pictures in the document and set the quality and DPI, as well as highlight uncertain characters in DOC and RTF files by using a particular color. Aside from saving the document to file, you can send it as an email attachment or make the app open it in Microsoft Word or Excel.
ABBYY ScanTo Office offers multilingual support and integrates with Windows Explorer, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. It has a good response time and finishes a conversion job rapidly, while using a low amount of CPU and system memory. The output documents have a good quality regarding the text layout, images and other graphical elements.
We have not come across any issues throughout our evaluation and the app did not hang or crash. Thanks to its intuitive layout and overall simplicity, ABBYY ScanTo Office should be able to please the entire audience, even first-time users.