Version 1.10.0

  • Automatic white background correction for color and grayscale scans
  • Share Buttons to share to Mail, Messages, Airdrop or third party apps (for example Evernote if the Evernote app is installed from the Mac App Store)
  • Auto-crop feature for easy scanning of small items such as tickets or receipts (just put the item on the flatbed scanner and let auto crop find the bounds)
  • A new setting to automatically OCR documents that are opened with PDFScanner
  • Improved OCR accuracy and speed
  • Performance improvements and bugfixes
  • Full support for OSX El Capitan

Version 1.9.2

  • Bringing back upside down landscape / portrait modes
  • Keep modification date for in-place OCR in Automator action
  • Bugfixes and performance improvements

Version 1.9.0/1.9.1

  • Full Yosemite support
  • User interface modernization
  • Option to automatically determine source (flatbed or document feeder)
  • Applescript and Automator support
  • Show scanner location
  • Improved performance and quality when importing images
  • Ledger paper format support
  • Lots of bugfixes

Version 1.8.0

  • New Logo
  • Even better compression for black and white scans
  • Auto thresholding for software black and white conversion
  • Menu action to convert docs to black and white
  • Revert page menu action to go back to scanned version of a page
  • Improved OCR accuracy
  • Book page separation in crop view
  • Improved border detection in crop view
  • Bugfixes und performance improvements

Version 1.7.0

  • Copying from PDFScanner will now copy plain text with correct paragraph breaks. This makes pasting to other applications a lot more convenient.
  • Auto detect borders in crop view
  • Software reduction to black and white with configurable threshold
  • Auto detect and link URLs and email addresses
  • Guess title and document date from OCR data and allow to use them in save presets
  • Full Retina support
  • Bugfixes and workarounds for some scanner driver issues

Version 1.6.0

  • Full Mavericks support (including Finder Tags and AppNap)
  • Improved OCR performance and quality
  • Improved text line accuracy
  • Enabled drag and drop to Finder
  • Removed Growl - now using only the OS X Notification Center
  • Lots of Bugfixes

Version 1.5.2

  • Fixed a bug when overwriting an existing file

Version 1.5.1

  • Fixed OCR problems on Lion

Version 1.5.0

  • Full Mountain Lion Support
  • Improved OCR accuracy
  • Allowing OCR on imported pages that already contain text
  • Various small improvements when importing and saving documents
  • Bugfixes

Version 1.4.1

  • Improving accuracy of OCR text placement
  • Using default PDF fonts (when high compression is enabled) to save space
  • Adding A3 support
  • Adding shortcurt (CMD-Backspace) for clear action
  • Allowing OCR on pages that already contain text
  • Fixing a weird bug that sometimes happens when saving documents in landscape orientation

Version 1.4.0

  • Establishing full compatibility with Mac OS X Lion
  • Supporting overlay scrolling on Mac OS X Lion
  • Enabling full screen mode on Mac OS X Lion
  • Using OS X Lion user interface elements
  • Performance optimizations
  • Bugfixes

Version 1.3.1

  • Ensured compatibility with future OS X versions
  • Minor bugfixes

Version 1.3.0

  • Improved the compression algorithm for black and white documents
  • Restructured the Preferences and added the option to disable embedding multiple fonts (to reduce file size)
  • Fixed a bug that prevented duplex from being deactivated
  • Added confirmation dialog when closing with unsaved changes
  • Other small bug fixes

Version 1.2.0

  • Added crop functionality
  • Added import of image files (png, jpeg, tiff)
  • Added support to open pdf and image files from the Finder
  • Added support to drag pdf and image files to the dock icon
  • Added the option to scan upside down documents
  • Added the option to disable the „no scanner found“ warning message
  • Added A5 and A6 document sizes
  • Updated the OCR engine (fixes some bugs in character recognition)
  • Updated the troubleshooting section in the help pages
  • Fixed an issue with OCR on landscape pages
  • Numerous other small bug fixes

Version 1.1.2

  • Customizable file name patterns (include for example date, time and machine name in the filename)
  • PDFScanner now appends an automatically increased number to the file name if a file with that name already exists
  • Added the „Saving“ help page
  • Added an option to disable anti aliasing on deskew (which produces lower quality images but smaller files)
  • Debug logging can be enabled in the preferences and the information can be sent to the developer via mail

Version 1.1.1

  • Added a threshold to the deskew function, so it is only applied when required (i.e. the scans are skewed). This improves the image quality and file size.
  • Disabled the „Reduce File Size“ dialog for black-and-white only documents because b/w images got larger from the used JPEG compression.
  • Fine-tuned the compression settings ("very low quality" now really produces very low quality but very small files)
  • Extended the „Troubleshooting“ section in the online help
  • Minor UI bugfixes

Version 1.1.0

  • Major improvements to OCR quality and speed by using the Tesseract 3.0 OCR engine for layout and text recognition
  • Added Growl notifications for found scanners and completed operations (if Growl is installed)
  • Added a „Reverse Page Order“ menu option
  • Added page orientation selection in the scanner setup dialog
  • Added support for hardware duplex scanning
  • Added an option to select the OCR language for imported documents to the Preferences
  • Added OCR languages: French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish
  • Improved image quality for the deskew operation
  • Improved anti aliasing for the PDF main view
  • Bugfix: Saved resolution was not correctly restored on next start

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial Version