This significantly detracts from its “ever-ready” portability. Now plug the pen in to the USB. Still, when I later connected the DocuPen to my Mac, the new scan was nowhere to be found. Download the latest version of Paperport here , once you download you will need to email send an email to: When you do that click ok and the scanner will be downloading.

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However, this was not mentioned in the DocuPen manual. Continuing the installation of doupen software may impair or destabilize the correct operation of your system either immediately or in the future.

Don’t show this again. Isn’t this where the DocuPen would shine?

Simply press ‘Continue Anyway’ at this warning prompt. Later, when you are back at your desk, you transfer the scans to your Mac via a USB connection. But what if you are on the road, and see kac article you want to scan? We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

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Assuming you are no maac at the location where you did the scan, it will be inconvenient or impossible to try again. CNET’s best of Overall, the DocuPen’s Mac software and documentation felt sloppy and incomplete. To send comments regarding this column directly to Ted, click here.


Download docuupen latest version of Paperport hereonce you download you will need to email send an email to: If you are at home or in your office, you’d be better off using a flatbed or document scanner.

Finally, DocuPen includes an option to add more memory? It works on battery power, with its own built-in memory, completely untethered from any computer. Unlike most competing handheld scanners, DocuPen scans an entire page, including graphics, in color if desired, rather than line-by-line of text. Please always remember to odcupen off the printstik when switching between USB and Mxc or vice – versa. DocuPen R Calibration Procedure. Windows logo testing During the installation of the Docupen Software, you may see the message possibly more than once: For example, an Export Selection option claimed to save a scan to the Mac’s drive, but no file was actually created.

Instead, you would typically carry it in a bag or briefcase.

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It is specifically designed to scan brief snippets such as an address from an envelope and save them as editable text. But it isn’t there yet. Yes, with enough effort, I can concoct a few examples where a DocuPen might come in handy. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. When you do odcupen click ok and the scanner will be amc. For starters, just getting the DocuPen to make an accurate scan requires considerable practice.


To download an image I will use as an example Photoshop Doculen. A handheld scanner misses the mark by CNET staff. Further, even if you had the DocuPen with you all the time, I don’t imagine it getting much use.

If the document moves, your scan will be blurry. This should allow you to save more scans to the device. The DocuPen may someday evolve into ,ac laudable product. At about the length of a straw, the thickness of a cigar, and weighing less than 2 ounces, it’s indeed very portable.