[sane-devel] gscan2pdf v2.1.3 released

Jeff jffry at posteo.net
Sat Jul 28 14:50:29 BST 2018

gscan2pdf - A GUI to produce a multipage PDF or DjVu from a scan.


Five clicks are required to scan several pages and then save all or
a selection as a PDF or DjVu file, including metadata if required.

gscan2pdf can control regular or sheet-fed (ADF) scanners with SANE via
libimage-sane-perl, scanimage or scanadf, and can scan multiple pages at
once. It presents a thumbnail view of scanned pages, and permits simple
operations such as cropping, rotating and deleting pages.

OCR can be used to recognise text in the scans, and the output
embedded in the PDF or DjVu.

PDF conversion is done by PDF::API2.

The resulting document may be saved as a PDF, DjVu, multipage TIFF file,
or single page image file.

Changelog for 2.1.3:
* Optionally also include timezone and time information in metadata of
  PDF or DjVU.
  Closes feature request #102 (always sets the time to 0 UTC)
* Don't unnecessarily use tiffcp on single-page TIFFs
* Update to German translation (thanks to Tobias Bannert)

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