HP Smart Document Scan Software is an application that enables the scanning of documents. It is developed by Nuance Communications, Inc. but partnered with Hewlett-Packard or HP. This is a tool that is expected to produce high quality scans from single-page to multi-page documents. For multiple pages, there is the automatic scanning feature that users can utilize for faster and quicker results. The partnership with HP makes the program compatible with many printing and scanning devices designed by HP. HP Smart Document Scan Software is included as a part of several Nuance programs. In 2006, the company launched new imaging solution tools. They are labeled as “ScanSoft”, “OmniPage”, and “ScanSoft”. All these programs feature HP Smart Document Scan Software.
This scanning tool a has user-friendly interface offering a step-by-step guide on how to scan documents, capture images, and edit files. It also has optical character recognition or OCR conversion, and the ability to export data to desktop programs. Users also have the option to adjust the setting of editing or scanning documents. Through the Processing and Adjusting feature, they can crop and resize pages, straighten skewed pages, and detect blank pages. Downloading and installing TWAIN Driver and Utilities is recommended prior to the installation of the HP Smart Document Scan Software.