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Should I remove PaperScan Professional Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,721
United States Rank #39,243
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1.8.8 10.29%
1.8.5 1.47%
1.8.4 4.41%
1.8 10.29%
1.7 42.65%
1.6 5.88%
1.5.5 10.29%
1.4.0000 10.29%
1.3.0000 1.47%
1.2.0000 2.94%

PaperScan Professional Edition

What is PaperScan Professional Edition?  (from ORPALIS)

PaperScan Pro allows you to control any scanner (TWAIN or WIA), including network scanners, cameras or acquisition cards. It provides flatbed and document feeder support. Includes image enhancement/adjustment as well as OCR and annotation features. You can save your work in various file formats, including PDF, TIFF, JP...  Read more


PaperScan Professional Edition is a program developed by ORPALIS. The most used version is 1.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is PaperScan.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 22.7 MB (23,803,501 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 32% of users of PaperScan Professional Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.orpalis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ORPALIS\PaperScan Professional Edition\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DFAFE2B5-B773-41E5-84FE-EF08906F28FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PaperScan Professional Edition

Program executable:PaperScan.exe
Name:PaperScan Scanner Software
Path:C:\Program Files\ORPALIS\PaperScan Professional Edition\PaperScan.exe
Additional files:
  • GdPicture.NET.jbig2.encoder.dll - JBIG2 Encoder Plugin for GdPicture SDK
  • GdPicture.NET.9.jbig2.encoder.dll - GdPicture.NET 9 JBIG2 Encoder Plugin
  • GdPicture.NET.9.filters.dll - GdPicture.NET 9 Filters Core (GdPicture Filters Core)
  • GdPicture.NET.9.image.gdimgplug.dll - GdPicture.NET 9 Image Plugin (GdPicture Image Plugin)
  • PaperScan.exe - PaperScan Scanner Software
  • GdPicture.NET.9.twain.client.dll - GdPicture TWAIN Plugin
  • GdPicture.NET.filters.dll - GdPicture Filters Core
  • GdPicture.NET.image.gdimgplug.dll - GdPicture Image Plugin
  • GdPicture.NET.twain.gdtwain.dll
  • GdPicture.NET.9.wia.gateway.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WIA'.
  • GdPicture.NET.9.dll - GdPicture.NET 9 Document Imaging SDK (GdPicture.NET 9)
  • GdPicture.NET.9.ocr.tesseract.3.dll (by gdpicture.com) - GdPicture Tesseract OCR Plugin
  • TWAINDSM.dll (by TWAIN Working Group) - TWAIN DSM Dynamic Link Library (TWAIN 32 Source Manager (Image Acquisition Interface))
  • GdPicture.NET.9.PDF.dll - GdPicture.NET PDF Plugin

How do I remove PaperScan Professional Edition?

You can uninstall PaperScan Professional Edition from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PaperScan Professional Edition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PaperScan Professional Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.18%
Windows 10 20.59%
Windows XP 7.35%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.40%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.97%
Windows 8.1 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.47%
  France 7.79%
  Italy 5.19%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  Belgium 3.90%
  Netherlands 3.90%
  Canada 3.90%
  Brazil 2.60%
  Greece 2.60%
  Romania 2.60%
  Germany 2.60%
  Hungary 2.60%
  LY 1.30%
  Colombia 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.37%
Acer 18.52%
ASUS 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 9.26%
Toshiba 5.56%
Intel 3.70%
Sahara 3.70%
Medion 3.70%
Lenovo 1.85%
Gateway 1.85%
Samsung 1.85%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 4.44%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.44%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GT-UD3H 4.44%
ASUS All Series 4.44%
Acer Aspire 5741 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 2.22%


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