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How do I scan with Document Capture Pro or Document Capture?

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    Scanning with Simple Scan in Document Capture Pro - Windows

    You can use the Simple Scan option in Document Capture Pro to quickly scan an original.

    Note: Settings may vary depending on the software version you are using. Click the Help icon in Document Capture Pro at any time for more information.

    1. Load your original in the product.
    2. Do one of the following to start Document Capture Pro:
      • Windows 10: Click and select Epson Software > Document Capture Pro.
      • Windows 8.x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select Document Capture Pro.
      • Windows (other versions): Click or Start, and select All Programs or Programs. Select Epson Software > Document Capture Pro.
      You see the Document Capture Pro window.

      Note: You may need to select your scanner from the list, if necessary.

    3. Select the Simple Scan tab. You see a window like this:

    4. Select the size of your original from the Document Size menu.
    5. If you want to change specific settings for the scan, click the Scan Settings button. Change any of the settings as necessary and click OK. For additional settings, click the Detailed Settings button on the Scan Settings screen.
    6. Do one of the following:
      • To scan the front side of an original, select SCAN single-sided.
      • To scan both sides of an original, select SCAN double-sided.
      Your product scans the original and the image appears in the Edit Scanned Results window.
    7. Review and edit the scanned image as necessary and click Next when you are finished.
    8. Select a destination for the scanned image, change any settings as necessary, and click Complete.

      Note: If you are sending the scanned image to a server or cloud destination, you need to enter your login information.

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    Scanning with Job Scan in Document Capture Pro - Windows

    You can create scan jobs in Document Capture Pro and use them to quickly scan originals and save them to various destinations.

    Note: Settings may vary depending on the software version you are using. Click the Help icon in Document Capture Pro at any time for more information.

    1. Load your original in the product.
    2. Do one of the following to start Document Capture Pro:
      • Windows 10: Click and select Epson Software > Document Capture Pro.
      • Windows 8.x: Navigate to the Apps screen and select Document Capture Pro.
      • Windows (other versions): Click or Start, and select All Programs or Programs. Select Epson Software > Document Capture Pro.
      You see the Document Capture Pro window.

      Note: You may need to select your scanner from the list, if necessary.

    3. Select the Job Scan tab. You see a window like this:

    4. Select one of the scan jobs (or click Job Settings to create a new scan job). The product scans the loaded original and saves it according to the job settings.
    5. Depending on the settings for the scan job you selected, you may be able to view and edit the pages before saving them. If so, click Complete when finished. The scanned image is saved according to the job settings.
    Related information
    Placing Originals on the Product

    Scanning with Document Capture - Mac

    When you scan with Document Capture, the program automatically saves your scanned file on your computer in the folder you specify. You can select settings, preview, and change the scanned file settings as necessary.

    Note: Settings may vary depending on the software version you are using. See the Help menu in Document Capture at any time for more information.

    1. Load your original in the product.
    2. Open the Applications folder, open the Epson Software folder, and select Document Capture. You see a window like this:

      Note: You may need to select your scanner from the scanner list.

    3. Click the Scan icon. You see a window like this:

      Note: If you want to use a scan job that you created instead, select it from the Job list in the Document Capture window, click the Start Job button, and skip the rest of these steps.

    4. Select any displayed scan settings you want to use.

      Note: See the Help information in Document Capture for details.

    5. If you want to select detailed scan settings, close the Scan Settings window, open the Scan menu at the top of the Mac desktop, and select Displays the EPSON Scan Setup Screen.
    6. Click the Scan icon and select any detailed scan settings you want to use from the Epson Scan 2 window.
    7. Click Scan. You see a preview of your scan in the Document Capture window.

      Note: You may have to close the Epson Scan 2 window to view your scan in the Document Capture window.

    8. If you would like to scan additional originals and add them to the current captured images, click the + icon, select Acquire from Scanner, and repeat the previous steps.
    9. Check the scanned images and edit them as necessary.
    10. Click one of the destination icons to choose where to send your scanned files. (If you cannot see all of the icons below, click the arrow next to the icons.) Change any settings as necessary.

      Note: If you are sending the scanned image to a server or cloud destination, you need to enter your login information.

    11. Depending on the destination you chose, click OK or Send to complete the operation.
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    Placing Originals on the Product
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