SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

USING VELOSCAN ON A SINGLE COMPUTER

You can install the complete VeloScan application and database engine on a single computer in your home or office and use it in single-user mode if you wish. All you need is a computer with a Windows® 7 or higher Operating System. You should however, read below for the minimum recommended system requirements - especially if you are going to run VeloScan in multi-user mode.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS - DATABASE SERVER COMPUTER (when using VeloScan in multi-user mode)

The computer you choose in your organisation to be the 'database server' will house the Microsoft® SQL Server® database application (which is included in the VeloScan installer file); the VeloScan databases; and your scanned document image files. This computer does not have to be a dedicated server computer. It can be an ordinary PC if that's how you wish to start using VeloScan, although you will get better performance using a dedicated server computer. Regardless of what computer you choose, the recommended mimimum requirements for the computer are:

  • Intel® Core™ i3 (or equivalent) with at least a 3.3Ghz CPU; OR Intel® Core™ i5 or Core™ i7 (or equivalent) with at least a 2.2Ghz CPU.
  • 4GB of RAM.
  • Windows® 7 or higher Operating System.
  • 100GB free hard disk space.
  • Microsoft® .Net Framework 4.0 Full. If all of your recommended and optional Windows® updates are up to date, you should already have this installed. If not, you can download the file (48MB) from Microsoft® here.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS - VELOSCAN CLIENT APPLICATION COMPUTERS

  • Any modern computer with a Windows® 7 or higher Operating System.
  • Microsoft® .Net Framework 4.0 Full. If all of your recommended and optional Windows® updates are up to date, you should already have this installed. If not, you can download the file (48MB) from Microsoft® here.

3RD PARTY SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS (all free to use; the first two are included in the installer file)

Microsoft® SQL Server®
(included in the VeloScan installer file)

Microsoft® SQL Server® is a database application and it is where the VeloScan databases will reside on your computer. You can read more about the Microsoft® SQL Server® application by going to Microsoft's® website here. To see the full Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server® 2014, visit Microsoft's® website here. Note that Microsoft® makes available a FREE "Express" version of this application for use.

Tesseract-OCR©
(included in the VeloScan installer file)

Tesseract-OCR© will be used to perform Optical Character Recognition (OCR) on the documents you scan and load into VeloScan. It extracts the printed text from your scanned documents. Over 50 languages are available for OCRing. Tesseract-OCR© is managed by GitHub and made FREELY available under the Apache License 2.0.You can read more about the Tesseract-OCR© application by going to GitHub's web page here.

Adobe® Reader®

VeloScan may use Adobe® Reader® to display PDF® documents. You can obtain the FREE Adobe® Reader® application by going to Adobe's® website here.

The 3rd party software applications listed above are created and owned by separate software vendors and not by VeloScan. When installing these 3rd party software applications you will find they each have their own separate End User Licence Agreements (EULAs). You must read the End User Licence Agreements for each of the 3rd party software applications and decide whether or not you accept the terms and conditions of use of each. If you accept the terms and conditions of use of the above 3rd party software applications then you will be able to install them, and you will then be able to install and use VeloScan. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of use of any of the above 3rd party software applications, then don’t install them, and consequently you will not be able to install and use VeloScan.

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL 3RD PARTY SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® Outlook®, and Microsoft® Windows® Notepad®. If you have purchased these applications and installed them on your computer, VeloScan will use Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® Outlook®, and Microsoft® Windows® Notepad® as a means of exporting its data.