Scan Tailor

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Scan Tailor

#1 Post by joby_toss » Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:20 am

https://scantailor.org/
Scan Tailor is an interactive post-processing tool for scanned pages. It performs operations such as page splitting, deskewing, adding/removing borders, and others. You give it raw scans, and you get pages ready to be printed or assembled into a PDF or DJVU file. Scanning, optical character recognition, and assembling multi-page documents are out of scope of this project.

Scan Tailor is Free Software (which is more than just freeware). It's written in C++ with Qt and released under the General Public License version 3. We develop both Windows and GNU/Linux versions.
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Writes settings to the registry:

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Version tested: 0.9.11 x64

Let me say that this is a brilliant application and I'll use it even if it is not portable!

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Re: Scan Tailor

#2 Post by webfork » Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:05 pm

Nice to see a strong Linux app move over to Windows.

Found a review
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/71670.html

Non-English video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agKfo4Z2X-0

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Re: Scan Tailor

#4 Post by donald » Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:38 am

Will anyone make a Launcher/Wrapper for it?

What about PortableApps.com wrapper?

Or JPE?

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Re: Scan Tailor

#5 Post by tproli » Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:09 am

I made a wrapper (yaP) but it writes only minor things to the registry besided the TrollTech stuff, namely "lastInputDir" and window state ("maximized"). Or do you consider it is non-portable because of the TrollTech keys?

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Re: Scan Tailor

#6 Post by webfork » Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:05 pm

tproli wrote:I made a wrapper (yaP) but it writes only minor things to the registry besided the TrollTech stuff, namely "lastInputDir" and window state ("maximized"). Or do you consider it is non-portable because of the TrollTech keys?
The current verdict on that (as far as site policy) is that its portable, not stealth. That said, as TrollTech keys are getting increasingly common, is there some kind of batch file we could put together that would zap all those entries from time to time to avoid registry cruft?

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ScanTailor (call for new entries)

#7 Post by juverax » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:35 pm

ScanTailor is a post-processing tool for scanned pages.

It works essentially in batch mode but it is possible to adjust the settings of each page.
The development of ScanTailor was a time consuming effort (spanned several years).
At some point the development by the original author came to an end and https://scantailor.org/downloads/ has a link to the latest downloadable version of ScanTailor:
"The latest version is 0.9.11.1, and was released on February 27, 2012": https://github.com/scantailor/scantailo ... E_0_9_11_1 .
It is also available on Softpedia: https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/M ... ilor.shtml
It is portable.
This is the version I am currently using and it works perfectly fine for me.

--> And this is the version I am submitting to TPFC.

But there has been at least one fork of the project (as far as I know), and github has a web page for "ScanTailor-Advanced": https://github.com/4lex4/scantailor-advanced .

No builds are available for the moment but the instructions for building the binaries are provided.
I am interested in building the app but I can't promise I'll have the time and/or it'll work.
The source code seems to be from the late 2019 and early 2020.
The developer(s) confirm that ScanTailor is portable (writes the settings to the app folder).

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Re: Scan Tailor

#8 Post by juverax » Wed Jun 02, 2021 3:28 pm

The most recent version of binaries already built of ScanTailor I know of is: ScanTailor v.2019.8.16 (also known as "ScanTailor 2019.8.16 Early Access")
Download page: https://github.com/4lex4/scantailor-adv ... 19.8.16_EA
Licence: GNU General Public License, version 3, 29 June 2007
ScanTailor strictly speaking is NOT-Portable because it writes a couple of keys to the registry (though I did not use YaP to fix this situation), but it is a "No-Install" app because it runs from a USB drive attached to any computer if the machine and the app are compatible (I tested only the 64-bit configuration).
It seems that the keys written to the registry keep track of the settings.
If ScanTailor is compiled from the sources, then according to the instructions for building the app ( https://github.com/4lex4/scantailor-libs-build ), it is possible to build a version of ScanTailor that writes its settings inside the app folder.

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