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Colortrac Scanner SmartWorks PRO - SCAN & COPY Software

Colortrac Scanner SmartWorks PRO - SCAN & COPY Software

SmartWorks Pro software – One Interface, Two Applications

SmartWorks Pro Using a Mouse or Touch Screen enabled displays, the intuitive Graphical User Interface guides you quickly through the Scan-once workflow, making rapid changes to the image quality if required.  SmartWorks Pro is a software cost option and available in 2 formats:

Scan & Copy – scan to file and copy simultaneously

NEW Highlighter and Pencil Tracing Presets (pre-installed)

Update to the latest v1.7 release of SmartWorks Pro and discover two new presets that are installed and ready to use.  Available for the SC (SingleSensor) and SG (CCD) range of SmartLF scanners these presets allow quick access of software settings that normally require some setting up by the user.   Designed to boost highlighted  marker pen information and improve the contrast of pencil work on tracing or translucent paper these presets let you get more from your Colortrac scanner, faster.  The presets are fully user-adjustable.


Now save scan files in PDF/A standard for compliance with organisations requiring this type of PDF to safeguard digital data well into the future.

Crop copy, a neat new feature to reproduce the image but not the original’s printer borders

Ever been frustrated that the copy sometimes needs a wider roll in the printer than the original CAD print used or if you don’t use wider paper you run the risk of losing part of the copy?  Well now you can copy drawings that almost cover the sheet  without worrying about losing data.  Crop copy allows the SmartWorks Pro user to remove  digital margin information from the printed image without affecting the scan.  The result is a copy where the image scale is preserved as well as the paper size.

Internal driver for EPSON range of printers

This version now includes internal driver support for the Epson printer range.  Internal drivers permit the operator to achieve shorter first-copy-output-times (FCOT) and greater reliability over image placement, scale and orientation than the manufacturer’s Window drivers.

SmartWorks Pro Open PDF

SmartWorks Pro opens its own scans made to PDF format allowing these files to be checked or optionally re-saved into other file formats.  This is especially useful since Adobe Acrobat does not usually support the viewing of PDF files above 200 inches in length.

Scan to AutoCAD DWF format

SmartWorks Pro now allows the user to save any scan to the popular AutoCAD Design Review or .DWF format widely used for mark-up and annotation of drawings and plans by architects and engineers.  DWF images can be viewed, annotated or measured and freely exchanged with other users of the software.  AutoCAD Design Review is freely downloadable from Autodesk.   SmartWorks Pro DWF files contain raster data only.

Intuitive Graphical User Interface

The intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI) can be operated through either Mouse or Touch Screen enabled displays, providing simple working or rapid access to the wide range of new Full Color and Image Quality Editing features.

Superior Productivity with Scan-Once Workflow

With SmartWorks Pro, we believe the Scan-Once Workflow sets us apart by allowing any number of adjustments to be made in real-time after scanning the image file which is then updated and saved without any additional scanning or operator intervention. This reduces the amount of time incurred storing and retrieving the data file, re-scanning to review changes made or refreshing the screen content. Scan-Once also limits the opportunity for potential damage to the original document, especially if the document is fragile and/or valuable.

Automate using 10 Preset Filters

Let SmartWorks Pro enhance your productivity by using one of the 10 ALL NEW PRESET FILTERS. Completely overhauled in this version the new presets allow operators to have full control over the file format type of the scan file.  Automatic naming of the file according to the preset selected also helps users to identify files after scanning.  Simply pick the preset closest to your requirement and then modify during the scan to create your own optimised version. Designed to help the unfamiliar scanner operator get the best result from many different types of original documents preset filters can be used when scanning or copying.

Simplify Large Archive Jobs

Let SmartWorks Pro help you manage the scanned images by using the SmartWorks Pro Multi Page Document Manager, it allows the operator to combine large and differing scan file types into a single TIFF or PDF file. Creating a multi-page document outside of the scanning process has several advantages:

Allows operator freedom to edit and quality check each scan

Works with large or small files without slowing down the scanning process

Allows jpeg, png, pdf (raster) and tiff, monochrome and color files, physically large and physically small files all to be built into one self-contained file

Allows very long pdf documents to be constructed

Copes with interrupted scan flow without affecting or corrupting the whole file

Does not require an especially powerful computer since Multi Page Document creation takes place outside of the scanning workflow

Add new images without rescanning all the internal documents again

Accepts JPEG, PNG, PDF (raster) and TIFF images from external sources

Files can be selected and re-ordered as necessary before saving to a multi-page TIFF or PDF document. To view your PDF multi-page documents you will need Adobe Acrobat or similar. View your TIFF multi-page documents in an application which can open multiple page TIFF files such as Windows PhotoViewer. You may also increase the throughput of your scanned documents by using the advanced Auto Size feature that automatically sets the parameters of the scan to suit the size of original document. Also use the Auto Detect Document – starts the scan automatically allowing the operator to concentrate on the staging of the document and preparing subsequent materials for feeding. Use the Auto Name feature where the operator can define the basic file name and SmartWorks Pro appends the relevant scan number to the file name for each subsequent document scanned. It can also be set to provide an Automatic Time Stamp to each file and also includes options that control over-writing of the file. These combined features allow the operator to scan multiple sheets simply by continually feeding the scanner with new documents.

Improve Scan Quality

The main issues relating to the quality of scan are directly related to the quality of the original document. If the original is perfect, then the scan or copy will also be good. Unfortunately many originals are not perfect and many have feint hand-written annotations or are just plain worn out. This is the point where SmartWorks Pro can really help. For a pure monochrome scan file, the image needs to be small for storage, even when it has to come from a discoloured drawing, a blueprint or a damaged or badly stained original. Bi-tonal Thresholding provides the easiest means of achieving this and has internal options for simple or 2D adaptive thresholding. 2D Adaptive Thresholding can remove varying background coloration with ease whereas Simple Thresholding is more efficient at converting previously copied or cleaner originals. Scan-Once allows these methods to be applied and adjusted quickly and efficiently

File Size Management

User selectable file quality controls in SmartWorks Pro allow the scanner operator to decide the file size and image quality combination they prefer for any JPEG or PDF scan.  Quality settings can be pre-set before the scan or used following any image editing operation.  The quality and file compression levels for all monochrome TIF and PDF files are pre-set to maximum and use a lossless method of image compression.

Color Management

By integrating ICC Color Management into SmartWorks Pro viewer, Colortrac has been able to provide a very accurate representation of scanned and printed output. SmartWorks Pro can attach profile information to each scanned image file (selectable), ensuring accurate color reproduction when reloading into SmartWorks Pro or displaying using other color calibrated viewers.  SmartWorks Pro can capture raw RGB, Profiled RGB, sRGB and Adobe RGB color space data from the scanner.

Printer Management

When using the SmartWorks Pro Scan & Copy or Copier versions there are several different alternatives to how the printer driver can be used. By using the standard Windows™ printer driver the output characteristics of the scanned image are defined based on the sophistication of the chosen output printer manufacturer. For some Windows printer drivers, the options for paper conservation and color profile selection can be limited. SmartWorks Pro Printer Drivers allow the user to create printer profiles specifically suited to the chosen output media and also to benefit from greater control over precise copy size and economical paper utilization. For compatibility with large CAD drafting printers TIFF files can be held in an Optional Hot Folder. With this feature all scans are automatically detected and printed by the CAD printer without the use of printer drivers. Note: CAD printer must support hot folder/RIP operation.

ApplicationColour Scanning
Scanner Size36"
Scanner SoftwareScan and Copy

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Product Description

SmartWorks Pro- SCAN & COPY Software 

Professional scanning software for Colortrac wide format scanners

SmartWorks Pro continues to evolve and now provides two new presets to make it easier and quicker to get the most from your Colortrac scanner when scanning or copying. When copying the new Cropcopy feature automatically removes printed margins eliminating the need for oversize copy paper. SmartWorks Pro - simple but sophisticated.

• ScanOnce workflow allows any number of adjustments to update in real-time.

• 10 Preset Filters offer a quick selection of your preferred key scanning parameters.

• Multi-Page Document Manager allows the operator to combine large and differing scan file types into a single TIFF or PDF.

• AutoSize feature suits the size of the original.

• AutoDetect Document starts the scan automatically.

• Auto Name lets you decide on basic file name, eventually including Automatic Time Stamp

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