One of the only eco-friendly software packages for Mac OS X, Paperless is software that helps you cut through the clutter. Using the Paperless Optical Character Recognition (OCR), you can scan your receipts, warranty cards, deposit slips and other paperwork and Paperless will automatically recognize and categorize these documents. The built-in search functionality even lets you find and organize receipts and documents into Smart Collections. Already have your documents as PDFs or other file formats? No problem. Simply drag and drop them into Paperless.
A plethora of Paperless
Many products on the market today are one trick ponies. They can accomplish one objective and then its usefulness ends. Paperless is much more than a one trick pony...call it a stable of stallions.
Prepare expense reports
Do you have to prepare expense reports? If so, Paperless can help. Once you store your receipts in Paperless, you can select the receipts to email, print, or export to PDF.
Painlessly handle taxes and accounting
In many cases, the IRS (or other tax authority) may accept electronic copies of your receipts. Paperless makes gathering information for taxes a snap!
Manage flexible spending
Do you have a flexible spending plan or a cafeteria plan at work? If so, then you know how much of a pain it is to gather up all the paperwork when the time comes to submit the receipts. With Paperless, put items into a category called Medical or Flexible Spending, then create a smart collection for the time period, say the last six months. Next select the receipts, hit print and you've now handled most of the work already. If your plan accepts it, you can even export the text content of your receipts as a CSV file and import it into Microsoft Excel; you can print this and might be able to simply submit it.
Store owner's manuals
Are you finding that most owner's manuals these days come as PDFs and are either on the manufacturer's website or on a CD? Can you ever locate the information when you need it? Simply add these manuals to a Paperless library and they're accessible with a few quick keystrokes.
Access legal documents
If you're a lawyer or anyone that has lots of documents about various cases or topics, Paperless can help you organize. Many lawyers are moving from the massive amounts of paper they generate to electronic storage. This is economical and easy to do. Combine Paperless with a fast scanner such as the Fujitsu ScanSnap and paper can virtually be eliminated.
Be ready in case of a disaster
While we all hate to think what could happen in a disaster, recovering from one can be a trying experience. If you prepare ahead of time and put all your important documents into Paperless before the disaster, recovery is just a little easier.
Be empowered by Paperless
Order and peace of mind. You need one to have the other. With Paperless, you can create a database for just about everything, storing all sorts of data and documents. From all those product manuals for your tools hanging in your basement to a searchable database of your 2nd grader's pictures and all the other cool stuff she brings home from school. Store and organize it all, digitally, safely, and systematically.
Make a difference
A while ago, someone said that we would soon be a paperless society. Now it seems like we use paper more than ever. Let's face it. We need paper. We use paper. So how can we positively affect our environment? Simply by using less and managing our existing resources. Mariner Paperless does both. By taking your paper receipts, product manuals and other documents and creating an electronic record, your paper product can become part of the recycling process. And, Paperless is software that has the ability to keep up and maintain the task of reducing the need for paper. Mariner has created a a solution that can make a difference. Now, it's all up to you.
Mac OS X 10.5 +
TWAIN compliant scanner or Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M or S300M, Pentax DS Mobile 600 scanner (recommended)
Scanner Compatibility Notes
Nearly any scanner will work with Paperless through the Image Capture method, however we strongly recommend using a TWAIN compliant scanner or Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500M, Fujitsu ScanSnap S300M or Pentax DS mobile 600. We have found that Fujitsu and Pentax have the best drivers on the market at this time; your results may vary using any other scanner. If you have problems with your scanner and Paperless, it is likely caused by the scanner drivers. Please contact your scanner vendor for assistance. Some issues have been reported regarding HP and Epson scanners/drivers. Canon, Brother, and Lexmark scanners have also received mixed results. As with any of our products, if you are unsure Paperless will meet your expectations, please feel free to download a trial copy to test in your own environment before purchasing.
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