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PaperCut MF Cloud Services - Release History

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For more details on PaperCut MF features, see the PaperCut MF Release History page.

This page contains the release history for three separate PaperCut MF Cloud Services. Click on the link below to jump to the appropriate section.

Scan to Cloud

20 Feb, 2024

  • Fixed an issue where some newly authorized scan jobs are failing delivery. [S2C-944]

15 Feb, 2024

  • OneDrive: fixed an issue where handling some errors, such as running out of storage space, could cause delivery delay or failure without a notification email. [S2C-944]

6 Dec, 2023

  • Fixed a rare issue that caused a few minutes delay in delivering scan files to cloud storage destinations. [S2C-938], [S2C-939]

20 Nov, 2023

  • Platform upgrades, now in the Americas and Europe regions, to improve stability of the Scan to Cloud service. [SC-2112]

15 Nov, 2023

  • Platform upgrades, in the APAC region first, to improve stability of the Scan to Cloud service. [SC-2112]

18 Jul, 2022

  • Updated Thai and French translations in some of PaperCut MF’s scan job notification emails: job delivery, job delivery fail, first job authorization.

20 Jun, 2022

  • Fixed an issue where Scan to Dropbox users kept receiving authorization emails [SC-1218]

30 Mar, 2022

  • Added scan job status reporting to report scanning status (scanned/OCR’d/delivered/errors) to the PaperCut Hive admin console for when this feature goes live.
  • Updated logging for scan to OneDrive.

11 Aug, 2021

  • Added an endpoint for getting and removing storage provider authorizations.

29 Jun, 2021

  • Platform upgrades to prepare for new functionality and features in the future. Please note that this should not have had any impact on current services.

26 Aug, 2020

  • Fixed an issue that occasionally prevented uploading scan results to the Box connector.

03 Mar, 2020

  • Fix file links included in emails to uploaded files for the Box connector.

10 Feb, 2020

  • Error handling improvements for SharePoint and OneDrive connectors
  • Fixed a rare issue that may cause some cloud storage providers to be not shown during scan action creation

1 Jul, 2019

  • Added SharePoint online as a cloud destination provider

1 Feb, 2019

  • Added the following cloud storage connectors:
    • pCloud
    • Evernote

24 July, 2018

  • Added Box as a cloud storage provider

16 July, 2018

  • Added Dropbox Business as a cloud storage provider

5 July, 2018

  • Added translations for several languages
    • Catalan
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Spanish
    • Chinese (China)
    • Chinese (Hong Kong)
    • Chinese (Taiwan)
    • Portuguese (Portugal)
    • Italian
    • Hungarian
    • Welsh

Self-hosted Document Processing (On-premises \ Local \ Private Cloud)

Version 1.1.31 (29 Mar, 2023)

  • Solved an issue where PDF/A scan file sizes were coming out larger than usual . [SC-1617]

Version 1.1.30 (2 Mar, 2023)

  • Released a fix that improves the image quality of scan jobs compressed with the low compression level. [SC-1523]

Version 1.1.28 (6 Dec, 2022)

  • Reverted to 1.1.25 functionality due to issues found in 1.1.26 and 1.1.27 versions where some PDF files were not getting compressed.
  • Reverted compliance from PDF/A-2b to PDF/A-1b.

Version1.1.27 (6 Dec, 2022)

  • Fixed an issue where scans that have PDF/A and compression turned on don’t produce compressed files.
  • Updated PDF/A compliance from PDF/A-1b to PDF/A-2b.(Reverted back to PDF/A-1b on 1.1.28)

Version 1.1.26 (25 Nov, 2022)

  • Fixed an issue where compression is not triggered when no document processing features are selected.

Version 1.1.25 (19 May 2022)

  • Fix to despeckle to remove small artifacts added to output image. [SC-1150]

Version 1.1.24 (6 May 2022)

  • Fixed reading of DefaultCompression value from config. [SC-1154]

Version 1.1.23 (28 April 2022)

  • Fixed page count retrieval on Windows machines. [SC-1143]

Version 1.1.22 (14 April 2022)

  • Improved PDF/A conformance. [SC-1124]

Version 1.1.21 (6 April 2022)

  • Minor tweaks to PDF/A handling ready for PaperCut MF 22.0. [SC-1091]

Version 1.1.20 (31 March 2022)

  • Returned default behaviour back to applying PDF/A for processed PDF files for versions of PaperCut MF prior to 22.0. [SC-1091]

Version 1.1.19 (22 March 2022)

  • Added PDF Compression to support Enhanced Compression within PaperCut MF 22.0 Scan Actions [PO-413]
  • Fixed the Convert to PDF/A Scan action option to correctly apply when selected. (Requires PaperCut MF 22.0 or greater) [PO-477]

Version 1.1.18 (17 December 2021)

  • Fixed an issue where larger scan jobs could result in the final document having pages out of order. [PO-689]

Version 1.1.17 (26 November 2021)

  • Fixed an issue with page ordering when using batch spitting, that could sometimes cause incorrect page numbering. [PO-10]

Version 1.1.16 (8 November 2021)

  • Fixed an issue when exporting a scanned document as DOCX [PO-624]

Version 1.1.15 (19 October 2021)

  • Improved the OCR engine to take advantage of multiple cores per job, on top of the existing ability to process multiple jobs at once. Add MaxWorkersPerJob as a new config value within C:\Program Files\PaperCut OCR\data\config\config.toml to control the maximum number of workers that can be assigned to each OCR job (Defaults to 1). [PO-452]

Version 1.1.14 (4 August 2021)

  • Previously when ‘Searchable PDF’ was turned on in a scan action the PDF file outputted could be larger in size than when ‘Searchable PDF’ was turned off; we have now addressed this issue and turning ‘Searchable PDF’ on should no longer significantly impact the size of the output file.

Note: if other options such as despeckle, deskew, or ‘remove blank pages’ are turned on then the PDF produced may still be larger when compared to a file generated without these options on.

Note 2: To enable this feature after an auto-update, please edit C:\Program Files\PaperCut OCR\pc-ocr.conf file to include an extra line:

Below this line
“-engine=v*/pc-ocr-engine.exe”,
Add this line
“-splice=v*/pc-splice.exe”,

This change is not required after a manual install, as your config file will be updated during the install process.

Version 1.1.9 (4 August 2020)

  • Fixed a very rare issue that could cause two users to receive the same document after processing.

Version 1.1.7 (26 May 2020)

  • Updated the deployment mechanism.

Version 1.1.6 (30 March 2020)

  • Fixed an issue where despeckle was discarding image DPI resulting in large printed PDFs.

Version 1.1.5 (10 March 2020)

  • Fixed an issue that fails the job when the blank page removal option causes an empty output.

Version 1.1.4 (13 February 2020)

  • Fixed another case of jobs failing when the installation directory and Windows temp were on different volumes.

Version 1.1.3 (11 February 2020)

  • Added new options to configure cypher suites and the minimum supported TLS version.
  • Fixed an issue where some images are unnecessarily rotated by the engine.

Version 1.1.2 (18 November 2019)

  • Fixed jobs failing when the installation directory and Windows temp were on different volumes.

Version 1.1.1 (4 November 2019)

  • Fixed an issue with jobs that would fail if MF 19.2.0 with OCR enabled and settings had never been applied on the Options→Capture page.

Version 1.1.0 (29 October 2019)

  • Support for document processing features for scan jobs: deskew, despeckle, job splitting, blank page removal.

Version 0.3.4 (24 June 2019)

  • Fixed some job files not deleting until the service was restarted (now deleted on job completion).

Version 0.3.3 (17 June 2019)

  • Fixed an issue with OCR not working with non-Latin characters.

Version 0.3.1 (16 May, 2019)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented documents containing pages with different orientations from being converted to a text-searchable file.

Version 0.3.0 (28 March, 2019)

  • Fixed an issue that prevented documents larger than 4MB from being converted to a text-searchable file.

Version 0.2.0 (26 March, 2019)

  • Introduced software auto-updates.

Version 0.1.0 (20 March, 2019)

  • Initial release. Users can now create text-searchable documents from any type of Scan Action, to easily find important information in a document. DOCX and PDF text-searchable outputs are supported. (PaperCut MF version 19.0.0+)

Cloud Document Processing

15 Feb, 2024

  • Routine platform upgrades in all regions. [DOC-419]

14 Dec, 2023

  • Upgraded the OCR engine now in the Americas region. [CEDU-4]

13 Dec, 2023

  • Upgraded the OCR engine in the Europe, the United Kingdom, and APAC regions. [CEDU-4]

24 Nov, 2023

  • Platform upgrades in all regions to improve stability of the Cloud Document Processing service. [SC-2125]

20 Nov, 2023

  • Fixed an issue, now in the Americas and Europe regions, in scan actions with compression turned on, for very large scanned documents (hundreds of pages) that caused compression not to work and the scan file be delivered uncompressed. [SC-2054]

14 Nov, 2023

  • Fixed an issue, in the APAC region first, in scan actions with compression turned on, for very large scanned documents (hundreds of pages) that caused compression not to work and the scan file be delivered uncompressed. [SC-2054]

09 Oct, 2023

  • Fixed an issue, in the Americas and Europe regions, that caused PDF/A files that were compressed by PaperCut to crash on Adobe Acrobat Pro. The APAC region was updated on 02-Oct-2023. [SC-1998]

02 Oct, 2023

  • Fixed an issue, in APAC region first, that caused PDF/A files that were compressed by PaperCut to crash on Adobe Acrobat Pro. [SC-1998]

20 Sep, 2023

  • Fixed an issue where PDF files that were generated using OCR and compression were causing Adobe Acrobat Reader (free version) to crash. [SC-1998]

12 Sep, 2023

  • Compression engine migrated to Linux in the Americas and Europe regions. The APAC region was updated on 7-Sep-2023. [SC-1961]
  • Fixed an issue, in the Americas and Europe regions,  where cloud document processing was producing a larger PDF  file size than the original PDF when Compression was the only Document Processing feature selected. The APAC region was updated on 7-Sep-2023. [SC-1541]

07 Sep, 2023

  • Compression engine migrated to Linux in the APAC region first. [SC-1961]
  • Fixed an issue, in APAC region first,  where cloud document processing was producing a larger PDF  file size than the original PDF when Compression was the only Document Processing feature selected. [SC-1541]

14 Mar, 2023

  • This update was reverted due to issues: Released a fix, to the Europe region first, that improves the image quality of scan jobs compressed with the medium compression level and high compression level. [SC-1573]

03 Mar, 2023

  • Released a fix, for the Americas region and APAC region, that improves the image quality of scan jobs compressed with the low compression level. The fix for Europe was released on 23-Feb. [SC-1523]

23 Feb, 2023

  • Released a fix, to the Europe region first, that improves the image quality of scan jobs compressed with the low compression level. [SC-1523]

6 Dec, 2022

  • Reverted changes to cloud document processing due to issues found on last deployment: some PDF files are not getting compressed.

25 Nov, 2022

  • Updates for cloud document processing to decrease compression time.

27 September, 2022

  • PaperCut Hive Integrated Scanning: updates done to reduce the possibility of scan files not being delivered to the scan destination. [SC-1350]

8 September, 2022

  • Fixed an issue where document processing fails when enabling split on blank page and remove blank pages at the same time. [SC-1338]

23 May, 2022

  • Fix to despeckle to remove small artifacts added to output image. [SC-1150]

14 Apr, 2022

  • Enhancements to improve stability of cloud document processing.
  • For PaperCut Hive’s Quick Scans with metadata files: added processing items metadata files.
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF/A conformance level is not retained when using cloud compression. [SC-1124]

6 April, 2022

  • Added PDF Compression to support Enhanced Compression within PaperCut MF 22.0 Scan Actions and an upcoming Hive release [DOC-392]

30 Mar, 2022

  • Added support for PaperCut Hive Integrated Scanning.
  • Added scan job status reporting to report scanning status (scanned/OCR’d/delivered/errors) to the PaperCut Hive admin console for when this feature goes live.

17 Dec, 2021

  • Fixed an issue where larger scan jobs could result in the final document having pages out of order. [PO-689]

22 Nov, 2021

  • Fixed an issue with page ordering when using batch spitting, that could sometimes cause incorrect page numbering. [PO-10]

8 Nov, 2021

  • Improved speed of Cloud OCR for documents over 5 pages long. [PO-452]

28 Jul, 2021

  • Previously when ‘Searchable PDF’ was turned on in a scan action the PDF file outputted could be larger in size than when ‘Searchable PDF’ was turned off; we have now addressed this issue, and turning ‘Searchable PDF’ on should no longer significantly impact the size of the output file.

Note: if other options such as despeckle, deskew, or ‘remove blank pages’ are turned on then the PDF produced may still be larger when compared to a file generated without these options on.

2 Apr, 2020

  • Fixed an issue where despeckle was discarding image DPI resulting in large printed PDFs.

17 Feb, 2020

  • Fixed an issue where some images are unnecessarily rotated by the engine.

29 Oct, 2019

  • Support for document processing features for scan jobs: deskew, despeckle, job splitting, blank page removal.

9 Apr, 2019

  • OCR now supports over 100 languages.

20 Dec, 2018

  • OCR performance improvements

15 Nov, 2018

  • Cloud OCR support with PaperCut MF 18.3.2 release.

Categories: Reference Articles , Integrated Scanning


Keywords: release notes , Scan to Cloud Storage , Cloud Document Processing , Self-hosted Document Processing , Locally hosted Document Processing , On-premises Document Processing , On-premise Document Processing , text-searchable documents , mf-only

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Last updated February 20, 2024