1. Download and install the trial software
Visit the Nuance website at:
Click the free trial link
, which takes you here:
Fill out the short form and submit it.
Download the trial software and install it.
2. Run the program and invoke the Watched Folder feature
Run the program by clicking Start>All Programs>Nuance Power PDF Advanced>Power PDF Advanced.
Invoke the Watched Folder feature by clicking the Advanced Processing
menu, then the drop-down on the Batch Controls
ribbon button, then Watched Folder
3. Configure the Watched Folder settings
Tick the Enable Watched Folder
Click the Source
button and Browse to the folder that you want as the Watched Folder.
Tick the Include Subfolders
box if you want them.
Click the Destination
button and Browse to the folder where you want to store the converted PDFs.
Click the File Type
drop-down and select Searcheable PDF
(Nuance's spelling, not mine).
Fill in whatever other options you want, especially what to do with the finished source files.
4. Test the process
Copy one or more image-only PDFs into the Watched Folder.
After a short wait, check the Destination Folder to view the searchable PDFs that have been created.
Check the Source
folder and the Move to folder
specified in the Finished source files
settings to make sure that the source files were handled correctly.
That's it - you're done! If you find this video to be helpful, please click the thumbs-up
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