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Remote document scanning software for Terminal Server, Citrix, Cloud & VDI. Terminal server and cloud environments do not support remote desktop scanning. Quest RemoteScan solves this by offering a seamless way to connect your document scanners within your remote desktop session. Get secure remote scanning workflow across multiple environments and solutions for regulated sectors, such as healthcare, financial, freight and government.
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Secure remote scanning

RemoteScan enables you to map the drivers of document scanners to any scanning software hosted in Terminal Server, Microsoft Azure, Citrix or VMware environments, making document archiving to the cloud effortless. RemoteScan fully supports Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) scanning for server- or cloud-hosted electronic medical record (EMR) scan software, accounting software or other document management solutions. RemoteScan software provides a secure, remote scanning workflow where scanned images are immediately transmitted to the server using encrypted virtual channels. You can also set up RemoteScan to share any scanner with other users on the network.


Support for all scanner brands

Use with all TWAIN- and WIA-compliant scanners or image capture devices

Easy installation

Installs in less than five minutes and works out of the box

Comply with enterprise requirements

Default settings and configuration templates ensure disparate desktop scanners are compliant

Flexible licensing

Choose from workstation- or user-based licensing, depending on your needs

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RemoteScan currently comes in five editions designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes. Choose an edition and licensing model for your document scanning software requirements.

Key features

Scanner redirection

Document scanning software on the server detects scanners at remote locations as if they are locally attached

High-efficiency compression

Maintain image quality without network congestion thanks to lossless and lossy compression options

Support TWAIN-compliant applications

Use with all applications that can import from any camera or scanner using TWAIN image capture

Support multiple protocols

Use with Windows RDP, VMware PCoIP, and Citrix ICA/HDX protocols

Customizable settings

Lock down scanner settings to provide a consistent user experience and to eliminate network congestion

Multiple languages

Choose from versions in English, Spanish, German, Dutch, French and Italian

Technical specifications

  • Supports any TWAIN- or WIA-compliant image capture device, including: high capacity sheet-fed scanners, check scanners, card scanners, all-in-one devices, webcams, flatbed scanners, digital cameras, digital X-ray machines and intraoral cameras.
  • Supports Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner models: iX1500, iX500, iX100, S1300i, S1100i.
  • Supports TWAIN-compliant applications including Hyland OnBase, Laserfiche, Adobe Acrobat and Intuit QuickBooks, electronic medical records (EMR) software, as well as custom applications.
  • Supports Windows 10.x, 8.x and 7; Windows XP; Windows XPe; and Windows Embedded thin clients
  • Supports all 32- and 64-bit versions of Azure Cloud, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, Citrix/XenServer/XenDesktop and VMware/Horizon View




Access TWAIN scanners connected directly to client workstations
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