A paper presented at UIST 2003:
Perceptually-SupportedImage Editing of Text and Graphics
(best paper award)
ScanScribe UIST Video Figure
ScanScribe requires the use of Sun Java JRE, version 1.4.1 or higher. If you do not have the Java JRE already installed on your machine, you will need to install it before continuing. Java is available free of charge from Oracle at http://www.java.com.On some Windows installations (Windows 8, sometimes Windows 7), after installing Java you will need to add a link to the runtime directory as a PATH System environment variable. See http://java.com/en/download/help/path.xml or search on the web for other helpful links for how to do this.
Recently there have been serious security issues with Java. People are being advised to turn off Java in their browsers because web sites containing malware.
ScanScribes runs as a Java Application, not a browser Applet. All activity takes place on your desktop or laptop.
**IMPORTANT**: Before opening the file, make sure the downloaded file name includes the extension, .exe.
ScanScribe05b3 (2013, preferred): ScanScribe05b3-setup.exe
ScanScribe1.0a7 (2012): ScanScribe1.0a7ostrwin32.exe
For Windows 7, you may need to run the installer from a command prompt, with a special extension:
(This assumes the installer file is in a directory called C:\downloads. Replace this with your actual download directory.)
ScanScribe05b1 (2013, preferred): ScanScribe05b1.dmg
ScanScribe1.0a7 (2012): ScanScribe1.0a7.dmg
Open the .dmg file. If your Mac says something like, "The app is damaged and cannot be opened", then you may need to change your security settings. Follow the instructions on this link,
or search for "mac app is damaged cannot be opened" for similar instructions on how to allow applications to be opened that don't come from the Apple app store.
ScanScribe was an application of the Perceptual Document
Analysis Area, in the Intelligent Systems Laboratory,
Palo Alto Research Center.