Reducing Bleed-Through for Magazines or Books

Bleed-through can be reduced.

Bleed-through may appear in the scanned image when there is text or illustration on the back side of the document.

To reduce bleed-through, change the settings in the following procedure.


For documents described below, bleed-through reduction may not function effectively. In that case, clear the [Reduce bleed-through] checkbox.

  • Documents with light colored letters or pictures/documents with thin letters or lines/documents with a dark background color

    The color may not be reproduced or the color may be changed. If you want to recognize the marked character strings, the recognition rate for the characters may be lowered.

  • Documents where the color for letters is light or the letters are thin

    The recognition rate for the characters may be lowered.

  • Documents with a lot of bleed-through

    The bleed-through may be emphasized.

  1. Click Settings Icon in the pop-up menu and select [Settings].

    The [ScanSnap Manager Evernote Edition] Window ([General] Tab) appears.

  2. Select the [Reduce bleed-through] checkbox in the following tabs.

    • [Documents] tab

    • [Business Cards] tab

    • [Receipts] tab

    • [Photographs] tab

  3. Close the [ScanSnap Manager Evernote Edition] window.

  4. Load a document in the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to How to Load Documents.

  5. Press the Scan button on the ScanSnap to start a scan.

    The scanned image with reduced bleed-through is saved.