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Scan Using Nuance™ PaperPort™ 14SE or Other Windows Applications

You can use the Nuance PaperPort 14SE application for scanning.
  • To download the Nuance PaperPort 14SE application, click image (Brother Utilities), select Do More in the left navigation bar, and then click PaperPort.
  • Nuance PaperPort 14SE supports Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows 11.
  • For detailed instructions on using each application, click the application's Help menu, and then click Getting Started Guide in the Help ribbon.

The instructions for scanning in these steps are for PaperPort 14SE. For other Windows applications, the steps will be similar. PaperPort 14SE supports both TWAIN and WIA drivers; the TWAIN driver (recommended) is used in these steps.

  • Depending on the model of your machine, Nuance PaperPort 14SE may not be included. If it is not included, you can use other software applications that support scanning.
  1. Load your document.
  2. Start PaperPort 14SE.
    Do one of the following:
    • Windows 10

      Click image>Nuance PaperPort 14>PaperPort.

    • Windows 8.1

      Click image (PaperPort).

    • Windows 7

      Using your computer, click image (Start)>All Programs>Nuance PaperPort 14>PaperPort.

  3. Click the Desktop menu, and then click Scan Settings in the Desktop ribbon.

    The Scan or Get Photo panel appears on the left side of the screen.

  4. Click Select.
  5. From the available Scanners list, select TWAIN: TW-Brother XXX-XXXX or TWAIN: TW-Brother XXX-XXXX LAN (where XXX-XXXX is the name of your model).
  6. Select the Display scanner dialog box checkbox in the Scan or Get Photo panel.
  7. Click Scan.

    The Scanner Setup dialog box appears.


  8. Adjust the settings in the Scanner Setup dialog box, if needed.
  9. Click the Document Size drop-down list, and then select your document size.
  10. Click PreScan to preview your image and crop unwanted portions before scanning.
  11. Click Start.

    The machine starts scanning.

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