Papermerge is an open-source document management system (DMS) designed for archiving and retrieving digital documents. It offers a centralized platform to store and organize your documents, replacing the need for physical paper archives. With Papermerge, you can quickly scan your paper documents and upload them directly to the DMS, where they will be indexed using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology. This allows you to easily search for and retrieve any document using full-text search capabilities. Papermerge's main use case is the long-term storage of digital archives. It is actively developed and continually improved to meet the needs of its users.
Key Features
  • Document archiving and retrieval: Papermerge provides a centralized platform to store and organize your digital documents, replacing the need for physical paper archives.
  • OCR technology: The application uses OCR technology to extract text from scanned documents, enabling full-text search capabilities.
  • Full-text search: Users can search for documents using keywords and phrases, with results displayed based on relevance.
  • User-defined metadata: Papermerge allows users to add custom metadata to documents, folders, and pages, enhancing organization and search capabilities.
  • Tags and folders: Documents can be organized into folders and tagged with colored tags for easier categorization and retrieval.
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  • Non-Linear Scaling: Unlike many solutions, our pricing doesn't scale linearly with the number of users, providing cost efficiency even as your user base grows.
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Papermerge serves as an open-source alternative to proprietary document management systems.


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