System Requirements

The system requirements for Scanshare are:

Supported Operating Systems

The Scanshare server application can be deployed on the following Windows operating systems

Fully supported:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022

Technically supported but no longer supported by Microsoft Mainstream:

  • Windows Vista SP2 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 r2

For more info about Microsoft Mainstream support please visit this page:


Technically supported means the software is installable and it runs under standard conditions till the current version.

However since the OS version is no longer supported by Microsoft under the mainstream there might be specific updates required no longer available or specific updates which might conflict with newer Scanshare components.

Supported Browser versions:

The application requires HTML5 and CSS3 to be supported in your browser. For this reason the application can be opened in:

  • Edge version 90 or higher
  • Chrome version 14 or higher
  • Firefox version 11 or higher
  • Opera version 12 or higher
  • Safari version 6 or higher

Suggested browser is Chrome.

Running under Virtualization

Scanshare server is supported in the most common virtual hardware environments, such as Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle VM VirtualBox, VMWare and QEMU.

Hardware Recommendations

The hardware requirements for the Scanshare server will depend greatly on the operating system selected, desired performance and workload placed onto it. Suggested configurations are as follows:

Suggested minimumRecommended
CPUDual CoreQuad Core
Disk Space80GB160GB SSD

Many components in the Scanshare server are multithreaded, or designed to run as a separate process. Therefore these components may benefit from multicore-enabled operating systems and hardware; the client communication process and various CPU-intensive functions (such as the optical character recognition module) are examples of such components.

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