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DocsVault Small Business Edition

£25 inc VAT

Manufacturer: DocsVault

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

Easy Data Access' DocsVault Small Business Edition can help consultants, lawyers, and other businesses cut down on messy paper files.

Easy Data Access' DocsVault Small Business Edition can help consultants, lawyers, and other businesses cut down on messy paper files.

DocsVault Small Business is an inexpensive client-server software provides useful tagging and search features for managing and tracking electronic documents and digitised files. DocsVault Small Business' only drawback is that it has no built-in OCR (optical character recognition).

You can import any electronic document from any networked disk connected to the DocsVault Small Business server. On client computers DocsVault Small Business adds a menu to several Office apps to help save documents to Docsvault. You can even scan documents and add them to the DocsVault Small Business database as Adobe PDF files.

DocsVault Small Business lacks OCR software for creating searchable text, however. DocsVault Small Business's Explorer view lets you tag documents for sorting in electronic filing cabinets, which you identify using custom-created or default labels.

DocsVault Small Business also allows you to save and track versions of documents, and users can check files in and out to prevent multiple people making simultaneous changes. DocsVault Small Business's Task Management feature helps you manage workflow. For example, it lets you send a draft document to a colleague.

DocsVault Expert Verdict »

Intel or AMD processor
Windows XP/2000
512MB of RAM
20MB disk space
  • Ease of Use: We give this item 8 of 10 for ease of use
  • Features: We give this item 7 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 8 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

DocsVault Small Business would make a good entry-level document manager for small businesses needing to quickly file and find documents, and is inexpensive compared with competitors.

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