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Elite vs OEM Basic Features

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Which features are included in Kofax VRS 5.x Elite licensing and which features are included in Kofax VRS 5.x OEM Basic licensing?



Both the Kofax VRS 5.x Elite license and Kofax VRS 5.x OEM Basic license provide the Kofax VRS 5.x Basic feature set and the AIPE feature set. However, a Kofax VRS 5.x Elite license is necessary to unlock the Kofax VRS 5.x Elite feature set.


Feature Kofax VRS 5.x Elite Kofax VRS 5.x Basic
Auto Crop X X
Auto Deskew X X
Edge Cleanup X X
Auto Brightness X X
Gamma Correction X X
Speckle Removal X X
Fluent UI X X
Simplified Installer X X
Auto Orientation X  
Auto Contrast, Intelligent Cleanup X  
Auto Color Detection X  
Color Suppression X  
Color Smoothing X  
Blank Page Detection X  
AIPE Features X (scan and file import) X (scan only)
Enhanced Bar Code (EBC) Engine X (Workgroup- and Production-level only)  
Multicore Processing – CGA X X
Edge Fill X  
Hole Fill X  
Merge Sides X  
Intelligent Halftone X  
Auto Profile X  
Multicore Processing X  
Device Health – Local X  
Device Health – SNMP X  


  • Auto Contrast and Intelligent Cleanup are two separate settings in VRS 5.1. In VRS 4.x, these settings were a part of the Advanced Clarity feature.
  • AIPE features include Annotation/Endorser Support, Bar Code Recognition, Black Border Removal, Deshade, Deskew, Despeckle, Forms Recognition, Image Filtering, Line Removal, Patch Code Recognition, and Streak Removal.
  • Enhanced Bar Code recognition is only available at scan-time with VRS software licensing. Enhanced Bar Code recognition during import requires a hardware EBC license.
  • Multicore Processing is only available with a Production-level Kofax VRS 5.x Elite license in Kofax VRS 5.0 and 5.1. In Kofax VRS 5.1.1 and higher, Multicore Processing is available with Desktop-level, Workgroup-level, and Production-level Kofax VRS 5.x Elite licenses.


To determine the proper license-level for the scanner, see the Scanner Configurator.

Level of Complexity 



Applies to  

Product Version Build Environment Hardware
Kofax VRS 5.1.1
All All N/A
Avision OEM VRS 5.1 All N/A
Canon OEM VRS 5.1
All N/A
HP OEM VRS 5.1.1
All N/A




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