Server Message Block, also known as SMB is an effective way of file sharing. So, what exactly can you share and who can you share it with?
As SMB is used for file sharing you can share multiple files, printers, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and other various communications to anyone within a network; users can share all of these types of files. It is a simple and convenient way to access and use these files for business and everyday tasks. Each computer within a network will have its own hard disks; however, clients may want to access files and other resources available to them. With SMB this is made possible as it can be used on both Windows and Mac which allows for appropriate and convenient digital file transferring straight from Plustek eScan.
Network (SMB/CIFS) allows users to save scan images and files to a designated folder on the same network. Whether is on a PC, NAS, or other network connected device. This application can save user the hassle and directly transfer scan results to user's desire destination.
The scanning to a network folder utilize the SAMBA (SMB/CIFS) networking protocol that seamlessly connects to your PC and turn the environment into an Active Directory, lists computers and other resources connected to your local-area network (LAN), just like the Network Neighborhood or My Network Places featured on your Windows PC. With a few simple clicks and taps, files can be transfer instantly without the need to install other client software or manually transferring the files via a thumb (USB disk) drive.