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Remark Classic OMR Features

Take a look at the following feature list to learn what Remark Classic OMR can do for you! See these powerful features in action by downloading the demo.

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Form and Setup Features

  • Form types

    Forms commonly scanned with Remark Classic OMR include tests, assessments, surveys, research studies, evaluations, inventory, field testing, and many others!

  • Standard forms

    Processes many standard OMR forms out of the box. View the Installed template list.

  • Custom forms

    Provides ability to create software definitions (templates) to scan custom forms.

  • Multipage form support

    Processes double-sided and multi-page forms.

Scanning and Form Processing Features

  • Scanners

    Works with common OMR scanners from Scantron, Chatsworth Data, Sekonic, DATAWIN, and Apperson

  • Accurate optical mark recognition
  • Barcodes

    Supports barcode reader on Scantron and Sekonic OMR scanners

  • Print on forms

    Prints user-specified information on scanned sheets when used in conjunction with a Scantron or Sekonic reader containing a printer (e.g., date, time, record number)

  • Scan and grade in one step

    Scan and Grade option allows you to print a grade on pages as they are scanned when using a scanner with a printer

  • Scantron SelfScore

    Supports SelfScore mode Scantron OMR readers so that grading can occur on the scanner as forms are scanned

  • Rejects forms with errors

    Supports select stacker to reject pages with errors on them and send them to the select stacker for review

  • Easy data clean up

    Integrated error correction/data-entry features

  • Capturing handwriting

    Input field type allows for data entry of handwritten data

  • Speech recognition

    Simplify entering in qualitative data by using your microphone or headset with our speech recognition engine for entering hand written comments or correcting exceptions.

  • Scans header sheets

    Processes batch header sheets that provide descriptive information about the forms being scanned

  • Database validation

    Validates scanned data against external databases

  • Database linking

    Links to external databases to pull in extra information, such as respondent demographics

  • Change logs

    Track changes made to data files for the utmost in security

  • Email

    Email data directly to constituents as soon as it is collected

Data Export

  • Export options

    Save data internally or export to 35+ formats

  • Formats include:
    • SPSS (SAV)
    • Access (MDB, ACCDB)
    • Excel (XLS, XLSX)
    • CSV
    • SQL Server
    • Oracle
    • Text (TXT)
    • Survey Pro (STL, ST3, SRV)
    • Opinionmeter
    • StatPac
    • Survey System (DAT)
    • Questionmark (QSF)
    • Report (RPT)
    • dBase (DBF)
    • Lotus (WK3, WK1, WKS, WJ3, WJ2)
    • Paradox (DB)
    • ODBC
    • XML
    • DIF Files (DIF)
    • HTML (HTM)
    • Save data files to your cloud storage accounts:
      • Dropbox
      • Google Drive

Data Analysis and Reporting Overview

Remark Classic OMR includes Remark Quick Stats®, a built-in analysis and reporting package that is used to grade tests or tabulate survey style forms. With the click of a button, the software provides many standard reports. Reports are customizable in terms of information displayed, colors, fonts and graphics. All reports can be exported to various formats (PDF, Excel, HTML and more) and emailed in order to get information into your constituents’ hands quickly and efficiently. Decisions based on your important data can be made immediately.

System Requirements

  • Minimum requirements:
    • Personal computer with 2 GHz or faster processor
    • Windows® 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems: Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (Note: SP stands for “Service Pack”)*
    • .NET 4.6.1 (or higher) framework
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package (will be installed if not present)
    • 2 GB RAM
    • 1 GB free fixed disk space
    • Screen/monitor resolution of 1024×768 or higher and at least 32-bit color
    • Support OMR scanner
    • Mouse or other pointing device
  • Recommended optional requirements:
    • Windows-supported printer
    • Internet connection recommended for initial software activation and email functionality
    • PDF viewer required to view installed documentation
    • Microphone for speech recognition
    • Microsoft Outlook 2007 or greater can be used for email functionality; if not present an internal Remark Classic OMR email client (using your SMTP server) may be used

*The software uses activation for license regulation. If you are not connected to the Internet you will need to manually activate the license periodically. If you choose to install on a virtual machine (VM), due to the nature of how virtual environments behave, activation is required every time the software is run.