A Simple, Elegant Approach to Information Management

Today, successful organizations need more than search and retrieval of imaged and electronic documents. They need to optimize the decision-making process by getting the right content—whether structured or unstructured, paper or electronic, audio or video, photograph or e-mail—into the right hands at the right time.

Laserfiche Avante is a cutting-edge solution that combines comprehensive content management functionality with business process management (BPM) tools to both manage and process information—turning it into an asset that enables efficiency and smart decision-making organization-wide.

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Who needs Laserfiche Avante?

Organizations with up to 100 users.

Out-of-the-Box Functionality

  • The intuitive, Windows-based Laserfiche Client.
  • A Laserfiche content server.
  • The Laserfiche Workflow automation system.
  • Laserfiche Scanning tools that support TWAIN and ISIS scanners.
  • Microsoft Windows/Office interoperability to archive Outlook e-mail and more.

Additional Capabilities:

  • DoD 5015.2-certified Records Management.
  • Audit Trail tracking.
  • High-volume document capture and processing.
  • Fully functional thin client for Web access.
  • Read-only public Web portal.

Laserfiche Avante Advantage

Functionality, Meet Flexibility

Every organization has its own unique needs. Some are looking for a secure content repository, some need to access information through primary business applications such as geographic information system (GIS) or customer relationship management (CRM), and some want to enable repeatable processes such as case management, contract management, AP processing and more.

Laserfiche Avante is an agile enterprise content management (ECM) system that can be quickly and easily configured to meet any organization’s needs. In addition to industry-leading content management to help you store, retrieve and secure your information, Laserfiche Avante includes sophisticated workflow tools to automate content-centric business processes while enabling increased visibility into performance.

  • Laserfiche Avante empowers your organization to operate more efficiently, effectively and profitably by:
  • Managing all organizational content—both structured and unstructured—throughout its life cycle.
  • Ensuring that information is an asset that is consistent, reliable, useful and available.
  • Facilitating compliance with failsafe security and auditing features.
  • Integrating seamlessly with the applications employees use every day.
  • Streamlining operations by automating manual, repetitive processes.

Laserfiche Avante Licensing & Pricing

Named User Licensing

Laserfiche Avante’s named user licenses include everything you need to get started for $500 per license (U.S. pricing only). Servers are sold individually and support industry-standard Microsoft and Oracle database platforms.

Flexible Pricing Structure

Laserfiche Avante’s pricing structure makes it simple and affordable to add new features and functionality to your Laserfiche system as your needs change.

Laserfiche Avante System Diagram

Capture Store Secure Automate Search & Retrieve


  • Add paper documents to your Laserfiche repository with an intuitive scanning interface.
  • Create archival TIFF images of electronic documents without repetitive printing and scanning.


  • Centralize management of multiple types of information, including digitized paper documents, electronic documents, e-mail and digital audio and video files. Servers are sold individually and support industry-standard Microsoft and Oracle database platforms.


  • Protect your information with comprehensive security features.


  • Promote constant productivity with rule-based or scheduled routing, e-mail notification and a toolbox of more than 60 built-in activities.

Search & Retrieve

  • Give users intuitive, instant access to information. Users each have their own connection through the Laserfiche Client, so they are always able to access their information.

Quick Fields

  • Laserfiche Quick Fields provides high-volume document capture and processing tools, including data extraction modules, capture tools, image enhancements and forms processing tools.

Laserfiche Plus

  • Laserfiche Plus archives documents on CDs, DVDs, USB drives or external hard drives in self-contained repositories that include built-in viewers and search engines.

Laserfiche RME

  • Laserfiche Records Management Edition a DoD 5015.2-certified solution, fully integrates records management with your Laserfiche Avante system.

Audit Trail

  • Laserfiche Audit Trail tracks actions users take within the Laserfiche system, so you ensure information security and simplify regulatory compliance.

Agenda Manager

  • Laserfiche Agenda Manager simplifies and automates agenda processes from item submission through publication of the final document.

Web Access

  • Laserfiche Web Access, a true thin client, reduces installation, support and maintenance requirements by providing authorized users with access to your documents over the Web.
Quick Fields Laserfiche Plus Laserfiche RME Audit Trail Agenda Manager Web Access WebLink
Out-of-the-Box Functionality
Expand Beyond the Basics

Out-of-the-Box Functionality

Expand Beyond the Basics

Workflow = Efficiency

With powerful business process management tools, Laserfiche Avante integrates both structured and unstructured content into the flow of your business processes, so you enhance productivity, improve efficiency and minimize overhead.

  • Increase productivity by automating manual repetitive tasks.
  • Model, execute and manage business processes without writing code.
  • Trigger workflows based on actions taken in third-party applications like customer relationship management (CRM), geographic information system (GIS), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and more.
  • Learn more about Laserfiche Workflow
  • More than 60 built-in activities help you create workflows quickly, or you can create and run custom Laserfiche Workflow activities with VB.NET or C# scripts.
  • A graphical Workflow Designer enables you to create workflows by mapping your business process with an intuitive interface for testing, modifying and supporting Workflow activities.
  • Laserfiche Workflow builds on the capabilities of Windows Workflow Foundation so you can extend its functionality to all your line-of-business applications.

Laserfiche Avante At Work

  • Government

    We are so busy with such a small staff that we're looking for ways to do more with less. Laserfiche does that for us. With Laserfiche Avante, we're set to experience full ROI within 2.5 years.

    Christine Curtis

    Assistant Town Manager / City of Brownsburg, IN

  • Healthcare

    We use Laserfiche Avante to provide the management team with a comprehensive overview of the company's workflow, including where documents are, who is working on each document and the length of time it takes to process each document. As a result, productivity has increased by 20%.

    Ron Anderson

    Director of Business Development, CHMB

  • Learn more about industry solutions
  • Financial Services

    If a firm has a process that involves multiple touches, multiple points of entry and time sensitivity, then Laserfiche Avante's workflow capability is a viable solution to streamline the process and gain better control. Using Laserfiche, we've saved more than 72 hours of labor annually just by automating a single business process.

    Joseph Salpietro

    President and CEO / Xpryia Investment Advisors

  • Commercial

    In the past, employees would physically walk hard copy folders between departments on the plant floor. It was hard to figure out which departments had seen what and where exactly each order was in the manufacturing process. Thanks to Laserfiche Workflow, information never gets lost, and it's easy to track exactly what's going on at any given time.

    Michael Eklund

    Information Systems Coordinator, RMS Company

Laserfiche Avante Architecture

Laserfiche Avante readily fits into your existing network environment, without requiring custom programming or extensive hardware and software updates. Laserfiche Avante is compatible with Windows XP, 2003, 2008, Vista and 7, and supports Microsoft SQL Express, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database management systems.

  • Manage your Laserfiche Servers and repositories through a desktop Laserfiche Administration Manager snap-in for Microsoft Management Console (MMC) or from anywhere with the Laserfiche Web Administration Console.
  • Use of WebDAV technology offers broad interoperability and integration options, as well as support for Microsoft’s Web Folders.
  • Assign access rights and permissions directly to Active Directory groups, and maintain security through Windows Authentication.
  • Integrate your primary applications into Laserfiche workflows using the Windows Workflow Foundation and .NET.
  • Drag and drop e-mail from Microsoft Outlook into Laserfiche, preserving e-mail metadata.
  • Smarter Outcomes
  • Publication
    and Distribution
    Risk Management
    ROI for
    Repeatable Processes
    Information Portal
    Personalized InterfacesValue Creation
  • Valuable Capabilities
  • Transparent Records ManagementBusiness Process Management
    Enterprise ClassificationDocument Capture and ETLAuditing
    Enterprise Search and RetrievalInformation Life Cycle Management
  • Agile Framework
  • Single Point of Control

    By serving as the universal repository for all organizational content (including paper forms, audio/video files, e-mail, etc.), Laserfiche Avante provides a single point of control for complete life cycle management.

    Integrative Middleware

    By acting as integrative middleware that links into legacy systems and line-of-business applications such as GIS, CRM, ERP and more, Laserfiche Avante allows users to access information in the manner and environment in which they are most comfortable.

    Enable Shared Services

    By enabling shared services, Laserfiche Avante eliminates data silos and automates cross-functional activities, accelerating collaboration and data processing enterprise-wide.

Laserfiche Support & Training

The Laserfiche Software Assurance Plan (LSAP) provides your organization with enhancements as soon as they are released, along with the technical support and detailed technical material that preserves and extends the value of your Laserfiche investment. It ensures that you have every resource you need to meet technical challenges and expand your Laserfiche infrastructure, including:

  • Rapid-response technical support. Your Laserfiche reseller will promptly troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise—before they impact operations or affect staff productivity.
  • Online support resources. Your staff receives access to the Laserfiche Support Site, where they'll find the detailed technical information that helps them optimize system performance and maximize uptime, as well as integrate your document repository with your organization's other line-of-business applications.
  • The latest hotfixes, updates and patches. These critical items ensure that your Laserfiche system continues to operate at peak efficiency.
  • New releases. You'll make sure your system stays current, as new releases of your licensed products are included at no additional charge.
  • An easy path to growth. We're committed to continuously improving and expanding the Laserfiche product suite. And as we do, you can credit 100% of the purchase price of your current Laserfiche software toward any new product line purchases.

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