Utilities are command line tool used to complement various aspects of Papermerge user interface.


Imports documents from email attachments and from local folder.

Command to run:

$ ./manage.py importer <local_directory>


Most important task of the built-in worker is to perform documents’ OCR. Also, if EMail settings are defined (at least email host and email user) - will import periodically (once in 30 seconds), documents from specified email account. Similarly if IMPORTER_DIR is defined - every 30 seconds - will fetch documents from specified directory.

Command to run:

$ ./manage.py worker