Previewing an entire sheet of film in Vuescan. Finally, with VueScan you can control just about any scanner ever made including ones for which the manufacturer quit producing drivers a decade ago. The fact Hamrick Vuescan Pro 9. Vuescan supports more scanners, with a single purchase giving access to the full range of both film and flatbed scanners, and carries a lower price. However speed is incredible. The interface might not be pretty but if you have an older scanner that you still want to use Vuescan could be your only choice. As with SilverFast, if you get VueScan, you can expect to spend a lot of time learning how to use it.

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You adjust offset sliders. The UI for VueScan is cryptic at best and, last time I looked, there is no decent training documentation to explain it.

Stephen Fretz william cuescan – July 19, Roger that: For those that choose to develop their film at home, scanning is the next step in our workflow. I know some features in Vuescan are scanner-dependent though would be surprised if the crop function is; it’s more things like Fine Mode.

The tradeoff, of course, is that the zoomed in image in VueScan is not very high resolution, but if you want to get in and out of the software quickly, this greatly cuts down on your time.

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viescan I bought VueScan on the basis that i could scan multiple images one one page with my old Canon Scanner that wont work with Wondows A year after the back the launch comes recently by Verizon which out as there were of Greenplum said Pat.


I’m not trying to defend Vuescan but I can only say that I’ve had great results with it. View All 4 Photos in Gallery. If your scanner offers hardware-based dust and scratch removal, it should already be supported in the software it came with.

Hans Rosemond has been known to fall down a lot on set. Your choice of software can have a lot to do with where you land on the spectrum.

Lo and behold, Vuescan somehow automatically activated wireless scanning on thewhich was awesome. For 79 USD one gets unlimited future updates. I certainly would not call the online helpfile useless, but it does require reading it carefully to understand how various settings relate to each other. And there are lots of updates.

Just pick anything and go.

I’ll stick with Silverfast. As long as you get the image you want, do it the way you want.

Absolutely agree on the following points: David Stone is an award-winning freelance writer vuezcan computer industry consultant. You could argue that outside of the moment of exposure, scanning carries the most weight in determining the quality of the final image. Essentially, you’re getting a bird’s eye view of your negatives or slides so that you can decide which frames you want to work on in earnest. Hamrick for responding with his input!


For a bit more than the cost of VueScan one could buy a used scanner with free software thats more user friendly. A potentially important plus for VueScan is that Hamrick Software says it supports more than 2, models, compared with SilverFast supporting aboutso it’s more likely to support the scanner you have. I have no connection with VueScan or Hamrick Software other than as a very satisfied customer and yes I have supplied them with well-deserved positive customer reviews on their site.

More on that while vuesan are fine-tuning our scans.

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Retrieved 16 August What I typically do is lay my entire sheet of negatives directly on the scanner bed, set the software to wide transparency, and scan my entire sheet at once. PCMag reviews products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. That said, VueScan is a capable program and I continue to come back to it for important scans despite having SilverFast and Epson Scan available to me.

Neither application’s film profiles are good. This is true of the less sophisticated Epson Scan as well but definitely not true of SilverFast.